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Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

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AGENCY:

Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

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.

DATES:

Comments must be submitted on or before December 2, 2004.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005E3), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-NEW.” 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-NEW” in any correspondence.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Title: Residency Verification Report—Veterans and Survivors, VA Form Letter 21-914.

OMB Control Number: 2900-NEW.

Type of Review: New collection.

Abstract: VA Form Letter 21-914 is used to verify whether Filipino veterans of the Special Philippine Scouts, Commonwealth Army of the Philippines, organized guerilla groups, or survivors receiving service-connected compensation benefits at the full-dollar residing in the United States as United States citizens or as aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence continue to meet the residency requirements. Continued eligibility to benefits at the full—dollar rate cannot be determined without complete information about a veteran's or beneficiary's residency.

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 3, 2004, at pages 46627-46628.

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Estimated Annual Burden: 417 hours.

Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 20 minutes.Start Printed Page 63572

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,250.

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Dated: October 19, 2004.

By direction of the Secretary.

Loise Russell,

Director, Records Management Service.

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[FR Doc. 04-24400 Filed 11-1-04; 8:45 am]

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