Proposed Information Collection (Application for Accrued Amounts Due a Deceased Beneficiary) Activity: Comment Request, 34174 [2013-13439]

Download as PDF 34174 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 109 / Thursday, June 6, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0216] Proposed Information Collection (Application for Accrued Amounts Due a Deceased Beneficiary) 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 on information needed to determine a claimant’s entitlement to accrued benefits. 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 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. 2900–0216’’ 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: 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; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:35 Jun 05, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 Accrued Amounts Due a Deceased Beneficiary, VA Form 21–601. OMB Control Number: 2900–0216. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The information collected on VA Form 21–601 is use to determine a claimant’s entitlement to accrued benefits that was due to a deceased Veteran but not paid prior to the Veteran’s death. Each survivor claiming a share of the accrued benefits must complete a separate VA Form 21–601; however if there is no living survivors who are entitled on the basis of relationship, accrued benefits may be payable as reimbursement to the person or persons who bore the expenses of the Veteran’s last illness and burial expenses. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,300 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,600. Dated: June 3, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, Enterprise Records Service, Office of Information Security, Office of Information and Technology, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–13439 Filed 6–5–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0095] Proposed Information Collection (Pension Claim Questionnaire for Farm Income) 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00144 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 determine net income derived from farming. 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 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. 2900–0095’’ 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; (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: Pension Claim Questionnaire for Farm Income, VA Form 21–4165. OMB Control Number: 2900–0095. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–4165 is used to gather information necessary to determine a claimant’s countable annual E:\FR\FM\06JNN1.SGM 06JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0216]


Proposed Information Collection (Application for Accrued Amounts 
Due a Deceased Beneficiary) 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 on 
information needed to determine a claimant's entitlement to accrued 
benefits.

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 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. 2900-0216'' 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: 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; (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 Accrued Amounts Due a Deceased Beneficiary, 
VA Form 21-601.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0216.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The information collected on VA Form 21-601 is use to 
determine a claimant's entitlement to accrued benefits that was due to 
a deceased Veteran but not paid prior to the Veteran's death. Each 
survivor claiming a share of the accrued benefits must complete a 
separate VA Form 21-601; however if there is no living survivors who 
are entitled on the basis of relationship, accrued benefits may be 
payable as reimbursement to the person or persons who bore the expenses 
of the Veteran's last illness and burial expenses.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 2,300 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,600.

    Dated: June 3, 2013.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
VA Clearance Officer, Enterprise Records Service, Office of Information 
Security, Office of Information and Technology, U.S. Department of 
Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-13439 Filed 6-5-13; 8:45 am]
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