Proposed Information Collection (VHA Homeless Programs Project CHALENG (Community Homelessess Assessment, Local Education and Networking Groups) for Veterans), 40134-40135 [2015-16951]

Download as PDF 40134 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 133 / Monday, July 13, 2015 / Notices NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7492 or email crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– NEW (Veterans Transportation Service Data Collection)’’ in any correspondence. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: 3.32 (On Occasion). Estimated Number of Respondents: 100,872. 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 also collected to facilitate overall evaluation of the effectiveness of the allocation of resources for VTS. 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 at 79 FR 74814, December 16, 2014. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 334,895 burden hours. By direction of the Secretary. Kathleen M. Manwell, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:27 Jul 10, 2015 Jkt 235001 [FR Doc. 2015–16950 Filed 7–10–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–NEW] Proposed Information Collection (VHA Homeless Programs Project CHALENG (Community Homelessess Assessment, Local Education and Networking Groups) for Veterans) 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 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 September 11, 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 ‘‘VHA Homeless Programs Project CHALENG, OMB Control No. 2900– SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00143 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NEW’’ 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: VHA Homeless Programs, Project CHALENG (Community Homelessness Assessment, Local Education and Networking Groups) for Veterans. OMB Control Number: 2900–NEW. Type of Review: New Collection Request. Abstract: In 1993 the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched Project CHALENG (Community Homelessness Assessment, Local Education and Networking Groups) for Veterans in response to Public Law 102–405 which required VA to make an assessment of the needs of homeless Veterans in coordination with other Federal departments, state and local government agencies, and nongovernmental agencies with experience working with homeless persons. Since 1993, VA has administered a needs assessment in accordance with guidance in Public Law 103–446 and Public Law 105–114. This collection of information is necessary to ensure that VA and community partners are developing services that are responsive to the needs of local homeless Veterans, in order to end homelessness and prevent new Veterans from experiencing homelessness. Over the years data from CHALENG has assisted VA in developing new services for Veterans such as the Homeless Veteran Dental Program (HVDP), the expansion of the E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 133 / Monday, July 13, 2015 / Notices Department of Housing and Urban Development-VA Supportive Housing (HUD–VASH) Program, the Veterans Justice Programs and Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF). In addition community organizations use CHALENG data in grant applications to support services for homeless Veterans; grant applications are for VA, other Federal, local government, and community foundation dollars, which maximizes community participation in serving homeless Veterans. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,650 burden hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,000. By direction of the Secretary. Kathleen M. Manwell, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–16951 Filed 7–10–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0740] Proposed Information Collection (VA Forms 21P–0847) 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 a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine a claimant’s entitlement to possible accrued benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before September 11, 2015. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Submit written comments on the collection of information through ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:27 Jul 10, 2015 Jkt 235001 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. 2900–0740’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the 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—21), 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: Request for Substitution of Claimant Upon Death of Claimant (VA Form 21P–0847), OMB Control Number: 2900–0740. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), through its Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), administers an integrated program of benefits and services established by law for veterans, service personnel, and their dependents and/or beneficiaries. Information requested by this form is authorized under the authority of 38 U.S.C. 5121A, Payment of Certain Accrued Benefits Upon Death of a Beneficiary. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,667 hours Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 5 minutes Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000. PO 00000 Frm 00144 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40135 By direction of the Secretary. Kathleen M. Manwell, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–16948 Filed 7–10–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0788] Agency Information Collection (Description of Materials) 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; and it includes the actual data collection instrument. SUMMARY: Comments must be submitted on or before August 12, 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. 2900–0788’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through 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– 0788’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Description of Materials, VA Form 26–1852. OMB Control Number: 2900–0788. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 26–1852 is used to document material used in the construction of a dwelling or DATES: E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 133 (Monday, July 13, 2015)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-16951]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-NEW]


Proposed Information Collection (VHA Homeless Programs Project 
CHALENG (Community Homelessess Assessment, Local Education and 
Networking Groups) for Veterans)

    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 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 September 11, 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 ``VHA Homeless Programs Project 
CHALENG, OMB Control No. 2900-NEW'' 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: VHA Homeless Programs, Project CHALENG (Community 
Homelessness Assessment, Local Education and Networking Groups) for 
Veterans.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-NEW.
    Type of Review: New Collection Request.
    Abstract: In 1993 the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) launched 
Project CHALENG (Community Homelessness Assessment, Local Education and 
Networking Groups) for Veterans in response to Public Law 102-405 which 
required VA to make an assessment of the needs of homeless Veterans in 
coordination with other Federal departments, state and local government 
agencies, and nongovernmental agencies with experience working with 
homeless persons. Since 1993, VA has administered a needs assessment in 
accordance with guidance in Public Law 103-446 and Public Law 105-114.
    This collection of information is necessary to ensure that VA and 
community partners are developing services that are responsive to the 
needs of local homeless Veterans, in order to end homelessness and 
prevent new Veterans from experiencing homelessness. Over the years 
data from CHALENG has assisted VA in developing new services for 
Veterans such as the Homeless Veteran Dental Program (HVDP), the 
expansion of the

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Department of Housing and Urban Development-VA Supportive Housing (HUD-
VASH) Program, the Veterans Justice Programs and Supportive Services 
for Veteran Families (SSVF). In addition community organizations use 
CHALENG data in grant applications to support services for homeless 
Veterans; grant applications are for VA, other Federal, local 
government, and community foundation dollars, which maximizes community 
participation in serving homeless Veterans.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,650 burden hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 5 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,000.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Kathleen M. Manwell,
VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2015-16951 Filed 7-10-15; 8:45 am]
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