Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records, 1010-1011 [2022-00083]

Download as PDF 1010 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 5 / Friday, January 7, 2022 / Notices a Federal agency, when the government is a party to the judicial or administrative proceeding. 15. Governmental Agencies, for VA Hiring, Security Clearance, Contract, License, Grant VA may disclose information to a Federal, state, local, or other governmental agency maintaining civil or criminal violation records, or other pertinent information, such as employment history, background investigations, or personal or educational background, to obtain information relevant to VA’s hiring, transfer, or retention of an employee, issuance of a security clearance, letting of a contract, or issuance of a license, grant, or other benefit. The disclosure of the names and addresses of Veterans and their dependents from VA records under this routine use must also comply with the provisions of 38 U.S.C. 5701. 16. State or Local Agencies, for Employment VA may disclose information to a state, local, or other governmental agency, upon its official request, as relevant and necessary to that agency’s decision on the hiring, transfer, or retention of an employee, the issuance of a security clearance, the letting of a contract, or the issuance of a license, grant, or other benefit by that agency. The disclosure of the names and addresses of Veterans and their dependents from VA records under this routine use must also comply with the provisions of 38 U.S.C. 5701. 16. SSA, HHS, for SSN Validation VA may disclose information to the Social Security Administration and the Department of Health and Human Services for the purpose of conducting computer matches to obtain information to validate the social security numbers maintained in VA records. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORAGE OF RECORDS: tkelley on DSK125TN23PROD with NOTICE The VetBiz VIP will be stored in a computerized database. The system will operate on servers, located on the VA EC MAG, Region 1 and Region 2, or Region 3. Data backups will reside on appropriate media, according to normal system backup plans for VA Enterprise Operations. The system will be managed by VA OSDBU, in VA Headquarters, Washington, DC. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR RETRIEVAL OF RECORDS: Automated records may be retrieved by: 1. Organization Name. 2. Contact Name. 3. Email Address. 4. Web Address. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Jan 06, 2022 Jkt 256001 5. Area Code and Phone Number. 6. Zip Code. 7. County Code (NaCO). 8. State(s). 9. Type of Organization: Government (Federal; State; County; Municipal; Other); Nongovernmental Organization; Commercial. 10. Type of Assistance: (Paperwork packaging; grants/loans; procurement assistance; management/technical assistance; mentoring/incubator; contract opportunities; other). 11. Service Area Limits (if any). 12. Service limited to Veterans. 13. Fees. 14. Organization Funding Limits: (None; term—funding expires on a specific date). 15. Year Established. 16. Full-time/part-time. 17. Days and Hours of Service. 18. Other Professional Staff Available. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR RETENTION AND DISPOSAL OF RECORDS: HISTORY: Records will be maintained and disposed of, in accordance with the records disposal authority approved by the Archivist of the United States, the National Archives and Records Administration, and published in Agency Records Control Schedules. ADMINISTRATIVE, TECHNICAL, AND PHYSICAL SAFEGUARDS: Read access to the system is via internet access, while VA staff, and contractor personnel will have access to the system, via VA Intranet and local connections, for operations, management and maintenance purposes and tasks. Access to the Intranet portion of the system is via VA PIV authentication and role-based access control, at officially approved access points. Veteran-owned small businesses will establish and maintain user-ids and passwords for accessing their corporate information under system control using VA’s DS Logon or ID.me through Access VA. Policy regarding issuance of userids and passwords is formulated in VA by the Office of Information and Technology, Washington, DC. Security for data in the VetBiz database complies with applicable statutes, regulations and government-wide and VA policies. The system is configured so that access to the public data elements in the database does not lead to access to the non-public data elements, such as Veteran social security number. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Individuals seeking access to records about themselves, contained in this system of records, may access the records via the internet, or submit a written request to the system manager. PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 An individual who wishes to contest records maintained under his or her name or other personal identifier may write or call the system manager. VA’s rules for accessing records and contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in regulations set forth in the Code of Federal Regulations. See 38 CFR 1.577, 1.578. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES: Individuals wishing to inquire, whether this system of records contains information about themselves, should contact the Deputy Director, IT Systems Integration (OSDBU), 810 Vermont Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20420. EXEMPTIONS PROMULGATED FOR THE SYSTEM: There are no exemptions for the system. The previous SORN only applied to Vendor Information Pages that involved collecting Veteran Owned business information. It was published as 85 FR 22798. Publication date was 04/23/2020. VAF 29–0877, VETBIZ VENDOR INFORMATION PAGES VERIFICATION PROGRAM, OMB Control No. 2900– 0675, Expiration Date: 03/31/2021 and VA VetBiz Assistance Program Pages— VA (132VA00VE), published as 69 FR 62936, 10/28/2004, was the last full publication of OSDBU’s SORN 132VA00VE which provided updated information regarding OSDBU’s records. [FR Doc. 2022–00087 Filed 1–6–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). ACTION: Rescindment of a system of records. AGENCY: VA VetBiz Assistance Program Pages (132VAOSDBU) has been combined with the Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) VA VetBiz Vendor Information Pages (VIP) (181VAOSDBU). 