Proposed Information Collection (Application for Refund of Educational Contributions, VA Form 22-5281) Activity: Comment Request, 29327-29328 [2016-11051]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 91 / Wednesday, May 11, 2016 / Notices mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES submitted to the proposed prize competition will remain with the applicants and the award winners. IV. Proposed Judges; Proposed Evaluation Criteria The CDFI Fund expects that the judges for the proposed FY 2016 CDFI Prize Competition will include staff of the CDFI Fund, the Department of the Treasury, and other Federal government agencies, as well as certain members of the public who are qualified and experienced in community and economic development in rural areas. The experience of proposed judges will be reviewed to determine whether there are any conflicts of interest with applicants. The CDFI Fund is considering whether application evaluation criteria will include, but not be limited to, the following: A. The depth of need for investment capital and the lack of access to such capital within the Target Market; B. The potential to leverage private, public, and philanthropic capital, including matching funds, if any, for the prize purse; C. Alignment of the proposed capacity building plan with the expertise of the applicant; D. If applicable, the complementarity of the proposed partnership(s) and the potential it holds for building scale and/ or deepening the capacity of CDFIs; E. The degree of innovation applied to resolving the problem; and F. The proposed design of the evaluation and the likelihood that it has yielded or will yield meaningful insights into the effectiveness of the solution. V. Questions for Public Comment: Through this RFI, the CDFI Fund invites comments and responses to the following questions regarding the abovedescribed proposed FY 2016 CDFI Prize Competition: A. Is the proposed topic of the proposed FY 2016 CDFI Prize Competition appropriate and clearly stated? B. Has the CDFI Fund adequately described the goals, structure and submission requirements for the proposed FY 2016 CDFI Prize Competition? C. Do you feel that the proposed FY 2016 CDFI Prize Competition will encourage innovative approaches, which might not surface otherwise, to build the capacity of CDFIs to invest in underserved rural areas, including those that are characterized by persistent poverty? D. As proposed, would the prize(s) enable new partnerships to increase VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 May 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 access to capital in underserved rural areas? E. Are the proposed prize amounts (approximately $250,000 per award) appropriate? Are there other incentives, in addition to the proposed monetary prize, such as convening the winners to share best practices that might be valuable to include as part of the proposed prize competition? F. Are the proposed application requirements sufficient in detail for the scope of the proposed prize? G. Are the proposed proposal evaluation criteria appropriate and sufficient in detail for this prize? H. Do you feel that the proposed timeline and milestones are appropriate? I. Do you have any further suggestions on how to improve the topic, eligibility and submission requirements, and evaluation criteria for the proposed FY 2016 CDFI Prize Competition? J. Please indicate if your organization has interest in competing in the proposed FY 2016 CDFI Prize Competition, if it is convened. If not, why not? Authority: 12 U.S.C. 4701 et seq.; 15 U.S.C. 3719; 12 CFR 1805. Mary Ann Donovan, Director, Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. [FR Doc. 2016–11099 Filed 5–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–70–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0261] Proposed Information Collection (Application for Refund of Educational Contributions, VA Form 22–5281) 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 process funds of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29327 contributions made by program participants who disenroll from the Post Vietnam Era Veterans Education Program. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before July 11, 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. 2900–0261’’ 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: Application for Refund of Educational Contributions, VA Form 22–5281. OMB Control Number: 2900–0261. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veterans and Servicemembers complete VA Form 22– 5281 to request a refund of their contributions to the Post-Vietnam Veterans Education Program. Contributions made into the PostVietnam Veterans Education Program may be refunded only after the participant has disenrolled from the program. Request for refund of contribution prior to discharge or E:\FR\FM\11MYN1.SGM 11MYN1 29328 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 91 / Wednesday, May 11, 2016 / Notices release from active duty will be refunded on the date of the participant’s discharge or release from active duty or within 60 days of receipt of notice by the Secretary of the participant’s discharge or disenrollment. Refunds may be made earlier in instances of hardship or other good reasons. Participants who stop their enrollment from the program after discharge or release from active duty, contributions will be refunded within 60 days of the receipt of their application. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 77 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 461. 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. 2016–11051 Filed 5–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0781] Proposed Information Collection (Disability Benefits Questionnaire (Group 4)) 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. 3501–21), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration, 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 June 10, 2016. 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 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 May 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 Control No. 2900–0781’’ in any correspondence. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [OMB Control No. 2900–2016] Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632–7492 or email cynthia.harveypryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0781’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Disability Benefits Questionnaires (Group 4). OMB Control Number: 2900–0781. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The VA Form 21–0960 series will be used to gather necessary information from a claimant’s treating physician regarding the results of medical examinations. VA will gather medical information related to the claimant that is necessary to adjudicate the claim for VA disability benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 53,750. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: i. VAF 21–0960C–3—30 minutes. ii. VAF 21–0960C–6—15 minutes. iii. VAF 21–0960C–7—15 minutes. iv. VAF 21–0960C–11—15 minutes. v. VAF 21–0960D–1—15 minutes. vi. VAF 21–0960E–2—15 minutes. vii. VAF 21–0960E–3—15 minutes. viii. VAF 21–0960H–1—15 minutes. ix. VAF 21–0960I–2—15 minutes. x. VAF 21–0960I–3—15 minutes. xi. VAF 21–0960I–4—30 minutes. xii. VAF 21–0960I–5—15 minutes. xiii. VAF 21–0960J–4—15 minutes. xiv. VAF 21–0960L–1—30 minutes. xv. VAF 21–0960N–3—15 minutes. xvi. VAF 21–0960N–4—30 minutes. xvii. VAF 21–0960Q–1—15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 160,000. 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. 2016–11048 Filed 5–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Agency Information Collection (Application for Accrued Amounts Due a Deceased Beneficiary, VA Form 21P– 601) 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 June 10, 2016. 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. 2900–0216’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461–5870 or email cynthia.harveypryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0216.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Accrued Amounts Due a Deceased Beneficiary, VA Form 21P–601 OMB Control Number: 2900–0216. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21P–601 is used to gather the information necessary to determine a claimant’s entitlement to accrued benefits. Accrued benefits are amounts of VA benefits due, but unpaid, to a beneficiary at the time of his or her death. Benefits are paid to eligible survivors based on the priority described in 38 U.S.C. 5121(a). When there are no eligible survivors entitled to accrued benefits based on their relationship to the deceased beneficiary, the person or persons who bore the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11MYN1.SGM 11MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 91 (Wednesday, May 11, 2016)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0261]


Proposed Information Collection (Application for Refund of 
Educational Contributions, VA Form 22-5281) 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 process funds of contributions made by program 
participants who disenroll from the Post Vietnam Era Veterans Education 
Program.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before July 11, 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. 2900-0261'' 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: Application for Refund of Educational Contributions, VA Form 
22-5281.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0261.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Veterans and Servicemembers complete VA Form 22-5281 to 
request a refund of their contributions to the Post-Vietnam Veterans 
Education Program. Contributions made into the Post-Vietnam Veterans 
Education Program may be refunded only after the participant has 
disenrolled from the program. Request for refund of contribution prior 
to discharge or

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release from active duty will be refunded on the date of the 
participant's discharge or release from active duty or within 60 days 
of receipt of notice by the Secretary of the participant's discharge or 
disenrollment. Refunds may be made earlier in instances of hardship or 
other good reasons. Participants who stop their enrollment from the 
program after discharge or release from active duty, contributions will 
be refunded within 60 days of the receipt of their application.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 77 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 461.

    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. 2016-11051 Filed 5-10-16; 8:45 am]
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