Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application for Disability Compensation and Related Compensation Benefits, 25498-25499 [2017-11302]

Download as PDF 25498 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 104 / Thursday, June 1, 2017 / Notices documents in the FHWA project records. The FEA, FONSI, and other project records are available by contacting Caltrans at the addresses provided above. This notice applies to all Federal agency decisions as of the issuance date of this notice and all laws under which such actions were taken, including but not limited to: 1. Council on Environmental Quality Regulations 2. National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq. 3. Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1970, 23 U.S.C. 109 4. MAP–21, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (Pub. L. 112–141) 5. Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 (CAAA) 6. Clean Water Act of 1977 and 1987 7. Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972 (see Clean Water Act of 1977 & 1987) 8. Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (Paleontological Resources) 9. Noise Control Act of 1972 10. Safe Drinking Water Act of 1944, as amended 11. Endangered Species Act of 1973 12. Executive Order 11990, Protection of Wetlands 13. Executive Order 13112, Invasive Species 14. Executive Order 13186, Migratory Birds 15. Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act of 1934, as amended 16. Migratory Bird Treaty Act 17. Water Bank Act Wetlands Mitigation Banks, ISTEA 1991, Sections 1006–1007 18. Wildflowers, Surface Transportation and Uniform Relocation Act of 1987 Section 130 19. Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 20. Coastal Zone Management Act Reauthorization Amendments of 1990 21. Executive Order 11988, Floodplain Management 22. Department of Transportation (DOT) Executive Order 5650.2—Floodplain Management and Protection (April 23, 1979) 23. Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Act of 1899, Sections 9 and 10 24. Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended 25. Executive Order 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice and LowIncome Populations mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning and Construction. The regulations implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this program.) Authority: 23 U.S.C. 139(l)(1). Issued on: May 24, 2017. Shawn Oliver, Senior Transportation Engineer, Federal Highway Administration, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. 2017–11304 Filed 5–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:32 May 31, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Multiemployer Pension Plan Application To Reduce Benefits Department of the Treasury. Notice of availability; Request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Board of Trustees of the New York State Teamsters Conference Pension and Retirement Fund (NYS Teamsters Pension Fund), a multiemployer pension plan, has submitted an application to reduce benefits under the plan in accordance with the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014. The purpose of this notice is to announce that the application submitted by the Board of Trustees of the NYS Teamsters Pension Fund has been published on the Treasury Web site, and to request public comments on the application from interested parties, including participants and beneficiaries, employee organizations, and contributing employers of the NYS Teamsters Pension Fund. DATES: Comments must be received by July 17, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov, in accordance with the instructions on that site. Electronic submissions through www.regulations.gov are encouraged. Comments may also be mailed to the Department of the Treasury, MPRA Office, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 1224, Washington, DC 20220. Attn: Eric Berger. Comments sent via facsimile and email will not be accepted. Additional Instructions. All comments received, including attachments and other supporting materials, will be made available to the public. Do not include any personally identifiable information (such as Social Security number, name, address, or other contact information) or any other information in your comment or supporting materials that you do not want publicly disclosed. Treasury will make comments available for public inspection and copying on www.regulations.gov or upon request. Comments posted on the Internet can be retrieved by most Internet search engines. SUMMARY: For information regarding the application from the NYS Teamsters Pension Fund, please contact Treasury at (202) 622– 1534 (not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00275 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2014 (MPRA) amended the Internal Revenue Code to permit a multiemployer plan that is projected to have insufficient funds to reduce pension benefits payable to participants and beneficiaries if certain conditions are satisfied. In order to reduce benefits, the plan sponsor is required to submit an application to the Secretary of the Treasury, which Treasury, in consultation with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) and the Department of Labor, is required to approve or deny. On May 15, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the NYS Teamsters Pension Fund submitted an application for approval to reduce benefits under the plan. As required by MPRA, that application has been published on Treasury’s Web site at https:// auth.treasury.gov/services/Pages/PlanApplications.aspx. Treasury is publishing this notice in the Federal Register, in consultation with the PBGC and the Department of Labor, to solicit public comments on all aspects of the NYS Teamsters Pension Fund application. Comments are requested from interested parties, including participants and beneficiaries, employee organizations, and contributing employers of the NYS Teamsters Pension Fund. Consideration will be given to any comments that are timely received by Treasury. Dated: May 25, 2017. Thomas West, Tax Legislative Counsel, Office of Tax Policy. [FR Doc. 2017–11246 Filed 5–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0747] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application for Disability Compensation and Related Compensation Benefits 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01JNN1.SGM 01JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 104 / Thursday, June 1, 2017 / Notices information collection and its expected cost and burden and it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 3, 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. 2900–0747’’ 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 Control No. 2900–0747’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Authority: Public Law 110–389, Section 221(a). Title: Application for Disability Compensation and Related Compensation Benefits (VA Form 21– 526EZ). OMB Control Number: 2900–0747. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–526EZ is used to collect the information needed to process a fully developed claim for disability compensation and related compensation benefits. This form is required as part of the FDC Program Transformation Initiative. 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 51, on March 17, 2017, pages 14276 and 14277. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 14,505. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 25 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 34,813. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–11302 Filed 5–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:43 May 31, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0474] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Create Payment Request for the VA Funding 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 July 3, 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. 2900–0474’’ in any correspondence. SUMMARY: 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 Control No. 2900–0474’’ in any correspondence. Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. 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: Information is needed to exempt a veteran from paying a funding fee. 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 Frm 00276 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 compensation for service connected disability or veterans in receipt of 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, lenders 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. 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 43 on March 7, 2017, pages 12919– 12920. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Estimated Annual Burden: 13,333 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. 2017–11300 Filed 5–31–17; 8:45 am] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 25499 BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0212] Agency Information Collection Activity: Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance Statement Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01JNN1.SGM 01JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0747]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: 
Application for Disability Compensation and Related Compensation 
Benefits

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, 
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

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information collection and its expected cost and burden and it includes 
the actual data collection instrument.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 3, 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-
0747'' 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-
0747'' in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

    Authority:  Public Law 110-389, Section 221(a).

    Title: Application for Disability Compensation and Related 
Compensation Benefits (VA Form 21-526EZ).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0747.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 21-526EZ is used to collect the information 
needed to process a fully developed claim for disability compensation 
and related compensation benefits. This form is required as part of the 
FDC Program Transformation Initiative.
    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 51, on March 17, 2017, pages 14276 
and 14277.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 14,505.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 25 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 34,813.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
Department Clearance Officer, Office of Privacy and Records Management, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-11302 Filed 5-31-17; 8:45 am]
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