Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review, 68962 [E7-23726]

Download as PDF 68962 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 234 / Thursday, December 6, 2007 / Notices Dated: November 27, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–23725 Filed 12–5–07; 8:45 am] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0622’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https:// www.Regulations.gov. BILLING CODE 8320–01–P 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 852.236–89, Buy American Act. OMB Control Number: 2900–0622. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Buy American Act requires that only domestic construction material shall be used to perform domestic Federal contracts for construction, with certain exceptions. Despite the allowable exceptions, it is VA policy not to accept foreign construction material. VAAR clause 852.236–89 advises bidders of these provisions and requires bidders who choose to submit a bid that includes foreign construction material to identify and list the price of such material. VA uses the information to determine whether to accept or not accept a bid that includes foreign construction material. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; Individuals and households; and Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 20 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 min. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 40. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:57 Dec 05, 2007 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0011] 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– 0011’’ 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. 2900–2900– 0011.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Reinstatement, VA Form 29–352 (Insurance Lapsed for more than 6 months) and VA Form 29– 353 (Non-medical Comparative Health Statement). OMB Control Number: 2900–0011. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Forms 29–352 and 29– 353 are used to apply for reinstatement of insurance and/or Total Disability Income Provision that has lapsed for more than six months. VA uses the PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information collected to establish the applicant’s eligibility for reinstatement. 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 54512– 54513. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VA Form 29–352–500 hours. b. VA Form 29–353–375 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 29–352–20 minutes. b. VA Form 29–353–15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VA Form 29–352–1,500. b. VA Form 29–353–1,500. Dated: November 29, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–23726 Filed 12–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0590] 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 information needed to determine if offerors and contractors have adequate insurance coverage prior to contract awarded. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before February 4, 2008. DATES: E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 234 (Thursday, December 6, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 68962]
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[FR Doc No: E7-23726]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0011]


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 
(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. 2900-0011'' 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. 2900-2900-
0011.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Application for Reinstatement, VA Form 29-352 (Insurance 
Lapsed for more than 6 months) and VA Form 29-353 (Non-medical 
Comparative Health Statement).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0011.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Forms 29-352 and 29-353 are used to apply for 
reinstatement of insurance and/or Total Disability Income Provision 
that has lapsed for more than six months. VA uses the information 
collected to establish the applicant's eligibility for reinstatement.
    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 54512-54513.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden:
    a. VA Form 29-352-500 hours.
    b. VA Form 29-353-375 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:
    a. VA Form 29-352-20 minutes.
    b. VA Form 29-353-15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents:
    a. VA Form 29-352-1,500.
    b. VA Form 29-353-1,500.

    Dated: November 29, 2007.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
 [FR Doc. E7-23726 Filed 12-5-07; 8:45 am]
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