Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: VA Fiduciary's Account, Court Appointed Fiduciary's Account, and Certificate of Balance on Deposit and Authorization To Disclose Financial Records, 47071-47072 [2019-19246]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 173 / Friday, September 6, 2019 / Notices agency, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: September 3, 2019. Andrea Gacki, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. Dated: September 3, 2019. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–19268 Filed 9–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P [FR Doc. 2019–19301 Filed 9–5–19; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS BILLING CODE P jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Creating Options for Veterans Expedited Recovery (COVER) Commission; Notice of Meeting DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Creating Options for Veterans Expedited Recover (COVER) Commission gives notice of a meeting to be held on September 12 and 13, 2019, at the VHA National Conference Center 2011 Crystal Drive, Crystal City, Virginia 22202. The public session on September 12, will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at approximately 3:00 p.m. On September 13, the public session will begin at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at approximately 1:00 p.m. (all times Eastern). The purpose of the COVER Commission is to examine the evidencebased therapy treatment model used by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for treating mental health conditions of Veterans and the potential benefits of incorporating complementary and integrative health approaches as standard practice throughout the Department. The planned topics for this meeting include general discussion of commission research. Members of the public are invited to attend open sessions in-person or via telephone listening line. Only a limited amount of seating will be available, and members of the public will be seated on a first come-first served basis. The listening line number is 800–767–1750; access code 48664# and it will be activated 10 minutes prior to each day’s sessions. Members of the public utilizing the listening line are asked to VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Sep 05, 2019 Jkt 247001 confirm their attendance via an email to COVERCommission@va.gov. The videotaping or recording of Commission proceedings is discouraged as it may be disruptive to the Commission’s work. Any member of the public seeking additional information including copies of materials referenced during open sessions should email the Designated Federal Officer for the Commission, Mr. John Goodrich, at COVERCommission@ va.gov. Although there will not be time allotted for members of the public to speak, the COVER Commission will accept written comments which may be sent to the email address noted. In communications with the Commission, the writers must identify themselves and state the organizations, associations, or persons they represent. 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 September 26, 2019 at the VHA National Conference Center, 2011 Crystal Drive, Suite 150 A, Potomac Room A–B, Crystal City, Arlington, VA 22202, from 8:15 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 regarding quality standards for community care, Veterans assessment tool for the Caregiver Support Program, efforts to develop a National suicide prevention roadmap as required by the PREVENTS Executive Order, and proposals required by MISSION Act Section 152 regarding innovations for care and payments pilots. 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[FR Doc. 2019–19213 Filed 9–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0017] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: VA Fiduciary’s Account, Court Appointed Fiduciary’s Account, and Certificate of Balance on Deposit and Authorization To Disclose Financial Records 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, 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 October 7, 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. 2900–0017’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 811 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 421– 1354 or email Danny.Green2@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0017’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1 47072 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 173 / Friday, September 6, 2019 / Notices jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. Title: Supplement to VA Forms 21P– 4706b, 21P–4706c and 21P–4718a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0017. Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection. Abstract: VA maintains supervision of the distribution and use of VA benefits paid to fiduciaries on behalf of VA beneficiaries who are incompetent, a minor, or under legal disability. The forms are used to verify beneficiaries’ deposit remaining at a financial institution against a fiduciary’s accounting. The following forms will be used to ensure claimants’ benefits payments are administered properly. (a) VA Forms 21P–4706b and 4706c are used by VA to determine proper usage of benefits paid to fiduciaries. The 21P–4706c is provided to assist VA fiduciaries in conforming to requirements of various State courts. (b) VA Form 21P–4718a—Fiduciaries are required to obtain certifications that VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Sep 05, 2019 Jkt 247001 the balances remaining on deposit in financial institutions as shown on accountings are correct. Certifying official at a financial institution completing the form must affix the institution’s official seal or stamp. The data collected is used to confirm appointment of a fiduciary for a VA beneficiary and to prevent fiduciaries from supplying false certification, embezzling funds, and possibly prevent and/or identify fraud, waste and abuse of government funds paid to fiduciaries on behalf of VA beneficiaries. Without this information, VA would be unable to determine if the veteran’s fiduciary is properly using the funds for this benefit according to VA law. The forms were inadvertently allowed to expire due to competing priorities at VA. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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 84 FR 117 on June 18, 2019, pages 28395 and 28396. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Average Annual Burden: 11,167 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 33,500. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, Interim VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–19246 Filed 9–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 173 (Friday, September 6, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0017]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: VA 
Fiduciary's Account, Court Appointed Fiduciary's Account, and 
Certificate of Balance on Deposit and Authorization To Disclose 
Financial Records

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, 
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 October 7, 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 
[email protected]. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
0017'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green, Enterprise Records 
Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 811 Vermont Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 421-1354 or email [email protected]. 
Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0017'' in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501-21.
    Title: Supplement to VA Forms 21P-4706b, 21P-4706c and 21P-4718a.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0017.
    Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection.
    Abstract: VA maintains supervision of the distribution and use of 
VA benefits paid to fiduciaries on behalf of VA beneficiaries who are 
incompetent, a minor, or under legal disability. The forms are used to 
verify beneficiaries' deposit remaining at a financial institution 
against a fiduciary's accounting. The following forms will be used to 
ensure claimants' benefits payments are administered properly.
    (a) VA Forms 21P-4706b and 4706c are used by VA to determine proper 
usage of benefits paid to fiduciaries. The 21P-4706c is provided to 
assist VA fiduciaries in conforming to requirements of various State 
courts.
    (b) VA Form 21P-4718a--Fiduciaries are required to obtain 
certifications that the balances remaining on deposit in financial 
institutions as shown on accountings are correct. Certifying official 
at a financial institution completing the form must affix the 
institution's official seal or stamp. The data collected is used to 
confirm appointment of a fiduciary for a VA beneficiary and to prevent 
fiduciaries from supplying false certification, embezzling funds, and 
possibly prevent and/or identify fraud, waste and abuse of government 
funds paid to fiduciaries on behalf of VA beneficiaries.
    Without this information, VA would be unable to determine if the 
veteran's fiduciary is properly using the funds for this benefit 
according to VA law. The forms were inadvertently allowed to expire due 
to competing priorities at VA.
    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 84 FR 117 on June 18, 2019, pages 28395 
and 28396.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Average Annual Burden: 11,167 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 33,500.

    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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