Agency Information Collection Activity: Create Payment Request for the VA Funding Fee Payment System (VA Form 26-8986), 12919-12920 [2017-04347]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 7, 2017 / Notices soliciting comments on this collection of information was published at Vol. 81, No. 249, Wednesday, December 28, 2016, pages 95734 and 95735. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 10,000. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–04426 Filed 3–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0813] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Knee and Lower Leg Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire (VA Form 21–0960M–9) Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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 and it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 6, 2017. 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. 2900–0813’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461–5870 or email cynthia.harveypryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:01 Mar 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 Control No. 2900–0813’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: (Knee and Lower Leg Conditions Disability Benefits Questionnaire (VA Form 21–0960M–9). OMB Control Number: 2900–0813. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Forms 21–0960M–9 is used to gather necessary information from a claimant’s treating physician regarding the results of medical examinations. 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 Vol. 81, No. 249, Wednesday, December 28, 2016, pages 95734. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 25,000. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50,000. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–04427 Filed 3–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0474] Agency Information Collection Activity: Create Payment Request for the VA Funding Fee Payment System (VA Form 26–8986) 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) or 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension, of a previously approved collection for which approval has SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00138 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12919 expired, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to exempt a veteran from paying a funding fee. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before May 8, 2017. 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. 2900–0474’’ 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 (Public Law 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: Create Payment Request for the VA Funding Fee Payment System (VA Form 26–8986). OMB Control Number: 2900–0474. Type of Review: Revision of an approved collection. Abstract: A funding fee must be paid to VA before a loan can be guaranteed. The funding fee is payable on all VAguaranteed loans, i.e., Assumptions, Manufactured Housing, Refinances, and Real Estate purchase and construction loans. The funding fee is not required from veterans in receipt of compensation for service connected disability or veterans in receipt of E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1 12920 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 7, 2017 / Notices sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES compensation for service connected disability of veterans who, but for receipt of retirement pay, would be entitled to receive compensation for their service connected disability. Loans made to the unmarried surviving spouses of veterans (who have died in service or from service connected disability) are exempted from payment of the funding fee, regardless of whether the spouse has his/her own eligibility, provided that the spouse has used his/ her eligibility to obtain a VA-guaranteed VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:01 Mar 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 loan. For a loan to be eligible for guaranty, lender’s must provide a copy of the Funding Fee Receipt or evidence the veteran is exempt from the requirement of paying the funding fee. The receipt is computer generated and mailed to the lender ID number address that was entered into an Automated Clearing House (ACH) service. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Estimated Annual Burden: 13,334 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00139 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 2 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 400,000. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–04347 Filed 3–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 43 (Tuesday, March 7, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12919-12920]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-04347]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0474]


Agency Information Collection Activity: Create Payment Request 
for the VA Funding Fee Payment System (VA Form 26-8986)

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) or 1995, Federal agencies are 
required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each 
proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension, 
of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired, and 
allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice.
    This notice solicits comments on information needed to exempt a 
veteran from paying a funding fee.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before May 8, 2017.

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. 2900-0474'' 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 (Public Law 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: Create Payment Request for the VA Funding Fee Payment System 
(VA Form 26-8986).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0474.
    Type of Review: Revision of an approved collection.
    Abstract: A funding fee must be paid to VA before a loan can be 
guaranteed. The funding fee is payable on all VA-guaranteed loans, 
i.e., Assumptions, Manufactured Housing, Refinances, and Real Estate 
purchase and construction loans. The funding fee is not required from 
veterans in receipt of compensation for service connected disability or 
veterans in receipt of

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compensation for service connected disability of veterans who, but for 
receipt of retirement pay, would be entitled to receive compensation 
for their service connected disability. Loans made to the unmarried 
surviving spouses of veterans (who have died in service or from service 
connected disability) are exempted from payment of the funding fee, 
regardless of whether the spouse has his/her own eligibility, provided 
that the spouse has used his/her eligibility to obtain a VA-guaranteed 
loan. For a loan to be eligible for guaranty, lender's must provide a 
copy of the Funding Fee Receipt or evidence the veteran is exempt from 
the requirement of paying the funding fee. The receipt is computer 
generated and mailed to the lender ID number address that was entered 
into an Automated Clearing House (ACH) service.
    Affected Public: Business or other for profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 13,334 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 2 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 400,000.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
Department Clearance Officer, Office of Privacy and Records Management, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-04347 Filed 3-6-17; 8:45 am]
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