Department of Veterans Affairs April 19, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Non-Supervised Lender's Nomination and Recommendation of Credit Underwriter
Document Number: 2017-07866
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Shoulder and Arm Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire
Document Number: 2017-07865
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
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.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Hand and Finger Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire
Document Number: 2017-07864
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
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.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Hematologic and Lymphatic Conditions, Including Leukemia Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Peripheral Nerve Conditions (Not Including Diabetic Sensory-Motor Peripheral Neuropathy) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Persian Gulf and Afghanistan Infectious Diseases Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Tuberculosis Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Kidney Conditions (Nephrology) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Male Reproductive Organ Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Prostate Cancer Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Eating Disorders Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Mental Disorders (Other Than PTSD and Eating Disorders) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, Review Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Disability Benefits Questionnaire
Document Number: 2017-07863
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans 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 revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. VA Form 21-0960 series is used to gather necessary information from a claimant's treating physician regarding the results of medical examinations. VA gathers medical information related to the claimant that is necessary to adjudicate the claim for VA disability benefits. The Disability Benefit Questionnaire title will include the name of the specific disability for which it will gather information. VAF 21-0960B- 2, Hematologic and Lymphatic Conditions, Including Leukemia Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any hematologic or lymphatic condition; VAF 21- 0960C-2, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; VAF 21- 0960C-10, Peripheral Nerve Conditions (Not Including Diabetic Sensory- Motor Peripheral neuropathy) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of a peripheral nerve disorder; VAF 21-0960I-1, Persian Gulf and Afghanistan Infectious Diseases Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of an infectious disease due to service in the Persian Gulf or Afghanistan; VAF 210960-I-6, Tuberculosis Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of tuberculosis; VAF 21-0960J-1, Kidney Conditions (Nephrology) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of kidney disease; VAF 21-0960J-2, Male Reproductive Organ Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of a condition affecting the male reproductive organ; VAF 21-0960J-3, Prostate Cancer Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of prostate cancer; VAF 21-0960P-1, Eating Disorders Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of an eating disorder; VAF 21-0960P-2, Mental Disorders (other than PTSD and Eating Disorders) Disability Benefits Questionnaire will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of any mental disorder with the exception of PTSD; VAF 21- 0960P-3, Review Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of PTSD.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Exam for Housebound Status or Permanent Need for Regular Aid and Attendance
Document Number: 2017-07861
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
The Veterans 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 revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. VA Form 21-2680 is used to determine eligibility for the aid and attendance and/or housebound benefit. This form is maintained in the veteran's claims folder. The purpose of this examination is to record manifestations and findings pertinent to the question of whether the claimant is housebound (confined to the home or immediate premises) or in need of the regular aid and attendance of another person.
Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Record Keeping at Flight Schools
Document Number: 2017-07860
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Agency Information Collection Activity: Gravesite Reservation Questionnaire
Document Number: 2017-07859
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-19
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the National Cemetery Administration (NCA), 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.