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 September 26, 2013.
Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to email@example.com. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0652” in any correspondence.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632-7492 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0652”.
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Title: Request for Nursing Home Information in Connection with Claim for Aid and Attendance, VA Form 21-0779.
OMB Control Number: 2900-0652.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: The data collected on VA Form 21-0779 is used to determine Veterans residing in nursing homes eligibility for pension and aid and attendance. Parents and surviving spouses entitled to service-connected death benefits and spouses of living veterans receiving service connected compensation at 30 percent or higher are also entitled to aid and attendance based on status as nursing home patients.
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 20, 2013, at pages 29439-29440.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
Estimated Annual Burden: 8,333 hours.
Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 50,000.
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Dated: August 22, 2013.
By direction of the Secretary.
VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-20867 Filed 8-26-13; 8:45 am]
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