Agency Information Collection Activity: Report and Certification of Loan Disbursement, Request for Verification of Employment and Request for Verification of Deposit, 19074-19075 [2020-06971]

Download as PDF 19074 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 65 / Friday, April 3, 2020 / Notices Medals, and national and other medals; advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made; and makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Warren, United States Mint Liaison to the CCAC; 801 9th Street NW; Washington, DC 20220; or call 202–354– 7208. Authority: 31 U.S.C. 5135(b)(8)(C). David J. Ryder, Director, United States Mint. [FR Doc. 2020–06963 Filed 4–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0365] Agency Information Collection Activity: (Request for Disinterment) National Cemetery Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the National Cemetery 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: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. Refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0365. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. Title: Request for Disinterment, VA Form 40–4970. OMB Control Number: 2900–0365. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:45 Apr 02, 2020 Jkt 250001 Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants complete VA Form 40–4970 to request removal of remains from a national cemetery for interment at another location. Interments made in national cemeteries are permanent and final. All immediate family members of the decedent, including the person who initiated the interment, (whether or not he/she is a member of the immediate family) must provide a written consent before disinterment is granted. VA will accept an order from a court of local jurisdiction in lieu of VA Form 40– 4970. 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 Volume 85, No. 18 on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, page 5068. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 296 Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annual. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1777. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–06988 Filed 4–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee: VA National Academic Affiliations Council, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act that the VA National Academic Affiliations Council (NAAC) will meet via conference call on May 1, 2020, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Council is to advise the Secretary on matters affecting partnerships between VA and its academic affiliates. On May 1, 2020, the Council will discuss the healthcare education community response to COVID–19. The Council will receive public comments from 3:50 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST. PO 00000 Frm 00162 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Interested persons may attend and/or present oral statements to the Council. The dial in number to attend the conference call is: 1–800–767–1750. At the prompt, enter access code 12095 then press #. Individuals seeking to present oral statements are invited to submit a 1–2 page summary of their comments at the time of the meeting for inclusion in the official meeting record. Oral presentations will be limited to five minutes or less, depending on the number of participants. Interested parties may also provide written comments for review by the Council prior to the meeting or at any time, by email to Larissa.Emory@va.gov, or by mail to Larissa A. Emory PMP, CBP, MS, Designated Federal Officer, Office of Academic Affiliations (10X1), 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420. Any member of the public wishing to participate or seeking additional information should contact Ms. Emory via email or by phone at (915) 269–0465. Dated: March 31, 2020. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–07050 Filed 4–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0521] Agency Information Collection Activity: Report and Certification of Loan Disbursement, Request for Verification of Employment and Request for Verification of Deposit Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. 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. SUMMARY: Comments must be submitted on or before May 4, 2020. DATES: E:\FR\FM\03APN1.SGM 03APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 65 / Friday, April 3, 2020 / Notices 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. 2900–0521’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green, (202) 421–1354 or email Danny.Green2@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0521’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521. Title: Report and Certification of Loan Disbursement, Request for Verification of Employment and Request for Verification of Deposit, (VA Form 26– 1820, VA Form 26–8497, VA Form 26– 8497a). OMB Control Number: 2900–0521. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Lenders must obtain specific information concerning a veteran’s credit history in order to properly underwrite the veteran’s loan. VA loans may not be guaranteed unless the veteran is a satisfactory credit risk. The data collected on the following forms are used to ensure that applications for VA-guaranteed loans are underwritten in a reasonable and prudent manner. a. VA Form 26–1820 is completed by lenders closing VA-guaranteed and insured loans under the automatic or prior approval procedures. b. VA Form 26–8497 is used by lenders to verify a loan applicant’s income and employment information when making guaranteed and insured loans. VA does not require the exclusive use of this form for verification purposes, any alternative verification document would be acceptable provided that all information requested on VA Form 26–8497 is provided. c. Lenders making guaranteed and insured loans complete VA Form 26– 8497a to verify the applicant’s deposits in banks and other savings institutions. 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 85 FR18 on January 28, 2020, pages 5068 and 5069. Affected Public: Individuals or households. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:45 Apr 02, 2020 Jkt 250001 Estimated Annual Burden: 187,500 hours. VA Form 26–1820: 150,000 hours. VA From 26–8497: 25,000 hours. VA Form 26–8497a: 12,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: VA Form 26–1820: 15 minutes. VA Form 26–8497: 10 minutes. VA Form 26–8497a: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 900,000. VA Form 26–1820: 600,000. VA Form 26–8497: 150,000. VA Form 26–8497a: 150,000. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–06971 Filed 4–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0797] Agency Information Collection Activity: Principles of Excellence Complaint System Intake Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VBA), 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 June 2, 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. 2900–0797’’ in any correspondence. During the comment SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00163 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19075 period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. 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: Executive Order 13607. Title: Principles of Excellence Complaint System Intake. OMB Control Number: 2900–0797. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The respondent submits a complaint about an educational institution online through either the GI Bill website or the eBenefit portal. The information gathered can only be obtained from the individual respondents. Valid complaints will be accepted from third parties. The intake process for both DoD’s and VA’s complaint system share common data elements, but have some modifications specific to each agencies complaint handling process: VA Æ Institution/Employer: There are over 36,000 educational institutions that are approved for VA education benefits, while DoD has less than 7000. Æ Anonymous Complaints: PoECS allows for a user to file anonymous complaints. Based on working group discussions with CFPB and FTC, VA believes that allowing anonymous complaints will garner more ground truth on what is happening with veterans using their education benefits at different schools. Æ Required fields: As a result of allowing anonymous complaints, many of the fields that DoD requires E:\FR\FM\03APN1.SGM 03APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 65 (Friday, April 3, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19074-19075]
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[FR Doc No: 2020-06971]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0521]


