Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: (VA Health Professional Scholarship and Visual Impairment and Orientation and Mobility Professional Scholarship Programs), 89576-89577 [2016-29667]

Download as PDF 89576 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 238 / Monday, December 12, 2016 / Notices business lines across VA to respond to any questions, complaints, suggestions or other issues. 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. The Federal Register Notice with a 60day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published October 4, 2016, Vol. 81, No. 192, page 68502. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 66,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Daily. Estimated Number of Respondents: 33,000 per month. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–29666 Filed 12–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0793] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: (VA Health Professional Scholarship and Visual Impairment and Orientation and Mobility Professional Scholarship Programs) 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 SUMMARY: 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 January 11, 2017. 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. 2900–0793’’ 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. 2900–0793.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 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. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published at Vol. 81, No. 195, FR 69904 on Friday, October 7, 2016. Affected Public: Individuals or households. ESTIMATE OF THE HOUR BURDEN FOR THE COLLECTION OF INFORMATION APPLICANTS Number of respondents × Number of responses 10–0491g—Application .......................................... 10–0491—Academic Verification ........................... 10–0491e—Evaluations & Recommendations (2) 10–0491a—Addendum to Application ................... 1,500 1,500 1,500 450 (30%) 1 1 2 1 Total ................................................................ .................... .................... mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES VA Forms VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:59 Dec 09, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00152 Fmt 4703 × Number of minutes Equals (minutes) ÷ by 60 = Number of hours 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 ................ .................... ................ ................ 5,575 Equals Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1 89577 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 238 / Monday, December 12, 2016 / Notices APPLICANTS SELECTED TO RECEIVE A SCHOLARSHIP Number of respondents VA Forms × Number of responses × Number of minutes Equals (minutes) ÷ by 60 = Number of hours 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 1 30 20 600 ................ 10 Equals 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 .......................................................... 6 1 6 10 60 ................ 1 30 1 24 10 240 ................ 4 Total ................................................................ .................... .................... ................ .................... ................ ................ 43 Grand Total for VIOMPSP ....................... .................... .................... ................ .................... ................ ................ 5,618 × Number of minutes Equals (minutes) ÷ by 60 = Number of hours HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM (HPSP) APPLICANTS VA Forms Number of respondents × Number of responses 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 ................................................................ .................... .................... ................ .................... ................ ................ 18,583 × Number of minutes Equals (minutes) ÷ by 60 = Number of hours Equals APPLICANTS SELECTED TO RECEIVE A SCHOLARSHIP Numnrt of respondents × Number of responses 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 1 100 20 2,000 ................ 33 20 1 20 10 200 ................ 3 80 1 80 10 800 ................ 13 Total ................................................................ .................... .................... ................ .................... ................ ................ 141 Grand Total for HPSP ............................. .................... .................... ................ .................... ................ ................ 18,724 Grand Total for Both VIOMPSP and HPSP ............................................ .................... .................... ................ .................... ................ ................ 24,342 VA Forms 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 .......................................................... mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Frequency of Response: Annually. Equals By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–29667 Filed 12–9–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:59 Dec 09, 2016 Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00153 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0793]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: (VA 
Health Professional Scholarship and Visual Impairment and Orientation 
and Mobility Professional Scholarship Programs)

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 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 January 11, 2017.

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-
0793'' 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-
0793.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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 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. The Federal 
Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on 
this collection of information was published at Vol. 81, No. 195, FR 
69904 on Friday, October 7, 2016.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.

                          Estimate of the Hour Burden for the Collection of Information
                                                   Applicants
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                               Number of   x Number of             x Number of    Equals               Number of
          VA Forms            respondents   responses     Equals     minutes    (minutes)  / by 60 =     hours
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10-0491g--Application.......        1,500            1      1,500           60     90,000  .........       1,500
10-0491--Academic                   1,500            1      1,500           60     90,000  .........       1,500
 Verification...............
10-0491e--Evaluations &             1,500            2      3,000           50    150,000  .........       2,500
 Recommendations (2)........
10-0491a--Addendum to           450 (30%)            1        450           10      4,500  .........          75
 Application................
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    Total...................  ...........  ...........  .........  ...........  .........  .........       5,575
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                                  Applicants Selected To Receive a Scholarship
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                               Number of   x Number of             x Number of    Equals               Number of
          VA Forms            respondents   responses     Equals     minutes    (minutes)  / by 60 =     hours
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10-0491L--Agreement for the            30            1         30           15        450  .........           8
 VIOMPSP....................
10-0491k--VA Scholarship               30            1         30           10        300  .........           5
 Offer Response.............
10-0491i--Notice of Change             30            1         30           20        600  .........          10
 and/or Annual Academic
 Status Report..............
10-0491h--Notice of                    30            1         30           10        300  .........           5
 Approaching Graduation.....
10-0491d--Education Program            30            1         30           20        600  .........          10
 Completion Notice/Service
 Obligation Placement.......
10-0491j--Request for                   6            1          6           10         60  .........           1
 Deferment for Advanced
 Education..................
10-0491c--Annual VA                    30            1         24           10        240  .........           4
 Employment/Deferment
 Verification...............
                             -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Total...................  ...........  ...........  .........  ...........  .........  .........          43
                             -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
        Grand Total for       ...........  ...........  .........  ...........  .........  .........       5,618
         VIOMPSP............
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                                 Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP)
                                                   Applicants
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                               Number of   x Number of             x Number of    Equals               Number of
          VA Forms            respondents   responses     Equals     minutes    (minutes)  / by 60 =     hours
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10-0491g--Application.......        5,000            1      5,000           60    300,000  .........       5,000
10-0491--Academic                   5,000            1      5,000           60    300,000  .........       5,000
 Verification...............
10-0491e--Evaluations &             5,000            2     10,000           50    500,000  .........       8,333
 Recommendations (2)........
10-0491a--Addendum to          1500 (30%)            1       1500           10     15,000  .........         250
 Application................
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    Total...................  ...........  ...........  .........  ...........  .........  .........      18,583
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                                  Applicants Selected To Receive a Scholarship
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                               Numnrt of   x Number of             x Number of    Equals               Number of
          VA Forms            respondents   responses     Equals     minutes    (minutes)  / by 60 =     hours
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10-0491f--Agreement for the           100            1        100           15      1,500  .........          25
 HPSP.......................
10-0491k--VA Scholarship              100            1        100           10      1,000  .........          17
 Offer Response.............
10-0491i--Notice of Change            100            1        100           20      2,000  .........          33
 and/or Annual Academic
 Status Report..............
10-0491h--Notice of                   100            1        100           10      1,000  .........          17
 Approaching Graduation.....
10-0491d--Education Program           100            1        100           20      2,000  .........          33
 Completion Notice/Service
 Obligation Placement.......
10-0491j--Request for                  20            1         20           10        200  .........           3
 Deferment for Advanced
 Education..................
10-0491c--Annual VA                    80            1         80           10        800  .........          13
 Employment/Deferment
 Verification...............
                             -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Total...................  ...........  ...........  .........  ...........  .........  .........         141
                             -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
        Grand Total for HPSP  ...........  ...........  .........  ...........  .........  .........      18,724
                             -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
            Grand Total for   ...........  ...........  .........  ...........  .........  .........      24,342
             Both VIOMPSP
             and HPSP.......
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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. 2016-29667 Filed 12-9-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 8320-01-P