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 September 15, 2005.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. 2900-2900-0014.”
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. 2900-0014” in any correspondence.
Title: Authorization and Certification of Entrance or Reentrance into Rehabilitation and Certification of Status, VA Form 28-1905.
OMB Control Number: 2900-0014.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: VA case managers use VA Form 28-1905 to identify program participants and provide specific guidelines on the planned program to facilities providing education, training, or other rehabilitation services. Facility officials certify that the claimant has enrolled in the planned program and submit the form to VA. VA uses the data collected to ensure that claimants do not receive benefits for periods for which they did not participate in any rehabilitation, special restorative or specialized vocational training programs.
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 April 28, 2005 at pages 22172-22173.
Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions, Individuals or households, Business or other for-profit, Farms, Federal Government, and State, Local or Tribal Government.
Estimated Annual Burden: 6,833 hours.
Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 5 minutes.
Frequency of Response: Semi-annually.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 41,000.
Estimated Total Annual Responses: 82,000.Start Signature
Dated: August 9, 2005.
By direction of the Secretary.
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. 05-16238 Filed 8-15-05; 8:45 am]
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