Agency Information Collection (Caution to Bidders-Bid Envelopes) Activities Under OMB Review, 42820 [2013-17031]

Download as PDF 42820 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 137 / Wednesday, July 17, 2013 / Notices The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or 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 agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: June 25, 2013. Allan Hopkins, Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2013–17085 Filed 7–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0593] Agency Information Collection (Caution to Bidders—Bid Envelopes) 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 ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:23 Jul 16, 2013 Jkt 229001 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. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 16, 2013. BILLING CODE 8320–01–P 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– 0593’’ 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. 2900–0593.’’ DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Provision 852.214– 70, Caution to Bidders—Bid Envelopes. OMB Control Number: 2900–0593. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VAAR provision 852.214— 70, Caution to Bidders—Bid Envelopes, advises bidders that it is their responsibility to ensure that their bid price cannot be ascertained by anyone prior to bid opening. It also advises bidders to identify their bids by showing the invitation number and bid opening date on the outside of the bid envelope. The information requested from bidders is needed to identify bid envelopes from other mail or packages received and to ensure the bids are delivered to the proper bid opening room on time and prior to bid opening. 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 21700–21711. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Estimated Annual Burden: 2 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 seconds. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 640. PO 00000 Dated: July 11, 2013. Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2013–17031 Filed 7–16–13; 8:45 am] [OMB Control No. 2900–0589] Agency Information Collection (Purchase of Shellfish) 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 16, 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– 0589’’ 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. 2900–0589.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Provision 852.270– 3, Shellfish. OMB Control Number: 2900–0589. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VAAR clause 852.270–3, Purchase of Shellfish, requires that a firm furnishing shellfish to VA must ensure that the shellfish is packaged in a container that is marked with the packer’s State certificate number and State abbreviation. In addition, the firm must ensure that the container is tagged SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17JYN1.SGM 17JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 137 (Wednesday, July 17, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 42820]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-17031]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0593]


Agency Information Collection (Caution to Bidders--Bid Envelopes) 
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 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 16, 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. 2900-0593'' 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. 2900-0593.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Provision 
852.214-70, Caution to Bidders--Bid Envelopes.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0593.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VAAR provision 852.214--70, Caution to Bidders--Bid 
Envelopes, advises bidders that it is their responsibility to ensure 
that their bid price cannot be ascertained by anyone prior to bid 
opening. It also advises bidders to identify their bids by showing the 
invitation number and bid opening date on the outside of the bid 
envelope. The information requested from bidders is needed to identify 
bid envelopes from other mail or packages received and to ensure the 
bids are delivered to the proper bid opening room on time and prior to 
bid opening.
    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 21700-21711.
    Affected Public: Business or other for profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 2 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 seconds.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 640.

    Dated: July 11, 2013.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Crystal Rennie,
VA Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-17031 Filed 7-16-13; 8:45 am]
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