Title:Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) Provision 852.214-70, Caution to Bidders—Bid Envelopes.
OMB Control Number:2900-0593.
Type of Review:Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract:VAAR provision 852.214-70, Caution to Bidders—Bid Envelopes, advises bidders that it is their responsibility to ensure their bid price cannot be ascertained by anyone prior to bid opening. It also advises bidders to identify their bids by showing the invitation number and bid opening date on the outside of the bid envelope. The information requested from bidders is needed to identify bid envelopes from other mail or packages received and to ensure the bids are delivered to the proper bid opening room on time and prior to bid opening.
Affected Public:Business or other for-profit.
Estimated Annual Burden:960 hours.
Estimated Average Burden per Respondent:10 seconds.
Frequency of Response:On occasion.
Estimated Number of Respondents:346,000.
Dated: March 12, 2010.
By direction of the Secretary.
Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service.