Proposed Information Collection (Request for Certificate of Eligibility) Activity; Comment Request, 24568-24569 [2011-10581]

Download as PDF 24568 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 84 / Monday, May 2, 2011 / Notices period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [OMB Control No. 2900–0324] 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: VA MATIC Authorization, VA Form 29–0532–1. OMB Control Number: 2900–0492. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veteran policyholders complete VA Form 29–0532–1 to authorize deduction of Government Life Insurance premiums from their bank account. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES6 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: April 27, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–10584 Filed 4–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:48 Apr 29, 2011 Jkt 223001 Proposed Information Collection (Supplemental Physical Examination Report); 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 this notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine a veteran’s eligibility or reinstatement for Government Life insurance. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before July 1, 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 nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0324’’ 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; SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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. Supplemental Physical Examination Report, VA Form 29–8146. b. Attending Physician’s Statement, VA Form 29–8158. c. Supplemental Physical Examination Report (Diabetes— Physician’s Report), VA Form 29–8160. OMB Control Number: 2900–0324. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The forms are used to obtain information regarding the physical and/ or mental condition of a veteran who has submitted an application for Government Life Insurance or reinstatement of eligibility for such insurance. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VA Form 29–8146—750 hours. b. VA Form 29–8158—165 hours. c. VA Form 29–8160—165 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. VA Form 29–8146—45 minutes. b. VA Form 29–8158—45 minutes. c. VA Form 29–8160—45 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VA Form 29–8146—220. b. VA Form 29–8158—1,000. c. VA Form 29–8160—220. Dated: April 27, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–10582 Filed 4–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0086] Proposed Information Collection (Request for Certificate of Eligibility) Activity; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1 mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES6 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 84 / Monday, May 2, 2011 / Notices 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 determine an applicant’s eligibility for loan guaranty benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before July 1, 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 nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0086’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the 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: Request for Certificate of Eligibility, VA Form 26–1880. OMB Control Number: 2900–0086. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:48 Apr 29, 2011 Jkt 223001 Abstract: The data collected on VA Form 26–1880 is used to determine a claimant’s eligibility for home loan guaranty benefits. Claimants also use VA Form 26–1880 to request restoration of entitlement previously used, or a duplicate Certificate of Eligibility due to the original being lost or stolen. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 62,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250,000 Dated: April 27, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–10581 Filed 4–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0605] Agency Information Collection (Application for Accreditation as a Claims Agent or Attorney) Under OMB Review Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Office of General Counsel (OGC), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted 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 June 1, 2011. 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– 0605’’ 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) 461–0966 or e-mail SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24569 denise.mclamb@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0605.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Titles: a. Application for Accreditation as a Claims Agent or Attorney, VA Form 21a. b. Filing of Representatives’ Fee Agreements. c. Motions for Review of Such Fee Agreements. OMB Control Number: 2900–0605. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Applicants seeking accreditation as claims agents or attorneys to represent benefits claimants before VA must complete VA Form 21a. The applicant is required to file the application with VA General Counsel to establish initial eligibility for accreditation. The information requested is necessary to establish the statutory and regulatory eligibility requirements, e.g., good character and reputation which includes basic identifying information, information concerning past representation, military service, employment, criminal activity and mental health of the applicant. The data is used to determine the applicant’s eligibility for accreditation as a claims agent. The data collected under Filing of Representatives’ Fee Agreements and Motions for Review of Such Fee Agreements is used to determine whether a fee agreement between claimants and their representative is in compliance with the law governing representation. 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 February 8, 2011, at page 6846. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: a. Application for Accreditation as a Claims Agent, VA Form 21a—1,967 hours. b. Filing of Representatives’ Fee Agreements—1,222 hours c. Motions for Review of Such Fee Agreements—78 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. Application for Accreditation as a Claims Agent or Attorney, VA Form 21a—45 minutes. b. Filing of Representatives’ Fee Agreements—12 minutes. c. Motions for Review of Such Fee Agreements—2 hours. E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 84 (Monday, May 2, 2011)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0086]


Proposed Information Collection (Request for Certificate of 
Eligibility) 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

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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 determine an applicant's eligibility for loan 
guaranty benefits.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before July 1, 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 nancy.kessinger@va.gov. 
Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0086'' in any correspondence. 
During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the 
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: Request for Certificate of Eligibility, VA Form 26-1880.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0086.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The data collected on VA Form 26-1880 is used to 
determine a claimant's eligibility for home loan guaranty benefits. 
Claimants also use VA Form 26-1880 to request restoration of 
entitlement previously used, or a duplicate Certificate of Eligibility 
due to the original being lost or stolen.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 62,500 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 250,000

    Dated: April 27, 2011.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-10581 Filed 4-29-11; 8:45 am]
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