Agency Information Collection (Student Beneficiary Report-REPS (Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors): Activity Under OMB Review


Federal Register, Volume 79 Issue 170 (Wednesday, September 3, 2014)

Federal Register Volume 79, Number 170 (Wednesday, September 3, 2014)


Pages 52415-52416

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office

FR Doc No: 2014-20922



OMB Control No. 2900-0399

Agency Information Collection (Student Beneficiary Report--REPS (Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors): 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 October 3, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0399'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632-7492 or email Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0399.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Student Beneficiary Report--REPS (Restored Entitlement Program For Survivors), VA Forms 21-8938 and 21-8938-1.

OMB Control Number: 2900-0399.

Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Abstract: Students between the ages of 18-22 who are receiving Restored Entitlement Program for Survivors (REPS) benefits based on schoolchild

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status complete VA Forms 21-8938 and 21-8938-1 to certify that he or she is enroll full-time in an approved school. REPS benefit is paid to children of Veterans who died in service or who died as a result of service-connected disability incurred or aggravated prior to August 13, 1981. VA uses the data collected to determine the student's eligibility for continued REPS benefits.

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. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on June 12, 2014, at page 33807.

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Estimated Annual Burden: 1,767.

Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes.

Frequency of Response: Annually.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,300.

Dated: August 28, 2014.

By direction of the Secretary.

Crystal Rennie,

Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs.

FR Doc. 2014-20922 Filed 9-2-14; 8:45 am