Agency Information Collection (VAAR Clauses 852.237-7, 852.237-71 and 852.207-70) Under OMB Review, 9615-9616 [E8-3237]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 35 / Thursday, February 21, 2008 / Notices a. Manufactured Home Loan Claim Loan Guaranty (Manufactured Home Unit Only), (Section 3720, Chapter 37, Title 38 U.S.C.), VA Form 26–8629—20 minutes. b. Manufactured Home Loan Claim Under Loan Guaranty (Manufactured Home Unit and Lot or Lot Only), (Section 3712, Chapter 37, Title 38 U.S.C.), VA Form 26–8630—20 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. Manufactured Home Loan Claim Loan Guaranty (Manufactured Home Unit Only), (Section 3720, Chapter 37, Title 38 U.S.C.), VA Form 26–8629— 100. b. Manufactured Home Loan Claim Under Loan Guaranty (Manufactured Home Unit and Lot or Lot Only), (Section 3712, Chapter 37, Title 38 U.S.C.), VA Form 26–8630—10. Dated: February 12, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Services. [FR Doc. E8–3235 Filed 2–20–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0590] Agency Information Collection (VAAR Clauses 852.237–7, 852.237–71 and 852.207–70) Under OMB Review Office of Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Office of Management (OM), 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 March 24, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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– 0590’’ in any correspondence. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:34 Feb 20, 2008 Jkt 214001 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. 2900–0590.’’ 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. Abstracts: 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 provided is used to ensure that VA will not be held liable for any negligent acts of the contractor or it 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 PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9615 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 firms. 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. 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 December 6, 2007, at pages 68962– 68963. 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. E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1 9616 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 35 / Thursday, February 21, 2008 / Notices Frequency of Response: On occasion. 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: February 12, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–3237 Filed 2–20–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0418] Agency Information Collection (VAAR Sections 809.106–1, 809.504(d), and Clause 852.209–70) Under OMB Review Office of Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Office of Management (OM), 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 March 24, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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– 0418’’ in any correspondence. SUMMARY: pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES 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. 2900–0418.’’ VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:34 Feb 20, 2008 Jkt 214001 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) Sections 809.106–1, 809.504(d), and Clause 852.209–70. OMB Control Number: 2900–0418. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: a. VAAR section 809.106–1 requires VA to contact a firm being considered for a contract award for bakery, dairy, or ice cream products or for laundry or dry cleaning services whether or not the firm’s facility has recently been inspected by another Federal agency and, if so, which agency. The information is used to determine whether a separate inspection of the facility should be conducted by VA prior to award contract. b. VAAR section 809.504(d) and Clause 852.209–70 requires VA to determine whether or not to award a contract to a firm that might involve or result in a conflict of interest. VA uses the information to determine whether additional contract terms and conditions are necessary to mitigate the conflict. 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 December 6, 2007, at page 68961. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; individuals and households; and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 a. VAAR section 809.106–1—30 hours. b. VAAR section 809.504(d) and VAAR clause 852.209–7—500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. VAAR section 809.106–1—3 minutes. b. VAAR section 809.504(d) and Clause 852.209–7—30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VAAR section 809.106–1—600. b. VAAR section 809.504(d) and Clause 852.209–7—1,000. Dated: February 12, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–3238 Filed 2–20–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0394] Agency Information Collection Activities (Certification of School Attendance—REPS) 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 March 24, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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– 0394’’ 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– E:\FR\FM\21FEN1.SGM 21FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 35 (Thursday, February 21, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0590]


Agency Information Collection (VAAR Clauses 852.237-7, 852.237-71 
and 852.207-70) Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Office of Management, 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 Office of 
Management (OM), 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 March 24, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through 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. 2900-0590'' 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. 2900-0590.''

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.
    Abstracts:
    a. VA Acquisition Regulation Clauses 852.237-7 is used in 
solicitations and contracts for the acquisition of non-personal 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 provided is used to ensure that VA will not be held liable 
for any negligent acts of the contractor or it 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 firms. 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.
    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 December 6, 2007, at pages 68962-68963.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; individuals and 
households; not-for-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.

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    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    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: February 12, 2008.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
[FR Doc. E8-3237 Filed 2-20-08; 8:45 am]
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