Proposed Information Collection (Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Secondary to Personal Assault) Activity: Comment Request, 2941-2942 [2014-00720]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 11 / Thursday, January 16, 2014 / Notices (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: Supplemental Income Questionnaire (for Philippine Claims Only), VA Form 210784. OMB Control Number: 2900–0668. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants residing in the Philippine complete VA Form 21–0784 to report their countable family income and net worth. VA uses the information to determine the claimant’s entitlement to pension benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 30 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 120. Dated: January 10, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–00660 Filed 1–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0458] Proposed Information Collection (Certification of School Attendance or Termination) 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 revision of a currently approved collection and allow 60 days for public ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:55 Jan 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to verify whether a veteran’s child between the ages of 18 and 23 years old is attending school. 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. 2900–0458’’ 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: Certification of School Attendance or Termination, VA Forms 21–8960 and 21–8960–1. OMB Control Number: 2900–0458. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants complete VA Form 218960 and VA Form 2189601 to certify that a child between the ages of 18 and 23 years old is attending school. VA uses the information collected to determine the child’s continued entitlement to benefits. Benefits are discontinued if the child marries, or no longer attending school. PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2941 Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 11,667 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 70,000. Dated: January 10, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–00659 Filed 1–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0659] Proposed Information Collection (Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Secondary to Personal Assault) 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 change 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 obtain evidence to substantiate claims for service connection post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16JAN1.SGM 16JAN1 ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 2942 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 11 / Thursday, January 16, 2014 / Notices nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0659’’ 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. Titles: a. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for PostTraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), VA Form 21–0781. b. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Secondary to Personal Assault, VA Form 21–0781a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0659. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veterans seeking compensation for post-traumatic stress disorder and need VA’s assistance in obtaining evidence from military records and other sources to substantiate their claims of in-service stressors must complete VA Forms 21– 0781 and 21–0791a. Veterans who did not serve in combat or were not a prisoner of war and are claiming compensation for post-traumatic stress disorder due to in-service stressors, he or she must provide credible supporting evidence that the claimed in-service stressor occurred. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: a. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), VA Form 21– 0781—16,800 hours. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:55 Jan 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 b. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Secondary to Personal Assault, VA Form 21–0781a— 980 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), VA Form 21– 0781—70 minutes. b. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Secondary to Personal Assault, VA Form 21–0781a— 70 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), VA Form 21– 0781—14,400. b. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Secondary to Personal Assault, VA Form 21–0781a— 840. Dated: January 13, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–00720 Filed 1–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0715] Proposed Information Collection (Servicer’s Staff Appraisal Reviewer (SAR) Application) 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 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 nominate servicer appraisal employee as a staff appraisal reviewer. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 2900–0715)’’ 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: Servicer’s Staff Appraisal Reviewer (SAR) Application, VA Form 26–0829. OMB Control Number: 2900–0715. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 26–0829 is completed by servicers to nominate employees for approval as Staff Appraisal Reviewer (SAR). Servicers SAR’s will have the authority to review real estate appraisals and to issue liquidation notices of value on behalf of VA. VA will also use the data collected to track the location of SARs when there a change in employment. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 2 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. DATES: 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. 2900-0659]


Proposed Information Collection (Statement in Support of Claim 
for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and 
Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-Traumatic 
Stress Disorder (PTSD) Secondary to Personal Assault) 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 change 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 obtain evidence to substantiate claims for 
service connection post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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

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nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0659'' 
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.
    Titles: a. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for 
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), VA Form 21-0781.
    b. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-
Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Secondary to Personal Assault, VA Form 
21-0781a.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0659.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Abstract: Veterans seeking compensation for post-traumatic stress 
disorder and need VA's assistance in obtaining evidence from military 
records and other sources to substantiate their claims of in-service 
stressors must complete VA Forms 21-0781 and 21-0791a. Veterans who did 
not serve in combat or were not a prisoner of war and are claiming 
compensation for post-traumatic stress disorder due to in-service 
stressors, he or she must provide credible supporting evidence that the 
claimed in-service stressor occurred.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden:
    a. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-
Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), VA Form 21-0781--16,800 hours.
    b. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-
Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Secondary to Personal Assault, VA Form 
21-0781a--980 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:
    a. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-
Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), VA Form 21-0781--70 minutes.
    b. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-
Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Secondary to Personal Assault, VA Form 
21-0781a--70 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents:
    a. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-
Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), VA Form 21-0781--14,400.
    b. Statement in Support of Claim for Service Connection for Post-
Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Secondary to Personal Assault, VA Form 
21-0781a--840.

    Dated: January 13, 2014.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
VA Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs.
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