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 5, 2000.Start Further Info
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. 2900-0099.”End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title: Request for Change of Program or Place of Training—Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance, VA Form 22-5495.
OMB Control Number: 2900-0099.
Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: Spouses, surviving spouses, or children of veterans who are eligible for Dependent's Educational Assistance under 38 U.S.C., chapter 35, complete VA Form 22-5495 to change their program of education and/or place of training. VA uses the information to determine if the new program selected by a spouse, surviving spouse, or child, is suitable to their abilities, aptitudes, and interests and to verify that the new place of training is approved for benefits.
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 January 14, 2000 at page 2458.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Estimated Annual Burden: 5,500 hours.
Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 11,000.
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. 2900-0099” in any correspondence.Start Signature
Dated: May 17, 2000.By direction of the Secretary.
Donald L. Neilson,
Director, Information Management Service.
[FR Doc. 00-13926 Filed 6-2-00; 8:45 am]
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