Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Claims and Appeals, 11945-11946 [05-4719]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 46 / Thursday, March 10, 2005 / Notices Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Paul J. Howard (see ADDRESSES) at least 5 days prior to the meeting dates. Dated: March 7, 2005. Alan D. Risenhoover, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E5–1013 Filed 3–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Streets, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0065, Overtime, in all correspondence. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberly Marshall, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 219–0986. A. Purpose GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0065] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Overtime Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance (9000–0065). AGENCIES: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning overtime. A request for public comments was published at 69 FR 77235 on December 27, 2004. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the 18:28 Mar 09, 2005 Submit comments on or before April 11, 2005. DATES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE VerDate jul<14>2003 public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Jkt 205001 Federal solicitations normally do not specify delivery schedules that will require overtime at the Government’s expense. However, when overtime is required under a contract and it exceeds the dollar ceiling established during negotiations, the contractor must request approval from the contracting officer for overtime. With the request, the contractor must provide information regarding the need for overtime. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 1,270. Responses Per Respondent: 1. Total Responses: 1,270. Hours Per Response: .25. Total Burden Hours: 318. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0065, Overtime, in all correspondence. Dated: March 4, 2005 Rodney P. Lantier Director, Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. 05–4717 Filed 3–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11945 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0035] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Claims and Appeals Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance. AGENCIES: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning claims and appeals. A request for public comments was published at 70 FR 4096 on January 28, 2005. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before April 11, 2005. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0035, Claims and Appeals, in all correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberly Marshall, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 219–0986. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\10MRN1.SGM 10MRN1 11946 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 46 / Thursday, March 10, 2005 / Notices A. Purpose It is the Government’s policy to try to resolve all contractual issues by mutual agreement at the contracting officer’s level without litigation. Contractor’s claims must be submitted in writing to the contracting officer for a decision. Claims exceeding $100,000 must be accompanied by a certification that (1) the claim is made in good faith; (2) supporting data are accurate and complete; and (3) the amount requested accurately reflects the contract adjustment for which the contractor believes the Government is liable. Contractors may appeal the contracting officer’s decision by submitting written appeals to the appropriate officials. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 4,500. Responses Per Respondent: 3. Annual Responses: 13,500. Hours Per Response: 1. Total Burden Hours: 13,500. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0035, Claims and Appeals, in all correspondence. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Department of Education. The Director, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before May 9, 2005. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The Director, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION Federal Acquisition Regulation; 2005 FAR Reissue Posted to FAR Website for Download and Use Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCIES: SUMMARY: This notice advises users that the 2005 Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Reissue will be available for downloading and use on March 18, 2005, at http://www.acqnet.gov/far. Periodically, the FAR is reissued because of administrative necessity, i.e., headers and change bars are removed. A FAR reissue does not revise the FAR language; however, the flow of the Jkt 205001 BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S AGENCY: BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S 18:28 Mar 09, 2005 Dated: March 7, 2005. Ralph De Stefano, Director, Regulatory and Federal Assistance Division. [FR Doc. 05–4697 Filed 3–9–05; 8:45 am] Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Dated: March 4, 2005 Rodney P. Lantier Director, Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. 05–4719 Filed 3–9–05; 8:45 am] VerDate jul<14>2003 context changes. Therefore, users are required to refer to this latest version (current through FAC 2001–27). The FAR is available in HTML and PDF formats. Users intending to print the FAR can refer to the downloadable, print-only version in PDF. DATES: The FAR Reissue will be available on the website, http:// www.acqnet.gov/far, on March 18, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The FAR Secretariat, Room 4035, GS Building, Washington, DC, 20405, at (202) 501–4755. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In addition to providing free access to the FAR in HTML and PDF formats, the GSA FAR Website also provides electronic copies of the Federal Acquisition Circulars, Federal Register documents pertaining to final, interim, and proposed rules, and public comments. PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Dated: March 4, 2005. Jeanne Van Vlandren, Director, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Institute of Education Sciences. Type of Review: Revision. Title: Public Libraries Survey, 2005– 2007. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: State, local, or tribal gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 56. Burden Hours: 2,520. Abstract: Mandated under Pub. L. 107–279, this survey collects annual descriptive data on the universe of public libraries in the U.S. and the Outlying Areas. Information such as public service hours per year, circulation of library books, etc., number of librarians, population of legal service area, expenditures for library collection, staff salary data, and access to technology are collected. Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 2708. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to the Internet E:\FR\FM\10MRN1.SGM 10MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 46 (Thursday, March 10, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11945-11946]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-4719]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0035]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Claims 
and Appeals

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to 
an existing OMB clearance.

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 
Secretariat has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved 
information collection requirement concerning claims and appeals. A 
request for public comments was published at 70 FR 4096 on January 28, 
2005. No comments were received.
    Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; 
whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of 
information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and 
methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the 
burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, 
through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.

DATES: Submit comments on or before April 11, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other 
aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for 
reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, FAR 
Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. 
Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0035, Claims and Appeals, in all 
correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberly Marshall, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA (202) 219-0986.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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A. Purpose

    It is the Government's policy to try to resolve all contractual 
issues by mutual agreement at the contracting officer's level without 
litigation. Contractor's claims must be submitted in writing to the 
contracting officer for a decision. Claims exceeding $100,000 must be 
accompanied by a certification that (1) the claim is made in good 
faith; (2) supporting data are accurate and complete; and (3) the 
amount requested accurately reflects the contract adjustment for which 
the contractor believes the Government is liable. Contractors may 
appeal the contracting officer's decision by submitting written appeals 
to the appropriate officials.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 4,500.
    Responses Per Respondent: 3.
    Annual Responses: 13,500.
    Hours Per Response: 1.
    Total Burden Hours: 13,500.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, 1800 F Street, NW, 
Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control 
No. 9000-0035, Claims and Appeals, in all correspondence.

    Dated: March 4, 2005
Rodney P. Lantier
Director, Contract Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 05-4719 Filed 3-9-05; 8:45 am]
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