Proposed Information Collection (Marital Status Questionnaire) Activity; Comment Request, 24469-24470 [2013-09809]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 80 / Thursday, April 25, 2013 / Notices Abstract: VA Form Letter 5–127 is used to verify an applicant qualification for employment at VA. The information is obtained from individuals who have knowledge of the applicant’s past work record, performance, and character. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,125 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,500. Dated: April 19, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–09812 Filed 4–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0750] Proposed Information Collection (Ethics Consultation Feedback Tool (ECFT)) Activity; Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 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 revision 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 improve the process of ethics consultation service. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 24, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or to Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Veterans Health Administration (10B4), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email: cynthia.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0750’’ tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:22 Apr 24, 2013 Jkt 229001 in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461–5870 or Fax (202) 495–5397. 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, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’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: Ethics Consultation Feedback Tool (ECFT), VA Form 10–0502. OMB Control Number: 2900–0750. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 10–0502 will be used to collect data from patients and family members about their experience during the Ethics Consultation Service. VA will be used the data to improve the process of ethics consultation (i.e., how ethics consultation is being performed) as well as its outcomes (i.e., how ethics consultation affects participants and the facility). Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 100. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: April 19, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–09811 Filed 4–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24469 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0495] Proposed Information Collection (Marital Status Questionnaire) 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 revision 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 whether surviving spouses are entitled to dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 24, 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 to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0495’’ 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 (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; SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1 24470 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 80 / Thursday, April 25, 2013 / Notices (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: Marital Status Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0537. OMB Control Number: 2900–0495. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–0537 is used to confirm the marital status of a surviving spouse receiving dependency and indemnity compensation benefits (DIC). If a surviving spouse remarries, he or she is no longer entitled to DIC unless the marriage began after age 57 or has been terminated. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 189 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,270. Dated: April 19, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–09809 Filed 4–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0752] Proposed Information Collection (uSPEQ Consumer Survey Experience (Rehabilitation)) Activity; Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:22 Apr 24, 2013 Jkt 229001 ACTION: Notice. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 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 measure veterans’ experience in VA’s rehabilitation programs. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 24, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or to Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Veterans Health Administration (10B4), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email: cynthia.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0752’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor (202) 461–5870 or Fax (202) 495–5397. 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, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’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: uSPEQ Consumer Survey Experience (Rehabilitation). OMB Control Number: 2900–0752. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: uSPEQ (pronounced you speak) survey will be used to gather input from veterans regarding their satisfaction with VA’s rehabilitation programs. VA will use the data collected to continue quality improvement, informed programmatic development, and to identify rehabilitation program strengths and weaknesses. Affected Public: Individuals and Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 32,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 384,000. Dated: April 19, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Clearance officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–09813 Filed 4–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0495]


Proposed Information Collection (Marital Status Questionnaire) 
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 revision 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 whether surviving spouses are entitled 
to dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) benefits.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before June 24, 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 to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control 
No. 2900-0495'' 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 (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;

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(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: Marital Status Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0537.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0495.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 21-0537 is used to confirm the marital status of 
a surviving spouse receiving dependency and indemnity compensation 
benefits (DIC). If a surviving spouse remarries, he or she is no longer 
entitled to DIC unless the marriage began after age 57 or has been 
terminated.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 189 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,270.

    Dated: April 19, 2013.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-09809 Filed 4-24-13; 8:45 am]
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