Title:Notice of Disagreement.
OMB Control Number:2900-NEW (VA Form 21-0958).
Type of Review:New data collection.
Abstract:Veterans complete VA Form 21-0985 to indicate disagreement with a decision issued by Regional Office. This is the first step in the appeals process. The respondent may or may not continue with an appeal to the Board of Veteran Appeals (BVA) for an appeal, this form will be included in the claim folder as evidence. If the Veteran opts to continue to BVA for an appeal, this form will be included in the claim folder as evidence.
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 page 42556.
Affected Public:Individuals or households.
Estimated Total Annual Burden:65,000 hours.
Estimated Average Burden per Respondent:30 minutes.
Frequency of Response:One-time.
Estimated Number of Respondents:130,000.
Dated: September 26, 2012.
By direction of the Secretary.
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.