Agency Information Collection Activity: Receipt of Supplies (Chapter 31-Veteran Readiness and Employment), 26257-26258 [2021-10112]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 91 / Thursday, May 13, 2021 / Notices 888–912–1227 or 202–317–4110, or write TAP Office, 1111 Constitution Ave. NW, Room 1509, Washington, DC 20224 or contact us at the website: https://www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include various IRS issues. Dated: May 6, 2021. Kevin Brown, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Communications Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: Notice of meeting. An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel’s Taxpayer Communications Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. This meeting will still be held via teleconference. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held Tuesday, June 8, 2021. 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[FR Doc. 2021–10069 Filed 5–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:52 May 12, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 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. 2900–0654.’’ 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. 2900–0654’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552a (e) (10) Title: Annual Certification of Veteran Status and Veteran-Relatives (VA Form 20–0344). OMB Control Number: 2900–0654. Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 20–0344 is necessary to ensure that benefit records of employees and employees’ relatives are properly maintained in accordance with VA policy. Without the information provided on this form, VA would be unable to determine which benefit records require special handling to guard against fraud, conflict of interest, improper influence etc. by VA and non-VA employees. This is a request to reinstate only with no substantive changes. The respondent burden did not change. SUMMARY: Internal Revenue Service Dated: May 6, 2021. Kevin Brown, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Annual Certification of Veteran Status and Veteran-Relatives Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. BILLING CODE 4830–01–P SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [OMB Control No. 2900–0654] AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2021–10074 Filed 5–12–21; 8:45 am] ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26257 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 45 on March 10, 2021, pages 13790 and 13791. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 5,834. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 25 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 14,000. 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. 2021–10115 Filed 5–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–XXXX] Agency Information Collection Activity: Receipt of 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 July 12, 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1 26258 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 91 / Thursday, May 13, 2021 / Notices ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–XXXX’’ 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–XXXX’’ 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, Veterans Benefits Administration (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: Receipt of Supplies (Chapter 31—Veteran Readiness and Employment), VA Form 28–1905r. OMB Control Number: 2900–XXXX. Type of Review: Request for approval of a new collection. Abstract: A claimant will use VA Form 28–1905r, Receipt of Supplies (Chapter 31—Veteran Readiness and Employment), to verify that the supplies and/or equipment provided as part of a rehabilitation program under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 31 have been received and are in good condition. The VR&E program subsequently uses the information on this form to justify processing payments for the supplies and/or equipment provided to claimants under 38 U.S.C. 3104(a)(7). Without the information gathered on this form, the VR&E program would be unable to verify that the claimant received the supplies and/ or equipment, which could result in inaccurate payments being rendered. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 4,667 hours. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:52 May 12, 2021 Jkt 253001 Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 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. 2021–10112 Filed 5–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0510] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application for Exclusion of Children’s Income 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. 2900–0510’’. 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. 2900–0510’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1521, 38 U.S.C 1541. Title: Application for Exclusion of Children’s Income (VA Form 21P–0571). OMB Control Number: 2900–0510. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VBA administers Pension Benefits, which is a needs-based benefit SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. A Veteran’s or surviving spouses’ rate of Improved Pension is determined by family income. Normally, the income of children who are members of the household is included in this determination. However, children’s income may be excluded if it is unavailable or if consideration of that income would cause hardship. 38 U.S.C. 1521(h) and 1541(g) provide the authority for the exclusion of children’s income based on unavailability or hardship. VA Form 21P–0571, Application for Exclusion of Children’s Income, is used for the sole purpose of collecting the information needed to determine if the children’s income is available to the beneficiary, and if it would case a hardship to consider their income. 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 45 on March 10, 2021 page 13791. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,025 Hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 45 Minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,700. 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. 2021–10113 Filed 5–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0404] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Veteran’s Application for Increased Compensation Based on Unemployability Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 91 (Thursday, May 13, 2021)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-XXXX]


Agency Information Collection Activity: Receipt of 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 July 12, 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

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``OMB Control No. 2900-XXXX'' 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-XXXX'' 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, Veterans 
Benefits Administration (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: Receipt of Supplies (Chapter 31--Veteran Readiness and 
Employment), VA Form 28-1905r.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-XXXX.
    Type of Review: Request for approval of a new collection.
    Abstract: A claimant will use VA Form 28-1905r, Receipt of Supplies 
(Chapter 31--Veteran Readiness and Employment), to verify that the 
supplies and/or equipment provided as part of a rehabilitation program 
under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 31 have been received and are in good 
condition. The VR&E program subsequently uses the information on this 
form to justify processing payments for the supplies and/or equipment 
provided to claimants under 38 U.S.C. 3104(a)(7). Without the 
information gathered on this form, the VR&E program would be unable to 
verify that the claimant received the supplies and/or equipment, which 
could result in inaccurate payments being rendered.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 4,667 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 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.
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