Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application for Authority To Close Loans on an Automatic Basis Nonsupervised Lenders, 30944-30945 [2017-13974]

Download as PDF 30944 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 126 / Monday, July 3, 2017 / Notices impact of China’s economic slowdown on the global economic system, and the implications for the U.S. economy and the U.S.-China economic relationship. The roundtable will be co-chaired by Vice Chairman Dennis Shea and Commissioner Michael Wessel. Any interested party may file a written statement by July 12, 2017, by mailing to the contact information above. A portion of the roundtable will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the panelists. Authority: Congress created the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense Authorization Act (Public Law 106–398), as amended by Division P of the Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Public Law 108–7), as amended by Public Law 109–108 (November 22, 2005), as amended by Public Law 113–291 (December 19, 2014). Dated: June 28, 2017. Michael Danis, Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. [FR Doc. 2017–13993 Filed 6–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–P U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION Notice of Open Public Meeting U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. ACTION: Notice of open public meeting. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission to review and edit drafts of the 2017 Annual Report to Congress. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on the ‘‘the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.’’ Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public meeting to review and edit drafts of the 2017 Annual Report to Congress. DATES: The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 13, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday, July 14, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: 444 North Capitol Street NW., Room 231, Washington, DC 20001. Public seating is limited and will be available on a ‘‘first-come, first-served’’ basis. Reservations are not required to attend the meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public seeking further information concerning the meeting should contact Alexis Brigmon, 444 North Capitol Street NW., Suite 602, sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:53 Jun 30, 2017 Jkt 241001 Washington, DC 20001; telephone: 202– 624–1454, or via email at abrigmon@ uscc.gov. Reservations are not required to attend the meeting. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application for Authority To Close Loans on an Automatic Basis Nonsupervised Lenders Purpose of Meeting: Pursuant to the Commission’s mandate, members of the Commission will meet to review and edit drafts of the 2017 Annual Report to Congress. The Commission is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) with the enactment of the Science, State, Justice, Commerce and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 that was signed into law on November 22, 2005 (Pub. L. 109–108). In accordance with FACA, the Commission’s meeting to make decisions concerning the substance and recommendations of its 2017 Annual Report to Congress are open to the public. Topics to Be Discussed: The Commission will consider draft report sections addressing the following topics: • U.S.-China Economic and Trade Relations, including: Chinese Investment in the United States. • U.S.-China Security Relations, including: Hotspots along China’s Maritime Periphery. • China and the World, including: Hong Kong. • China’s High Tech Development, including: China’s Pursuit of Global Dominance in Computing, Robotics, and Biotechnology; and China’s Pursuit of Advanced Weapons. Required Accessibility Statement: The meeting will be open to the public. The Commission may recess the meeting to address administrative issues in closed session. The Commission will also recess the meeting around noon for a lunch break. At the beginning of the lunch break, the Chairman will announce what time the meeting will reconvene. Authority: Congress created the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense Authorization Act (Public Law 106–398), as amended by Division P of the Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Public Law 108–7), as amended by Public Law 109–108 (November 22, 2005), as amended by Public Law 113–291 (December 19, 2014). Dated: June 28, 2017. Michael Danis, Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. [FR Doc. 2017–13995 Filed 6–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–P PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [OMB Control No. 2900–0252] 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 (VA), 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 August 2, 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. 2900–0252 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. 2900–0252.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. Title: Application for Authority to Close Loans on an Automatic Basis Nonsupervised Lenders (VA Form 26– 8736). OMB Control Number: 2900–0252. Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 26–8736 is used by non-supervised lenders requesting approval to close loans on an automatic basis. The form contains information and data considered crucial for making acceptability determinations as to lenders who shall be approved for this privilege. Upon receipt of the form, the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03JYN1.SGM 03JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 126 / Monday, July 3, 2017 / Notices VA Regional Loan Centers will process and evaluate the information. They will then advise the lender-applicant of their decision. Without this information, VA would not be able to determine if lender-applicants meet the qualifications for processing loans on an automatic basis. 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. 82, No. 79, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, page 19314. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 50 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 25 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 120. 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. 