Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Vocational Rehabilitation for Veterans With Service-Connected Disabilities, 4610 [2019-02562]

Download as PDF 4610 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 32 / Friday, February 15, 2019 / Notices Cleveland and Commissioner Michael Wessel. Any interested party may file a written statement by February 28, 2019, by mailing to the contact above. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Authority: Congress created the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense Authorization Act (Pub. L. 106–398), as amended by Division P of the Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 108–7), as amended by Public Law 109–108 (November 22, 2005), as amended by Public Law 113–291 (December 19, 2014). Dated: February 12, 2019. Daniel W. Peck, Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–02553 Filed 2–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0009] Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Vocational Rehabilitation for Veterans With Service-Connected Disabilities 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. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before April 16, 2019. 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. 2900–0009’’ in any correspondence. During the comment khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:41 Feb 14, 2019 Jkt 247001 period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green at (202) 421–1354. 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. Title: (Application for Vocational Rehabilitation for Veterans with Service-connected Disabilities (Chapter 31, Title 38 U.S.C.) (VA Form 28–1900)). OMB Control Number: 2900–0009. Type of Review: Reinstatement With Change to a Previously Approved Collection. Abstract: VA Form 28–1900 is completed by Veterans with a combined service-connected disability rating of 10 percent or more and Servicemembers awaiting discharge for such disability to apply for vocational rehabilitation benefits. VA provides services and assistance to Veterans with serviceconnected disabilities, who are determined entitled to such benefits, to obtain and maintain suitable employment. Vocational rehabilitation also provides service to support veterans with service-connected disabilities to achieve maximum independence in their daily living activities if employment is not reasonably feasible. VA use the information collected to determine the claimant’s eligibility for vocational rehabilitation benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 21,419 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. PO 00000 Frm 00179 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 128,515. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, Interim VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality Performance and Risk (QPR), Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–02562 Filed 2–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Special Medical Advisory Group, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Special Medical Advisory Group will meet on March 29, 2019 at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, 109 Bee Street, Charleston, South Carolina, from 9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. EST. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Under Secretary for Health on the care and treatment of Veterans, and other matters pertinent to the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). The agenda for the meeting will include discussions on VHA transformation into a high reliability organization, commitment to zero harm, implementation of whole-health care, measuring quality in our Community Care Program and reducing clinical variation. There will not be a public comment period, however, members of the public may submit written statements for review by the Committee to: Department of Veterans Affairs, SMAG—Office of Under Secretary for Health (10), Veterans Health Administration, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or by email at VASMAGDFO@ va.gov. Comments will be accepted until close of business on March 27, 2019 Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should email VASMAGDFO@va.gov or call 202–461– 7005. Dated: February 12, 2019. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–02547 Filed 2–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\15FEN1.SGM 15FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0009]


Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for 
Vocational Rehabilitation for Veterans With Service-Connected 
Disabilities

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.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before April 16, 2019.

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. 2900-0009'' in any correspondence. During the comment period, 
comments may be viewed online through the FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green at (202) 421-1354.

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.
    Title: (Application for Vocational Rehabilitation for Veterans with 
Service-connected Disabilities (Chapter 31, Title 38 U.S.C.) (VA Form 
28-1900)).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0009.
    Type of Review: Reinstatement With Change to a Previously Approved 
Collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 28-1900 is completed by Veterans with a combined 
service-connected disability rating of 10 percent or more and 
Servicemembers awaiting discharge for such disability to apply for 
vocational rehabilitation benefits. VA provides services and assistance 
to Veterans with service-connected disabilities, who are determined 
entitled to such benefits, to obtain and maintain suitable employment. 
Vocational rehabilitation also provides service to support veterans 
with service-connected disabilities to achieve maximum independence in 
their daily living activities if employment is not reasonably feasible. 
VA use the information collected to determine the claimant's 
eligibility for vocational rehabilitation benefits.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 21,419 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 128,515.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Danny S. Green,
Interim VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality Performance and Risk 
(QPR), Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2019-02562 Filed 2-14-19; 8:45 am]
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