Proposed Information Collection (VA Enrollment Certification) Activity: Comment Request, 67561 [2011-28154]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 211 / Tuesday, November 1, 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: Certification of Lessons Completed, VA Forms 22–6553b and 22–6553b–1. OMB Control Number: 2900–0353. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Students enrolled in a correspondence school complete VA Forms 22–6553b and 22–6553b–1 to report the number of correspondence course lessons completed and forward the forms to the correspondence school for certification. School official certifies the number of lessons serviced and submits the forms to VA for processing. Benefits are payable based on the data provided on the form. Benefits are not payable when students interrupt, discontinue, or complete the training. VA uses the data collected to determine the amount of benefit is payable. Affected Public: Individuals or households, and Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 411 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Quarterly. Estimated Number of Respondents: 821. Number of Responses Annually: 2,463. Dated: October 26, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–28152 Filed 10–31–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [OMB Control No. 2900–0073] Proposed Information Collection (VA Enrollment Certification) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:04 Oct 31, 2011 Jkt 226001 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 for information needed to determine the amount of educational benefits payable to claimants pursuing approved programs of education. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 3, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0073’’ 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: VA Enrollment Certification, VA Form 22–1999. OMB Control Number: 2900–0073. PO 00000 Frm 00160 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67561 Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: School officials and employers complete VA Form 22–1999 to report and certify a claimant’s enrollment in an educational program. The data is used to determine the amount of benefits payable and whether the claimant requested an advanced or accelerated payment. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: a. Electronically—104,262 hours. b. Paper copy—55,855 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: c. Electronically—8 minutes. d. Paper copy—10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. Electronically—781,967. b. Paper copy—335,129. Dated: October 26, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–28154 Filed 10–31–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Notice of establishment of new system of records. ACTION: The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552(e)(4)) requires that all agencies publish in the Federal Register a notice of the existence and character of their systems of records. Notice is hereby given that VA is establishing a new system of records entitled ‘‘Community Residential Care and Medical Foster Home Programs—VA’’ (142VA114). SUMMARY: Comments on this new system of records must be received no later than December 1, 2011. If no public comment is received, the new system will become effective December 1, 2011. ADDRESSES: Written comments concerning the proposed amended system of records may be submitted through http://www.regulations.gov; by mail or hand-delivery to Director, Regulations Management (02REG), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Room 1068, Washington, DC 20420; or by fax to (202) 273–9026. All comments received will be available for public inspection in DATES: E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0073]


Proposed Information Collection (VA Enrollment Certification) 
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 for 
information needed to determine the amount of educational benefits 
payable to claimants pursuing approved programs of education.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before January 3, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits 
Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. 
Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0073'' 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: VA Enrollment Certification, VA Form 22-1999.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0073.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: School officials and employers complete VA Form 22-1999 
to report and certify a claimant's enrollment in an educational 
program. The data is used to determine the amount of benefits payable 
and whether the claimant requested an advanced or accelerated payment.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Annual Burden:
    a. Electronically--104,262 hours.
    b. Paper copy--55,855 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent:
    c. Electronically--8 minutes.
    d. Paper copy--10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents:
    a. Electronically--781,967.
    b. Paper copy--335,129.

    Dated: October 26, 2011.

    By direction of the Secretary.

Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
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