Agency Information Collection (VA/DOD Joint Disability Evaluation Board Claim) Activity Under OMB Review, 68446 [E9-30575]

Download as PDF 68446 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 246 / Thursday, December 24, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0704] Agency Information Collection (VA/ DOD Joint Disability Evaluation Board Claim) Activity Under OMB Review AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 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 25, 2010. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through http://www.Regulations.gov or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:40 Dec 23, 2009 Jkt 220001 Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0704’’ 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 denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0704.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: VA/DOD Joint Disability Evaluation Board Claim, VA Form 21– 0819. OMB Control Number: 2900–0704. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: As a result of President Bush’s Interagency Task Force on Returning Global War on Terror Heroes, VA and the Department of Defense (DOD) have agreed to develop a joint process in which Global War on Terror (GWOT) service members are evaluated to assign disability ratings, which will be used to determine military retention, level of disability for retirement, and VA disability compensation. VA Form 21– 0819 will be used to gather the PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 necessary information to determine the service member’s eligibility for participation in a joint DOD/VA Disability Evaluation Board and VA compensation after separation from service. 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 October 14, 2009, at pages 52841–52842. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 7,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 14,000. Dated: December 18, 2009. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. E9–30575 Filed 12–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\24DEN1.SGM 24DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0704]


Agency Information Collection (VA/DOD Joint Disability Evaluation 
Board Claim) Activity Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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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 25, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through http://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. 2900-0704'' 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 
denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
0704.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: VA/DOD Joint Disability Evaluation Board Claim, VA Form 21-
0819.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0704.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: As a result of President Bush's Interagency Task Force on 
Returning Global War on Terror Heroes, VA and the Department of Defense 
(DOD) have agreed to develop a joint process in which Global War on 
Terror (GWOT) service members are evaluated to assign disability 
ratings, which will be used to determine military retention, level of 
disability for retirement, and VA disability compensation. VA Form 21-
0819 will be used to gather the necessary information to determine the 
service member's eligibility for participation in a joint DOD/VA 
Disability Evaluation Board and VA compensation after separation from 
service.
    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 October 14, 2009, at pages 52841-52842.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 7,000 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 14,000.

    Dated: December 18, 2009.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
 Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. E9-30575 Filed 12-23-09; 8:45 am]
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