Agency Information Collection (Application for Authority to Close Loans on an Automatic Basis-Nonsupervised Lenders) Activity Under OMB Review, 5531-5532 [2014-01889]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 21 / Friday, January 31, 2014 / Notices c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.207–70, Report of Employment Under Commercial Activities 30- minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.237–7, Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance—1,500. b. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.228–71(formerly 852.237.71), Indemnification and Insurance—500. c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.207–70, Report of Employment Under Commercial Activities—10. Dated: January 27, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–01913 Filed 1–30–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0622] Proposed Information Collection (VAAR Clause 852.236.89, Buy American Act) Activity: Comment Request Office of Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Office of Management (OM), 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 extension without change of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to consider the use of domestic foreign construction material. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before April 1, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or to Waleska Pierantoni-Monge, Office of Acquisition and Logistics (003A2A), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 22:42 Jan 30, 2014 Jkt 232001 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420; or email: Waleska.pierantonimonge@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0622’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Waleska Pierantoni-Monge at (202) 632– 5400–6859, Fax 202–343–1434 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, OM invites comments on: (1) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of OM’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of OM’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: Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Clause 852.236–89, Buy American Act. OMB Control Number: 2900–0622. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Buy American Act requires that only domestic construction material shall be used to perform domestic Federal contracts for construction, with certain exceptions. Despite the allowable exceptions, it is VA policy not to accept foreign construction material. VAAR clause 852.236–89 advises bidders of theses provisions and requires bidders who choose to submit a bid that includes foreign construction material to identify and list the price of such material. VA uses the information to determine whether to accept or not accept a bid that includes foreign construction material. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit and Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 20 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 min. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 40. PO 00000 Frm 00164 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5531 Dated: January 27, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–01914 Filed 1–30–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0252] Agency Information Collection (Application for Authority to Close Loans on an Automatic Basis— Nonsupervised Lenders) Activity Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. 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. SUMMARY: Comments must be submitted on or before March 3, 2014 DATES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0252’’ in any correspondence. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7492 or email crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0252.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Authority to Close Loans on an Automatic Basis— Nonsupervised Lenders, VA Form 26– 8736. OMB Control Number: 2900–0252. E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1 5532 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 21 / Friday, January 31, 2014 / Notices Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 26–8736 is used by nonsupervised lenders requesting approval to close loans on an automatic basis. Automatic lending privileges eliminate the requirement for submission of loans to VA for prior approval. Lending institutions with automatic loan privileges may process and disburse such loans and subsequently report the loan to VA for issuance of guaranty. The form requests information considered crucial for VA to make acceptability determinations as to lenders who shall be approved for this privilege. 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 July 31, 2013 at page 46419. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 50 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 25 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 120. Dated: January 27, 2014. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–01889 Filed 1–30–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0253] Agency Information Collection (Nonsupervised Lender’s Nomination and Recommendation of Credit Underwriter) 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 (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. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 22:42 Jan 30, 2014 Jkt 232001 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, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0253’’ 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 or email crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0253.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Nonsupervised Lender’s Nomination and Recommendation of Credit Underwriter, VA Form 26–8736a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0253. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 26–8736a is completed by nonsupervised lender’s and the lender’s nominee for credit underwriting with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Lenders are authorized by VA to make automatic guaranteed loans if approved for such purposes. The lender is required to have a qualified underwriter to review loans to be closed on automatic basis and determine that the loan meets VA’s credit underwriting standards. VA uses the data collected on the form to evaluate the nominee’s credit underwriting experience. 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 July 31, 2013, at pages 46416–46417. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 20 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,500. Dated: January 27, 2014. PO 00000 Frm 00165 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 By direction of the Secretary: Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2014–01930 Filed 1–30–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Voluntary Service National Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting Late Notice: Due to exceptional circumstances, namely, because of the Federal Government shut down in October 2013, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was unable to publish in a timely manner the original notice for this meeting. In the interest of promoting openness and transparency— the goals of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA)—we are publishing a late notice in the Federal Register to inform the public that the meeting was held on the dates and times listed in the original notice below. The meeting records can be viewed by the public at http://www.volunteer.va.gov/ NAC.asp and the public may submit written comments as described below. VA gives notice under FACA, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Executive Committee of the VA Voluntary Service (VAVS) National Advisory Committee (NAC) will meet October 24–25, 2013, at the Embassy Suites Raleigh-Durham Research Triangle Park, 201 Harrison Oaks Boulevard, Cary, North Carolina. The sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. each day and end at 4:30 p.m. on October 24, and at 12 noon on October 25, 2013. The meeting is open to the public. Please note that less than 15 calendar days’ notice of this meeting is being provided due to exceptional circumstances, namely, that because of the Government shut down, the Federal Register was unable to timely publish the original notice for this meeting. See 41 CFR 102– 3.150(b). The Committee, comprised of fiftyfour National voluntary organizations, advises the Secretary, through the Under Secretary for Health, on the coordination and promotion of volunteer activities within VA health care facilities. The Executive Committee consists of twenty representatives from the NAC member organizations. On October 24, agenda topics will include NAC goals and objectives; review of the March 2013 NAC annual meeting minutes; VAVS update on the Voluntary Service program’s activities; Parke Board update; evaluations of the 2013 NAC annual meeting; review of membership criteria and process; and E:\FR\FM\31JAN1.SGM 31JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 21 (Friday, January 31, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5531-5532]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-01889]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0252]


Agency Information Collection (Application for Authority to Close 
Loans on an Automatic Basis--Nonsupervised Lenders) 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 (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 3, 2014

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 
17th St. NW., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to 
oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
0252'' 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 or email 
crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0252.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Application for Authority to Close Loans on an Automatic 
Basis--Nonsupervised Lenders, VA Form 26-8736.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0252.

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    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 26-8736 is used by nonsupervised lenders 
requesting approval to close loans on an automatic basis. Automatic 
lending privileges eliminate the requirement for submission of loans to 
VA for prior approval. Lending institutions with automatic loan 
privileges may process and disburse such loans and subsequently report 
the loan to VA for issuance of guaranty. The form requests information 
considered crucial for VA to make acceptability determinations as to 
lenders who shall be approved for this privilege.
    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 July 31, 2013 at page 46419.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 50 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 25 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 120.

    Dated: January 27, 2014.

By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2014-01889 Filed 1-30-14; 8:45 am]
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