Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Ordinary Life


Federal Register, Volume 82 Issue 230 (Friday, December 1, 2017)

Federal Register Volume 82, Number 230 (Friday, December 1, 2017)


Pages 57028-57029

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office

FR Doc No: 2017-25942



OMB Control No. 2900-0166

Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Ordinary Life

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: Veterans Benefits Administrations, 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 information needed to determine eligibility for replacement insurance.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 30, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administrations (20M33), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email to Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0166'' in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461-


SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each 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.

Authority: Public Law 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521.

Title: Application for Ordinary Life--VA Form 29-8700, 29-8700a, 29-8700b, 29-8700c, 29-8700d, 29-8700e, 29-8701, 29-8701a, 29-8701b, 29-8701c, 29-8701d, 29-8701e, 29-8485 and 29-8485a.

OMB Control Number: 2900-0166.

Type of Review: Reinstatement of Previously Approved Collection.

Abstract: These forms are used by the policyholder to apply for replacement insurance for Modified Life Reduced at Age 65 and 70. The information is required by law, 38 U.S.C. Section 1904. The expiration date is being added to the forms.

Affected Public: Individuals and households.

Estimated Annual Burden: 1,284 hours.

Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes.

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Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,400.

By direction of the Secretary.

Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,

Office of Quality, Privacy and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs.

FR Doc. 2017-25942 Filed 11-30-17; 8:45 am