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Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.




In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted 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 Start Printed Page 44149its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.


Comments must be submitted on or before August 31, 2005.

For Further Information or a Copy of the Submission Contact:

Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005E3), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 273-8030 or FAX (202) 273-5981. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0362.” Send comments and recommendations concerning any aspect of the information collection to VA's Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395-7316. Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0362” in any correspondence.

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a. Claim Under Loan Guaranty, VA Form 26-1874.

b. Claim Form—Adjustable Rate Mortgages, VA Form 26-1874a.

OMB Control Number: 2900-0362.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.


a. Lenders and holders of VA guaranteed home loans use VA Form 26-1874 as notification to VA of default loans.

b. VA Form 26-1874a is used as an attachment to VA Form 26-1874 when filing a claim under the loan guaranty resulting from the termination of an Adjustable Rate Mortgage Loan. The information obtained on both forms is essential to VA in determining the amount owed to the holder under the guaranty.

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 on April 19, 2005, at page 20420.

Affected Public: Business or other for profit.

Estimated Annual Burden:

 a. VA Form 26-1874—25,806 hours.

 b. VA Form 26-1874a—333 hours.

Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:

 a. VA Form 26-1874—60 minutes.

 b. VA Form 26-1874a—20 minutes.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Number of Total Respondents:

 a. VA Form 26-1874—25,806.

 b. VA Form 26-1874a—1,000.

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Dated: July 21, 2005.

By direction of the Secretary.

Denise McLamb,

Program Analyst, Records Management Service,

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[FR Doc. E5-4070 Filed 7-29-05; 8:45 am]