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Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

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Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.




In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C., 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted 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.


Comments must be submitted on or before July 3, 2000.

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Denise McLamb, Information Management Service (045A4), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 273-8030 or FAX (202) 273-5981. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0079.”

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Title: Employment Questionnaire, VA Forms 21-4140, 21-4140-1 and 21-4140a.

OMB Control Number: 2900-0079.

Type of Review: Reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired.

Abstract: 38 CFR 4.16 permits VA to pay 100 percent disability compensation benefits to a veteran based on unemployability where, otherwise, the schedular rating is less than 100 percent. VA Forms 21-4140, 21-4140a and 21-4140-1 are used to gather information to determine continued entitlement to benefits based on unemployment.

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 on October 21, 1999 at pages 56839-56840.

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Estimated Annual Burden: 3,790 hours.

Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 5 minutes.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 45,480.

Send comments and recommendations concerning any aspect of the information collection to VA's OMB Desk Officer, Allison Eydt, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395-4650. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0079” in any correspondence.

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Dated: April 27, 2000.Start Printed Page 35160

By direction of the Secretary.

Sandra McIntyre,

Management Analyst, Information Management Service.

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[FR Doc. 00-13736 Filed 5-31-00; 8:45 am]