Proposed Information Collection (Agent Orange Registry Code Sheet; VA Form 10-9009) Activity: Comment Request, 69571-69572 [2016-24156]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 194 / Thursday, October 6, 2016 / Notices Dated: September 29, 2016. Gregory T. Gatjanis, Associate Director, Office of Global Targeting, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2016–24184 Filed 10–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Proposed Collection; Comment Request Departmental Offices, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on this continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 5, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Department of the Treasury, Office of Financial Stability, ATTN: Nicole Brandon, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20020 or to Nicole.Brandon@treasury.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to the Department of the Treasury, Office of Financial Stability, ATTN: Nicole Brandon, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20020; (202) 622–0981;; or Nicole.Brandon@treasury.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 1505–0222. Title: Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP)—Capital Purchase Program (CPP) Annual Use of Capital Survey. Abstract: The Treasury Department is committed to determining the effectiveness of all of the programs of the Office of Financial Stability (OFS). The purpose of the Use of Capital Survey is to obtain insight into the lending, financial intermediation, and capital building activities of all recipients of government investment through CPP and Community Development Capital Initiative (CDCI) funds. The survey is designed to capture representative information of CPP and CDCI fund usage without imposing excessive burdens on institutions. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:46 Oct 05, 2016 Jkt 241001 69571 Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits (financial institutions). Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 68. Estimated Hours per Response: 3. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 204. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. Comments may become a matter of public record. The public is invited to submit comments concerning: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Suite 8117, Washington, DC 20220, or email at PRA@treasury.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submission may be obtained by emailing PRA@treasury.gov, calling (202) 622–1295, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. Dated: October 3, 2016. Brenda Simms, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. BILLING CODE 4830–01–P [FR Doc. 2016–24227 Filed 10–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P Internal Revenue Service (IRS) OMB Control Number: 1545–xxxx. Type of Review: New collection (Request for a new OMB control number). Title: Form 14693, Application for Reduced Rate of Withholding on Whistleblower Award Payment. Form: 14693. Abstract: Form 14693 is used by a claimant who has been notified that they are due to receive a whistleblower award and who wishes to reduce the rate of withholding on the award. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 75. Brenda Simms, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–24230 Filed 10–5–16; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0376] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Proposed Information Collection (Agent Orange Registry Code Sheet; VA Form 10–9009) Activity: Comment Request October 3, 2016. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13, on or after the date of publication of this notice. DATES: Comments should be received on or before November 7, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimates, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to (1) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for Treasury, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or email at OIRA_Submission@OMB.EOP.gov and (2) Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 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 information needed to identify areas for improvement in clinical training programs. SUMMARY: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed DATES: E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 69572 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 194 / Thursday, October 6, 2016 / Notices 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 Brian McCarthy, Office of Regulatory and Administrative Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (10B4), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email: Brian.McCarthy4@ va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0376’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian McCarthy at (202) 461–6345. 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 being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’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. Titles: Agent Orange Registry Code Sheet, VA Form 10–9009. OMB Control Number: 2900–0376. Type of Review: Reinstatement without change of a previously approved collection. Abstract: VA employees obtain demographic data from existing records. The examining physician, Environmental Health (EH) Coordinator (formerly identified as the Agent Orange coordinator)/or other designated personnel obtain the remainder of the information during the Agent Orange registry physical examination process. The information obtained from the Veteran is entered directly onto an electronic VA Agent Orange Form 10– 9009, Agent Orange Registry Worksheet (formerly identified as an Agent Orange Registry Code Sheet), via a secured Web site http://vaww.registries.aac.va.gov by VA personnel and transmitted directly to the Environmental Agents Service VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:46 Oct 05, 2016 Jkt 241001 (EAS) Agent Orange Registry database located at the Austin Information Technology Center (AITC), Austin, TX. Edits are automatically accomplished at the time of entry. The EAS Registries Web site allows you to edit pretty much all the information that has been entered. Some VA facilities will enter the information into the EAS Registries Web site while the Veteran is sitting in front of them. Other facilities will have the Veteran and the examiner complete the Agent Orange Worksheet on paper form, and then later enter the worksheet data into the EAS Registries Web site. VHA Handbook 1302.01, dated 9/5/06 states: ‘‘AOR worksheets and dated follow-up letters must be scanned, or made electronic, and attached to an appropriately titled CPRS progress note.’’ The registry provides a mechanism to catalogue prominent symptoms, reproductive health, and diagnoses and to communicate with Agent Orange Veterans. VA keeps Veterans informed on research findings or new compensation policies through periodic newsletters. The voluntary, self-selected nature of this registry makes it valuable for health surveillance; however, it is not designed or intended to be a research tool and therefore, the results cannot be generalized to represent all Agent Orange Veterans. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 6,667 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Annual Responses: 20,000. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS until 4:00 p.m. (EST). All sessions will be open to the public, and for interested parties who cannot attend in person, there is a toll-free telephone number (800) 767–1750; access code 56978#. 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 review VA program activities related to Gulf War Veterans’ illnesses, and updates on relevant scientific research published since the last Committee meeting. Presentations will include updates on the VA Gulf War research program, along with presentations describing new areas of research that can be applied to the health problems of Gulf War Veterans. Also, there will be a discussion of Committee business and activities. The meeting will include time reserved for public comments in the afternoon. A sign-up sheet for 5-minute comments will be available at the meeting. 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. Because the meeting is being held in a government building, a photo I.D. must be presented at the Guard’s Desk as a part of the clearance process. Due to an increase in security protocols, and in order to prevent delays in clearance processing, you should allow an additional 30 minutes before the meeting begins. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Dr. Kalasinsky, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 443–5600. Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses; Notice of Meeting Dated: October 3, 2016. LaTonya L. Small, Advisory Committee Management Officer. 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 meet on November 7, 2016, in Room 230 at Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC, from 9:00 a.m. [FR Doc. 2016–24228 Filed 10–5–16; 8:45 am] By direction of the Secretary. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 194 (Thursday, October 6, 2016)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0376]


