Proposed Information Collection (Veteran's Application for Compensation and/or Pension) Activity: Comment Request, 49916-49917 [E9-23481]

Download as PDF 49916 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 187 / Tuesday, September 29, 2009 / Notices Estimated Number of Respondents: 14,000. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 30, 2009. Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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: mary.stout@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0691’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http:// www.Regulations.gov. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Stout (202) 273–8664 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 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. Title: Learner’s Perception (LP) Survey, VA Form 10–0439. OMB Control Number: 2900–0691. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 10–0439 will be use to obtain health care trainees perception of their clinical experience with VA versus non-VA facilities. VA will use the data to identify strengths and opportunities for improvement in VA clinical training programs. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:18 Sep 28, 2009 Jkt 217001 Dated: September 24, 2009. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. E9–23409 Filed 9–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0523] Proposed Information Collection (Loan Analysis) 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 for information to determine the veteran-borrower’s ability to qualify for guaranteed loan. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 30, 2009. 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. 2900–0523’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through at 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. 3501-3520), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Loan Analysis, VA Form 26– 6393. OMB Control Number: 2900–0523. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 26–6393 is used to determine a veteran-borrower qualification for a VA-guaranteed loan. Lenders complete and submit the form to provide evidence of their decision to submit a prior approval loan application or close a loan on the automatic basis is based upon appropriate application of VA credit standards. Affected Public: Federal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 62,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 125,000. Dated: September 24, 2009. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. E9–23410 Filed 9–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0001] Proposed Information Collection (Veteran’s Application for Compensation and/or Pension) 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 E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 187 / Tuesday, September 29, 2009 / Notices 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 revision 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 a veteran’s eligibility, dependency, and income, as applicable, for compensation and/or pension benefits and to assist veterans in reopening a previously denied disability compensation claim or to request an increase in benefit and/or claim for a new service-connected condition. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 30, 2009. Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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: nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0001’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http:// www.Regulations.gov. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:18 Sep 28, 2009 Jkt 217001 of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Titles: a. Veteran’s Application for Compensation and/or Pension, VA Form 21–526. b. Veteran’s Supplemental Claim Application, VA Form 21–526b. c. Authorization and Consent Release Information to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), VA Form 21– 4142. OMB Control Number: 2900–0001. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstracts: a. Veterans complete VA Form 21–526 to apply for compensation and/or pension benefits. b. Veterans who previously filed a claim using VA Form 21–526, Application for Compensation or Pension, and who wish to request an increase in a service connected condition, reopen their claim for a previously denied claim, and/or file a claim for a new service-connected condition must complete VA Form 21– 526b. VA Form 21–526b will be used for supplemental claims for disability compensation. c. Veterans who need VA’s assistance in obtaining non-VA medical records must complete VA Form 21–4142. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VA Form 21–526—391,708. b. VA Form 21–526b—50,000. c. VA Form 21–4142—274. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 21–526—1 hour. b. VA Form 21–526b—15 minutes c. VA Form 21–4142—5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VA Form 21–526—391,708 b. VA Form 21–526b—200,000 c. VA Form 21–4142—3,292. Dated: September 24, 2009. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. E9–23481 Filed 9–28–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0376] Proposed Information Collection (Agent Orange Registry Code Sheet); Comment Request AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: 49917 Notice. SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 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 maintain an upto-date Agent Orange Registry. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 30, 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: mary.stout@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0376’’ 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. Title: Agent Orange Registry Code Sheet, VA Form 10–9009. E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0001]


Proposed Information Collection (Veteran's Application for 
Compensation and/or Pension) 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

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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 revision 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 a veteran's eligibility, dependency, 
and income, as applicable, for compensation and/or pension benefits and 
to assist veterans in reopening a previously denied disability 
compensation claim or to request an increase in benefit and/or claim 
for a new service-connected condition.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before November 30, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through 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: 
nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0001'' 
in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be 
viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 
http://www.Regulations.gov.

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.
    Titles:
    a. Veteran's Application for Compensation and/or Pension, VA Form 
21-526.
    b. Veteran's Supplemental Claim Application, VA Form 21-526b.
    c. Authorization and Consent Release Information to the Department 
of Veterans Affairs (VA), VA Form 21-4142.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0001.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstracts:
    a. Veterans complete VA Form 21-526 to apply for compensation and/
or pension benefits.
    b. Veterans who previously filed a claim using VA Form 21-526, 
Application for Compensation or Pension, and who wish to request an 
increase in a service connected condition, reopen their claim for a 
previously denied claim, and/or file a claim for a new service-
connected condition must complete VA Form 21-526b. VA Form 21-526b will 
be used for supplemental claims for disability compensation.
    c. Veterans who need VA's assistance in obtaining non-VA medical 
records must complete VA Form 21-4142.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden:
    a. VA Form 21-526--391,708.
    b. VA Form 21-526b--50,000.
    c. VA Form 21-4142--274.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:
    a. VA Form 21-526--1 hour.
    b. VA Form 21-526b--15 minutes
    c. VA Form 21-4142--5 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents:
    a. VA Form 21-526--391,708
    b. VA Form 21-526b--200,000
    c. VA Form 21-4142--3,292.

    Dated: September 24, 2009.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
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