Proposed Information Collection (Supporting Statement for VA Form 10-8678 Application for Annual Clothing Allowance); Activity: Comment Request, 68509-68510 [2014-27034]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 221 / Monday, November 17, 2014 / Notices information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to this notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to process current and former employee’s claims for restored annual leave charged on a nonworkday while on military active duty. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 16, 2015. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Jean Hayes, Human Resources and Administration (05), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email: jean.hayes@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0669’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jean Hayes at (202) 461–7863. 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, HRM invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of HRM’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of HRM’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: Claim for Credit of Annual Leave, VA Form 0862. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. OMB Control Number: 2900–0669. Abstract: Current and former employee’s who were charged annual leave on a non-workday while on active military duty complete VA Form 0862 to request restoration of annual leave. Those employees who separated or retired from VA will receive a lump sum payment for any reaccredited annual leave. The claimant must provide documentation supporting the period VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Nov 14, 2014 Jkt 235001 that he or she were on active military duty during the time for which they were charged annual leave on a nonworkday. Affected Public: Individuals or households and Federal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,375 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One–time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 13,501. Dated: November 10, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department of Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–27028 Filed 11–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0198] Proposed Information Collection (Supporting Statement for VA Form 10–8678 Application for Annual Clothing Allowance); Activity: Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 extension 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. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 16, 2015. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68509 Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email: Audrey.revere@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0198’’ 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 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: Application for Annual Clothing Allowance. OMB Control Number: 2900–0198. Type of Review: Extension. Abstract: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) through its Veterans Health Administration (VHA) administers an integrated program of benefits and services, established by law, for veterans, service personnel, and their dependents and/or beneficiaries. Information is requested by this form under the authority of 38 U.S.C., Section 1162, Clothing Allowance, which provides authority for the Secretary to pay a clothing allowance to veterans who because of a service-connected disability, wears or uses a prosthetic or orthopedic appliance (including a wheelchair) which tends to wear out or tear clothing or uses medication that causes irreparable damage to the outer garments. Entitlement to this benefit is granted by 38 CFR 3.810, Clothing Allowance, upon application by the eligible individual. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,120 burden hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 6 minutes. E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1 68510 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 221 / Monday, November 17, 2014 / Notices Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,720. Dated: November 10, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–27034 Filed 11–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0108] Agency Information Collection (Report of Income From Property or Business) Activities 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. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 17, 2014. 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. 2900–0108’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. 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– 0108’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Report of Income from Property or Business, VA Form 21–4185. OMB Control Number: 2900–0108. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Nov 14, 2014 Jkt 235001 Abstract: Claimants complete VA Form 21–4185 to report income and expenses that derived from rental property and/or operation of a business. VA uses the information to determine whether the claimant is eligible for VA benefits and, if eligibility exists, the proper rate of payment. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on August 28, 2014, at page 51399. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,700. Dated: November 10, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–27036 Filed 11–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0580] Agency Information Collection (Request for Transportation Expense Reimbursement): Activity 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. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 17, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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. 2900–0580’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. 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– 0580’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Request for Transportation Expense Reimbursement (38 CFR 21.8370). OMB Control Number: 2900–0580. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Children of Vietnam veterans born with spina bifida and receiving vocational training or seeking employment may request reimbursement for transportation expenses. To be eligible, the child must provide supportive documentation of actual expenses incurred for the travel. VA uses the information collected to determine if the child is unable to pursue training or employment without travel assistance. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on August 29, 2014, at page 51654. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 63 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 6 minutes. Frequency of Response: Monthly. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 600. Dated: November 10, 2014. By direction of the Secretary: Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–27024 Filed 11–14–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 221 (Monday, November 17, 2014)]
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[Pages 68509-68510]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0198]


Proposed Information Collection (Supporting Statement for VA Form 
10-8678 Application for Annual Clothing Allowance); Activity: Comment 
Request

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 extension 
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.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before January 16, 2015.

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. 2900-0198'' 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 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: Application for Annual Clothing Allowance.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0198.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Abstract: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) through its 
Veterans Health Administration (VHA) administers an integrated program 
of benefits and services, established by law, for veterans, service 
personnel, and their dependents and/or beneficiaries. Information is 
requested by this form under the authority of 38 U.S.C., Section 1162, 
Clothing Allowance, which provides authority for the Secretary to pay a 
clothing allowance to veterans who because of a service-connected 
disability, wears or uses a prosthetic or orthopedic appliance 
(including a wheelchair) which tends to wear out or tear clothing or 
uses medication that causes irreparable damage to the outer garments. 
Entitlement to this benefit is granted by 38 CFR 3.810, Clothing 
Allowance, upon application by the eligible individual.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,120 burden hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 6 minutes.

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    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,720.

    Dated: November 10, 2014.
    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2014-27034 Filed 11-14-14; 8:45 am]
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