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, will submit 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 August 11, 2008
Submit written comments on the collection of information through http://www.Regulations.gov or 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. 2900-0001” in any correspondence.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461-7485, FAX (202) 273-0443 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0001.”End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
a. Veteran's Application for Compensation and/or Pension, VA Form 21-526.
b. Authorization and Consent Release Information to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), VA Form 21-4142.
OMB Control Number: 2900-0001.
Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: Veterans complete VA Form 21-526 to apply for compensation and/or pension benefits. Veterans who need VA's assistance in obtaining non-VA medical records must complete VA Form 21-4142.
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, 2008, at pages 23008-23009.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Estimated Annual Burden:
a. VA Form 21-526—589,208.
b. VA Form 21-4142—3,292.
Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:
a. VA Form 21-526—1 hour and 30 minutes.
b. VA Form 21-4142—5 minutes.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 395,000.Start Signature
Dated: June 30, 2008.
By direction of the Secretary.
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E8-15617 Filed 7-9-08; 8:45 am]
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