Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 51303-51304 [E7-17602]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 172 / Thursday, September 6, 2007 / Notices Issued in Washington, DC, on August 28, 2007. Jeffrey D. Wiese, Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety. [FR Doc. 07–4309 Filed 9–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–2007–28993] Pipeline Safety: Adequacy of Internal Corrosion Regulations for Hazardous Liquid Pipelines Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of availability of materials; request for comments. AGENCY: Submit comments by October 9, 2007. Comments should reference Docket No. PHMSA–2007–28993 and may be submitted in the following ways: • E-Gov Web site: https:// www.regulations.gov. This Web site allows the public to enter comments on any Federal Register notice issued by any agency. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management System: U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, Room W12– 140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery: DOT Docket Management System, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Instructions: Identify the docket number, PHMSA–2007–28993, at the mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:25 Sep 05, 2007 Jkt 211001 Note: Comments are posted without changes or edits to https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. There is a privacy statement published on https:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Betsock at (202) 366–4361, or by e-mail at barbara.betsock@dot.gov. The Pipeline Inspection, Protection, Enforcement, and Safety Act of 2006 directs PHMSA to review the internal corrosion regulations in subpart H of 49 CFR part 195 to determine if they are adequate to ensure adequate protection of the public and environment and to report to Congress on the results of the review. As an initial step in the review, PHMSA consulted the THLPSSC at its meeting on July 24, 2007. The briefing paper prepared for the committee members contains preliminary data on risk history as well as questions relating to the internal corrosion regulations. This briefing paper is posted on PHMSA’s pipeline Web site (https:// ops.dot.gov) and has been placed in the docket. At the meeting, PHMSA officials committed to gathering additional data responding to questions posed by the committee members. PHMSA has updated the data and included data responsive to the committee members. This data is also posted on the pipeline Web site and contained in the docket. PHMSA requests comments on the adequacy of the internal corrosion regulations and answers to the questions posed in the briefing paper. PHMSA will use these comments in its review of the internal corrosion regulations. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability of materials, including a briefing paper prepared for PHMSA’s Technical Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Standards Committee (THLPSSC) and data on risks posed by internal corrosion on hazardous liquid pipelines. PHMSA is preparing a report to Congress on the adequacy of the internal corrosion regulations for hazardous liquid pipelines. Participants at a meeting of the THLPSSC discussed issues involved in examining the adequacy of the regulations and requested additional data. PHMSA requests public comment on these matters. DATES: beginning of your comments. If you submit your comments by mail, submit two copies. To receive confirmation that PHMSA received your comments, include a self-addressed stamped postcard. Internet users may submit comments at https:// www.regulations.gov. Authority: 49 U.S.C. 60102, 60115, 60117: Sec. 22, Pub. L. 109–468, 120 Stat. 3499. Issued in Washington, DC on August 27, 2007. Jeffrey D. Wiese, Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety. [FR Doc. E7–17538 Filed 9–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51303 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0675] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Center for Veterans Enterprise, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE), 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 for information needed to identify veteran-owned businesses. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 5, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov; or Gail Wegner (00VE), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: gail.wegner@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0675’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https:// www.Regulations.gov. DATES: Gail Wegner at (202) 303–3296 or FAX (202) 254–0238. 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, CVE invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of CVE’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of CVE’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1 51304 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 172 / Thursday, September 6, 2007 / Notices 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: VetBiz Vendor Information Pages and VA Form 0877. OMB Control Number: 2900–0675. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Vendor Information Pages (VIP) will be used to assist federal agencies in identifying small businesses owned and controlled by veterans and service-connected disabled veterans. This information is necessary to ensure that veteran-owned businesses are given the opportunity to participate in Federal contracts and receive contract solicitations information automatically. VA will use the data collected on VA Form 0877 to verify small businesses as veteran-owned or service-disabled veteran-owned. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, and Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 5,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: VetBiz Vendor Information Pages— 20 minutes. VA Form 0877—5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000. Dated: August 27, 2007. By direction of the Secretary: Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–17602 Filed 9–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0045] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:25 Sep 05, 2007 Jkt 211001 ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: 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 collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine the reasonable value of properties for guaranteed or direct home loans. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before November 5, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://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 to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0045’’ 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: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 or FAX (202) 275–5947. 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, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: VA Request for Determination of Reasonable Value VA Form 26–1805 and 26–1805–1. OMB Control Number: 2900–0045. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Forms 26–1805 and 26– 1805–1 are used to identify properties to be appraised and to make assignments to an appraiser. VA home loans cannot be guaranteed or made unless the nature and conditions of the property as suitable for dwelling purposes is determined; the loan amount to be paid by the veteran for such property for the cost of construction, repairs, or alterations does not exceed the reasonable value; or if the loan is for repair, alteration, or improvements of property, the work substantially protects or improves the basic livability of the property. VA or the lenders participating in the lender appraisal processing program issues a notice of values to notify the veteran and requester of the determination of reasonable value and any conditional requirements. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 60,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 12 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 300,000. Dated: August 27, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–17603 Filed 9–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 172 (Thursday, September 6, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51303-51304]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-17602]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0675]


Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Center for Veterans Enterprise, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Center for Veterans Enterprise (CVE), 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 for 
information needed to identify veteran-owned businesses.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before November 5, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through https://www.Regulations.gov; or Gail Wegner (00VE), Department 
of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or 
e-mail: gail.wegner@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
0675'' 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: Gail Wegner at (202) 303-3296 or FAX 
(202) 254-0238.

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, CVE 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of CVE's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of CVE's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of

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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: VetBiz Vendor Information Pages and VA Form 0877.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0675.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The Vendor Information Pages (VIP) will be used to assist 
federal agencies in identifying small businesses owned and controlled 
by veterans and service-connected disabled veterans. This information 
is necessary to ensure that veteran-owned businesses are given the 
opportunity to participate in Federal contracts and receive contract 
solicitations information automatically. VA will use the data collected 
on VA Form 0877 to verify small businesses as veteran-owned or service-
disabled veteran-owned.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, and Individuals or 
households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 5,000 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:
     VetBiz Vendor Information Pages--20 minutes.
     VA Form 0877--5 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000.

    Dated: August 27, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary:
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
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