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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 230 / Friday, November 30, 2007 / Notices collected, OTS would not be able to properly evaluate whether the proposed operating subsidiary, or proposed activity in an existing subsidiary, meets applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 68. Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Burden Hours per Response: 14 hours. Estimated Total Burden: 952 hours. Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906–6531, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. Dated: November 23, 2007. Deborah Dakin, Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division. [FR Doc. E7–23295 Filed 11–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6720–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0655] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 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, will submit 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 December 31, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through http://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– 0655’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:27 Nov 29, 2007 Jkt 214001 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. 2900–0655.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Residency Verification ReportVeterans and Survivors, VA Form Letter 21–914. OMB Control Number: 2900–0655. Type of Review: Extension of a previously approved collection. Abstract: VA Form Letter 21–914 is use to verify whether Filipino veterans of the Special Philippine Scouts, Commonwealth Army of the Philippines, organized guerilla groups receiving service-connected compensation benefits and survivors receiving service connected death benefits at the full-dollar rate, actually resides in the United States as United States citizens or as aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence. The information is needed to determine whether the claimant continues to meet the United States residency requirements. 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 September 12, 2007, at pages 52199– 52200. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 417 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,250. Dated: November 26, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–23231 Filed 11–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0521] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67787 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, will submit 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 December 31, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through http://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– 0521’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 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. 2900–0521.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Titles: a. Report and Certification of Loan Disbursement, VA Form 26–1820. b. Request for Verification of Employment, VA Form 26–8497. c. Request for Verification of Deposit, VA Form 26–8497a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0521. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Lenders must obtain specific information concerning a veteran’s credit history in order to properly underwrite the veteran’s loan. VA loans may not be guaranteed unless the veteran is a satisfactory credit risk. The data collected on the following forms are used to ensure that applications for VA-guaranteed loans are underwritten in a reasonable and prudent manner. a. VA Form 26–1820 is completed by lenders closing VA guaranteed and insured loans under the automatic or prior approval procedures. b. VA Form 26–8497 is used by lenders to verify a loan applicant’s income and employment information when making guaranteed and insured loans. VA does not require the exclusive use of this form for verification purposes, any alternative verification document would be acceptable provided that all information requested on VA Form 26–8497 is provided. c. Lenders making guaranteed and insured loans complete VA Form 26– E:\FR\FM\30NON1.SGM 30NON1 67788 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 230 / Friday, November 30, 2007 / Notices 8497a to verify the applicant’s deposits in banks and other savings institutions. 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 September 19, 2007, at pages 53620– 53621. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Estimated Annual Burden: 75,000 hour. a. Report and Certification of Loan Disbursement, VA Form 26–1820— 50,000 hours. b. Request for Verification of Employment, VA Form 26–8497— 16,667 hours. c. Request for Verification of Deposit, VA Form 26–8497a—8,333 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. Report and Certification of Loan Disbursement, VA Form 26–1820—15 minutes. b. Request for Verification of Employment, VA Form 26–8497—10 minutes. c. Request for Verification of Deposit, VA Form 26–8497a—5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 400,000. a. Report and Certification of Loan Disbursement, VA Form 26–1820— 200,000. b. Request for Verification of Employment, VA Form 26–8497— 100,000. c. Request for Verification of Deposit, VA Form 26–8497a—100,000. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Dated: November 26, 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:27 Nov 29, 2007 Jkt 214001 By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–23232 Filed 11–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0500] 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, will submit 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 December 31, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through http://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– 0500’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 2900–0500.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Status of Dependents Questionnaire, VA Form 21–0538. OMB Control Number: 2900–0500. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veterans receiving compensation for service-connected disability which includes an additional amount for their spouse and/or child(ren) complete VA Form 21–0538 to certify the status of the dependents for whom additional compensation is being paid. 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 September 12, 2007, at pages 52200– 52201. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 14,083 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once every eight years. Estimated Number of Respondents: 84,500. Dated: November 26, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 230 (Friday, November 30, 2007)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-23232]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0521]


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. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits 
Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit 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 December 31, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through http://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. 2900-0521'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 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-
0521.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Titles: a. Report and Certification of Loan Disbursement, VA Form 
26-1820.
    b. Request for Verification of Employment, VA Form 26-8497.
    c. Request for Verification of Deposit, VA Form 26-8497a.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0521.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Lenders must obtain specific information concerning a 
veteran's credit history in order to properly underwrite the veteran's 
loan. VA loans may not be guaranteed unless the veteran is a 
satisfactory credit risk. The data collected on the following forms are 
used to ensure that applications for VA-guaranteed loans are 
underwritten in a reasonable and prudent manner.
    a. VA Form 26-1820 is completed by lenders closing VA guaranteed 
and insured loans under the automatic or prior approval procedures.
    b. VA Form 26-8497 is used by lenders to verify a loan applicant's 
income and employment information when making guaranteed and insured 
loans. VA does not require the exclusive use of this form for 
verification purposes, any alternative verification document would be 
acceptable provided that all information requested on VA Form 26-8497 
is provided.
    c. Lenders making guaranteed and insured loans complete VA Form 26-

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8497a to verify the applicant's deposits in banks and other savings 
institutions.
    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 September 19, 2007, at pages 53620-53621.
    Affected Public: Business or other for profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 75,000 hour.
    a. Report and Certification of Loan Disbursement, VA Form 26-1820--
50,000 hours.
    b. Request for Verification of Employment, VA Form 26-8497--16,667 
hours.
    c. Request for Verification of Deposit, VA Form 26-8497a--8,333 
hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:
    a. Report and Certification of Loan Disbursement, VA Form 26-1820--
15 minutes.
    b. Request for Verification of Employment, VA Form 26-8497--10 
minutes.
    c. Request for Verification of Deposit, VA Form 26-8497a--5 
minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 400,000.
    a. Report and Certification of Loan Disbursement, VA Form 26-1820--
200,000.
    b. Request for Verification of Employment, VA Form 26-8497--
100,000.
    c. Request for Verification of Deposit, VA Form 26-8497a--100,000.

    Dated: November 26, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
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