Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Buy American Act-Construction, 39248 [05-13375]

Download as PDF 39248 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 129 / Thursday, July 7, 2005 / Notices BILLING CODE 5001–06–C DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0141] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Buy American Act—Construction Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and SpaceAdministration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance (9000–0141). 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 requirement concerning Buy American Act—Construction (Grimberg Decision). A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 22650, May 2, 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 VerDate jul<14>2003 19:31 Jul 06, 2005 Jkt 205001 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 August 8, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Ms. Kimberly Marshall, Contract Policy Division, GSA, at (202) 219–0986. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to: FAR Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10102, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503, and a copy to the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0141, Buy American Act— Construction (Grimberg Decision) in all correspondence. A. Purpose SUMMARY: The Defense Acquisition Performance Assessment Project published an Open Meeting notice in the Federal Register of June 23, 2005. Notice is amended to reflect the addition of a closed meeting session following the morning’s 9 a.m.–12 p.m. open meeting session on July 15, 2005. The closed session will be held from 1 p.m.–5 p.m. In accordance with Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, as amended, it has been determined that the Project’s meeting in the afternoon concerns matters deemed confidential and/or proprietary in nature pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4) and will be closed to the public. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lt Col Rene Bergeron, (703) 697–1361, rene.bergeron@pentagon.af.mil. The clauses at FAR 52.225–9, Buy American Act—Construction Materials, and FAR 52.225–11, Buy American Act—Construction Materials under Trade Agreements, prove that offerors/ contractors requesting to use foreign construction material, other than construction material eligible under a trade agreement shall provide adequate information for Government evaluation of the request. These regulations implement the Buy American Act for construction (41 U.S.C. 10a - 10d). B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 500. Responses Per Respondent: 2. Annual Responses: 1,000. Hours Per Response: 2.5. Total Burden Hours: 2,500. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: June 30, 2005. Julia B. Wise, Director, Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. 05–13375 Filed 7–6–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Notice of the Defense Acquisition Performance Assessment Project— Open/Closed Meeting—Correction Department of Defense. Notice; correction. AGENCY: ACTION: Correction In the Federal Register of June 23, 2005, page 36377, FR Doc. 05–12424, on E:\FR\FM\07JYN1.SGM 07JYN1 EN07JY05.008</GPH> [FR Doc. 05–13336 Filed 7–6–05; 8:45 am]

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0141]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Buy 
American Act--Construction

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

ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an 
existing OMB clearance (9000-0141).

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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 requirement concerning Buy American Act--Construction 
(Grimberg Decision). A request for public comments was published in the 
Federal Register at 70 FR 22650, May 2, 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 August 8, 2005.

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

ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other 
aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for 
reducing this burden to: FAR Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10102, NEOB, 
Washington, DC 20503, and a copy to the General Services 
Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, 
Washington, DC 20405.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    The clauses at FAR 52.225-9, Buy American Act--Construction 
Materials, and FAR 52.225-11, Buy American Act--Construction Materials 
under Trade Agreements, prove that offerors/contractors requesting to 
use foreign construction material, other than construction material 
eligible under a trade agreement shall provide adequate information for 
Government evaluation of the request. These regulations implement the 
Buy American Act for construction (41 U.S.C. 10a - 10d).

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 500.
    Responses Per Respondent: 2.
    Annual Responses: 1,000.
    Hours Per Response: 2.5.
    Total Burden Hours: 2,500.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405, 
telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0141, Buy 
American Act--Construction (Grimberg Decision) in all correspondence.

    Dated: June 30, 2005.
Julia B. Wise,
Director, Contract Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 05-13375 Filed 7-6-05; 8:45 am]
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