Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation; Architect-Engineer Fee Proposal; Contractor Production Report; Daily Log and Contract Progress Report, 61183-61184 [2018-25911]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 28, 2018 / Notices Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,134. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 21,568. Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,189. 2. Title: Request for Transfer of Property Seized/Forfeited by a Treasury Agency OMB Control Number: 1505–0152. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Description: Form TD F 92–22.46 is necessary for the application for receipt of seized assets by State and Local Law Enforcement agencies. Form: TD F 92–22.46. Affected Public: State and local governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 7,000. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,500. 3. Title: Assessment of Fees on Large Bank Holding Companies and Nonbank Financial Companies OMB Control Number: 1505–0245. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Description: The Financial Research Fund (FRF) Preauthorized Payment Agreement form will collect information with respect to the final rule (31 CFR part 150) on the assessment of fees on large bank holding companies and nonbank financial companies supervised by the Federal Reserve Board to cover the expenses of the FRF. Form: TD F 105.1. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Number of Respondents: 39. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 39. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Dated: November 21, 2018. Spencer W. Clark, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–25909 Filed 11–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:19 Nov 27, 2018 Jkt 247001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for Meaningful Access Information Collections Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests. DATES: Comments should be received on or before December 28, 2018 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to (1) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for Treasury, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or email at OIRA_Submission@ OMB.EOP.gov and (2) Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 8100, Washington, DC 20220, or email at PRA@treasury.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Jennifer Quintana by emailing PRA@treasury.gov, calling (202) 622–0489, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) Title: Generic Clearance for Meaningful Access Information Collections (Conferences). OMB Control Number: 1520–0009. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Description: A court order was issued in American Council of the Blind v. Paulson, 591 F. Supp. 2d 1 (D.D.C. 2008) (‘‘ACB v. Paulson’’) requiring the Department of the Treasury and BEP to ‘‘provide meaningful access to United States currency for blind and other visually impaired persons, which steps shall be completed, in connection with each denomination of currency, not later than the date when a redesign of that denomination is next approved by the Secretary of the Treasury . . .’’ PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61183 In compliance with the court’s order, BEP intends to meet individually with blind and visually impaired persons and request their feedback about tactile features that BEP is considering for possible incorporation into the next U.S. paper currency redesign. BEP employees will attend national conventions and conferences for disabled persons. At those gatherings, BEP employees will invite blind and visually impaired persons to provide feedback about certain tactile features being considered for inclusion in future United States currency paper designs. Form: None. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 650. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 650. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 650. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Dated: November 21, 2018. Spencer W. Clark, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–25910 Filed 11–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4840–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0208] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation; Architect-Engineer Fee Proposal; Contractor Production Report; Daily Log and Contract Progress Report 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 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 December 28, 2018. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1 61184 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 229 / Wednesday, November 28, 2018 / Notices 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. 2900–0208’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rafael Taylor, Procurement Policy and Warrant Management Service (003A2A), Department of Veterans Affairs, 425 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 382–2787 or email Rafael.Taylor@ va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0208’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. Title: Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR): VA Form 6298 (formerly 10–6298), Architect-Engineer Fee Proposal; VA Form 10101, Contractor Production Report (formerly VA Form 10–6131, Daily Log and VA Form 10–6001a, Contract Progress Report). OMB Control Number: 2900–0208. Type of Review: Renewal with changes of a currently approved collection. Abstract: This Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) submission seeks renewal with changes of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval No. 2900– 0208 as follows: • Replace both existing VA Form 10– 6131 (Daily Log (Contract Progress Report—Formal Contract)) and VA Form 10–6001a (Contract Progress Report) with one new form, which combines the intended purpose for VA Form 10–6131 and VA Form 10–6001a. The new combined form would now read: ‘‘VA Form 10101, Contractor Production Report.’’ VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:19 Nov 27, 2018 Jkt 247001 • Renumber VA Form 10–6298 Architect-Engineer Fee Proposal, to ‘‘VA Form 6298,’’ and revise the content in the form with updated thresholds and FAR citations. The above proposed revisions do not change the currently approved burden hours. The actual VA Form 10101 and VA Form 6298 can be located at VA Forms website https://www.va.gov/ vaforms/default.asp. The Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Construction and Facilities Management (CFM), manages a multimillion-dollar construction program that involves the design and construction of medical centers, and other VA facilities including building improvements and conversions. The actual construction work is contracted out to private construction firms. VA Form 6298 (formerly 10–6298), Architect-Engineer Fee Proposal: The use of this form is mandatory for obtaining the proposal and supporting cost or pricing data from the contractor and subcontractor in the negotiation of all architect-engineer contracts for design services when the contract price is estimated to be $50,000 or more. It is also used in obtaining proposals and supporting cost or pricing data for architect-engineer services for research study, seismic study, master planning study, construction management and other related services contracts. A Contractor Production Report is also used, but supplemented or modified as needed for the particular project type. (VA Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) 836.606–71, Architect-engineer’s proposal, and VAAR 853.236–70.) VA Form 10101, Contractor Production Report (formerly VA Form 10–6131), Daily Log—Formal Contract, and VA Form 10–6001a, Contract PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Progress Report, depending on the size of the contract: Is used to record the data necessary to ensure the contractor provides sufficient labor and materials to accomplish the contract work. Contractors are required to guarantee the performance of the work necessary to complete the project. VAAR 852.236– 79 details what needs to be addressed by the contractor on the Contractor Production Report. Failure to receive information from the Contractor Production Report could result in a claim for non-performance and construction delays against the Government if the Government were unable to collect this information to administer the contract. 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 83 FR 45482 on September 7, 2018. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: VA Form 6298—1,000 Burden Hours. VA Form 10101—4,341 Burden Hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: VA Form 6298—4 Hours. VA Form 10101—24 Minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: VA Form 6298—250. VA Form 10101— 10,853. By direction of the Secretary: Cynthia D. Harvey-Pryor, Government Information Specialist, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2018–25911 Filed 11–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 229 (Wednesday, November 28, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0208]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: 
Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation; Architect-
Engineer Fee Proposal; Contractor Production Report; Daily Log and 
Contract Progress Report

