Agency Information Collection Activity: Certification of School Attendance or Termination (VA Form 21-8960 & VA Form 21-8960-1), 8891 [2017-02003]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 19 / Tuesday, January 31, 2017 / Notices form to determine the correct amount of tax and credits. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Responses: 800. Estimated Time per Respondent: 4 hours, 29 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,584. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall 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 through 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. Approved: January 17, 2017. Tuawana Pinkston, Supervisory Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2017–01992 Filed 1–30–17; 8:45 am] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:22 Jan 30, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0458] Agency Information Collection Activity: Certification of School Attendance or Termination (VA Form 21–8960 & VA Form 21–8960–1) Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. VA Forms 21–8960 & 21–8960–1 are used to gather the necessary information to determine continued benefit entitlement to or for a child between the ages of 18 and 23 who is attending school. SUMMARY: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before April 3, 2017. 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. 2900–0458’’ 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. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 8891 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: Certification of School Attendance or Termination (VA Form 21–8960 & VA Form 21–8960–1). OMB Control Number: 2900–0458. Type of Review: Revision of an approved collection. Abstract: VA Forms 21–8960 & 21– 8960–1 are used to gather the necessary information to determine continued benefit entitlement to or for a child between the ages of 18 and 23 who is attending school. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 11,667 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 70,000. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–02003 Filed 1–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 19 (Tuesday, January 31, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0458]


Agency Information Collection Activity: Certification of School 
Attendance or Termination (VA Form 21-8960 & VA Form 21-8960-1)

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

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 revision of 
a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment 
in response to the notice.
    VA Forms 21-8960 & 21-8960-1 are used to gather the necessary 
information to determine continued benefit entitlement to or for a 
child between the ages of 18 and 23 who is attending school.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before April 3, 2017.

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. 2900-0458'' 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: Certification of School Attendance or Termination (VA Form 
21-8960 & VA Form 21-8960-1).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0458.
    Type of Review: Revision of an approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Forms 21-8960 & 21-8960-1 are used to gather the 
necessary information to determine continued benefit entitlement to or 
for a child between the ages of 18 and 23 who is attending school.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 11,667 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 70,000.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
Department Clearance Officer, Office of Privacy and Records Management, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-02003 Filed 1-30-17; 8:45 am]
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