Proposed Information Collection (Clarification of a Notice of Disagreement) Activity Comment Request, 66960-66961 [E8-26860]

Download as PDF 66960 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 219 / Wednesday, November 12, 2008 / Notices The press release and a copy of a sample Large Position Report, which appears in Appendix B of the rules at 17 CFR Part 420, are available at the Bureau of the Public Debt’s Web site at https://www.treasurydirect.gov/instit/ statreg/gsareg/gsareg.htm. Questions about Treasury’s large position reporting rules should be directed to Treasury’s Government Securities Regulations Staff at Public Debt on (202) 504–3632. Questions regarding the method of submission of Large Position Reports should be directed to the Government Securities Dealer Statistical Unit of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York at (212) 720– 7993. The collection of large position information has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act under OMB Control Number 1535– 0089. Karthik Ramanathan, Acting Assistant Secretary for Financial Markets. [FR Doc. E8–26932 Filed 11–7–08; 12:00 pm] BILLING CODE 4810–39–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0156] Proposed Information Collection (Notice of Change in Student Status) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 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 revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to report changes in students’ enrollment status. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 12, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:12 Nov 10, 2008 Jkt 217001 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. 2900–0156’’ 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: Notice of Change in Student Status (Under Chapter 30, 32, or 35, Title 38 U.S.C.; Chapters 1606 and 1607, Title 10 U.S.C.; or Section 901 and 903 of Pub. L. 96–342; the National Call to Service Provision of Public Law 107– 314; the ‘‘Transfer of Entitlement’’ Provision of Pub. L. 107–107; and the Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986), VA Form 22–1999b. OMB Control Number: 2900–0156. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Educational institutions use VA Form 22–1999b to report a student’s enrollment status. Benefits are not payable when the student interrupts or terminates a program. VA uses the information to determine the student’s continued entitlement to educational benefits or if the benefits should be increased, decreased, or terminated. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 51,667 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 a. VA Form 22–1999b (Paper Copy)— 16,667 hours. b. VA Form 22–1999b (Electronically Filed)—35,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 22–1999b (Paper Copy)— 10 minutes. b. VA Form 22–1999b (Electronically Filed)—7 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,500. Estimated Total Number of Responses Annually: 400,000. a. VA Form 22–1999b (Paper Copy)— 100,000. b. VA Form 22–1999b (Electronically Filed)—300,000. Dated: November 5, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–26857 Filed 11–10–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0674] Proposed Information Collection (Clarification of a Notice of Disagreement) Activity Comment Request Board of Veterans’ Appeals, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA), 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 the information needed to clarify actions taken by the agency of original jurisdiction regarding a claimant’s disagreement with his or her rating decision. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 12, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov or to Sue DATES: E:\FR\FM\12NON1.SGM 12NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 219 / Wednesday, November 12, 2008 / Notices Hamlin, Board of Veterans’ Appeals (01C), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail sue.hamlin@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0674’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https:// www.Regulations.gov. Sue Hamlin at (202) 461–8194 or fax (202) 565–5270. 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: Clarification of Notice of Disagreement. OMB Control Number: 2900–0674. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:30 Nov 10, 2008 Jkt 217001 Abstract: A Notice of Disagreement (NOD) is a written communication from a claimant or his or her representative to express disagreement or dissatisfaction with the result of an adjudicative determination by the agency of original jurisdiction (AOJ). The data collected will be used by the AOJ to reexamine the issues in dispute and to determine if additional review or development is warranted. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 113,539. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 1 hour. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Respondents: 113,539. Dated: November 5, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–26860 Filed 11–10–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans will be held on December 15–16, 2008, at the Ritz Carlton New Orleans, 921 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, in room Union Terrace A. The sessions will start at 8 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. each day. The meeting is open to the public. PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66961 The purpose of the Committee is to provide the Secretary of Veterans Affairs with an on-going assessment of the effectiveness of the policies, organizational structures, and services of the Department in assisting homeless veterans. The Committee shall assemble and review information relating to the needs of homeless veterans and provide advice on the most appropriate means of offering assistance to homeless veterans. The Committee will make recommendations to the Secretary regarding such activities. On December 15, the Committee will receive briefings from VA and other federal departments on programs and activities affecting homeless veterans. On December 16, the Committee will continue to receive informational presentations and will begin its discussion of recommendations to be included in the upcoming annual report. Those wishing to attend the meeting should contact Mr. Pete Dougherty, Department of Veterans Affairs, at (202) 461–7401. No time will be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public. However, the Committee will accept written comments from interested parties on issues affecting homeless veterans. Such comments should be referred to the Committee at the following address: Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans, Homeless Veterans Programs Office (075D), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. Dated: November 4, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E8–26861 Filed 11–10–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\12NON1.SGM 12NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 219 (Wednesday, November 12, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0674]


Proposed Information Collection (Clarification of a Notice of 
Disagreement) Activity Comment Request

AGENCY: Board of Veterans' Appeals, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Board of Veterans' Appeals (BVA), 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 the 
information needed to clarify actions taken by the agency of original 
jurisdiction regarding a claimant's disagreement with his or her rating 
decision.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before January 12, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through https://www.Regulations.gov or to Sue

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Hamlin, Board of Veterans' Appeals (01C), Department of Veterans 
Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail 
sue.hamlin@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0674'' 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 or fax 
(202) 565-5270.

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: Clarification of Notice of Disagreement.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0674.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: A Notice of Disagreement (NOD) is a written communication 
from a claimant or his or her representative to express disagreement or 
dissatisfaction with the result of an adjudicative determination by the 
agency of original jurisdiction (AOJ). The data collected will be used 
by the AOJ to reexamine the issues in dispute and to determine if 
additional review or development is warranted.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 113,539.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 1 hour.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Number of Respondents: 113,539.

    Dated: November 5, 2008.

By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
 [FR Doc. E8-26860 Filed 11-10-08; 8:45 am]
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