Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 33894 [2013-13236]

Download as PDF 33894 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 108 / Wednesday, June 5, 2013 / Notices amended by Division P of the Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 108–7), as amended by Public Law 109–108 (November 22, 2005). U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION Notice of Open Public Hearing U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. ACTION: Notice of open public hearing— June 6, 2013, Washington, DC. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Name: William A. Reinsch, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ‘‘the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.’’ Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on June 6, 2013, ‘‘China and the Middle East.’’ Background: This is the sixth public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2013 report cycle to collect input from academic, industry, and government experts on national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. This hearing will explore patterns of Chinese investment in the U.S. and the implications of that investment for U.S. policymakers. The hearing will be co-chaired by Commissioners Jeffrey L. Fiedler and Sen. James Talent. Any interested party may file a written statement by June 6, 2013, by mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Location, Date and Time: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 608. Thursday, June 6, 2013, 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing is posted to the Commission’s Web site at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check our Web site for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public seeking further information concerning the hearing should contact Reed Eckhold, 444 North Capitol Street NW., Suite 602, Washington DC 20001; phone: 202–624– 1496, or via email at reckhold@uscc.gov. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Authority: Congress created the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense Authorization Act (Pub. L. 106–398), as VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:43 Jun 04, 2013 Jkt 229001 Dated: May 29, 2013. Michael Danis, Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. [FR Doc. 2013–13266 Filed 6–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0559] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The National Cemetery Administration (NCA), 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 the number of interments conducted at State Veterans’ cemeteries. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 5, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov; or to Mechelle Powell, National Cemetery Administration (43D1), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420; or email: mechelle.powell@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0559’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mechelle Powell at (202) 461–4114 or Fax (202) 273–6695. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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, NCA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of NCA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NCA’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 Cemetery Data Sheet and Cemetery Grant Documents. OMB Control Number: 2900–0559. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 40–0241 is used to provide data regarding number of interments conducted at State Veterans’ cemeteries each year. The State Cemetery Grants Services use the data collected to project the need for additional burial space and to demonstrate to the States (especially those without State Veterans’ cemeteries) the viability of the program. Affected Public: Federal Government, and State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 12,959. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 60 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 361. Dated: May 30, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Clearance Officer, Enterprise Records Service, Office of Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs. 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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0559]


Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The National Cemetery Administration (NCA), 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 the number of interments conducted at 
State Veterans' cemeteries.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before August 5, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through www.Regulations.gov; or to Mechelle Powell, National Cemetery 
Administration (43D1), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420; or email: mechelle.powell@va.gov. 
Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0559'' in any correspondence. 
During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the 
Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mechelle Powell at (202) 461-4114 or 
Fax (202) 273-6695.

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, NCA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of NCA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of NCA'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 Cemetery Data Sheet and Cemetery Grant Documents.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0559.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 40-0241 is used to provide data regarding number 
of interments conducted at State Veterans' cemeteries each year. The 
State Cemetery Grants Services use the data collected to project the 
need for additional burial space and to demonstrate to the States 
(especially those without State Veterans' cemeteries) the viability of 
the program.
    Affected Public: Federal Government, and State, Local or Tribal 
Government.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 12,959.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 60 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 361.

    Dated: May 30, 2013.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
Clearance Officer, Enterprise Records Service, Office of Information 
and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-13236 Filed 6-4-13; 8:45 am]
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