Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Request for a Certificate of Eligibility for VA Home Loan Benefit, 11167-11168 [2019-05663]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 57 / Monday, March 25, 2019 / Notices respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1503, 1521, 1522, 1541, 1542, 1543. Title: Pension Claim Questionnaire for Farm Income, VA Form 21P–4165. OMB Control Number: 2900–0095. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: 38 U.S.C. 1521 establishes a pension benefit for Veterans of a period of war who are permanently and totally disabled. 38 U.S.C. 1541 and 38 U.S.C. 1542 establish a survivor’s pension benefit for the surviving dependents of Veterans of a period of war. Entitlement to pension benefits for Veterans and their surviving dependents is based on the family’s countable annual income as required by 38 U.S.C. 1503 and net worth as required by 38 U.S.C. 1522. The information collected will be used by VBA to evaluate a claimant’s income and net worth related to the operation of a farm for the purpose of establishing entitlement to pension benefits and to evaluate a beneficiary’s ongoing entitlement to pension benefits. Affected Public: example: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,038 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,075. By direction of the Secretary: Danny S. Green, Interim VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Privacy and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–05659 Filed 3–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0036] Agency Information Collection Activity: Statement of Disappearance Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Mar 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 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 extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before May 24, 2019. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.regulations.gov or to Nancy Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M3), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0036’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green at (202) 421–1354. 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: 38 U.S.C. 108. Title: Statement of Disappearance, VA Form 21P–1775. OMB Control Number: 2900–0036. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), through its Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), administers an integrated program of benefits and services, established by law, for veterans, service personnel and their survivors. 38 U.S.C. 108 requires a formal ‘‘presumption of death’’ when a PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11167 veteran has been missing for seven years. Entitlement to death benefits cannot be determined in these cases until VA has made a decision of presumption of death. VA Form 21P–1775 is used to gather the necessary information to determine if a decision of presumptive death can be made for benefit payment purposes. It would be impossible to administer the survivor benefits program without this collection of information. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 28 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2 hours, 45 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10. By direction of the Secretary: Danny S. Green, Interim VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–05660 Filed 3–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0086] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Request for a Certificate of Eligibility for VA Home Loan Benefit Loan Guaranty Service, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 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. SUMMARY: Comments must be submitted on or before May 24, 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. 2900–0086’’ in any correspondence. DATES: E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1 11168 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 57 / Monday, March 25, 2019 / Notices 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– 0086’’ in any correspondence. 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 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Mar 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521. Title: Request for a Certificate of Eligibility for VA Home Loan Benefit, VA Form 26–1880. OMB Control Number: 2900–0086. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 26–1880 is used by VA to determine an applicant’s eligibility for Loan Guaranty benefits, and the amount of entitlement available. Each completed form is normally accompanied by proof of military service and is submitted by the applicant to the appropriate VA office. If eligible, VA will issue the applicant a Certificate of Eligibility (COE) to be used in applying for Loan Guaranty benefits. This form is also used in restoration of entitlement cases. Generally, if an applicant has used all or part of his or her entitlement, it may be restored if (1) the property has been sold and the loan has been paid in full or (2) a qualified veteran-transferee agrees to assume the balance on the loan and agrees to substitute his or her entitlement for the PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 same amount of entitlement originally used by the applicant to get the loan. The buyer must also meet the occupancy and income and credit requirements of the law. Restoration is not automatic; an applicant must apply for it by completing VA Form 26–1880. The Secretary is required by 38 U.S.C. 3702 (a), (b), and (c) to determine the applicant’s eligibility for Loan Guaranty benefits, compute the amount of entitlement, and document the certificate with the amount and type of guaranty used and the amount, if any, remaining. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 80,250 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 321,000. By direction of the Secretary: Danny Green, Interim VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk (OQPR), Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–05663 Filed 3–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 57 (Monday, March 25, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11167-11168]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-05663]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0086]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Request 
for a Certificate of Eligibility for VA Home Loan Benefit

AGENCY: Loan Guaranty Service, 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 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 24, 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. 2900-0086'' in any correspondence.

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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. 2900-0086'' 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: Public Law 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521.
    Title: Request for a Certificate of Eligibility for VA Home Loan 
Benefit, VA Form 26-1880.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0086.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 26-1880 is used by VA to determine an applicant's 
eligibility for Loan Guaranty benefits, and the amount of entitlement 
available. Each completed form is normally accompanied by proof of 
military service and is submitted by the applicant to the appropriate 
VA office. If eligible, VA will issue the applicant a Certificate of 
Eligibility (COE) to be used in applying for Loan Guaranty benefits.
    This form is also used in restoration of entitlement cases. 
Generally, if an applicant has used all or part of his or her 
entitlement, it may be restored if (1) the property has been sold and 
the loan has been paid in full or (2) a qualified veteran-transferee 
agrees to assume the balance on the loan and agrees to substitute his 
or her entitlement for the same amount of entitlement originally used 
by the applicant to get the loan. The buyer must also meet the 
occupancy and income and credit requirements of the law. Restoration is 
not automatic; an applicant must apply for it by completing VA Form 26-
1880.
    The Secretary is required by 38 U.S.C. 3702 (a), (b), and (c) to 
determine the applicant's eligibility for Loan Guaranty benefits, 
compute the amount of entitlement, and document the certificate with 
the amount and type of guaranty used and the amount, if any, remaining.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 80,250 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One-time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 321,000.

    By direction of the Secretary:
Danny Green,
Interim VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk 
(OQPR), Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2019-05663 Filed 3-22-19; 8:45 am]
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