Proposed Information Collection (Regulation on Reduction of Nursing Shortages in State Homes; Application for Assistance for Hiring and Retaining Nurses at State Homes) Activity: Comment Request, 55778 [2013-22079]

Download as PDF 55778 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 176 / Wednesday, September 11, 2013 / Notices m. VA Form 0928i—5 minutes. n. VA Form 0928j—5 minutes. o. VA0929a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h—35 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VA Form 0924a, c, d, and VA Form 2900–0925 (SF)—400. b. VA Form 0924n—25. c. VA Form 0924s—200. d. VA Form 0924t—15. e. VA Form 0925b—715. f. VA Form 0925d—2,000. g. VA Form 0926a, b, d, e, g, h—1,000. h. VA Form 0926j—800. i. VA Form 0927a, c, e—300. j. VA Form 0927f—100. k. VA Form 0928a, c—120. l. VA Form 0928h—31. m. VA Form 0928i—6. n. VA Form 0928j—16. o. VA0929a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h—200. Dated: September 6, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–22077 Filed 9–10–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0709] Proposed Information Collection (Regulation on Reduction of Nursing Shortages in State Homes; Application for Assistance for Hiring and Retaining Nurses at State Homes) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 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 for information needed to determine State Veterans’ Homes eligibility for funding for programs to recruit and retain nurses at their facility. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:50 Sep 10, 2013 Jkt 229001 collection of information should be received before November 12, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or to Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Veterans Health Administration (10B4), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420; or email: cynthia.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0709’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461–5870 or fax (202) 495–5397. 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, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’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: Regulation on Reduction of Nursing Shortages in State Homes; Application for Assistance for Hiring and Retaining Nurses at State Homes, VA Form 10–0430. OMB Control Number: 2900–0709. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: State Veterans’ Homes complete VA Form 10–0430 to request funding to assist in the hiring and retention of nurses at their facility. VA will use the data collected to determine State homes eligibility and the appropriate amount of funding. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 30. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2 hours. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 15 per year. Dated: September 6, 2013. PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–22079 Filed 9–10–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that a meeting of the Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee will be held on September 26–27, 2013, in Room 530 at the Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC. On September 26, the session will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. On September 27, the session will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 12 noon. This meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Under Secretary for Health on all matters pertaining to geriatrics and gerontology. The Committee assesses the capability of VA health care facilities and programs to meet the medical, psychological, and social needs of older Veterans and evaluates VA programs designated as Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers. The meeting will feature presentations and discussions on VA’s geriatrics and extended care programs; aging research activities; training, recruitment and retention approaches; Veterans Health Administration (VHA) strategic planning activities in geriatrics and extended care; recent VHA efforts regarding dementia and program advances in palliative care; and performance and oversight of VA Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers. No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. Interested parties should provide written comments for review by the Committee to Mrs. Marcia Holt-Delaney, Program Analyst, Geriatrics and Extended Care Services (10P4G), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, or via email at Marcia.Holt-Delaney@va.gov. Because the meeting is being held in a government building, a photo I.D. must be presented at the Guard’s Desk as a part of the clearance process. Therefore, you should allow an additional 15 minutes before the meeting begins. E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0709]


Proposed Information Collection (Regulation on Reduction of 
Nursing Shortages in State Homes; Application for Assistance for Hiring 
and Retaining Nurses at State Homes) Activity: Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 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 for 
information needed to determine State Veterans' Homes eligibility for 
funding for programs to recruit and retain nurses at their facility.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received before November 12, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; 
or to Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Veterans Health Administration (10B4), 
Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20420; or email: cynthia.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB 
Control No. 2900-0709'' in any correspondence. During the comment 
period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461-5870 
or fax (202) 495-5397.

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, VHA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of VHA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of VHA'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: Regulation on Reduction of Nursing Shortages in State Homes; 
Application for Assistance for Hiring and Retaining Nurses at State 
Homes, VA Form 10-0430.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0709.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: State Veterans' Homes complete VA Form 10-0430 to request 
funding to assist in the hiring and retention of nurses at their 
facility. VA will use the data collected to determine State homes 
eligibility and the appropriate amount of funding.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 30.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2 hours.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 15 per year.

    Dated: September 6, 2013.

    By direction of the Secretary.

Crystal Rennie,
VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-22079 Filed 9-10-13; 8:45 am]
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