132VAOSDBU is a system that is accessed by VA Procurement Decision Makers (PDMs) which allows the PDM to perform research upon Veteran Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs) and ServiceDisabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs). This service SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07JAN1.SGM 07JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 5 / Friday, January 7, 2022 / Notices allows the VA to meet the requirements for contract set-aside for businesses that meet specific qualifications. The system has been combined with the system covered by CVE VA VetBiz VIP (181VAOSDBU), the system used by Veterans to submit information to become certified as VOSBs or SDVOSBs. Certified VOSBs/SDVOSBs are maintained in the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database. The records from 132VAOSDBU are combined with and stored in 181VAOSDBU. The agency has combined the two systems of record on February 28, 2021. Comments on this rescindment notice must be received no later than 30 days after date of publication in the Federal Register. If no public comment is received during the period allowed for comment or unless otherwise published in the Federal Register by VA, the rescindment will become effective a minimum of 30 days after date of publication in the Federal Register. If VA receives public comments, VA shall review the comments to determine whether any changes to the notice are necessary. DATES: Comments may be submitted through www.Regulations.gov or mailed to VA Privacy Service, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, (005R1A), Washington, DC 20420. Comments should indicate that they are submitted in response to VA VetBiz Assistance Program Pages (132VAOSDBU). Comments received will be available at regulations.gov for public viewing, inspection or copies. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: tkelley on DSK125TN23PROD with NOTICE Renetta Bradford, Information Technology Systems Integration (ITSI) Senior Program Manager, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), 810 Vermont Ave. NW, Room 1064, Washington, DC 20420. Email: osdbuexeccorr@va.gov or (202) 461– 4600. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 132VAOSDBU has been combined with 181VAOSDBU. The records from 132VAOSDBU have been combined with 181VAOSDBU for users of the system. Records will be maintained according to VA security and NARA requirements. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Jan 06, 2022 Jkt 256001 Signing Authority The Senior Agency Official for Privacy, or designee, approved this document and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Neil C. Evans, M.D., Chief Officer, Connected Care, Performing the Delegable Duties of the Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology and Chief Information Officer, approved this document on November 28, 2021 for publication. Dated: January 4, 2022. Amy L. Rose, Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Information Security, Office of Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs. SYSTEM NAME AND NUMBER: VA VetBiz Assistance Program Pages (132VAOSDBU) HISTORY: VA VetBiz Assistance Program Pages—VA (132VAOSDBU), published as 86 FR 7923, 02/02/2021, was the last full publication of OSDBU’s SORN 132VAOSDBU which provided updated information regarding OSDBU’s records. [FR Doc. 2022–00083 Filed 1–6–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0695] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application for Reimbursement of Licensing or Certification Test Fees Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 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 and it SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 1011 includes the actual data collection instrument. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. Refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0695. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maribel Aponte, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics (008), 1717 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, (202) 266–4688 or email maribel.aponte@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0695’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 38 U.S.C. 5101(a), 3689, 3034(a), 3241(a), 3471 and 3513. Title: Application for Reimbursement of Licensing or Certification Test Fees. OMB Control Number: 2900–0695. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA will use the information collection specific to licensing or certification test reimbursement to decide whether the claimant should be reimbursed the amount of the fee charged for taking a licensing or certification test and the amount. 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 86 FR 205 on October 27, 2021, on page 59449. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,050 hours. Estimated Average Burden Time per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: Occasionally. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,202. DATES: By direction of the Secretary. Maribel Aponte, VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs. 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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 5 (Friday, January 7, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1010-1011]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-00083]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records

