Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 15768-15769 [E7-6032]

Download as PDF 15768 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 62 / Monday, April 2, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0021] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. hsrobinson on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES 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 collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to justify the extension of forbearance to the veteran-borrower as opposed to foreclosure. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 1, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0021’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:39 Mar 30, 2007 Jkt 211001 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. Titles: a. Notice of Default, VA Form 26– 6850. b. Notice of Default and Intention to Foreclose, VA Form 26–6850a. c. Notice of Intention to Foreclose, VA Form 26–6851. OMB Control Number: 2900–0021. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Holders of guaranteed loans are required to notify VA within 45 days of a loan default due to nonpayment of any installment for a period of 60 days from the date of the first uncured default. Holders are also required to notify VA of their intention to foreclose. After delivery of such notice to VA and 30 days has passed, the holder can begin court proceedings, give notice of sale under power of sale, or otherwise take steps to terminate the debtor’s rights in the security. VA Forms 26–6850 and 26–6851 require that servicing efforts are fully explained so that VA can determine whether supplemental servicing could develop further information to justify the extension of forbearance to the veterans-borrower as opposed to foreclosure. The information provided is used to coordinate the actions of VA and the holder to ensure that all legal requirements regarding foreclosure and claim payment are met. VA Form 26– 6850a is filed by holders when defaults are determined insoluble by holders at the time the notice of default is filed with VA This form provides both notice of default and intent to foreclosure together on one form. Affected Public: Business or other for profit, and Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 66,166. a. VA Form 26–6850—20,166 hours. b. VA Form 26–6850a—26,000 hours. c. VA Form 26–6851—20,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 26–6850—10 minutes. b. VA Form 26–6850a—20 minutes. c. VA Form 26–6851—15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 279,000 hours. a. VA Form 26–6850—121,000 hours. b. VA Form 26–6850a—78,000 hours. c. VA Form 26–6851—80,000 hours. Dated: March 23, 2007. PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 By direction of the Acting Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–6031 Filed 3–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0251] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) 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 status of a defaulted loan account. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 1, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0251’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. 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 E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 62 / Monday, April 2, 2007 / Notices 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: Present Status of Loan, VA Form 26–8778. OMB Control Number: 2900–0251. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 26–8778 is used to obtain information from servicers regarding the status of defaulted loans. VA will use the data collected to properly service the defaulted loan. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 29,167 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 175,000. Dated: March 23, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–6032 Filed 3–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0379] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. hsrobinson on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:39 Mar 30, 2007 Jkt 211001 Comments must be submitted on or before May 2, 2007. DATES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov; or 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– 0379’’ in any correspondence. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005G2), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 565–8374, fax (202) 565–7870 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0379.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Time Record (Work-Study Program), VA Form 22–8690. OMB Control Number: 2900–0379. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Training establishments complete VA Form 22–8690 to report the number of work-study hours a claimant has completed. When a claimant elects to receive an advance payment, VA will advance payment for 50 hours, but will withhold benefits (to recoup the advance payment) until the claimant completes 50 hours of service. If the claimant elects not to receive an advance payment, benefits are payable when the claimant completes 50 hours of service. VA uses the data collected to ensure that the amount of benefits payable to a claimant who is pursuing work-study is correct. 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 24, 2007 at pages 3195–3196. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Governments, Individuals or households, Business or other for-profit, Not-for-profit institutions, and Federal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 9,168 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Annual Responses: 110,010. Estimated Number of Respondents: 31,612. Dated: March 26, 2007. PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15769 By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–6033 Filed 4–2–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0262] 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; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before May 2, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov; or 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– 0262’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005G2), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 565–8374, fax (202) 565–7870 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0262.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Designation of Certifying Official(s), VA Form 22–8794. OMB Control Number: 2900–0262. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Educational institutions and job training establishments complete VA Form 22–8794 to provide the name of individuals authorized to certify reports on student enrollment and hours worked on behalf of the school or training facility. VA will use the data collected to ensure that education benefits are not awarded based on reports from someone other than the designated certifying official. E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 62 (Monday, April 2, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15768-15769]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-6032]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0251]


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) 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 status of a 
defaulted loan account.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before June 1, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through https://www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans 
Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 
Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail to 
nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0251'' 
in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be 
viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 
www.Regulations.gov.

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

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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: Present Status of Loan, VA Form 26-8778.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0251.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 26-8778 is used to obtain information from 
servicers regarding the status of defaulted loans. VA will use the data 
collected to properly service the defaulted loan.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 29,167 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 175,000.

    Dated: March 23, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
 [FR Doc. E7-6032 Filed 3-30-07; 8:45 am]
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