Agency Information Collection Activity: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) or Privacy Act (PA) Request, Priority Processing Request, and Document/Evidence Submission, 29031 [2020-10355]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 94 / Thursday, May 14, 2020 / Notices ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. Refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0021. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521. Title: VA Loan Electronic Reporting Interface (VALERI) System. OMB Control Number: 2900–0021. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA provides the authority for VA-guaranteed mortgage servicers to assist veteran borrowers and their families experiencing financial difficulty. VA then provides oversight of the servicers’ actions by collecting specific documentation and data. In today’s environment, this collection is done via the VALERI application. Federal Regulations under 38 CFR 36.4300 require specific, critical information be provided to VA and without the collection of such documentation and data, the number of foreclosures of VA-guaranteed loans and homeless veterans would potentially increase. 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 on February 24, 2020 at 85 FR 10512, pages 10512–10513. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Estimated Annual Burden: 70 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 1 minute. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 967. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–10318 Filed 5–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES [OMB Control No. 2900–0877] Agency Information Collection Activity: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) or Privacy Act (PA) Request, Priority Processing Request, and Document/Evidence Submission Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:29 May 13, 2020 Jkt 250001 ACTION: Notice. 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 previously 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 July 13, 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. 2900–0877’’ 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 refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0877’’ 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: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) or Privacy Act (PA) Request (VA SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29031 Form 20–10206), Priority Processing Request (VA Form 20–10207), and Document/Evidence Request (VA Form 20–10208). OMB Control Number: 2900–0877. Type of Review: Extension of a previously approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 20–10206 is be used by a claimant to request access to Federal agency records as long as the record is not exempt from release by one of nine FOIA exemptions. This form standardizes submission of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and Privacy Act (PA) requests received from claimants in order to facilitate the identification and retrieval of requested records. VA Form 20–10207 is used by claimants to notify VA of an urgent or immediate need due to change in status or circumstance for priority processing of claim. VA Form 20–10208 is used to identify and associate additional evidence or information in support of claim. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 50,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 6 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 500,000. By direction of the Secretary. Danny S. Green, VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–10355 Filed 5–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0252] Agency Information Collection Activity: Application for Authority to Close Loans on an Automatic Basis Nonsupervised Lenders (VA Form 26– 8736) Loan Guaranty Service, Veterans Benefits Administration. 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14MYN1.SGM 14MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 94 (Thursday, May 14, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0877]


Agency Information Collection Activity: Freedom of Information 
Act (FOIA) or Privacy Act (PA) Request, Priority Processing Request, 
and Document/Evidence Submission

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 
previously 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 July 13, 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. 2900-0877'' 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-
0877'' 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: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) or Privacy Act (PA) 
Request (VA Form 20-10206), Priority Processing Request (VA Form 20-
10207), and Document/Evidence Request (VA Form 20-10208).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0877.
    Type of Review: Extension of a previously approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 20-10206 is be used by a claimant to request 
access to Federal agency records as long as the record is not exempt 
from release by one of nine FOIA exemptions. This form standardizes 
submission of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and Privacy 
Act (PA) requests received from claimants in order to facilitate the 
identification and retrieval of requested records. VA Form 20-10207 is 
used by claimants to notify VA of an urgent or immediate need due to 
change in status or circumstance for priority processing of claim. VA 
Form 20-10208 is used to identify and associate additional evidence or 
information in support of claim.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 50,000 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 6 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 500,000.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Danny S. Green,
VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2020-10355 Filed 5-13-20; 8:45 am]
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