Proposed Information Collection (Exam for Housebound Status or Permanent Need for Regular Aid and Attendance) Activity; Comment Request, 42922-42923 [E8-16805]

Download as PDF 42922 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 142 / Wednesday, July 23, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New (VA Form 4939)] Agency Information Collection (Complaint of Employment Discrimination) Activities Under OMB Review Office of Human Resources and Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–21), this notice announces that the Office of Human Resources and Administration (OHR&A), 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 22, 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 (VA Form 4939)’’ in any correspondence. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR A COPY OF THE SUBMISSION 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 (VA Form 4939).’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Complaint of Employment Discrimination, VA Form 4939. OMB Control Number: 2900–New (VA Form 4939). Type of Review: Existing collection in use without an OMB control number. Abstract: VA employees, former employees and applicants for employment who believe they were denied employment based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental disability and/ or reprisal for prior Equal Employment Opportunity activity complete VA Form 4939 to file complaint of discrimination. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:14 Jul 22, 2008 Jkt 214001 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 14, 2008, at page 27896. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 162 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 324. Dated: July 15, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–16801 Filed 7–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0545] Agency Information Collection (Report of Medical, Legal, and Other Expenses Incident to Recovery for Injury or Death) 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. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 22, 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– 0545’’ 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– PO 00000 Frm 00152 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 7485, FAX (202) 273–0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0545.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Report of Medical, Legal, and Other Expenses Incident to Recovery for Injury or Death, VA Form 21–8416b. OMB Control Number: 2900–0545. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants complete VA Form 21–8416b to report compensation awarded by another entity or government agency for personal injury or death. Such award is considered as countable income; however, medical, legal or other expenses incident to the injury or death, or incident to the collection or recovery of the compensation may be deducted from the amount awarded or settled. The information collected is used to determine the claimant’s eligibility for income based benefits and the rate payable. 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 14, 2008, at pages 27895–27896. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,125 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 45 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,500. Dated: July 15, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–16803 Filed 7–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New (21–2680)] Proposed Information Collection (Exam for Housebound Status or Permanent Need for Regular Aid and Attendance) Activity; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM 23JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 142 / Wednesday, July 23, 2008 / Notices 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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comment on information needed to determine eligibility for aid and attendance and/or housebound benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before September 22, 2008. Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://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–New (21– 2680)’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https://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: Exam for Housebound Status or Permanent Need for Regular Aid and Attendance, VA Form 21–2680. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:14 Jul 22, 2008 Jkt 214001 OMB Control Number: 2900–New (21–2680). Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: VA will use VA Form 21– 2680 to gather medical information that is necessary to determine beneficiaries or claimants receiving treatment from private doctors or physicians, eligibility for aid and attendance or housebound benefit. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 7,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 14,000. Dated: July 15, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–16805 Filed 7–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0108] Agency Information Collection (Report of Income From Property or Business) 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. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 22, 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– 0108’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of PO 00000 Frm 00153 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42923 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. 2900–0108.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Report of Income from Property or Business, VA Form 21–4185. OMB Control Number: 2900–0108. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants complete VA Form 21–4185 to report income and expenses that derived from rental property and/or operation of a business. VA uses the information to determine whether the claimant is eligible for VA benefits and, if eligibility exists, the proper rate of payment. 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 14, 2008, at pages 27894–27895. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,700. Dated: July 15, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–16807 Filed 7–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0556] Agency Information Collection (Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care) Activities 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, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM 23JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-New (21-2680)]


Proposed Information Collection (Exam for Housebound Status or 
Permanent Need for Regular Aid and Attendance) 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

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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 new 
collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the 
notice. This notice solicits comment on information needed to determine 
eligibility for aid and attendance and/or housebound benefits.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before September 22, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through https://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-New (21-
2680)'' in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may 
be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 
https://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: Exam for Housebound Status or Permanent Need for Regular Aid 
and Attendance, VA Form 21-2680.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-New (21-2680).
    Type of Review: New collection.
    Abstract: VA will use VA Form 21-2680 to gather medical information 
that is necessary to determine beneficiaries or claimants receiving 
treatment from private doctors or physicians, eligibility for aid and 
attendance or housebound benefit.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 7,000 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 14,000.

    Dated: July 15, 2008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E8-16805 Filed 7-22-08; 8:45 am]
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