Proposed Information Collection (Approval of School Attendance) Activity: Comment Request, 61148-61149 [2011-25380]

Download as PDF 61148 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 191 / Monday, October 3, 2011 / Notices 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: Fiduciary Statement in Support of Appointment, VA Form 21–0792. OMB Control Number: 2900–0670. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Individual’s seeking appointment as a fiduciary of VA beneficiaries complete VA Form 21– 0792. VA uses the data collected to determine the individual’s qualification as a fiduciary and to inquire about his or her credit and criminal background. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,875 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,500. Dated: September 28, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–25381 Filed 9–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0013] Proposed Information Collection (Application for United States Flag for Burial Purposes) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:42 Sep 30, 2011 Jkt 223001 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 the information needed to determine eligibility for issuance of a burial flag for a deceased veteran. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 2, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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. 2900–0013’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http:// www.Regulations.gov. 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 United States Flag for Burial Purposes, VA Form 21– 2008. OMB Control Number: 2900–0013. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–2008 is used to determine a family member or friend of PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 a deceased veteran eligibility for issuance of a burial flag. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 162,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 650,000. Dated: September 28, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–25383 Filed 9–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0049] Proposed Information Collection (Approval of School Attendance) 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 necessary to determine entitlement to compensation and pension benefits for a child between the ages of 18 and 23 attending school. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 2, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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. 2900–0049’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 191 / Monday, October 3, 2011 / Notices a. VA Forms 21–674 and 674c— 138,000 hours. b. VA Form 21–674b—39,500 hours. System (FDMS) at http:// www.Regulations.gov. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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. Titles: a. Request for Approval of School Attendance, VA Form 21–674 and 21– 674c. b. School Attendance Report, VA Form 21–674b. OMB Control Number: 2900–0049. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Recipients of disability compensation, dependency and indemnity compensation, disability pension, and death pension are entitled to benefits for eligible children between the ages of 18 and 23 who are attending school. VA Forms 21–674, 21–674c and 21–674b are used to confirm school attendance of children for whom VA compensation or pension benefits are being paid and to report any changes in entitlement factors, including marriages, a change in course of instruction and termination of school attendance. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VA Forms 21–674 and 674c— 34,500 hours. b. VA Form 21–674b—3,292 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Forms 21–674 and 674c—15 minutes. b. VA Form 21–674b—5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:42 Sep 30, 2011 Jkt 223001 Dated: September 28, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–25380 Filed 9–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New (DBQs—Group 4)] Agency Information Collection (Disability Benefits Questionnaires— Group 4) Activity Under OMB Review 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 November 2, 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– New (DBQs–Group 4)’’ in any correspondence. SUMMARY: 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–New (DBQs– Group 4).’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Titles: Cranial Nerve Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960C3. Narcolepsy Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21– 0960C6. PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61149 Fibromyalgia Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21– 0960C7. Seizure Disorders (Epilepsy) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960C11. Dental and Oral Conditions, including Mouth, Lips, and Tongue (Other than Temporomandibular Joint Conditions) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21– 0960D1. Endocrine Diseases (other than Thyroid, Parathyroid or Diabetes Mellitus). Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960–E–2. Thyroid & Parathyroid Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960–E–3. Hernias (Including Abdominal, Inguinal, and Femoral Hernias) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960–H–1. HIV-Related Illnesses Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960– I–2. Infectious Diseases (Other Than HIVRelated Illness, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or Tuberculosis) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960–I–3. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and Other Autoimmune Diseases Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960–I–4. Nutritional Deficiencies Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960–I–5. Urinary Tract (including Bladder & Urethra) Conditions (excluding Male Reproductive System) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960–J–4. Respiratory Conditions (other than Tuberculosis and Sleep Apnea) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960–L–1. Loss of Sense of Smell and/or Taste Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960–N–3. Sinusitis/Rhinitis and Other Conditions of the Nose, Throat, Larynx, and Pharynx Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960– N–4. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960–Q–1. OMB Control Number: 2900–New (DBQs—Group 4). Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: Data collected on VA Form 21–0960 series will be used to obtain information from claimants’ treating physician that is necessary to adjudicate a claim for disability benefits. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 191 (Monday, October 3, 2011)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-25380]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0049]


Proposed Information Collection (Approval of School Attendance) 
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 necessary to determine entitlement to compensation and 
pension benefits for a child between the ages of 18 and 23 attending 
school.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before December 2, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through 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. 2900-0049'' 
in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be 
viewed online through the Federal Docket Management

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System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov.

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.
    Titles:
    a. Request for Approval of School Attendance, VA Form 21-674 and 
21-674c.
    b. School Attendance Report, VA Form 21-674b.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0049.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Recipients of disability compensation, dependency and 
indemnity compensation, disability pension, and death pension are 
entitled to benefits for eligible children between the ages of 18 and 
23 who are attending school. VA Forms 21-674, 21-674c and 21-674b are 
used to confirm school attendance of children for whom VA compensation 
or pension benefits are being paid and to report any changes in 
entitlement factors, including marriages, a change in course of 
instruction and termination of school attendance.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden:
    a. VA Forms 21-674 and 674c--34,500 hours.
    b. VA Form 21-674b--3,292 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:
    a. VA Forms 21-674 and 674c--15 minutes.
    b. VA Form 21-674b--5 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents:
    a. VA Forms 21-674 and 674c--138,000 hours.
    b. VA Form 21-674b--39,500 hours.

    Dated: September 28, 2011.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-25380 Filed 9-30-11; 8:45 am]
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