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Download as PDF 52198 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 176 / Wednesday, September 12, 2007 / Notices milepost 443.0 near Hillcrest, in Ada County, ID.1 The City certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class II or Class I rail carrier and further certifies that its projected annual revenues will not exceed $5 million. The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on or after September 26, 2007. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction. Petitions for stay must be filed no later than September 19, 2007. An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35076, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E. Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on Thomas F. McFarland, P.C., 208 South LaSalle Street, Suite 1890, Chicago, IL 60604– 1112. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at https:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: August 31, 2007. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–17730 Filed 9–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Thrift Supervision Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request–Statement on Sound Practices Concerning Complex Structured Finance Activities Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort 1 The Boise Cutoff was formerly part of the Boise Subdivision of Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP). See, Union Pacific Railroad Company— Abandonment and Discontinuance of Trackage Rights Exemption—in Ada County, ID, STB Docket No. AB–33 (Sub-No. 137X) (STB served July 8, 1999). The City states that after abandonment, UP conveyed the Boise Cutoff to the City in 2000. The City did not believe at that time that it required Board authority or an exemption for its operation of the Boise Cutoff. The City now proposes to actively operate the Boise Cutoff. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:43 Sep 11, 2007 Jkt 211001 to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. The OTS within the Department of the Treasury will submit the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. Today, OTS is soliciting public comments on its proposal to extend this information collection. DATES: Submit written comments on or before November 13, 2007. ADDRESSES: Send comments, referring to the collection by title of the proposal or by OMB approval number, to Information Collection Comments, Chief Counsel’s Office, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552; send a facsimile transmission to (202) 906–6518; or send an e-mail to infocollection.comments@ots.treas.gov. OTS will post comments and the related index on the OTS Internet Site at https://www.ots.treas.gov. In addition, interested persons may inspect comments at the Public Reading Room, 1700 G Street, NW., by appointment. To make an appointment, call (202) 906– 5922, send an e-mail to public.info@ots.treas.gov, or send a facsimile transmission to (202) 906– 7755. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You can request additional information about this proposed information collection from Debbie Merkle, Project Manager, (202) 906–5688, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OTS may not conduct or sponsor an information collection, and respondents are not required to respond to an information collection, unless the information collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. As part of the approval process, we invite comments on the following information collection. Comments should address one or more of the following points: a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of OTS; b. The accuracy of OTS’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; c. Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; d. Ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, PO 00000 Frm 00154 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 including through the use of information technology. 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. Title of Proposal: Statement on Sound Practices Concerning Complex Structured Finance Activities. OMB Number: 1550–0111. Form Number: N/A. Description: The Statement on Sound Practices Concerning Complex Structured Finance Activities describes the types of internal controls and risk management procedures that the OTS believes are particularly effective in assisting financial institutions to identify and address the reputational, legal and other risks associated with complex structured finance transactions. Type of Review: Extension without change to a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5. Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Burden Hours per Response: 25 hours. Estimated Total Burden: 125 hours. Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906–6531, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. Dated: September 7, 2007. Deborah Dakin, Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division. [FR Doc. E7–18030 Filed 9–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6720–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0619] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Health 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 Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 176 / Wednesday, September 12, 2007 / Notices 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 October 12, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–17952 Filed 9–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DATES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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– 0619’’ in any correspondence. ADDRESSES: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR A COPY OF THE SUBMISSION CONTACT: Denise DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0144] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the McLamb, Records Management Service Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (005R1B), Department of Veterans (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., announces that the Veterans Benefits Washington, DC 20420, (202) 565–8374, Administration (VBA), Department of FAX (202) 565–7870 or e-mail: Veterans Affairs, has submitted the denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please collection of information abstracted refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0619.’’ below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The PRA submission describes the Title: Inquiry Routing and Information nature of the information collection and System (IRIS). its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. OMB Control Number: 2900–0619. DATES: Comments must be submitted on Type of Review: Extension of a or before October 12, 2007. currently approved collection. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments Abstract: The World Wide Web is a on the collection of information through powerful media for the delivery of https://www.Regulations.gov; or to VA’s information and services to veterans, OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human dependents, and active duty personnel Resources and Housing Branch, New worldwide. IRIS allows a customer to Executive Office Building, Room 10235, submit questions, complaints, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. compliments, and suggestions directly to the appropriate office at any time and Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0144’’ in any correspondence. receive an answer more quickly than FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: through standard mail. IRIS does not provide applications to veterans or serve Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of as a conduit for patient data, etc. Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 565– 8374, fax (202) 565–7870 or e-mail respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0144’’ control number. The Federal Register in any correspondence. Notice with a 60-day comment period SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: soliciting comments on this collection Title: HUD/VA Addendum to Uniform of information was published on June Residential Loan Application, VA Form 27, 2007, at pages 35302–35303. 26–1802a, and Freddie Mac 65/Fannie Affected Public: Individuals or Mae Form 1003, Uniform Residential Households. Loan Application. Estimated Annual Burden: 26,000 OMB Control Number: 2900–0144. hours. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Estimated Average Burden per Abstract: VA Form 26–1802a serves as Respondent: 10 minutes. a joint loan application for both VA and Frequency of Response: Monthly. the Department of Housing and Urban Estimated Number of Respondents: Development (HUD). Lenders and 13,000. veterans use the form to apply for guaranty of home loans. Dated: August 30, 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:43 Sep 11, 2007 Jkt 211001 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00155 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52199 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 27, 2007, at page 35304. Affected Public: Individuals or households, and Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 20,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 6 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 200,000. Dated: August 30, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–17953 Filed 9–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0655] 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 previously approved collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine Filipino veterans or beneficiaries receiving benefit at the full-dollar rate based on U.S. residency requirements. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 13, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 176 (Wednesday, September 12, 2007)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-17952]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0619]


Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Health 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. 3501-21), this notice announces that the Veterans Health 
Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the 
collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management 
and

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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.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 12, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through 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. 2900-0619'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR A COPY OF THE SUBMISSION CONTACT: Denise 
McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), 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. 2900-0619.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Inquiry Routing and Information System (IRIS).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0619.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The World Wide Web is a powerful media for the delivery 
of information and services to veterans, dependents, and active duty 
personnel worldwide. IRIS allows a customer to submit questions, 
complaints, compliments, and suggestions directly to the appropriate 
office at any time and receive an answer more quickly than through 
standard mail. IRIS does not provide applications to veterans or serve 
as a conduit for patient data, etc.
    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 27, 2007, at pages 35302-35303.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 26,000 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Monthly.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 13,000.

    Dated: August 30, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
 [FR Doc. E7-17952 Filed 9-11-07; 8:45 am]
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