Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Statement in Support of Claim, 25938 [2021-09918]

Download as PDF 25938 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 89 / Tuesday, May 11, 2021 / Notices nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0113’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the 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. 2900–0113’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–21), 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: Application for Fee or Roster Personnel Designation. OMB Control Number: 2900–0113. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 26–6681 solicits information on the fee personnel applicant’s background and experience in the real estate valuation field. A fee appraiser is a qualified person requested by the Secretary to render an estimate of the reasonable value of a property, or of a specified type of property, within a stated area for the purpose of justifying the extension of credit to an eligible veteran (38 CFR 36.4301). The fee appraiser’s estimate of value is reviewed by a VA staff appraiser or lender’s staff appraisal reviewer who uses the data to establish the VA reasonable value (38 U.S.C. 3710(b)(4), (5), (6) and 3731(f)(1)), which becomes the maximum loan guaranty amount an eligible veteran can obtain. Affected Public: Private Sector. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,000 hours. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 May 10, 2021 Jkt 253001 Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000 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. 2021–09919 Filed 5–10–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0075] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Statement in Support of Claim Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), 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: 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. 2900–0075. 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. 2900–0075’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 38 U.S.C. 501. Title: Statement in Support of Claim (VA Form 21–4138). OMB Control Number: 2900–0075. Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Abstract: VA Form 21–4138 is used to provide self-certified statements in support of various types of claims processed by VA. Statements submitted by or on behalf of a claimant should contain certification by the respondent that the information provided is true and correct. This form facilitates claims processing by providing a uniform format for the certification statement. No substantive changes were added and/or removed from this form. This request is only to extend the viability of the form. Due to a reduction in respondent totals over the past year, the respondent burden has decreased. 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 86 FR 24 on February 8, 2021, pages 8682 and 8683. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 121,544 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 486,174. By direction of the Secretary. 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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0075]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: 
Statement in Support of Claim

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 (VBA), 
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. 2900-0075.

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 refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0075'' in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Authority: 38 U.S.C. 501.
    Title: Statement in Support of Claim (VA Form 21-4138).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0075.
    Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 21-4138 is used to provide self-certified 
statements in support of various types of claims processed by VA. 
Statements submitted by or on behalf of a claimant should contain 
certification by the respondent that the information provided is true 
and correct. This form facilitates claims processing by providing a 
uniform format for the certification statement.
    No substantive changes were added and/or removed from this form. 
This request is only to extend the viability of the form. Due to a 
reduction in respondent totals over the past year, the respondent 
burden has decreased.
    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 86 FR 24 on February 8, 2021, pages 8682 
and 8683.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 121,544 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 486,174.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Maribel Aponte,
VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data 
Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs.
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