Proposed Information Collection (VA Health Professional Scholarship and Visual Impairment and Orientation and Mobility Professional Scholarship Programs) Activity: Comment Request., 69904-69905 [2016-24244]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 69904 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 195 / Friday, October 7, 2016 / Notices (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. 2900–0554’’ 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. Title: VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program. OMB Control Number: 2900–0554. Type of Review: Reinstatement with change of a currently expired collection. Summary of collection of information: The proposed rule at §§ 61.33 and 61.80, contains compliance reporting provisions for capital grants, per diem, and special needs grants. Description of the need for information and proposed use of information: Determine eligibility for capital grants and per diem and reporting requirements to determine grant compliance. Description of likely respondents: Grant Applicants—Non-Profit Agencies, State and Local Governments, and Indian Tribal Governments. Estimated number of respondents per year: 650. Estimated frequency of responses per year: 1 per year. Estimated average burden per response: 18.98 hours. Estimated total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden: 12,337 hours. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:36 Oct 06, 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. 2016–24243 Filed 10–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0793] Proposed Information Collection (VA Health Professional Scholarship and Visual Impairment and Orientation and Mobility Professional Scholarship Programs) Activity: Comment Request. Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 collection of information should be received on or before December 6, 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. 2900–0793’’ 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 DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: 1. Academic Verification, VA Form 10–0491. 2. Addendum to Application, VA Form 10–0491a. 3. Annual VA Employment Deferment Verification, VA Form 10–0491c. 4. Education Program Completion Notice Service Obligation Placement, VA Form 10–0491d. 5. Evaluation Recommendation Form, VA Form 10–0491e. 6. HPSP Agreement, VA Form 10– 0491f. 7. HPSP/OMPSP Application, VA Form 10–0491g. 8. Notice of Approaching Graduation, VA Form 10–0491h. 9. Notice of Change and/or Annual Academic Status Report, VA Form 10– 0491i. 10. Request for Deferment for Advanced Education, VA Form 10– 0491j. 11. VA Scholarship Offer Response, VA Form 10–0491k. 12. VIOMPSP Agreement, VA Form 10–0491l. OMB Control Number: 2900–0793. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The information required determines the eligibility or suitability of an applicant desiring to receive an award under the provisions of 38 U.S.C. 7601 through 7619, and 38 U.S.C. 7501 through 7505. The information is needed to apply for the VA Health Professional Scholarship Program or Visual Impairment and Orientation and Mobility Professional Scholarship Program. The VA Health Professional Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students receiving education or training in a direct or indirect healthcare services discipline to assist in providing an adequate supply of such personnel for VA and for the United States. The Visual Impairment E:\FR\FM\07OCN1.SGM 07OCN1 69905 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 195 / Friday, October 7, 2016 / Notices and Orientation and Mobility Professional Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students pursuing a program of study leading to a degree in visual impairment or orientation and mobility in order to increase the supply of qualified blind rehabilitation specialists for VA and the Nation. Affected Public: Individuals or households. ESTIMATE OF THE HOUR BURDEN FOR THE COLLECTION OF INFORMATION Number of respondents VA forms: Applicants: 10–0491g—Application .......................................................... 10–0491—Academic Verification ........................................... 10–0491e—Evaluations & Recommendations (2) ................. 10–0491a—Addendum to Application ................................... × Number of responses × Number of minutes Equals Equals (minutes) ÷ by 60 = Number of hours 1,500 1,500 1,500 450 (30%) 1 1 2 1 1,500 1,500 3,000 450 60 60 50 10 90,000 90,000 150,000 4,500 ................ ................ ................ ................ 1,500 1,500 2,500 75 Total ................................................................................ Applicants Selected to Receive a Scholarship: 10–0491L—Agreement for the VIOMPSP ............................. 10–0491k—VA Scholarship Offer Response ........................ 10–0491i—Notice of Change and/or Annual Academic Status Report ........................................................................... 10–0491h—Notice of Approaching Graduation ..................... 10–0491d—Education Program Completion Notice/Service Obligation Placement ......................................................... 10–0491j—Request for Deferment for Advanced Education 10–0491c—Annual VA Employment/Deferment Verification ...................... ...................... ...................... ...................... ................ ................ 5,575 30 30 1 1 30 30 15 10 450 300 ................ ................ 8 5 30 30 1 1 30 30 20 10 600 300 ................ ................ 10 5 30 6 30 1 1 1 30 6 24 20 10 10 600 60 240 ................ ................ ................ 10 1 4 Total ................................................................................ ...................... ...................... ...................... ...................... ................ ................ 43 Grand Total for VIOMPSP ....................................... ...................... ...................... ...................... ...................... ................ ................ 5,618 Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP) Applicants: 10–0491g—Application .......................................................... 10–0491—Academic Verification ........................................... 10–0491e—Evaluations & Recommendations (2) ................. 10–0491a—Addendum to Application ................................... 5,000 5,000 5,000 1500 (30%) 1 1 2 1 5,000 5,000 10,000 1500 60 60 50 10 300,000 300,000 500,000 15,000 ................ ................ ................ ................ 5,000 5,000 8,333 250 Total ................................................................................ Applicants Selected to Receive a Scholarship: 10–0491f—Agreement for the HPSP .................................... 10–0491k—VA Scholarship Offer Response ........................ 10–0491i—Notice of Change and/or Annual Academic Status Report ........................................................................... 10–0491h—Notice of Approaching Graduation ..................... 10–0491d—Education Program Completion Notice/Service Obligation Placement ......................................................... 10–0491j—Request for Deferment for Advanced Education 10–0491c—Annual VA Employment/Deferment Verification ...................... ...................... ...................... ...................... ................ ................ 18,583 100 100 1 1 100 100 15 10 1,500 1,000 ................ ................ 25 17 100 100 1 1 100 100 20 10 2,000 1,000 ................ ................ 33 17 100 20 80 1 1 1 100 20 80 20 10 10 2,000 200 800 ................ ................ ................ 33 3 13 Total ................................................................................ ...................... ...................... ...................... ...................... ................ ................ 141 Grand Total for HPSP ............................................. ...................... ...................... ...................... ...................... ................ ................ 18,724 Grand Total for Both VIOMPSP and HPSP ..... ...................... ...................... ...................... ...................... ................ ................ 24,342 Frequency of Response: Annually. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 195 (Friday, October 7, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 69904-69905]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-24244]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0793]


