Proposed Information Collection (Application for Educational Assistance To Supplement Tuition Assistance) Activity: Comment Request, 47861-47862 [2016-17341]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 141 / Friday, July 22, 2016 / Notices 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: Availability of Educational, Licensing, and Certification Records. OMB Control Number: 2900–0696. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Educational institutions (including licensing and certification organizations) with approved courses or tests must make records available to government representatives. These records are used to insure that payment of benefits under the education programs VA administers have been made correctly. Affected Public: Educational Institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 11,400 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2 hours. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,700. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–17343 Filed 7–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0060] Agency Information Collection (Claim for One Sum Payment Government Life Insurance (VA Form 29–4125) and Claim for Monthly Payments Government Life Insurance (29–4125a)) 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. ehiers on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:19 Jul 21, 2016 Jkt 238001 DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 22, 2016. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 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. 2900–0060’’ in any correspondence. 47861 [OMB Control No. 2900–0698] ADDRESSES: 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. 2900–0060.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Claim for One Sum Payment Government Life Insurance (29–4125) Claim for Monthly Payments Government Life Insurance (29– 4125a) OMB Control Number: 2900–0060. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: These forms are used by beneficiaries applying for proceeds of Government Life Insurance policies. The information requested on the forms is required by law, 38 U.S.C. Sections 1917 and 1952. 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 81 FR 57, page 15789, March 24, 2016. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 12,000 hours (VA Form 29–4125) and 10 hours (VA Form 29–4125a). Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 6 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 120,000 (VA Form 29–4125) and 100 (VA Form 29–4125a). By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–17342 Filed 7–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Proposed Information Collection (Application for Educational Assistance To Supplement Tuition Assistance) 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. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine claimants’ eligibility for educational assistance to supplement tuition assistance. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before September 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. 2900–0698’’ 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1 47862 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 141 / Friday, July 22, 2016 / Notices ehiers on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 Educational Assistance to Supplement Tuition VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:19 Jul 21, 2016 Jkt 238001 Assistance, 38 CFR 21.1030(c), 21.7140(c)(5). OMB Control Number: 2900–0698. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants who wish to receive educational assistance administered by VA to supplement tuition assistance administered by the Department of Defense must apply through VA. VA will use the data collected to determine the claimant’s eligibility to receive educational assistance to supplement the tuition assistance he or she received and the amount payable. PO 00000 Frm 00117 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,600 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 12 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,000. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–17341 Filed 7–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 141 (Friday, July 22, 2016)]
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[Pages 47861-47862]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-17341]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0698]


Proposed Information Collection (Application for Educational 
Assistance To Supplement Tuition Assistance) 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. This notice solicits comments on information 
needed to determine claimants' eligibility for educational assistance 
to supplement tuition assistance.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before September 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. 2900-0698'' 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

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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 Educational Assistance to Supplement Tuition 
Assistance, 38 CFR 21.1030(c), 21.7140(c)(5).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0698.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Claimants who wish to receive educational assistance 
administered by VA to supplement tuition assistance administered by the 
Department of Defense must apply through VA. VA will use the data 
collected to determine the claimant's eligibility to receive 
educational assistance to supplement the tuition assistance he or she 
received and the amount payable.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,600 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 12 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,000.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2016-17341 Filed 7-21-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 8320-01-P