Federal Register: July 10, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 131)
DOCID: fr10jy07-116 FR Doc E7-13296
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Veterans Affairs Department
OMB ID: [OMB Control No. 2900-0317]
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before September 10, 2007.
The Veterans 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. This notice solicits comments on information needed to complete a claimant's application.
Agency information collection activities; proposals, submissions, and approvals,
Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 35013521), 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.
Title: Request for Identifying Information Re: Veteran's Loan Records, VA Form Letter 26626.
OMB Control Number: 29000317.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: VA Form 26626 is used to notify a correspondent that
additional information is needed to determine if a veteran's loan
guaranty benefits are involved and if so, to obtain the necessary
information to identify and associate the correspondence with the
correct veteran's loan application or record. If such information is
not received within one year from the date of such notification,
benefits will not be paid or furnished by reason of an incomplete application.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Estimated Annual Burden: 200 hours.
Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,400.
Dated: June 26, 2007.
By direction of the Secretary.
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
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