Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review, 30833 [E5-2709]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 102 / Friday, May 27, 2005 / Notices Submit written comments on the collection of information to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail nancy.kessinger@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0657’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 273–7079 or FAX (202) 275–5947. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), 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. Title: Conflicting Interests Certification for Proprietary Schools, VA form 22–1919. OMB Control Number: 2900–0657. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA pays education benefits to veterans and other eligible person pursuing approved programs of education. 38 U.S.C. 3683 prohibits employees of VA and State approving agency enrolled in a proprietary profit school from owning any interest in the school. Veterans or eligible person who is an official authorized to signed certificates of enrollment or verification/ certifications of attendance, an owner or an officer are prohibited from receiving educational assistance based on their enrollment in any proprietary school. The information contained on VA Form 22–1919 completed by propriety schools officials certifying that the institution and enrollees do not have any conflict of interest. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 25 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes. ADDRESSES: VerDate jul<14>2003 16:42 May 26, 2005 Jkt 205001 Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 150. Dated: May 20, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–2708 Filed 5–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0270] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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, has submitted 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 June 27, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR A COPY OF THE SUBMISSION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005E3), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 273–8030 or FAX (202) 273–5981. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0270.’’ Send comments and recommendations concerning any aspect of the information collection to VA’s 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. 2900–0270’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Financial Counseling Statement, VA Form 26–8844. OMB Control Number: 2900–0270. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA personnel and veteranborrower use VA Form 26–8844 during financial counseling service to record net income, total expenditure, net worth, and to suggest areas where PO 00000 Frm 00159 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30833 expenses can be reduced or income increased. VA performs financial counseling in some cases to provide veteran-borrowers the maximum assistance possible to retain their home during periods of temporary financial difficulty. VA uses the information collected to help borrowers who are seriously delinquent on guaranteed or insured VA home loans to budget and establish a repayment schedule for the loan. 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 January 31, 2005, at page 4920. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,750 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 45 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000. Dated: May 20, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–2709 Filed 5–26–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0658] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–21), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted 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 and includes the actual data collection instrument. Comments must be submitted on or before June 27, 2005. DATES: E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 102 (Friday, May 27, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0270]


Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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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, has submitted 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 June 27, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR A COPY OF THE SUBMISSION CONTACT: Denise 
McLamb, Records Management Service (005E3), Department of Veterans 
Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 273-8030 
or FAX (202) 273-5981. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0270.'' 
Send comments and recommendations concerning any aspect of the 
information collection to VA's 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. 2900-0270'' 
in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Financial Counseling Statement, VA Form 26-8844.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0270.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA personnel and veteran-borrower use VA Form 26-8844 
during financial counseling service to record net income, total 
expenditure, net worth, and to suggest areas where expenses can be 
reduced or income increased. VA performs financial counseling in some 
cases to provide veteran-borrowers the maximum assistance possible to 
retain their home during periods of temporary financial difficulty. VA 
uses the information collected to help borrowers who are seriously 
delinquent on guaranteed or insured VA home loans to budget and 
establish a repayment schedule for the loan.
    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 January 31, 2005, at page 4920.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 3,750 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 45 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000.

    Dated: May 20, 2005.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E5-2709 Filed 5-26-05; 8:45 am]
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