Proposed Information Collection (Conversion From Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance to Veterans' Group Life Insurance); Comment Request, 60407 [E8-24146]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 198 / Friday, October 10, 2008 / Notices needed to assess the effectiveness of current procedures used in conducting hearings. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 9, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov or to Sue Hamlin (01C), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: sue.hamlin@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0548’’ 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 Sue Hamlin at (202) 461–8194. 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, BVA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of BVA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of BVA’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: Board of Veterans’ Appeals Customer Satisfaction with Hearing Survey, VA Form 0745. OMB Control Number: 2900–0548. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 0745 is completed by appellants at the conclusion their hearing with the Board of Veterans’ Appeals. The data collected will be used to assess the effectiveness of current hearing procedures used in conducting hearings and to develop better methods of serving veterans and their families. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 110 hours. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:11 Oct 09, 2008 Jkt 217001 Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 6 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,102. Dated: October 3, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–24145 Filed 10–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New (VGLI Survey)] Proposed Information Collection (Conversion From Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance to Veterans’ Group Life Insurance); 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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to this notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to ensure that separating service members, especially service members with disabilities are informed about their life insurance option, including converting from Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance to Veterans’ Group Life Insurance. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 9, 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 (VGLI Survey) in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal PO 00000 Frm 00180 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60407 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: Independent Evaluation of the Conversion Privilege from Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI) to Veterans’ Group Life Insurance (VGLI) for Disabled Service Members. OMB Control Number: 2900–New (VGLI Survey). Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: The data collected will be used to determine the appropriate target rate to convert from SGLI to VGLI and to determine whether recently separated veterans with VA or Department of Defense disabilities with a disability rating of 50% or above made informed and rational decisions on their need for VGLI coverage. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 413 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,216. Dated: October 3, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–24146 Filed 10–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 198 (Friday, October 10, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-New (VGLI Survey)]


Proposed Information Collection (Conversion From Servicemembers' 
Group Life Insurance to Veterans' Group Life Insurance); 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 new 
collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to this 
notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to ensure 
that separating service members, especially service members with 
disabilities are informed about their life insurance option, including 
converting from Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance to Veterans' Group 
Life Insurance.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before December 9, 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 
(VGLI Survey) 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: Independent Evaluation of the Conversion Privilege from 
Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (SGLI) to Veterans' Group Life 
Insurance (VGLI) for Disabled Service Members.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-New (VGLI Survey).
    Type of Review: New collection.
    Abstract: The data collected will be used to determine the 
appropriate target rate to convert from SGLI to VGLI and to determine 
whether recently separated veterans with VA or Department of Defense 
disabilities with a disability rating of 50% or above made informed and 
rational decisions on their need for VGLI coverage.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 413 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,216.

    Dated: October 3, 2008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
 [FR Doc. E8-24146 Filed 10-9-08; 8:45 am]
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