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Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

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AGENCY:

Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

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.

DATES:

Comments must be submitted on or before July 5, 2000.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR A COPY OF THE SUBMISSION CONTACT:

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. 2900-0564.”

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Title: Direct Deposit Enrollment, VA Form 24-0296.

OMB Control Number: 2900-0564.

Type of Review: Reinstatement, with change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired.

Abstract: VA Form 24-0296 is used to gather the necessary information required to enroll VA Compensation and Pension beneficiaries in the DD/EFT program for recurring benefits payments. The information will be used to process the payment data from VA to the beneficiary's designated financial institution.

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 November 29, 1999 at pages 66696-66697.

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Estimated Annual Burden: 6,600 hours.

Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 2 minutes. Start Printed Page 35701

Frequency of Response: One time.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 198,000.

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. 2900-0564” in any correspondence.

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Dated: May 18, 2000.

By direction of the Secretary.

Donald L. Neilson,

Director, Information Management Service.

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[FR Doc. 00-13924 Filed 6-2-00; 8:45 am]

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