Proposed Information Collection (Disabled Veterans Application for Vocational Rehabilitation) Activity: Comment Request, 2944-2945 [2014-00657]

Download as PDF 2944 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 11 / Thursday, January 16, 2014 / Notices a. Application for VA Education Benefits, VA Form 22–1990. b. Application for Family Member to Use Transferred Benefits, VA Form 22– 1990E. c. Application for VA Education Benefits Under the National Call to Service (NCS) Program, VA Form 22– 1990N. OMB Control Number: 2900–0154. Type of Review: Revision without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: a. Claimants complete VA Form 22– 1990 to apply for education assistance allowance. b. Claimants who signed an enlistment contract with the Department of Defense for the National Call to Service program and elected one of the two education incentives complete VA Form 22–1990E. c. VA Form 22–1990N is completed by claimants who wish to transfer his or her Montgomery GI Bill entitlement their dependents. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 263,827 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 855,652. Dated: January 10, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–00658 Filed 1–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0469] Proposed Information Collection (Certificate Showing Residence and Heirs of Deceased Veteran or Beneficiary) 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 ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:55 Jan 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension without change 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 establish entitlement to Government Life insurance proceeds. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 17, 2014. 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. 2900–0469’’ 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: Certificate Showing Residence and Heirs of Deceased Veteran or Beneficiary, VA Form 29–541. OMB Control Number: 2900–0469. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA uses the information collected on VA Form 29–541 to establish a claimant’s entitlement to Government Life Insurance proceeds in PO 00000 Frm 00132 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 estate cases when formal administration of the estate is not required. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,039 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,078. Dated: January 13, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–00716 Filed 1–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0009] Proposed Information Collection (Disabled Veterans Application for Vocational Rehabilitation) 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 without 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 a veteran’s eligibility for vocational rehabilitation benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 17, 2014. 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 to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0009’’ in any correspondence. During the comment SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16JAN1.SGM 16JAN1 ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 11 / Thursday, January 16, 2014 / Notices 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: Disabled Veterans Application for Vocational Rehabilitation (Chapter 31, Title 38 U.S.C.), VA Form 28–1900. OMB Control Number: 2900–0009. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 28–1900 is completed by Veterans with a combined service-connected disability rating of ten percent or more and awaiting discharge for such disability to apply for vocational rehabilitation benefits. VA provides service and assistance to veterans with disabilities, who have an entitlement determination, to gain and keep suitable employment. Vocational rehabilitation also provides service to support veterans with disabilities to achieve maximum independence in their daily living activities if employment is not reasonably feasible. VA use the information collected to determine the claimant’s eligibility for vocational rehabilitation benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 16,961 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:55 Jan 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 67,844. Dated: January 10, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–00657 Filed 1–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0660] Proposed Information Collection (Request for Contact Information); Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. 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 revision 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 obtain contact information on individuals residing in a remote location. SUMMARY: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 17, 2014. DATES: 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 to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0660’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 2945 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: Request for Contact Information, VA Form 21–30. OMB Control Number: 2900–0660. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–30 is used to locate individuals when contact information cannot be obtained by other means or when travel funds may be significantly impacted in cases where an individual resides in a remote location and is not home during the day or when visited. VA uses the data collected determine whether a fiduciary of a beneficiary is properly executing his or her duties. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,250 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000. Dated: January 10, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–00664 Filed 1–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\16JAN1.SGM 16JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 11 (Thursday, January 16, 2014)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0009]


Proposed Information Collection (Disabled Veterans Application 
for Vocational Rehabilitation) 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 
without 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 a veteran's eligibility for vocational 
rehabilitation benefits.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before March 17, 2014.

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 to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control 
No. 2900-0009'' in any correspondence. During the comment

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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: Disabled Veterans Application for Vocational Rehabilitation 
(Chapter 31, Title 38 U.S.C.), VA Form 28-1900.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0009.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 28-1900 is completed by Veterans with a combined 
service-connected disability rating of ten percent or more and awaiting 
discharge for such disability to apply for vocational rehabilitation 
benefits. VA provides service and assistance to veterans with 
disabilities, who have an entitlement determination, to gain and keep 
suitable employment. Vocational rehabilitation also provides service to 
support veterans with disabilities to achieve maximum independence in 
their daily living activities if employment is not reasonably feasible. 
VA use the information collected to determine the claimant's 
eligibility for vocational rehabilitation benefits.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 16,961 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 67,844.

    Dated: January 10, 2014.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
VA Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2014-00657 Filed 1-15-14; 8:45 am]
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