Proposed Information Collection (Agent Orange Registry Code 
Sheet; VA Form 10-9009) Activity: Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 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 information needed to identify areas for 
improvement in clinical training programs.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed

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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 Brian McCarthy, Office of Regulatory and 
Administrative Affairs, Veterans Health Administration (10B4), 
Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20420 or email: Brian.McCarthy4@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control 
No. 2900-0376'' in any correspondence. During the comment period, 
comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian McCarthy at (202) 461-6345.

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 being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.
    With respect to the following collection of information, VHA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of VHA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of VHA'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.
    Titles: Agent Orange Registry Code Sheet, VA Form 10-9009.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0376.
    Type of Review: Reinstatement without change of a previously 
approved collection.
    Abstract: VA employees obtain demographic data from existing 
records. The examining physician, Environmental Health (EH) Coordinator 
(formerly identified as the Agent Orange coordinator)/or other 
designated personnel obtain the remainder of the information during the 
Agent Orange registry physical examination process. The information 
obtained from the Veteran is entered directly onto an electronic VA 
Agent Orange Form 10-9009, Agent Orange Registry Worksheet (formerly 
identified as an Agent Orange Registry Code Sheet), via a secured Web 
site http://vaww.registries.aac.va.gov by VA personnel and transmitted 
directly to the Environmental Agents Service (EAS) Agent Orange 
Registry database located at the Austin Information Technology Center 
(AITC), Austin, TX. Edits are automatically accomplished at the time of 
entry. The EAS Registries Web site allows you to edit pretty much all 
the information that has been entered. Some VA facilities will enter 
the information into the EAS Registries Web site while the Veteran is 
sitting in front of them. Other facilities will have the Veteran and 
the examiner complete the Agent Orange Worksheet on paper form, and 
then later enter the worksheet data into the EAS Registries Web site. 
VHA Handbook 1302.01, dated 9/5/06 states: ``AOR worksheets and dated 
follow-up letters must be scanned, or made electronic, and attached to 
an appropriately titled CPRS progress note.''
    The registry provides a mechanism to catalogue prominent symptoms, 
reproductive health, and diagnoses and to communicate with Agent Orange 
Veterans. VA keeps Veterans informed on research findings or new 
compensation policies through periodic newsletters. The voluntary, 
self-selected nature of this registry makes it valuable for health 
surveillance; however, it is not designed or intended to be a research 
tool and therefore, the results cannot be generalized to represent all 
Agent Orange Veterans.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 6,667 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Annual Responses: 20,000.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
Program Specialist, Enterprise Records Management Service, Office of 
Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2016-24156 Filed 10-5-16; 8:45 am]
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