Agency Information Collection Activity: Advertising, Sales, Enrollment Materials, and Candidate Handbooks, 8341 [2022-03032]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 30 / Monday, February 14, 2022 / Notices 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. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before April 15, 2022. 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. 2900–0682’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. 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. 2900–0682’’ in any correspondence. 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 jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Feb 11, 2022 Jkt 256001 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: 38 CFR 21.4252(h). Title: Advertising, Sales, Enrollment Materials, and Candidate Handbooks. OMB Control Number: 2900–0682. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: This notice is replacing the previous 60-Day Notice, Vol. 86 No. 239 that was published on January 16, 2021. A Correction Notice was published in Vol. 87 No. 1 on January 3, 2022. The statute prohibits approval of the enrollment of a Veteran in a course if the educational institution uses advertising, sales, or enrollment practices that are erroneous, deceptive, or misleading either by actual statement, omission, or intimation. The advertising, sales and enrollment materials are reviewed to determine if the institution is in compliance with guidelines for approval. VA received two public comments which questions the 15-minute length of burden time needed to gather the information required for VA review upon compliance for this ICR. After careful assessment, VA agrees with the comments, and have therefore adjusted the time burden from 15 minutes to 60 minutes accordingly, and as result have updated the Supporting Statement to reflect the change. Affected Public: Individuals and Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 5,525 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 60 minutes. Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,525. 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. 2022–03032 Filed 2–11–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Change of Publication Manner for Notice of Invention Licenses Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8341 Currently, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) publishes notices of prospective exclusive, co-exclusive or partially exclusive domestic or foreign licenses of Government-owned inventions at the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) business website (https:// federallabs.org/licenses-list/all). VA must provide notice of its intent to license VA inventive subject matter in order to provide the public an opportunity to file written objections to the proposed license within at least a 15-day notice period. VA is announcing that, 15 days from the publication of this Notice, it will begin using the TechLink website (https:// techlinkcenter.org) as its primary publication forum for providing notice. TechLink is a non-profit center of Montana State University. The TechLink website will serve as VA’s primary forum for publishing notices of prospective exclusive, co-exclusive or partially exclusive domestic or foreign licenses licensing opportunities. However, if VA is unable to use the TechLink website due to technical problems or other unforeseen circumstances, VA will publish such notices at the FLC business website. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. John J. Kaplan, Ph.D., J.D., Director, VA Technology Transfer Program (14RDTT), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420; at John.Kaplan@va.gov or 202– 632–7271. This is not a toll-free number. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i), an exclusive, co-exclusive or partially exclusive domestic license, and, pursuant to 37 CFR 404.7(b)(1)(i), an exclusive, coexclusive or partially exclusive foreign license, may be granted on Governmentowned inventions only if notice of a prospective license has been published in the Federal Register or other appropriate manner, providing opportunity for filing written objections within at least a 15-day period. VA provides notice that, 15 days from the date of publication of this Notice, it will begin publishing notices of prospective exclusive, co-exclusive or partially exclusive domestic or foreign licenses at the TechLink website, providing opportunity for filing written objections within a 15-day period. If VA is unable to use the TechLink website due to technical problems or other unforeseen circumstances, VA will publish such notices at the FLC business website. SUMMARY: Signing Authority Denis McDonough, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, approved this E:\FR\FM\14FEN1.SGM 14FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0682]


Agency Information Collection Activity: Advertising, Sales, 
Enrollment Materials, and Candidate Handbooks

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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.

DATES:  Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before April 15, 2022.

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 [email protected]. Please refer to ``OMB Control 
No. 2900-0682'' in any correspondence. During the comment period, 
comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

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. 2900-0682'' in any correspondence.

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) 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: 38 CFR 21.4252(h).
    Title: Advertising, Sales, Enrollment Materials, and Candidate 
Handbooks.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0682.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: This notice is replacing the previous 60-Day Notice, Vol. 
86 No. 239 that was published on January 16, 2021. A Correction Notice 
was published in Vol. 87 No. 1 on January 3, 2022. The statute 
prohibits approval of the enrollment of a Veteran in a course if the 
educational institution uses advertising, sales, or enrollment 
practices that are erroneous, deceptive, or misleading either by actual 
statement, omission, or intimation. The advertising, sales and 
enrollment materials are reviewed to determine if the institution is in 
compliance with guidelines for approval. VA received two public 
comments which questions the 15-minute length of burden time needed to 
gather the information required for VA review upon compliance for this 
ICR. After careful assessment, VA agrees with the comments, and have 
therefore adjusted the time burden from 15 minutes to 60 minutes 
accordingly, and as result have updated the Supporting Statement to 
reflect the change.
    Affected Public: Individuals and Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 5,525 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 60 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,525.

    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. 2022-03032 Filed 2-11-22; 8:45 am]
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