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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 3 / Wednesday, January 5, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Fiscal Service [OMB Control No. 2900–0623] Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Platinum Underwriters Reinsurance, Inc. Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice AGENCY: This is Supplement No. 6 to the Treasury Department Circular 570; 2004 Revision, published July 1, 2004, at 69 FR 40224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Surety Bond Branch at (202) 874–7102. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A Certificate of Authority as an acceptable reinsurer on Federal bonds is hereby issued to the following company under 31 U.S.C. 9304 to 9308. Federal bondapproving officers should annotate their reference copies of the Treasury Circular 570, 2004 Revision, on page 40264 to reflect this addition: SUMMARY: Platinum Underwriters Reinsurance, Inc. Business Address: 225 Liberty Street, Suite 2300, New York, NY 10281. Phone: (212) 238–9600. Underwriting Limitation b/: $37,292,000. Certificates of Authority expire on June 30 each year, unless revoked prior to that date. The Certificates are subject to subsequent annual renewal as long as the companies remain qualified (31 CFR part 223). A list of qualified companies is published annually as of July 1 in Treasury Department Circular 570, with details as to underwriting limitations, areas in which licensed to transact surety business and other information. The Circular may be viewed and downloaded through the Internet at http://www.fms.treas.gov/c570. A hard copy may be purchased from the Government Printing Office (GPO) Subscription Service, Washington, DC, telephone (202) 512–1800. When ordering the Circular from GPO, use the following stock number: 769–004– 04926–1. Questions concerning this Notice may be directed to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Financial Management Service, Financial Accounting and Services Division, Surety Bond Branch, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 6F07, Hyattsville, MD 20782. Dated: December 22, 2004. Vivian L. Cooper, Director, Financial Accounting and Services Division, Financial Management Service. [FR Doc. 05–120 Filed 1–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–35–M VerDate jul<14>2003 17:49 Jan 04, 2005 Jkt 205001 Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of Management (OM), 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 extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to evaluate bidder’s qualification and to support claims for price adjustment due to delay in construction caused by severe weather. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 7, 2005. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to Donald E. Kaliher, Office of Acquisition Resources Service (049A5), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail donald.kaliher@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0623’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donald E. 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With respect to the following collection of information, OM invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of OM’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of OM’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 PO 00000 Frm 00163 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 939 collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Clause 852.236.91. OMB Control Number: 2900–0623. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VAAR Clause 852.236.91 requires bidders to furnish information on previous experience, technical qualifications, financial resources, and facilities available to perform the work. The clause also requires contractors submitting a claim for price adjustment due to severe weather delay to provide climatologically data covering the period of the claim and covering the same period for the ten preceding years. VA uses the data collected to evaluate the bidder’s qualification and responsibility, and to evaluate the contractor’s claims for contract price adjustment due to weather-related delays. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; individuals and households; and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 778 hours. a. Qualifications Data: 758 hours b. Weather Data: 20 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. Qualifications Data: 30 min. b. Weather Data: 1 hour. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,536. a. Qualifications Data: 1516. b. Weather Data: 20. Dated: December 20, 2004. By direction of the Secretary: Loise Russell, Director, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. 05–203 Filed 1–4–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0629] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain E:\FR\FM\05JAN1.SGM 05JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Fiscal Service


Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Platinum 
Underwriters Reinsurance, Inc.

AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Department of the 
Treasury.

ACTION: Notice

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SUMMARY: This is Supplement No. 6 to the Treasury Department Circular 
570; 2004 Revision, published July 1, 2004, at 69 FR 40224.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Surety Bond Branch at (202) 874-7102.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A Certificate of Authority as an acceptable 
reinsurer on Federal bonds is hereby issued to the following company 
under 31 U.S.C. 9304 to 9308. Federal bond-approving officers should 
annotate their reference copies of the Treasury Circular 570, 2004 
Revision, on page 40264 to reflect this addition:

Platinum Underwriters Reinsurance, Inc.

    Business Address: 225 Liberty Street, Suite 2300, New York, NY 
10281.
    Phone: (212) 238-9600. Underwriting Limitation b/: $37,292,000.
    Certificates of Authority expire on June 30 each year, unless 
revoked prior to that date. The Certificates are subject to subsequent 
annual renewal as long as the companies remain qualified (31 CFR part 
223). A list of qualified companies is published annually as of July 1 
in Treasury Department Circular 570, with details as to underwriting 
limitations, areas in which licensed to transact surety business and 
other information.
    The Circular may be viewed and downloaded through the Internet at 
http://www.fms.treas.gov/c570. A hard copy may be purchased from the 
Government Printing Office (GPO) Subscription Service, Washington, DC, 
telephone (202) 512-1800. When ordering the Circular from GPO, use the 
following stock number: 769-004-04926-1.
    Questions concerning this Notice may be directed to the U.S. 
Department of the Treasury, Financial Management Service, Financial 
Accounting and Services Division, Surety Bond Branch, 3700 East-West 
Highway, Room 6F07, Hyattsville, MD 20782.

    Dated: December 22, 2004.
Vivian L. Cooper,
Director, Financial Accounting and Services Division, Financial 
Management Service.
[FR Doc. 05-120 Filed 1-4-05; 8:45 am]
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