Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-21), 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 and includes the actual data collection instrument.
Comments must be submitted on or before March 26, 2004.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. 2900-0518.”
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. 2900-0518” in any correspondence.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title: Income Verification, VA Form 21-0161a.
OMB Control Number: 2900-0518.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: VA's compensation and pension programs require the accurate reporting of income by those who are in receipt of income-dependent benefits. VA Form 21-0161a solicits information from employers of beneficiaries who have been identified as having inaccurately reported their income to VA.
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 December 10, 2003, at page 68971.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, Not-for-profit institutions, Farms, Federal Government, and State, Local, or Tribal Government.
Estimated Annual Burden: 15,000 hours.
Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,000.Start Signature
Dated: February 18, 2004.
By direction of the Secretary.
Director, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. 04-4107 Filed 2-24-04; 8:45 am]
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