2017–13974 Filed 6–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Health Services Research and Development Service, Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meetings The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Health Services Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board will conduct in-person and teleconference meetings of its eight Health Services Research (HSR) subcommittees on the dates below from 8:00 a.m. to approximately 4:30 p.m. (unless otherwise listed) at the VHA National Conference Center, 2011 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202 (unless otherwise listed): • HSR 1—Health Care and Clinical Management on August 22–23, 2017; • HSR 2—Behavioral, Social, and Cultural Determinants of Health and Care on August 22, 2017; • HSR 3—Healthcare Informatics on August 24–25, 2017; VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:53 Jun 30, 2017 Jkt 241001 • HSR 4—Mental and Behavioral Health on August 24–25, 2017; • HSR 5—Health Care System Organization and Delivery on August 23–24, 2017; • HSR 6—Post-acute and Long-term Care on August 23, 2017; • CDA—Career Development Award Meeting on August 24–25, 2017; and • NRI—Nursing Research Initiative from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on August 25, 2017. The purpose of the Board is to review health services research and development applications involving: The measurement and evaluation of health care services; the testing of new methods of health care delivery and management; and nursing research. Applications are reviewed for scientific and technical merit, mission relevance, and the protection of human and animal subjects. Recommendations regarding funding are submitted to the Chief Research and Development Officer. Each subcommittee meeting of the Board will be open to the public the first day for approximately one half-hour from 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at the start of the meeting on August 22 (HSR 1, 2), August 23 (HSR 1, 6, 8), August 23–24 (HSR 5), August 24–25 (CDA, HSR 3, 4), and August 25 (NRI) to cover administrative matters and to discuss the general status of the program. Members of the public who wish to attend the open portion of the subcommittee meetings may dial 1– 800–767–1750, participant code 10443#. The remaining portion of each subcommittee meeting will be closed for the discussion, examination, reference to, and oral review of the intramural research proposals and critiques. During the closed portion of each subcommittee meeting, discussion and recommendations will include qualifications of the personnel conducting the studies (the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy), as well as research information (the premature disclosure of which would likely compromise significantly the implementation of proposed agency action regarding such research projects). As provided by subsection 10(d) of Public Law 92–463, as amended by Public Law 94–409, closing the meeting is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (9)(B). No oral or written comments will be accepted from the public for either portion of the meetings. Those who plan PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30945 to participate during the open portion of a subcommittee meeting should contact Ms. Liza Catucci, Administrative Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development Service (10P9H), 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, or by email at Liza.Catucci@ va.gov. For further information, please call Ms. Catucci at (202) 443–5797. Dated: June 28, 2017. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–13920 Filed 6–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that a meeting of the Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee will be held on September 18–19, 2017, in Room 630 at VA, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC. On September 18, 2017, the session will begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. On September 19, 2017, the session will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. This meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of VA and the Under Secretary for Health on all matters pertaining to geriatrics and gerontology. The Committee assesses the capability of VA health care facilities and programs to meet the medical, psychological, and social needs of older Veterans and evaluates VA programs designated as Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers. The meeting will feature presentations and discussions on VA’s geriatrics and extended care programs, aging research activities, updates on VA’s employee staff working in the area of geriatrics (to include training, recruitment and retention approaches), VHA strategic planning activities in geriatrics and extended care, recent VHA efforts regarding dementia and program advances in palliative care, and performance and oversight of VA Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers. E:\FR\FM\03JYN1.SGM 03JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 126 (Monday, July 3, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-13974]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0252]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: 
Application for Authority To Close Loans on an Automatic Basis 
Nonsupervised Lenders

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 (VA), 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 August 2, 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-
0252 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-
0252.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Authority: Public Law 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3501-21.
    Title: Application for Authority to Close Loans on an Automatic 
Basis Nonsupervised Lenders (VA Form 26-8736).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0252.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved 
collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 26-8736 is used by non-supervised lenders 
requesting approval to close loans on an automatic basis. The form 
contains information and data considered crucial for making 
acceptability determinations as to lenders who shall be approved for 
this privilege. Upon receipt of the form, the

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VA Regional Loan Centers will process and evaluate the information. 
They will then advise the lender-applicant of their decision. Without 
this information, VA would not be able to determine if lender-
applicants meet the qualifications for processing loans on an automatic 
basis.
    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. 82, No. 79, Wednesday, April 26, 
2017, page 19314.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 50 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 25 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 120.

    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. 2017-13974 Filed 6-30-17; 8:45 am]
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