Proposed Information Collection (Complaint of Employment Discrimination) Activity: Comment Request, 38743 [2011-16502]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 127 / Friday, July 1, 2011 / Notices Parkersburg, West Virginia 26106–1328. A copy of this Notice is available at http://www.treasurydirect.gov. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0716] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberly Poling, Acting Manager, Federal Borrowings Branch, Office of Public Debt Accounting, Bureau of the Public Debt, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26106–1328, (304) 480–5103; Dorothy Dicks, Reporting Team Leader, Federal Borrowings Branch, Division of Accounting Operations, Office of Public Debt Accounting, Bureau of the Public Debt, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26106– 1328, (304) 480–5115; Paul Wolfteich, Chief Counsel, Office of the Chief Counsel, Bureau of the Public Debt, (202) 504–3705; or Brenda L. Hoffman, Attorney-Advisor, Office of the Chief Counsel, Bureau of the Public Debt, (202) 504–3706. An agency that has acquired property or service from a business concern and has failed to pay for the complete delivery of property or service by the required payment date shall pay the business concern an interest penalty. 31 U.S.C. 3902(a). The Contract Disputes Act of 1978, Sec. 12, Public Law 95–563, 92 Stat. 2389, and the Prompt Payment Act of 1982, 31 U.S.C. 3902(a), provide for the calculation of interest due on claims at the rate established by the Secretary of the Treasury. The Secretary of the Treasury has the authority to specify the rate by which the interest shall be computed for interest payments under section 12 of the Contract Disputes Act of 1978 and under the Prompt Payment Act. Under the Prompt Payment Act, if an interest penalty is owed to a business concern, the penalty shall be paid regardless of whether the business concern requested payment of interest. 31 U.S.C. 3902(c)(1). Agencies must pay the interest penalty calculated with the interest rate, which is in effect at the time the agency accrues the obligation to pay a late payment interest penalty. 31 U.S.C. 3902(a). ‘‘The interest penalty shall be paid for the period beginning on the day after the required payment date and ending on the date on which payment is made.’’ 31 U.S.C. 3902(b). Therefore, notice is given that the Secretary of the Treasury has determined that the rate of interest applicable for the period beginning July 1, 2011, and ending on December 31, 2011, is 21⁄2 per centum per annum. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES6 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Richard L. Gregg, Fiscal Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–16656 Filed 6–28–11; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4810–39–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:54 Jun 30, 2011 Jkt 223001 Proposed Information Collection (Complaint of Employment Discrimination) Activity: Comment Request AGENCY: Human Resources and Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Human Resources and Administration (HRA), 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 process a complaint of employment discrimination. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 30, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov or to Lillette Turner-Nelson, Human Resources and Administration, Office of Resolution Management (08B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: lillette.turnernelson@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0716’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillette Turner at (202) 501–2680 or Fax (202) 501–2811. 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, HRA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of HRA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of HRA’s estimate of the PO 00000 Frm 00145 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38743 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: Complaint of Employment Discrimination, VA Form 4939. OMB Control Number: 2900–0716. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA employees, former employees and applicants for employment who believe they were denied employment based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin age, physical or mental disability and/ or reprisal for prior Equal Employment Opportunity activity complete VA Form 4939 to file a complaint of discrimination. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 200 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 419. Dated: June 27, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–16502 Filed 6–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0119] Proposed Information Collection (Report of Treatment in Hospital); Comment Request AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), 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 this notice. E:\FR\FM\01JYN1.SGM 01JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0716]


Proposed Information Collection (Complaint of Employment 
Discrimination) Activity: Comment Request

AGENCY: Human Resources and Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Human Resources and Administration (HRA), 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 process a complaint of employment discrimination.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before August 30, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov or to Lillette Turner-Nelson, Human Resources and 
Administration, Office of Resolution Management (08B), Department of 
Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-
mail: lillette.turner-nelson@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 
2900-0716'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillette Turner at (202) 501-2680 or 
Fax (202) 501-2811.

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, HRA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of HRA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of HRA'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: Complaint of Employment Discrimination, VA Form 4939.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0716.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA employees, former employees and applicants for 
employment who believe they were denied employment based on race, 
color, religion, gender, national origin age, physical or mental 
disability and/or reprisal for prior Equal Employment Opportunity 
activity complete VA Form 4939 to file a complaint of discrimination.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 200 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 419.

    Dated: June 27, 2011.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-16502 Filed 6-30-11; 8:45 am]
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