Proposed Information Collection (Application for Reinstatement-Insurance Lapsed More Than 6 Months (29-352) and Application for Reinstatement-Non Medical Comparative Health Statement (29-353)) Activity: Comment Request, 60413-60414 [2016-21037]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 170 / Thursday, September 1, 2016 / Notices PAY TABLE 3—COVERED CLINICAL SPECIALTIES—Continued Cardiology (Non-Invasive) Emergency Medicine Gynecology Hematology-Oncology Nuclear Medicine Ophthalmology Oral Surgery Pulmonary Principal Deputy, Deputy Under Secretary for Health, Chief Officer, Network Director, Medical Center Director, Network Chief Officer, Executive Director, Assistant Under Secretary for Health, VA Central Office Chief Consultant, National Director, National Program Manager and other VA Central Office Physician/Dentist. PAY TABLE 4—CLINICAL SPECIALTY Tier level TIER 1 ...... TIER 2 ...... Minimum $100,957 125,000 Maximum $400,000 400,000 PAY TABLE 4—COVERED CLINICAL SPECIALTIES Anesthesiology Cardiology (Invasive/Non-Interventional) Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Critical Care Dermatology Dermatology (MOHS) Gastroenterology General Surgery Interventional Cardiology Interventional Radiology Neurosurgery Orthopedic Surgery Otolaryngology Plastic Surgery Radiology (Diagnostic) Radiation Oncology Urology Vascular Surgery Minimum Signing Authority The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, or designee, approved this document and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Gina S. Farrisee, Deputy Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs, approved this document August 22, 2016, for publication. Dated: August 22, 2016. Jeffrey Martin, Office Program Manager, Office of Regulation Policy & Management, Office of the Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–20910 Filed 8–31–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0011] PAY TABLE 5—CHIEF OF STAFF Tier level PAY TABLE 6—COVERED EXECUTIVE ASSIGNMENTS Maximum Proposed Information Collection (Application for Reinstatement— Insurance Lapsed More Than 6 Months (29–352) and Application for Reinstatement—Non Medical Comparative Health Statement (29– 353)) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: TIER 1 ...... TIER 2 ...... TIER 3 ...... $150,000 145,000 140,000 $309,000 289,000 270,000 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VHA Chiefs of Staff Deputy Chiefs of Staff (Complexity Level 1a and 1b facilities only) PAY TABLE 6—EXECUTIVE ASSIGNMENTS Tier level TIER 1 ...... TIER 2 ...... TIER 3 ...... VerDate Sep<11>2014 Minimum $145,000 145,000 130,000 17:14 Aug 31, 2016 Maximum $265,000 245,000 235,000 Jkt 238001 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. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before October 31, 2016. SUMMARY: PAY TABLE 5—COVERED ASSIGNMENTS PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60413 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. 2900–0011’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. ADDRESSES: 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: Application for Reinstatement— Insurance Lapsed More Than 6 Months (VA Form 29–352) and Application for Reinstatement—Non Medical Comparative Health Statement (VA Form 29–353). OMB Control Number: 2900–0011. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: These forms are used by veterans who are requesting a reinstatement of their lapsed life insurance policies. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,125 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 22.5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\01SEN1.SGM 01SEN1 60414 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 170 / Thursday, September 1, 2016 / Notices By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–21037 Filed 8–31–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0539] Proposed Information Collection (Application for Supplemental Service Disabled Veterans Insurance, VA Forms 29–0188 and 29–0189) 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 October 31, 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. 2900–0539’’ 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. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:14 Aug 31, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 Supplemental Service Disabled Veterans Insurance VA Forms 29–0188 and 29–0189. OMB Control Number: 2900–0539. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Forms 29–0188 and 29– 0189 are used by eligible insureds to apply for Supplemental Service Disabled Veterans Insurance. Collection of the requested information is required to implement the provisions of Public Law 102–568 which expanded the insurance coverage available under 38 U.S.C. Section 1922. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,333 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–21036 Filed 8–31–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–NEW] Agency Information Collection (Notice of Disagreement (NOD) (Pension, Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC), Burial and Accrued), VA Form 21P–0970) Activity Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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 October 3, 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–NEW, VA Form 21P– 0970’’ 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–NEW, VA Form 21P– 0970.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Notice of Disagreement (NOD) (Pension, Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC), Burial and Accrued). OMB Control Number: 2900–NEW (To be assigned by OMB upon approval of the Information Collection Request). Type of Review: New Collection (Request for a new OMB Control Number). 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 dependents and/or beneficiaries. Information is requested by this form under the authority of 38 U.S.C. 7105. The statute is codified at 38 CFR 20.201, 20.302, and 20.501. The statute and regulations describe the process by which a claimant can appeal the decisions made by VBA on a claim for benefits. VA Form 21P–0970 will be used by the claimant to initiate an appeal by indicating disagreement with a decision issued by a VA Regional Office (RO) specifically related to a claim for VA pension benefits, dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) benefits, burial benefits, and accrued benefits. VA Form 21P–0970 will be the E:\FR\FM\01SEN1.SGM 01SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 170 (Thursday, September 1, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60413-60414]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-21037]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0011]


Proposed Information Collection (Application for Reinstatement--
Insurance Lapsed More Than 6 Months (29-352) and Application for 
Reinstatement--Non Medical Comparative Health Statement (29-353)) 
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.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before October 31, 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. 2900-0011'' 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 
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 Reinstatement--Insurance Lapsed More Than 6 
Months (VA Form 29-352) and Application for Reinstatement--Non Medical 
Comparative Health Statement (VA Form 29-353).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0011.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: These forms are used by veterans who are requesting a 
reinstatement of their lapsed life insurance policies.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,125 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 22.5 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3000.


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    By direction of the Secretary.
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2016-21037 Filed 8-31-16; 8:45 am]
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