Proposed Information Collection (Statement of Disappearance, VA Form 21P-1775) Activity Comment Request, 29332-29333 [2016-11052]

Download as PDF 29332 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 91 / Wednesday, May 11, 2016 / Notices 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: Pension Claim Questionnaire for Farm income, VA Form 21P–4165. OMB Control Number: 2900–0095. 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 survivors. 38 U.S.C. 1521 establishes a pension benefit for Veterans of a period of war who are permanently and totally disabled. 38 U.S.C. 1541 and 38 U.S.C. 1542 establish a survivor’s pension benefit for the surviving dependents of Veterans of a period of war. Entitlement to pension benefits for Veterans and their surviving dependents is based on the family’s countable annual income as required by 38 U.S.C. 1503 and net worth as required by 38 U.S.C. 1522. The information collected on VA Form 21P–4165 will be used by VA to evaluate a claimant’s income and net worth related to the operation of a farm for the purpose of establishing entitlement to pension benefits and to evaluate a beneficiary’s ongoing entitlement to pension benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,038 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,075. 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. 2016–11053 Filed 5–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0778] Agency Information Collection (Disability Benefits Questionnaires— Group 3) Activity Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 May 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 ACTION: Notice. 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. 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. 2900–0778’’ 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) 632–7492 or email cynthia.harveypryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0778’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Disability Benefits Questionnaires (Group 3). OMB Control Number: 2900–0778. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The VA Form 21–0960 series is 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. 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 on February 17, 2016, at pages 8129 and 8130. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 77,500. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: i. VAF 21–0960C–5—30 minutes SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ii. VAF 21–0960C–8—15 minutes iii. VAF 21–0960C–9—45 minutes iv. VAF 21–0960G–1—15 minutes v. VAF 21–0960G–2—15 minutes vi. VAF 21–0960G–3—15 minutes vii. VAF 21–0960G–4—15 minutes viii. VAF 21–0960G–5—30 minutes ix. VAF 21–0960G–6—15 minutes x. VAF 21–0960G–7—15 minutes xi. VAF 21–0960G–8—15 minutes xii. VAF 21–0960H–2—15 minutes xiii. VAF 21–0960K–1—15 minutes xiv. VAF 21–0960K–2—30 minutes xv. VAF 21–0960L–2—15 minutes xvi. VAF 21–0960M–11—15 minutes xvii. VAF 21–0960N–1—15 minutes Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250,000. 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. 2016–11049 Filed 5–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0036] Proposed Information Collection (Statement of Disappearance, VA Form 21P–1775) 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 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11MYN1.SGM 11MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 91 / Wednesday, May 11, 2016 / Notices mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0036’’ 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 May 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 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: Statement of Disappearance, VA Form 21P–1775. OMB Control Number: 2900–0036. Type of Review: Extension without change 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 survivors. 38 U.S.C. 108 requires a formal ‘‘presumption of death’’ when a veteran has been missing for seven years. Entitlement to death benefits PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 29333 cannot be determined in these cases until VA has made a decision of presumption of death. VA Form 21P–1775 is used to gather the necessary information to determine if a decision of presumptive death can be made for benefit payment purposes. It would be impossible to administer the survivor benefits program without this collection of information. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 28 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2 hours and 45 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10. 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. 2016–11052 Filed 5–10–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\11MYN1.SGM 11MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 91 (Wednesday, May 11, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0036]


Proposed Information Collection (Statement of Disappearance, VA 
Form 21P-1775) 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 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 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

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nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0036'' 
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: Statement of Disappearance, VA Form 21P-1775.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0036.
    Type of Review: Extension without change 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 survivors. 38 U.S.C. 108 requires a formal 
``presumption of death'' when a veteran has been missing for seven 
years. Entitlement to death benefits cannot be determined in these 
cases until VA has made a decision of presumption of death.
    VA Form 21P-1775 is used to gather the necessary information to 
determine if a decision of presumptive death can be made for benefit 
payment purposes. It would be impossible to administer the survivor 
benefits program without this collection of information.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 28 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2 hours and 45 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 10.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Kathleen M. Manwell,
Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records 
Management, Department of Veterans Affairs.
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