Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Submission of School Catalog to the State Approving Agency, 67340 [2019-26391]

Download as PDF 67340 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 236 / Monday, December 9, 2019 / Notices VA Environmental Health Registry evaluations are free, voluntary medical assessments for Veterans who may have been exposed to certain environmental hazards during military service. Evaluations alert Veterans to possible long-term health problems that may be related to exposure specific to environmental hazards during their military service. The registry data may help VA understand and respond to these health problems more effectively and may be useful for research purposes. 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 42993 on August 19, 2019, page 42993. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 20,000. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 60 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, Interim VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk (OQPR), Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–26419 Filed 12–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0568] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Submission of School Catalog to the State Approving Agency 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. Comments must be submitted on or before January 8, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to the 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. 2900–0568’’ in any correspondence. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green at (202) 421–1354. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Title 38 CFR, sections 21.4253 and 21.4254, restates this statutory requirement in the Code of Federal Regulations, and Title 38 U.S.C. 3676. Title: Submission of School Catalog to the State Approving Agency (VA Form = No Form). OMB Control Number: 2900–0568. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: State approving agencies and VA use the catalogs to determine what courses can be approved for VA training. VA receives catalogs when institutions change their education programs. In general, the catalogs are collected approximately once a year. Without this information, VA and the State approving agencies cannot determine what courses could be approved. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,582 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Actual Number of Respondents: 10,330. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, VA Interim Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–26391 Filed 12–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Dec 06, 2019 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Annual Pay Ranges for Physicians, Dentists, and Podiatrists of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Department of Veterans Affairs Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: VA is hereby giving notice of annual pay ranges, which is the sum of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the base pay rate and market pay for VHA physicians, dentists, and podiatrists as prescribed by the Secretary for Department-wide applicability. These annual pay ranges are intended to enhance the flexibility of the Department to recruit, develop, and retain the most highly qualified providers to serve our Nation’s Veterans and maintain a standard of excellence in the VA health care system. DATES: Annual pay ranges are applicable February 16, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leah Brady, HR Specialist, Human Resources Center of Expertise, VHA Workforce Management and Consulting Office (10A2A), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, (631) 514–9622. This is not a toll-free number. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under 38 U.S.C. 7431(e)(1)(A), not less often than once every 2 years, the Secretary must prescribe for Department-wide applicability the minimum and maximum amounts of annual pay that may be paid to VHA physicians, dentists, and podiatrists. 38 U.S.C. 7431(e)(1)(B) allows the Secretary to prescribe separate minimum and maximum amounts of annual pay for a specialty or assignment. Pursuant to 38 U.S.C. 7431(e)(1)(C), amounts prescribed under paragraph 7431(e) shall be published in the Federal Register and shall not take effect until at least 60 days after date of publication. In addition, under 38 U.S.C. 7431(e)(4), the total amount of compensation paid to a physician, dentist, or podiatrist under title 38 of the United States Code cannot exceed, in any year, the amount of annual compensation (excluding expenses) of the President. For the purposes of subparagraph 7431(e)(4), ‘‘the total amount of compensation’’ includes base pay, market pay, performance pay, recruitment, relocation, and retention incentives, incentive awards for performance and special contributions, and fee basis earnings. Background The ‘‘Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel Enhancement Act of 2004’’ (Public Law (Pub. L.) 108–445) was signed by the President on December 3, 2004. The major provisions of the law established a new pay system for VHA physicians and dentists consisting of base pay, market pay, and performance pay. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 236 (Monday, December 9, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0568]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: 
Submission of School Catalog to the State Approving Agency

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 January 8, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through www.Regulations.gov, or to the 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. 2900-0568'' in any correspondence.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Authority: Title 38 CFR, sections 21.4253 and 21.4254, restates 
this statutory requirement in the Code of Federal Regulations, and 
Title 38 U.S.C. 3676.
    Title: Submission of School Catalog to the State Approving Agency 
(VA Form = No Form).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0568.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: State approving agencies and VA use the catalogs to 
determine what courses can be approved for VA training. VA receives 
catalogs when institutions change their education programs. In general, 
the catalogs are collected approximately once a year. Without this 
information, VA and the State approving agencies cannot determine what 
courses could be approved.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 2,582 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Actual Number of Respondents: 10,330.

    By direction of the Secretary.

Danny S. Green,
VA Interim Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2019-26391 Filed 12-6-19; 8:45 am]
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