[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 239 (Tuesday, December 14, 2010)]
[Pages 77956-77957]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-31272]



[OMB Control No. 2900-0216]

Agency Information Collection (Application for Accrued Amounts 
Due a Deceased Beneficiary) Activity Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 
(44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits 
Administration (VBA), 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 13, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 

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http://www.Regulations.gov or to VA's OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human 
Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 
10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395-7316. Please refer to ``OMB 
Control No. 2900-0216'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Enterprise Records 
Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, 
NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461-7485, FAX (202) 461-0966 or e-mail 
[email protected]. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-

    Title: Application for Accrued Amounts Due a Deceased Beneficiary, 
VA Form 21-601.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0216.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The information collected on VA Form 21-601 is use to 
determine a claimant's entitlement to accrued benefits that was due to 
a deceased veteran but not paid prior to the veteran's death. Each 
survivor claiming a share of the accrued benefits must complete a 
separate VA Form 21-601; however if there are no living survivors who 
are entitled on the basis of relationship, accrued benefits may be 
payable as reimbursement to the person or persons who bore the expenses 
of the veteran's last illness and burial expenses.
    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 on October 4, 2010, at page 61248.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 2,300 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,600.

    Dated: December 8, 2010.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-31272 Filed 12-13-10; 8:45 am]