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Summary: Veteran's Benefits Administration extends the use of Time Record(Work-Study Program Form 22-8690.)

Publication Date: March 6, 2002

Page Numbers: 10255-10256

Summary: Veteran's Benefits Administration extends the use of Time Record (Work-Study Program Form 22-8690.)


[Federal Register: March 6, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 44)]
[Page 10255-10256]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



[OMB Control No. 2900-0379]

Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 

ACTION: Notice.


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 the notice. This notice solicits comments on the 
information needed to verify the actual number of hours worked by a 
work-study claimant.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before May 6, 2002.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to 
Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20S52), 
Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 
20420 or e-mail: Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 
2900-0379'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 273-7079 
or FAX (202) 275-5947.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 
U.S.C. 3501-3520), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each

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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: Time Record (Work-Study Program), VA Form 22-8690.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0379.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Claimant, who elects to receive an advance payment, must 
complete his or her first 50 hours of service. VA will make advance 
payment for 50 hours, but will withhold benefits (to recoup the advance 
payment) until the claimant completes his or her 50 hours of service. 
VA will not pay any additional amount in advance payment cases until 
the claimant completes a total of 100 hours of service (50 hours for 
the advance payment and 50 hours for an additional payment). If the 
claimant elects not to receive an advance payment, benefits are payable 
when the claimant completes 50 hours of service. VA Form 22-8690 is 
used to report the number of hours completed and to ensure that the 
amount of benefits payable to a claimant who is pursuing work-study is 
    Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Governments, Individuals or 
    households, Business or other for-profit, Not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 13,667 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 5 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 41,000.
    Estimated Annual Responses: 164,000.

    Dated: February 20, 2002.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Donald L. Neilson,
Director, Information Management Service.
[FR Doc. 02-5263 Filed 3-5-02; 8:45 am]

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Last Modified: 03/06/2002