Agency Information Collection (Brand Name or Equal) Activities Under OMB Review, 42593 [2013-17006]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 136 / Tuesday, July 16, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0588] Agency Information Collection (Special Notice) Activities Under OMB Review Office of Acquisition and Logistics, 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 Acquisition and Materiel Management, 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 August 15, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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– 0588’’ in any correspondence. For Further Information or a Copy of the Submission Contact: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632–7492 or email: crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0588.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Provision 852.211– 74, Special Notice (previously 852.210– 74). OMB Control Number: 2900–0588. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VAAR provision 852.211– 74, Special Notice, is used only in VA’s telephone system acquisition solicitations and requires the contractor, after award of the contract, to submit descriptive literature on the equipment stating the equipment meets specification requirements of the solicitation. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:49 Jul 15, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 April 15, 2013, at page 22367. Affected Public: Business or other for profit and Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 875 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 5 hours. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 175. Dated: July 11, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–17023 Filed 7–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0585] Agency Information Collection (Brand Name or Equal) Activities Under OMB Review Office of Acquisition and Logistics, 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 Acquisition and Logistics, Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted 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 August 15, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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– 0585’’ in any correspondence. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 42593 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7492, or email crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0585.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Clause 852.211–77, Brand Name or Equal (was 852.210–77). OMB Control Number: 2900–0585. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VAAR clause 852.211–77 advises bidders or offerors who are proposing to offer an item that is alleged to be equal to the brand name item stated in the bid, that it is the bidder’s or offeror’s responsibility to show that the item offered is in fact, equal to the brand name item. This evidence may be in the form of descriptive literature or material, such as cuts, illustrations, drawings, or other information. While submission of the information is voluntary, failure to provide the information may result in rejection of the firm’s bid or offer if the Government cannot otherwise determine that the item offered is equal. The contracting officer will use the information to evaluate whether or not the item offered meets the specification requirements. 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 April 11, 2013, at pages 21711–21712. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,666 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000. Dated: July 11, 2013. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–17006 Filed 7–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 136 (Tuesday, July 16, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0585]


Agency Information Collection (Brand Name or Equal) Activities 
Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Office of Acquisition and Logistics, 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 
Acquisition and Logistics, Department of Veterans Affairs, has 
submitted 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 August 15, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through 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. 2900-0585'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records 
Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632-7492, or email 
crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0585.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Veterans Affairs Acquisition 
Regulation (VAAR) Clause 852.211-77, Brand Name or Equal (was 852.210-
77).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0585.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VAAR clause 852.211-77 advises bidders or offerors who 
are proposing to offer an item that is alleged to be equal to the brand 
name item stated in the bid, that it is the bidder's or offeror's 
responsibility to show that the item offered is in fact, equal to the 
brand name item. This evidence may be in the form of descriptive 
literature or material, such as cuts, illustrations, drawings, or other 
information. While submission of the information is voluntary, failure 
to provide the information may result in rejection of the firm's bid or 
offer if the Government cannot otherwise determine that the item 
offered is equal. The contracting officer will use the information to 
evaluate whether or not the item offered meets the specification 
requirements.
    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 April 11, 2013, at pages 21711-21712.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit and not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,666 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000.

    Dated: July 11, 2013.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-17006 Filed 7-15-13; 8:45 am]
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