Proposed Information Collection (Request for Transportation Expense Reimbursement (38 CFR 21.8370)) Activity; Comment Request, 50673-50674 [E8-19901]

Download as PDF sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 167 / Wednesday, August 27, 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 extension of a currently approved collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine whether supplies requested for a veteran’s rehabilitation program are necessary. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before October 27, 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 to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0061’’ 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: Request for Supplies (Chapter 31–Vocational Rehabilitation), VA Form 28–1905m. OMB Control Number: 2900–0061. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:52 Aug 26, 2008 Jkt 214001 Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 28–1905m is used to request supplies for veterans in rehabilitation programs. The official at the facility providing rehabilitation services to the veteran completes the form and certifies that the veteran needs the supplies for his or her program and that the veteran does not have the requested item in his or her possession and the veteran certifies that he or she is not in possession of any of the supplies listed on the form. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions, individuals or households, business or other for-profit, and farms. Estimated Annual Burden: 12,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 60 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000. Dated: August 21, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–19900 Filed 8–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0580] Proposed Information Collection (Request for Transportation Expense Reimbursement (38 CFR 21.8370)) 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 comments on the information needed to determine children with spina bifida eligibility for reimbursement of transportation expenses. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50673 collection of information should be received on or before October 27, 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. 2900–0580’’ 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: Request for Transportation Expense Reimbursement (38 CFR 21.8370). OMB Control Number: 2900–0580. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Children of Vietnam veterans born with spina bifida and receiving vocational training or seeking employment may request reimbursement for transportation expenses. To be eligible, the child must provide supportive documentation of actual expenses incurred for the travel. VA uses the information collected to determine if the child is unable to pursue a vocational training or employment without travel assistance. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 63 hours. E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 50674 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 167 / Wednesday, August 27, 2008 / Notices Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 6 minutes. Frequency of Response: Monthly. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 600. Dated: August 21, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–19901 Filed 8–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New (22–0830)] Agency Information Collection (Agreement for Release of VA Education Information to Third Party) Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. sroberts on PROD1PC70 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 26, 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 (22–0830)’’ 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 (22–0830).’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Agreement for Release of VA Education Information to Third Party, VA Form 22–0830. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:52 Aug 26, 2008 Jkt 214001 OMB Control Number: 2900–New (22–0830). Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: Claimants on active duty and overseas complete VA Form 22– 0830 to authorize VA to release his or her education benefits information to a third party calling on their behalf. Without the claimant’s written consent VA cannot divulge any information, such as the status of a claim, rates of payment or date of payments to individuals calling on behalf of the claimant. 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 31737–31738. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 11,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 132,000. Dated: August 21, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–19902 Filed 8–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0710] Agency Information Collection Activities (VSO Access to VHA Electronic Health Records) 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. PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Comments must be submitted on or before September 26, 2008. DATES: 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– 0710’’ in any correspondence. ADDRESSES: 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@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0710.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: VSO Access to VHA Electronic Health Records, VA Form 10–0400. OMB Control Number: 2900–0710. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VSO’s complete VA Form 10–0400 to request authorization to access VA VistA database. VA will use the data collected to provide VSO’s who were granted power of attorney by veterans with medical information recorded in VHA electronic health records system, authorization to access medical information needed to process a veteran’s compensation and pension claim. 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 32789. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 400 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000. By direction of the Secretary: Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–19903 Filed 8–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 167 (Wednesday, August 27, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50673-50674]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-19901]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0580]


Proposed Information Collection (Request for Transportation 
Expense Reimbursement (38 CFR 21.8370)) 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 comments on the 
information needed to determine children with spina bifida eligibility 
for reimbursement of transportation expenses.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before October 27, 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. 2900-0580'' 
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: Request for Transportation Expense Reimbursement (38 CFR 
21.8370).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0580.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Children of Vietnam veterans born with spina bifida and 
receiving vocational training or seeking employment may request 
reimbursement for transportation expenses. To be eligible, the child 
must provide supportive documentation of actual expenses incurred for 
the travel. VA uses the information collected to determine if the child 
is unable to pursue a vocational training or employment without travel 
assistance.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 63 hours.

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    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 6 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Monthly.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 50.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 600.

    Dated: August 21, 2008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E8-19901 Filed 8-26-08; 8:45 am]
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