Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review, 68958-68959 [E7-23711]

Download as PDF 68958 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 234 / Thursday, December 6, 2007 / Notices the information needed to evaluate bidder’s qualification and to support claims for price adjustment due to delay in construction caused by severe weather. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before February 4, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.regulations.gov; or to Arita Tillman, Acquisition Policy Division (049P1), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420; or e-mail: arita.tillman@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0623’’ 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: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Arita Tillman at (202) 461–6859, Fax 202–273–6229. 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, 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 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:57 Dec 05, 2007 Jkt 214001 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: November 27, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–23707 Filed 12–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0180] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–21), 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 and it includes the actual data collection instrument. Comments must be submitted on or before January 7, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.regulations.gov; or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0180’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR A COPY OF THE SUBMISSION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461–7485, Fax (202) 273–0443 or e-mail: denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0180.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Compliance Report of Proprietary Institutions, VA Form 20– 4274. OMB Control Number: 2900–0180. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 20–4274 is used to determine whether proprietary educational institutions receiving Federal financial assistance comply with applicable civil rights statute and regulations. The collected information is used to identify areas that may indicate, statistically, disparate treatment of minority group members. 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 September 25, 2007, at pages 54511– 54512. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, Federal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 155 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 75 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 124. Dated: November 29, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–23709 Filed 12–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0474] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 234 / Thursday, December 6, 2007 / Notices (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 January 7, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.regulations.gov or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0474’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7485, FAX (202) 273–0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0474.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Create Payment Request for the VA Funding Fee Payment System (VA FFPS) Computer Generated Funding Fee Receipt, VA Form 26–8986. OMB Control Number: 2900–0474. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Veterans obtaining a VAguaranteed home loan must pay a funding fee to VA before the loan can be guaranteed. The only exceptions are loans made to veterans receiving VA compensation for service-connected disabilities, (or veterans whom, but for receipt of retirement pay, would be entitled to receive compensation) and unmarried surviving spouse of veterans who died in active military service or from service-connected disability regardless of whether the spouse has his or her own eligibility. 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 September 25, 2007, at page 54512. Affected Public: Individuals or households and Business or other for profit. Estimated Annual Burden: 4,333 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 2 minutes. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:57 Dec 05, 2007 Jkt 214001 Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 130,000. Dated: November 29, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–23711 Filed 12–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0624] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 January 7, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0624’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7485, FAX (202) 273–0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0624.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Obligation to Report Factors Affecting Entitlement (38 CFR 3.204(a)(1), 38 CFR 3.256(a) and 38 CFR 3.277(b)). OMB Control Number: 2900–0624. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants who applied for or receives compensation, pension or dependency and indemnity PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68959 compensation benefits must report changes in their entitlement factors. Individual factors such as income, marital status, and the beneficiary’s number of dependents, may affect the amount of benefit that he or she receives or affect the right to receive such benefits. 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 September 25, 2007, at page 54513. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 31,017 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 372,209. Dated: November 29, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–23712 Filed 12–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0038] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 January 7, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 234 (Thursday, December 6, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 68958-68959]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-23711]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0474]


Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995

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(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 January 7, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through https://www.regulations.gov or to VA's OMB Desk Officer, OMB 
Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 
10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395-7316. Please refer to ``OMB 
Control No. 2900-0474'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management 
Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, 
NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461-7485, FAX (202) 273-0443 or e-mail 
denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
0474.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Create Payment Request for the VA Funding Fee Payment System 
(VA FFPS) Computer Generated Funding Fee Receipt, VA Form 26-8986.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0474.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Veterans obtaining a VA-guaranteed home loan must pay a 
funding fee to VA before the loan can be guaranteed. The only 
exceptions are loans made to veterans receiving VA compensation for 
service-connected disabilities, (or veterans whom, but for receipt of 
retirement pay, would be entitled to receive compensation) and 
unmarried surviving spouse of veterans who died in active military 
service or from service-connected disability regardless of whether the 
spouse has his or her own eligibility.
    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 September 25, 2007, at page 54512.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households and Business or other 
for profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 4,333 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 2 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One-time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 130,000.

    Dated: November 29, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E7-23711 Filed 12-5-07; 8:45 am]
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