Agency Information Collection (Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulations Clause 852.237-7, Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance) Under OMB Review, 16043-16044 [2011-6683]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 55 / Tuesday, March 22, 2011 / Notices 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: March 17, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–6682 Filed 3–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0590] Agency Information Collection (Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulations Clause 852.237–7, Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance) 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 April 21, 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– 0590’’ 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) 461–0966 or e-mail: denise.mclamb@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0590.’’ srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:11 Mar 21, 2011 Jkt 223001 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 Clause 852.237–7, Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance. b. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.228–71 (formerly 852.237.71), Indemnification and Insurance. c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 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 Clause 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 852.228–71 (formerly 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 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16043 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. 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 January 14, 2011, at pages 2761–2762. 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 Clause 852.237–7, Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance—750 hours b. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.228–71 (formerly 852.237.71), Indemnification and Insurance—250 hours. c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.207–70, Report of Employment under Commercial Activities—15 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.237–7, Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance—30 minutes. b. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.228–71 (formerly 852.237.71), Indemnification and Insurance—30 minutes. c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 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 852.228–71 (formerly E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1 16044 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 55 / Tuesday, March 22, 2011 / Notices 852.237.71), Indemnification and Insurance—500. c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.207–70, Report of Employment Under Commercial Activities—30. Dated: March 17, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–6683 Filed 3–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0622] Agency Information Collection (VAAR Clause 852.236.89, Buy American Act) 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 April 21, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through http://www.Regulations.gov; or to VA’s srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:11 Mar 21, 2011 Jkt 223001 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– 0622’’ 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) 273–0443 or e-mail: denise.mclamb@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0622.’’ 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 852.236–89, Buy American Act. PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 OMB Control Number: 2900–0622. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Buy American Act requires that only domestic construction material shall be used to perform domestic Federal contracts for construction, with certain exceptions. Despite the allowable exceptions, it is VA policy not to accept foreign construction material. VAAR clause 852.236–89 advises bidders of these provisions and requires bidders who choose to submit a bid that includes foreign construction material to identify and list the price of such material. VA uses the information to determine whether to accept or not accept a bid that includes foreign construction material. 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 January 14, 2011, at pages 2762–2763. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, and Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 20 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 30 min. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 40. Dated: March 17, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–6684 Filed 3–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 55 (Tuesday, March 22, 2011)]
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[Pages 16043-16044]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0590]


Agency Information Collection (Department of Veterans Affairs 
Acquisition Regulations Clause 852.237-7, Indemnification and Medical 
Liability Insurance) 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 April 21, 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. 2900-0590'' 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) 461-0966 or e-
mail: denise.mclamb@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 Clause 852.237-7, 
Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance.
    b. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.228-71 
(formerly 852.237.71), Indemnification and Insurance.
    c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 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 Clause 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 852.228-71 (formerly 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.
    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 January 14, 2011, at pages 2761-2762.
    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 Clause 852.237-7, 
Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance--750 hours
    b. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.228-71 
(formerly 852.237.71), Indemnification and Insurance--250 hours.
    c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.207-70, 
Report of Employment under Commercial Activities--15 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent:
    a. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.237-7, 
Indemnification and Medical Liability Insurance--30 minutes.
    b. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.228-71 
(formerly 852.237.71), Indemnification and Insurance--30 minutes.
    c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 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 852.228-71 
(formerly

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852.237.71), Indemnification and Insurance--500.
    c. Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation Clause 852.207-70, 
Report of Employment Under Commercial Activities--30.

    Dated: March 17, 2011.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-6683 Filed 3-21-11; 8:45 am]
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