Proposed Information Collection (VA Health Professional 
Scholarship and Visual Impairment and Orientation and Mobility 
Professional Scholarship Programs) 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 collection 
of information should be received on or before December 6, 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. 2900-0793'' 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:
    1. Academic Verification, VA Form 10-0491.
    2. Addendum to Application, VA Form 10-0491a.
    3. Annual VA Employment Deferment Verification, VA Form 10-0491c.
    4. Education Program Completion Notice Service Obligation 
Placement, VA Form 10-0491d.
    5. Evaluation Recommendation Form, VA Form 10-0491e.
    6. HPSP Agreement, VA Form 10-0491f.
    7. HPSP/OMPSP Application, VA Form 10-0491g.
    8. Notice of Approaching Graduation, VA Form 10-0491h.
    9. Notice of Change and/or Annual Academic Status Report, VA Form 
10-0491i.
    10. Request for Deferment for Advanced Education, VA Form 10-0491j.
    11. VA Scholarship Offer Response, VA Form 10-0491k.
    12. VIOMPSP Agreement, VA Form 10-0491l.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0793.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The information required determines the eligibility or 
suitability of an applicant desiring to receive an award under the 
provisions of 38 U.S.C. 7601 through 7619, and 38 U.S.C. 7501 through 
7505. The information is needed to apply for the VA Health Professional 
Scholarship Program or Visual Impairment and Orientation and Mobility 
Professional Scholarship Program. The VA Health Professional 
Scholarship Program awards scholarships to students receiving education 
or training in a direct or indirect healthcare services discipline to 
assist in providing an adequate supply of such personnel for VA and for 
the United States. The Visual Impairment

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and Orientation and Mobility Professional Scholarship Program awards 
scholarships to students pursuing a program of study leading to a 
degree in visual impairment or orientation and mobility in order to 
increase the supply of qualified blind rehabilitation specialists for 
VA and the Nation.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.