Agency Information Collection Activity: Report and Certification 
of Loan Disbursement, Request for Verification of Employment and 
Request for Verification of Deposit

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 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 4, 2020.

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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 
[email protected]. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
0521'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green, (202) 421-1354 or 
email [email protected]. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
0521'' in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Authority: Public Law 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521.
    Title: Report and Certification of Loan Disbursement, Request for 
Verification of Employment and Request for Verification of Deposit, (VA 
Form 26-1820, VA Form 26-8497, VA Form 26-8497a).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0521.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Lenders must obtain specific information concerning a 
veteran's credit history in order to properly underwrite the veteran's 
loan. VA loans may not be guaranteed unless the veteran is a 
satisfactory credit risk. The data collected on the following forms are 
used to ensure that applications for VA-guaranteed loans are 
underwritten in a reasonable and prudent manner.
    a. VA Form 26-1820 is completed by lenders closing VA-guaranteed 
and insured loans under the automatic or prior approval procedures.
    b. VA Form 26-8497 is used by lenders to verify a loan applicant's 
income and employment information when making guaranteed and insured 
loans. VA does not require the exclusive use of this form for 
verification purposes, any alternative verification document would be 
acceptable provided that all information requested on VA Form 26-8497 
is provided.
    c. Lenders making guaranteed and insured loans complete VA Form 26-
8497a to verify the applicant's deposits in banks and other savings 
institutions.
    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 85 FR18 on January 28, 2020, pages 5068 
and 5069.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 187,500 hours.

VA Form 26-1820: 150,000 hours.
VA From 26-8497: 25,000 hours.
VA Form 26-8497a: 12,500 hours.

    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:

VA Form 26-1820: 15 minutes.
VA Form 26-8497: 10 minutes.
VA Form 26-8497a: 5 minutes.

    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 900,000.

VA Form 26-1820: 600,000.
VA Form 26-8497: 150,000.
VA Form 26-8497a: 150,000.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Danny S. Green,
VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2020-06971 Filed 4-2-20; 8:45 am]
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