Proposed Information Collection (Certification of Lessons Completed) Activity: Comment Request, 66691 [E8-26629]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 218 / Monday, November 10, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0353] Proposed Information Collection (Certification of Lessons Completed) 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 for information needed to report the number of correspondence course lessons completed and for correspondence schools to report the number of lessons serviced. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 9, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 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. 2900–0353’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:09 Nov 07, 2008 Jkt 217001 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: Certification of Lessons Completed, (Under Chapters 30, 32, and 35, Title 38, U.S.C.; Chapters 31, 110, 1606 and 1607, Title 10, U.S.C., and Section 903, Public Law 96–342), VA Forms 22–6553b and 22–6553b–1. OMB Control Number: 2900–0353. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Students enrolled in a correspondence school complete VA Forms 22–6553b and 22–6553b–1 to report the number of correspondence course lessons completed and forward the forms to the correspondence school for certification. School official certifies the number of lessons serviced and submits the forms to VA for processing. Benefits are payable based on the data provided on the form. Benefits are not payable when students interrupt, discontinue, or complete the training. VA uses the data collected to determine the amount of benefit that is payable. Affected Public: Individuals or households, and Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 411 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Quarterly. Estimated Number of Respondents: 821. Number of Responses Annually: 2,463. Dated: October 30, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–26629 Filed 11–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0695] Proposed Information Collection (Application for Reimbursement of Licensing or Certification Test Fees) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: 66691 Notice. 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 revision of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine an applicant’s eligibility for reimbursement of licensing and certification test fees. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 9, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 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. 2900–0695’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. 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. E:\FR\FM\10NON1.SGM 10NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0353]


Proposed Information Collection (Certification of Lessons 
Completed) 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 report the number of correspondence course 
lessons completed and for correspondence schools to report the number 
of lessons serviced.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before January 9, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 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. 2900-0353'' in any correspondence. 
During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

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: Certification of Lessons Completed, (Under Chapters 30, 32, 
and 35, Title 38, U.S.C.; Chapters 31, 110, 1606 and 1607, Title 10, 
U.S.C., and Section 903, Public Law 96-342), VA Forms 22-6553b and 22-
6553b-1.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0353.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Students enrolled in a correspondence school complete VA 
Forms 22-6553b and 22-6553b-1 to report the number of correspondence 
course lessons completed and forward the forms to the correspondence 
school for certification. School official certifies the number of 
lessons serviced and submits the forms to VA for processing. Benefits 
are payable based on the data provided on the form. Benefits are not 
payable when students interrupt, discontinue, or complete the training. 
VA uses the data collected to determine the amount of benefit that is 
payable.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, and Business or other 
for-profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 411 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Quarterly.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 821.
    Number of Responses Annually: 2,463.

    Dated: October 30, 2008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E8-26629 Filed 11-7-08; 8:45 am]
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