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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Comments must be submitted on or before March 6, 2006.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) 565-8374, fax (202) 565-6950 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0178.”
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. 2900-0178” in any correspondence.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title: Monthly Certification of On-the-Job and Apprenticeship Training, VA Form 22-6553d and VA Form 22-6553d-1.
OMB Control Number: 2900-0178.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: Claimants receiving on the job and apprenticeship training complete VA Form 22-6553d to report the number of hours worked. Schools or training establishments also complete the form to report whether the claimant's educational benefits are to be continued unchanged or terminated, and the effective date of such action. VA Form 22-6553d-1 is an identical printed copy of VA Form 22-6553d. Claimants use VA Form 22-6553d-1 when the computer-generated version of VA Form 22-6553d is not available. VA uses the data collected to process a claimant's educational benefit claim. 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 October 11, 2005, at page 59118.
Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for-profit, Not-for-profit institutions, Federal Government, and State, Local or Tribal Government.
Estimated Annual Burden: 15,750 hours.
Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes.
Frequency of Response: Monthly.Start Printed Page 5736
Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,500.
Estimated Total Annual Responses: 94,500.Start Signature
Dated: January 23, 2006.
By direction of the Secretary.
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E6-1353 Filed 2-1-06; 8:45 am]
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