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 August 11, 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., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to email@example.com. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0075” 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. 2900-0075” in any correspondence.
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Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501-21.
Title: Statement in Support of Claim (VA Form 21-4138).
OMB Control Number: 2900-0075.
Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: VA Form 21-4138 is used by claimants to provide self-certified statements in support of various types of claims processed by the agency. VA compensation and pension programs Start Printed Page 32226require that statements submitted by or on behalf of a claimant contain certification by the respondent that the information provided is true and correct. This form is designed to facilitate claims processing by providing a uniform format for the certification statement.
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 84 on May 3, 2017, page 20687.
Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
Estimated Annual Burden: 188,000.
Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
Frequency of Response: One time.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 752,000.
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By direction of the Secretary.
Department Clearance Officer, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-14561 Filed 7-11-17; 8:45 am]
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