2018-12329. Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application Request To Add and/or Remove Dependents  

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    AGENCY:

    Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs

    ACTION:

    Notice.

    SUMMARY:

    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.

    DATES:

    Comments must be submitted on or before July 9, 2018.

    ADDRESSES:

    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 oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0043” in any correspondence.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 811 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461-5870 or email cynthia.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0043” in any correspondence.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501-21.

    Title: Application Request to Add and/or Remove Dependents (VA Form 21-686c).

    OMB Control Number: 2900-0043.

    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

    Abstract: VA Form 21-686c is used to obtain current information about marital Start Printed Page 26749status and dependent child(ren). This information is needed to determine the correct rate of payment for veterans and beneficiaries who may be entitled to an additional allowance for dependents or to remove dependents.

    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 83 FR 03333 on February 20th, 2018, pages 7301 and 7302.

    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.

    Estimated Annual Burden: 113,000 hours.

    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes.

    Frequency of Response: One time.

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 226,000.

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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. 2018-12329 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:
2018-12329
Dates:
Comments must be submitted on or before July 9, 2018.
Pages:
26748-26749 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
OMB Control No. 2900-0043
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2018-12329.pdf