Proposed Information Collection (Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulations Clause 852.237-7, Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance) Activity: Comment Request, 2761-2762 [2011-787]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 10 / Friday, January 14, 2011 / Notices f. VAAR Clause 852.236–88, Contract Changes, Supplements FAR Clause 52.243–4, Changes—807 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. VAAR Clause 852.236–72, Performance of Work by the Contractor—1 hour. b. VAAR Alternate I to Clause 852.236–80, Subcontracts and Work Coordination—10 hours. c. VAAR Clause 852.236–82, Payments Under Fixed-Price Construction Contracts (without NAS), including Alternate 1—1 hour. d. VAAR Clause 852.236–83, Payments Under Fixed-Price Construction Contracts (with NAS), including Alternate 1—30 minutes. e. VAAR Clause 852.236–84, Schedule of Work Progress—1 hour. f. VAAR Clause 852.236–88, Contract Changes, Supplements FAR Clause 52.243–4, Changes—3 hours. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VAAR Clause 852.236–72, Performance of Work by the Contractor—36. b. VAAR Alternate I to Clause 852.236–80, Subcontracts and Work Coordination—119. c. Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Clause 852.236–82, Payments Under FixedPrice Construction Contracts (without NAS), including Alternate 1—1,397. d. VAAR Clause 852.236–83, Payments Under Fixed-Price Construction Contracts (with NAS), including Alternate 1—119. e. VAAR Clause 852.236–84, Schedule of Work Progress—1,397. f. VAAR Clause 852.236–88, Contract Changes, Supplements FAR Clause 52.243–4, Changes—269. Dated: January 11, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–786 Filed 1–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES [OMB Control No. 2900–0590] Proposed Information Collection (Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulations Clause 852.237–7, Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance) Activity: Comment Request Office of Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:03 Jan 13, 2011 Jkt 223001 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. 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– 0590’’ 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. Titles: a. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clauses 852.237–7, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00117 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2761 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 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. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit and Not-for-profit institutions. 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. E:\FR\FM\14JAN1.SGM 14JAN1 2762 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 10 / Friday, January 14, 2011 / Notices c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clauses 852.207–70, Report of Employment Under Commercial Activities—15 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 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. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.237–7, Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance—1,500. b. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.237–71, Indemnification and Insurance—500. c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.207–70, Report of Employment Under Commercial Activities—30. Dated: January 11, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–787 Filed 1–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0623] Proposed Information Collection (VAAR Clause 852.236.91, Special Notes) 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 the information needed to evaluate bidder’s qualification and to support claims for price adjustment due to delay mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:03 Jan 13, 2011 Jkt 223001 in construction caused by severe weather. 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– 0623’’ 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) Clause 852.236.91. OMB Control Number: 2900–0623. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VAAR Clause 852.236.91 requires bidders to furnish information on previous experience, technical qualifications, financial resources, and facilities available to perform the work. The clause also requires contractors submitting a claim for price adjustment due to severe weather delay to provide climatologically data covering the period of the claim and covering the same period for the ten preceding years. VA uses the data collected to evaluate the bidder’s qualification and PO 00000 Frm 00118 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 responsibility, and to evaluate the contractor’s claims for contract price adjustment due to weather-related delays. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit and Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: a. Qualifications Data: 758 hours. b. Weather Data: 20 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. Qualifications Data: 30 min. b. Weather Data: 1 hour. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. Qualifications Data: 1,516. b. Weather Data: 20. Dated: January 11, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–788 Filed 1–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0622] Proposed Information Collection (VAAR Clause 852.236.89, Buy American Act) 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 the information needed to consider the use of domestic foreign construction material. SUMMARY: 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 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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[FR Doc No: 2011-787]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0590]


Proposed Information Collection (Department of Veterans Affairs 
Acquisition Regulations Clause 852.237-7, Indemnification and Medical 
Liability Insurance) 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 information needed to 
determine if offerors and contractors have adequate insurance coverage 
prior to contract awarded.

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. 2900-0590'' 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.
    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.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit and Not-for-profit 
institutions.
    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.

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    c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clauses 852.207-70, 
Report of Employment Under Commercial Activities--15 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent:
    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.
    Estimated Number of Respondents:
    a. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.237-7, 
Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance--1,500.
    b. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.237-71, 
Indemnification and Insurance--500.
    c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.207-70, 
Report of Employment Under Commercial Activities--30.

    Dated: January 11, 2011.

    By direction of the Secretary.

Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-787 Filed 1-13-11; 8:45 am]
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