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Agency Information Collection (VA Enrollment Certification): Activity Under OMB Review

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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 February 16, 2012.


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. 2900-0073” in any correspondence.


Denise McLamb, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632-7479, FAX (202) 273-0487 or email Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0073.”


Title: VA Enrollment Certification, VA Form 22-1999.

OMB Control Number: 2900-0073.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Abstract: School officials and employers complete VA Form 22-1999 to report and certify a claimant's enrollment in an educational program. The data is used to determine the amount of benefits payable and whether the claimant requested an advanced or accelerated payment.

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 1, 2011, at page 67561.

Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions.

Estimated Annual Burden

a. Electronically—104,262 hours.

b. Paper copy—55,855 hours.

Estimated Average Burden per Respondent

c. Electronically—8 minutes.

d. Paper copy—10 minutes.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Number of Respondents

a. Electronically—781,967.

b. Paper copy—335,129.

Dated: January 11, 2012.

By direction of the Secretary.

Denise McLamb,

Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.

[FR Doc. 2012-673 Filed 1-13-12; 8:45 am]