Proposed Information Collection (Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Clause 852.211-70, Service Data Manual); Activity: Comment Request, 58557-58558 [2016-20342]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 165 / Thursday, August 25, 2016 / Notices By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–20341 Filed 8–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0003] Proposed Information Collection (Application for Burial Benefits (Under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 23), VA Form 21P– 530); 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. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 26, 2016. ADDRESSES: 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. 2900–0003, VA Form 21P– 530’’ in any correspondence. 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. 2900–0003, VA Form 21P– 530.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Burial Benefits (Under 38 U.S.C. Chapter 23), VA Form 21P–530. OMB Control Number: 2900–0003. Type of Review: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. Abstract: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), through its Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Aug 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 administers an integrated program of benefits and services established by law for veterans, service personnel, and their dependents and/or beneficiaries. Information is requested by this form under the authority of 38 U.S.C. chapter 23 ‘‘Burial Benefits,’’ including 38 U.S.C. 2302, 2303, 2304, 2307, and 2308. VA uses the information provided on the form to evaluate the respondent’s eligibility for monetary burial benefits, including the burial allowance, plot or internment allowance, and transportation reimbursement. 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 period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published at 81 FR 36658 on Tuesday June 7, 2016. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 33,750 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 135,000. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–20337 Filed 8–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0587] Proposed Information Collection (Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Clause 852.211–70, Service Data Manual); Activity: Comment Request 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), the Office of Acquisition and Logistics (OAL), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58557 Comments must be submitted on or before September 26, 2016. ADDRESSES: 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. 2900–0587’’ in any correspondence. DATES: 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. 2900–0587.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Clause 852.211–70, Service Data Manual. OMB Control Number: 2900–0587. Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved collection Abstract: VAAR clause 852.211–70 is used when VA purchases technical medical equipment and devices or mechanical equipment. The clause requires the contractor to furnish both operator’s manuals and maintenance/ repair manuals with the equipment provided to the Government. This clause sets forth those requirements and sets forth the minimum standards those manuals must meet to be acceptable. Generally, this is the same operator’s manual furnished with each piece of equipment sold to the general public and the same repair manual used by company technicians in repairing the company’s equipment. The cost of the manuals is included in the contract price or listed as separately priced line items on the purchase order. The operator’s manual will be used by the individual actually operating the equipment to ensure proper operation and cleaning. The repair manual will be used by VA equipment repair staff to repair the equipment. The contracting officer will use the information to evaluate whether or not the item offered meets the specification requirements. Affected Public: Private Sector— Business or other for-profit and not-forprofit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 621 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3725. E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1 58558 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 165 / Thursday, August 25, 2016 / Notices By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–20342 Filed 8–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0588] Proposed Information Collection (Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Provision 852.211–71, Special Notice); Activity: Comment Request 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), the Office of Acquisition and Logistics (OAL), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), 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 September 26, 2016. ADDRESSES: 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. 2900–0588’’ in any correspondence. SUMMARY: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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. 2900–0588.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Provision 852.211– 71, Special Notice. OMB Control Number: 2900–0588. Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved collection. Abstract: VAAR provision 852.211–71 is used only in VA’s telephone system acquisition solicitations and requires VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Aug 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 the contractor, after award of the contract, to submit descriptive literature on the equipment the contractor intends to furnish to show how that equipment meets the specification requirements of the solicitation. The information is needed to ensure that the equipment proposed by the contractor meets the specification requirements. Failure to require the information could result in the installation of equipment that does not meet contract requirements, with significant loss to the contractor if the contractor subsequently had to remove the equipment and furnish equipment that did meet the specification requirements. The contracting officer will use the information to evaluate whether or not the item offered meets the specification requirements. Affected Public: Private Sector— Business or other for-profit and not-forprofit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 875 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 300 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 175. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–20343 Filed 8–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0652] Agency Information Collection (Request for Nursing Home Information in Connection With Claim for Aid and Attendance (VA Form 21– 0779)) Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–21), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration, 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 and it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 26, 2016. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 2900–0652’’ in any correspondence. 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. 2900–0652’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Request for Nursing Home Information in connection with Claim for Aid and Attendance (VA Form 21– 0779). OMB Control Number: 2900–0652. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–0779 is used to gather the necessary information to determine eligibility for pension and aid and attendance benefits based on nursing home status. The form also requests information regarding Medicaid status and nursing home care charges, so VA can determine the proper rate of payment. 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 109, on June 7, 2016, pages 36659 and 36660. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 10,188. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 61,125. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Program Analyst, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–20364 Filed 8–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 165 (Thursday, August 25, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0587]


Proposed Information Collection (Veterans Affairs Acquisition 
Regulation (VAAR) Clause 852.211-70, Service Data Manual); Activity: 
Comment Request

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), the Office of Acquisition and Logistics (OAL), 
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), 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 September 26, 2016.

ADDRESSES: 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-
0587'' in any correspondence.


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.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
0587.''

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Clause 
852.211-70, Service Data Manual.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0587.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved 
collection
    Abstract: VAAR clause 852.211-70 is used when VA purchases 
technical medical equipment and devices or mechanical equipment. The 
clause requires the contractor to furnish both operator's manuals and 
maintenance/repair manuals with the equipment provided to the 
Government. This clause sets forth those requirements and sets forth 
the minimum standards those manuals must meet to be acceptable. 
Generally, this is the same operator's manual furnished with each piece 
of equipment sold to the general public and the same repair manual used 
by company technicians in repairing the company's equipment. The cost 
of the manuals is included in the contract price or listed as 
separately priced line items on the purchase order. The operator's 
manual will be used by the individual actually operating the equipment 
to ensure proper operation and cleaning. The repair manual will be used 
by VA equipment repair staff to repair the equipment. The contracting 
officer will use the information to evaluate whether or not the item 
offered meets the specification requirements.
    Affected Public: Private Sector--Business or other for-profit and 
not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 621 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3725.


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    By direction of the Secretary.
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
 Program Specialist, Office of Privacy and Records Management, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2016-20342 Filed 8-24-16; 8:45 am]
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