Proposed Information Collection (Accelerated Payment Verification of Completion Letter) Activity: Comment Request, 60586-60587 [2014-23863]

Download as PDF 60586 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 194 / Tuesday, October 7, 2014 / Notices comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of BVA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of BVA’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: Board of Veterans’ Appeals Customer Satisfaction with Hearing Survey Card, VA Form 0745. OMB Control Number: 2900–0548. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 0745 is completed by appellants at the conclusion their hearing with the Board of Veterans’ Appeals. The data collected will be used to assess the effectiveness of current hearing procedures used in conducting hearings and to develop better methods of serving Veterans and their families. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 59 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 6 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 585. Dated: October 2, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–23901 Filed 10–6–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0718] Proposed Information Collection (Yellow Ribbon Agreement) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:15 Oct 06, 2014 Jkt 235001 publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to request participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program and provide details of the manner in which the institutions of higher learning (IHL) will participate. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 8, 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. 2900–0718’’ 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: Yellow Ribbon Agreement, VA Form 22–0839. OMB Control Number: 2900–0718. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA will use the information collected to determine which IHLs will be participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program, the maximum number of PO 00000 Frm 00143 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 individuals for whom the IHL will make contributions in any given academic year, the maximum dollar amount of outstanding established charges that will be waived for each student based on student status (i.e., undergraduate, graduate, doctoral) or subelement (i.e., college or professional school). Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 31,710 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 14 hours. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,265. Dated: October 2, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–23868 Filed 10–6–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0636] Proposed Information Collection (Accelerated Payment Verification of Completion Letter) 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 currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine whether a claimant received his or her accelerated payment. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 8, 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07OCN1.SGM 07OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 194 / Tuesday, October 7, 2014 / Notices NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0636’’ 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. 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: Accelerated Payment Verification of Completion Letter, VA Form 22–0840. OMB Control Number: 2900–0636. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants electing to receive an accelerated payment for educational assistance allowance must certify they received such payment and how the payment was used. The data collected is used to determine the claimant’s entitlement to accelerated payment. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 9 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 108. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: October 2, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–23863 Filed 10–6–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:15 Oct 06, 2014 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0630] Proposed Information Collection (Justification for Regulation on Application for Fisher Houses and Other Temporary Lodging, VA Forms 10–0408 and 10–0408a) Activity: Comment Request. AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. 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 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 revised collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed for Veterans, Veteran Representatives and health care providers to request reimbursement from the federal government for emergency services at a private institution. SUMMARY: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 8, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or Audrey Revere, Office of Regulatory and Administrative Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (10B4), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email: Audrey.revere@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0630’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Audrey Revere at (202) 461–5694. 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 DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00144 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 60587 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: Justification for Regulation on Application for Fisher Houses and Other Temporary Lodging. OMB Control Number: 2900–0630. Type of Review: Extension. Abstract: VA is mandated to establish a program for providing temporary lodging under section 221(a) of the Veterans Benefits and Health Care Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106–419). These statutory provisions have been codified at 38 U.S.C. 1708 and are administered by the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) of VA. This program provides temporary lodging by veterans receiving VA medical care or C&P examinations and by family members or other persons accompanying veterans to provide the equivalent of familial support. If the veteran is undergoing extensive treatment or procedures, such as an organ transplant or chemotherapy, eligible persons may be furnished temporary lodging for the duration of the episode of care. Data is collected during the application process to determine eligibility for temporary lodging. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 83,333 burden hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250,000. Dated: October 2, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–23861 Filed 10–6–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\07OCN1.SGM 07OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 194 (Tuesday, October 7, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60586-60587]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-23863]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0636]


Proposed Information Collection (Accelerated Payment Verification 
of Completion Letter) 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 revision of 
currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in 
response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information 
needed to determine whether a claimant received his or her accelerated 
payment.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before December 8, 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

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NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please 
refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0636'' 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: Accelerated Payment Verification of Completion Letter, VA 
Form 22-0840.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0636.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Claimants electing to receive an accelerated payment for 
educational assistance allowance must certify they received such 
payment and how the payment was used. The data collected is used to 
determine the claimant's entitlement to accelerated payment.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 9 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 108.

    Dated: October 2, 2014.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2014-23863 Filed 10-6-14; 8:45 am]
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