Proposed Collection of Information; Comment Request, 57001-57002 [2013-22372]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 179 / Monday, September 16, 2013 / Notices States. The collection of interview data aids in this effort. Estimated Annual Burden: 5,605 hours. Number of Respondents: 9,450. Issued in Washington, DC, on September 11, 2013. Terry T. Shelton, Associate Administrator, National Center for Statistics and Analysis. [FR Doc. 2013–22429 Filed 9–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Identification of Persons Pursuant to the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations and Executive Order 13599 Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the names of six individuals and four companies identified as Government of Iran pursuant to the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR part 560 (‘‘ITSR’’), and Executive Order 13599. SUMMARY: The identification made by the Acting Director of OFAC of the persons identified in this notice, pursuant to the ITSR and Executive Order 13599, was effective September 6, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Sanctions Compliance and Evaluation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, Tel.: 202/622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, Tel.: 202/622–0077. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Background On February 5, 2012, the President issued Executive Order 13599, ‘‘Blocking Property of the Government of Iran and Iranian Financial Institutions’’ (the ‘‘Order’’). Section 1(a) of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property of the Government of Iran, including the Central Bank of Iran, that are in the United States, that hereafter VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:46 Sep 13, 2013 Jkt 229001 come within the United States, or that are or hereafter come within the possession or control of any United States person, including any foreign branch. Section 7(d) of the Order defines the term ‘‘Government of Iran’’ to mean the Government of Iran, any political subdivision, agency, or instrumentality thereof, including the Central Bank of Iran, and any person owned or controlled by, or acting for or on behalf of, the Government of Iran. Section 560.211(a) of the ITSR implements Section 1(a) of the Order. Section 560.304 of the ITSR defines the term ‘‘Government of Iran’’ to include: ‘‘(a) The state and the Government of Iran, as well as any political subdivision, agency, or instrumentality thereof, including the Central Bank of Iran; (b) Any person owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by the foregoing; and (c) Any person to the extent that such person is, or has been, since the effective date, acting or purporting to act, directly or indirectly, for or on behalf of any of the foregoing; and (d) Any other person determined by the Office of Foreign Assets Control to be included within [(a) through (c)].’’ Section 560.313 of the ITSR further defines an ‘‘entity owned or controlled by the Government of Iran’’ to include ‘‘any corporation, partnership, association, or other entity in which the Government of Iran owns a 50 percent or greater interest or a controlling interest, and any entity which is otherwise controlled by that government.’’ On September 6, 2013, the Acting Director of OFAC identified six individuals and four companies as Government of Iran meeting the definition of the Government of Iran pursuant to the Order and the ITSR. The listing for these persons is as follows: 1. SEYYEDI, Seyed Nasser Mohammad; DOB 21 Apr 1963; citizen Iran; Additional Sanctions Information— Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Passport B14354139 (Iran); alt. Passport L18507193 (Iran); alt. Passport X95321252 (Iran); Managing Director, Sima General Trading (individual) [IRAN]. 2. PARSAEI, Reza; DOB 09 Aug 1963; citizen Iran; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Director, NIOC International Affairs (London) Ltd. (individual) [IRAN]. 3. TABATABAEI, Seyyed Mohammad Ali Khatibi; DOB 27 Sep 1955; citizen Iran; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Director, NIOC PO 00000 Frm 00146 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57001 International Affairs (London) Ltd.; Director of International Affairs, NIOC (individual) [IRAN]. 4. ZIRACCHIAN ZADEH, Mahmoud; DOB 24 Jul 1959; citizen Iran; Additional Sanctions Information— Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Director, Iranian Oil Company (U.K.) Ltd. (individual) [IRAN]. 5. MOHADDES, Seyed Mahmoud; DOB 07 Jun 1957; citizen Iran; Additional Sanctions Information— Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Managing Director, Iranian Oil Company (U.K.) Ltd. (individual) [IRAN]. 6. MOINIE, Mohammad; DOB 04 Jan 1956; POB Brojerd, Iran; citizen United Kingdom; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions; Passport 301762718 (United Kingdom); Commercial Director, Naftiran Intertrade Company Sarl (individual) [IRAN]. 7. SWISS MANAGEMENT SERVICES SARL, 28C, Route de Denges, Lonay 1027, Switzerland; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN]. 8. KASB INTERNATIONAL LLC, United Arab Emirates; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN]. 9. PETRO ROYAL FZE, United Arab Emirates; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN]. 10. AA ENERGY FZCO, United Arab Emirates; Additional Sanctions Information—Subject to Secondary Sanctions [IRAN]. Dated: September 6, 2013. Charles M. Steele, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2013–22480 Filed 9–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0761] Proposed Collection of Information; 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1 57002 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 179 / Monday, September 16, 2013 / Notices 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 revised collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the correspondence survey that will allow Veterans an opportunity to provide anonymous feedback on how well the HEC addressed their letter. HEC will use this feedback to improve the correspondence processes. The goal of the Customer Modality Survey is to implement a survey process that allows the organization to be proactive in caring for Veterans prior to them receiving services. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 15, 2013. 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. 2900–0761’’ 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 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, 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. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:46 Sep 13, 2013 Jkt 229001 Titles: Health Eligibility Center (HEC) Correspondence Satisfaction Letter and Customer Modality Survey a. Customer Modality Administrative Survey, VA Form 10–0151. b. VA Form Letter 10–491 & HEC Online Survey, 10–211007. OMB Control Number: 2900–0761 Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The HEC goal is to respond to Veterans correspondence, addressing their concerns in a concise and understandable manner. The correspondence survey will allow Veterans an opportunity to provide anonymous feedback on how well the HEC addressed their letter. The Customer Modality Survey is to implement a survey process that allows the organization to be proactive in caring for Veterans prior to them receiving services. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VA Form 10–0151—11,551 burden hours. b. VA Form Letter 10–491 & HEC Online Survey 10–211007—83,677 burden hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 10–0151—4.2 minutes. b. VA Form Letter 10–491 & HEC Online Survey 10–211007—23 minutes. Frequency of Response: a. VA Form 10–0151—1.53 annual. b. VA Form Letter 10–491 & HEC Online Survey 10–211007—1.9 annual. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VA Form 10–0151—107,851. b. VA Form Letter 10–491 & HEC Online Survey 10–211007—114,889 Total Annual Responses: a. VA Form 10–0151—165,012. b. VA Form Letter 10–491 & HEC Online Survey 10–211007—218,289. Dated: September 10, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–22372 Filed 9–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0698] Agency Information Collection (Application for Educational Assistance to Supplement Tuition Assistance) Activity Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00147 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Notice. In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 16, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0698’’ in any correspondence. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7492 or email crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0698.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Educational Assistance to Supplement Tuition Assistance; 38 CFR 21.1030(c), 21.7140(c)(5) OMB Control Number: 2900–0698. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants who wish to receive educational assistance administered by VA to supplement tuition assistance administered by the Department of Defense must apply to VA. VA will use the data collected to determine the claimant’s eligibility to receive educational assistance to supplement the tuition assistance he or she has received and the amount payable. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on May 20, 2013, at page 29437. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,000 hours. E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 179 (Monday, September 16, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0761]


