Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice. 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 March 22, 2018.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0049” in any correspondence.
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Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 811 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461-5870 or email email@example.com. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0049” in any correspondence.
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Title: Request for Approval of School Attendance (VA Forms 21-674 and 21-674c) and School Attendance Report (VA Form 21-674b).
OMB Control Number: 2900-0049.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: Recipients of disability compensation, dependency and indemnity compensation, disability pension, and death pension, are entitled to benefits for eligible children between the ages of 18 and 23 who are attending school. VA Forms 21-674, 21-674b, and 21-674c, are used to confirm school attendance of children for whom VA compensation or pension benefits are being paid and to report any changes in entitlement factors; including marriages, a change in course of instruction, and termination of school attendance.
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 237 on December 12, 2017, page 58482.
Affected Public: Individuals and households.
Total Estimated Annual Burden: 37,792 hours.
Estimated Burden per Respondent:
a. 15 minutes for VA Forms 21-674 and 21-674c.
b. 5 minutes for VA Form 21-674b.
Frequency of Response: Once.
Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 177,500.
By direction of the Secretary.
Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Privacy and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs.
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[FR Doc. 2018-03331 Filed 2-16-18; 8:45 am]
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