Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.
Veterans Benefits Administration, Loan Guaranty Service, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is Start Printed Page 12655announcing 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.
Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before May 21, 2018.
Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW, Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0132” in any correspondence.
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Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461-5870.
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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: 38 U.S.C. 2108.
Title: Application in Acquiring Specially Adapted Housing or Special Adaptation Grant.
OMB Control Number: 2900-0132.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: Title 38, U.S.C., chapter 21, authorizes a VA program of grants for specially adapted housing for disabled veterans or servicemembers. Section 2101(a) of this chapter specifically outlines those determinations that must be made by VA before such grant is approved for a particular veteran or servicemember. VA Form 26-4555 is used to gather the necessary information to determine Veteran eligibility for the SAH or SHA grant.
Affected Public: Individuals and households.
Estimated Annual Burden: 1,166 hours.
Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
Frequency of Response: One time.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,000.
By direction of the Secretary.
Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality and Compliance, Department of Veterans Affairs.
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[FR Doc. 2018-05853 Filed 3-21-18; 8:45 am]
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