Proposed Information Collection (Application for Burial Benefits) Activity: Comment Request, 74231-74232 [E8-28828]

Download as PDF dwashington3 on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 235 / Friday, December 5, 2008 / Notices CFR 103.19. This information will be made available, in accordance with strict safeguards, to appropriate criminal law enforcement and regulatory personnel, and to the registered securities associations and national securities exchanges (so-called selfregulatory organizations) for use in official performance of their duties, for regulatory purposes and in investigations and proceedings involving domestic and international money laundering, terrorist financing, tax violations, fraud, and other financial crimes. Broker-dealers, futures commission merchants, and introducing brokers in commodities required to report suspicious transactions, or reporting such transactions voluntarily, will be subject to the protection from liability contained in 31 U.S.C. 5318(g)(3) and to the prohibition contained in 31 U.S.C. 5318(g)(2) against notifying any person involved in the transaction that a suspicious activity report has been filed. The current SAR–SF may be reviewed at https://www.fincen.gov/forms/files/ fin101_sar-sf.pdf. Type of Review: Renewal without change of a currently approved information collection. Affected public: Business or other forprofit institutions. Frequency: As required. Estimated Reporting Burden: Average of 60 minutes per response. (The reporting burden of the regulations (31 CFR 103.17 and 103.19) is reflected in the burden for the form.) Estimated Recordkeeping Burden for 31 CFR 103.17 or 31 CFR 103.19: 2 hours. Estimated number of respondents = 8,300. Estimated Total Annual Responses = 15,500. Estimated Total Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: 46,500 hours. 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. Records required to be retained under the Bank Secrecy Act must be retained for five years. 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; VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:27 Dec 04, 2008 Jkt 217001 (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. Dated: November 25, 2008. James H. Freis, Jr., Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. [FR Doc. E8–28804 Filed 12–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–02–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0636] Agency Information Collection (Accelerated Payment Verification of Completion Letter) Activities Under OMB Review AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 5, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0636’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7485, FAX (202) 273–0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0636.’’ PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74231 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Accelerated Payment Verification of Completion Letter. OMB Control Number: 2900–0636. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants electing to receive an accelerated payment for educational assistance allowance must certify they received such payment and how the payment was used. The data collected is used to determine the claimant’s entitlement to accelerated payment. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on September 23, 2008, at page 54898. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 150 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,119. Estimated Annual Responses: 1,798. Dated: November 25, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–28825 Filed 12–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0003] Proposed Information Collection (Application for Burial Benefits) Activity: Comment Request AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: 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 extension of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1 dwashington3 on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES 74232 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 235 / Friday, December 5, 2008 / Notices needed to determine a deceased veteran’s eligibility for burial benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before February 3, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 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. 2900–0003’’ 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: Application for Burial Benefits (Under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 23), VA Form 21–530. OMB Control Number: 2900–0003. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants complete VA Form 21–530 to apply for burial benefits, including transportation for deceased veterans. VA will use the information collected to determine the veteran’s eligibility for burial benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households and businesses or other for profit. Estimated Annual Burden: 100,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:27 Dec 04, 2008 Jkt 217001 Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 300,000. Dated: November 24, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–28828 Filed 12–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0098] Agency Information Collection (Application for Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance) Activities Under OMB Review AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 5, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0098’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7485, FAX (202) 273–0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0098.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (Under Provisions of Chapter 35, Title 38, U.S.C.), VA Form 22–5490. OMB Control Number: 2900–0098. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 22–5490 is completed by a veteran’s spouse, PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 surviving spouse, or children to apply for Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance (DEA) benefits. DEA benefits are payable if the veteran is permanently and totally disabled, died as a result of a service-connected disability, missing in action, captured or detained for more than 90 days. VA uses the data collected to determine the claimant’s eligibility to DEA benefits. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on September 23, 2008, at pages 54898– 54899. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 22,566. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 45 minutes Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,088. Dated: November 25, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–28824 Filed 12–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New (VAARS 810.7108 and 819.7113)] Agency Information Collection ´ ´ (Mentor-Protege Program Application and Reports) Activities Under OMB Review AGENCY: Office of Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Office of Management (OM), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 5, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 235 (Friday, December 5, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0003]


Proposed Information Collection (Application for Burial Benefits) 
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 on information

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needed to determine a deceased veteran's eligibility for burial 
benefits.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before February 3, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 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. 2900-0003'' 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: Application for Burial Benefits (Under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 
23), VA Form 21-530.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0003.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Claimants complete VA Form 21-530 to apply for burial 
benefits, including transportation for deceased veterans. VA will use 
the information collected to determine the veteran's eligibility for 
burial benefits.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households and businesses or other 
for profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 100,000 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 300,000.

    Dated: November 24, 2008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E8-28828 Filed 12-4-08; 8:45 am]
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