                                              Estimate of the Hour Burden for the Collection of Information
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                                                                   Number of    x Number of                 x Number of    Equals                Number
                           VA forms:                              respondents    responses      Equals        minutes    (minutes)  / by 60 =   of hours
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Applicants:
    10-0491g--Application......................................         1,500             1         1,500            60     90,000  .........      1,500
    10-0491--Academic Verification.............................         1,500             1         1,500            60     90,000  .........      1,500
    10-0491e--Evaluations & Recommendations (2)................         1,500             2         3,000            50    150,000  .........      2,500
    10-0491a--Addendum to Application..........................     450 (30%)             1           450            10      4,500  .........         75
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        Total..................................................  ............  ............  ............  ............  .........  .........      5,575
Applicants Selected to Receive a Scholarship:
    10-0491L--Agreement for the VIOMPSP........................            30             1            30            15        450  .........          8
    10-0491k--VA Scholarship Offer Response....................            30             1            30            10        300  .........          5
    10-0491i--Notice of Change and/or Annual Academic Status               30             1            30            20        600  .........         10
     Report....................................................
    10-0491h--Notice of Approaching Graduation.................            30             1            30            10        300  .........          5
    10-0491d--Education Program Completion Notice/Service                  30             1            30            20        600  .........         10
     Obligation Placement......................................
    10-0491j--Request for Deferment for Advanced Education.....             6             1             6            10         60  .........          1
    10-0491c--Annual VA Employment/Deferment Verification......            30             1            24            10        240  .........          4
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        Total..................................................  ............  ............  ............  ............  .........  .........         43
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            Grand Total for VIOMPSP............................  ............  ............  ............  ............  .........  .........      5,618
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                                                     Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP)
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Applicants:
    10-0491g--Application......................................         5,000             1         5,000            60    300,000  .........      5,000
    10-0491--Academic Verification.............................         5,000             1         5,000            60    300,000  .........      5,000
    10-0491e--Evaluations & Recommendations (2)................         5,000             2        10,000            50    500,000  .........      8,333
    10-0491a--Addendum to Application..........................    1500 (30%)             1          1500            10     15,000  .........        250
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        Total..................................................  ............  ............  ............  ............  .........  .........     18,583
Applicants Selected to Receive a Scholarship:
    10-0491f--Agreement for the HPSP...........................           100             1           100            15      1,500  .........         25
    10-0491k--VA Scholarship Offer Response....................           100             1           100            10      1,000  .........         17
    10-0491i--Notice of Change and/or Annual Academic Status              100             1           100            20      2,000  .........         33
     Report....................................................
    10-0491h--Notice of Approaching Graduation.................           100             1           100            10      1,000  .........         17
    10-0491d--Education Program Completion Notice/Service                 100             1           100            20      2,000  .........         33
     Obligation Placement......................................
    10-0491j--Request for Deferment for Advanced Education.....            20             1            20            10        200  .........          3
    10-0491c--Annual VA Employment/Deferment Verification......            80             1            80            10        800  .........         13
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        Total..................................................  ............  ............  ............  ............  .........  .........        141
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            Grand Total for HPSP...............................  ............  ............  ............  ............  .........  .........     18,724
                                                                ========================================================================================
                Grand Total for Both VIOMPSP and HPSP..........  ............  ............  ............  ............  .........  .........     24,342
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    Frequency of Response: Annually.

    By direction of the Secretary.

Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
 Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2016-24244 Filed 10-6-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 8320-01-P