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[OMB Control No. 2900-0666]

Agency Information Collection (Information Regarding Apportionment of Beneficiary's Award) Activity Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.
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 July 7, 2011.
ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information throughhttp://www.Regulations.govor 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. 2900-0666" 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 refer to "OMB Control No. 2900-0666."

Title:Information Regarding Apportionment of Beneficiary's Award, VA Form 21-0788.

OMB Control Number:2900-0666.

Type of Review:Extension of a currently approved collection.

Abstract:Veterans and claimants complete VA Form 21-0788 to report their income information that is necessary for VA to determine whether their compensation and pension benefits can be apportioned to his or her dependents.

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. TheFederal RegisterNotice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on March 18, 2011, at page 15048.

Affected Public:Individuals or households.

Estimated Annual Burden:12,500 hours.

Estimated Average Burden per Respondent:30 minutes.

Frequency of Response:One time.

Estimated Number of Respondents:25,000.

Dated: June 2, 2011.

By direction of the Secretary.

Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.