Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: REPS Annual Eligibility Notice, 21811-21812 [2021-08502]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 77 / Friday, April 23, 2021 / Notices 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 86 FR 30 on February 17, 2021, page 10004. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,000. By direction of the Secretary. Dorothy Glasgow, VA PRA Clearance Officer (Alt), Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–08497 Filed 4–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0394] Agency Information Collection Activity under OMB Review: Certification of School Attendance—REPS 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: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. Refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0394’’. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maribel Aponte, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics (008), 1717 H Street NW, khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:15 Apr 22, 2021 Jkt 253001 21811 Washington, DC 20006, (202) 266–4688 or email maribel.aponte@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0394’’ in any correspondence. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: REPS Annual Eligibility Notice Authority: 38 U.S.C. 5101; 38 CFR 3.812. Title: Certification of School Attendance—REPS (VA Form 21P– 8926). OMB Control Number: 2900–0394. Type of Review: Reinstatement without change of a previously approved collection. Abstract: Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors (REPS) is a benefit payable to certain surviving spouses and dependent children of deceased Veterans who died in service prior to August 13, 1981 or died as a result of a service-connected disability incurred or aggravated prior to August 13, 1981. VA Form 21P–8926 is used to verify beneficiaries receiving REPS benefits based on school-aged child status, are in fact enrolled full-time in an approved school and are otherwise eligible for continued benefits under REPS. Without the information provided on the form, determination of continued eligibility would not be possible. In an effort to safeguard Veterans and their beneficiaries from financial exploitation, the instructions on [insert VA form #] were amended to include information regarding VAaccredited attorneys or agents charging fees in connection with a proceeding before the Department of Veterans Affairs with respect to a claim. 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: 86 FR 30 on February 17, 2021, page 10005. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 300 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200. By direction of the Secretary. Dorothy Glasgow, VA PRA Clearance Officer (Alt), Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–08503 Filed 4–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [OMB Control No. 2900–0405] 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: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. Refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0405’’. 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. 2900–0405’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 38 U.S.C. 5101; 38 CFR 3.812. Title: REPS Annual Eligibility Report (VA Form 21P–8941). OMB Control Number: 2900–0405. Type of Review: Reinstatement without change of a previously approved collection. Abstract: Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors (REPS) is a benefit payable to certain surviving spouses and dependent children of deceased Veterans who died in service prior to August 13, 1981 or died as a result of a service-connected disability incurred or aggravated prior to August 13, 1981. VA Form 21P–8941 is used to verify beneficiaries receiving REPS benefits based on school-aged child status, are in fact enrolled full-time in an approved school and are otherwise eligible for continue benefits under SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23APN1.SGM 23APN1 21812 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 77 / Friday, April 23, 2021 / Notices REPS. Without the information provided on the form, determination of continued eligibility would not be possible. In an effort to safeguard Veterans and their beneficiaries from financial exploitation, the instructions on 21P–8941 were amended to include information regarding VA-accredited attorneys or agents charging fees in connection with a proceeding before the Department of Veterans Affairs with respect to a claim. 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 86 FR 30 on February 17, 2021, page 10004. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 300 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200. By direction of the Secretary. Dorothy Glasgow, VA PRA Clearance Officer (Alt), Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–08502 Filed 4–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0390] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application for Surviving Spouse or Child for REPS Benefits (Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors) Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:15 Apr 22, 2021 Jkt 253001 ACTION: Notice. 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: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. Refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0390’’. 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. 2900–0390’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 38 U.S.C. 5101; 38 CFR 3.812. Title: Application for Surviving Spouse or Child for REPS Benefits (Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors) (VA Form 21P–8924). OMB Control Number: 2900–0390. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors (REPS) is a benefit payable to certain surviving spouses and dependent children of deceased Veterans who died in service prior to August 13, 1981 or died as a SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 result of a service-connected disability incurred or aggravated prior to August 13, 1981. Survivors of the deceased Veteran complete VA Form 21P–8924 to apply for REPS benefits; without the information provided on the form, determination of eligibility would not be possible. In an effort to safeguard Veterans and their beneficiaries from financial exploitation, the instructions on VA Form 21P–8924 were amended to include information regarding VAaccredited attorneys or agents charging fees in connection with a proceeding before the Department of Veterans Affairs with respect to a claim. 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 86 FR 29 on February 16, 2021, pages 9572 and 9573. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 600 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,800. By direction of the Secretary. Dorothy Glasgow, VA PRA Clearance Officer (Alt), Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–08518 Filed 4–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\23APN1.SGM 23APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 77 (Friday, April 23, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 21811-21812]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-08502]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0405]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: REPS 
Annual Eligibility Notice

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: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular 
information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--
Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function. Refer to 
``OMB Control No. 2900-0405''.

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. 2900-0405'' in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Authority: 38 U.S.C. 5101; 38 CFR 3.812.
    Title: REPS Annual Eligibility Report (VA Form 21P-8941).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0405.
    Type of Review: Reinstatement without change of a previously 
approved collection.
    Abstract: Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors (REPS) is a 
benefit payable to certain surviving spouses and dependent children of 
deceased Veterans who died in service prior to August 13, 1981 or died 
as a result of a service-connected disability incurred or aggravated 
prior to August 13, 1981. VA Form 21P-8941 is used to verify 
beneficiaries receiving REPS benefits based on school-aged child 
status, are in fact enrolled full-time in an approved school and are 
otherwise eligible for continue benefits under

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REPS. Without the information provided on the form, determination of 
continued eligibility would not be possible. In an effort to safeguard 
Veterans and their beneficiaries from financial exploitation, the 
instructions on 21P-8941 were amended to include information regarding 
VA-accredited attorneys or agents charging fees in connection with a 
proceeding before the Department of Veterans Affairs with respect to a 
claim.
    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 86 FR 30 on February 17, 2021, page 10004.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 300 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Dorothy Glasgow,
VA PRA Clearance Officer (Alt), Office of Enterprise and Integration, 
Data Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2021-08502 Filed 4-22-21; 8:45 am]
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