Agency Information Collection: Request for Certificate of Veteran Status Activity Under OMB Review, 63879-63880 [2015-26650]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 203 / Wednesday, October 21, 2015 / Notices Control No. 2900–0739’’ in any correspondence. 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– 0739.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Address Request Authorized by 38 CFR 3.115 ‘‘Access to Financial Records’’. OMB Control Number: 2900–0739. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Under 38 CFR 3.115, VA is authorized to request access to financial records to obtain the current address of beneficiaries from financial institutions in receipt of a VA direct deposit payment. VA will only request the current address for beneficiaries whose mail was returned to VA. 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 August 3, 2015 at [80 FR 46106]. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 4,167 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On-occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50,000. By direction of the Secretary. Kathleen M. Manwell, Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–26657 Filed 10–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [OMB Control No. 2900–0208] Proposed Information Collection (Architect—Engineer Fee Proposal, VA Form 10–6298, Daily Log (Contract Progress Report—Formal Contract), VA Form 10–6131, and Supplement Contract Progress Report, VA Form 10–61001a) Activity: Comment Request Office of Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:39 Oct 20, 2015 Jkt 238001 In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Office of Management (OM), 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: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 20, 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. 2900–0208’’ in any correspondence. 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– 0208.’’ 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. Titles: a. Architect—Engineer Fee Proposal, VA Form 10–6298. b. Daily Log (Contract Progress Report—Formal Contract), VA Form 10– 6131. c. Supplement Contract Progress Report, VA Form 10–61001a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0208. Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection. Abstract: a. An Architect-engineering firm selected for negotiation of a contract with VA is required to submit a fee proposal based on the scope and complexity of the project. VA Form 10– 6298 is used to obtain such proposal and supporting cost or pricing data from the contractor and subcontractor. b. VA Forms 10–6131 and 10–6001a are used to record data necessary to SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00143 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63879 assure the contractor provides sufficient labor and materials to accomplish the contract work. VA Form 10–6131 is used for national contracts and VA Form 10–6001a is used for smaller VA Medical Center station level projects and as an option on major projects before the interim schedule is submitted. 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 on this collection of information was published on July 24, 2015, at [80 FR 44200]. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VA Form 10–6298—1,000. b. VA Form 10–6131—3,591. c. VA Form 10–6001a—750. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. VA Form 10–6298—4 hours. b. VA Form 10–6131—12 minutes. c. VA Form 10–6001a—12 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VA Form 10–6298—250. b. VA Form 10–6131—17,955. c. VA Form 10–6001a—3,750. By direction of the Secretary. Kathleen M. Manwell, Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–26651 Filed 10–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0745] Agency Information Collection: Request for Certificate of Veteran Status Activity Under OMB Review 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 extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21OCN1.SGM 21OCN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 63880 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 203 / Wednesday, October 21, 2015 / Notices comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine applicants’ qualifications as a fee appraiser or compliance inspector. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 21, 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. 2900–0745’’ 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. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0745.’’ 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 Certificate of Veteran Status. OMB Control Number: 2900–0745. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Applicants complete VA form 26–8621a to apply for a position as a designate fee appraiser or compliance inspector. VA will use the data collected to determine the applicant’s experience in the real estate valuation field. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:39 Oct 20, 2015 Jkt 238001 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. Title: Request for Certificate of Veteran Status. OMB Control Number: 2900–0745. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Applicants complete VA form 26–8621a to apply for a position as a designate fee appraiser or compliance inspector. VA will use the data collected to determine the applicant’s experience in the real estate valuation field. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 4 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 25 or less. By direction of the Secretary. Kathleen M. Manwell, Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–26650 Filed 10–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0358] Agency Information Collection (Supplemental Information for Change of Program or Re-Enrollment After Unsatisfactory Attendance, Conduct or Progress) (VA Form 22–8873) 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 November 20, 2015. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00144 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 2900–0358’’ in any correspondence. 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– 0358.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Supplemental Information for Change of Program or Re-enrollment After Unsatisfactory Attendance, Conduct or Progress, VA Form 22–8873. OMB Control Number: 2900–0358. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The information from the claimant enables claims examiners to evaluate the suitability of a training program or evaluate the reasons for unsatisfactory attendance, conduct, or progress. The number of claimants is expected to increase due to chapter 33 (Post 9/11 GI Bill). 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 80 FR 48960 on August 14, 2015. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 21,768 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 43,536. By direction of the Secretary. Kathleen M. Manwell, Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–26642 Filed 10–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0427] Agency Information Collection (Former Prisoner of War Medical History) Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\21OCN1.SGM 21OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 203 (Wednesday, October 21, 2015)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0745]


Agency Information Collection: Request for Certificate of Veteran 
Status Activity Under OMB Review

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 extension 
of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public

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comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on 
information needed to determine applicants' qualifications as a fee 
appraiser or compliance inspector.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before December 21, 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. 2900-0745'' 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. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0745.''

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 Certificate of Veteran Status.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0745.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Applicants complete VA form 26-8621a to apply for a 
position as a designate fee appraiser or compliance inspector. VA will 
use the data collected to determine the applicant's experience in the 
real estate valuation field.
    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.
    Title: Request for Certificate of Veteran Status.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0745.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Applicants complete VA form 26-8621a to apply for a 
position as a designate fee appraiser or compliance inspector. VA will 
use the data collected to determine the applicant's experience in the 
real estate valuation field.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 4 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One-time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 25 or less.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Kathleen M. Manwell,
Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records 
Management, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2015-26650 Filed 10-20-15; 8:45 am]
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