Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 15763-15764 [E7-6023]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 62 / Monday, April 2, 2007 / Notices By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–6019 Filed 3–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900-New (VA Form 10– 0430)] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. hsrobinson on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 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 new collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine State Veterans’ Homes eligibility for funding for programs to recruit and retain nurses at their facility. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 1, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov; or to Mary Stout, Veterans Health Administration (193E1), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: mary.stout@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900-New (VA Form 10–0430)’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https://www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Stout (202) 273–8664 or FAX (202) 273–9381. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:39 Mar 30, 2007 Jkt 211001 being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’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: Regulation on Reduction of Nursing Shortages in State Homes; Application for Assistance for Hiring and Retaining Nurses at State Homes, VA Form 10–0430. OMB Control Number: 2900–New (VA Form 10–0430). Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: State Veterans’ Homes complete VA Form 10–0430 to request funding to assist in the hiring and retention of nurses at their facility. VA will use the data collected to determine State homes eligibility and the appropriate amount of funding. Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 133. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2 hours. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 67. Dated: March 23, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–6021 Filed 3–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0586] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of Acquisition and Materiel Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of Acquisition and Materiel Management (OA&MM), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15763 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 collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to ensure that the items being purchased meet minimum safety standards and to protect VA employees, VA beneficiaries and the public. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 1, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov; or to Barbara Latvanas, Office of Acquisition and Materiel Management (049A5A), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420; or e-mail: barbara.latvanas@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0585’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https:// www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Latvanas at (202) 273–7808. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 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, OA&MM invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of OA&MM’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of OA&MM’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 Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Provision 852.211– 75, Technical Industry Standards. E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1 15764 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 62 / Monday, April 2, 2007 / Notices OMB Control Number: 2900–0586. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VAAR provision 852.211– 75, Technical Industry Standards, requires that items offered for sale to VA under the solicitation conform to certain technical industry standards, such as Underwriters Laboratory (UL) or the National Fire Protection Association, and that the contractor furnish evidence to VA that the items meet that requirement. The evidence is normally in the form of a tag or seal affixed to the item, such as the UL tag on an electrical cord or a tag on a fire-rated door. This requires no additional effort on the part of the contractor, as the items come from the factory with the tags already in place, as part of the manufacturer’s standard manufacturing operation. Occasionally, for items not already meeting standards or for items not previously tested, a contractor will have to furnish a certificate from an acceptable laboratory certifying that the items furnished have been tested in accordance with, and conform to, the specified standards. Only firms whose products have not previously been tested to ensure the products meet the industry standards required under the solicitation will be required to submit a separate certificate. The information will be used to ensure that the items being purchased meet minimum safety standards and to protect VA employees, VA beneficiaries, and the public. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; Individuals and households; and Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 50 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. Dated: March 20, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–6023 Filed 3–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS hsrobinson on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES [OMB Control No. 2900–0585] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of Acquisition and Materiel Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:39 Mar 30, 2007 Jkt 211001 SUMMARY: The Office of Acquisition and Materiel Management (OA&MM), 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 collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to allow firms to offer items that are equal to the brand name item stated in the bid. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 1, 2007. DATES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov; or to Barbara Latvanas, Office of Acquisition and Materiel Management (049A5A), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420; or e-mail: barbara.latvanas@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0585’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https:// www.Regulations.gov. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Latvanas at (202) 273–7808. Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 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, OA&MM invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of OA&MM’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of OA&MM’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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Title: Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Clause 852.211–77, Brand Name or Equal (was 852.210–77). OMB Control Number: 2900–0585. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VAAR clause 852.211–77, Brand Name or Equal, advises bidders or offerors who are proposing to offer an item that is alleged to be equal to the brand name item stated in the bid, that it is the bidder’s or offeror’s responsibility to show that the item offered is in fact, equal to the brand name item. This evidence may be in the form of descriptive literature or material, such as cuts, illustrations, drawings, or other information. While submission of the information is voluntary, failure to provide the information may result in rejection of the firm’s bid or offer if the Government cannot otherwise determine that the item offered is equal. The contracting officer will use the information to evaluate whether or not the item offered meets the specification requirements. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; Individuals and households; and Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 833 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000. Dated: March 20, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–6024 Filed 3–30–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0593] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of Acquisition and Materiel Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of Acquisition and Materiel Management (OA&MM), 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 E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0586]


Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of Acquisition and Materiel Management, Department of 
Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Acquisition and Materiel Management (OA&MM), 
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 collection and allow 60 days 
for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits 
comments on the information needed to ensure that the items being 
purchased meet minimum safety standards and to protect VA employees, VA 
beneficiaries and the public.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before June 1, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through https://www.Regulations.gov; or to Barbara Latvanas, Office of 
Acquisition and Materiel Management (049A5A), Department of Veterans 
Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420; or e-mail: 
barbara.latvanas@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0585'' 
in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be 
viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 
https://www.Regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Latvanas at (202) 273-7808.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 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, OA&MM 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of OA&MM's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of OA&MM'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 Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Provision 
852.211-75, Technical Industry Standards.

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    OMB Control Number: 2900-0586.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VAAR provision 852.211-75, Technical Industry Standards, 
requires that items offered for sale to VA under the solicitation 
conform to certain technical industry standards, such as Underwriters 
Laboratory (UL) or the National Fire Protection Association, and that 
the contractor furnish evidence to VA that the items meet that 
requirement. The evidence is normally in the form of a tag or seal 
affixed to the item, such as the UL tag on an electrical cord or a tag 
on a fire-rated door. This requires no additional effort on the part of 
the contractor, as the items come from the factory with the tags 
already in place, as part of the manufacturer's standard manufacturing 
operation. Occasionally, for items not already meeting standards or for 
items not previously tested, a contractor will have to furnish a 
certificate from an acceptable laboratory certifying that the items 
furnished have been tested in accordance with, and conform to, the 
specified standards. Only firms whose products have not previously been 
tested to ensure the products meet the industry standards required 
under the solicitation will be required to submit a separate 
certificate. The information will be used to ensure that the items 
being purchased meet minimum safety standards and to protect VA 
employees, VA beneficiaries, and the public.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; Individuals and 
households; and Not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 50 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 100.

    Dated: March 20, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
 [FR Doc. E7-6023 Filed 3-30-07; 8:45 am]
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