National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.
The National Cemetery Administration (NCA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed new collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine a claimant's eligibility for burial at a National Cemetery.
Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 1, 2011.
Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov or to Mechelle Powell, National Cemetery Administration (41G), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420; or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-New” in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mechelle Powell at (202) 461-4114 or FAX (202) 273-6695.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3501-21), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.
With respect to the following collection of information, NCA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of NCA's functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NCA's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology.
Title: NCA PreNeed Burial Eligibility Evaluation, VA Form 40-100007.
OMB Control Number: 2900-New.
Type of Review: New collection.
Abstract: VA Form Letter 40-100007 will be used to collect information from veterans and servicemembers with terminal illnesses and adult dependent children in hospitals and other institutions. The data will be used to determine their eligibility for burial in a National Cemetery prior to the actual time of need.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Estimated Annual Burden: 2,000.
Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
Frequency of Response: One-time.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,000.Start Signature
Dated: May 25, 2011.
By Direction of the Secretary.
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-13429 Filed 5-31-11; 8:45 am]
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