Proposed Information Collection (Request for Transportation Expense Reimbursement) Activity; Comment Request, 58567 [2011-24198]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 183 / Wednesday, September 21, 2011 / Notices 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: Report of Accidental Injury in Support of Claim for Compensation or Pension/Statement of Witness to Accident, VA Form 21–4176. OMB Control Number: 2900–0104. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–4176 is used to support a claim for disability benefits based on an accidental injury that a veteran incurred while in the line of duty. VA will use the data collected to determine whether the injury was accidental or a result of willful misconduct by the veteran. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,200 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,400. By direction of the Secretary: Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. wreier-aviles on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2011–24197 Filed 9–20–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:20 Sep 20, 2011 Jkt 223001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0580] Proposed Information Collection (Request for Transportation Expense Reimbursement) 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 on the information needed to determine children with spina bifida eligibility for reimbursement of transportation expenses. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 21, 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. 2900–0580’’ 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 58567 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 Transportation Expense Reimbursement (38 CFR 21.8370). OMB Control Number: 2900–0580. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Children of Vietnam veterans born with spina bifida and receiving vocational training or seeking employment may request reimbursement for transportation expenses. To be eligible, the child must provide supportive documentation of actual expenses incurred for the travel. VA uses the information collected to determine if the child is unable to pursue training or employment without travel assistance. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 63 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 6 minutes. Frequency of Response: Monthly. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 600. By direction of the Secretary: Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–24198 Filed 9–20–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\21SEN1.SGM 21SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0580]


Proposed Information Collection (Request for Transportation 
Expense Reimbursement) 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 on the 
information needed to determine children with spina bifida eligibility 
for reimbursement of transportation expenses.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before November 21, 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. 2900-0580'' 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: Request for Transportation Expense Reimbursement (38 CFR 
21.8370).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0580.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Children of Vietnam veterans born with spina bifida and 
receiving vocational training or seeking employment may request 
reimbursement for transportation expenses. To be eligible, the child 
must provide supportive documentation of actual expenses incurred for 
the travel. VA uses the information collected to determine if the child 
is unable to pursue training or employment without travel assistance.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 63 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 6 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Monthly.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 50.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 600.

    By direction of the Secretary:
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
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