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Agency Information Collection (Request for Transportation Expense Reimbursement): Activity Under OMB Review

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Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.



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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 December 28, 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. 2900-0580” 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 email Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0580.”

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Title: Request for Transportation Expense Reimbursement (38 CFR 21.8370).

OMB Control Number: 2900-0580.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Abstract: Children of Vietnam veterans born with spina bifida and receiving vocational training or seeking employment may request reimbursement for transportation expenses. To be eligible, the child must provide supportive documentation of actual expenses incurred for the travel. VA uses the information collected to determine if the child is unable to pursue training or employment without travel assistance.

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 September 21, 2011, at page 58567.

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Estimated Annual Burden: 63 hours.

Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 6 minutes.

Frequency of Response: Monthly.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 50.

Estimated Total Annual Responses: 600.

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Dated: November 22, 2011.

By direction of the Secretary.

Denise McLamb,

Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.

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[FR Doc. 2011-30508 Filed 11-25-11; 8:45 am]