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Agency Information Collection (Application for VA Education Benefits) Activity 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.


Comments must be submitted on or before August 8, 2011.


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. 2900-0154” 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) 461-0966 or e-mail Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0154.”

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a. Application for VA Education Benefits, VA Form 22-1990.

b. Application for Family Member to Use Transferred Benefits, VA Form 22-1990E.Start Printed Page 40454

c. Application for VA Education Benefits Under the National Call to Service (NCS) Program, VA Form 22-1990N.

OMB Control Number: 2900-0154.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.


a. Claimants complete VA Form 22-1990 to apply for education assistance allowance.

b. Claimants who signed an enlistment contract with the Department of Defense for the National Call to Service program and elected one of the two education incentives complete VA Form 22-1990E.

c. VA Form 22-1990N is completed by claimants who wish to transfer his or her Montgomery GI Bill entitlement their dependents.

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 May 2, 2011, at pages 24570-24571.

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Estimated Annual Burden: 206,919 hours.

Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.

Frequency of Response: One-time.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 671,087.

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Dated: July 5, 2011.

By Direction of the Secretary.

Denise McLamb,

Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.

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[FR Doc. 2011-17171 Filed 7-7-11; 8:45 am]