Proposed Information Collection (Application for Annual Clothing Allowance) Activity: Comment Request, 70829-70830 [2011-29363]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 15, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0208] Proposed Information Collection (Architect—Engineer Fee Proposal) 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 used to notify contractors of available work, solicit and evaluate bids, and monitor work in progress. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 17, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Veterans Health Administration (10P7BFP), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420; or email: cynthia.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0208’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461–5870 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:06 Nov 14, 2011 Jkt 226001 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. Architect—Engineer Fee Proposal, VA Form 10–6298. b. Daily Log (Contract Progress Report—Formal Contract), VA Form 10– 6131. c. Supplement Contract Progress Report, VA Form 10–61001a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0208. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstracts: a. An Architect-engineering firm selected for negotiation of a contract with VA is required to submit a fee proposal based on the scope and complexity of the project. VA Form 10– 6298 is used to obtain such proposal and supporting cost or pricing data from the contractor and subcontractor. b. VA Forms 10–6131 and 10–6001a are used to record data necessary to assure the contractor provides sufficient labor and materials to accomplish the contract work. VA Form 10–6131 is used for national contracts and VA Form 10–6001a is used for smaller VA Medical Center station level projects and as an option on major projects before the interim schedule is submitted. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 5,341 hours. a. VA Form 10–6298—1,000. b. VA Form 10–6131—3,591. c. VA Form 10–6001a—750. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. VA Form 10–6298—4 hours. b. VA Form 10–6131—12 minutes. c. VA Form 10–6001a—12 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VA Form 10–6298—250. b. VA Form 10–6131—17,955. c. VA Form 10–6001a—3,750. Dated: November 8, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–29362 Filed 11–14–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70829 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0198] Proposed Information Collection (Application for Annual Clothing Allowance) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 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 determine a veteran’s eligibility for clothing allowance. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 17, 2012. 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 email: cynthia.harvey-pryor@ va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0198’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461–5870 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1 70830 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 220 / Tuesday, November 15, 2011 / Notices 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: Application for Annual Clothing Allowance (Under 38 U.S.C. 1162), VA Form 10–8678. OMB Control Number: 2900–0198. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 10–8678 is used to gather the necessary information to determine if a veteran is eligible for clothing allowance benefits due to a service connected disability. Clothing allowance is payable if the veteran uses a prosthetic or orthopedic device (including a wheelchair) that tends to wear out or tear clothing or is prescribe medication for skin condition that causes irreparable damage to outer garments. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 1,120 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,720. Dated: November 8, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–29363 Filed 11–14–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0688] Proposed Information Collection (Procedures, and Security for Government Financing) 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 proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:06 Nov 14, 2011 Jkt 226001 for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to reduce or suspend contract payments and to determine if the contractor has adequate security to warrant payment in advance. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 17, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) 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 email: arita.tillman@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0688’’ 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. 3501–21), 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. Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) 832.006–4, Procedures. b. Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) 832.202–4, Security for Government Financing. OMB Control Number: 2900–0688. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Data collected under VAAR 832.006–4 will be used to assess a contractor’s overall financial condition, and ability to continue contract PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 performance if payments are reduced or suspended upon a finding of fraud. VA will use the data collected under VAAR 832.202–4 to determine whether or not a contractor has adequate security to warrant an advance payment. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VAAR 832.006–4, Procedures—50 hours. b. VAAR 832.202–4, Security for Government Financing—10 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. VAAR 832.006–4, Procedures—5 hours. b. VAAR 832.202–4, Security for Government Financing—1 hour. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VAAR 832.006–4, Procedures—10. b. VAAR 832.202–4, Security for Government Financing—10. Dated: November 8, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–29367 Filed 11–14–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0669] Proposed Information Collection (Claim for Credit of Annual Leave) Activity: Comment Request Human Resources Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Human Resources Management (HRM), 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. This notice solicits comments on information needed to process current and former employee’s claims for restored annual leave charged on a nonworkday while on military active duty. SUMMARY: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed DATES: E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0198]


Proposed Information Collection (Application for Annual Clothing 
Allowance) Activity: Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) 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 determine a veteran's 
eligibility for clothing allowance.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before January 17, 2012.

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 email: cynthia.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0198'' in any 
correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed 
online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461-5870 
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

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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: Application for Annual Clothing Allowance (Under 38 U.S.C. 
1162), VA Form 10-8678.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0198.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 10-8678 is used to gather the necessary 
information to determine if a veteran is eligible for clothing 
allowance benefits due to a service connected disability. Clothing 
allowance is payable if the veteran uses a prosthetic or orthopedic 
device (including a wheelchair) that tends to wear out or tear clothing 
or is prescribe medication for skin condition that causes irreparable 
damage to outer garments.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 1,120 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,720.

    Dated: November 8, 2011.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.
[FR Doc. 2011-29363 Filed 11-14-11; 8:45 am]
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