Proposed Information Collection (Certification of School Attendance-REPS); Comment Request, 16859 [2011-7032]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 58 / Friday, March 25, 2011 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 or FAX (202) 275–5947. 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: Statement of Marital Relationship, VA Form 21–4170. OMB Control Number: 2900–0114. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–4170 is completed by individuals claiming to be common law widows/widowers of deceased veterans and by veterans and their claimed common law spouses to establish marital status. VA uses the information collected to determine whether a common law marriage was valid under the law of the place where the parties resided at the time of the marriage or under the law of the place where the parties resided when the right to benefits accrued. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,708 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 25 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,500. erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: March 21, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–7031 Filed 3–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:16 Mar 24, 2011 Jkt 223001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0394] Proposed Information Collection (Certification of School Attendance— REPS); Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 information needed to verify beneficiaries receiving Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors (REPS) benefits are actually in enrolled an approved school. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before May 24, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M33), 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. 2900–0394’’ 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00136 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16859 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: Certification of School Attendance—REPS, VA Form 21–8926. OMB Control Number: 2900–0394. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–8926 is used to verify beneficiaries receiving REPS benefits based on schoolchild status are in fact enrolled full-time in an approved school and is otherwise eligible for continued benefits. The program pays benefits to certain surviving spouses and children of veterans who died in service prior to August 13, 1981 or who died as a result of a service-connected disability incurred or aggravated prior to August 13, 1981. Beneficiaries over age 18 and under age 23 must be enrolled full–time in an approved post-secondary school at the beginning of the school year to continue receiving REPS benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 300 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200. Dated: March 21, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. 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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0394]


Proposed Information Collection (Certification of School 
Attendance--REPS); 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 
information needed to verify beneficiaries receiving Restored 
Entitlement Program for Survivors (REPS) benefits are actually in 
enrolled an approved school.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before May 24, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits 
Administration (20M33), 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. 2900-0394'' 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: Certification of School Attendance--REPS, VA Form 21-8926.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0394.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 21-8926 is used to verify beneficiaries receiving 
REPS benefits based on schoolchild status are in fact enrolled full-
time in an approved school and is otherwise eligible for continued 
benefits. The program pays benefits to certain surviving spouses and 
children of veterans who died in service prior to August 13, 1981 or 
who died as a result of a service-connected disability incurred or 
aggravated prior to August 13, 1981. Beneficiaries over age 18 and 
under age 23 must be enrolled full-time in an approved post-secondary 
school at the beginning of the school year to continue receiving REPS 
benefits.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 300 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200.

    Dated: March 21, 2011.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-7032 Filed 3-24-11; 8:45 am]
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