Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Benefits for Certain Children With Disabilities Born of Vietnam and Certain Korea Service Veterans, 9413-9414 [2019-04721]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 50 / Thursday, March 14, 2019 / Notices 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 May 13, 2019. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M3), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0138’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through 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: 38 U.S.C. 1522. Title: Request for Details of Expenses, VA Form 21P–8049. OMB Control Number: 2900–0138. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), through its Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Mar 13, 2019 Jkt 247001 administers an integrated program of benefits and services established by law for veterans, service personnel, and their dependents and/or beneficiaries. 38 U.S.C. 1522 Net Worth Limitation provides that VBA will deny or discontinue payment of pension benefits if it is reasonable that some part of the corpus of the claimant’s or beneficiary’s estate be consumed for his or her maintenance. VA codified this requirement at 38 CFR 3.274. VBA uses the information collected on this form as evidence of additional circumstances which may affect entitlement determinations pursuant to 38 U.S.C. 1522. The information is used as a counterbalance to a claimant’s substantial estate and/or annual income. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 5,700 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Number of Respondents: 22,800. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, VA Interim Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Privacy and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–04715 Filed 3–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0572] Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Benefits for Certain Children With Disabilities Born of Vietnam and Certain Korea Service Veterans 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 extension 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9413 collection of information should be received on or before May 13, 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. 2900–0572’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through 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 Benefits for Certain Children With Disabilities Born of Vietnam and Certain Korea Service Veterans (VA Form 21–0304). OMB Control Number: 2900–0572. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–0304 is used to determine the monetary allowance for a child born with Spina Bifida or certain birth defects who is the natural child of a Vietnam and certain Korea service veterans. Without this information, VA would be unable to effectively administer 38 U.S.C. 1805 or 38 U.S.C. 1815. VA Form 21–0304 has been updated to include; a new standardized format with sectional formatting and additional signature sections for witnesses, alternate, and power of attorney signers. This is a nonsubstantive change and does not increase the burden estimate. E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1 9414 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 50 / Thursday, March 14, 2019 / Notices Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 72 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 430. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, Interim VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–04721 Filed 3–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Mar 13, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 50 (Thursday, March 14, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9413-9414]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-04721]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0572]


Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Benefits 
for Certain Children With Disabilities Born of Vietnam and Certain 
Korea Service Veterans

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 extension 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 May 13, 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. 2900-0572'' in any correspondence. During the comment period, 
comments may be viewed online through 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 Benefits for Certain Children With 
Disabilities Born of Vietnam and Certain Korea Service Veterans (VA 
Form 21-0304).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0572.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 21-0304 is used to determine the monetary 
allowance for a child born with Spina Bifida or certain birth defects 
who is the natural child of a Vietnam and certain Korea service 
veterans. Without this information, VA would be unable to effectively 
administer 38 U.S.C. 1805 or 38 U.S.C. 1815. VA Form 21-0304 has been 
updated to include; a new standardized format with sectional formatting 
and additional signature sections for witnesses, alternate, and power 
of attorney signers. This is a non-substantive change and does not 
increase the burden estimate.

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    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 72 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 430.

    By direction of the Secretary.

Danny S. Green,
Interim VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2019-04721 Filed 3-13-19; 8:45 am]
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