[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 239 (Tuesday, December 14, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 77958-77959]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-31277]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0089]


Agency Information Collection (Statement of Dependency of 
Parent(s)) Activity Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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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 
through http://www.Regulations.gov or to VA's OMB Desk Officer, OMB 
Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 
10235,

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Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395-7316. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 
2900-0089'' 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. 2900-0089.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Statement of Dependency of Parent(s), VA Form 21-509.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0089.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Veterans receiving compensation benefits based on 30 
percent or higher for service-connected injuries and depends on his or 
her parent(s) for support complete VA Form 21-509 to report income and 
dependency information. Surviving parents of deceased veterans are 
required to establish dependency only if they are seeking death 
compensation. Death compensation is payable when a veteran died on 
active duty or due to service-connected disabilities prior to January 
1, 1957, or died between May 1, 1957 and January 1, 1972 while the 
veteran's waiver of U.S. Government Life Insurance was in effect. The 
data collected will be used to determine the dependent parent(s) 
eligibility for benefits.
    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 pages 61251-61252.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 4,000 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One-time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,000.

    Dated: December 8, 2010.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. 2010-31277 Filed 12-13-10; 8:45 am]
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