Proposed Information Collection (Procedures, and Security for Government Financing) Activity; Comment Request, 72116-72117 [E8-28190]

Download as PDF 72116 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 26, 2008 / Notices Title: Regulation on Application for Fisher Houses and Other Temporary Lodging and VHA Fisher House Application, VA Forms 10–0408 and 10–0408a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0630. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA provides temporary lodging to veterans receiving VA medical care or Compensation and Pension examinations and to family members or other persons accompanying the veteran. Application for temporary lodging may be by letter, telephone, e-mail, facsimile or in person at the VA healthcare facility of jurisdiction. VA Forms 10–0408 and 10– 0408a can be used to collect data during the application process to determine the claimant’s eligibility for temporary lodging. Temporary lodging services are provided on a first come, first served basis. 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 19, 2008, at page 54454. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 83,333 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Semiannually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250,000. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 500,000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: November 19, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–28170 Filed 11–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0669] mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Proposed Information Collection (Claim for Credit of Annual Leave) Activity: Comment Request Human Resources Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Human Resources Management (HRM), Department of VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:30 Nov 25, 2008 Jkt 217001 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 this notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to process current and former employee’s claims for restored annual leave charged on a nonworkday while on military active duty. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 26, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or to Katie McCullough-Bradshaw, Human Resources Management (058), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail Katie.McCulloughBradshaw@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0669]’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katie McCullough-Bradshaw at (202) 461–7076 or Fax (202) 275–7607. 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, HRM invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of HRM’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of HRM’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: Claim for Credit of Annual Leave, VA Form 0862. OMB Control Number: 2900–0669. PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Abstract: Current and former employee’s who were charged annual leave on a nonworkday while on active military duty complete VA Form 0862 to request restoration of annual leave. Those employees who separated or retired from VA will receive a lump sum payment for any reaccredited annual leave. The claimant must provide documentation supporting the period that he or she were on active military duty during the time for which they were charged annual leave on a nonworkday. Affected Public: Individuals or households and Federal Government. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,375 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 13,501. Dated: November 19, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–28191 Filed 11–25–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0688] Proposed Information Collection (Procedures, and Security for Government Financing) Activity; 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 proposed 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 reduce or suspend contract payments and to determine if the contractor has adequate security to warrant payment in advance. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 26, 2009. E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 26, 2008 / Notices Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) 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. 2900–0688’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. 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. 3501–21), 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. Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) 832.006–4, Procedures. b. Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) 832.202–4, Security for Government Financing. OMB Control Number: 2900–0688. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Data collected under VAAR 832.006–4 will be used to assess a contractor’s overall financial condition, and ability to continue contract performance if payments are reduced or suspended upon a finding of fraud. VA will use the data collected under VAAR 832.202–4 to determine whether or not a contractor has adequate security to warrant an advance payment. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VAAR 832.006–4, Procedures—50 hours. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:30 Nov 25, 2008 Jkt 217001 72117 b. VAAR 832.202–4, Security for Government Financing—10 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VAAR 832.006–4, Procedures—5 hours. b. VAAR 832.202–4, Security for Government Financing—1 hour. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VAAR 832.006–4, Procedures—10. b. VAAR 832.202–4, Security for Government Financing—10. Dated: November 19, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–28185 Filed 11–25–08; 8:45 am] Dated: November 19, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–28190 Filed 11–25–08; 8:45 am] Privacy Act of 1974 Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, at 202– 461–7485. BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Notice of New System of Records. BILLING CODE 8320–01–P ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS SUMMARY: The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552(e)(4)) requires that all agencies publish in the Federal Register a notice of the existence and character of their systems of records. Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is establishing a new system of records entitled ‘‘Administrative Data Repository—VA’’ (150VA19). [OMB Control No. 2900–0671] Proposed Information Collection (Traumatic Injury Protection (TSGLI)) Activity; Comment Request; Withdrawal Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice; withdrawal of request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published a collection of information notice in the Federal Register on October 23, 2008, at 73 FR 63229, announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. The notice solicited comments on information needed to determine servicemembers’ eligibility requirements for payment of traumatic injury protection benefits covered under Servicemembers’ Group Live Insurance. With respect to the collection of information in that notice, we are withdrawing our request for comments because it was necessary to seek an immediate OMB approval on an emergency basis under 44 U.S.C. 3507(j). VA has submitted a copy of the amended TSGLI form (Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance Traumatic Injury Protection Application for TSGLI Benefits) to OMB for an emergency approval. This document withdraws the October 23, 2008 notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Comments on this new system of records must be received no later than December 26, 2008. If no public comment is received during the period allowed for comment or unless otherwise published in the Federal Register by VA, the new system will become effective December 26, 2008. DATES: Written comments may be submitted through https:// www.Regulations.gov; by mail or handdelivery to the Director, Regulations Management (02REG), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave., NW., Room 1068, Washington, DC 20420; or by fax to (202) 273–9026. Copies of comments received will be available for public inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and Management, Room 1063B, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (except holidays). Please call (202) 461–4902 for an appointment. In addition, during the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS). ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephania H, Putt, Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Privacy Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, telephone (704) 245–2492. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 229 (Wednesday, November 26, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 72116-72117]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-28190]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0688]


Proposed Information Collection (Procedures, and Security for 
Government Financing) Activity; 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 proposed 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 reduce 
or suspend contract payments and to determine if the contractor has 
adequate security to warrant payment in advance.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before January 26, 2009.

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ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) 
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. 2900-0688'' in any correspondence. During the comment 
period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

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. 3501-21), 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. Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) 
832.006-4, Procedures.
    b. Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) 
832.202-4, Security for Government Financing.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0688.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Data collected under VAAR 832.006-4 will be used to 
assess a contractor's overall financial condition, and ability to 
continue contract performance if payments are reduced or suspended upon 
a finding of fraud. VA will use the data collected under VAAR 832.202-4 
to determine whether or not a contractor has adequate security to 
warrant an advance payment.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits.
    Estimated Annual Burden:
    a. VAAR 832.006-4, Procedures--50 hours.
    b. VAAR 832.202-4, Security for Government Financing--10 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:
    a. VAAR 832.006-4, Procedures--5 hours.
    b. VAAR 832.202-4, Security for Government Financing--1 hour.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents:
    a. VAAR 832.006-4, Procedures--10.
    b. VAAR 832.202-4, Security for Government Financing--10.

    Dated: November 19, 2008.

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