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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 15, 2002.

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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: Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0324.”

Send comments and recommendations concerning any Start Printed Page 40772aspect 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. 2900-0324” in any correspondence.

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Titles: Supplemental Physical Examination Reports.

a. Supplemental Physical Examination Report, VA Form 29-8146.

b. Attending Physician's Statement, VA Form 29-8158.

c. Supplemental Physical Examination Report (Diabetes—Physicians Report), VA Form 29-8160.

OMB Control Number: 2900-0324.

Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Abstract: The forms are used by VBA to obtain complete information as to the physical and/or mental condition of a veteran who has submitted an application for Government Life Insurance or reinstatement of eligibility. The information is used to process the insured's request.

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 29, 2002, at page 15287.

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Estimated Annual Burden: 1,080 hours.

a. VA Form 29-8146—750 hours.

b. VA Form 29-8158—165 hours.

c. VA Form 29-8160—165 hours.

Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 45 minutes.

a. VA Form 29-8146—45 minutes.

b. VA Form 29-8158—45 minutes.

c. VA Form 29-8160—45 minutes.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,440.

a. VA Form 29-8146—220.

b. VA Form 29-8158—1,000.

c. VA Form 29-8160—220.

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Dated: May 29, 2002.

By direction of the Secretary.

Genie McCully,

Acting Director, Information Management Service.

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[FR Doc. 02-14862 Filed 6-12-02; 8:45 am]