Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.
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 Start Printed Page 21411collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to this notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to maintain Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance accounts.
Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 20, 2008.
Submit written comments on the collection of information through http://www.Regulations.gov; or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to OMB Control No. 2900-0501 in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461-9769 or FAX (202) 275-5947.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Under the PRA of 1995 (Public Law 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), 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: Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance Inquiry, VA Form 29-0543.
OMB Control Number: 2900-0501.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: Veterans whose mortgage is insured under Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance (VMLI) complete VA Form 29-0543 to report any recent changes in the status of their mortgage. VMLI coverage is automatically terminated when the mortgage is paid in full or when the title to the property secured by the mortgage is no longer in the veteran's name.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Estimated Annual Burden: 45 hours.
Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 540.Start Signature
Dated: April 11, 2008.
By direction of the Secretary.
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E8-8538 Filed 4-18-08; 8:45 am]
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