Proposed Information Collection (Supplemental Information for Change of Program or Reenrollment After Unsatisfactory Attendance, Conduct or Progress) Activity: Comment Request, 46482-46483 [E9-21571]

Download as PDF 46482 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 173 / Wednesday, September 9, 2009 / Notices ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–New (VR&E Outcome).’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Proposed Information Collection (VR&E Program National Outcome Follow-Up With Employment Based Rehabilitated Veterans Survey). OMB Control Number: 2900–New (VR&E Outcome). Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: The VR&E program provides services and assistance to enable Veterans with service-connected disability to achieve employment-based rehabilitated status. VA will use the National Outcome Follow-Up With Employment Based Rehabilitated Veterans survey to follow up with Veterans who were declared ‘‘Rehabilitated’’ by entering suitable employment after completing a VR&E vocational training program. The data collected will assist VA in analyzing the outcome of VR&E services provided to Veterans who achieved employmentbased rehabilitated status. 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 June 12, 2009, at page 28106. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 7.5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,000. Dated: September 2, 2009. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. E9–21568 Filed 9–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS cprice-sewell on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES [OMB Control No. 2900–0524] Proposed Information Collection (VA Police Officer Pre-Employment Screening Checklist); Comment Request AGENCY: Office of Operations, Security, and Preparedness, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Office of Operations, Security, and Preparedness (OSP), VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:47 Sep 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 Department of Veterans Affairs, 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 without change of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine an applicant’s qualification and suitability as a VA police officer. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 9, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov; or to Harry Brist, Office of Operations, Security, and Preparedness, Department of Veterans Affairs, LETC, 2200 Fort Root Drive, Little Rock, AR 72114 or email: harry.brist@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0524’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Harry Brist at (501) 257–4051 or FAX (501) 257–4145. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from 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, OSP invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of OSP’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of OSP’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: VA Police Officer PreEmployment Screening Checklist, VA Form 0120. OMB Control Number: 2900–0524. PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA personnel complete VA Form 0120 to document preemployment history and conduct background checks on applicants seeking employment as VA police officers. VA will use the data collected to determine the applicant’s qualification and suitability to be hired as a VA police officer. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 250 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Responses: 1,500. Dated: September 2, 2009. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. E9–21569 Filed 9–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0358] Proposed Information Collection (Supplemental Information for Change of Program or Reenrollment After Unsatisfactory Attendance, Conduct or Progress) 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 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 determine a claimant’s eligibility for additional educational benefits for a change of program or reenrollment after unsatisfactory attendance, conduct or progress. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 9, 2009. E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 173 / Wednesday, September 9, 2009 / Notices Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://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. 2900–0358’’ 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: Supplemental Information for Change of Program or Reenrollment after Unsatisfactory Attendance, Conduct or Progress, VA Form 22–8873. OMB Control Number: 2900–0358. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veterans and other eligible persons may change their program of education under conditions prescribed by Title 38 U.S.C. 3691. A claimant can normally make one change of program without VA approval. VA approval is required if the claimant makes any additional change of program. Before VA can approve benefits for a second or subsequent change of program, VA must first determine that the new program is suitable to the claimant’s aptitudes, interests, and abilities, or that the cause of any unsatisfactory progress or conduct has been resolved before entering into a different program. VA Form 22–8873 is used to gather the cprice-sewell on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:47 Sep 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 necessary information only if the suitability of the proposed training program cannot be established from information already available in the claimant’s VA education records or the results of academic or vocational counseling are not available to VA. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 14,629 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 29,258. Dated: September 2, 2009. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. E9–21571 Filed 9–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0017] Agency Information Collection (Annual-Final Report and Account) 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 October 9, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through http://www.Regulations.gov or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0017’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7485, FAX (202) 273–0443 or e-mail PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46483 denise.mclamb@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0017.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Titles: a. Annual-Final Report and Account, VA Form 21–4706. b. Federal Fiduciary’s Account, VA Form 21–4706b. c. Court Appointed Fiduciary’s Account, VA Form 21–4706c. d. Account Book, VA Form 21–4718. e. Certificate of Balance on Deposit and Authorization To Disclose Financial Records (Pursuant to Title 38, U.S.C., Chapter 55 and Title 12, U.S.C., Chapter 35), VA Form 21–4718a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0017. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA maintains supervision of the distribution and use of VA benefits paid to fiduciaries on behalf of VA claimants who are incompetent, a minor, or under legal disability. The forms are used to verify beneficiaries’ deposit remaining at a financial institution against a fiduciary’s accounting. The following forms will be used to ensure claimants’ benefits payments are administered properly. a. VA Forms 21–4706, 4706b and 4706c are used by estate to determine proper usage of benefits paid to fiduciaries. The 21–4706 and 21–4706b are both necessary to conform to requirement of various state courts. b. VA Form 21–4718 is provided to VA fiduciaries to submit accountings to either State courts or the VA. It is not a reporting form per se but a vehicle to assist the fiduciary in accurately maintaining records of monies received and spent. c. VA Form 21–4718a—Fiduciaries are required to obtain certifications that the balances remaining on deposit in financial institutions as shown on accountings are correct. Certifying official at a financial institution completing the form must affix the institution’s official seal or stamp. The data collected is used to appoint an appropriate fiduciary for a VA beneficiary and to prevent fiduciaries from supplying false certification, embezzling funds, and possibly prevent and/or identify fraud, waste and abuse of government funds paid to fiduciaries on behalf of VA beneficiaries. 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 June 29, 2009, at pages 31111–31112. E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 173 (Wednesday, September 9, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 46482-46483]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-21571]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0358]


Proposed Information Collection (Supplemental Information for 
Change of Program or Reenrollment After Unsatisfactory Attendance, 
Conduct or Progress) 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 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 determine a claimant's eligibility for additional 
educational benefits for a change of program or reenrollment after 
unsatisfactory attendance, conduct or progress.

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

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ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://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. 2900-0358'' 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: Supplemental Information for Change of Program or 
Reenrollment after Unsatisfactory Attendance, Conduct or Progress, VA 
Form 22-8873.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0358.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Veterans and other eligible persons may change their 
program of education under conditions prescribed by Title 38 U.S.C. 
3691. A claimant can normally make one change of program without VA 
approval. VA approval is required if the claimant makes any additional 
change of program. Before VA can approve benefits for a second or 
subsequent change of program, VA must first determine that the new 
program is suitable to the claimant's aptitudes, interests, and 
abilities, or that the cause of any unsatisfactory progress or conduct 
has been resolved before entering into a different program. VA Form 22-
8873 is used to gather the necessary information only if the 
suitability of the proposed training program cannot be established from 
information already available in the claimant's VA education records or 
the results of academic or vocational counseling are not available to 
VA.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 14,629 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 29,258.

    Dated: September 2, 2009.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. E9-21571 Filed 9-8-09; 8:45 am]
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