Agency Information Collection Activity: Department of Veteran Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Sections 809.504(d) and Clause 852.209-70, 34748-34749 [2017-15698]

Download as PDF 34748 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 142 / Wednesday, July 26, 2017 / Notices bidders of these provisions and requires bidders who want to offer foreign construction material to list the material and its price. Bidders who do not intend to offer foreign material do not need to submit any information under this clause. The information is required to allow VA to make an informed decision as to whether or not to accept a bid that includes foreign construction material. In actual practice, very few bidders ever offer foreign materials and, when they do, very few of those offers are accepted. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VAAR clause 852.236–89, Buy American Act—22 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. VAAR clause 852.236–89—30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 43. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Enterprise Records Service, Office of Quality and Compliance, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–15697 Filed 7–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activity: Decision Ready Claims (DRC) Exam Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, 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 25, 2017. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Submit written comments on the collection of information through ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:49 Jul 25, 2017 Jkt 241001 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–NEW’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461– 5870. Under the PRA of 1995, 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. Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521. Title: Decision Ready Claims (DRC) Exam Review (VA Form 21–0985). OMB Control Number: 2900–NEW. Type of Review: New collection. Abstract: VA Form 21–0985 will be used to identify the condition(s) that a veteran would like VA to schedule a contract examination for in support of his/her Decision Ready Claim. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Enterprise Records Service, Office of Quality and Compliance, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–15700 Filed 7–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0418] Agency Information Collection Activity: Department of Veteran Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Sections 809.504(d) and Clause 852.209–70 The Office of Management (OM), 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 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 25, 2017. SUMMARY: Submit written comments on the collection of information through 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 to Ricky.Clark@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. ‘‘2900–0418’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461– 5870. ADDRESSES: Under the PRA of 1995, 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, OM invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of OM functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of OM estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 142 / Wednesday, July 26, 2017 / Notices mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with 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. Authority: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521). Title: Department Of Veteran Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Sections 809.504(d) and Clause 852.209–70. OMB Control Number: 2900–0418. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VAAR section 809.504(d) and Clause 852.209–70 requires VA to VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:49 Jul 25, 2017 Jkt 241001 determine whether or not to award a contract to a firm that might involve or result in a conflict of interest. VA uses the information to determine whether additional contract terms and conditions are necessary to mitigate the conflict. 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: a. VAAR section 809504(d) and VAAR clause 852.209–7—110 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 34749 a. VAAR section 809.504(d) and VAAR clause 852.209–7—1 hour. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: VAAR section 809.504(d) and VAAR clause 852.209–7—102. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Enterprise Records Service, Office of Quality and Compliance, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–15698 Filed 7–25–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0418]


Agency Information Collection Activity: Department of Veteran 
Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Sections 809.504(d) and Clause 
852.209-70

AGENCY: The Office of Management (OM), 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 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 25, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through 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 to Ricky.Clark@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 
``2900-0418'' in any correspondence. During the comment period, 
comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor at (202) 461-
5870.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, 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, OM invites 
comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of OM functions, including whether 
the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of OM 
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.
    Authority: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3501-
3521).
    Title: Department Of Veteran Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) 
Sections 809.504(d) and Clause 852.209-70.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0418.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VAAR section 809.504(d) and Clause 852.209-70 requires VA 
to determine whether or not to award a contract to a firm that might 
involve or result in a conflict of interest. VA uses the information to 
determine whether additional contract terms and conditions are 
necessary to mitigate the conflict. 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:
    a. VAAR section 809504(d) and VAAR clause 852.209-7--110 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent:
    a. VAAR section 809.504(d) and VAAR clause 852.209-7--1 hour.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: VAAR section 809.504(d) and VAAR 
clause 852.209-7--102.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
Department Clearance Officer, Enterprise Records Service, Office of 
Quality and Compliance, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-15698 Filed 7-25-17; 8:45 am]
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