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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 211 / Wednesday, November 2, 2005 / Notices refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0034’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 273–7079 or fax (202) 275–5947. 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: Trainee Request for Leave— Chapter 31, Title 38, U. S. C., VA Form 28–1905h. OMB Control Number: 2900–0034. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 28–1905h is used to request leave and to provide the necessary information to determine whether to approve a trainee’s request for leave from Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program. A trainer or authorized school official must verify on the form the effect the absence will have on the veteran’s progress in the program. Upon approval of the request, the veteran can receive subsistence allowance and other program services during the leave period as if he or she were attending training. Disapproval of the request may result in loss of subsistence allowance for the leave period. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 7,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: October 24, 2005. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Nov 01, 2005 Jkt 208001 By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–6047 Filed 11–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0013] 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 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 revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to determine eligibility for issuance of a burial flag for a deceased veteran. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 3, 2006. 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. 2900–0013’’ 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 PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66487 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: Application for United States Flag for Burial Purposes, VA Form 21– 2008. OMB Control Number: 2900–0013. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–2008 is used to determine eligibility for issuance of a burial flag to a family member or friend of a deceased veteran. Affected Public: Individuals or households, Federal Government and State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 162,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 650,000. Dated: October 24, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–6048 Filed 11–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0112] 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 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 E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 02NON1 66488 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 211 / Wednesday, November 2, 2005 / Notices collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine whether a veteran can be released from liability on a Government home loan. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 3, 2006. DATES: 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 mailto:irmnkess@vba.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0112’’ in any correspondence. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 273–7079 or fax (202) 275–5947. Under the PRA of 1995 (Public Law 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Nov 01, 2005 Jkt 208001 Title: Statement of Holder or Servicer of Veteran’s Loan, VA Form 26–559. OMB Control Number: 2900–0112. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veteran-borrowers may sell their homes subject to the existing VAguaranteed mortgage lien without prior approval of VA if the commitment for the loan was made prior to March 1, 1988. However, if they request release from personal liability to the Government in the event of a subsequent default by a transferee, VA must determine that (1) Loan payments are current; (2) the transferee will assume the veteran’s legal liabilities in connection with the loan; and (3) the purchaser qualifies from a credit standpoint. A veteran-borrower may sell his or her home to a veteran-transferee. However, eligible transferees must meet all the requirements in addition to having sufficient available loan guaranty entitlement to replace the amount of entitlement used by the seller in obtaining the original loan. Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for profit. Estimated Annual Burden: 400 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,400. Dated: October 24, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–6049 Filed 11–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Veterans’ Disability Benefits Commission; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Pub. L. 92–463 PO 00000 Frm 00142 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that the Veterans’ Disability Benefits Commission has scheduled a meeting for Thursday, November 17, 2005, and Friday, November 18, 2005, in hearing room 340, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC. The meeting will begin each day 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 a review of the Statement of Work for contracting with the Center for Naval Analyses for Commission approval and a discussion of potential field hearings to be conducted by Commission members during calendar year 2006. Interested persons may attend and present oral statements to the Commission. Time for oral presentations will be limited to five minutes or less, depending on the number of participants. Interested parties may provide written comments for review by the Commission prior to the meeting, by e-mail to: veterans@vetscommision.intranets.com or by mail to: Mr. Ray Wilburn, Executive Director, Veterans’ Disability Benefits Commission, 1101 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20004. Dated: October 25, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 05–21775 Filed 11–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–M E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 02NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0112]


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

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collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the 
notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to 
determine whether a veteran can be released from liability on a 
Government home loan.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before January 3, 2006.

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 mailto:irmnkess@vba.va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 
2900-0112'' 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 (Public Law 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: Statement of Holder or Servicer of Veteran's Loan, VA Form 
26-559.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0112.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Veteran-borrowers may sell their homes subject to the 
existing VA-guaranteed mortgage lien without prior approval of VA if 
the commitment for the loan was made prior to March 1, 1988. However, 
if they request release from personal liability to the Government in 
the event of a subsequent default by a transferee, VA must determine 
that (1) Loan payments are current; (2) the transferee will assume the 
veteran's legal liabilities in connection with the loan; and (3) the 
purchaser qualifies from a credit standpoint. A veteran-borrower may 
sell his or her home to a veteran-transferee. However, eligible 
transferees must meet all the requirements in addition to having 
sufficient available loan guaranty entitlement to replace the amount of 
entitlement used by the seller in obtaining the original loan.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, Business or other for 
profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 400 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,400.

    Dated: October 24, 2005.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E5-6049 Filed 11-1-05; 8:45 am]
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