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Proposed Information Collection (Request One-VA Identification Verification Card) Activity; Comment Request

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The Office of Operations, Security, and Preparedness (OSP), 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 extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to issue a Personal Identity Verification (PIV) identification card.


Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 5, 2012.


Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at; or to John Hancock, Office of Personnel Security and Identity Management (07C), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email: Please refer to “OMB Control No. 2900-0673” in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS.


John Hancock at (202) 461-5489 or FAX (202) 495-5326.


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, OSP invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of OSP's functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of OSP'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: Request for One-VA Identification Card.

OMB Control Number: 2900-0673.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Abstract: VA PIV Enrollment System Portal is use to collect pertinent information from Federal employees, contractors, and affiliates prior to issuing a Department identification credential. VA will use the data collected to personalize, print, and issue a PIV card.

Affected Public: Federal government.

Estimated Annual Burden: 8,333 hours.

Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 5 minutes.

Frequency of Response: On Occasion.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 100,000.

Dated: April 3, 2012.

By direction of the Secretary.

Denise McLamb,

Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.

[FR Doc. 2012-8282 Filed 4-5-12; 8:45 am]