Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: VA Form 6298, Architect-Engineer Fee Proposal and VA Form 10101, Contractor Production Report, 1486-1487 [2022-00296]

Download as PDF 1486 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 7 / Tuesday, January 11, 2022 / Notices for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility. • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including using appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., by permitting electronic submissions of responses. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the ICR for OMB approval of the extension of the information collection; they will also become a matter of public record. Approved: January 5, 2022. Ronald J. Durbala, IRS Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2022–00338 Filed 1–10–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Form 1116, Foreign Tax Credit 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 February 10, 2022 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: 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. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:03 Jan 10, 2022 Jkt 256001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Spencer W. Clark by emailing PRA@treasury.gov, calling (202) 927–5331, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Title: Form 1116, Foreign Tax Credit. OMB Control Number: 1545–0121. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Description: Form 1116 and its schedules are used by individuals, estates, and trusts to claim a credit for certain taxes paid or accrued during the taxable year to a foreign country or a possession of the United States, subject to the limitations of IRC section 904. This information is used by the IRS to verify the foreign tax credit. The IRS is adding Form 1116 Schedules B and C to assist taxpayers in complying with the changes made to the Internal Revenue Code by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Public Law 115–97, and accurately report the required information to the IRS. The information collection burden estimates associated with the filing of Form 1116 and its schedules by individuals are covered under OMB Control Number 1545–0074. This information collection request (ICR) reflects only the burdens associated with the filing of Form 1116 and its schedules by estates and trusts that are claiming the foreign tax credit. Form: 1116. Affected Public: Estates and Trusts. Estimated Number of Respondents: 454,326. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 454,326. Estimated Time per Response: 5 hours, 34 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,531,600. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Dated: January 5, 2022. Spencer W. Clark, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2022–00277 Filed 1–10–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0208] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: VA Form 6298, Architect-Engineer Fee Proposal and VA Form 10101, Contractor Production 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 (OAL), 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 includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: 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 Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. Refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0208.’’ 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. 2900–0208’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521. Title: VA Form 6298, ArchitectEngineer Fee Proposal and VA Form 10101, Contractor Production Report. OMB Control Number: 2900–0208. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Construction and Facilities Management (CFM), manages a multi-million-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. The use of VA Form 6298, ArchitectEngineer Fee Proposal is mandatory for SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11JAN1.SGM 11JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 7 / Tuesday, January 11, 2022 / Notices 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. VA Form 10101, Contractor Production Report, 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 86 FR 60109 on October 29, 2021, page 60109. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Estimated Annual Burden: 5,341 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 264 minutes. Frequency of Response: More than quarterly. Estimated Number of Respondents: 335. By direction of the Secretary. Maribel Aponte, VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2022–00296 Filed 1–10–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:03 Jan 10, 2022 Jkt 256001 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–XXXX] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: VA Form 26–0967, Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion, and VA Form 26–0967a, Specially Adaptive Housing Assistive Technology Grants Criteria and Responses 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, 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: 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–XXXX. 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–XXXX’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–21. Title: Agency Information Collection Activity under OMB Review: VA Form 26–0967, Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion, and VA Form 26–0967a, Specially Adaptive Housing Assistive Technology Grants Criteria and Responses. OMB Control Number: 2900–XXXX. Type of Review: New. Abstract: The proposed regulations would require applicants to submit VA Form 26–0967, Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion. These regulations would also require SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1487 applicants to provide statements addressing six scoring criteria for grant awards as part of their application. The information will be used by Loan Guaranty personnel in deciding whether an applicant meets the requirements and satisfies the scoring criteria for award of an SAH Assistive Technology grant under 38 U.S.C. 2108. 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. 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 No. 186 on September 29, 2021, page 54018. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 40. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 2 hours. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20. By direction of the Secretary. Maribel Aponte, VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2022–00283 Filed 1–10–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0682] Agency Information Collection Activity: Advertising, Sales, Enrollment Materials, and Candidate Handbooks 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 revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11JAN1.SGM 11JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 7 (Tuesday, January 11, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1486-1487]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0208]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: VA Form 
6298, Architect-Engineer Fee Proposal and VA Form 10101, Contractor 
Production 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 
(OAL), 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 
includes the actual data collection instrument.

DATES: 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 Review--Open for 
Public Comments'' or by using the search function. Refer to ``OMB 
Control No. 2900-0208.''

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 [email protected]. 
Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0208'' in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Authority: Public Law 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521.
    Title: VA Form 6298, Architect-Engineer Fee Proposal and VA Form 
10101, Contractor Production Report.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0208.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of 
Construction and Facilities Management (CFM), manages a multi-million-
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. The use of VA Form 6298, 
Architect-Engineer Fee Proposal is mandatory for

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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. VA Form 10101, 
Contractor Production Report, 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 86 FR 60109 on October 29, 2021, page 
60109.
    Affected Public: Business or other for profit.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 5,341 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 264 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: More than quarterly.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 335.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Maribel Aponte,
VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data 
Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2022-00296 Filed 1-10-22; 8:45 am]
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