Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Federal Acquisition and Community Right-To-Know, 70587 [05-23085]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 224 / Tuesday, November 22, 2005 / Notices characters and may not incorporate designs referencing holidays or festivals not common to traditional Sierra Leonean culture, such as Halloween and Thanksgiving. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Eligible folklore articles: NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (a) Country Cloth: Strips of handloomed fabric, hand or machine sewn together to make a larger piece of fabric, dyed with natural dyes, striped. Dimensions depend on use (blankets are usually 3 meters x 2.4 meters, or may vary to smaller sizes, and body wraps standard dimensions are 1.8 meters x 1 meter). (b) Country Cloth Smocks: Made of country cloth described in (a), traditional sleeveless garments, may come with matching hat, round neckline with a slit down the center front. Garments typically have a center chest pocket immediately below the neckline, and side patch pockets may be present. If embroidered, it is usually around the neckline and pockets. May come with or without matching brimless cap with a flat top and cylindrical side or headwrap/scarf. (c) Kabaslot: Primarily worn by ‘‘Creoles’’, this cotton ladies’ dress is a loose-fitting garment with matching scarf of colorful cotton printed fabric. The body is pleated from the imperial waistline down. Necklines may be square or be in an asymmetrical zigzag decorative pattern. Sleeves are three-quarter length, with ruffles around the cuff. The bottom of garment has a decorative ruffle sewn just above the bottom hem. Garment has side pockets. Garment may be heavily decorated with embroidery around the neckline, pockets and back shoulder. (d) Ronko Smocks: This loose fitting garment, is made of handloomed cotton strips of fabric, and dyed with natural dyes, usually a deep brown from the kola nut. May be a solid dark color, or dark brown with geometric black patterns. The three-quarter length upper garment is sleeveless or has half to three-quarter length sleeves that are open at the bottom. The smock has a center chest pocket immediately below the neckline, and may or may not have side-seam pockets. Garment comes with matching brimless cap with a flat top and cylindrical side. [FR Doc. 05–23105 Filed 11–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Nov 21, 2005 Jkt 208001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0139] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Federal Acquisition and Community Right-ToKnow AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance (9000–0139). 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 Federal acquisition and community right-to-know. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 54035, September 13, 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 December 22, 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. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70587 A. Purpose FAR Subpart 23.9 and its associate solicitation provision and contract clause implement the requirements of E.O. 12969 of August 8, 1995 (60 FR 40989, August 10, 1995), ‘‘Federal Acquisition and Community Right-toKnow,’’ and the Environmental Protection Agency’s ‘‘Guidance Implementing E.O. 12969; Federal Acquisition Community Right-to-Know; Toxic Chemical Release Reporting’’ (60 FR 50738, September 29, 1995). The FAR coverage requires offerors in competitive acquisitions over $100,000 (including options) to certify that they will comply with applicable toxic chemical release reporting requirements of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986 (42 USC 11001–11050) and the Pollution Prevention Act of 1990 (42 USC 13101–13109). B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 167,487. Responses Per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 167,487. Hours Per Response: 0.50. Total Burden Hours: 83,744. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0139, Federal Acquisition and Community Right-toKnow, in all correspondence. Dated: November 16, 2005. Gerald Zaffos, Director, Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. 05–23085 Filed 11–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Transmittal No. 06–13] 36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification Department of Defense, Defense Security Cooperation Agency. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104–164 dated 21 July 1996. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. J. Hurd, DSCA/DBO/ADM, (703) 604– 6575. E:\FR\FM\22NON1.SGM 22NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0139]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; 
Federal Acquisition and Community Right-To-Know

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

ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an 
existing OMB clearance (9000-0139).

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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 Federal acquisition and 
community right-to-know. A request for public comments was published in 
the Federal Register at 70 FR 54035, September 13, 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 December 22, 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

    FAR Subpart 23.9 and its associate solicitation provision and 
contract clause implement the requirements of E.O. 12969 of August 8, 
1995 (60 FR 40989, August 10, 1995), ``Federal Acquisition and 
Community Right-to-Know,'' and the Environmental Protection Agency's 
``Guidance Implementing E.O. 12969; Federal Acquisition Community 
Right-to-Know; Toxic Chemical Release Reporting'' (60 FR 50738, 
September 29, 1995). The FAR coverage requires offerors in competitive 
acquisitions over $100,000 (including options) to certify that they 
will comply with applicable toxic chemical release reporting 
requirements of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act 
of 1986 (42 USC 11001-11050) and the Pollution Prevention Act of 1990 
(42 USC 13101-13109).

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 167,487.
    Responses Per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 167,487.
    Hours Per Response: 0.50.
    Total Burden Hours: 83,744.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, Washington, DC 
20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0139, 
Federal Acquisition and Community Right-to-Know, in all correspondence.

    Dated: November 16, 2005.
Gerald Zaffos,
Director, Contract Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 05-23085 Filed 11-21-05; 8:45 am]
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