Proposed Information Collection (Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Provision 852.214-70, Caution to Bidder-Bid Envelopes) Activity: Comment Request, 40773-40774 [2016-14687]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 120 / Wednesday, June 22, 2016 / Notices 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 or labeled to show the name and address of the approved producer or shipper, the name of the State of origin, and the certificate number of the approved producer or shipper. This information normally accompanies the shellfish from the packer and is not information that must be separately obtained by the seller. The information is needed to ensure that shellfish purchased by VA comes from a State- and Federal-approved and inspected source. The information is used to help ensure that VA purchases healthful shellfish. 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. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit and Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: .5 hours. Estimated Average: Burden per Respondent: 1 minute. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 25. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Enterprise Records Management Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–14686 Filed 6–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0325] Proposed Information Collection (Certificate of Delivery of Advance Payment and Enrollment) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), 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 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:02 Jun 21, 2016 Jkt 238001 concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 22, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M33), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0325’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632–8924 or FAX (202) 632–8925. 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, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’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: Certificate of Delivery of Advance Payment and Enrollment. OMB Control Number: 2900–0325. Type of Review: Revision of an approved collection. Abstract: VA uses information from the current collection at the beginning of the school term to ensure that advance payments have been delivered and to determine whether the student has increased, reduced, or terminated training. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 122 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40773 Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1465. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Enterprise Records Management Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–14680 Filed 6–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0593] Proposed Information Collection (Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Provision 852.214–70, Caution to Bidder—Bid Envelopes) 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 extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 22, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or to Ricky Clark, Office of Acquisition and Logistics (003A2A), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420; or email Ricky.clark@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0593’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ricky Clark at (202) 632–5400, Fax (202) 343–1434. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22JNN1.SGM 22JNN1 40774 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 120 / Wednesday, June 22, 2016 / Notices mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 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. Titles: Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Provision 852.214– 70, Caution to Bidder—Bid Envelopes. OMB Control Number: 2900–0593. Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved collection. Abstract: VAAR provision 852.214– 70, 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:02 Jun 21, 2016 Jkt 238001 envelope. The Government often furnishes a blank bid envelope or a label for use by bidders/offers to identify their bids. The bidder is advised to fill in the required information. This information requested from bidders is needed by the Government to identify bid envelopes from other mail or packages received without having to open the envelopes or packages and possibly exposing bid prices before bid opening. The information will be used to identify which parcels or envelopes are bids and which are other routine mail. The information is also needed to help ensure that bids are delivered to the proper bid opening room on time and prior to bid opening. The contracting officer will use the information to evaluate whether or not the item offered meets the specification requirements. PO 00000 Frm 00122 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 2 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 seconds. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 640. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Enterprise Records Management Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–14687 Filed 6–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\22JNN1.SGM 22JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 120 (Wednesday, June 22, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0593]


Proposed Information Collection (Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) 
Provision 852.214-70, Caution to Bidder--Bid Envelopes) Activity: 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of Management, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 extension of a currently approved 
collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the 
notice. This notice describes the nature of the information collection 
and its expected cost and burden and includes the actual data 
collection instrument.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before August 22, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 
www.Regulations.gov; or to Ricky Clark, Office of Acquisition and 
Logistics (003A2A), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20420; or email Ricky.clark@va.gov. Please refer to 
``OMB Control No. 2900-0593'' in any correspondence. During the comment 
period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ricky Clark at (202) 632-5400, Fax 
(202) 343-1434.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 
U.S.C.

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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.
    Titles: Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Provision 
852.214-70, Caution to Bidder--Bid Envelopes.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0593.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved 
collection.
    Abstract: VAAR provision 852.214-70, 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 Government often furnishes 
a blank bid envelope or a label for use by bidders/offers to identify 
their bids. The bidder is advised to fill in the required information. 
This information requested from bidders is needed by the Government to 
identify bid envelopes from other mail or packages received without 
having to open the envelopes or packages and possibly exposing bid 
prices before bid opening. The information will be used to identify 
which parcels or envelopes are bids and which are other routine mail. 
The information is also needed to help ensure that bids are delivered 
to the proper bid opening room on time and prior to bid opening. 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.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit and not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 2 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 seconds.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 640.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
Program Specialist, Enterprise Records Management Service, Office of 
Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2016-14687 Filed 6-21-16; 8:45 am]
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