Proposed Information Collection (Authorization To Disclose Personal Beneficiary/Claimant Information to a Third Party) Activity: Comment Request, 13158-13159 [2013-04400]

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[FR Doc. 2013–04328 Filed 2–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0162] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Proposed Information Collection (Monthly Certification of Flight Training) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:35 Feb 25, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 information needed to ensure that the amount of benefits payable to a student pursuing flight training is correct. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before April 29, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 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 nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0162’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632–8921 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: Monthly Certification of Flight Training, VA Form 22–6553c. OMB Control Number: 2900–0162. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. PO 00000 Frm 00145 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Abstract: Veterans, individuals on active duty training and reservist training, may receive benefits for enrolling in or pursuing approved vocational flight training. VA Form 22– 6553c serves as a report of flight training pursued and termination of such training. Payments are based on the number of hours of flight training completed during each month. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 7,306 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,435. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 14,610. Dated: February 21, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. William F. Russo, Deputy Director, Office of Regulations Policy and Management, Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–04402 Filed 2–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0736] Proposed Information Collection (Authorization To Disclose Personal Beneficiary/Claimant Information to a Third Party) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of 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 information needed to allow VA to share personal beneficiary or claims information to a third party. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before April 29, 2013. E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 38 / Tuesday, February 26, 2013 / Notices Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS), 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: nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0736’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632–8924 or FAX (202) 632–8925. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Public Law 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: Authorization to Disclose Personal Beneficiary/Claimant Information to a Third Party, VA Form 21–0845. OMB Control Number: 2900–0736. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–0845 will be used to release information in the following circumstances: where the individual identifies the particular information and consents to its use; for the purpose for which it was collected or a consistent purpose (i.e. a purpose which the individual might have reasonably expected). Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,667 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:35 Feb 25, 2013 Jkt 229001 Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000. Dated: February 7, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. William F. Russo, Deputy Director, Office of Regulations Policy and Management, Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–04400 Filed 2–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0325] Proposed Information Collection (Certificate of Delivery of Advance Payment and Enrollment) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 information needed to authorize advance payment of educational assistance benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before April 29, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 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 nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0325’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632–8924 or FAX (202) 275–5947. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. PO 00000 Frm 00146 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 13159 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 of Delivery of Advance Payment and Enrollment, VA Form 22–1999V. OMB Control Number: 2900–0325. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA will make payments of educational assistance in advance when the veteran, servivcemember, reservist, or eligible person has specifically requested such payment. The school in which a student is accepted or enrolled delivers the advance payment to the student and is required to certify the deliveries to VA. VA Form 22–1999V serves as the certificate of delivery of advance payment and to report any changes in a student’s training status. Schools are required to report when a student fails to enroll; has an interruption or termination of attendance; or unsatisfactory attendance, conduct or progress to VA. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Governments. Estimated Annual Burden: 76 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 159. Estimated Total Number of Responses: 700. Dated: February 21, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. William F. Russo, Deputy Director, Office of Regulations Policy and Management, Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–04401 Filed 2–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 38 (Tuesday, February 26, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0736]


Proposed Information Collection (Authorization To Disclose 
Personal Beneficiary/Claimant Information to a Third Party) 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 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 information 
needed to allow VA to share personal beneficiary or claims information 
to a third party.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before April 29, 2013.

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ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS), 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: nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control 
No. 2900-0736'' in any correspondence. During the comment period, 
comments may be viewed online through the FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632-8924 
or FAX (202) 632-8925.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Public Law 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: Authorization to Disclose Personal Beneficiary/Claimant 
Information to a Third Party, VA Form 21-0845.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0736.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 21-0845 will be used to release information in 
the following circumstances: where the individual identifies the 
particular information and consents to its use; for the purpose for 
which it was collected or a consistent purpose (i.e. a purpose which 
the individual might have reasonably expected).
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,667 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000.

    Dated: February 7, 2013.

    By direction of the Secretary.
William F. Russo,
Deputy Director, Office of Regulations Policy and Management, Office of 
General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs.
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