Proposed Information Collection (State Application for Interment Allowance) Activity: Comment Request, 59560 [2014-23508]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 59560 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 191 / Thursday, October 2, 2014 / Notices 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: Eligibility Verification Reports (EVR). a. Eligibility Verification Report Instructions, VA Form 21P–0510. b. Old Law and Section 306 Eligibility Verification Report (Surviving Spouse), VA Form 21P–0512S–1. c. Old Law and Section 306 Eligibility Verification Report (Veteran), VA Form 21P–0512V–1. d. Old Law and Section 306 Eligibility Verification Report (Children Only), VA Form 21P–0513–1. e. DIC Parent’s Eligibility Verification Report, VA Forms 21P–0514–1. f. Improved Pension Eligibility Verification Report (Veteran With No Children), VA Forms 21P–0516–1. g. Improved Pension Eligibility Verification Report (Veteran With Children), VA 21P–0517–1. h. Improved Pension Eligibility Verification Report (Surviving Spouse With No Children), VA Forms 21P– 0518–1. i. Improved Pension Eligibility Verification Report (Child or Children), VA Forms 21P–0519C–1. j. Improved Pension Eligibility Verification Report (Surviving Spouse With Children), VA Forms 21P–0519S– 1. OMB Control Number: 2900–0101. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA uses Eligibility Verification Reports (EVR) forms to verify a claimant’s continued entitlement to benefits. Claimants who applied for or receives Improved Pension or Parents’ Dependency and Indemnity Compensation must promptly notify VA in writing of any changes in entitlement factors. EVRs are required annually by beneficiaries whose social security number (SSN) or whose spouse’s SSN is not verified, or VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Oct 01, 2014 Jkt 235001 who has income other than Social Security. Recipients of Old Law and Section 306 Pension are no longer required to submit annual EVRs unless there is a change in their income. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 25,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50,000. Dated: September 29, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–23523 Filed 10–1–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0565] Proposed Information Collection (State Application for Interment Allowance) 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 of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to determine a State’s eligibility for interment allowances. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 1, 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. 2900–0565’’ in any SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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. 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: State Application for Interment Allowance Under 38 U.S.C., Chapter 23, VA Form 21–530a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0565. Type of Review: Extension of a previously approved collection. Abstract: Data collected on VA Form 21–530a is used to determine a State’s eligibility for burial allowance for eligible Veterans interred in a State Veteran’s Cemetery. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,550 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One Time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,100. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 29, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–23508 Filed 10–1–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\02OCN1.SGM 02OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 191 (Thursday, October 2, 2014)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0565]


Proposed Information Collection (State Application for Interment 
Allowance) 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 
of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment 
in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the 
information needed to determine a State's eligibility for interment 
allowances.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before December 1, 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. 2900-0565'' 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: State Application for Interment Allowance Under 38 U.S.C., 
Chapter 23, VA Form 21-530a.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0565.
    Type of Review: Extension of a previously approved collection.
    Abstract: Data collected on VA Form 21-530a is used to determine a 
State's eligibility for burial allowance for eligible Veterans interred 
in a State Veteran's Cemetery.
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,550 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One Time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,100.

    Dated: September 29, 2014.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2014-23508 Filed 10-1-14; 8:45 am]
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