Agency Information Collection Activity: Financial Statement, 6019-6020 [2020-01940]

Download as PDF lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 22 / Monday, February 3, 2020 / Notices of China.’’ Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on February 20, 2020 on ‘‘China’s Military Power Projection and U.S. National Interests.’’ DATES: The hearing is scheduled for Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. ADDRESSES: TBD, Washington, DC. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted on the Commission’s website at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check the Commission’s website for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public seeking further information concerning the hearing should contact Brittney Washington, 444 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 602, Washington DC 20001; telephone: 202– 624–1482, or via email at bwashington@ uscc.gov. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. ADA Accessibility: For questions about the accessibility of the event or to request an accommodation, please contact Brittney Washington at 202– 624–1482, or via email at bwashington@ uscc.gov. Requests for an accommodation should be made as soon as possible, and at least five business days prior to the event. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: This is the second public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2020 report cycle. This hearing will examine China’s ability to project military power and influence beyond its shores, with an emphasis on the country’s development of expeditionary capabilities. Officials from the Departments of State and Defense will provide testimony on how the Administration views China’s power projection and how such capabilities further China’s plans to reorder the Indo-Pacific and other key regions to its advantage. The first panel of experts will explore why and how China is developing expeditionary capabilities, with a focus on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) as a vehicle for testing and justifying these capabilities. The second panel will focus on the ‘‘nuts and bolts’’ of China’s expeditionary capabilities, including the PLA’s efforts to improve its logistics organization and expand its access to overseas bases. The third panel will examine how China’s activities in South and Southeast Asia, Africa, and Latin America and the Caribbean further its development of expeditionary capabilities. The hearing will be co-chaired by Commissioner Jeffrey Fiedler and Commissioner Larry Wortzel. Any interested party may file VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Jan 31, 2020 Jkt 250001 a written statement by February 20, 2020 by mailing to the contact above. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Authority: Congress created the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense Authorization Act (Pub. L. 106–398), as amended by Division P of the Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 108–7), as amended by Public Law 109–108 (November 22, 2005), as amended by Public Law 113–291 (December 19, 2014). Dated: January 28, 2020. Daniel W. Peck, Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–01982 Filed 1–31–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0047] Agency Information Collection Activity: Financial Statement Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the 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 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 April 3, 2020. 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. 2900–0047’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green, (202) 421–1354 or email Danny.Green2@va.gov. Please SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6019 refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0047’’ 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 89–754, Section 1013; 8 U.S.C. 3702(b)(2), 38 U.S.C. 3714. Title: Financial Statement (VA form 26–6807). OMB Control Number: 2900–0047. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 26–6807 is used to determine a borrower’s financial condition in connection with efforts to reinstate a seriously defaulted, guaranteed, insured, or portfolio loan. In addition, the form is used in determining the financial feasibility of a veteran or service member to obtain a home with the assistance of a Specially Adapted Housing Grant under 38 U.S.C., Chapter 21. Also, VA Form 26– 6807 may be used to establish eligibility of homeowners for aid under the Homeowners Assistance Program, Public Law 89–754, which provides assistance by reducing losses incident to the disposal of homes when military installations at which the homeowners were employed or serving are ordered closed in whole or in part. Finally, the form is used in release of liability and substitution of entitlement cases. Under the provisions of 38 U.S.C. 3714, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) may release original veteran obligors from personal liability arising from the original guaranty of their home loans, or the making of a direct loan, provided purchasers/assumers meet the necessary requirements, among which is qualifying from a credit standpoint. Substitution of entitlement is authorized E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1 6020 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 22 / Monday, February 3, 2020 / Notices by 38 U.S.C. 3702(b)(2) and prospective veteran-assumers must also meet the creditworthiness requirements. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,250 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 45 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–01940 Filed 1–31–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0663] Agency Information Collection Activity: (Pay Now Enter Info Page) Debt Management Center, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Debt Management Center (DMC), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the 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 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 April 3, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to John Scott, Debt Management Center (189), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to John.Scott335@ va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0663’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John W. Scott at (612) 970–5740 or email John.Scott335@va.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Jan 31, 2020 Jkt 250001 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, DMC invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of DMC’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of DMC’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: Pay Now Enter Info Page. OMB Control Number: 2900–0663. Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously OMB approved collection. Abstract: Claimants who participated in VA’s benefit programs and owe debts to VA can voluntary make online payments through VA’s Pay Now Enter Info Page website. Data enter on the Pay Now Enter Info Page is redirected to the Department of Treasury’s Pay.gov website allowing claimants to make payments with credit or debit cards, or directly from their bank account. At the conclusion of the transaction, the claimant will receive a confirmation acknowledging the success or failure of the transaction. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 31,261 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Daily. Estimated Number of Respondents: 187,567. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–01915 Filed 1–31–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0165] Agency Information Collection Activity: (Financial Status Report) Debt Management Center, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Debt Management Center (DMC), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the 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 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 April 3, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or send to John W. Scott, Debt Management Center (189), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to John.Scott335@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0165’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John W. Scott at (612) 970–5740 or email john.scott335@va.gov. 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, DMC invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of DMC’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of DMC’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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 22 (Monday, February 3, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6019-6020]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-01940]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0047]


Agency Information Collection Activity: Financial Statement

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the 
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 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 April 3, 2020.

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 [email protected]. Please refer to ``OMB Control 
No. 2900-0047'' in any correspondence. During the comment period, 
comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green, (202) 421-1354 or 
email [email protected]. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
0047'' 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 89-754, Section 1013; 8 U.S.C. 3702(b)(2), 38 
U.S.C. 3714.
    Title: Financial Statement (VA form 26-6807).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0047.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 26-6807 is used to determine a borrower's 
financial condition in connection with efforts to reinstate a seriously 
defaulted, guaranteed, insured, or portfolio loan. In addition, the 
form is used in determining the financial feasibility of a veteran or 
service member to obtain a home with the assistance of a Specially 
Adapted Housing Grant under 38 U.S.C., Chapter 21. Also, VA Form 26-
6807 may be used to establish eligibility of homeowners for aid under 
the Homeowners Assistance Program, Public Law 89-754, which provides 
assistance by reducing losses incident to the disposal of homes when 
military installations at which the homeowners were employed or serving 
are ordered closed in whole or in part. Finally, the form is used in 
release of liability and substitution of entitlement cases. Under the 
provisions of 38 U.S.C. 3714, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) 
may release original veteran obligors from personal liability arising 
from the original guaranty of their home loans, or the making of a 
direct loan, provided purchasers/assumers meet the necessary 
requirements, among which is qualifying from a credit standpoint. 
Substitution of entitlement is authorized

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by 38 U.S.C. 3702(b)(2) and prospective veteran-assumers must also meet 
the creditworthiness requirements.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 2,250 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 45 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Danny S. Green,
VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2020-01940 Filed 1-31-20; 8:45 am]
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