Agency Information Collection: (Reconsideration of Denied Claims) Activity: Comment Request, 69574-69575 [2016-24153]

Download as PDF 69574 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 194 / Thursday, October 6, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0703] Agency Information Collection (Dependent’s Educational Assistance (DEA)) 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 November 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. 2900–0703’’ in any correspondence. SUMMARY: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 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. 2900–0703.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: DEPENDENT’S EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE (DEA). OMB Control Number: 2900–0703. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: For the VA Form 22–0703, VA will use the information collected to determine when to begin their payment. It is mandatory VA notify the dependent child under 38 U.S.C. 3512(a) the opportunity to make an election. Under 38 U.S.C. 3512(b) it is not mandatory VA provide spouses the opportunity to make an election, but they may also elect a begin date. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:46 Oct 05, 2016 Jkt 241001 The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published at 81 FR 15985 on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 96 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time during benefit period. Estimated Number of Respondents: 384 respondents. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–24155 Filed 10–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0798] Proposed Information Collection (Beneficiary Travel Mileage Reimbursement Application Form, VA Form 10–3542) Activity: OMB Review Veterans Health 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 Health Administration (VHA), 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 November 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. 2900–0798’’ 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, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (202) 461–5870 or email cynthia.harveypryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0798.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Beneficiary Travel Mileage Reimbursement Application Form. OMB Control Number: 2900–0798. Type of Review: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. Abstract: The information collection is for beneficiaries to apply for the BT mileage reimbursement benefit. VHA determines the identity of the claimant, the dates and length of the trip being claimed based on addresses of starting and ending points, and whether expenses other than mileage are being claimed. The claimant is required to sign the form. The form is used only when the claimant chooses not to apply verbally and is provided for their convenience. Once the information is obtained it is entered into a software program that calculates the mileage and resulting reimbursement. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published at Vol. 81, No. 129, Friday, July 6, 2016 Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 580,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 3 minutes. Frequency of Response: 8 per year. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,450,000. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–24159 Filed 10–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0600] Agency Information Collection: (Reconsideration of Denied Claims) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Health 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 Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 194 / Thursday, October 6, 2016 / Notices 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. Comments must be submitted on or before November 7, 2016. DATES: 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. 2900–0600’’ in any correspondence. 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. 2900–0600.’’ sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This request does not include a form. This informal process only requires submission of a written request for reconsideration denial of healthcare benefits. OMB Control Number: 2900–0600. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstracts: Provisions for this data collection are included in 38 CFR 17.133. This informal process provides for submission of a written request for reconsideration denial of healthcare benefits. The request contains the reason the claimant believes the decision is erroneous and allows submission of new and relevant information. This process reduces both formal appeals and allows decision making to be more responsive to Veterans using the VA healthcare system. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published at Vol. 81, No. 120, Wednesday, June 22, 2016. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 50,826 burden hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes per response. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Annual Responses: 101,652 respondents. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:46 Oct 05, 2016 Jkt 241001 By direction of the Secretary: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–24153 Filed 10–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0365] Proposed Information Collection (Request for Disinterment) Activity: Comment Request National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Cemetery Administration (NCA), 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 the information needed to determine a claimant entitlement to disinter the remains of a loved one from or within a national cemetery. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 5, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or to Willie Lewis, National Cemetery Administration (40D), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420; or email: Willie.Lewis@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0365’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Willie Lewis at (202) 461–4242 or FAX (202) 501–2240. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from OMB for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69575 being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, NCA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of NCA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NCA’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 Disinterment, VA Form 40–4970. OMB Control Number: 2900–0365. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants complete VA Form 40–4970 to request removal of remains from a national cemetery for interment at another location. Interments made in national cemeteries are permanent and final. All immediate family members of the decedent, including the person who initiated the interment, (whether or not he/she is a member of the immediate family) must provide a written consent before disinterment is granted. VA will accept an order from a court of local jurisdiction in lieu of VA Form 40– 4970. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 185. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1106. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–24161 Filed 10–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0568] Proposed Information Collection (Submission of School Catalog to the State Approving Agency) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 194 (Thursday, October 6, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0600]


Agency Information Collection: (Reconsideration of Denied Claims) 
Activity: Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 
(44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Health 
Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the 
collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management 
and

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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 November 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-
0600'' 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.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
0600.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     This request does not include a form. This informal process only 
requires submission of a written request for reconsideration denial of 
healthcare benefits.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0600.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstracts: Provisions for this data collection are included in 38 
CFR 17.133. This informal process provides for submission of a written 
request for reconsideration denial of healthcare benefits. The request 
contains the reason the claimant believes the decision is erroneous and 
allows submission of new and relevant information. This process reduces 
both formal appeals and allows decision making to be more responsive to 
Veterans using the VA healthcare system. The Federal Register Notice 
with a 60-day period soliciting comments on this collection of 
information was published at Vol. 81, No. 120, Wednesday, June 22, 
2016.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 50,826 burden hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes per response.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Annual Responses: 101,652 respondents.

    By direction of the Secretary:
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
 Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2016-24153 Filed 10-5-16; 8:45 am]
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