Proposed Information Collection (Obtaining Supplemental Information From Hospital or Doctor); Comment Request, 64014-64015 [E8-25642]

Download as PDF 64014 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 209 / Tuesday, October 28, 2008 / Notices be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: October 17, 2008. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–25634 Filed 10–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8927 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8927, Determination Under Section 860(e)(4) by a Qualified Investment Entity. Written comments should be received on or before December 29, 2008 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn P. Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala, (202) 622–3634, at Internal Revenue ebenthall on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:28 Oct 27, 2008 Jkt 217001 Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Determination Under Section 860(e)(4) by a Qualified Investment Entity. OMB Number: 1545–XXXX. Form Number: Form 8927. Abstract: The American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 (AJCA) expanded the meaning of the term ‘‘determination’’ to include self-determinations made by a regulated investment company (RIC) or a real estate investment trust (REIT). IRC section 860(g) provides that no deficiency dividend deduction shall be allowed under IRC section 860(a) unless a claim is filed within 120 days after the date of the determination. Form 8927 is used by the RIC or REIT to establish the date of determination under IRC section 860(e)(4). Current Actions: This is a new form to be submitted to OMB for approval. This form is being submitted for approval purposes. Type of Review: New Approval request. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours 48 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 140. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: October 20, 2008. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–25641 Filed 10–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0121] Proposed Information Collection (Obtaining Supplemental Information From Hospital or Doctor); 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 this notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine the insured’s eligibility for continued disability insurance benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 29, 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. 2900–0121 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\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 209 / Tuesday, October 28, 2008 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 or FAX (202) 275–5947. 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: Obtaining Supplemental Information from Hospital or Doctor, VA FL 29–551b. OMB Control Number: 2900–0121. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: This form letter is used to request medical evidence from an insured’s attending physician or hospital in connection with continuing disability insurance benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 61 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 244. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0034] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: October 17, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–25642 Filed 10–27–08; 8:45 am] ebenthall on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:28 Oct 27, 2008 Jkt 217001 Proposed Information Collection (Trainee Request for Leave—Chapter 31, Title 38, U.S.C.) 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 currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to evaluate a trainee’s request for leave from Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program training. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 29, 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. 2900–0034’’ 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: 64015 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: Trainee Request for Leave— Chapter 31, Title 38, U.S.C., VA Form 28–1905h. OMB Control Number: 2900–0034. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants complete VA Form 28–1905h to request leave from their Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program training. The trainer or authorized school official must verify on the form that the absence will or will not interfere with claimant’s progress in the program. Claimants will continue to receive subsistence allowance and other program services during the leave period as if he or she were attending training. Disapproval of the request may result in loss of subsistence allowance for the leave period. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 7,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,000. Dated: October 17, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–25644 Filed 10–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P 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 PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0690] Proposed Information Collection (FSC Product Line Surveys) Activity; Comment Request Office of Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 209 (Tuesday, October 28, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0121]


Proposed Information Collection (Obtaining Supplemental 
Information From Hospital or Doctor); 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 this notice. This notice solicits comments for 
information needed to determine the insured's eligibility for continued 
disability insurance benefits.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before December 29, 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. 2900-0121 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: Obtaining Supplemental Information from Hospital or Doctor, 
VA FL 29-551b.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0121.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: This form letter is used to request medical evidence from 
an insured's attending physician or hospital in connection with 
continuing disability insurance benefits.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 61 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 244.

    Dated: October 17, 2008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E8-25642 Filed 10-27-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 8320-01-P