Agency Information Collection (Monthly Statement of Wages Paid to Trainee): Activity Under OMB Review


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.


Comments must be submitted on or before January 13, 2012.


Submit written comments on the collection of information through or to VA's OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395-7316. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0368” in any correspondence.

For further information contact:

Denise McLamb, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461-7485, FAX (202) 461-0966 or email Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0368.”

Supplementary information:

Title: Monthly Statement of Wages Paid to Trainee (Chapter 31, Title 38, U.S.C.), VA Form 28-1917.

OMB Control Number:2900-0368.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Abstract: Employers providing on-job or apprenticeship training to veterans complete VA Form 28-1917 to report each veteran's wages during the preceding month. VA uses the information to determine whether the veteran is receiving the appropriate wage increase and correct rate of subsistence allowance.

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 September 28, 2011, at page 60134.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.

Estimated Annual Burden:1,800 hours.

Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:30 minutes.

Frequency of Response: Monthly.

Estimated Number of Respondents:300.

Estimated Total Annual Responses:3,600.

Dated: December 9, 2011.

By direction of the Secretary.

Denise McLamb,

Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.


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