Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 44611-44612 [E7-15375]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 152 / Wednesday, August 8, 2007 / Notices We will summarize the comments that we receive and include them in the OTS request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this notice, OTS is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection. OMB Number: 1550–0025. Form Number: OTS Forms 1584, 1585, and 1589. Regulation requirement: 12 CFR 552.13 and 563.22. Description: Information provided to OTS is evaluated to determine whether the proposed assumption of liabilities and/or transfer of assets transactions complies with applicable laws, regulations, and policy, and will not have an adverse effect on the risk exposure to the insurance fund. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Savings Associations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 41. Estimated Frequency of Response: Event-generated. Estimated Burden Hours of Response: 24 hours. Estimated Total Burden: 984 hours. Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906–6531, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. Dated: August 3, 2007. Deborah Dakin, Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division. [FR Doc. 07–3878 Filed 8–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6720–01–M DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0253] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. sroberts on PROD1PC70 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:14 Aug 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to evaluate a credit underwriter’s experience. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before October 9, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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. 2900–0253’’ 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) 461–9769 or FAX (202) 275–5947. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), 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: Nonsupervised Lender’s Nomination and Recommendation of Credit Underwriter, VA Form 26–8736a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0253. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 26–8736a is completed by nonsupervised lender’s and the lender’s nominee for credit underwriting with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Lenders are authorized by VA to make automatic guaranteed loans if approved for such purposes. The lender is required to have a qualified underwriter to review loans to be closed on automatic basis and determine that the loan meets VA’s PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44611 credit underwriting standards. VA uses the data collected on the form to evaluate the nominee’s credit underwriting experience. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 750 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. Dated: July 25, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–15374 Filed 8–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0252] 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 collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to authorize nonsupervised lenders to close loans on an automatic basis. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before October 9, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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. 2900–0252’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online E:\FR\FM\08AUN1.SGM 08AUN1 44612 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 152 / Wednesday, August 8, 2007 / Notices through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 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: Application for Authority to Close Loans on an Automatic Basis— Nonsupervised Lenders, VA Form 26– 8736. OMB Control Number: 2900–0252. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 26–8736 is used by nonsupervised lenders requesting approval to close loans on an automatic basis. Automatic lending privileges eliminate the requirement for submission of loans to VA for prior approval. Lending institutions with automatic loan privileges may process and disburse such loans and subsequently report the loan to VA for issuance of guaranty. The form requests information considered crucial for VA to make acceptability determinations as to lenders who shall be approved for this privilege. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 50 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 25 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 120. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–15375 Filed 8–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: July 25, 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:14 Aug 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0455] 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 collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine whether proprietary education institutions receiving Federal financial assistance comply with the applicable civil rights law and regulations. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before October 9, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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. 2900–2900–0455’’ 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) 461–9769 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 PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Equal Opportunity Compliance Review Report, VA Form 20–8734 and Supplement to Equal Opportunity Compliance Review Report, VA Form 20–8734a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0455. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Executive Order 12250, Leadership and Coordination of Nondiscrimination Laws, delegated authority to the Attorney General to coordinate the implementation and enforcement by Executive agencies of various equal opportunity laws prohibiting discriminatory practices in Federal programs and programs receiving Federal financial assistance. The Order extended the delegation to cover Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Department of Justice issued government-wide guidelines (29 CFR 42.406) instructing funding agencies to ‘‘provide for the collection of data and information from applicants for and recipients of Federal assistance. VA Forms 20–8734 and 20–8734a are used by VA personnel during regularly scheduled educational compliance survey visit, as well as during investigations of equal opportunity complaints, to identify areas where there may be disparate treatment of members of protected groups. VA Form 20–8734 is used to gather information from post-secondary proprietary schools below college level. The information is used to assure that VA-funded programs comply with equal opportunity laws. VA Form 20–8734a, is used to gather information from students and instructors at post-secondary proprietary schools below college level. The information is used to assure that participants have equal access to equal treatment in VA-funded programs. If E:\FR\FM\08AUN1.SGM 08AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 152 (Wednesday, August 8, 2007)]
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[Pages 44611-44612]
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[FR Doc No: E7-15375]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0252]


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 authorize nonsupervised lenders to close loans on 
an automatic basis.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before October 9, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through 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. 2900-0252'' in any correspondence. 
During the comment period, comments may be viewed online

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through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 
www.Regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461-9769 
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: Application for Authority to Close Loans on an Automatic 
Basis--Nonsupervised Lenders, VA Form 26-8736.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0252.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 26-8736 is used by nonsupervised lenders 
requesting approval to close loans on an automatic basis. Automatic 
lending privileges eliminate the requirement for submission of loans to 
VA for prior approval. Lending institutions with automatic loan 
privileges may process and disburse such loans and subsequently report 
the loan to VA for issuance of guaranty. The form requests information 
considered crucial for VA to make acceptability determinations as to 
lenders who shall be approved for this privilege.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 50 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 25 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 120.

    Dated: July 25, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
 [FR Doc. E7-15375 Filed 8-7-07; 8:45 am]
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