Proposed Information Collection (Accelerated Payment Verification of Completion Letter) Activity: Comment Request, 60132-60133 [2011-24824]

Download as PDF 60132 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 188 / Wednesday, September 28, 2011 / Notices 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: State Application for Interment Allowance Under 38 U.S.C., Chapter 23, VA Form 21–530a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0565. Type of Review: Extension of a previously approved collection. Abstract: Data collected on VA Form 21–530a is used to determine a State’s eligibility for burial allowance for eligible veterans interred in a State Veteran’s Cemetery. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,550 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,100. Dated: September 22, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–24822 Filed 9–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0005] Proposed Information Collection (Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by Parent(s), (Including Accrued Benefits and Death Compensation)) 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 sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:20 Sep 27, 2011 Jkt 223001 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 a claimant’s eligibility for dependency and indemnity compensation, death compensation, and/or accrued benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 28, 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. 2900–0005’’ 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: Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by Parent(s), (Including Accrued Benefits and Death Compensation), VA Form 21– 535. OMB Control Number: 2900–0005. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Surviving parent(s) of veterans whose death was service connected complete VA Form 21–535 to PO 00000 Frm 00136 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 apply for dependency and indemnity compensation, death compensation, and/or accrued benefits. The information collected is used to determine the claimant’s eligibility for death benefits sought. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 4,320 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 1 hour 12 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,600. Dated: September 22, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–24823 Filed 9–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0636] Proposed Information Collection (Accelerated Payment Verification of Completion Letter) 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 currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine whether a claimant received his or her accelerated payment. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 28, 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 188 / Wednesday, September 28, 2011 / Notices gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0636’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Agency Information Collection (Application for Individualized Tutorial Assistance): Activity Under OMB Review 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: Accelerated Payment Verification of Completion Letter, VA Form 22–0840. OMB Control Number: 2900–0636. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants electing to receive an accelerate payment for educational assistance allowance must certify they received such payment and how the payment was used. The data collected is used to determine the claimant’s entitlement to accelerated payment. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 44 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 349. Estimated Annual Responses: 524. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 22, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–24824 Filed 9–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:20 Sep 27, 2011 Jkt 223001 [OMB Control No. 2900–0171] Veterans Benefits Administration, 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 Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit 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 October 28, 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– 0171’’ 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 denise.mclamb@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0171.’’ SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Title: Application for Individualized Tutorial Assistance, VA Form 22–1990t. OMB Control Number: 2900–0171. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Students receiving VA educational assistance and need tutoring to overcome a deficiency in one or more course complete VA Form 22– 1990t to apply for supplemental allowance for tutorial assistance. The student must provide the course or courses for which he or she requires tutoring, the number of hours and charges for each tutorial session and the name of the tutor. The tutor must certify that he or she provided tutoring at the specified charges and that he or she is not a close relative of the student. Certifying officials at the student’s educational institution must certify that SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00137 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60133 the tutoring was necessary for the student’s pursuit of program; the tutor was qualified to conduct individualized tutorial assistance; and the charges for the tutoring did not exceed the customary charges for other students who receive the same tutorial assistance. 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 July 22, 2011, at pages 44090–44091. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 350 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 700. Dated: September 22, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–24825 Filed 9–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0061] Proposed Information Collection (Request for Supplies (Chapter 31— Vocational Rehabilitation)); 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 determine whether supplies requested for a veteran’s rehabilitation program are necessary. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 188 (Wednesday, September 28, 2011)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0636]


Proposed Information Collection (Accelerated Payment Verification 
of Completion Letter) 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 currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment 
in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information 
needed to determine whether a claimant received his or her accelerated 
payment.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before November 28, 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.

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gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0636'' 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: Accelerated Payment Verification of Completion Letter, VA 
Form 22-0840.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0636.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Claimants electing to receive an accelerate payment for 
educational assistance allowance must certify they received such 
payment and how the payment was used. The data collected is used to 
determine the claimant's entitlement to accelerated payment.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 44 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 349.
    Estimated Annual Responses: 524.

    Dated: September 22, 2011.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-24824 Filed 9-27-11; 8:45 am]
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