Agency Information Collection Activity: Insurance Deduction Authorization, 57031 [2017-25939]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 230 / Friday, December 1, 2017 / Notices [OMB Control No. 2900–0024] Agency Information Collection Activity: Insurance Deduction Authorization Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administrations, 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 veterans to authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make deductions from benefit payments to pay premiums, loans and/or liens on his/her insurance contract. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 30, 2018. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:44 Nov 30, 2017 Jkt 244001 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. 2900–0024’’ 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 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 ADDRESSES: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 57031 collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521 and 38 CFR 8.8. Title: Insurance Deduction Authorization, VA Form 29–888. OMB Control Number: 2900–0024. Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection. Abstract: These forms are used by veterans to authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make deductions from benefit payments to pay premiums, loans and/or liens on his/her insurance contract. The information requested is authorized by law, 38 CFR 8.8. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 622 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3732. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality Privacy and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–25939 Filed 11–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\01DEN1.SGM 01DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0024]


Agency Information Collection Activity: Insurance Deduction 
Authorization

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Veterans Benefits Administrations, 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 veterans to authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs 
(VA) to make deductions from benefit payments to pay premiums, loans 
and/or liens on his/her insurance contract.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before January 30, 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. 2900-0024'' 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 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.

    Authority: Public Law 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521 and 38 CFR 
8.8.

    Title: Insurance Deduction Authorization, VA Form 29-888.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0024.
    Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection.
    Abstract: These forms are used by veterans to authorize the 
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make deductions from benefit 
payments to pay premiums, loans and/or liens on his/her insurance 
contract. The information requested is authorized by law, 38 CFR 8.8.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 622 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3732.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality Privacy and Risk, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-25939 Filed 11-30-17; 8:45 am]
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