Proposed Information Collection (VAAR Part 813) Activity: Comment Request, 2758-2759 [2011-784]

Download as PDF 2758 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 10 / Friday, January 14, 2011 / Notices Abstract: VA Form 29–4499a is used by policy holders to reinstate their National Service Life Insurance (NSLI) policy. The information collected is used to determine the insurer’s eligibility for reinstatement to government life insurance. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 300 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200. Dated: January 11, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–782 Filed 1–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0708] Agency Information Collection (Evidence for Transfer of Entitlement of Education Benefits (CFR 21.7080)) Activity Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, 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 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 February 14, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through http://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– 0708’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7485, FAX (202) 273–0966 or e-mail mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:03 Jan 13, 2011 Jkt 223001 denise.mclamb@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0708.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Evidence for Transfer of Entitlement of Education Benefits (CFR 21.7080). OMB Control Number: 2900–0708. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Servicemembers on active duty may request to designate up to a maximum of 18 months of their educational assistance entitlement to their spouse, one or more of their children, or a combination of the spouse and children. VA will accept DOD Form 2366–1 as evidence that the servicemember was approved by the military to transfer entitlement. The servicemember must submit in writing to VA, the name of each dependent, the number of months of entitlement transferred to each dependent, and the period (beginning date or ending date) for which the transfer will be effective for each designated dependent. VA will use the information shown on DOD Form 2366–1 to determine whether the dependent qualifies to receive education benefits under the transfer of entitlement provision of law. 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 November 4, 2010, at pages 68035– 68036. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 5,227. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Number of Respondents: 62,725. Dated: January 11, 2011. By direction of the Secretary: Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–783 Filed 1–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0393] Proposed Information Collection (VAAR Part 813) Activity: Comment Request Office of Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 March 15, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov; or to Arita Tillman, Office of Acquisition and Logistics (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 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. 3501–3521), 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14JAN1.SGM 14JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 10 / Friday, January 14, 2011 / Notices mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 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 and Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 20,845 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 1 hour. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,845. Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov; or to Arita Tillman, Office of Acquisition and Logistics (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– 0418’’ 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. 3501–3521), 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 Dated: January 11, 2011. being made pursuant to Section By direction of the Secretary. 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. Denise McLamb, With respect to the following Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. collection of information, OM invites [FR Doc. 2011–784 Filed 1–13–11; 8:45 am] comments on: (1) Whether the proposed BILLING CODE 8320–01–P collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of OM’s functions, including whether the DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS information will have practical utility; AFFAIRS (2) the accuracy of OM’s estimate of the [OMB Control No. 2900–0418] burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the Proposed Information Collection quality, utility, and clarity of the (VAAR Sections 809.106–1, 809.504(d), information to be collected; and (4) and Clause 852.209–70) Activity: ways to minimize the burden of the Comment Request collection of information on respondents, including through the use AGENCY: Office of Management, of automated collection techniques or Department of Veterans Affairs. the use of other forms of information ACTION: Notice. technology. SUMMARY: The Office Management (OM), Title: Department of Veterans Affairs Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Sections announcing an opportunity for public 809.106–1, 809.504(d), and Clause comment on the proposed collection of 852.209–70. certain information by the agency. OMB Control Number: 2900–0418. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act Type of Review: Extension of a (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are currently approved collection of required to publish notice in the information. Federal Register concerning each Abstract: proposed collection of information, a. VAAR section 809.106–1 requires including extension of a currently VA to contact a firm being considered approved collection, and allow 60 days for a contract award for bakery, dairy, or for public comment in response to the ice cream products or for laundry or dry notice. This notice solicits comments on cleaning services whether or not the the information needed to determine firm’s facility has recently been whether or not a firm’s plant being inspected by another Federal agency considered for an award has been and, if so, which agency. The inspected by another Federal agency information is used to determine and whether or not an award of a whether a separate inspection of the contract to the firm involves a conflict facility should be conducted by VA of interest. prior to award contract. b. VAAR section 809.504(d) and DATES: Written comments and Clause 852.209–70 requires VA to recommendations on the proposed determine whether or not to award a collection of information should be contract to a firm that might involve or received on or before March 15, 2011. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:03 Jan 13, 2011 Jkt 223001 ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2759 result in a conflict of interest. VA uses the information to determine whether additional contract terms and conditions are necessary to mitigate the conflict. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit and Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VAAR section 809.106–1—30 hours. b. VAAR section 809.504(d)—500 hours. c. 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)—30 minutes. c. 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)—500. c. Clause 852.209–7—500. Dated: January 11, 2011. By direction of the Secretary: Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–785 Filed 1–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0422] Proposed Information Collection (VAAR Clauses 852–236–72, 852.236– 81, 852.236–82, 852.236–83, 852.236– 84, and 852.236–88) Activity: Comment Request Office of Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 administer contracts. SUMMARY: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 15, 2011. DATES: E:\FR\FM\14JAN1.SGM 14JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 10 (Friday, January 14, 2011)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0393]


Proposed Information Collection (VAAR Part 813) 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 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 March 15, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov; or to Arita Tillman, Office of Acquisition and 
Logistics (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 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. 3501-3521), 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.

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    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 and Not-for-profit 
institutions.
    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: January 11, 2011.

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