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 March 13, 2002.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, FAX (202) 273-5981 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0043.”End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title: Declaration of Status of Dependents, VA Form 21-686c.
OMB Control Number: 2900-0043.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: The form is used to obtain the necessary information to confirm marital status and existence of any dependent child(ren). The information is used by VA to determine eligibility to 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 October 1, 2001, at pages 50000—50001.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Estimated Annual Burden: 56,500 hours.
Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes.
Frequency of Response: One time.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 226,000.
Send comments and recommendations concerning any aspect of the information collection to VA's OMB 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. 2900-0043” in any correspondence.Start Signature
Dated: January 17, 2002.By direction of the Secretary.
Barbara H. Epps,
Management Analyst, Information Management Service.
[FR Doc. 02-3147 Filed 2-8-02; 8:45 am]
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