Proposed Information Collection (Locality Pay System for Nurses and Other Health Care Personnel) Activity; Comment Request, 63356 [2011-26291]

Download as PDF jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 63356 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 197 / Wednesday, October 12, 2011 / Notices or to Cynthia Harvey Pryor, Veterans Health Administration (10P7BFP), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: cynthia.harveypryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘2900– 0630’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor (202) 461–5870 or FAX (202) 273–9387. 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, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’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: 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. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 83,333 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 10 minutes. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:43 Oct 11, 2011 Jkt 226001 Frequency of Response: Semiannually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250,000. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 500,000. Dated: October 6, 2011. By direction of the Secretary: Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–26290 Filed 10–11–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0519] Proposed Information Collection (Locality Pay System for Nurses and Other Health Care Personnel) Activity; Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 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 for information needed to determine locality pay rates for nurses at VA facilities. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 12, 2011. SUMMARY: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov; or to Cynthia Harvey Pryor, Veterans Health Administration (10P7BFP), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail cynthia.harveypryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘2900– 0519’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor (202) 461–5870 or fax (202) 273–9387. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Stout (202) 461–5867 or fax (202) 273–9381. 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, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’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: Locality Pay System for Nurses and Other Health Care Personnel, VA Form 10–0132. OMB Control Number: 2900–0519. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 10–0132 is used to collect data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics or other third party industry surveys to determine locality pay system for certain health care personnel. VA medical facility Directors will use the data collected to determine the appropriate pay scale for registered nurses, nurse anesthetists, and other health care personnel. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 263 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 45 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 351. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: October 6, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–26291 Filed 10–11–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 197 (Wednesday, October 12, 2011)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-26291]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0519]


Proposed Information Collection (Locality Pay System for Nurses 
and Other Health Care Personnel) Activity; Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), 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 for 
information needed to determine locality pay rates for nurses at VA 
facilities.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before December 12, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov; or to Cynthia Harvey Pryor, Veterans Health 
Administration (10P7BFP), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail cynthia.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to ``2900-0519'' in any correspondence. 
During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor (202) 461-5870 or 
fax (202) 273-9387.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary Stout (202) 461-5867 or fax (202) 
273-9381.

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, VHA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of VHA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of VHA'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: Locality Pay System for Nurses and Other Health Care 
Personnel, VA Form 10-0132.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0519.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 10-0132 is used to collect data from the Bureau 
of Labor Statistics or other third party industry surveys to determine 
locality pay system for certain health care personnel. VA medical 
facility Directors will use the data collected to determine the 
appropriate pay scale for registered nurses, nurse anesthetists, and 
other health care personnel.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 263 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 45 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 351.

    Dated: October 6, 2011.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-26291 Filed 10-11-11; 8:45 am]
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