Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), 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, 2004.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 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. 2900-0495.” 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. 2900-0495” in any correspondence.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Titles: Marital Status Questionnaire, VA Form 21-0537.
OMB Control Number: 2900-0495.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: VA Form 21-0537 is used to confirm the marital status of a surviving spouse receiving dependency and indemnity compensation benefits (DIC). If a surviving spouse remarries, he or she is no longer entitled to DIC unless the marriage began after age 57 or has been terminated.
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 25, 2004, at page 15438.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Estimated Annual Burden: 189 hours.
Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 5 minutes.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,270.Start Signature
Dated: June 2, 2004.
By direction of the Secretary.
Director, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. 04-13448 Filed 6-14-04; 8:45 am]
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