Proposed Information Collection (Trainee Request for Leave-Chapter 31, Title 38, U.S.C.) Activity: Comment Request, 64015 [E8-25644]

Download as PDF 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. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of Management (OM), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0034]


Proposed Information Collection (Trainee Request for Leave--
Chapter 31, Title 38, U.S.C.) 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 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.

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. 2900-0034'' 
in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be 
viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 
https://www.Regulations.gov.

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: 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]
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