Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 56965-56966 [E5-5320]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 188 / Thursday, September 29, 2005 / Notices × 30/60 minutes per respondent = 500 to 1000 hours]. Frequency: Data collection in support of program content validation is typically done every few years because practice standards change and evolve. Public Comments Invited Interested parties are invited to send comments regarding any aspect of this information collection, including but not limited to: (1) The necessity and utility of the information collection for the proper performance of the functions of FMCSA and specifically the conduct of the Role Delineation Study; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways to minimize the collection burden without reducing the quality of the collected information. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB’s clearance for this information collection. Issued on: September 22, 2005. Rose A. McMurray, Associate Administrator for Policy and Program Development. [FR Doc. 05–19460 Filed 9–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0635] 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 October 31, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005E3), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 565–8374, FAX (202) 565–6950 or e-mail: VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:52 Sep 28, 2005 Jkt 205001 denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0635.’’ Send comments and recommendations concerning any aspect of the information collection 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– 0635’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Suspension of Monthly Check, VA Form 29–0759. OMB Control Number: 2900–0635. Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection. Abstract: When a beneficiary’s monthly insurance check is not cashed within one year from the issued date, the Department of Treasury returns the funds to VA. VA Form 29–0759 is used to advise the beneficiary that his or her monthly insurance checks have been suspended and to request the beneficiary to provide a current address or if desired a banking institution for direct deposit for monthly checks. 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 22, 2005 at pages 36234–36235. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 200 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200. Dated: September 22, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–5319 Filed 9–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [[OMB Control No. 2900–0381] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56965 Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine the holder’s election to convey and transfer foreclosed property to VA. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 28, 2005. 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: irmnkess@vba.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0381’’ in any correspondence. ADDRESSES: 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: Notice for Election to Convey and/or Invoice for Transfer of Property, VA Form 26–8903. OMB Control Number: 2900–0381. Type of Review: VA Form 26–8903 serves four purposes: holder’s election to convey, invoice for the purchase E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1 56966 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 188 / Thursday, September 29, 2005 / Notices price of the property, VA’s voucher for authorizing payment to the holder, and establishment of VA’s property records. The form provides holders, who elected to convey properties to VA, with a convenient and uniform way of notifying VA regarding foreclosed GI home loan. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 4,167 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Total Respondents: 25,000. Dated: September 22, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–5320 Filed 9–28–05; 8:45 am] comments on the options and for discussion of which options should be considered by the Secretary for further analysis and development in the next stage of the Business Plan Option development process. Interested persons may attend and present oral or written statements to the Committee. For additional information regarding the meetings, please contact Mr. Jay Halpern, Designated Federal Officer, (00CARES), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20024 by phone at (202) 273–5994, or by e-mail at jay.halpern@va.gov. Dated: September 23, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 05–19523 Filed 9–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–M BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Education; Notice of Meeting Advisory Committee on CARES Business Plan Studies, Notice of Rescheduled Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Education will meet on October 13– 14, 2005, at the Key Bridge Marriott, 1401 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA 22209. On October 13, the session will begin at 12:30 p.m. and end at 4 p.m. On October 14, the session will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on the administration of education and training programs for veterans, servicepersons, reservists, and dependents of veterans under Chapters 30, 32, 35, and 36 of Title 38, and Chapter 1606 of Title 10, United States Code. On October 13, the meeting will begin with opening remarks and an overview by Mr. James Bombard, Committee Chair. The Committee will discuss the total force GI Bill concept, use of private and corporate funds to support educational programs, claims processing improvements, and comparison of GI Bill rates to the cost of attending a 4year public college. On October 14, the Committee will participate in a panel discussion with the National The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Public Law 92–463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the possible impact of Hurricane Rita has forced the rescheduling of the Advisory Committee on CARES Business Plan Studies meeting previously scheduled for Tuesday, September 27, 2005, at Waco Campus Study, Waco Convention Center, 100 Washington Avenue, Waco, Texas 76702, from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. The rescheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 4, 2005, at the same location and time as noted above. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on proposed business plans at those VA facility sites identified in May 2004 as requiring further study by the Capital Asset Realignment for Enhanced Services (CARES) Decision document. The agenda will include a discussion of the potential CARES Business Plan options for each site. The options have been developed by the VA contractor. The agenda will provide time for public VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:52 Sep 28, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Association of Veterans’ Program Administrators (NAVPA). The Committee will then review and summarize issues raised during this meeting. Oral statements will be heard at 1 p.m. Interested persons may file written statements to the Committee before the meeting, or within 10 days after the meeting, with Mrs. Judith B. Timko, Designated Federal Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration (225B), 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting should contact Mrs. Timko or Mr. Michael Yunker at (202) 273–7187. Dated: September 21, 2005. By Direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 05–19406 Filed 9–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–M DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Veterans’ Disability Benefits Commission Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Veterans’ Disability Benefits Commission has scheduled a meeting for October 14, 2005, in the hearing room 334 of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, at the Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Commission is to carry out a study of the benefits under the laws of the United States that are provided to compensate and assist veterans and their survivors for disabilities and deaths attributable to military service. The agenda for the meeting will include the opportunity to discuss research questions and issues for further study. The Statements of Work under development for contracting with the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Science, as required by the Commission’s statutory authority, and the Center for Naval Analysis will be discussed and approved. E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[[OMB Control No. 2900-0381]


Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of 
Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment 
on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under 
the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are 
required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each 
proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension 
of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public 
comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for 
information needed to determine the holder's election to convey and 
transfer foreclosed property to VA.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before November 28, 2005.

ADDRESSES: 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: irmnkess@vba.va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 
2900-0381'' 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: Notice for Election to Convey and/or Invoice for Transfer of 
Property, VA Form 26-8903.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0381.
    Type of Review: VA Form 26-8903 serves four purposes: holder's 
election to convey, invoice for the purchase

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price of the property, VA's voucher for authorizing payment to the 
holder, and establishment of VA's property records. The form provides 
holders, who elected to convey properties to VA, with a convenient and 
uniform way of notifying VA regarding foreclosed GI home loan.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 4,167 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Total Respondents: 25,000.

    Dated: September 22, 2005.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
 [FR Doc. E5-5320 Filed 9-28-05; 8:45 am]
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