Federal Register: January 19, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 12)
DOCID: FR Doc E6-503
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Veterans Affairs Department
OMB ID: [OMB Control No. 2900-New]
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 20, 2006.
The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), 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 existing collection
in use without an OMB Control Number, and allow 60 days for [[Page 3156]]
public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to change or correct an insured claimant's name.
Agency information collection activities; proposals, submissions, and approvals,
Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 35013521), 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.
Title: Certification of Change or Correction of Name, VA Form 29 586.
OMB Control Number: 2900New.
Type of Review: Existing collection in use without an OMB Control Number.
Abstract: Claimants complete VA Form 29586 to certify a change or correction to their name on Government Life Insurance policies.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Estimated Annual Burden: 20 hours.
Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 120.
Dated: January 9, 2006.
By direction of the Secretary.
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E6503 Filed 11806; 8:45 am]
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