Proposed Information Collection (Application for Extended Care Services); Comment Request, 5913-5914 [E8-1673]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 21 / Thursday, January 31, 2008 / Notices Milwaukee, WI 53203–2221, or FAX to (414) 231–2363, or you can contact us at https://www.improveirs.org. For information to join the Joint Committee meeting, contact Patricia Robb at the above number. The agenda will include the following: Discussion of issues and responses brought to the joint committee, office report, and discussion of annual meeting. Dated January 17, 2008. Sandra L. McQuin, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. E8–1721 Filed 1–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Thrift Supervision Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request—Minimum Security Devices and Procedures Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort 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 Office of Thrift Supervision 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 March 31, 2008. 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, and NW., by appointment. To make an appointment, call (202) 906–5922, send an e-mail to VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:07 Jan 30, 2008 Jkt 214001 public.info@ots.treas.gov, or send a facsimile transmission to (202) 906– 7755. You can request additional information about this proposed information collection from Ira L. Mills (202) 906– 6531, 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, 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: Minimum Security Devices and Procedures. OMB Number: 1550–0062. Form Number: N/A. Description: The requirement that savings associations establish a written security program is necessitated by the Bank Protection Act (12 U.S.C. 1881– 1884), which requires the Federal supervisory agencies to promulgate rules establishing minimum standards with which each financial institution must comply with respect to the installation, maintenance, and operation of security devices and procedures to discourage robberies, burglaries, and larcenies, and to assist in the identification and apprehension of persons who commit such acts. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit: Federal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 832. Estimated Number of Responses: 832. Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5913 Estimated Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Total Burden: 1,664 hours. Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906–6531, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. Dated: Janurary 28, 2008. Deborah Dakin, Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division. [FR Doc. E8–1792 Filed 1–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6720–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0629] Proposed Information Collection (Application for Extended Care Services); Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 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 eligibility for extended care benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 31, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov; or to Mary Stout, Veterans Health Administration (193E1), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: mary.stout@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0629’’ 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: Mary Stout (202) 461–5867 or FAX (202) 273–9381. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1 5914 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 21 / Thursday, January 31, 2008 / Notices rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 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, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’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 Extended Care Services, VA Form 10–10EC. OMB Control Number: 2900–0629. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 10–10EC is used to gather current income and financial information from nonservice-connected veterans and their spouse when applying for extended care services and to establish a co-payment agreement for such services. VA provides extended care to non-service connected veterans who are unable to defray the necessary expenses of care if their income is not greater than the maximum annual pension rate. VA uses the data collected to establish the veteran’s eligibility for extended care services, financial liability, if any, of the veteran to pay if accepted for placement or treatment in extended care services, and to determine the appropriate co-payment. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 9,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 90 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,000. Dated: January 23, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–1673 Filed 1–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:07 Jan 30, 2008 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0086] Proposed Information Collection (Request for a Certificate of Eligibility for VA Home Loan Benefits); 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 an applicant’s eligibility for loan guaranty benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 31, 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. 2900–0086’’ 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 PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Request for a Certificate of Eligibility for VA Home Loan Benefits, VA Form 26–1880. OMB Control Number: 2900–0086. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The data collected on VA Form 26–1880 is used to determine a claimant’s eligibility for home loan guaranty benefits. Claimants also use VA Form 26–1880 to request restoration of entitlement previously used, or a duplicate Certificate of Eligibility due to the original being lost or stolen. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 62,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250,000 Dated: January 17, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–1675 Filed 1–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0704] Agency Information Collection (VA/ DOD Joint Disability Evaluation Board Claim) 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. E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0629]


Proposed Information Collection (Application for Extended Care 
Services); Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 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 eligibility for 
extended care benefits.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before March 31, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through www.Regulations.gov; or to Mary Stout, Veterans Health 
Administration (193E1), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: mary.stout@va.gov. Please 
refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0629'' 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: Mary Stout (202) 461-5867 or FAX (202) 
273-9381.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 
U.S.C. 3501-3521), Federal agencies must

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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, VHA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of VHA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of VHA'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 Extended Care Services, VA Form 10-10EC.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0629.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 10-10EC is used to gather current income and 
financial information from nonservice-connected veterans and their 
spouse when applying for extended care services and to establish a co-
payment agreement for such services. VA provides extended care to non-
service connected veterans who are unable to defray the necessary 
expenses of care if their income is not greater than the maximum annual 
pension rate. VA uses the data collected to establish the veteran's 
eligibility for extended care services, financial liability, if any, of 
the veteran to pay if accepted for placement or treatment in extended 
care services, and to determine the appropriate co-payment.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 9,000 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 90 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,000.

    Dated: January 23, 2008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E8-1673 Filed 1-30-08; 8:45 am]
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