Proposed Information Collection (Application for Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance) Activity: Comment Request, 54898-54899 [E8-22188]

Download as PDF 54898 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 23, 2008 / Notices 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. 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 July 16, 2008, at pages 40912–40913. 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. Estimated Number of Respondents: 330,759. Dated: September 16, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–22186 Filed 9–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0636] Proposed Information Collection (Accelerated Payment Verification of Completion Letter) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 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 currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:54 Sep 22, 2008 Jkt 214001 needed to determine whether a claimant received his or her accelerated payment. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 24, 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 to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0636’’ 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: 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: Accelerated Payment Verification of Completion Letter, VA Form 22–5490. OMB Control Number: 2900–0636. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants electing to receive an accelerate payment for educational assistance allowance must certify they received such payment and how the payment was used. The data collected is used to determine the claimant’s entitlement to accelerated payment. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 150 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,119. Estimated Annual Responses: 1,798. Dated: September 16, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–22187 Filed 9–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0098] Proposed Information Collection (Application for Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance) 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 information needed to determine a veteran’s spouse, surviving spouse, or child eligibility for Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 24, 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 to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0098’’ 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: E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 23, 2008 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 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: Application for Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (Under Provisions of Chapter 35, Title 38, U.S.C.), VA Form 22–5490. OMB Control Number: 2900–0098. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 22–5490 is completed by a veteran’s spouse, surviving spouse, or children to apply for Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA) benefits. DEA benefits are payable if the veteran is permanently and totaled disabled, died as a result of a service-connected disability, missing in action, captured or detained for more than 90 days. VA uses the data collected to determine the claimant’s eligibility for DEA benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 22,566 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 45 minutes. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:54 Sep 22, 2008 Jkt 214001 Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,088. Dated: September 16, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–22188 Filed 9–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0368] Agency Information Collection (Monthly Statement of Wages Paid to Trainee) 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 October 23, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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– 0368’’ 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 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54899 7485, FAX (202) 273–0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0368.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. 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 July 16, 2008, at page 40913. 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. Dated: September 16, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–22189 Filed 9–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 185 (Tuesday, September 23, 2008)]
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[FR Doc No: E8-22188]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0098]


Proposed Information Collection (Application for Survivors' and 
Dependents' Educational Assistance) 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 
information needed to determine a veteran's spouse, surviving spouse, 
or child eligibility for Survivors' and Dependents' Educational 
Assistance benefits.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before November 24, 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. 2900-0098'' 
in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be 
viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 
https://www.Regulations.gov.

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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: Application for Survivors' and Dependents' Educational 
Assistance (Under Provisions of Chapter 35, Title 38, U.S.C.), VA Form 
22-5490.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0098.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 22-5490 is completed by a veteran's spouse, 
surviving spouse, or children to apply for Survivors' and Dependents' 
Educational Assistance (DEA) benefits. DEA benefits are payable if the 
veteran is permanently and totaled disabled, died as a result of a 
service-connected disability, missing in action, captured or detained 
for more than 90 days. VA uses the data collected to determine the 
claimant's eligibility for DEA benefits.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 22,566 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 45 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,088.

    Dated: September 16, 2008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E8-22188 Filed 9-22-08; 8:45 am]
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