Proposed Information Collection (Request for a Certificate of Eligibility for VA Home Loan Benefits); Comment Request, 5914 [E8-1675]

Download as PDF 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. 2900-0086]


Proposed Information Collection (Request for a Certificate of 
Eligibility for VA Home Loan Benefits); 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 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 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]
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