Agency Information Collection: Emergency Submission for OMB (Yellow Ribbon) Review; Comment Request, 65449 [E8-26127]

Download as PDF 65449 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 213 / Monday, November 3, 2008 / Notices book-entry securities held on NBES. Information concerning fees for bookentry transfers of Government Agency securities, which are priced by the Federal Reserve System, is set out in a separate Federal Register notice published by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on November 3, 2008 (FR Doc E8–26101). The following is the Treasury fee schedule that will take effect on January 2, 2009 for the book-entry transfers on NBES: TREASURY-NBES FEE SCHEDULE 1 [Effective January 2, 2009; (In Dollars)] Transfer type On-line On-line On-line On-line Off-line Off-line Off-line Off-line Off-line Basic fee transfer originated ............................................................................................... transfer received ................................................................................................. reversal transfer originated ................................................................................. reversal transfer received ................................................................................... transfer originated ............................................................................................... transfer received ................................................................................................. account switch received ...................................................................................... reversal transfer originated ................................................................................. reversal transfer received ................................................................................... .30 .30 .30 .30 .30 .30 .30 .30 .30 Off-line surcharge Funds 2 movement fee N/A N/A N/A N/A 33.00 33.00 .00 33.00 33.00 .05 .05 .05 .05 .05 .05 .05 .05 .05 Total fee .35 .35 .35 .35 33.35 33.35 .35 33.35 33.35 1 The Treasury does not charge a fee for account maintenance, the stripping and reconstituting of Treasury securities, the wires associated with original issues, or interest and redemption payments. The Treasury currently absorbs these costs and will continue to do so. 2 The funds movement fee is not a Treasury fee, but is charged by the Federal Reserve for the cost of moving funds associated with the transfer of a Treasury book-entry security. Authority: 31 CFR 357.45. Dated: October 22, 2008. Kenneth E. Carfine, Fiscal Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–26100 Filed 10–31–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–39–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New (22–0839)] Agency Information Collection: Emergency Submission for OMB (Yellow Ribbon) Review; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. sroberts on PROD1PC70 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 United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) the following emergency proposal for the collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3507(j)(1)). The reason for the emergency clearance is to determine which institutions of higher learning (IHLs) will be participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program, the maximum number of individuals for whom the IHL will make contributions in any given academic year, and the percentage of outstanding established charges the IHL will agree to waive. OMB has been VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:58 Oct 31, 2008 Jkt 217001 requested to act on this emergency clearance request by December 31, 2008. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 17, 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– New (22–0839)’’ 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@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–New (22– 0839).’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Yellow Ribbon Agreement (Under Title 38 U.S.C. Chapter 33), VA Form 22–0839. OMB Control Number: 2900–New (22–0839). Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: Public Law 110–252 created a new educational assistance benefit, chapter 33, which contains provisions that requires VA to collect information in order to administer the Yellow Ribbon Program (authorized under the new benefit). Title 38 U.S.C. 3317 requires VA to enter into an agreement with schools wishing to participate in Yellow Ribbon Program. The agreement must state the beginning and ending dates of the academic year for which the school will waive costs under the PO 00000 Frm 00166 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Yellow Ribbon Program, the maximum number of individuals for whom the school will make contributions in the specified academic year, and the percentage of outstanding established charges the school will waive for each Yellow Ribbon participant in the specified academic year. VA is required to match each additional dollar waived by the school not to exceed 50 percent of the outstanding established charges. The statute further requires that VA post the information on a Web site for public viewing. In order to have sufficient time to post the information on the Web site (after processing received requests) and amend/update systems to issue Yellow Ribbon payments, VA will issue requests for participation in December of each calendar year and require that schools provide responses no later than February 15th of the following year. Affected Public: Business or other for profit and not for profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 750 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time per year. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,500. Dated: October 24, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–26127 Filed 10–31–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-New (22-0839)]


Agency Information Collection: Emergency Submission for OMB 
(Yellow Ribbon) Review; Comment Request

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 United States 
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), has submitted to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) the following emergency proposal for the 
collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3507(j)(1)). The reason for the emergency 
clearance is to determine which institutions of higher learning (IHLs) 
will be participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program, the maximum number 
of individuals for whom the IHL will make contributions in any given 
academic year, and the percentage of outstanding established charges 
the IHL will agree to waive. OMB has been requested to act on this 
emergency clearance request by December 31, 2008.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 17, 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-New (22-0839)'' 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@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-New (22-
0839).''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Yellow Ribbon Agreement (Under Title 38 U.S.C. Chapter 33), 
VA Form 22-0839.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-New (22-0839).
    Type of Review: New collection.
    Abstract: Public Law 110-252 created a new educational assistance 
benefit, chapter 33, which contains provisions that requires VA to 
collect information in order to administer the Yellow Ribbon Program 
(authorized under the new benefit). Title 38 U.S.C. 3317 requires VA to 
enter into an agreement with schools wishing to participate in Yellow 
Ribbon Program. The agreement must state the beginning and ending dates 
of the academic year for which the school will waive costs under the 
Yellow Ribbon Program, the maximum number of individuals for whom the 
school will make contributions in the specified academic year, and the 
percentage of outstanding established charges the school will waive for 
each Yellow Ribbon participant in the specified academic year. VA is 
required to match each additional dollar waived by the school not to 
exceed 50 percent of the outstanding established charges. The statute 
further requires that VA post the information on a Web site for public 
viewing. In order to have sufficient time to post the information on 
the Web site (after processing received requests) and amend/update 
systems to issue Yellow Ribbon payments, VA will issue requests for 
participation in December of each calendar year and require that 
schools provide responses no later than February 15th of the following 
year.
    Affected Public: Business or other for profit and not for profit 
institutions.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 750 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time per year.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,500.

    Dated: October 24, 2008.

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