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 June 18, 2001.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 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0325.”End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title: Certificate of Delivery of Advance Payment and Enrollment, VA Form 22-1999V.
OMB Control Number: 2900-0325.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: VA is authorized to pay educational assistance to veterans and other eligible individuals pursuing approved programs of education. If certain requirements are met, VA is authorized to issue payments in advance of the beginning date of training. The schools or training establishments deliver advance payments and are required to certify the deliveries to VA. The schools or training establishments are also required to report the following to VA: (1) The failure of the student to enroll; (2) an interruption or termination of attendance; or, (3) a finding of unsatisfactory attendance conduct or progress. VA Form 22-1999V serves as the certificate of delivery of the advance payment and also the report of any changes in training status.
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 March 6, 2001 at page 13632.
Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government, business or other for-profit, and Not-for-profit institutions.
Estimated Annual Burden: 1,779 hours.
Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 5 minutes.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 21,353.
Send comments and recommendations concerning any aspect of the information collection to VA's Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395-7316. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0325” in any correspondence.Start Signature
Dated: May 10, 2001.By direction of the Secretary.
Donald L. Neilson,
Director, Information Management Service.
[FR Doc. 01-12524 Filed 5-17-01; 8:45 am]
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