Agency Information Collection Activities (Prevalence and Clinical Course of Depression Among Patients with Heart Failure) Under OMB Review, 39786-39787 [E8-15616]

Download as PDF 39786 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 133 / Thursday, July 10, 2008 / Notices extension of a currently approved collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to determine children of Vietnam veterans born with birth defects eligibility for vocational training benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before September 8, 2008. Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0579’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https:// www.Regulations.gov. ADDRESSES: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 or FAX (202) 275–5947. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Request for Vocational Training Benefits—Certain Children of Vietnam Veterans, 38 CFR 21.8014). OMB Control Number: 2900–0579. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Vietnam veterans’ children born with certain birth defects may submit a written claim to request participation in a vocational training VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:58 Jul 09, 2008 Jkt 214001 program. In order for VA to relate the claim to other existing VA records, applicants must provide identifying information about themselves and the natural parent who served in Vietnam. The information collected will allow VA counselors to review existing records and to schedule an appointment with the applicant to evaluate the claim. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 15 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 60. Dated: June 30, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–15615 Filed 7–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900-New (10–21085a– e(NR))] Agency Information Collection Activities (Prevalence and Clinical Course of Depression Among Patients with Heart Failure) Under OMB Review Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and includes the actual data collection instrument. Comments must be submitted on or before August 11, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov; or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900New (10–21085a–e(NR))’’ in any correspondence. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7485, fax (202) 273–0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900-New (10–21085a–e(NR)).’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Prevalence and Clinical Course of Depression Among Patients with Heart Failure, VA HSR&D, Nursing Research Initiative No. 05–209–3, VA Form 10–21085a–e(NR). OMB Control Number: 2900-New (10– 21085a–e(NR)). Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The forms will be used to evaluate the prevalence of clinical depression and depressive symptoms among veterans with heart failure during periods of hospitalization and out patient care. The data will be used to identify the patterns of depression and to understand the temporal relationship between clinical depression, alterations in physical functions, and levels of circulating biochemical markers in heart failure patients. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on April 28, 2008 at page 23009. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,362. a. VA Form 10–21085a(NR)—18 hours. b. VA Form 10–21085b(NR)—109 hours. c. VA Form 10–21085c(NR)—872 hours. d. VA Form 10–21085d(NR)—218 hours. e. VA Form 10–21085e(NR)—145 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 10–21085a(NR)—5 minutes. b. VA Form 10–21085b(NR)—5 minutes. c. VA Form 10–21085c(NR)—40 minutes. d. VA Form 10–21085d(NR)—10 minutes. e. VA Form 10–21085e(NR)—10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,014. E:\FR\FM\10JYN1.SGM 10JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 133 / Thursday, July 10, 2008 / Notices a. VA Form 10–21085a(NR)—218. b. VA Form 10–21085b(NR)—1,308. c. VA Form 10–21085c(NR)—1,308. d. VA Form 10–21085d(NR)—1,308. e. VA Form 10–21085e(NR)—872. Dated: June 30, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–15616 Filed 7–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0001] Agency Information Collection (Veteran’s Application for Compensation and/or Pension) Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 11, 2008 ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0001’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7485, FAX (202) 273–0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0001.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Titles: a. Veteran’s Application for Compensation and/or Pension, VA Form 21–526. b. Authorization and Consent Release Information to the Department of VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:58 Jul 09, 2008 Jkt 214001 Veterans Affairs (VA), VA Form 21– 4142. OMB Control Number: 2900–0001. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veterans complete VA Form 21–526 to apply for compensation and/ or pension benefits. Veterans who need VA’s assistance in obtaining non-VA medical records must complete VA Form 21–4142. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on April 28, 2008, at pages 23008–23009. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VA Form 21–526—589,208. b. VA Form 21–4142—3,292. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 21–526—1 hour and 30 minutes. b. VA Form 21–4142—5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 395,000. Dated: June 30, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–15617 Filed 7–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0405] Agency Information Collection (REPS Annual Eligibility Report) Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. PO 00000 Frm 00142 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39787 Comments must be submitted on or before August 11, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0405’’ in any correspondence. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7485, FAX (202) 273–0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0405.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: REPS Annual Eligibility Report, (Under the Provisions of Section 156, Pub. L. 97–377), VA Form 21–8941. OMB Control Number: 2900–0405. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–8941 is completed annually by claimants who have earned income that is at or near the limit of earned income. The REPS program pays benefits to certain surviving spouses and children of veterans who died in service prior to August 13, 1981 or who died as a result of a service-connected disability incurred or aggravated prior to August 13, 1981. VA uses the information collected to determine a claimant’s continued entitlement to Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors (REPS) benefits. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on May 1, 2008, at pages 24116–24117. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 300 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200. Dated: July 1, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–15618 Filed 7–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\10JYN1.SGM 10JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 133 (Thursday, July 10, 2008)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-New (10-21085a-e(NR))]


Agency Information Collection Activities (Prevalence and Clinical 
Course of Depression Among Patients with Heart Failure) Under OMB 
Review

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 
(44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Health 
Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the 
collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes 
the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and 
burden and includes the actual data collection instrument.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 11, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through https://www.Regulations.gov; or to VA's OMB Desk Officer, OMB 
Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 
10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395-7316. Please refer to ``OMB 
Control No. 2900-New (10-21085a-e(NR))'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management 
Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, 
NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461-7485, fax (202) 273-0443 or e-mail 
denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-New 
(10-21085a-e(NR)).''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Prevalence and Clinical Course of Depression Among Patients 
with Heart Failure, VA HSR&D, Nursing Research Initiative No. 05-209-3, 
VA Form 10-21085a-e(NR).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-New (10-21085a-e(NR)).
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The forms will be used to evaluate the prevalence of 
clinical depression and depressive symptoms among veterans with heart 
failure during periods of hospitalization and out patient care. The 
data will be used to identify the patterns of depression and to 
understand the temporal relationship between clinical depression, 
alterations in physical functions, and levels of circulating 
biochemical markers in heart failure patients.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 
60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of 
information was published on April 28, 2008 at page 23009.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,362.
    a. VA Form 10-21085a(NR)--18 hours.
    b. VA Form 10-21085b(NR)--109 hours.
    c. VA Form 10-21085c(NR)--872 hours.
    d. VA Form 10-21085d(NR)--218 hours.
    e. VA Form 10-21085e(NR)--145 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:
    a. VA Form 10-21085a(NR)--5 minutes.
    b. VA Form 10-21085b(NR)--5 minutes.
    c. VA Form 10-21085c(NR)--40 minutes.
    d. VA Form 10-21085d(NR)--10 minutes.
    e. VA Form 10-21085e(NR)--10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,014.

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    a. VA Form 10-21085a(NR)--218.
    b. VA Form 10-21085b(NR)--1,308.
    c. VA Form 10-21085c(NR)--1,308.
    d. VA Form 10-21085d(NR)--1,308.
    e. VA Form 10-21085e(NR)--872.

    Dated: June 30, 2008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
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