In the next
revision or extension of this collection, VA shall modify the
Privacy Act statement from "Your obligation to respond is
voluntary" to "Your response is voluntary."
Inventory as of this Action
36 Months From Approved
VA Form 21-0972 is used to collect the
alternate signer information necessary for VA to accept benefit
application forms signed by individuals on behalf of veterans and
claimants. The information collected is used to contact the
alternate signer for verification purposes.
USC 5101 Name of Law: Claims and Forms
Pub.L. 112 - 154 502 Name of Law: Authority for certain persons
to sign claims filed with VA on behalf of claimants