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Agency Information Collection (State Application for Interment Allowance) Activities Under OMB Review

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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.

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Comments must be submitted on or before March 2, 2009.


Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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. 2900-0565” in any correspondence.

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Denise McLamb, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461-7485, FAX (202) 273-0443 or e-mail Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0565.”

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Title: State Application for Interment Allowance Under 38 U.S.C., Chapter 23, VA Form 21-530a.

OMB Control Number: 2900-0565.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Abstract: Cemetery state officials' complete VA Form 21-530a to request allowances for plot or interment for veterans interred at a State-owned Veteran's cemetery. VA uses the data collected to determine the veteran's eligibility for burial benefits.

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 November 19, 2008, at page 69722.

Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government.

Estimated Annual Burden: 1,550 hours.

Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,100.

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Dated: January 22, 2009.

By direction of the Secretary.

Denise McLamb,

Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.

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[FR Doc. E9-2073 Filed 1-29-09; 8:45 am]