Agency Information Collection Activity: Financial Counseling Statement, 11055-11056 [2021-03647]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 34 / Tuesday, February 23, 2021 / Notices Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0319’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maribel Aponte, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics (008), 1717 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, (202) 266–4688 or email maribel.aponte@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0319’’ 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: 44 U.S.C. 3501–21; 38 CFR 13.140. Title: Fiduciary Agreement (VA Form 21P–4703). OMB Control Number: 2900–0319. Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection. Abstract: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), through its Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), maintains supervision of the distribution and use of VA benefits paid to fiduciaries on behalf of VA beneficiary who are deemed incompetent, a minor, or under legal disability. The VA Form 21P–4703 is used as a legal contract between VA and a federal fiduciary. It outlines the responsibilities of the fiduciary with respect to the uses of VA funds. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,917 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:36 Feb 22, 2021 Jkt 253001 Estimated Number of Respondents: 47,000. By direction of the Secretary. Maribel Aponte, VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration/Data Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–03691 Filed 2–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Geriatric and Gerontology Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App.2, that a meeting of the Geriatric and Gerontology Advisory Committee will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2021 and Friday, April 28, 2021, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Time) on both days. This meeting will be virtual and open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of VA and the Under Secretary for Health on all matters pertaining to geriatrics and gerontology. The Committee assesses the capability of VA health care facilities and programs to meet the medical, psychological, and social needs of older Veterans, and evaluates VA programs designated as Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers. Although no time will be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public, members of the public may submit written statements for review by the Committee to: Marianne Shaughnessy, CRNP, Ph.D., Designated Federal Officer, Veterans Health Administration by email at Marianne.Shaughnessy@va.gov. Comments will be accepted until close of business on April 15, 2021. In the communication, the writers must identify themselves and state the organization, association of person(s) they represent. Any member of the public wishing to attend virtually or seeking additional information should email Marianne.Shaughnessy@va.gov or call 202–407–6798, no later than close of business on April 15, 2021 to provide their name, professional affiliation, email address and phone number. For any members of the public that wish to attend virtually, they may use the WebEx link for April 27, 2021: https:// veteransaffairs.webex.com/ veteransaffairs/j.php?MTID= ma20c0aba509a49bec0ffc0fdabbe71d7, PO 00000 Frm 00137 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11055 meeting number (access code): 199 056 7211, meeting password: sgQzubd?893 or April 28, 2021: https:// veteransaffairs.webex.com/ veteransaffairs/j.php?MTID= m5901df6b033683a7ade169c399cb083f, meeting number (access code): 199 832 3835, meeting password: Zuvd32Rjh@7, or to join by phone either day: 1–404– 397–1596. Dated: February 17, 2021. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–03605 Filed 2–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0270] Agency Information Collection Activity: Financial Counseling Statement Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 26, 2021. 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. 2900–0270’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maribel Aponte, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics (008), 1717 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, (202) 266–4688 or email maribel.aponte@va.gov. Please SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23FEN1.SGM 23FEN1 11056 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 34 / Tuesday, February 23, 2021 / Notices refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0270’’ in any correspondence. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 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: Financial Counseling Statement, VA Form 26–8844. OMB Control Number: 2900–0270. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: This form was developed under 38 U.S.C. 3732. VA Form 26– 8844 provides for recording comprehensive financial information concerning the borrower’s net income, total expenditures, net worth, suggested areas for which expenses can be reduced or income increased, the arrangement of a family budget and recommendations for the terms of any repayment agreement on the defaulted loan. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,750 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 45 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000 per year. [OMB Control No. 2900–0668] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By direction of the Secretary. Maribel Aponte, VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration/Data Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–03647 Filed 2–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:36 Feb 22, 2021 Jkt 253001 Agency Information Collection Activity: Supplemental Income Questionnaire (for Philippine Claims Only) Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Veteran’s 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 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 26, 2021. 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. 2900–0668’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maribel Aponte, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics (008), 1717 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, (202) 266–4688 or email maribel.aponte@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0668’’ 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00138 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 5101; 38 U.S.C. 107; 38 U.S.C. 1521, 1541, and 1542; 38 CFR 3.262 and 3.272. Title: Supplemental Income Questionnaire (for Philippine Claims Only (VA Form 21P–0784). OMB Control Number: 2900–0668. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VBA administers Pension Benefits, which is a needs-based benefit program for wartime Veterans, who are aged 65 or older or have a permanent and total non-service-connected disability and limited income and net worth. Eligibility is determined based on the income of and asset amounts for the Veteran and their spouse. Claimants residing in the Philippines complete the 21P–0784 Supplemental Income Questionnaire (for Philippine Claims Only) to report their countable family income and net worth. VBA uses the information to determine the claimant’s entitlement to pension benefits. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 30 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 120. By direction of the Secretary. Maribel Aponte, VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration/Data Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–03690 Filed 2–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation, Notice of Meeting, Amended The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that a virtual meeting of the Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation (the Committee) will begin and end as follows: E:\FR\FM\23FEN1.SGM 23FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 34 (Tuesday, February 23, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11055-11056]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0270]


Agency Information Collection Activity: Financial Counseling 
Statement

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 
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 26, 2021.

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. 2900-0270'' in any correspondence. During the comment period, 
comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maribel Aponte, Office of Enterprise 
and Integration, Data Governance Analytics (008), 1717 H Street NW, 
Washington, DC 20006, (202) 266-4688 or email [email protected]. 
Please

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refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0270'' 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: Financial Counseling Statement, VA Form 26-8844.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0270.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: This form was developed under 38 U.S.C. 3732. VA Form 26-
8844 provides for recording comprehensive financial information 
concerning the borrower's net income, total expenditures, net worth, 
suggested areas for which expenses can be reduced or income increased, 
the arrangement of a family budget and recommendations for the terms of 
any repayment agreement on the defaulted loan.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 3,750 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 45 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000 per year.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Maribel Aponte,
VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration/Data 
Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2021-03647 Filed 2-22-21; 8:45 am]
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