Title:Statement of Accredited Representative in Appealed Case, VA Form 646.
OMB Control Number:2900-0042.
Type of Review:Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract:A recognized organization, attorney, agent, or other authorized person representing VA claimants before the Board of Veterans' Appeals complete VA Form 646 to provide identifying data describing the basis for their claimant's disagreement with the denial of VA benefits. VA uses the data collected to identify the issues in dispute and to prepare a decision responsive to the claimant's disagreement.
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 July 2, 2012, at page 39346.
Affected Public:Not-for-profit institutions.
Estimated Annual Burden:44,551.
Estimated Average Burden per Respondent:60 minutes.
Frequency of Response:On occasion.
Estimated Number of Respondents:44,551.
Dated: September 7, 2012.
By direction of the Secretary.
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.