Proposed Information Collection (National Registry of Veterans With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis); Comment Request, 47042 [E9-21959]

Download as PDF 47042 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 176 / Monday, September 14, 2009 / Notices FRANCISCO S.P.R. DE R.L., Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico; DOB 23 Jul 1966; POB Mexico; Citizen Mexico; Nationality Mexico; C.U.R.P. TIDL660723MJCRZL07 (Mexico); (INDIVIDUAL) [SDNTK]. Dated: September 3, 2009. Adam J. Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. E9–21984 Filed 9–11–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4811–45–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0649] Proposed Information Collection (National Registry of Veterans With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis); Comment Request AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 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 for information needed to maintain a national registry on veterans diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 13, 2009. Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov; or to Mary Stout, Veterans Health Administration (193E1), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: http://mary.stout@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0649 in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Stout at (202) 461–5867 or FAX (202) 273–9381. cprice-sewell on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:23 Sep 11, 2009 Jkt 217001 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, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’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. Titles: a. ALS Registry Screening Form, VA Form, 10–21047. b. Biannual Telephone National Registry of Veterans with ALS, VA Form 10–21047a. c. Verbal Informed Consent VIA Telephone, National Registry of Veterans with ALS, VA Form 10–21047b. OMB Control Number: 2900–0649. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: ALS is a disease of high priority to the Department of Veterans Affairs because of ongoing concerns about the health of veterans who served in the Gulf War. The creation of the registry will have significance both for VA and for the larger U.S. society in understanding the natural history of ALS. It will provide VA with crucial epidemiological data on the current population of veterans with ALS, as well as the ongoing identification of new cases. The data will help VA to understand how veterans are affected by ALS and may assist with early identification of new ALS clusters. This registry will provide a mechanism for informing veterans with ALS of new clinical drug trials and other studies. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 882. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 29 minutes. Frequency of Response: Semiannually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,808. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 8, 2009. PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. E9–21959 Filed 9–11–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New (21–526c)] Pre-Discharge Compensation Claim; Correction AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice; correction. SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), published two collection of information notices in the Federal Register announcing an opportunity for public comment on information collection requirements. Each notice solicited comments on the information required for service members to participate in the discharge claims program. Both notices contained a typographical error in the VA form number referenced and the OMB control number. This document corrects those errors in each notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, at 202– 461–7485. Correction In FR Doc. E9–12301, published on May 26, 2009, at 74 FR 24902, make the following corrections. On page 24902, in the third column, at the end of ‘‘Title: Pre-Discharge Compensation Claim, VA Form 21–0842’’ remove ‘‘21–0842’’ and add, in its place, ‘‘21–526c’’, and at the end of ‘‘OMB Control Number: 2900— New (21–0842)’’, remove ‘‘(21–0842)’’ and add, in its place ‘‘(21–526c)’’. In FR Doc E9–18627, published on August 4, 2009, at 74 FR 38684, make the following corrections. On page 38684, in the second column, at the end of ‘‘Title: Pre-Discharge Compensation Claim, VA Form 21–0842’’ remove ‘‘21– 0842’’ and add, in it place, ‘‘21–526c’’, and at the end of ‘‘OMB Control Number: 2900—New (21–0842)’’ remove ‘‘(21–0842)’’ and add, in its place ‘‘(21– 526c)’’. Approved: September 8, 2009. William F. Russo, Director of Regulations Management. [FR Doc. E9–22044 Filed 9–11–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\14SEN1.SGM 14SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0649]


Proposed Information Collection (National Registry of Veterans 
With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis); Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 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 for 
information needed to maintain a national registry on veterans 
diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before November 13, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov; or to Mary Stout, Veterans Health Administration 
(193E1), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: http://mary.stout@va.gov. Please refer 
to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0649 in any correspondence. During the 
comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Stout at (202) 461-5867 or FAX 
(202) 273-9381.

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, VHA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of VHA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of VHA'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.
    Titles:
    a. ALS Registry Screening Form, VA Form, 10-21047.
    b. Biannual Telephone National Registry of Veterans with ALS, VA 
Form 10-21047a.
    c. Verbal Informed Consent VIA Telephone, National Registry of 
Veterans with ALS, VA Form 10-21047b.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0649.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: ALS is a disease of high priority to the Department of 
Veterans Affairs because of ongoing concerns about the health of 
veterans who served in the Gulf War. The creation of the registry will 
have significance both for VA and for the larger U.S. society in 
understanding the natural history of ALS. It will provide VA with 
crucial epidemiological data on the current population of veterans with 
ALS, as well as the ongoing identification of new cases. The data will 
help VA to understand how veterans are affected by ALS and may assist 
with early identification of new ALS clusters. This registry will 
provide a mechanism for informing veterans with ALS of new clinical 
drug trials and other studies.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 882.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 29 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Semi-annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,808.

    Dated: September 8, 2009.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. E9-21959 Filed 9-11-09; 8:45 am]
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