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Agency Information Collection (Requirements for Interest Rate Reduction Refinancing Loans) Activity Under OMB Review

June 13, 2014


Citation: "79 FR 33993"

Document Number: " OMB Control No. 2900-0601"

Page Number: "33993"


SUMMARY: 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, will submit 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 its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument.

   DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 14, 2014.

   ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through, 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 Please refer to "OMB Control No. 2900-0601" in any correspondence.

   FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632-7492 or email Please refer to "OMB Control No. 2900-0601."


   Title: Requirements for Interest Rate Reduction Refinancing Loans.

   OMB Control Number: 2900-0601.

   Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

   Abstract: Veterans may refinance an outstanding VA guaranteed, insured, or direct loan with a new loan at a lower interest rate provided that the veteran still owns the property used as security for the loan. The new loan will be guaranteed only if VA approves it in advance after determining that the borrower, through the lender, has provided reasons for the loan deficiency, and has provided information to establish that the cause of the delinquency has been corrected, and qualifies for the loan under the credit standard provisions.

   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 January 16, 2014, at page 2939.

   Affected Public: Business or other for profit.

   Estimated Annual Burden: 25 hours.

   Estimated Annual Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.

   Frequency of Response: On occasion.

   Estimated Number of Respondents: 50.

   Dated: June 9, 2014.

By direction of the Secretary.

Crystal Rennie,

Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs.

[FR Doc. 2014-13808 Filed 6-12-14; 8:45 am]


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