Proposed Information Collection (Monthly Statement of Wages Paid to Trainee) Activity; Comment Request, 40913 [E8-16240]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 137 / Wednesday, July 16, 2008 / Notices mary.stout@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0620’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Stout (202) 461–5867 or FAX (202) 273–9381. 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, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’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: Payment and Reimbursement for Emergency Services for Non ServiceConnected Conditions in Non-VA Facilities, 38 U.S.C. 1725. OMB Control Number: 2900–0620. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veterans enrolled in VA’s health-care system are personally liable for emergency treatment rendered at non-VA health facilities. Veterans or their representative, and the health care provider of the emergency treatment to the veteran must submit a claim in writing or complete a Health Insurance Claim Form CMS 1500 or Medical Uniform Institutional Provider Bill Form UB–04 to request payment or reimbursement for such treatment. VA uses the data collected to determine the claimant’s eligibility for payment or reimbursement. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, individuals or households, and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 82,690 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:00 Jul 15, 2008 Jkt 214001 Estimated Number of Respondents: 330,759. Dated: July 10, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–16239 Filed 7–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0368] Proposed Information Collection (Monthly Statement of Wages Paid to Trainee) Activity; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comment on information needed to determine the correct rate of subsistence allowance and wages payable to a trainee in an approved onthe-job training or apprenticeship program. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before September 15, 2008. DATES: 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: nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0368’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 or FAX (202) 275–5947. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40913 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: Monthly Statement of Wages Paid to Trainee (Chapter 31, Title 38, U.S.C.), VA Form 28–1917. OMB Control Number: 2900–0368. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Employers providing on-job or apprenticeship training to veterans complete VA Form 28–1917 to report each veteran’s wages during the preceding month. VA uses the information to determine whether the veteran is receiving the appropriate wage increase and correct rate of subsistence allowance. Employers also use the form to document any training difficulties the veteran may be experiencing making it possible for VA’s case manager to intervene to assist the veteran in a timely manner. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, Individuals or households, Notfor-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,800 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: Monthly. Estimated Number of Respondents: 300. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 3,600. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: July 10, 2008. By direction of the Secretary: Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–16240 Filed 7–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 137 (Wednesday, July 16, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0368]


Proposed Information Collection (Monthly Statement of Wages Paid 
to Trainee) Activity; Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of 
Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment 
on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under 
the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are 
required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each 
proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension 
of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public 
comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comment on 
information needed to determine the correct rate of subsistence 
allowance and wages payable to a trainee in an approved on-the-job 
training or apprenticeship program.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before September 15, 2008.

ADDRESSES: 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: 
nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0368'' 
in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be 
viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 
www.Regulations.gov.

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: Monthly Statement of Wages Paid to Trainee (Chapter 31, 
Title 38, U.S.C.), VA Form 28-1917.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0368.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Employers providing on-job or apprenticeship training to 
veterans complete VA Form 28-1917 to report each veteran's wages during 
the preceding month. VA uses the information to determine whether the 
veteran is receiving the appropriate wage increase and correct rate of 
subsistence allowance. Employers also use the form to document any 
training difficulties the veteran may be experiencing making it 
possible for VA's case manager to intervene to assist the veteran in a 
timely manner.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, Individuals or 
households, Not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,800 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Monthly.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 300.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 3,600.

    Dated: July 10, 2008.
    By direction of the Secretary:
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E8-16240 Filed 7-15-08; 8:45 am]
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