Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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 and it includes the actual data collection instrument.
Comments must be submitted on or before June 16, 2017.
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., Start Printed Page 22724Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to email@example.com. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0805” in any correspondence.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461-5870 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0805” in any correspondence.
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Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501-21.
Title: Wrist Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire (VA Form 21-0960M-16).
OMB Control Number: 2900-0805.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: VA Form 21-0960 series is used to gather necessary information from a claimant's treating physician regarding the results of medical examinations. VA gathers medical information related to the claimant that is necessary to adjudicate the claim for VA disability benefits. The Disability Benefit Questionnaire title will include the name of the specific disability for which it will gather information. VAF 21-0960M-16, Wrist Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire, will gather information related to the claimant's diagnosis of a wrist condition.
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 at 82 FR 42, on March 6, 2017, pages 12703 and 12704.
Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
Estimated Annual Burden: 20,000.
Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.
Frequency of Response: One time.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 40,000.
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By direction of the Secretary.
Department Clearance Officer, Enterprise Records Service, Office of Quality and Compliance, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-09950 Filed 5-16-17; 8:45 am]
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