Proposed Information Collection (Availability of Educational, Licensing, and Certification Records); Activity: Comment Request, 47860-47861 [2016-17343]

Download as PDF 47860 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 141 / Friday, July 22, 2016 / Notices 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. 2900–0585’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. 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. 2016–17340 Filed 7–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 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. Titles: Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Clause 852.211–73, Brand Name or Equal. OMB Control Number: 2900–0585. Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved collection. Abstract: VAAR clause 852.211–73 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. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,125 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,750. Special Medical Advisory Group, Notice of Meeting; Amendment ehiers on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Special Medical Advisory Group will meet on September 1, 2016, at the VHA National Conference Center, 2011 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST in the Potomac A Room. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Group is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Under Secretary for Health on the care and treatment of Veterans, and other matters pertinent to the Department’s Veterans Health Administration (VHA). The agenda for the meeting will include a review of Commission on Care, Center for Compassionate Innovation (CCI), VA Innovation Center & Innovation Fellows, Strategic Partnerships and Rebuilding Relationships with IBM Watson and Google Deep Mind. Thirty (30) minutes will be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public. Members of the public may submit written statements for review by the Committee to Dr. Donna WellsTaylor, Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Patient Care Services (10P4), Veterans Health Administration, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, or by email at donna.wellstaylor@va.gov. Because the meeting is being held in the VHA National Conference Center, a photo I.D. is required at the entrance as a part of the clearance process. Therefore, you should plan to arrive 15 minutes before the meeting begins to allow time for the clearance process. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should contact Dr. Donna Wells-Taylor at (202) 461–1025 or by email. Dated: July 19, 2016. Jelessa M. Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–17363 Filed 7–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:19 Jul 21, 2016 Jkt 238001 [OMB Control No. 2900–0696] Proposed Information Collection (Availability of Educational, Licensing, and Certification Records); Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Ricky Clark at (202) 632–5400, Fax (202) 343–1434. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before September 20, 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. 2900–0696’’ 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 141 / Friday, July 22, 2016 / 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: Availability of Educational, Licensing, and Certification Records. OMB Control Number: 2900–0696. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Educational institutions (including licensing and certification organizations) with approved courses or tests must make records available to government representatives. These records are used to insure that payment of benefits under the education programs VA administers have been made correctly. Affected Public: Educational Institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 11,400 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2 hours. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,700. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–17343 Filed 7–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0060] Agency Information Collection (Claim for One Sum Payment Government Life Insurance (VA Form 29–4125) and Claim for Monthly Payments Government Life Insurance (29–4125a)) Activity Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, 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 Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), 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. ehiers on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:19 Jul 21, 2016 Jkt 238001 DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 22, 2016. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0060’’ in any correspondence. 47861 [OMB Control No. 2900–0698] ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461–5870 or email cynthia.harveypryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0060.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Claim for One Sum Payment Government Life Insurance (29–4125) Claim for Monthly Payments Government Life Insurance (29– 4125a) OMB Control Number: 2900–0060. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: These forms are used by beneficiaries applying for proceeds of Government Life Insurance policies. The information requested on the forms is required by law, 38 U.S.C. Sections 1917 and 1952. 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 at 81 FR 57, page 15789, March 24, 2016. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 12,000 hours (VA Form 29–4125) and 10 hours (VA Form 29–4125a). Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 6 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 120,000 (VA Form 29–4125) and 100 (VA Form 29–4125a). By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–17342 Filed 7–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Proposed Information Collection (Application for Educational Assistance To Supplement Tuition Assistance) 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 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. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine claimants’ eligibility for educational assistance to supplement tuition assistance. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before September 20, 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. 2900–0698’’ 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 141 (Friday, July 22, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0696]


Proposed Information Collection (Availability of Educational, 
Licensing, and Certification Records); Activity: Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 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.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before September 20, 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. 2900-0696'' 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

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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: Availability of Educational, Licensing, and Certification 
Records.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0696.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Educational institutions (including licensing and 
certification organizations) with approved courses or tests must make 
records available to government representatives. These records are used 
to insure that payment of benefits under the education programs VA 
administers have been made correctly.
    Affected Public: Educational Institutions.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 11,400 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2 hours.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,700.

    By direction of the Secretary.
 Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2016-17343 Filed 7-21-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 8320-01-P