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Download as PDF 58740 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 199 / Tuesday, October 16, 2007 / Notices and direct home loans. The information collected is essential in the determinations for release of liability as well as for credit underwriting determinations for substitution of entitlement. If a veteran chooses to sell his or her VA guaranteed home, VA will allow a qualified purchaser to assume the veteran’s loan and all the responsibility under the guaranty or insurance. In regard to substitution of entitlement cases, eligible veteran purchasers must meet all requirements of liability in addition to having available loan guaranty entitlement. 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 August 8, 2007, at pages 44614–44615. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 375 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,500. Dated: October 10, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–20353 Filed 10–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0455] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. mmaher on PROD1PC70 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 and it includes the actual data collection instrument. VerDate Aug<31>2005 04:12 Oct 16, 2007 Jkt 214001 Comments must be submitted on or before November 15, 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– 0455’’ 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) 461–7485, FAX (202) 273–0443 or e-mail: denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0455).’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 visits, 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 DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 treatment in VA-funded programs. If this information were not collected, VA would be unable to carry out the civil rights enforcement responsibilities established in the Department of Justice’s guidelines and VA’s regulations. 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 August 8, 2007, at pages 44612–44613. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden and Average Burden Per Respondent: Based on past experience, VBA estimates that 76 interviews will be conducted with recipients using VA Form 20–8734 at an average of 1 hour and 45 minutes per interview (133 hours). This includes one hour for an interview with the principal facility official, plus 45 minutes for reviewing records and reports and touring the facility. It is estimated that 76 interviews will be conducted with students using VA Form 20–8734a at an average of 30 minutes per interview (38 hours) and with instructors at an average of 30 minutes per interview (38 hours). Interviews are also conducted with 76 students without instructors at an average time of 30 minutes (38 hours). The total burden hour is 247. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 228. Dated: October 10, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–20354 Filed 10–15–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0089] 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 E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0455]


Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits 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 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 and it includes the actual data collection instrument.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 15, 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. 2900-0455'' 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) 461-7485, 
FAX (202) 273-0443 or e-mail: denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer 
to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0455).''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    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 visits, 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 this information were not 
collected, VA would be unable to carry out the civil rights enforcement 
responsibilities established in the Department of Justice's guidelines 
and VA's regulations.
    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 August 8, 2007, at pages 44612-44613.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden and Average Burden Per Respondent: Based on 
past experience, VBA estimates that 76 interviews will be conducted 
with recipients using VA Form 20-8734 at an average of 1 hour and 45 
minutes per interview (133 hours). This includes one hour for an 
interview with the principal facility official, plus 45 minutes for 
reviewing records and reports and touring the facility. It is estimated 
that 76 interviews will be conducted with students using VA Form 20-
8734a at an average of 30 minutes per interview (38 hours) and with 
instructors at an average of 30 minutes per interview (38 hours). 
Interviews are also conducted with 76 students without instructors at 
an average time of 30 minutes (38 hours). The total burden hour is 247.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 228.

    Dated: October 10, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
 [FR Doc. E7-20354 Filed 10-15-07; 8:45 am]
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