VA Form 10-0144 Certification Regarding Lobbying

VA Form 10-0144 or the "Certification Regarding Lobbying" is a form issued by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

The form was last revised in September 1, 2006 and is available for digital filing. Download an up-to-date VA Form 10-0144 in PDF-format down below or look it up on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Forms website.

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OMB Number: 2900-0160
Estimated Burden: 5 minutes
CERTIFICATION REGARDING LOBBYING
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires us to notify you that this information collection is in
accordance with the clearance requirements of section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. We
may not conduct or sponsor, and you are not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it
displays a valid OMB number. We anticipate that the time expended by all individuals who must complete
this form will average 5 minutes. This includes the time it will take to read instructions, gather the necessary
facts and fill out the form. Although completion of this form is required to obtain and retain this Federal
grant, failure to complete the form will have no impact on any other benefits to which you may be entitled.
This certification is made in compliance with Section 319 of Public Law 101-121; and pursuant to the
Interim Final guidance published as part VII of the December 20, 1989, Federal Register (Pages 57306
through 52332).
Certification for Contracts, Grants, Loans, and Cooperative Agreements
The undersigned certified, to the best of their knowledge and belief, that:
(1) No Federal appropriated funds have been paid or will be paid, by or on behalf of the undersigned, to
any person for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any agency, a Member of
Congress, an officer or employee of congress, or an employee of a Member of Congress in connection with
the awarding of any Federal contract, the making of any Federal grant, the making of any Federal loan, the
entering into of any cooperative agreement, and the extension, continuation, renewal, amendment, or
modification of any Federal contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
(2) If any funds other than Federal appropriated funds have been paid or will be paid to any person for
influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any agency, a Member of Congress, an
officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a Member of Congress in connection with this Federal
contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement, the undersigned shall complete and submit Standard
Forms-LLL, "Disclosure Form to Report Lobbying," in accordance with its instructions.
(3) The undersigned shall require that the language of this certification be included in the award
documents for all subawards at all tiers (including subcontracts, subgrants, and contracts under grants, loans,
and cooperative agreements) and that all subrecipients shall certify and disclose accordingly.
This certification is a material representation of fact upon which reliance was placed when this transaction
was made or entered into. Submission of this certification is a prerequisite for making or entering into this
transaction imposed by section 1352, title 31 U.S. Code. Any person who fails to file the required
certification shall be subject to a civil penalty of not less than $10,000 and not more than $100,000 for each
such failure.
SIGNATURE OF CERTIFYING OFFICIAL
DATE
NAME AND TITLE OF CERTIFYING OFFICIAL
PROJECT (FAI NUMBER)
NAME AND ADDRESS OF STATE AGENCY
VA FORM
10-0144
EXISTING STOCK OF VA FORM 10-0144, DATED SEP 1999, WILL BE USED.
SEP 2006 (R)
OMB Number: 2900-0160
Estimated Burden: 5 minutes
CERTIFICATION REGARDING LOBBYING
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires us to notify you that this information collection is in
accordance with the clearance requirements of section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. We
may not conduct or sponsor, and you are not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it
displays a valid OMB number. We anticipate that the time expended by all individuals who must complete
this form will average 5 minutes. This includes the time it will take to read instructions, gather the necessary
facts and fill out the form. Although completion of this form is required to obtain and retain this Federal
grant, failure to complete the form will have no impact on any other benefits to which you may be entitled.
This certification is made in compliance with Section 319 of Public Law 101-121; and pursuant to the
Interim Final guidance published as part VII of the December 20, 1989, Federal Register (Pages 57306
through 52332).
Certification for Contracts, Grants, Loans, and Cooperative Agreements
The undersigned certified, to the best of their knowledge and belief, that:
(1) No Federal appropriated funds have been paid or will be paid, by or on behalf of the undersigned, to
any person for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any agency, a Member of
Congress, an officer or employee of congress, or an employee of a Member of Congress in connection with
the awarding of any Federal contract, the making of any Federal grant, the making of any Federal loan, the
entering into of any cooperative agreement, and the extension, continuation, renewal, amendment, or
modification of any Federal contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement.
(2) If any funds other than Federal appropriated funds have been paid or will be paid to any person for
influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any agency, a Member of Congress, an
officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a Member of Congress in connection with this Federal
contract, grant, loan, or cooperative agreement, the undersigned shall complete and submit Standard
Forms-LLL, "Disclosure Form to Report Lobbying," in accordance with its instructions.
(3) The undersigned shall require that the language of this certification be included in the award
documents for all subawards at all tiers (including subcontracts, subgrants, and contracts under grants, loans,
and cooperative agreements) and that all subrecipients shall certify and disclose accordingly.
This certification is a material representation of fact upon which reliance was placed when this transaction
was made or entered into. Submission of this certification is a prerequisite for making or entering into this
transaction imposed by section 1352, title 31 U.S. Code. Any person who fails to file the required
certification shall be subject to a civil penalty of not less than $10,000 and not more than $100,000 for each
such failure.
SIGNATURE OF CERTIFYING OFFICIAL
DATE
NAME AND TITLE OF CERTIFYING OFFICIAL
PROJECT (FAI NUMBER)
NAME AND ADDRESS OF STATE AGENCY
VA FORM
10-0144
EXISTING STOCK OF VA FORM 10-0144, DATED SEP 1999, WILL BE USED.
SEP 2006 (R)

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