Proposed Information Collection (Clarification of a Notice of Disagreement) Activity Comment Request, 8764-8765 [2015-03249]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 8764 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 32 / Wednesday, February 18, 2015 / Notices 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 for information needed to determine whether claimant appointed a veterans service organization or an individual to prosecute their VA claims. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before April 20, 2015. 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 (20M33), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0321’’ 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. Appointment of Veterans Service Organization as Claimant’s Representative, VA Form 21–22. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:32 Feb 17, 2015 Jkt 235001 b. Appointment of Individual as Claimant’s Representative, VA Form 21– 22a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0321. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants complete VA Forms 21–22 and 21–22a to appoint a veterans service organization or an individual to assist in the preparation, representation, and prosecution of claims for VA benefits and to authorize VA to disclose any or all records to the appointed representative. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VA Form 21–22—27,083 hours. b. VA Form 21–22a—533 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VA Form 21–22—325,000. b. VA Form 251–22a—6,400. Dated: February 12, 2015. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–03248 Filed 2–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0674] Proposed Information Collection (Clarification of a Notice of Disagreement) Activity Comment Request Board of Veterans’ Appeals, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA), 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 comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to clarify actions taken by the agency of original jurisdiction regarding a claimant’s disagreement with his or her rating decision. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00176 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collection of information should be received on or before April 20, 2015. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Sue Hamlin, Board of Veterans’ Appeals (01C2), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email sue.hamlin@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0674’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sue Hamlin at (202) 632–5100 or fax (202) 632–5841. 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, BVA invites 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: Clarification of Notice of Disagreement. OMB Control Number: 2900–0674. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: A Notice of Disagreement (NOD) is a written communication from a claimant or his or her representative to express disagreement or dissatisfaction with the result of an adjudicative determination by the agency of original jurisdiction (AOJ). The data collected will be used by the AOJ to reexamine the issues in dispute and to determine if additional review or development is warranted. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 122,487. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 1 hour. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Respondents: 122,487. E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 32 / Wednesday, February 18, 2015 / Notices Dated: February 12, 2015. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–03249 Filed 2–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P holidays). Call (202) 461–4902 for an appointment (this is not a toll-free number). In addition, during the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System at http:// www.regulations.gov. Dr. Lee A. Sylvers, Technology Transfer Specialist, Office of Research and Development (1 OP9TT), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 443– 5646 (this is not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: It is in the public interest to so license these inventions, as LAD. Global Enterprises, Inc. submitted a complete and sufficient application for a license. The prospective exclusive license will be royalty-bearing and will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive License Office of Research and Development, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice of intent. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Research and Development, intends to grant to L.A.D. Global Enterprises, Inc., 1309 S. Fountain Drive, Olathe, KS 66061, USA, an exclusive license to practice the following: U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 13/593,456 (‘‘UNIVERSAL STERILE DRAPE AND SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR INOPERATING–ROOM SAFE PATIENT HANDLING EQUIPMENT’’), filed 23 August 2012, which claimed the priority of U.S. Provisional Patent Application Serial No. 61/526,993, filed 24 August 2011. Copies of the published patent applications may be obtained from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office at www.uspto.gov. DATES: Comments must be received by VA on or before March 5, 2015. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted through www.regulations.gov; by mail or hand-delivery to the Director, Regulations Management (02REG), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Room 1068, Washington, DC 20420; or by fax to (202) 273–9026. Copies of comments received will be available for public inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and Management, Room 10638, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (except emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:32 Feb 17, 2015 Jkt 235001 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, approved this document on February 6, 2015, for publication. Dated: February 12, 2015. William F. Russo, Acting Director, Office of Regulation Policy & Management, Office of the General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–03274 Filed 2–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Education Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal PO 00000 Frm 00177 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 8765 Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Education will meet on March 18–19, 2015, at the JW Marriot Washington, DC, located at 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20004, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on both days. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on the administration of education and training programs for Veterans, Servicepersons, Reservists, and Dependents of Veterans under Chapters 30, 32, 33, 35, and 36 of title 38, and Chapter 1606 of title 10, United States Code. The purpose of the meeting is to assist in the evaluation of existing GI Bill programs and services; review recent legislative and administrative changes to GI Bill benefits; and submit their recommendations to the Secretary. On March 18th, the Committee will receive presentations about the administration of VA’s education and training programs. Oral statements will be heard from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. On March 19th, the Committee will review and summarize issues raised throughout the meeting and discuss committee work groups and next steps. The public may submit written statements for the Committee’s review to Mr. Barrett Y. Bogue, Designated Federal Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration (223D), 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, via or email at Barrett.Bogue@va.gov. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should contact Mr. Bogue at (202) 461–9800. Dated: February 12, 2015. Jelessa Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–03243 Filed 2–17–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 32 (Wednesday, February 18, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8764-8765]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-03249]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0674]


Proposed Information Collection (Clarification of a Notice of 
Disagreement) Activity Comment Request

AGENCY: Board of Veterans' Appeals, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Board of Veterans' Appeals (BVA), 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 comment in 
response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the 
information needed to clarify actions taken by the agency of original 
jurisdiction regarding a claimant's disagreement with his or her rating 
decision.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before April 20, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov 
or to Sue Hamlin, Board of Veterans' Appeals (01C2), Department of 
Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email 
sue.hamlin@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0674'' in any 
correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed 
online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sue Hamlin at (202) 632-5100 or fax 
(202) 632-5841.

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, BVA 
invites 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: Clarification of Notice of Disagreement.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0674.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: A Notice of Disagreement (NOD) is a written communication 
from a claimant or his or her representative to express disagreement or 
dissatisfaction with the result of an adjudicative determination by the 
agency of original jurisdiction (AOJ). The data collected will be used 
by the AOJ to reexamine the issues in dispute and to determine if 
additional review or development is warranted.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 122,487.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 1 hour.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Number of Respondents: 122,487.


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    Dated: February 12, 2015.

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