Proposed Information Collection (Notice of Waiver of VA Compensation or Pension To Receive Military Pay and Allowances) Activity; Comment Request, 27381 [2011-11469]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 91 / Wednesday, May 11, 2011 / Notices mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 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: Report of Medical Examination for Disability Evaluation, VA Form 21– 2545. OMB Control Number: 2900–0052. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–2545 is completed by claimants prior to undergoing a VA examination for disability benefits. The examining physician also completes the form to record the findings of such examination. An examination is required where the reasonable probability of a valid claim is indicated in any claims for disability compensation or pension, including claims for benefits based on the need of a veteran, surviving spouse, or parent for regular aid and attendance, and for benefits based on a child’s’ incapacity of self-support. VA uses the data to determine the level of disability. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 45,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 180,000. Dated: May 5, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–11462 Filed 5–10–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:18 May 10, 2011 Jkt 223001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0463] Proposed Information Collection (Notice of Waiver of VA Compensation or Pension To Receive Military Pay and Allowances) Activity; 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 for information needed to waive disability benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before July 11, 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. 2900–0463’’ 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 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27381 (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: Notice of Waiver of VA Compensation or Pension to Receive Military Pay and Allowances, VA Form 21–8951 and VA Form 21–8951–2. OMB Control Number: 2900–0463. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants who wish to waive VA disability benefits in order to receive active or inactive duty training pay are required to complete VA Forms 21–8951 and 21–8951–2. Active and inactive duty training pay cannot be paid concurrently with VA disability compensation or pension benefits. Claimants who elect to keep training pay must waive VA benefits for the number of days equal to the number of days in which they received training pay. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 21,000. Dated: May 5, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. 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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0463]


Proposed Information Collection (Notice of Waiver of VA 
Compensation or Pension To Receive Military Pay and Allowances) 
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 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 waive disability benefits.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before July 11, 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. 2900-0463'' 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: Notice of Waiver of VA Compensation or Pension to Receive 
Military Pay and Allowances, VA Form 21-8951 and VA Form 21-8951-2.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0463.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Claimants who wish to waive VA disability benefits in 
order to receive active or inactive duty training pay are required to 
complete VA Forms 21-8951 and 21-8951-2. Active and inactive duty 
training pay cannot be paid concurrently with VA disability 
compensation or pension benefits. Claimants who elect to keep training 
pay must waive VA benefits for the number of days equal to the number 
of days in which they received training pay.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 3,500 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 21,000.

    Dated: May 5, 2011.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-11469 Filed 5-10-11; 8:45 am]
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