Agency Information Collection (Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Death Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child) Activities Under OMB Review, 50403-50404 [E8-19737]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 26, 2008 / Notices individual either negotiates a check or receives education benefits via direct deposit or electronic funds transfer under the program elected. VA uses the election to determine which benefit is payable based on the individual’s Selected Reserve service. 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 June 3, 2008, at pages 31736–31737. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,667 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,000. Dated: August 18, 2008. By direction of the Secretary Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–19726 Filed 8–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0014] Agency Information Collection (Authorization and Certification of Entrance or Reentrance Into Rehabilitation and Certification of Status) Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. sroberts on PROD1PC76 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 September 25, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human VerDate Aug<31>2005 00:53 Aug 26, 2008 Jkt 214001 Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0014’’ 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. 2900–0014.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Authorization and Certification of Entrance or Reentrance into Rehabilitation and Certification of Status, VA Form 28–1905. OMB Control Number: 2900–0014. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA case managers use VA Form 28–1905 to identify program participants and provide specific guidelines on the planned program to facilities providing education, training, or other rehabilitation services. Facility officials certify that the claimant has enrolled in the planned program and submit the form to VA. VA uses the data collected to ensure that claimants do not receive benefits for periods for which they did not participate in any rehabilitation, special restorative or specialized vocational training programs. 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 June 10, 2008, at page 32790. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions, Individuals or households, Business or other for-profit, Farms, Federal Government, and State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 7,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 90,000. Dated: August 18, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–19734 Filed 8–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50403 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0004] Agency Information Collection (Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Death Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child) 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 September 25, 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– 0004’’ 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. 2900–0004.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Titles: a. Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Death Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child (Including Death Compensation if Applicable), VA Form 21–534. b. Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by a Surviving Spouse or Child—In-service Death Only, VA Form 21–543a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0004. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: a. VA Form 21–534 is used to gather the necessary information to determine surviving spouse and/or children of veterans entitlement to dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC), death C:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1 50404 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 26, 2008 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES benefits,(including death compensation is applicable), and any accrued benefits not paid to the veteran prior to death. b. Military Casualty Assistance Officers complete VA Form 21–534 to assist surviving spouse and/or children of veterans who died on active duty in processing claims for dependency and indemnity compensation benefits. Accrued benefits and death compensation are not payable in claims for DIC. 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 June 10, 2008, at pages 32790–32791. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VA Form 21–534—76,136 hours. b. VA Form 21–534a—600 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 21–534—75 minutes. b. VA Form 21–534a—15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. VerDate Aug<31>2005 00:53 Aug 26, 2008 Jkt 214001 Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VA Form 21–534—76,136. b. VA Form 21–534a—600. Dated: August 18, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–19737 Filed 8–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on VA Disability Compensation and Related Benefits; Notice of Establishment As required by Section 9(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Veterans Affairs hereby gives notice of the establishment of the Advisory Committee on VA Disability Compensation and Related Benefits. The Secretary of Veterans Affairs had determined that establishing the Committee is both necessary and in the public interest. The Advisory Committee on VA Disability Compensation and Related Benefits will advise the Secretary of PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Veterans Affairs on establishing and supervising a schedule to conduct periodic reviews of each of the body systems in the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities (VASRD), and to make recommendations on the possible expansion of VA benefits to address the impact on quality of life, the need for transition assistance, and the potential for successful rehabilitation. Committee members will be selected by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. The Committee’s membership will be selected from among recognized experts, veterans, and others with special competence in areas such as disability claims adjudication, vocational rehabilitation, disability programs management, workers’ compensation, rehabilitative medicine, mental health research, military medical services management, veterans’ benefits advocacy, and survivor benefits advocacy. Dated: August 19, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E8–19659 Filed 8–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P C:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 26, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50403-50404]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0004]


Agency Information Collection (Application for Dependency and 
Indemnity Compensation, Death Pension and Accrued Benefits by a 
Surviving Spouse or Child) Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits 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 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 September 25, 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. 2900-0004'' 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-
0004.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Titles:
    a. Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Death 
Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child (Including 
Death Compensation if Applicable), VA Form 21-534.
    b. Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by a 
Surviving Spouse or Child--In-service Death Only, VA Form 21-543a.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0004.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract:
    a. VA Form 21-534 is used to gather the necessary information to 
determine surviving spouse and/or children of veterans entitlement to 
dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC), death

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benefits,(including death compensation is applicable), and any accrued 
benefits not paid to the veteran prior to death.
    b. Military Casualty Assistance Officers complete VA Form 21-534 to 
assist surviving spouse and/or children of veterans who died on active 
duty in processing claims for dependency and indemnity compensation 
benefits. Accrued benefits and death compensation are not payable in 
claims for DIC.
    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 June 10, 2008, at pages 32790-32791.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden:
    a. VA Form 21-534--76,136 hours.
    b. VA Form 21-534a--600 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:
    a. VA Form 21-534--75 minutes.
    b. VA Form 21-534a--15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents:
    a. VA Form 21-534--76,136.
    b. VA Form 21-534a--600.

    Dated: August 18, 2008.

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