2020-04634. Agency Information Collection Activity: VA Request for Determination of Reasonable Value  

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    AGENCY:

    Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

    ACTION:

    Notice.

    SUMMARY:

    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 Start Printed Page 13239Paperwork 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 May 5, 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. 2900-0045” in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    Danny S. Green, (202) 421-1354 or email Danny.Green2@va.gov. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0045” in any correspondence.

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    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. 3501-21.

    Title: VA Request for Determination of Reasonable Value (VA Forms 26-1805, and 26-1805-1).

    OMB Control Number: 2900-0045.

    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

    Abstract: VA Form 26-1805 (fillable printable) and VA Form 26-1805-1 (computer-generated) are used to collect data necessary for VA compliance with requirements of 38 U.S.C. 3710 (b) (4), (5), and (6) or 38 U.S.C.3711. These requirements prohibit the VA guaranty or making of any loan unless the suitability of the security property for dwelling purposes is determined, the loan amount does not exceed the reasonable value, and if the loan is for purposes of alteration, repair of improvements, or the work substantially improves the basic livability of the property.

    Affected Public: Individuals or households.

    Estimated Annual Burden: 51,400 hours.

    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 12 minutes.

    Frequency of Response: One-time.

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 257,000.

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    By direction of the Secretary.

    Danny S. Green,

    VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Performance and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs.

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    [FR Doc. 2020-04634 Filed 3-5-20; 8:45 am]

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Document Information

Published:
03/06/2020
Department:
Veterans Affairs Department
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Notice.
Document Number:
2020-04634
Dates:
Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before May 5, 2020.
Pages:
13238-13239 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
OMB Control No. 2900-0045
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2020-04634.pdf