Proposed Information Collection (Veterans Transportation Service Data Collection) Activity: Comment Request, 74814-74815 [2014-29391]

Download as PDF 74814 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 241 / Tuesday, December 16, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0014] Agency Information Collection (Authorization and Certification of Entrance or Reentrance Into Rehabilitation and Certification of Status): 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 January 15, 2015. 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. 2900–0014’’ 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– 0014.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Authorization and Certification of Entrance or Reentrance into Rehabilitation and Certification of Status, VA Form 28–1905. OMB Control Number: 2900–0014. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA case managers use VA Form 28–1905 to identify program participants and provide specific guidelines on the planned program to facilities providing education, training, or other rehabilitation services. Facility officials certify that the claimant has enrolled in the planned program and submit the form to VA. VA uses the data mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:38 Dec 15, 2014 Jkt 235001 collected to ensure that claimants do not receive benefits for periods for which they did not participate in any rehabilitation, special restorative or specialized vocational training programs. 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 in 79 FR 59559, October 2, 2014. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 7,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 90,000. Dated: December 11, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–29443 Filed 12–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900—NEW] Proposed Information Collection (Veterans Transportation Service Data Collection) 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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to evaluate the Veterans Transportation Service Data Collection program to ensure Veterans, Servicemembers, beneficiaries, caregivers and other persons receive timely and reliable transportation for the purpose of examination, treatment and care. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before February 17, 2015. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or to Audrey Revere, 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—NEW (Veterans Transportation Service Data Collection)’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Audrey Revere at (202) 461–5604 or FAX (202) 495–5397. 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: Veterans Transportation Service (VTS) Data Collection. OMB Control Number: 2900–NEW (Veterans Transportation Service Data Collection). Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: The information collection is to ensure Veterans, Servicemembers, beneficiaries, caregivers and other persons receive timely and reliable transportation for the purpose of examination, treatment and care. VHA must identify the beneficiary, the dates and location required to plan a trip for scheduled or unscheduled appointments, and ensure reimbursement of beneficiary travel mileage is not paid for transportation provided through VTS. Information is DATES: E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 241 / Tuesday, December 16, 2014 / Notices also collected to facilitate overall evaluation of the effectiveness of the allocation of resources for VTS. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 334,895 burden hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: 3.32 (On Occasion). Estimated Number of Respondents: 100,872. ACTION: [FR Doc. 2014–29391 Filed 12–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Performance Review Board Members: Correction Corporate Senior Executive Management Office, Department of Veterans Affairs. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:38 Dec 15, 2014 Jkt 235001 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a notice, ‘‘Performance Review Board Members,’’ in the Federal Register on December 12, 2014, that contained an error. Specifically, it incorrectly stated that Pat Vandenberg would serve on the VA Performance Review Board. This notice corrects that error and announces the appointment of Elias Hernandez to the Board. DATES: Effective date: December 12, 2014. SUMMARY: Dated: December 11, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. AGENCY: Notice; correction. Corporate Senior Executive Management Office, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Tia N. Butler, Executive Director, Corporate Senior Executive Management Office (052), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7865. (This is not a toll free number.) ADDRESSES: 73952, correct the SUPPLEMENTARY by adding the name ‘‘Elias Hernandez’’ and removing the name ‘‘Patricia C. Vandenberg’’. INFORMATION Signing Authority The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, or designee, approved this document and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Jose D. Riojas, Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs, approved this document on December 12, 2014, for publication. Dated: December 12, 2014. William F. Russo, Acting Director, Office of Regulation Policy & Management, Office of the General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–29545 Filed 12–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P Correction In the Federal Register of December 12, 2014, in FR Doc.14x–29262, on page PO 00000 Frm 00134 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 74815 E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 241 (Tuesday, December 16, 2014)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-29391]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900--NEW]


Proposed Information Collection (Veterans Transportation Service 
Data Collection) 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 new collection, and 
allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice 
solicits comments on the information needed to evaluate the Veterans 
Transportation Service Data Collection program to ensure Veterans, 
Servicemembers, beneficiaries, caregivers and other persons receive 
timely and reliable transportation for the purpose of examination, 
treatment and care.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before February 17, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; 
or to Audrey Revere, 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--
NEW (Veterans Transportation Service Data Collection)'' in any 
correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed 
online through the FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Audrey Revere at (202) 461-5604 or FAX 
(202) 495-5397.

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: Veterans Transportation Service (VTS) Data Collection.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-NEW (Veterans Transportation Service Data 
Collection).
    Type of Review: New collection.
    Abstract: The information collection is to ensure Veterans, 
Servicemembers, beneficiaries, caregivers and other persons receive 
timely and reliable transportation for the purpose of examination, 
treatment and care. VHA must identify the beneficiary, the dates and 
location required to plan a trip for scheduled or unscheduled 
appointments, and ensure reimbursement of beneficiary travel mileage is 
not paid for transportation provided through VTS. Information is

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also collected to facilitate overall evaluation of the effectiveness of 
the allocation of resources for VTS.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 334,895 burden hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: 3.32 (On Occasion).
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 100,872.

    Dated: December 11, 2014.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2014-29391 Filed 12-15-14; 8:45 am]
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