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Download as PDF rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 5916 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 21 / Thursday, January 31, 2008 / Notices Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0028’’ 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. 2900–0028. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Titles: a. Application of Service Representative for Placement on Mailing List, VA Form 3215. b. Request for and Consent to Release of Information from Claimant’s Records, VA Form 3288. c. Request to Correspondent for Identifying Information, VA Form Letter 70–2. d. 38 CFR 1.519(A) Lists of Names and Addresses. OMB Control Number: 2900–0028. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstracts: a. VA operates an outreach services program to ensure veterans and beneficiaries have information about benefits and services to which they may be entitled. To support the program, VA distributes copies of publications to Veterans Service Organizations’ representatives to be used in rendering services and representation of veterans, their spouses and dependents. Service organizations complete VA Form 3215 to request placement on a mailing list for specific VA publications. b. Veterans or beneficiaries complete VA Form 3288 to provide VA with a written consent to release his or her records or information to third parties such as insurance companies, physicians and other individuals. c. VA Form Letter 70–2 is used to obtain additional information from a correspondent when the incoming correspondence does not provide sufficient information to identify a veteran. VA personnel use the information to identify the veteran, determine the location of a specific file, and to accomplish the action requested by the correspondent such as processing a benefit claim or file material in the individual’s claims folder. d. Title 38 U.S.C. 5701(f)(1) authorized the disclosure of names or addresses, or both of present or former members of the Armed Forces and/or their beneficiaries to nonprofit organizations (including members of Congress) to notify veterans of Title 38 benefits and to provide assistance to veterans in obtaining these benefits. This release includes VA’s Outreach VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:07 Jan 30, 2008 Jkt 214001 Program for the purpose of advising veterans of non-VA Federal State and local benefits and programs. 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 November 16, 2007, at pages 64706– 64707. Affected Public: Individuals or households, not for profit institutions, and State, local or tribal government. Estimated Annual Burden: a. Application of Service Representative for Placement on Mailing List, VA Form 3215—25 hours. b. Request for and Consent to Release of Information From Claimant’s Records, VA Form 3288—18,875 hours. c. Request to Correspondent for Identifying Information, VA Form Letter 70–2—3,750 hours. d. 38 CFR 1.519(A) Lists of Names and Addresses—50 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. Application of Service Representative for Placement on Mailing List, VA Form 3215—10 minutes. b. Request for and Consent to Release of Information From Claimant’s Records, VA Form 3288—7.5 minutes. c. Request to Correspondent for Identifying Information, VA Form Letter 70–2—5 minutes. d. 38 CFR 1.519(A) Lists of Names and Addresses—60 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. Application of Service Representative for Placement on Mailing List, VA Form 3215—150. b. Request for and Consent to Release of Information From Claimant’s Records, VA Form 3288—151,000. c. Request to Correspondent for Identifying Information, VA Form Letter 70–2—45,000. d. 38 CFR 1.519(A) Lists of Names and Addresses—50. Dated: January 23, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–1678 Filed 1–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0055] Agency Information Collection (Request for Determination of Loan Guaranty Eligibility—Unmarried Surviving Spouses) 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 March 3, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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– 0055’’ 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. 2900–0055.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Request for Determination of Loan Guaranty Eligibility—Unmarried Surviving Spouses, VA Form 26–1817. OMB Control Number: 2900–0055. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Unmarried surviving spouse of a veteran whose death occurred while serving on active duty or was a direct result of service-connected disabilities completes VA Form 26–1817 to request a certificate of eligibility for home loan benefits. VA uses the data collected to verify the veteran’s service-connected death and to determine the applicant’s eligibility for home loan benefits. 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 E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 21 / Thursday, January 31, 2008 / Notices rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on November 6, 2007, at pages 62732– 62733. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:07 Jan 30, 2008 Jkt 214001 Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 250 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000. PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5917 Dated: January 17, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–1689 Filed 1–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 21 (Thursday, January 31, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5916-5917]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-1689]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0055]


Agency Information Collection (Request for Determination of Loan 
Guaranty Eligibility--Unmarried Surviving Spouses) 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 March 3, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through 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. 2900-0055'' 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-
0055.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Request for Determination of Loan Guaranty Eligibility--
Unmarried Surviving Spouses, VA Form 26-1817.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0055.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Unmarried surviving spouse of a veteran whose death 
occurred while serving on active duty or was a direct result of 
service-connected disabilities completes VA Form 26-1817 to request a 
certificate of eligibility for home loan benefits. VA uses the data 
collected to verify the veteran's service-connected death and to 
determine the applicant's eligibility for home loan benefits.
    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

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control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment 
period soliciting comments on this collection of information was 
published on November 6, 2007, at pages 62732-62733.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 250 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000.

    Dated: January 17, 2008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E8-1689 Filed 1-30-08; 8:45 am]
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