Proposed Information Collection (Information Regarding Apportionment of Beneficiary's Award); Comment Request, 4047 [E8-1086]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 15 / Wednesday, January 23, 2008 / Notices ebenthall on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES 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. Titles: a. Claim Under Loan Guaranty, VA Form 26–1874. b. Claim Form—Adjustable Rate Mortgages, VA Form 26–1874a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0362. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: a. Lenders and holders of VA guaranteed home loans use VA Form 26–1874 as notification to VA of default of such loans. b. Lenders and holders of VA loans submit VA Form 26–1874a as an attachment to VA Form 26–1874 when filing a claim under the loan guaranty resulting from the termination of an Adjustable Rate Mortgage Loan. The information obtained on both forms is used to determine the amount owed to the holder under the guaranty home loan. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VA Form 26–1874—25,806 hours. b. VA Form 26–1874a—333 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 26–1874—60 minutes. b. VA Form 26–1874a—20 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Total Respondents: a. VA Form 26–1874—25,806. b. VA Form 26–1874a—1,000. Dated: January 14, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–1085 Filed 1–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:17 Jan 22, 2008 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0666] Proposed Information Collection (Information Regarding Apportionment of Beneficiary’s Award); 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 on information needed to determine a spouse and children entitlement to a portion of a veteran or beneficiary’s compensation and pension benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 24, 2008. 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. 2900–0666’’ 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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4047 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: Information Regarding Apportionment of Beneficiary’s Award, VA Form 21–0788. OMB Control Number: 2900–0666. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The data collected on VA Form 21–0788 is used to determine whether a veteran’s or beneficiary’s compensation and pension benefits may be allocated to his or her dependents. The veteran and the beneficiary use the form to report their income information in order for VA to determine the amount of benefits that may be apportioned to a spouse and children who do not reside with the veteran. A portion of the surviving spouse’s benefits may be allocated to children of deceased veterans, who do not reside with the surviving spouse. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 12,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 25,000. Dated: January 14, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–1086 Filed 1–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0075] Proposed Information Collection (Statement in Support of Claim); 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 E:\FR\FM\23JAN1.SGM 23JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 15 (Wednesday, January 23, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0666]


Proposed Information Collection (Information Regarding 
Apportionment of Beneficiary's Award); 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 on information 
needed to determine a spouse and children entitlement to a portion of a 
veteran or beneficiary's compensation and pension benefits.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before March 24, 2008.

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. 2900-0666'' 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 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: Information Regarding Apportionment of Beneficiary's Award, 
VA Form 21-0788.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0666.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The data collected on VA Form 21-0788 is used to 
determine whether a veteran's or beneficiary's compensation and pension 
benefits may be allocated to his or her dependents. The veteran and the 
beneficiary use the form to report their income information in order 
for VA to determine the amount of benefits that may be apportioned to a 
spouse and children who do not reside with the veteran. A portion of 
the surviving spouse's benefits may be allocated to children of 
deceased veterans, who do not reside with the surviving spouse.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 12,500 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 25,000.

    Dated: January 14, 2008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E8-1086 Filed 1-22-08; 8:45 am]
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