Title:Access to Financial Records, 38 CFR 3.115.
OMB Control Number:2900-0739.
Type of Review:Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract:Under 38 CFR 3.115, VA is authorized to request access to financial records to obtain the current address of beneficiaries from financial institutions in receipt of a VA direct deposit payment. VA will only request the current address for beneficiaries whose mail was returned to the VA.
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 19, 2012, at pages 42556-42557.
Affected Public:Business or Other for Profit.
Estimated Annual Burden:4,167 hours.
Estimated Average Burden per Respondent:5 minutes.
Frequency of Response:On occasion.
Estimated Number of Respondents:50,000.
Dated: September 21, 2012.
By direction of the Secretary.
Program Analyst,Enterprise Records Service.