Proposed Information Collection-Designation of Beneficiary (VA Form 29-336) Activity: Comment Request, 15151-15152 [2016-06274]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 54 / Monday, March 21, 2016 / Notices of information was published at 80 FR 31224, on December 11, 2015, pages 77084 and 77085. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 12,961 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 1 minute. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 777,688 respondents. 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. 2016–06273 Filed 3–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0736] Proposed Information Collection (Authorization To Disclose Personal Information to a Third Party) 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. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before May 20, 2016. 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. 2900–0736’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 Mar 18, 2016 Jkt 238001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632–8924 or FAX (202) 632–8925. 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: Authorization to Disclose Personal Information to a Third Party. OMB Control Number: 2900–0736. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–0845 is used to release information in its custody or control in the following circumstances: Where the individual identifies the particular information and consents to its use; for the purpose for which it was collected or a consistent purpose (i.e., a purpose which the individual might have reasonably expected). Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,667 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. 2016–06272 Filed 3–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15151 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0020] Proposed Information Collection— Designation of Beneficiary (VA Form 29–336) 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 extension 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 record an official beneficiary designation of a Life Insurance Policy. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before May 20, 2016. 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 Administrations (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. 2900–0020’’ 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. 3501–21), 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1 15152 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 54 / Monday, March 21, 2016 / Notices 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: Designation of Beneficiary, VA Form 29–336. OMB Control Number: 2900–0020. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 29–336 is used by the insured to designate a beneficiary and select an optional settlement to be used when the insurance matures by death. This information is required to determine the claimant’s eligibility to receive the processed. The information on the form is request by la, 38 U.S.C. Sections 1917, 1949, and 1952. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 13,917 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 83,500. 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. 2016–06274 Filed 3–18–16; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:46 Mar 18, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0055] Proposed Information Collection (Request for Determination of Loan Guaranty Eligibility—Unmarried Surviving Spouses); 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. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before May 20, 2016. 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. 2900–0055’’ 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00119 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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 Determination of Loan Guaranty Eligibility—Unmarried Surviving Spouses. OMB Control Number: 2900–0055. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Section 3702(c) of Title 38, U.S.C. states that any veteran may apply to the Secretary for a certificate of eligibility. A completed VA Form 26– 1817 constitutes a formal request by the unmarried surviving spouse of a veteran for a certificate of eligibility. 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. 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. 2016–06271 Filed 3–18–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 54 (Monday, March 21, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15151-15152]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-06274]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0020]


Proposed Information Collection--Designation of Beneficiary (VA 
Form 29-336) Activity: Comment Request

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 
comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on 
information needed to record an official beneficiary designation of a 
Life Insurance Policy.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before May 20, 2016.

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 Administrations (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. 2900-0020'' 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. 3501-21), 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

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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: Designation of Beneficiary, VA Form 29-336.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0020.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 29-336 is used by the insured to designate a 
beneficiary and select an optional settlement to be used when the 
insurance matures by death. This information is required to determine 
the claimant's eligibility to receive the processed. The information on 
the form is request by la, 38 U.S.C. Sections 1917, 1949, and 1952.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 13,917 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 83,500.

    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. 2016-06274 Filed 3-18-16; 8:45 am]
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