Agency Information Collection (Verification of VA Benefits) Activity Under OMB Review, 6849-6850 [2013-02023]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 21 / Thursday, January 31, 2013 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7492, fax (202) 632–7583 or email crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0774.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Compensation and Pension Examination Program (CPEP) Veterans Satisfaction Survey, VA Form 10–0480. Type of Review: Extension on a currently approved collection. Abstract: The survey will be used to gather feedback from Veterans regarding their experience at individual CPEP examination sites. VA will use the data collected to determine where and to what extent services are satisfactory or where improvement is needed. 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 19, 2012, at pages 69549– 69550. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 153. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5.7 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,614. Dated: January 25, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. William F. Russo, Deputy Director, Office of Regulations Policy and Management, Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–02029 Filed 1–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0737] Agency Information Collection (eBenefits Portal) Activity under OMB Review Office of Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–21), this notice announces that the Office of Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:38 Jan 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 4, 2013. 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– 0737’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7492, FAX (202) 632–7583 or email crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0737.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: eBenefits Portal. OMB Control Number: 2900–0737. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The eBenefits portal, a joint project between the VA and DoD, is intended to serve as a single point of entry for benefits information. Users include members of the armed forces, veterans, wounded warriors, family members, delegates, and caregivers. Users wishing to access the full functionality of the eBenefits portal will register for a single sign-on credential that will ultimately be shared by other VA and DoD portals. The eBenefits portal allows authenticated users to create profiles for themselves so they can see a customized view of their homepage, receive personalized alerts, view a calendar of appointments, view content related to their benefits, and opt into other individualized features. Profiles will initially be populated with data from the existing Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting database, but will also offer users the option to indicate preferences and individual details that will enable the portal to deliver personalized information. 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 13, 2012, at page 67738. PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6849 Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 55,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,650,000. Dated: January 25, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. William F. Russo, Deputy Director, Office of Regulations Policy and Management, Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–02025 Filed 1–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0406] Agency Information Collection (Verification of VA Benefits) Activity Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration, 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 4, 2013. 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– 0406’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7492, FAX (202) 632–7583 or email crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0406.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Verification of VA Benefits, VA Form 26–8937. OMB Control Number: 2900–0406. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1 6850 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 21 / Thursday, January 31, 2013 / Notices Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Lenders authorized to make VA-guaranteed home or manufactured loans on an automatic basis are required to determine through VA whether any benefits related debts exist in the veteran-borrower’s name prior to the closing of any automatic loan. Lenders cannot close any proposed automatic loan until evidence is received from VA stating that there is no debt, or if a debt exists, or the veteran has agreed on an acceptable repayment plan, or payments under a plan already in effect are current. VA Form 26–8937 is used to assist lenders and VA in the completion of debt checks in a uniform manner. The form restricts information requested to only that which is needed for the debt check and to eliminate unlimited versions of lender-designed forms. The form also informs the lender whether or not the veteran is exempt from paying the funding fee, which must be collected on all VA home loans unless the veteran is receiving serviceconnected disability compensation. 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 19, 2012, at page 64383. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 10,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 120,000. Dated: January 25, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. William F. Russo, Deputy Director, Office of Regulations Policy and Management, Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–02023 Filed 1–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with [OMB Control No. 2900–0176] Agency Information Collection (Monthly Record of Training and Wages) Activities Under OMB Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:38 Jan 30, 2013 Jkt 229001 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, has submitted 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 4, 2013. 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– 0176’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7492, FAX (202) 632–7583 or email crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0176.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Monthly Record of Training and Wages, VA Form 28–1905c. OMB Control Number: 2900–0176. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: On-the-job training establishments and trainers in certain special programs use VA Form 28– 1905c to maintain accurate records on a trainee’s progress toward rehabilitation goals as well as recording the trainee’s on-the-job training monthly wages. Trainers report these wages on the form at the beginning of the program and at any time the trainee’s wage rate changes. Following a trainee’s completion of a vocational rehabilitation program, the form is submitted to the trainee’s case manager to monitor the trainee’s training and to ensure that the trainee is progressing and learning the skills necessary to carry out the duties of his or her occupational goal. 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 13, 2012, at page 67737. Affected Public: Individuals or households. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Annual Burden: 3,600 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,000. Dated: January 25, 2012. By direction of the Secretary. William F. Russo, Deputy Director, Office of Regulations Policy and Management, Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–02026 Filed 1–30–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0745] Agency Information Collection (Request for Certificate of Veteran Status) Activities Under OMB Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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, has submitted 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 4, 2013. 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 (26–8261a)’’ in any correspondence. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7492, FAX (202) 632–7583 or email crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0745.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Request for Certificate of Veteran Status, VA Form 26–8261a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0745. E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 21 (Thursday, January 31, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6849-6850]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-02023]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0406]


Agency Information Collection (Verification of VA Benefits) 
Activity 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, 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 4, 2013.

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. 2900-0406'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Records Management 
Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632-7492, FAX (202) 632-7583 or email 
crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0406.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Verification of VA Benefits, VA Form 26-8937.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0406.

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    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Lenders authorized to make VA-guaranteed home or 
manufactured loans on an automatic basis are required to determine 
through VA whether any benefits related debts exist in the veteran-
borrower's name prior to the closing of any automatic loan. Lenders 
cannot close any proposed automatic loan until evidence is received 
from VA stating that there is no debt, or if a debt exists, or the 
veteran has agreed on an acceptable repayment plan, or payments under a 
plan already in effect are current. VA Form 26-8937 is used to assist 
lenders and VA in the completion of debt checks in a uniform manner. 
The form restricts information requested to only that which is needed 
for the debt check and to eliminate unlimited versions of lender-
designed forms. The form also informs the lender whether or not the 
veteran is exempt from paying the funding fee, which must be collected 
on all VA home loans unless the veteran is receiving service-connected 
disability compensation.
    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 19, 2012, at page 64383.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 10,000 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One-time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 120,000.

    Dated: January 25, 2013.

    By direction of the Secretary.
William F. Russo,
Deputy Director, Office of Regulations Policy and Management, Office of 
General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-02023 Filed 1-30-13; 8:45 am]
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