AGENCY: Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), 
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

ACTION: Rescindment of a system of records.

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SUMMARY: VA VetBiz Assistance Program Pages (132VAOSDBU) has been 
combined with the Center for Verification and Evaluation (CVE) VA 
VetBiz Vendor Information Pages (VIP) (181VAOSDBU). 132VAOSDBU is a 
system that is accessed by VA Procurement Decision Makers (PDMs) which 
allows the PDM to perform research upon Veteran Owned Small Businesses 
(VOSBs) and Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSBs). 
This service

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allows the VA to meet the requirements for contract set-aside for 
businesses that meet specific qualifications. The system has been 
combined with the system covered by CVE VA VetBiz VIP (181VAOSDBU), the 
system used by Veterans to submit information to become certified as 
VOSBs or SDVOSBs. Certified VOSBs/SDVOSBs are maintained in the 
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database. The records from 
132VAOSDBU are combined with and stored in 181VAOSDBU.

DATES: The agency has combined the two systems of record on February 
28, 2021. Comments on this rescindment notice must be received no later 
than 30 days after date of publication in the Federal Register. If no 
public comment is received during the period allowed for comment or 
unless otherwise published in the Federal Register by VA, the 
rescindment will become effective a minimum of 30 days after date of 
publication in the Federal Register. If VA receives public comments, VA 
shall review the comments to determine whether any changes to the 
notice are necessary.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted through www.Regulations.gov or 
mailed to VA Privacy Service, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, (005R1A), 
Washington, DC 20420. Comments should indicate that they are submitted 
in response to VA VetBiz Assistance Program Pages (132VAOSDBU). 
Comments received will be available at regulations.gov for public 
viewing, inspection or copies.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Renetta Bradford, Information 
Technology Systems Integration (ITSI) Senior Program Manager, 
Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Small & Disadvantaged 
Business Utilization (OSDBU), 810 Vermont Ave. NW, Room 1064, 
Washington, DC 20420. Email: [email protected] or (202) 461-4600.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 132VAOSDBU has been combined with 
181VAOSDBU. The records from 132VAOSDBU have been combined with 
181VAOSDBU for users of the system. Records will be maintained 
according to VA security and NARA requirements.

Signing Authority

    The Senior Agency Official for Privacy, or designee, approved this 
document and authorized the undersigned to sign and submit the document 
to the Office of the Federal Register for publication electronically as 
an official document of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Neil C. 
Evans, M.D., Chief Officer, Connected Care, Performing the Delegable 
Duties of the Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology and 
Chief Information Officer, approved this document on November 28, 2021 
for publication.

    Dated: January 4, 2022.
Amy L. Rose,
Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Information Security, 
Office of Information and Technology, Department of Veterans Affairs.

SYSTEM NAME AND NUMBER:
    VA VetBiz Assistance Program Pages (132VAOSDBU)

HISTORY:
    VA VetBiz Assistance Program Pages--VA (132VAOSDBU), published as 
86 FR 7923, 02/02/2021, was the last full publication of OSDBU's SORN 
132VAOSDBU which provided updated information regarding OSDBU's 
records.

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