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Agency Information Collection (Statement of Person Claiming To Have Stood in Relation of a Parent) Under OMB Review

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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 March 10, 2014.


Submit written comments on the collection of information through, 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 Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0059” in any correspondence.

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Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632-7492 or email Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0059.”

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Title: Statement of Person Claiming to Have Stood in Relation of a Parent, VA Form 21P-524.

OMB Control Number: 2900-0059.

Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Abstract: VA Form 21P-524 is used to gather information from claimants seeking service-connected death benefits as persons who stood in the relationship of the natural parent of a deceased Veteran. The information is used to determine the claimant's eligibility for such 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 October 31, 2013, at pages 65450-65451.

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Estimated Annual Burden: 800 hours.

Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2 hours.Start Printed Page 7514

Frequency of Response: One-time.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 400.

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Dated: February 4, 2014.

By direction of the Secretary.

Crystal Rennie,

Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs.

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[FR Doc. 2014-02623 Filed 2-6-14; 8:45 am]