Proposed Information Collection (Residency Verification Report-Veterans and Survivors) Activity; Comment Request, 46424 [2013-18407]

Download as PDF 46424 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 147 / Wednesday, July 31, 2013 / Notices Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 29–4499a is used by policy holders to reinstate their National Service Life Insurance (NSLI) policy. The information collected is used to determine the insurer’s eligibility for reinstatement to government life insurance. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 300 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200. Dated: July 25, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–18302 Filed 7–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0655] Proposed Information Collection (Residency Verification Report— Veterans and Survivors) 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:28 Jul 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 Filipino Veterans or beneficiaries receiving benefit at the full-dollar rate continues to meet the United States residency requirements. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before September 30, 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. 2900–0655’’ 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 PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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: Residency Verification Report— Veterans and Survivors, VA Form Letter 21–914. OMB Control Number: 2900–0655. Type of Review: Extension of a previously approved collection. Abstract: VA Form Letter 21–914 is use to verify whether Filipino Veterans of the Special Philippine Scouts, Commonwealth Army of the Philippines, organized guerilla groups receiving service-connected compensation benefits and survivors receiving service connected death benefits at the full-dollar rate, actually resides in the United States as United States citizens or as aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence. The information is needed to determine whether the claimant continues to meet the United States residency requirements. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 417 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,250. Dated: July 26, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–18407 Filed 7–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 147 (Wednesday, July 31, 2013)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-18407]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0655]


Proposed Information Collection (Residency Verification Report--
Veterans and Survivors) 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 Filipino Veterans or beneficiaries receiving 
benefit at the full-dollar rate continues to meet the United States 
residency requirements.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before September 30, 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. 2900-0655'' 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: Residency Verification Report--Veterans and Survivors, VA 
Form Letter 21-914.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0655.
    Type of Review: Extension of a previously approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form Letter 21-914 is use to verify whether Filipino 
Veterans of the Special Philippine Scouts, Commonwealth Army of the 
Philippines, organized guerilla groups receiving service-connected 
compensation benefits and survivors receiving service connected death 
benefits at the full-dollar rate, actually resides in the United States 
as United States citizens or as aliens lawfully admitted for permanent 
residence. The information is needed to determine whether the claimant 
continues to meet the United States residency requirements.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 417 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,250.

    Dated: July 26, 2013.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-18407 Filed 7-30-13; 8:45 am]
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