2018-12328. Agency Information Collection Activity: Claim for Disability Insurance Benefits, Government Life Insurance  

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    AGENCY:

    Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

    ACTION:

    Notice.

    SUMMARY:

    Veterans Benefits Administrations, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 7, 2018.

    ADDRESSES:

    Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administrations (20M33), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0016 in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461-5870.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.

    With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA's functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology.

    Authority: Public Law 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521.

    Title: Claim for Disability Insurance Benefits, VA Form 29-357.

    OMB Control Number: 2900-0016.

    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection.

    Abstract: This form is used by the policyholder to claim disability insurance benefits on S-DVI, NSLI and USGLI policies. The information requested is authorized by law, 38 U.S.C. 1912, 1915, 1922, 1942 and 1948.

    Affected Public: Individuals and households.

    Estimated Annual Burden: 14,175.

    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 1 Hour and 45 minutes.

    Frequency of Response: Once.

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,100.

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    By direction of the Secretary.

    Cynthia D. Harvey-Pryor,

    Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Privacy and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs.

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    [FR Doc. 2018-12328 Filed 6-7-18; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 8320-01-P

Document Information

Published:
06/08/2018
Department:
Veterans Affairs Department
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Notice.
Document Number:
2018-12328
Dates:
Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 7, 2018.
Pages:
26748-26748 (1 pages)
Docket Numbers:
OMB Control No. 2900-0016
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2018-12328.pdf