Agency Information Collection Activity: Request and Authorization for Supplies (Chapter 31-Veteran Readiness and Employment), 18376 [2021-07231]

Download as PDF 18376 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 66 / Thursday, April 8, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0061] Agency Information Collection Activity: Request and Authorization for Supplies (Chapter 31—Veteran Readiness and Employment) 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 collection of information should be received on or before June 7, 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. 2900–0061’’ in any khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Apr 07, 2021 Jkt 253001 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. 2900–0061’’ 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 United States Code (U.S.C.) 3104(a)(7). Title: Request and Authorization for Supplies (Chapter 31—Veteran PO 00000 Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Readiness and Employment), VA Form 28–1905m. OMB Control Number: 2900–0061. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: A claimant uses VA Form 28–1905m, Request and Authorization for Supplies (Chapter 31—Veteran Readiness and Employment), to request supplies or equipment be provided as part of a rehabilitation program under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 31. The training facility the claimant attends, or the employer for whom the claimant works, may also need to complete the form when the facility or employer requires specific types of supplies or equipment under 38 U.S.C. 3104(a)(7). The Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) program subsequently uses the information on this form to approve the purchase of appropriate supplies and equipment for claimants. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 14,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 28,000. 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. 2021–07231 Filed 4–7–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0061]


Agency Information Collection Activity: Request and Authorization 
for Supplies (Chapter 31--Veteran Readiness and Employment)

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 June 7, 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. 2900-0061'' 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. 2900-0061'' 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 United States Code (U.S.C.) 3104(a)(7).
    Title: Request and Authorization for Supplies (Chapter 31--Veteran 
Readiness and Employment), VA Form 28-1905m.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0061.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: A claimant uses VA Form 28-1905m, Request and 
Authorization for Supplies (Chapter 31--Veteran Readiness and 
Employment), to request supplies or equipment be provided as part of a 
rehabilitation program under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 31. The training 
facility the claimant attends, or the employer for whom the claimant 
works, may also need to complete the form when the facility or employer 
requires specific types of supplies or equipment under 38 U.S.C. 
3104(a)(7). The Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) program 
subsequently uses the information on this form to approve the purchase 
of appropriate supplies and equipment for claimants.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 14,000 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 28,000.

    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. 2021-07231 Filed 4-7-21; 8:45 am]
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