Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Requirements for Recognition as a VA Accredited Organization, 39044-39045 [2020-13931]

Download as PDF 39044 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 125 / Monday, June 29, 2020 / Notices PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Molly Stasko by emailing PRA@treasury.gov, calling (202) 622– 8922, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Bureau of the Fiscal Service (BFS) 1. Title: Annual Financial Statements of Surety Companies—Schedule F. OMB Control Number: 1530–0008. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Description: The Schedule F provides information used to determine the amount of unauthorized reinsurance of Treasury approved Admitted Reinsurers. This computation is necessary to ensure the solvency of companies recognized by the Treasury to write Federal surety bonds, and their ability to carry out contractual requirements. Form: FS Form 6314. Affected Public: Business or other forprofits. Estimated Number of Respondents: 337. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 337. Estimated Time per Response: 20 hours 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,909 hours. 2. Title: Authorization Agreement for Preauthorized Payment. OMB Control Number: 1530–0015. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Description: Preauthorized payment is used by remitters (individuals and corporations) to authorize electronic funds transfers from the bank accounts maintained at financial institutions for government agencies to collect monies. Form: SF Form 5510. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; Individuals or Households; Federal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100,000. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 100,000. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 25,000 hours. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:25 Jun 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 Dated: June 24, 2020. Spencer W. Clark, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–13956 Filed 6–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AS–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Notice to Account Holder for Garnishment of Accounts Containing Federal Benefit Payments Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests. DATES: Comments should be received on or before July 29, 2020 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Spencer W. Clark by emailing PRA@treasury.gov, calling (202) 927–5331, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit institutions, State and Local Governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 130,250. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 130,250. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 23,355 hours. (Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) Dated: June 24, 2020. Spencer W. Clark, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–13959 Filed 6–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Notice to Account Holder for Garnishment of Accounts Containing Federal Benefit Payments. OMB Control Number: 1505–0230. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Description: Certain federal benefits are exempt from garnishment orders. In order to give force and effect to federal anti-garnishment statutes, financial institutions, and child support enforcement agencies must maintain records of actions taken in handling garnishments and provide notices to financial account holders. Form: None. PO 00000 Frm 00205 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0850] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Requirements for Recognition as a VA Accredited Organization Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Office of General Counsel (OGC), 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. 2900–0850. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 421– 1354 or email danny.green2@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0850’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 38 U.S.C. 5902; 38 CFR 14.628. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM 29JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 125 / Monday, June 29, 2020 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Title: Requirements for Recognition as a VA Accredited Organization. OMB Control Number: 2900–0850. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: In order for an organization to provide representation to claimants before VA regarding claims for VA benefits, the organization must be recognized by VA for that purpose. Section 5902(a) of title 38, United States Code, authorizes VA to recognize organizations for the limited purpose of ensuring competent representation of veterans in claims for benefits administered by VA. VA implemented this authority in 38 CFR 14.628. An organization must apply for VA recognition, supplying information as specified in section 14.628 to demonstrate that it satisfies the legal requirements for recognition. VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:26 Jun 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 (Organizations may provide services to veterans without VA recognition if the services do not include the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for VA benefits.) The information submitted by the organizations in conjunction with a request for recognition is used by VA in reviewing accreditation applications to determine whether organizations meet the requirements for VA recognition under section 14.628. VA relies on this information to ensure that it is granting recognition only to organizations that can provide long-term, competent representation to VA claimants. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00206 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 39045 Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published at: Vol. 85, No. 71, Monday, April 13, 2020, pages 20572 and 20573. Affected Public: Individuals, not-forprofit institutions, and state, local, or tribal governments. Estimated Annual Burden: 50 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 hours. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10. By direction of the Secretary: Danny S. Green, VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–13931 Filed 6–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM 29JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 125 (Monday, June 29, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 39044-39045]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-13931]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0850]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: 
Requirements for Recognition as a VA Accredited Organization

AGENCY: Office of General Counsel, 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 Office of General Counsel (OGC), 
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. 2900-0850.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danny S. Green, Enterprise Records 
Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue 
NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 421-1354 or email [email protected]. 
Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0850'' in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Authority: 38 U.S.C. 5902; 38 CFR 14.628.

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    Title: Requirements for Recognition as a VA Accredited 
Organization.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0850.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: In order for an organization to provide representation to 
claimants before VA regarding claims for VA benefits, the organization 
must be recognized by VA for that purpose. Section 5902(a) of title 38, 
United States Code, authorizes VA to recognize organizations for the 
limited purpose of ensuring competent representation of veterans in 
claims for benefits administered by VA. VA implemented this authority 
in 38 CFR 14.628. An organization must apply for VA recognition, 
supplying information as specified in section 14.628 to demonstrate 
that it satisfies the legal requirements for recognition. 
(Organizations may provide services to veterans without VA recognition 
if the services do not include the preparation, presentation, and 
prosecution of claims for VA benefits.) The information submitted by 
the organizations in conjunction with a request for recognition is used 
by VA in reviewing accreditation applications to determine whether 
organizations meet the requirements for VA recognition under section 
14.628. VA relies on this information to ensure that it is granting 
recognition only to organizations that can provide long-term, competent 
representation to VA claimants.
    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: Vol. 85, No. 71, Monday, April 13, 2020, 
pages 20572 and 20573.
    Affected Public: Individuals, not-for-profit institutions, and 
state, local, or tribal governments.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 50 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 hours.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 10.
    By direction of the Secretary:

Danny S. Green,
VA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2020-13931 Filed 6-26-20; 8:45 am]
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