Skip to Content


Agency Information Collection (Notice of Waiver of VA Compensation or Pension To Receive Military Pay and Allowances) Activity Under OMB Review

Document Details

Information about this document as published in the Federal Register.

Published Document

This document has been published in the Federal Register. Use the PDF linked in the document sidebar for the official electronic format.

Start Preamble


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 22, 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. 2900-0463” in any correspondence.

Start Further Info


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. 2900-0463.”

End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information


Title: Notice of Waiver of VA Compensation or Pension to Receive Military Pay and Allowances, VA Form 21-8951 and VA Form 21-8951-2.

OMB Control Number: 2900-0463.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Abstract: Claimants who wish to waive VA disability benefits in order to receive active or inactive duty training pay are required to complete VA Forms 21-8951 and 21-8951-2. Active and inactive duty training pay cannot be paid concurrently with VA disability compensation or pension benefits. Claimants who elect to keep training pay must waive VA benefits for the number of days equal to the number of days in which they received training pay.

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 11, 2011, at page 27381.

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Estimated Annual Burden: 3,500 hours.

Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 21,000.

Start Signature

Dated: July 19, 2011.

By direction of the Secretary.

Denise McLamb,

Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.

End Signature End Supplemental Information

[FR Doc. 2011-18541 Filed 7-21-11; 8:45 am]