[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 46 (Wednesday, March 9, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13021-13022]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-5329]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0129]


Proposed Information Collection (Supplemental Disability Report); 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 proposed extension 
of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public 
comment in response to this notice. This notice solicits comments on 
information needed to evaluate claims for disability insurance 
benefits.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before May 9, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov; or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans

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Benefits Administration (20M33), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 
Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail 
nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0129'' 
in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be 
viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461-9769 
or FAX (202) 275-5947.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 
U.S.C. 3501-3521), 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: Supplemental Disability Report, VA Form Letter 29-30a.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0129.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form Letter 29-30a is used by the insured to provide 
additional information required to process a claim for disability 
insurance benefits.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 548 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,570.

    Dated: March 4, 2011.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-5329 Filed 3-8-11; 8:45 am]
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