Proposed Information Collection (Student Beneficiary Report-REPS (Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors)) Activity: Comment Request, 44401 [2011-18730]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 142 / Monday, July 25, 2011 / Notices 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. 2900–0107’’ 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. 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: Certificate as to Assets, VA Form 21–4709. OMB Control Number: 2900–0107. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Fiduciaries are required to complete VA Form 21–4709 to report investment in savings, bonds and other securities that he or she received on behalf of beneficiaries who are incompetent or under legal disability. Estate analysts employed by VA use the data collected to verify the fiduciaries’ accounting of a beneficiary’s estate. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 863 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 12 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,316. jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: July 20, 2011. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:15 Jul 22, 2011 Jkt 223001 By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–18733 Filed 7–22–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0399] Proposed Information Collection (Student Beneficiary Report—REPS (Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors)) 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 this notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to confirm a student’s continued entitlement to Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before September 23, 2011. 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. 2900–0399’’ 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 ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 44401 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: Student Beneficiary Report— REPS (Restored Entitlement Program For Survivors), VA Forms 21–8938 and 21–8938–1. OMB Control Number: 2900–0399. Type of Review: Extension of a previously approved collection. Abstract: Students between the ages of 18–23 who are receiving Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors (REPS) benefits based on schoolchild status complete VA Forms 21–8938 and 21–8938–1 to certify that he or she is enroll full-time in an approved school. REPS benefit is paid to children of veterans who died in service or who died as a result of service-connected disability incurred or aggravated prior to August 13, 1981. VA uses the data collected to determine the student’s eligibility for continued REPS benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,767. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,300. Dated: July 20, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–18730 Filed 7–22–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\25JYN1.SGM 25JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 142 (Monday, July 25, 2011)]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-18730]



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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS



[OMB Control No. 2900-0399]




Proposed Information Collection (Student Beneficiary Report--REPS 

(Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors)) 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 this notice. This notice solicits comments on the 

information needed to confirm a student's continued entitlement to 

Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors.



DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 

of information should be received on or before September 23, 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. 2900-0399'' 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: Student Beneficiary Report--REPS (Restored Entitlement 

Program For Survivors), VA Forms 21-8938 and 21-8938-1.

    OMB Control Number: 2900-0399.

    Type of Review: Extension of a previously approved collection.

    Abstract: Students between the ages of 18-23 who are receiving 

Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors (REPS) benefits based on 

schoolchild status complete VA Forms 21-8938 and 21-8938-1 to certify 

that he or she is enroll full-time in an approved school. REPS benefit 

is paid to children of veterans who died in service or who died as a 

result of service-connected disability incurred or aggravated prior to 

August 13, 1981. VA uses the data collected to determine the student's 

eligibility for continued REPS benefits.

    Affected Public: Individuals or households.

    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,767.

    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes.

    Frequency of Response: Annually.

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,300.





    Dated: July 20, 2011.



    By direction of the Secretary.

Denise McLamb,

Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.

[FR Doc. 2011-18730 Filed 7-22-11; 8:45 am]

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