Agency Information Collection Activity: Supplemental Income Questionnaire (for Philippine Claims Only), 11056 [2021-03690]

Download as PDF 11056 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 34 / Tuesday, February 23, 2021 / Notices refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0270’’ in any correspondence. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 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: Financial Counseling Statement, VA Form 26–8844. OMB Control Number: 2900–0270. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: This form was developed under 38 U.S.C. 3732. VA Form 26– 8844 provides for recording comprehensive financial information concerning the borrower’s net income, total expenditures, net worth, suggested areas for which expenses can be reduced or income increased, the arrangement of a family budget and recommendations for the terms of any repayment agreement on the defaulted loan. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,750 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 45 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000 per year. [OMB Control No. 2900–0668] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By direction of the Secretary. Maribel Aponte, VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration/Data Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–03647 Filed 2–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:36 Feb 22, 2021 Jkt 253001 Agency Information Collection Activity: Supplemental Income Questionnaire (for Philippine Claims Only) Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Veteran’s 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 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 April 26, 2021. 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. 2900–0668’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maribel Aponte, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics (008), 1717 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, (202) 266–4688 or email maribel.aponte@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0668’’ in any correspondence. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00138 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 5101; 38 U.S.C. 107; 38 U.S.C. 1521, 1541, and 1542; 38 CFR 3.262 and 3.272. Title: Supplemental Income Questionnaire (for Philippine Claims Only (VA Form 21P–0784). OMB Control Number: 2900–0668. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VBA administers Pension Benefits, which is a needs-based benefit program for wartime Veterans, who are aged 65 or older or have a permanent and total non-service-connected disability and limited income and net worth. Eligibility is determined based on the income of and asset amounts for the Veteran and their spouse. Claimants residing in the Philippines complete the 21P–0784 Supplemental Income Questionnaire (for Philippine Claims Only) to report their countable family income and net worth. VBA uses the information to determine the claimant’s entitlement to pension benefits. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 30 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 120. By direction of the Secretary. 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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0668]


Agency Information Collection Activity: Supplemental Income 
Questionnaire (for Philippine Claims Only)

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Veteran's 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 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 April 26, 2021.

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 [email protected]. Please refer to ``OMB Control 
No. 2900-0668'' in any correspondence. During the comment period, 
comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maribel Aponte, Office of Enterprise 
and Integration, Data Governance Analytics (008), 1717 H Street NW, 
Washington, DC 20006, (202) 266-4688 or email [email protected]. 
Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0668'' in any correspondence.

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. 5101; 38 U.S.C. 107; 38 U.S.C. 1521, 1541, and 
1542; 38 CFR 3.262 and 3.272.
    Title: Supplemental Income Questionnaire (for Philippine Claims 
Only (VA Form 21P-0784).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0668.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VBA administers Pension Benefits, which is a needs-based 
benefit program for wartime Veterans, who are aged 65 or older or have 
a permanent and total non-service-connected disability and limited 
income and net worth. Eligibility is determined based on the income of 
and asset amounts for the Veteran and their spouse. Claimants residing 
in the Philippines complete the 21P-0784 Supplemental Income 
Questionnaire (for Philippine Claims Only) to report their countable 
family income and net worth. VBA uses the information to determine the 
claimant's entitlement to pension benefits.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 30 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 120.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Maribel Aponte,
VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration/Data 
Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs.
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