Agency Information Collection Activity under OMB Review: Supporting Statement Regarding Marriage, 56857 [2017-25808]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 229 / Thursday, November 30, 2017 / Notices OMB Control Number: 2900–0110. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 26–6381 is completed by Veterans who are selling their homes by assumption rather than requiring purchasers to obtain their own financing to pay off the loan. The data furnished on the form is essential to determinations for assumption approval, release of liability, and substitution of entitlement in accordance with 38 U.S.C. 3713(a) and 3714 and 3702(b)(2). Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 42 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250 per year. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Privacy and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–25811 Filed 11–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0115] Agency Information Collection Activity under OMB Review: Supporting Statement Regarding Marriage Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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 and it includes the actual data collection instrument. SUMMARY: Comments must be submitted on or before January 2, 2018. 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@ daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:35 Nov 29, 2017 Jkt 244001 omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0115’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Office of Quality, Privacy and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs, 811 Vermont Avenue, Floor 5, Area 368, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461–5870 or email cynthia.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0115’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 38 U.S.C. 103. Title: Supporting Statement Regarding Marriage (VA Form 21P–4171). OMB Control Number: 2900–0115. Type of Review: Reinstatement without change of a previously approved collection. Abstract: 38 U.S.C. 103 requires a marital relationship to be established before benefits may be paid to, or for, a spouse of a Veteran. VA codified this requirement at 38 CFR 3.1(j), which states ‘‘a marriage valid under the law of the place where the parties resided at the time of marriage, or the law of the place where the parties resided when the right to benefits accrued.’’ The information requested under this collection is necessary to establish the common-law marriage of a Veteran and the dependency of the Veteran’s common-law spouse for the purpose of paying monetary benefits. VBA utilizes VA Form 21P–4171 to collect information from third-parties regarding claimed common-law marriage between Veterans and spouses/ surviving spouses. VBA uses the information collected to determine whether or not the claimed commonlaw marriage is valid under the law of the place where the parties resided at the time of marriage, or the law of the place where the parties resided when the right to benefits accrued, to comply with 38 CFR 3.1(j) and pay monetary benefits. 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 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published at 82 FR 44032 on September 20, 2017. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 800 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,400. PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56857 By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Privacy and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–25808 Filed 11–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0068] Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for ServiceDisabled Veterans Insurance Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, 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 reinstatement 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 veterans to apply for Service Disabled Veterans Insurance, to designate a beneficiary and to select an optional settlement. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 29, 2018. 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 Administrations (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. 2900–0068’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461– 5870. SUMMARY: Under the PRA of 1995, 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 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0115]


Agency Information Collection Activity under OMB Review: 
Supporting Statement Regarding Marriage

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 
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 and it 
includes the actual data collection instrument.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 2, 2018.

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-
0115'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Office of 
Quality, Privacy and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs, 811 Vermont 
Avenue, Floor 5, Area 368, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461-5870 or 
email cynthia.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 
2900-0115'' in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

    Authority:  38 U.S.C. 103.

    Title: Supporting Statement Regarding Marriage (VA Form 21P-4171).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0115.
    Type of Review: Reinstatement without change of a previously 
approved collection.
    Abstract: 38 U.S.C. 103 requires a marital relationship to be 
established before benefits may be paid to, or for, a spouse of a 
Veteran. VA codified this requirement at 38 CFR 3.1(j), which states 
``a marriage valid under the law of the place where the parties resided 
at the time of marriage, or the law of the place where the parties 
resided when the right to benefits accrued.''
    The information requested under this collection is necessary to 
establish the common-law marriage of a Veteran and the dependency of 
the Veteran's common-law spouse for the purpose of paying monetary 
benefits.
    VBA utilizes VA Form 21P-4171 to collect information from third-
parties regarding claimed common-law marriage between Veterans and 
spouses/surviving spouses. VBA uses the information collected to 
determine whether or not the claimed common-law marriage is valid under 
the law of the place where the parties resided at the time of marriage, 
or the law of the place where the parties resided when the right to 
benefits accrued, to comply with 38 CFR 3.1(j) and pay monetary 
benefits.
    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 
60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of 
information was published at 82 FR 44032 on September 20, 2017.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 800 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,400.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Privacy and Risk, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-25808 Filed 11-29-17; 8:45 am]
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