Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR), Special Notes, 58482-58483 [2017-26758]

Download as PDF 58482 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 237 / Tuesday, December 12, 2017 / Notices 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. 2900–0675’’ 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. 2900–0675’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521. Title: Vetbiz Vendor Information Pages Verification Program, VA Form 0877. OMB Control Number: 2900–0675. Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection. Abstract: Vetbiz Vendor Information Pages Verification Program is used to assist federal agencies in identifying small businesses owned and controlled by veterans and service-connected disabled veterans. The information is necessary to ensure that veteran owned businesses are given the opportunity to participate in Federal contracts and receive contract solicitations information automatically. VA will use the data collected to verify small businesses as veteran-owned or service disabled veteran-owned. 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 82 FR 133, on July 13, 2017, pages 32444 and 32445. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Estimated Annual Burden: 10,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Privacy and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–26754 Filed 12–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:03 Dec 11, 2017 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0049] Agency Information Collection Activity: Request for Approval of School Attendance and School Attendance Report 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 February 12, 2018. 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. 2900–0049’’ 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, 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) SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Request for Approval of School Attendance (VA Forms 21–674 and 21– 674c) and School Attendance Report (VA Form 21–674b). OMB Control Number: 2900–0049. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Recipients of disability compensation, dependency and indemnity compensation, disability pension, and death pension, are entitled to benefits for eligible children between the ages of 18 and 23 who are attending school. VA Forms 21–674, 21–674b, and 21–674c, are used to confirm school attendance of children for whom VA compensation or pension benefits are being paid and to report any changes in entitlement factors; including marriages, a change in course of instruction, and termination of school attendance. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Total Estimated Annual Burden: 37,792 hours. Estimated Burden per Respondent: a. 15 minutes for VA Forms 21–674 and 21–674c. b. 5 minutes for VA Form 21–674b. Frequency of Response: Once. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 177,500. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Privacy and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–26756 Filed 12–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0623] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR), Special Notes Office of Acquisition and Logistics, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Office of Acquisition and Logistics, Department of Veterans Affairs, will SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 237 / Tuesday, December 12, 2017 / Notices 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 January 11, 2018. 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. 2900–0623’’ 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. 2900–0623’’ in any correspondence. ethrower on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. Title: Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Clause 852.236–91, Special Notes. OMB Control Number: 2900–0623. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: VAAR clause 852.236–91, Special Notes 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. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published at 82 FR 44029 on September 20, 2017. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: VAAR Clause 852.236–91, Special Notes —778 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. VAAR Clause 852.236–91 for Qualified Data—.5 hour. 20:03 Dec 11, 2017 Jkt 244001 By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Privacy and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2017–26758 Filed 12–11–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No.2900–0503] Agency Information Collection Activity: Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance Change of Address Statement Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administrations, 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. This notice solicits comments on information needed to inquire about a veteran’s continued ownership of the property issued under Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance when an address change for the veteran is received. The information obtained is used in determining whether continued Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance coverage is applicable since the law granting this insurance provides that coverage terminates if the veteran no longer owns the property. The information requested is required by law, 38 U.S.C. Section 2106. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before February 12, 2018. 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 SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 b. VAAR Clause 852.236–91 for Weather Data—1 hour. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VAAR Clause 852.236–91 for Qualified Data—1516. b. VAAR Clause 852.236–91 for Weather Data—20. PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58483 Administrations (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. 2900–0503’’ 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: Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance Change of Address Statement (VA Form 29–0563). OMB Control Number: 2900–0503. Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection. Abstract: The Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance Change of Address Statement solicits information needed to inquire about a veteran’s continued ownership of the property issued under Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance when an address change for the veteran is received. The information obtained is used in determining whether continued Veterans Mortgage Life Insurance coverage is applicable since the law granting this insurance provides that coverage terminates if the veteran no longer owns the property. The information requested is required by law, 38 U.S.C. Section 2106. This form expired due to high volume of work and staffing changes. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 8 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 237 (Tuesday, December 12, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 58482-58483]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-26758]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0623]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: 
Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR), Special 
Notes

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, 
this notice announces that the Office of Acquisition and Logistics, 
Department of Veterans Affairs, will

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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 January 11, 2018.

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 
[email protected]. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
0623'' 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 
[email protected]. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
0623'' in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

    Authority:  44 U.S.C. 3501-21.

    Title: Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) 
Clause 852.236-91, Special Notes.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0623.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: VAAR clause 852.236-91, Special Notes 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. The Federal Register Notice with a 
60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of 
information was published at 82 FR 44029 on September 20, 2017.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit and not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Estimated Annual Burden: VAAR Clause 852.236-91, Special Notes --
778 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent:
    a. VAAR Clause 852.236-91 for Qualified Data--.5 hour.
    b. VAAR Clause 852.236-91 for Weather Data--1 hour.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents:
    a. VAAR Clause 852.236-91 for Qualified Data--1516.
    b. VAAR Clause 852.236-91 for Weather Data--20.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Cynthia Harvey-Pryor,
Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality, Privacy and Risk, 
Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2017-26758 Filed 12-11-17; 8:45 am]
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