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Proposed Information Collection (Supplier Perception Survey) Activity; Comment Request

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Office of Acquisition and Logistics, Department of Veterans Affairs.




The Office of Acquisition and Logistics (OAL), 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 extension of a previously approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information needed to transform the acquisition and logistics operation.


Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 17, 2012.


Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at; or to Jesse Beaman, Acquisition and Logistics (001AL-P2), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue Start Printed Page 70828NW., Washington, DC 20420; or email: Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0751” in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

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Jesse Beaman at (202) 461-2049, Fax (202) 273-6225.

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Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), 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, OAL invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of OAL's functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of OAL'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.

Title: Department of Veterans Affairs Supplier Perception Survey.

OMB Control Number: 2900-0751.

Type of Review: Extension of previously approved collection.

Abstract: The data collected will be used to improve the quality of services delivered to VA customers and to help develop key performance indicators in acquisition and logistics operations across VA enterprise.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, and not-for-profit institutions.

Estimated Annual Burden: 48,600 hours.

Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 32 minutes.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 90,240.

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Dated: November 8, 2011.

By direction of the Secretary.

Denise McLamb,

Program Analyst, Enterprise Management Service.

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[FR Doc. 2011-29369 Filed 11-14-11; 8:45 am]