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 December 2, 2002.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR A COPY OF THE SUBMISSION CONTACT:
Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005E3), 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. 2900-0004.”
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. 2900-0004” in any correspondence.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title: Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Death Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child (Including Death Compensation if Applicable), VA Form 21-534.
OMB Control Number: 2900-0004.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: VA Form 21-534 is used to gather the necessary information to determine the spouse's and/or children's eligibility, dependency and income, as applicable, for death benefit sought.
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 August 23, 2002, at page 54697.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Estimated Annual Burden: 79,125 hours.
Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Frequency of Response: One time.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 63,300.Start Signature
Dated: October 22, 2002.
By direction of the Secretary.
Director, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. 02-27779 Filed 10-31-02; 8:45 am]
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