Proposed Information Collection (Interest Rate Reduction Refinancing Loan Worksheet) Activity: Comment Request, 76098-76099 [E8-29577]

Download as PDF 76098 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 241 / Monday, December 15, 2008 / Notices Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (https://www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-ondemand service, tel.: 202/622–0077. Background On September 23, 2001, the President issued Executive Order 13224 (the ‘‘Order’’) pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701–1706, and the United Nations Participation Act of 1945, 22 U.S.C. 287c. In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to address grave acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism committed by foreign terrorists, including the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon. The Order imposes economic sanctions on persons who have committed, pose a significant risk of committing, or support acts of terrorism. The President identified in the Annex to the Order, as amended by Executive Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, 13 individuals and 16 entities as subject to the economic sanctions. The Order was further amended by Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, to reflect the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in or hereafter come within the United States or the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) Foreign persons listed in the Annex to the Order; (2) foreign persons determined by the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, to have committed, or to pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States; (3) persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to be owned or controlled by, or to act for or on behalf of those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order; and (4) except as provided in section 5 of the Order and after such consultation, if any, with VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:00 Dec 12, 2008 Jkt 217001 foreign authorities as the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, deems appropriate in the exercise of his discretion, persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to assist in, sponsor, or provide financial, material, or technological support for, or financial or other services to or in support of, such acts of terrorism or those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or determined to be subject to the Order or to be otherwise associated with those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order. On December 4, 2008, the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security, Justice and other relevant agencies, designated, pursuant to one or more of the criteria set forth in subsections 1(b), 1(c) or 1(d) of the Order, three individuals whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224. The list of designees is as follows: 1. GELOWICZ, Fritz Martin (a.k.a. GEBERT, Markus; a.k.a. GELOWICZ, Abdullah; a.k.a. GELOWICZ, Fritz Martin Abdullah; a.k.a. GELOWITZ, Fritz Martin Abdullah; a.k.a. KONARS, Robert; a.k.a. ‘‘BENZL’’), Boefinger Weg 20, Ulm 89075, Germany; Eberhardstrasse 70, Ulm 89073, Germany; DOB 1 Sep 1979; alt. DOB 10 Apr 1979; POB Munich, Germany; alt. POB Liege, Belgium; citizen Germany; Passport 7020069907 (Germany); Personal ID Card 7020783883; currently incarcerated at Stuttgart-Stammheim, Germany (individual) [SDGT]. 2. SCHNEIDER, Daniel Martin (a.k.a. SCHNEIDER, Martin Daniel), Petrusstrasse 32, Herrensohr Dudweiler, Saarbruecken 66125, Germany; zum Gruehlingsstollen 1A, Friedrichstahl 66299, Germany; Rosenstrasse 2, Friedrichstahl 66299, Germany; DOB 9 Sep 1985; POB Neunkirchen, Germany; citizen Germany; Federal ID Card 2318229333; Passport 2318047793 (Germany); currently incarcerated at Schwalmstadt, Germany (individual) [SDGT]. 3. YILMAZ, Adem, Sudliche Ringstrasse 133, Langen 63225, Germany; DOB 4 Nov 1978; alt. DOB 11 Apr 1978; POB Bayburt, Turkey; citizen Turkey; Passport TR-P 614166 (Turkey); alt. Passport 0018850 (Turkey); currently incarcerated at Weiterstadt, Germany (individual) [SDGT]. PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: December 4, 2008. Adam J. Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. E8–29596 Filed 12–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4811–45–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0386] Proposed Information Collection (Interest Rate Reduction Refinancing Loan Worksheet) Activity: Comment Request AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. 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 whether lenders computed the loan amount on interest rate reduction refinancing loans properly. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before February 13, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://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. 2900–0386’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https:// 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. 3501–21), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 241 / Monday, December 15, 2008 / Notices 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: Interest Rate Reduction Refinancing Loan Worksheet, VA Form 26–8923. OMB Control Number: 2900–0386. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Lenders are required to submit VA Form 26–8923, to request a guaranty on all interest rate reduction refinancing loan and provide a receipt as proof that the funding fee was paid or evidence that a claimant was exempt from such fee. VA uses the data collected to ensure lenders computed the funding fee and the maximum permissible loan amount for interest rate reduction refinancing loans correctly. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Estimated Annual Burden: 5,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,000. Dated: December 4, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–29577 Filed 12–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES [OMB Control No. 2900–0132] Agency Information Collection (Application in Acquiring Specially Adapted Housing or Special Home Adaptation Grant) Activities Under OMB Review AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:00 Dec 12, 2008 Jkt 217001 ACTION: Notice. 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. DATE: Comments must be submitted on or before January 14, 2009. 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– 0132’’ 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. 2900–0132.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application in Acquiring Specially Adapted Housing or Special Home Adaptation Grant, VA Form 26– 4555. OMB Control Number: 2900–0132. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veterans with serviceconnected disability complete VA Form 26–4555 to apply for assistance in acquiring specially adapted housing or the special home adaptation grant. VA uses the data collected to determine the veteran’s eligibility. 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 October 3, 2008, at page 57731. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 500 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. Dated: December 4, 2008. PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76099 By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–29575 Filed 12–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0679] Proposed Information Collection (Certification of Change or Correction of Name); Comment Request AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. 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 this notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to change or correct an insured claimant’s name. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before February 13, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 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 nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0679 in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through 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. E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0386]


Proposed Information Collection (Interest Rate Reduction 
Refinancing Loan Worksheet) Activity: 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 whether lenders computed the loan 
amount on interest rate reduction refinancing loans properly.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before February 13, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through https://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. 2900-0386'' 
in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be 
viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 
https://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. 3501-21), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office 
of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they 
conduct or sponsor.

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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: Interest Rate Reduction Refinancing Loan Worksheet, VA Form 
26-8923.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0386.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Lenders are required to submit VA Form 26-8923, to 
request a guaranty on all interest rate reduction refinancing loan and 
provide a receipt as proof that the funding fee was paid or evidence 
that a claimant was exempt from such fee. VA uses the data collected to 
ensure lenders computed the funding fee and the maximum permissible 
loan amount for interest rate reduction refinancing loans correctly.
    Affected Public: Business or other for profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 5,000 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 30,000.

    Dated: December 4, 2008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
 [FR Doc. E8-29577 Filed 12-12-08; 8:45 am]
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