Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 68963-68964 [E7-23730]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 234 / Thursday, December 6, 2007 / Notices 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. 2900–0590’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. 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. Titles: a. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clauses 852.237–7, Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance. b. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clauses 852.237–71, Indemnification and Insurance. c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clauses 852.207–70, Report of Employment Under Commercial Activities. OMB Control Number: 2900–0590. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: a. VA Acquisition Regulation Clauses 852.237–7 is used in solicitations and contracts for the acquisition of nonpersonal health care services. It requires the bidder/offeror prior to contract award to furnish evidence of insurability of the offeror and/or all healthcare providers who will perform under the contract. The information mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:57 Dec 05, 2007 Jkt 214001 provided is used to ensure that VA will not be held liable for any negligent acts of the contractor or it’s employees and that VA and VA beneficiaries are protected by adequate insurance coverage. b. Clause 852.237–71 is used in solicitations for vehicle or aircraft services. It requires the bidder/offeror prior to contract award to furnish evidence that the firm possesses the types and amounts of insurance required by the solicitation. The information is necessary to ensure that VA beneficiaries and the public are protected by adequate insurance coverage. c. Clause 852.207–70, is used in solicitations for commercial items and services where the work is currently being performed by VA employees and where those employees might be displaced as a result of an award to a commercial firm. The clause requires the contractor to report the names of the affected Federal employees offered employment opening and the names of employees who applied for but not offered employment and the reasons for withholding offers to those employees. The information collected is used by contracting officers to monitor and ensure compliance by the contractor under the requirements of Federal Acquisition Regulation clause 52.207–3, Right of First Refusal of Employment. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; Individuals and households; Notfor-profit institutions, and State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: a. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clauses 852.237–7, Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance—750 hours. b. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clauses 852.237–71, Indemnification and Insurance—250 hours. c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clauses 852.207–70, Report of Employment Under Commercial Activities—15 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 minutes. a. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clauses 852.237–7, Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance—30 minutes. b. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clauses 852.237–71, Indemnification and Insurance—30 minutes. c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clauses 852.207–70, Report of Employment Under Commercial Activities—30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68963 Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,030. a. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clauses 852.237–7, Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance—1,500. b. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clauses 852.237–71, Indemnification and Insurance—500. c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clauses 852.207–70, Report of Employment Under Commercial Activities—30. Dated: November 27, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–23727 Filed 12–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0393] 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 quotations received and to determine which quotation offers the best value in terms of price and other factors. DATES: 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. 2900–0393’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1 68964 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 234 / Thursday, December 6, 2007 / Notices System (FDMS) at https:// www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 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) Part 813. OMB Control Number: 2900–0393. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA collects acquisition information from firms and individuals who wish to sell supplies, services, and construction or who wish to establish blanket purchase agreements (BPA) or other contractually related agreements with VA. VA uses the information collected to determine to whom to award contracts or with whom to enter into BPAs or other contractually related agreements. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, Individuals and households, Notfor-profit institutions, and State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 20,845 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 1 hour. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,845. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:57 Dec 05, 2007 Jkt 214001 Dated: November 29, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–23730 Filed 12–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0658] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 information needed to certify a lender’s nominee as a VA Staff Appraisal Reviewer. DATES: 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 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. 2900–0658’’ 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. PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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: Lender Appraisal Processing Program Certification, VA Form 26– 0785. OMB Control Number: 2900–0658. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 26–0785 is completed by lenders to nominate employees for approval as approved Staff Appraisal Reviewer (SAR). Once approved, SAR’s will have the authority to review real estate appraisals and to issue notices of values on behalf of VA. VA uses the information collected to perform oversight of work delegated to lenders responsible for making guaranteed VA-backed loans. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 83 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: November 30, 2007. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E7–23732 Filed 12–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 234 (Thursday, December 6, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 68963-68964]
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[FR Doc No: E7-23730]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0393]


Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of Management, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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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 quotations received and to determine which quotation offers 
the best value in terms of price and other factors.

DATES: 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. 2900-0393'' in any correspondence. 
During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the 
Federal Docket Management

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System (FDMS) at https://www.Regulations.gov.

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) 
Part 813.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0393.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA collects acquisition information from firms and 
individuals who wish to sell supplies, services, and construction or 
who wish to establish blanket purchase agreements (BPA) or other 
contractually related agreements with VA. VA uses the information 
collected to determine to whom to award contracts or with whom to enter 
into BPAs or other contractually related agreements.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, Individuals and 
households, Not-for-profit institutions, and State, Local or Tribal 
Government.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 20,845 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 1 hour.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,845.

    Dated: November 29, 2007.
    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E7-23730 Filed 12-5-07; 8:45 am]
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