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 October 21, 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. 2900-0095” 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. 2900-0095.”
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Title: Pension Claim Questionnaire for Farm Income, VA Form 21-4165.
OMB Control Number: 2900-0095.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: VA Form 21-4165 is used to gather information necessary to determine a claimant's countable annual income and available assets due to farm operations. Farm income is not necessarily received on a weekly or monthly basis, and farm operating expenses must be considered in determining a claimant's eligibility to income-based 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 June 6, 2013, at page 34175.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Estimated Annual Burden: 1,038 hours.
Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.
Frequency of Response: Annually.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,075.
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Dated: September 17, 2013.
By direction of the Secretary:
VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-22924 Filed 9-19-13; 8:45 am]
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