Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application for Reimbursement of National Exam Fee, 16665-16666 [2017-06689]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 64 / Wednesday, April 5, 2017 / Notices credit history in order to properly underwrite the veteran’s loan. VA loans may not be guaranteed unless the veteran is a satisfactory credit risk. The data collected on the following forms are used to ensure that applications for VA-guaranteed loans are underwritten in a reasonable and prudent manner. a. VA Form 26–1820 is completed by lenders closing VA-guaranteed and insured loans under the automatic or prior approval procedures. b. VA Form 26–8497 is used by lenders to verify a loan applicant’s income and employment information when making guaranteed and insured loans. VA does not require the exclusive use of this form for verification purposes, any alternative verification document would be acceptable provided that all information requested on VA Form 26–8497 is provided. c. Lenders making guaranteed and insured loans complete VA Form 26– 8497a to verify the applicant’s deposits in banks and other savings institutions. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: VA Form 26–1820—150,000 hours. VA From 26–8497—25,000 hours. VA Form 26–8497a—12,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: VA Form 26–1820—15 minutes. VA Form 26–8497—10 minutes. VA Form 26–8497a—5 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: VA Form 26–1820—600,000. VA Form 26–8497—150,000. VA Form 26–8497a—150,000. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Enterprise Records Service, Office of Quality and Compliance, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–06687 Filed 4–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0379] Agency Information Collection Activity: Time Record (Work-Study Program) Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:11 Apr 04, 2017 Jkt 241001 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. VA Form 22–8690 is used to verify the actual numbers of hours worked by a work-study claimant. Without this information, continued entitlement to the benefits for dependents could not be determined. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 5, 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. 2900–0379’’ 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, 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. Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. Title: Time Record (Work-Study Program) (VA Form 22–8690). OMB Control Number: 2900–0379. PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16665 Type of Review: Revision of an approved collection. Abstract: Training establishmentscomplete VA Form 22– 8690 to report the number of work-study hours a claimant has completed. When a claimant elects to receive an advance payment, VA will advance payment for 50 hours, but will withhold benefits (to recoup the advance payment) until the claimant completes 50 hours of service. If the claimant elects not to receive an advance payment, benefits are payable when the claimant completes 50 hours of service. VA uses the data collected to ensure that the amount of benefits payable to a claimant who is pursuing work-study is correct. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 6,275 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 75,306. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Enterprise Records Service, Office of Quality and Compliance, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–06688 Filed 4–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0706] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application for Reimbursement of National Exam Fee 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 (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. 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 5, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05APN1.SGM 05APN1 16666 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 64 / Wednesday, April 5, 2017 / Notices 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. 2900–0706’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 Control No. 2900–0706.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521. VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:11 Apr 04, 2017 Jkt 241001 Title: Application for Reimbursement of National Exam Fee, VA Form 22– 0810. OMB Control Number: 2900–0706. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Service members, veterans, and eligible dependents applying for reimbursement of national exam fees will use this form to provide information necessary to process their claim. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 of information was published at 82 FR 2017–01750 on January 26, 2017. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 53 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One and one half times. Estimated Number of Respondents: 210. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Enterprise Records Service, Office of Quality and Compliance, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–06689 Filed 4–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\05APN1.SGM 05APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 64 (Wednesday, April 5, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0706]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: 
Application for Reimbursement of National Exam Fee

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, 
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. 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 5, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs,

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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-
0706'' 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.harvey-pryor@va.gov.
    Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0706.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521.
    Title: Application for Reimbursement of National Exam Fee, VA Form 
22-0810.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0706.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Service members, veterans, and eligible dependents 
applying for reimbursement of national exam fees will use this form to 
provide information necessary to process their claim.
    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 82 FR 2017-01750 on January 26, 2017.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 53 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One and one half times.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 210.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
Department Clearance Officer, Enterprise Records Service, Office of 
Quality and Compliance, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-06689 Filed 4-4-17; 8:45 am]
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