On May 7, 2019 the Department of Veterans Affairs published in the Federal Register, notice of the opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency [Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995].

The VA Form 21–0845 is used to release information in its custody or control in the following circumstances: Where the individual identifies the particular information and

consents to its use; for the purpose for which it was collected or a consistent purpose (i.e., a purpose which the individual might have reasonably expected).  In part, 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.

Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before July 8, 2019.

See https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-05-07/pdf/2019-09248.pdf