Proposed Information Collection (Non-Degenerative Arthritis (Including Inflammatory, Autoimmune, Crystalline and Infectious Arthritis) and Dysbaric Osteonecrosis Disability Benefits Questionnaire) Activity: Comment Request, 36305-36306 [2013-14230]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 116 / Monday, June 17, 2013 / Notices Title: Hip and Thigh Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960M–8. OMB Control Number: 2900—NEW (Hip and Thigh Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire). Type of Review: New data collection. Abstract: The form will be used to gather necessary information from a claimant’s treating physician regarding the results of medical examinations. VA will gather medical information related to the claimant that is necessary to adjudicate the claim for VA disability benefits. VA Form 21–0960M–8, Hip and Thigh Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant’s diagnosis of a hand or finger condition. 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. 2013–14225 Filed 6–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900—0568] Proposed Information Collection (Submission of School Catalog to the State Approving Agency) 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 from accredited and nonaccredited educational institutions. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:38 Jun 14, 2013 Jkt 229001 collection of information should be received on or before August 16, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the 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. 2900–0568’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through 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: Submission of School Catalog to the State Approving Agency. OMB Control Number: 2900—0568. Type of Review: Extension of a previously approved collection. Abstract: Accredited and nonaccredited educational institutions, with the exceptions of elementary and secondary schools, must submit copies of their catalog to State approving agency when applying for approval of a new course. State approval agencies use the catalog to determine what courses can be approved for VA training. VA pays educational assistance to veterans, persons on active duty or reservists, and eligible persons pursuing an approved program of education. Educational assistance is not payable when claimants pursue unapproved courses. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions. PO 00000 Frm 00146 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36305 Estimated Annual Burden: 2,250 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On Occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 9,000. Dated: June 11, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–14193 Filed 6–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900—NEW] Proposed Information Collection (NonDegenerative Arthritis (Including Inflammatory, Autoimmune, Crystalline and Infectious Arthritis) and Dysbaric Osteonecrosis 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 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 nondegenerative arthritis or osteonecrosis condition. 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 (NonDegenerative Arthritis (including inflammatory, autoimmune, crystalline and infectious arthritis) and Dysbaric SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1 36306 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 116 / Monday, June 17, 2013 / Notices Osteonecrosis Disability Benefits Questionnaire)’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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: Non-Degenerative Arthritis (including inflammatory, autoimmune, crystalline and infectious arthritis) and Dysbaric Osteonecrosis Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21– 0960M–3. OMB Control Number: 2900—NEW (Non-Degenerative Arthritis (including inflammatory, autoimmune, crystalline and infectious arthritis) and Dysbaric Osteonecrosis Disability Benefits Questionnaire). Type of Review: New data collection. Abstract: The VA Form 21–0960M–3, Non-Degenerative Arthritis (including inflammatory, autoimmune, crystalline and infectious arthritis) and Dysbaric Osteonecrosis 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 nondegenerative arthritis or osteonecrosis condition. VA will gather medical information related to the claimant that VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:38 Jun 14, 2013 Jkt 229001 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: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100,000. Dated: June 11, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–14230 Filed 6–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900—NEW] Proposed Information Collection (Neck (Cervical Spine) 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 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 cervical spine condition. 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 (Neck (Cervical Spine) Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire)’’ in any correspondence. During the comment SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00147 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: (Neck (Cervical Spine) Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960M–13. OMB Control Number: 2900—NEW ((Neck (Cervical Spine) Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire). Type of Review: New data collection. Abstract: The VA Form 21–0960M– 13, Neck (Cervical 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 examination and related to the claimant’s diagnosis of a cervical 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. E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 116 (Monday, June 17, 2013)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900--NEW]


Proposed Information Collection (Non-Degenerative Arthritis 
(Including Inflammatory, Autoimmune, Crystalline and Infectious 
Arthritis) and Dysbaric Osteonecrosis 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 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 non-degenerative arthritis or osteonecrosis 
condition.

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 (Non-Degenerative Arthritis (including inflammatory, 
autoimmune, crystalline and infectious arthritis) and Dysbaric

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Osteonecrosis 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: Non-Degenerative Arthritis (including inflammatory, 
autoimmune, crystalline and infectious arthritis) and Dysbaric 
Osteonecrosis Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960M-3.
    OMB Control Number: 2900--NEW (Non-Degenerative Arthritis 
(including inflammatory, autoimmune, crystalline and infectious 
arthritis) and Dysbaric Osteonecrosis Disability Benefits 
Questionnaire).
    Type of Review: New data collection.
    Abstract: The VA Form 21-0960M-3, Non-Degenerative Arthritis 
(including inflammatory, autoimmune, crystalline and infectious 
arthritis) and Dysbaric Osteonecrosis 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 non-degenerative arthritis or 
osteonecrosis 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: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 100,000.

    Dated: June 11, 2013.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-14230 Filed 6-14-13; 8:45 am]
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