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 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 December 28, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through

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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-
0208'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rafael Taylor, Procurement Policy and 
Warrant Management Service (003A2A), Department of Veterans Affairs, 
425 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 382-2787 or email 
[email protected]. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0208'' in 
any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501-21.
    Title: Department of Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation 
(VAAR): VA Form 6298 (formerly 10-6298), Architect-Engineer Fee 
Proposal; VA Form 10101, Contractor Production Report (formerly VA Form 
10-6131, Daily Log and VA Form 10-6001a, Contract Progress Report).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0208.
    Type of Review: Renewal with changes of a currently approved 
collection.
    Abstract: This Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) submission seeks 
renewal with changes of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval 
No. 2900-0208 as follows:
     Replace both existing VA Form 10-6131 (Daily Log (Contract 
Progress Report--Formal Contract)) and VA Form 10-6001a (Contract 
Progress Report) with one new form, which combines the intended purpose 
for VA Form 10-6131 and VA Form 10-6001a. The new combined form would 
now read: ``VA Form 10101, Contractor Production Report.''
     Renumber VA Form 10-6298 Architect-Engineer Fee Proposal, 
to ``VA Form 6298,'' and revise the content in the form with updated 
thresholds and FAR citations.
    The above proposed revisions do not change the currently approved 
burden hours. The actual VA Form 10101 and VA Form 6298 can be located 
at VA Forms website https://www.va.gov/vaforms/default.asp.
    The Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Construction and 
Facilities Management (CFM), manages a multimillion-dollar construction 
program that involves the design and construction of medical centers, 
and other VA facilities including building improvements and 
conversions. The actual construction work is contracted out to private 
construction firms.
    VA Form 6298 (formerly 10-6298), Architect-Engineer Fee Proposal: 
The use of this form is mandatory for obtaining the proposal and 
supporting cost or pricing data from the contractor and subcontractor 
in the negotiation of all architect-engineer contracts for design 
services when the contract price is estimated to be $50,000 or more. It 
is also used in obtaining proposals and supporting cost or pricing data 
for architect-engineer services for research study, seismic study, 
master planning study, construction management and other related 
services contracts. A Contractor Production Report is also used, but 
supplemented or modified as needed for the particular project type. (VA 
Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) 836.606-71, Architect-engineer's 
proposal, and VAAR 853.236-70.)
    VA Form 10101, Contractor Production Report (formerly VA Form 10-
6131), Daily Log--Formal Contract, and VA Form 10-6001a, Contract 
Progress Report, depending on the size of the contract: Is used to 
record the data necessary to ensure the contractor provides sufficient 
labor and materials to accomplish the contract work. Contractors are 
required to guarantee the performance of the work necessary to complete 
the project. VAAR 852.236-79 details what needs to be addressed by the 
contractor on the Contractor Production Report. Failure to receive 
information from the Contractor Production Report could result in a 
claim for non-performance and construction delays against the 
Government if the Government were unable to collect this information to 
administer the contract.
    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 83 FR 45482 on September 7, 2018.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit and not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Estimated Annual Burden: VA Form 6298--1,000 Burden Hours. VA Form 
10101--4,341 Burden Hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: VA Form 6298--4 Hours. VA 
Form 10101--24 Minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: VA Form 6298--250. VA Form 10101--
10,853.

    By direction of the Secretary:
Cynthia D. Harvey-Pryor,
Government Information Specialist, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2018-25911 Filed 11-27-18; 8:45 am]
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