Proposed Information Collection (Technical Industry Standards) Activity: Comment Request, 22366 [2013-08739]

Download as PDF 22366 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 72 / Monday, April 15, 2013 / Notices Estimated Number of Responses: 57. Estimated Burden per Response: 26 hours. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,482 hours. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the OCC, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the OCC’s estimate of the information collection burden; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) Estimates of the capital or start-up costs and the costs associated with the operation, maintenance, and acquisition of services necessary to provide the required information. Dated: April 9, 2013. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division. [FR Doc. 2013–08706 Filed 4–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0586] Proposed Information Collection (Technical Industry Standards) Activity: Comment Request Office of Acquisition and Logistics, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Office of Acquisition and Logistics (OA&L), 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 sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:00 Apr 12, 2013 Jkt 229001 comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to ensure items being purchased meet minimum safety standards. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 14, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or to Sylvester Rainey, OA&L (003A2A), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420; or email: sylvester.rainey@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0586’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sylvester Rainey at (202) 632–5993 or Fax (202) 343–1434. 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, OA&L invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of OA&L’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of OA&L’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: Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Provision 852.211– 72 (formerly 852.211–75), Technical Industry Standards. OMB Control Number: 2900–0586. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VAAR provision 852.211– 72, Technical Industry Standards, requires items offered for sale to VA under the solicitation conform to certain technical industry standards, such as Underwriters Laboratory (UL) or the National Fire Protection Association. Contractor must furnish evidence to VA stating that the items meet the PO 00000 Frm 00142 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 requirements. The evidence can be in a tag or seal affixed to the item, such as the UL tag on an electrical cord or a tag on a fire-rated door. Items that do not meet the standards or not previously tested must come with a certificate from an acceptable laboratory certifying that the items furnished were tested in accordance with, and conform to, the specified standards. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 1225 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2450. Dated: April 9, 2013. By direction of the Secretary: William F. Russo, Deputy Director, Office of Regulations Policy and Management, Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–08739 Filed 4–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0589] Proposed Information Collection (Purchase of Shellfish) Activity: Comment Request Office of Acquisition and Logistics, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Office of Acquisition and Logistics (OA&L), 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 the information needed to ensure that shellfish purchased by VA are from a State- and Federal-approved and inspected source. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 14, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15APN1.SGM 15APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0586]


Proposed Information Collection (Technical Industry Standards) 
Activity: Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of Acquisition and Logistics, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Acquisition and Logistics (OA&L), 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 the 
information needed to ensure items being purchased meet minimum safety 
standards.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before June 14, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; 
or to Sylvester Rainey, OA&L (003A2A), Department of Veterans Affairs, 
810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420; or email: 
sylvester.rainey@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0586'' 
in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be 
viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sylvester Rainey at (202) 632-5993 or 
Fax (202) 343-1434.

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, OA&L 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of OA&L's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of OA&L'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: Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Provision 
852.211-72 (formerly 852.211-75), Technical Industry Standards.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0586.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VAAR provision 852.211-72, Technical Industry Standards, 
requires items offered for sale to VA under the solicitation conform to 
certain technical industry standards, such as Underwriters Laboratory 
(UL) or the National Fire Protection Association. Contractor must 
furnish evidence to VA stating that the items meet the requirements. 
The evidence can be in a tag or seal affixed to the item, such as the 
UL tag on an electrical cord or a tag on a fire-rated door. Items that 
do not meet the standards or not previously tested must come with a 
certificate from an acceptable laboratory certifying that the items 
furnished were tested in accordance with, and conform to, the specified 
standards.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1225 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2450.

    Dated: April 9, 2013.
    By direction of the Secretary:
William F. Russo,
Deputy Director, Office of Regulations Policy and Management, Office of 
General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-08739 Filed 4-12-13; 8:45 am]
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