Proposed Information Collection (Elbow and Forearm Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire) Activity: Comment Request, 36308-36309 [2013-14226]

Download as PDF 36308 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 116 / Monday, June 17, 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Shoulder and Arm Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960M–12. OMB Control Number: 2900–NEW (Shoulder and Arm Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire). Type of Review: New data collection. Abstract: The VA Form 21–0960M– 12, Shoulder and Arm Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will be used for disability compensation or pension claims which require an examination and/or receiving private medical evidence that may potentially be sufficient for rating purposes. The form will be used to gather necessary information from a claimant’s treating physician regarding the results of medical examinations and information related to the claimant’s diagnosis of a shoulder or arm condition. VA will gather medical information related to the claimant that is necessary to adjudicate the claim for VA disability benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 25,000. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50,000. Dated: June 11, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–14223 Filed 6–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [OMB Control No. 2900—NEW] Proposed Information Collection: (Back (Thoracolumbar Spine) Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:38 Jun 14, 2013 Jkt 229001 The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) 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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to adjudicate the claim for VA disability benefits related to a claimant’s diagnosis of a back condition. SUMMARY: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 16, 2013. DATES: 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—NEW (Collection (Back (Thoracolumbar Spine) Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire)’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632–8924 or Fax (202) 632–8925. Under the PRA of 1995 (Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00149 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Title: (Back (Thoracolumbar Spine) Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960M–14. OMB Control Number: 2900–NEW (Back (Thoracolumbar Spine) Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire). Type of Review: New data collection. Abstract: The VA Form 21–0960M– 14, Back (Thoracolumbar Spine) Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will be used for disability compensation or pension claims which require an examination and/or receiving private medical evidence that may potentially be sufficient for rating purposes. The form will be used to gather necessary information from a claimant’s treating physician regarding the results of medical examinations and related to the claimant’s diagnosis of a Thoracolumbar spine condition. VA will gather medical information related to the claimant that is necessary to adjudicate the claim for VA disability benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 37,500. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 45 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50,000. Dated: June 11, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–14198 Filed 6–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900—NEW] Proposed Information Collection (Elbow and Forearm Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) 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 new collection, and allow 60 days for SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 116 / Monday, June 17, 2013 / Notices public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to adjudicate the claim for VA disability benefits related to a claimant’s diagnosis of an elbow and forearm. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 16, 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—NEW (Elbow and Forearm Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire)’’ 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 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Elbow and Forearm Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960M–4. OMB Control Number: 2900—NEW (Elbow and Forearm Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire). Type of Review: New data collection. Abstract: The VA Form 21–0960M–4, Elbow and Forearm Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will be used for disability compensation or pension claims which require an examination and/or receiving private VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:38 Jun 14, 2013 Jkt 229001 medical evidence that may potentially be sufficient for rating purposes. The form will be used to gather necessary information from a claimant’s treating physician regarding the results of medical examinations and related to the claimant’s diagnosis of an elbow or forearm condition. VA will gather medical information related to the claimant that is necessary to adjudicate the claim for VA disability benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 10,000. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000. Dated: June 11, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–14226 Filed 6–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Notice of Intent To Grant An Exclusive License Office of Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice of Intent. AGENCY: 36309 holidays). Call (202) 461–4902 for an appointment. (This is not a toll-free number.) In addition, during the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Director, Technology Transfer Program, Office of Research and Development (10P9TT), Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420; (202) 443–5640. (This is not a toll-free number.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: It is in the public interest to license these inventions to TiSport, LLC to facilitate the development and commercialization of new and useful medical equipment. The prospective exclusive license will be royalty-bearing, and will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. The prospective exclusive license may be granted, unless VA ORD receives written evidence and argument within 15 days from the date of this published Notice, which establishes that the grant of the license would not be consistent with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. Approved: June 4, 2013. Jose D. Riojas, Interim Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–14290 Filed 6–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Research and Development (ORD), intends to grant TiSport, LLC, 2701 West Court Street, Pasco, WA 99301 an exclusive license to practice the following patent: U.S. Patent No. #6,892,421, ‘‘Oblique Angled Suspension Caster Fork for Wheelchairs,’’ issued May 17, 2005. Copies of the published patent may be obtained from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office at www.uspto.gov. DATES: Comments must be received within 15 days from the date of this published Notice. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted through www.regulations.gov; by mail or hand-delivery to the Director, Regulations Management (02REG), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Room 1068, Washington, DC 20420; or by fax to (202) 273–9026. Copies of comments received will be available for public inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and Management, Room 1063B, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (except SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00150 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., that the Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses will meet on June 17 and 18, 2013, in room 230 at VA Central Office, 810 Vermont Avenue, Washington, DC. The meeting will start at 8 a.m. each day and adjourn at 5:30 p.m. on June 17 and at 12:30 p.m. on June 18. All sessions will be open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice and make recommendations to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on proposed research studies, research plans and research strategies relating to the health consequences of military service in the Southwest Asia theater of operations during the Gulf War. E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 116 (Monday, June 17, 2013)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900--NEW]


Proposed Information Collection (Elbow and Forearm Conditions 
Disability Benefits Questionnaire) Activity: Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) 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 new collection, and allow 60 days for

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public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments 
on information needed to adjudicate the claim for VA disability 
benefits related to a claimant's diagnosis of an elbow and forearm.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before August 16, 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--NEW (Elbow and Forearm Conditions Disability Benefits 
Questionnaire)'' 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 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Elbow and Forearm Conditions Disability Benefits 
Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960M-4.
    OMB Control Number: 2900--NEW (Elbow and Forearm Conditions 
Disability Benefits Questionnaire).
    Type of Review: New data collection.
    Abstract: The VA Form 21-0960M-4, Elbow and Forearm Conditions 
Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will be used for disability 
compensation or pension claims which require an examination and/or 
receiving private medical evidence that may potentially be sufficient 
for rating purposes. The form will be used to gather necessary 
information from a claimant's treating physician regarding the results 
of medical examinations and related to the claimant's diagnosis of an 
elbow or forearm condition. VA will gather medical information related 
to the claimant that is necessary to adjudicate the claim for VA 
disability benefits.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 10,000.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000.

    Dated: June 11, 2013.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
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