[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 58 (Tuesday, March 26, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18425-18426]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-06866]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0524]


Proposed Information Collection VA Police Officer Pre-Employment 
Screening Checklist); Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of Operations, Security, and Preparedness, Department of 
Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Operations, Security, and Preparedness (OSP), 
Department of Veterans Affairs 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 without change 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 determine an 
applicant's qualification and suitability as a VA police officer.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before May 28, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 
www.Regulations.gov; or to Harry Brist, Office of Operations, Security, 
and Preparedness, Department of Veterans Affairs, LETC, 2200 Fort Root 
Drive, Little Rock, AR 72114 or email: harry.brist@va.gov. Please refer 
to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0524'' in any correspondence. During the 
comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Harry Brist at (501) 257-4051 or Fax 
(501) 257-4145.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 
U.S.C. 3501-3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from 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: VA Police Officer Pre-Employment Screening Checklist, VA 
Form 0120.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0524.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA personnel complete VA Form 0120 to document pre-
employment history and conduct background checks on applicants seeking 
employment as VA police officers. VA will use the data collected to 
determine the applicant's qualification and suitability to be hired as 
a VA police officer.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 250 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 1,500.


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    Dated: March 21, 2013.

    By direction of the Secretary.
Robert C. McFetridge,
Director, Office of Regulations Policy and Management, Office of 
General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-06866 Filed 3-25-13; 8:45 am]
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