Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Personalized Career Planning and Guidance Application, 21809 [2021-08516]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 77 / Friday, April 23, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0265] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Personalized Career Planning and Guidance Application 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. 2900–0265’’. 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. 2900–0265’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 38 U.S.C. 3697A. Title: Personalized Career Planning and Guidance, VA Form 28–8832. OMB Control Number: 2900–0265. Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection. Abstract: A Veteran, Service member, or dependent may use VAF 28–8832 to apply for Personalized Career Planning and Guidance (PCPG) benefits and the information on the form assists program staff to determine a claimant’s eligibility to PCPG benefits. Without the structured questions on this form, the application process could be delayed, particularly in instances where incomplete information is submitted under 38 U.S.C. 501(a). An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:15 Apr 22, 2021 Jkt 253001 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, page 9572. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,750 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 11,000. 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. 2021–08516 Filed 4–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0073] Agency Information Collection Activity: Enrollment Certification 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 revision 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 22, 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. 2900–0073’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21809 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. 2900–0073’’ 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. 3034, 3241, 3323, 3680; and 3684, 10 U.S.C. 16136; 38 CFR 21.4203, 21.5200(d), 21.7152, 21.7652, and 21.9720. Title: Enrollment Certification VA Form 22–1999. OMB Control Number: 2900–0073. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA uses the information collected on VA Form 22–1999 to determine the amount of educational benefits payable to the student during the period of enrollment or training. Additionally, VA also uses these forms to determine whether the student has requested an advance payment or accelerated payment of benefits. Without this information, VA would not have a basis upon which to make payment or to know if a person was requesting an advance or accelerated payment. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,527,091 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Twice Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,162,546. E:\FR\FM\23APN1.SGM 23APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0265]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: 
Personalized Career Planning and Guidance Application

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. 2900-0265''.

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. 2900-0265'' in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Authority: 38 U.S.C. 3697A.
    Title: Personalized Career Planning and Guidance, VA Form 28-8832.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0265.
    Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection.
    Abstract: A Veteran, Service member, or dependent may use VAF 28-
8832 to apply for Personalized Career Planning and Guidance (PCPG) 
benefits and the information on the form assists program staff to 
determine a claimant's eligibility to PCPG benefits. Without the 
structured questions on this form, the application process could be 
delayed, particularly in instances where incomplete information is 
submitted under 38 U.S.C. 501(a).
    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, page 9572.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 2,750 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 11,000.

    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. 2021-08516 Filed 4-22-21; 8:45 am]
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