Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Request for Restoration of Educational Assistance, 9587 [2019-04827]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 51 / Friday, March 15, 2019 / Notices an open-skies agreement with the United States where that agreement is being applied. In this regard, the Department’s Office of International Aviation maintains a list on its website of Open Skies Agreements Currently Being Applied between the United States and its open-skies partners, and updates the list as partners are added or removed.1 The Department has stated that it will issue a Notice if an openskies partner is removed from the list, and allow U.S. carriers holding blanket open-skies certificate authority 120 days to seek exemption authority to serve that foreign aviation partner, as the certificate authority to serve that foreign partner will no longer be effective 120 days after the publication date of the Notice.2 The Department has further stated that it will also publish a notice in the Federal Register. On March 9, 2019, Samoa withdrew as a party to the Multilateral Agreement on the Liberalization of International Air Transportation (MALIAT), thereby ending its open-skies relationship with the United States as a multilateral partner.3 On March 11, 2019, the Department issued a Notice stating that it will remove Samoa from its list of Open Skies Agreements Currently Being Applied, effective July 9, 2019. The Department served its March 11 Notice on all certificated U.S. air carriers operating large aircraft; the U.S. Department of State (Office of Aviation Negotiations); and the Federal Aviation Administration. The Department accordingly invites U.S. carriers to file applications for exemption authority under 49 U.S.C. 40109, to provide scheduled foreign air amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES 1 See http://www.transportation.gov/policy/ aviation-policy/open-skies-agreements-beingapplied. 2 See e.g., Orders 2007–4–2, 2007–7–3, and 2007– 7–4. 3 The United States was informed through diplomatic channels that the Government of New Zealand, as depositary for the MALIAT, received the Government of Samoa’s Notification of Withdrawal on March 9, 2018. Under Article 18 of the MALIAT, Samoa’s withdrawal became effective March 9, 2019. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Mar 14, 2019 Jkt 247001 9587 transportation to Samoa on the basis of comity and reciprocity.4 Control No. 2900–0859’’ in any correspondence. Signed in Washington, DC, on March 11, 2019. Brian J. Hedberg, Director, Office of International Aviation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2019–04865 Filed 3–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0859] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Request for Restoration of Educational Assistance 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 15, 2019. 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 SUMMARY: 4 U.S. carriers holding open-skies route authority by exemption that wish to serve Samoa should similarly file applications for specific exemption authority. PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Danny S. Green at (202) 421–1354. Please refer to ‘‘Control No. 2900–0859’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 38 U.S.C. 3699. Title: Request for Restoration of Educational Assistance (VA Form 22– 0989). OMB Control Number: 2900–0859. Type of Review: Extension of a previously approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 22–0989 will allow students to apply for restoration of entitlement for VA education benefits used at a school that closed or had its approval to receive VA benefits withdrawn. Education Service requests approval of this information collection in order to carry out the implementation of the law which requires VA to immediately accept applications to restore education benefits for school closures and disapprovals beginning after January 1, 2015. 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 83 FR 25614 on November, 26, 2018, page 60558. Affected Public: Individuals. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,511 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Number of Respondents: 14,045. 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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0859]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Request 
for Restoration of Educational Assistance

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; it 
includes the actual data collection instrument.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 15, 2019.

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-
0859'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green at (202) 421-1354. 
Please refer to ``Control No. 2900-0859'' in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Authority: 38 U.S.C. 3699.
    Title: Request for Restoration of Educational Assistance (VA Form 
22-0989).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0859.
    Type of Review: Extension of a previously approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 22-0989 will allow students to apply for 
restoration of entitlement for VA education benefits used at a school 
that closed or had its approval to receive VA benefits withdrawn. 
Education Service requests approval of this information collection in 
order to carry out the implementation of the law which requires VA to 
immediately accept applications to restore education benefits for 
school closures and disapprovals beginning after January 1, 2015.
    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 83 FR 25614 on November, 26, 2018, page 
60558.
    Affected Public: Individuals.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 3,511 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Once.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 14,045.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Danny S. Green,
Interim VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, 
Department of Veterans Affairs,
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