Proposed Information Collection (Submission of School Catalog to the State Approving Agency) Activity: Comment Request, 69575-69576 [2016-24160]

Download as PDF 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 69576 ACTION: Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 194 / Thursday, October 6, 2016 / Notices Notice. 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. This notice solicits comments on information needed from accredited and nonaccredited educational institutions. 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 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. 2900–0568’’ 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: Submission of School Catalog to the State Approving Agency. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:46 Oct 05, 2016 Jkt 241001 OMB Control Number: 2900–0568. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Accredited and nonaccredited educational institutions, with the exception of elementary and secondary schools, must submit copies of their catalog to the State approving agency when applying for approval of a new course. State approving agencies use the catalog to determine what courses can be approved for VA training. VA pays educational assistance to veterans, persons on active duty or reservists, and eligible persons pursuing an approved program of education. Educational assistance is not payable when claimants pursue unapproved courses. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,487 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 9,948. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–24160 Filed 10–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0698] Agency Information Collection (Application for Educational Assistance to Supplement Tuition Assistance) 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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. 2900–0698’’ 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. 2900–0698.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published at 81 FR 17341 on July 22, 2016. 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. 2016–24154 Filed 10–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 194 (Thursday, October 6, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 69575-69576]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0568]


Proposed Information Collection (Submission of School Catalog to 
the State Approving Agency) Activity: Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

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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. This notice solicits comments on 
information needed from accredited and nonaccredited educational 
institutions.

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 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. 2900-0568'' 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: Submission of School Catalog to the State Approving Agency.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0568.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Accredited and nonaccredited educational institutions, 
with the exception of elementary and secondary schools, must submit 
copies of their catalog to the State approving agency when applying for 
approval of a new course. State approving agencies use the catalog to 
determine what courses can be approved for VA training. VA pays 
educational assistance to veterans, persons on active duty or 
reservists, and eligible persons pursuing an approved program of 
education. Educational assistance is not payable when claimants pursue 
unapproved courses.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 2,487 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 9,948.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2016-24160 Filed 10-5-16; 8:45 am]
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