In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration, 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 July 16, 2012.
Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov 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. 2900-0003” in any correspondence.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Denise McLamb, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632-7479, FAX (202) 632-7634 or email email@example.com. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0003.”
Title: Application for Burial Benefits (Under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 23), VA Form 21-530.
OMB Control Number: 2900-0003.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: Claimants complete VA Form 21-530 to apply for burial benefits, including transportation for deceased veterans. VA will use the information collected to determine the veteran's eligibility for burial benefits.
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 December 5, 2008, at pages 74231-74232.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Estimated Annual Burden: 110,000 hours.
Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 22 minutes.
Frequency of Response: One time.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 300,000.
Dated: June 11, 2012.
By direction of the Secretary.
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. 2012-14563 Filed 6-13-12; 8:45 am]
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