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Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Benefits Administration, 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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 4, 2019.
Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M33), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-XXXX” in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS.
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Danny S. Green at (202) 421-1354.
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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.
Title: Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship Application (VA Form 22-10203).
OMB Control Number: 2900-XXXX.
Type of Review: New collection.
Abstract: VA Form 22-10203 will allow students to apply for the Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship Program. Under the program, VA shall provide up to 9 months or 0,000 of Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to certain eligible individuals selected by the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).Start Printed Page 46098
Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
Estimated Annual Burden: 36,000 hours.
Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes.
Frequency of Response: One time.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 750.
By direction of the Secretary.
Danny S. Green,
VA Interim Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs.
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[FR Doc. 2019-18904 Filed 8-30-19; 8:45 am]
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