Proposed Information Collection (VA Request for Determination of Reasonable Value) Activity: Comment Request, 59773-59774 [2013-23550]

Download as PDF pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 188 / Friday, September 27, 2013 / Notices collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine surviving spouse of a Veteran eligibility for a VA home loan. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 26, 2013. 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 email nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0055’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632–8924 or fax (202) 632–8925. 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 Determination of Loan Guaranty Eligibility—Unmarried Surviving Spouses, VA Form 26–1817. OMB Control Number: 2900–0055. Type of Review: Revision 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 serviceconnected death and to determine the VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:21 Sep 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 applicant’s eligibility for home loan benefits. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,250 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000. Dated: September 24, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–23551 Filed 9–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0045] Proposed Information Collection (VA Request for Determination of Reasonable Value) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 revision 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 the reasonable value of properties for guaranteed or direct home loans. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 26, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the 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 email nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0045’’ in any correspondence. During the comment SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59773 period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632–8924 or Fax (202) 632–8925. 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: VA Request for Determination of Reasonable Value, VA Form 26–1805 and 26–1805–1. OMB Control Number: 2900–0045. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Forms 26–1805 and 26– 1805–1 are used to identify properties to be appraised and to make assignments to an appraiser. VA home loans cannot be guaranteed or made unless the nature and conditions of the property is suitable for dwelling purposes is determined; the loan amount to be paid by the Veteran for such property for the cost of construction, repairs, or alterations does not exceed the reasonable value; or if the loan is for repair, alteration, or improvements of property, the work substantially protects or improves the basic livability of the property. VA or the lender’s participating in the lender appraisal processing program issues a notice of values to notify the Veteran and requester of the determination of reasonable value and any conditional requirements. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 51,400 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 12 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 25,000. E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1 59774 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 188 / Friday, September 27, 2013 / Notices Dated: September 24, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–23550 Filed 9–26–13; 8:45 am] pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:21 Sep 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 188 (Friday, September 27, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59773-59774]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-23550]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0045]


Proposed Information Collection (VA Request for Determination of 
Reasonable Value) 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 revision 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 the reasonable value of properties for 
guaranteed or direct home loans.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before November 26, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through the 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 email nancy.kessinger@va.gov. 
Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0045'' in any correspondence. 
During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632-8924 
or Fax (202) 632-8925.

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: VA Request for Determination of Reasonable Value, VA Form 
26-1805 and 26-1805-1.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0045.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Forms 26-1805 and 26-1805-1 are used to identify 
properties to be appraised and to make assignments to an appraiser. VA 
home loans cannot be guaranteed or made unless the nature and 
conditions of the property is suitable for dwelling purposes is 
determined; the loan amount to be paid by the Veteran for such property 
for the cost of construction, repairs, or alterations does not exceed 
the reasonable value; or if the loan is for repair, alteration, or 
improvements of property, the work substantially protects or improves 
the basic livability of the property. VA or the lender's participating 
in the lender appraisal processing program issues a notice of values to 
notify the Veteran and requester of the determination of reasonable 
value and any conditional requirements.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 51,400 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 12 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 25,000.


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    Dated: September 24, 2013.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
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