Proposed Information Collection (Request for Nursing Home Information in Connection With Claim for Aid and Attendance (VA Form 21-0779)); Activity: Comment Request., 36659-36660 [2016-13391]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 109 / Tuesday, June 7, 2016 / Notices internment allowance, and transportation reimbursement. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 33,750 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 135,000. 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. 2016–13392 Filed 6–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0138] Agency Information Collection (Request for Details of Expenses, VA Form 21P–8049) 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 July 7, 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. 2900–0138’’ 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. 2900–0138.’’ asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:40 Jun 06, 2016 Jkt 238001 Title: Request for Details of Expenses, VA Form 21P–8049. OMB Control Number: 2900–0138. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA uses the information collected on this form as evidence of additional circumstances which may affect entitlement determinations pursuant to 38 U.S.C. 1522. The information is used as a counterbalance to a claimant’s substantial estate and/or annual income. 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 March 28, 2016, at 81 FR 17245. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 5,700 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 22,800. 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. 2016–13393 Filed 6–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0652] Proposed Information Collection (Request for Nursing Home Information in Connection With Claim for Aid and Attendance (VA Form 21– 0779)); 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00144 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36659 revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. VA Form 21–0779 is used to gather the necessary information to determine eligibility for pension and aid and attendance benefits based on nursing home status. The form also requests information regarding Medicaid status and nursing home care charges, so VA can determine the proper rate of payment. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 8, 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. 2900–0652’’ 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 Nursing Home Information in Connection with Claim for Aid and Attendance (VA Form 21– 0779). OMB Control Number: 2900–0652. Type of Review: Revision of an approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–0779 is used to gather the necessary information to E:\FR\FM\07JNN1.SGM 07JNN1 36660 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 109 / Tuesday, June 7, 2016 / Notices determine eligibility for pension and aid and attendance benefits based on nursing home status. The form also requests information regarding Medicaid status and nursing home care charges, so VA can determine the proper rate of payment. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 10,188 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 61,125. 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. 2016–13391 Filed 6–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C., App. 2, that the Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses will conduct a telephone conference call meeting from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (EDT) on June 25, 2016. The toll-free number for the meeting is (800) 767–1750, and the access code is 56978#. All sessions are open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice and make recommendations to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on proposed research studies, research plans, and research strategies relating to the health consequences of military service in the Southwest Asia Theater of Operations during the Gulf War in 1990–1991. The Committee will discuss draft recommendations regarding future VA research directions and other Committee business. A 30-minute period will be reserved at 5:00 p.m. (EDT) for public comments. Individuals who wish to address the Committee may submit a 1–2 page summary of their comments for inclusion in the official meeting record. Members of the public may also submit written statements for the Committee’s review to Dr. Victor Kalasinsky via email at victor.kalasinsky@va.gov. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Dr. 19:13 Jun 06, 2016 Jkt 238001 Dated: June 2, 2016. Jelessa Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–13383 Filed 6–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0086] Agency Information Collection— Request for a Certificate of Eligibility VA Form 26–1880; 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 July 7, 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. 2900–0086’’ in any correspondence. SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS VerDate Sep<11>2014 Kalasinsky, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 443–5600. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Enterprise Records Service (005R1A), 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. 2900–0086.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Request for a Certificate of Eligibility. OMB Control Number: 2900–0086. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Under title 38, U.S.C., section 3702, authorizes collection of this information to help determine a PO 00000 Frm 00145 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Veteran’s qualification for a VAguaranteed home loan. 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 60day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on February 18, 2016, at page 8359. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 80,250 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 321,000. 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. 2016–13390 Filed 6–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–NEW] Agency Information Collection (Alternate Signer Certification) 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 July 7, 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 DATES: E:\FR\FM\07JNN1.SGM 07JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 109 (Tuesday, June 7, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0652]


Proposed Information Collection (Request for Nursing Home 
Information in Connection With Claim for Aid and Attendance (VA Form 
21-0779)); 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.
    VA Form 21-0779 is used to gather the necessary information to 
determine eligibility for pension and aid and attendance benefits based 
on nursing home status. The form also requests information regarding 
Medicaid status and nursing home care charges, so VA can determine the 
proper rate of payment.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before August 8, 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. 2900-0652'' 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 Nursing Home Information in Connection with 
Claim for Aid and Attendance (VA Form 21-0779).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0652.
    Type of Review: Revision of an approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 21-0779 is used to gather the necessary 
information to

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determine eligibility for pension and aid and attendance benefits based 
on nursing home status. The form also requests information regarding 
Medicaid status and nursing home care charges, so VA can determine the 
proper rate of payment.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 10,188 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 61,125.

    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. 2016-13391 Filed 6-6-16; 8:45 am]
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