Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Verification of VA Benefits, 9214-9215 [2019-04602]

Download as PDF 9214 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 13, 2019 / Notices with special emphasis on methods to recruit, retain, place, motivate, and recognize volunteers; and to provide Committee recommendations. The May 1st session will include a National Executive Committee Meeting, Health and Information Fair, and VAVS Representative and Deputy Representative training session. The May 2nd business session will include welcoming remarks from local officials, and remarks by VA officials on new and ongoing VA initiatives and priorities. Educational workshops will be held in the afternoon and will focus on general post funds and gifts, telehealth, award writing, and leadership training. On May 3rd, the educational workshops will be repeated in the morning. The afternoon business session will include subcommittee reports, the Voluntary Service Report, NAC Chair Report, and remarks by VA officials on new and ongoing VA initiatives and priorities. The recipients of the American Spirit Recruitment Awards, VAVS Award for Excellence, and the NAC male and female Volunteer of the Year awards will be recognized. No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. However, the public may submit written statements for the Committee’s review to Ms. Sabrina C. Clark, Designated Federal Officer, Voluntary Service Office (10B2A), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, or by email at Sabrina.Clark@va.gov. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should contact Ms. Clark at (202) 461– 7300. Dated: March 8, 2019. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–04596 Filed 3–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES Advisory Committee on Women Veterans; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the Advisory Committee on Women Veterans (Committee) will conduct a site visit on April 1–5, 2019, in North Carolina/VISN 6: VA Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network. Sessions are open to the public, except when the Committee is conducting tours of VA facilities, and participating in off-site events. Tours of VA facilities are closed VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:45 Mar 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 to protect Veterans’ privacy and personal information, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. Sec. 552b(c)(6). The site visit will also include a town hall meeting for women Veterans and those who provide services to women Veterans. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs regarding the needs of women Veterans with respect to health care, rehabilitation, compensation, outreach, and other programs and activities administered by VA designed to meet such needs. The Committee makes recommendations to the Secretary regarding such programs and activities. On Monday, April 1, the Committee will convene an open session at the Durham VA Health Care System (508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705), from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The agenda will include overview briefings from the VISN 6 leadership, Durham VA Health Care System leadership on the facilities, programs, demographics, women Veterans programs, and other services available for Veterans. In the afternoon, the Committee will reconvene a closed meeting from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., as it tours the Durham VA Health Care System. Tours of VA facilities are closed to protect Veterans’ privacy and personal information, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. Sec. 552b(c)(6). In the morning of Tuesday, April 2, the Committee will convene an open session at the Fayetteville VA Health Care Center (7300 South Raeford Road, Fayetteville, NC 28304), from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The agenda will include overview briefings from Fayetteville VA Medical Center/Fayetteville VA Health Care Center leadership on the facilities, programs, demographics, women Veterans programs, and other services available. In the afternoon, the Committee will reconvene a closed session from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., as it tours the Fayetteville VA Health Care Center. Tours of VA facilities are closed to protect Veterans’ privacy and personal information, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. Sec. 552b(c)(6). From 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., the Committee will observe a women Veterans town hall meeting at the Fayetteville VA Health Care Center; this session is open to the public. In the morning of Wednesday, April 3, the Committee will convene a closed session, from 9:00 a.m. to Noon, as it tours the women’s clinic at the W. G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center (1601 Brenner Avenue, Salisbury, NC 28144). In the afternoon of Wednesday, April 3, the Committee will convene a closed session, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., as it tours and the Salisbury National Cemetery (501 Statesville Boulevard, Salisbury, PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NC 28144). Tours of VA facilities are closed to protect Veterans’ privacy and personal information, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. Sec. 552b(c)(6). In the morning of Thursday, April 4, the Committee will convene an open meeting at the Kernersville Health Care Center (1695 Kernersville Medical Parkway, Kernersville, NC 27284), from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The agenda will include overview briefings on programs and other services available for Veterans at the Kernersville Health Care Center, as well as overview briefings from the Winston-Salem Regional Office. In the afternoon, the Committee will reconvene a closed meeting from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., as it tours the Kernersville Health Care Center. Tours of VA facilities are closed to protect Veterans’ privacy and personal information, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. Sec. 552b(c)(6). In the morning of Friday, April 5, the Committee will convene an open session at the Durham VA Health Care System (508 Fulton Street, Durham, NC 27705), from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., as it conducts an out-briefing with leadership from the Salisbury National Cemetery/Salisbury VA Medical Center/ Fayetteville VA Medical Center/Durham VA Health Care System/Kernersville Health Care Center/Winston-Salem Regional Office. With the exception of the town hall meeting, there will be no time for public comment during the meeting. Members of the public may submit written statements for the Committee’s review to 00W@mail.va.gov, or by fax at (202) 273–7092. Any member of the public and media planning to attend or seeking additional information should notify Shannon L. Middleton at (202) 461– 6193, or 00W@mail.va.gov. Dated: March 8, 2019. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–04597 Filed 3–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0406] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Verification of VA Benefits Loan Guaranty Service, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 13, 2019 / Notices amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES 1995, this notice announces that the Loan Guaranty Service, 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 May 13, 2019. 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. 2900–0406’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 811 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 421– 1354 or email Danny.Green2@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0406’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:45 Mar 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 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: 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. Title: Verification of VA Benefits, 26– 8937. OMB Control Number: 2900–0406. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 26–8937 is designed to assist lenders and VA in the completion of debt checks in a uniform manner. The form restricts information requested to only that needed for the debt check and also eliminates PO 00000 Frm 00142 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 9215 unlimited versions of lender-designed forms. Lenders ensure the completion of the upper portion of VA Form 26–8937, including the veteran’s authorization for release of the information, and forward it to the appropriate VA Officer. VA personnel perform the debt check, complete the balance of the form, and return it to the lender, who considers any repayment terms in evaluating the veteran’s creditworthiness. Following the closing of any loan, the lender submits the form with the loan report and related documents for past closing review. The form is reviewed by a loan examiner to ensure that debt check requirements have been observed in each case. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 10,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 120,000. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, VA Interim Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance, Privacy and Risk (OQPR), Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–04602 Filed 3–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0406]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: 
Verification of VA Benefits

AGENCY: Loan Guaranty Service, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of

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1995, this notice announces that the Loan Guaranty Service, 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 May 13, 2019.

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. 2900-0406'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green, Enterprise Records 
Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 811 Vermont Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 421-1354 or email Danny.Green2@va.gov. 
Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0406'' in any correspondence.

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: 44 U.S.C. 3501-21.
    Title: Verification of VA Benefits, 26-8937.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0406.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 26-8937 is designed to assist lenders and VA in 
the completion of debt checks in a uniform manner. The form restricts 
information requested to only that needed for the debt check and also 
eliminates unlimited versions of lender-designed forms.
    Lenders ensure the completion of the upper portion of VA Form 26-
8937, including the veteran's authorization for release of the 
information, and forward it to the appropriate VA Officer. VA personnel 
perform the debt check, complete the balance of the form, and return it 
to the lender, who considers any repayment terms in evaluating the 
veteran's creditworthiness. Following the closing of any loan, the 
lender submits the form with the loan report and related documents for 
past closing review. The form is reviewed by a loan examiner to ensure 
that debt check requirements have been observed in each case.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 10,000 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One-time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 120,000.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Danny S. Green,
VA Interim Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance, Privacy 
and Risk (OQPR), Department of Veterans Affairs.
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