Agency Information Collection (Knee and Lower Leg Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire) Under OMB Review, 68909-68910 [2013-27409]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 221 / Friday, November 15, 2013 / Notices 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: Veterans Transportation Service Data Collection. OMB Control Number: 2900–NEW (Veterans Transportation Service Data Collection). Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: The information collection is to ensure Veterans, Servicemembers, beneficiaries, caregivers and other persons receive timely and reliable transportation for the purpose of examination, treatment and care. VHA must identify the beneficiary, the dates and location required to plan a trip for scheduled or unscheduled appointments, and ensure reimbursement of beneficiary travel mileage is not paid for transportation provided through VTS. Information is also collected to facilitate overall evaluation of the effectiveness of the allocation of resources for VTS. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 27,908 burden hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: 3.32 (On Occasion). Estimated Number of Respondents: 100,872. Dated: November 12, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–27392 Filed 11–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 Nov 14, 2013 Jkt 232001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0546] Proposed Information Collection (Gravesite Reservation Survey (2 Year)) Activity: Comment Request National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Cemetery Administration (NCA), 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 reserved gravesite availability. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 14, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or to Mechelle Powell, National Cemetery Administration (40D), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420; or email: mechelle.powell@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0546’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mechelle Powell at (202) 461–4114 or FAX (202) 273–6695. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–21), 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, NCA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of NCA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NCA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68909 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: Gravesite Reservation Survey (2 Year), VA Form 40–40. OMB Control Number: 2900–0546. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form Letter 40–40 is sent biennially to individuals holding gravesite set-asides to ascertain their wish to retain the set-aside, or relinquish it. Gravesite reservation surveys are necessary as some holders become ineligible, are buried elsewhere, or simply wish to cancel a gravesite setaside. The survey is conducted to assure gravesite set-asides do not go unused. Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for profit. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,750. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Biennially. Estimated Number of Respondents: 16,500. Dated: November 12, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–27412 Filed 11–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900—NEW] Agency Information Collection (Knee and Lower Leg Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire) Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1 68910 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 221 / Friday, November 15, 2013 / Notices Comments must be submitted on or before December 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—NEW (Knee and Lower Leg Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire)’’ in any correspondence. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 Nov 14, 2013 Jkt 232001 Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– NEW (Knee and Lower Leg Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire)’’. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Knee and Lower Leg Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0960M–9. OMB Control Number: 2900—NEW (Knee and Lower Leg Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire). Type of Review: New data collection. Abstract: The VA Form 21–0960M–9, Knee and Lower Leg 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 PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 medical examinations and related to the claimant’s diagnosis of a knee or lower leg 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: November 12, 2013. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–27409 Filed 11–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900--NEW]


Agency Information Collection (Knee and Lower Leg Conditions 
Disability Benefits Questionnaire) Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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.

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DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 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--
NEW (Knee and Lower Leg Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire)'' 
in any correspondence.

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-NEW (Knee 
and Lower Leg Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire)''.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Knee and Lower Leg Conditions Disability Benefits 
Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0960M-9.
    OMB Control Number: 2900--NEW (Knee and Lower Leg Conditions 
Disability Benefits Questionnaire).
    Type of Review: New data collection.
    Abstract: The VA Form 21-0960M-9, Knee and Lower Leg 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 
knee or lower leg 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: November 12, 2013.

Crystal Rennie,
VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
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