Proposed Information Collection (Request for Determination of Loan Guaranty Eligibility-Unmarried Surviving Spouses); Activity: Comment Request, 19292-19293 [2016-07444]

Download as PDF 19292 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 64 / Monday, April 4, 2016 / Notices 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. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 3, 2016. 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 Administrations (20M33), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0144’’ 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. 3501–21), 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: Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)/Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Addendum to Uniform Residential Loan Application. OMB Control Number: 2900–0144. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Apr 01, 2016 Jkt 238001 Abstract: VA Form 26–1802a, Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)/Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Addendum to Uniform Residential Loan Application, serve as the lender’s and veteran’s application for home loans authorized by 38 U.S.C. This form is completed in conjunction with the standard Uniform Residential Loan Application (URLA) as it captures information unique to VAguaranteed home loans. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 35,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 6 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 350,000. By direction of the Secretary. Kathleen M. Manwell, Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–07445 Filed 4–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0055] Proposed Information Collection (Request for Determination of Loan Guaranty Eligibility—Unmarried Surviving Spouses); Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice; correction. AGENCY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a collection of information notice in the Federal Register on March 21, 2016, which contained errors. The notice incorrectly stated the number of respondents as 25 instead of 5,000 and the number of burden hours as 4 instead of 833. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, at 202– 632–7492. SUMMARY: Correction In FR Doc. 2016–06271, published on March 21, 2016 at 81 FR 15152, make the following correction. On page 15152 in the third column, the notice should read as follows: Estimated Annual Burden: 833. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000. PO 00000 Frm 00181 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 3, 2016. 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 (20M33), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email to 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 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. OMB Control Number: 2900–0055. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04APN1.SGM 04APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 64 / Monday, April 4, 2016 / Notices Abstract: Section 3702(c) of Title 38, U.S.C. states that any veteran may apply to the Secretary for a certificate of eligibility. A completed VA Form 26– 1817 constitutes a formal request by the unmarried surviving spouse of a veteran for a certificate of eligibility. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 833 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000. By direction of the Secretary. Kathleen M. Manwell, Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–07444 Filed 4–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0154] Agency Information Collection (Application for VA Education Benefits, Application for Family Member to Use Transferred Benefits, Application for VA Education Benefits Under the National Call to Service (NCS) Program and Application for Veterans Retraining Assistance Program) 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Apr 01, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 May 4, 2016. 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. 2900–0154’’ 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– 0154.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for VA Education Benefits, Application for Family Member to Use Transferred Benefits, Application for VA Education Benefits Under the NCS Program and Application for Veterans Retraining Assistance Program. OMB Control Number: 2900–0154. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract A. VA Form 22–1990 is completed by claimants who are submitting an initial (or original) claim for VA education benefits. B. VA Form 22–1990E is completed by a claimant who wishes to transfer his or her Montgomery GI Bill entitlement to their dependent(s). C. VA Form 22–1990N is used by a claimant who signed an enlistment PO 00000 Frm 00182 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 19293 contract with the Department of Defense for the NCS program and elected one of two education incentives. D. VA Form 22–1990R is used by a claimant to request assistance in retraining to enter the workforce. 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 at 80 FR 31694 on December 17, 2015, pages 78820–78821. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 214,881 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 859,522 respondents. • VA Form 22–1990 consists of 859,128 responses received via (Paper & VONAPP) for 2013, 2014 and 2015 rendering a total of 214,783 burden hours. • VA Form 22–1990N consists of 37 responses received via (VONAPP) for 2013, 2014 and 2015 rendering a total of 9 burden hours. • VA Form 1990E consists of 357 responses received via (VONAPP) for 2013, 2014 and 2015 rendering a total of 89 burden hours. • VA Form 22–1990R consists of 0 responses received via (VONAPP for 2013, 2014 and 2015 rendering 0 burden hours. By direction of the Secretary. Kathleen M. Manwell, Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–07446 Filed 4–1–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\04APN1.SGM 04APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 64 (Monday, April 4, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19292-19293]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-07444]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0055]


Proposed Information Collection (Request for Determination of 
Loan Guaranty Eligibility--Unmarried Surviving Spouses); Activity: 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice; correction.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a collection 
of information notice in the Federal Register on March 21, 2016, which 
contained errors. The notice incorrectly stated the number of 
respondents as 25 instead of 5,000 and the number of burden hours as 4 
instead of 833.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records 
Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20420, at 202-632-7492.

Correction

    In FR Doc. 2016-06271, published on March 21, 2016 at 81 FR 15152, 
make the following correction. On page 15152 in the third column, the 
notice should read as follows:
    Estimated Annual Burden: 833.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000.
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.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before June 3, 2016.

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 (20M33), 
Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20420 or email to 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 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.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0055.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

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    Abstract: Section 3702(c) of Title 38, U.S.C. states that any 
veteran may apply to the Secretary for a certificate of eligibility. A 
completed VA Form 26-1817 constitutes a formal request by the unmarried 
surviving spouse of a veteran for a certificate of eligibility.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 833 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One-time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Kathleen M. Manwell,
 Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records 
Management, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2016-07444 Filed 4-1-16; 8:45 am]
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