Proposed Collection of Information; 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

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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 revised collection, 
and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This 
notice solicits comments on the correspondence survey that will allow 
Veterans an opportunity to provide anonymous feedback on how well the 
HEC addressed their letter. HEC will use this feedback to improve the 
correspondence processes. The goal of the Customer Modality Survey is 
to implement a survey process that allows the organization to be 
proactive in caring for Veterans prior to them receiving services.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before November 15, 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. 2900-0761'' 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 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, 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.
    Titles: Health Eligibility Center (HEC) Correspondence Satisfaction 
Letter and Customer Modality Survey
    a. Customer Modality Administrative Survey, VA Form 10-0151.
    b. VA Form Letter 10-491 & HEC Online Survey, 10-211007.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0761
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The HEC goal is to respond to Veterans correspondence, 
addressing their concerns in a concise and understandable manner. The 
correspondence survey will allow Veterans an opportunity to provide 
anonymous feedback on how well the HEC addressed their letter. The 
Customer Modality Survey is to implement a survey process that allows 
the organization to be proactive in caring for Veterans prior to them 
receiving services.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden:
    a. VA Form 10-0151--11,551 burden hours.
    b. VA Form Letter 10-491 & HEC Online Survey 10-211007--83,677 
burden hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:
    a. VA Form 10-0151--4.2 minutes.
    b. VA Form Letter 10-491 & HEC Online Survey 10-211007--23 minutes.
    Frequency of Response:
    a. VA Form 10-0151--1.53 annual.
    b. VA Form Letter 10-491 & HEC Online Survey 10-211007--1.9 annual.
    Estimated Number of Respondents:
    a. VA Form 10-0151--107,851.
    b. VA Form Letter 10-491 & HEC Online Survey 10-211007--114,889
    Total Annual Responses:
    a. VA Form 10-0151--165,012.
    b. VA Form Letter 10-491 & HEC Online Survey 10-211007--218,289.

    Dated: September 10, 2013.
    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
Department Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-22372 Filed 9-13-13; 8:45 am]
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