30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Department of State Acquisition Regulation (DOSAR), OMB Control Number 1405-0050, 77440-77441 [E5-8108]

Download as PDF 77440 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 250 / Friday, December 30, 2005 / Notices Number of respondents per year Respondent Requirement General Public Whose SSNs Will Be Verified. Using the system to upload request file, check status, and download results file. Storing consent forms ...................... Activities related to compliance review. Reading and signing Authorization for the Social Security Administration to Release Social Security Number Verification (Form SSA– 89 a.k.a. consent form). Responding to CPA re-contact; each CPA contacts 50 people. Conducting compliance review and preparing written report of findings. CPAs ................................................. Total ........................................... Frequency of response Average of burden per response (minutes) Annual burden (hours) 150 251 75 47,063 150 150 251 1 60 120 37,650 300 6,900,000 1 3 345,000 7,500 1 5 625 150 1 4,800 12,000 6,907,800 518,238 * Please note there are 251 Federal business days per year (excluding Federal holidays) on which a requesting party could submit a file. The estimated first year cost burden to be shared by all participating companies for the CBSV service is—$7,154,589.00. This cost figure represents the agency’s estimated staff requirements, agency systems development costs, annual account set-up fee, company cost per file submitted and files storage and maintenance costs, and company cost for the services of a CPA to perform compliance reviews. Dated: December 22, 2005. Elizabeth A. Davidson, Reports Clearance Officer, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. E5–8095 Filed 12–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5256] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Department of State Acquisition Regulation (DOSAR), OMB Control Number 1405–0050 Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: Department of State Acquisition Regulation (DOSAR). • OMB Control Number: 1405–0050. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Administration, Office of the Procurement Executive (A/OPE). VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:02 Dec 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 • Form Number: N/A. • Respondents: Any business, other for-profit, individual, not-for-profit, or household organization wishing to receive Department of State contracts. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,166. • Estimated Number of Responses: 3,166. • Average Hours Per Response: Varies. • Total Estimated Burden: 274,320. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for up to 30 days from December 30, 2005. ADDRESSES: Direct comments and questions to Katherine Astrich, the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), who may be reached at 202–395–4718. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: Katherine_T._Astrich@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in the subject line of your message. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. • Fax: 202–395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may obtain copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents from Gladys Gines, Procurement Analyst, Office of the Procurement Executive, Department of State, Washington, DC 20522, who may PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 be reached on 703–516–1691 or at ginesgg@state.gov. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary to properly perform our functions. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of technology. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Abstract of Proposed Collection This information collection covers pre-award and post-award requirements of the DOSAR. During the pre-award phase, information is collected to determine which bids or proposals offer the best value to the U.S. Government. Post-award actions include monitoring the contractor’s performance; issuing modifications to contracts; dealing with unsatisfactory performance; issuing payments to the contractor; and closing out the contract upon its completion. Methodology Information is collected from prospective offerors to evaluate their proposals. The responses provided by the public are part of the offeror’s proposals in response to Department solicitations. This information may be submitted electronically (through fax or e-mail), or may require a paper submission, depending upon complexity. After contract award, contractors are required to submit E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 250 / Friday, December 30, 2005 / Notices information, on an as-needed basis, and relate to the occurrence of specific circumstances. Dated: December 5, 2005. Corey M. Rindner, Procurement Executive, Bureau of Administration, Department of State. [FR Doc. E5–8108 Filed 12–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–24–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5255] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS–4076, Request for Commodity Jurisdiction (CJ)/U.S. Munitions List (USML) Determination, OMB Control Number 1405–0163 Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Title of Information Collection: Request for Commodity Jurisdiction (CJ)/U.S. Munitions List (USML) Determination. OMB Control Number: 1405–0163. Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, (PM/DDTC). Form Number: DS–4076. Respondents: Business organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 300. Estimated Number of Responses: 300. Average Hours per Response: 2 hours. Total Estimated Burden: 600 hours. Frequency: Once per year per respondent. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for up to 30 days from December 30, 2005. ADDRESSES: Direct comments and questions to Katherine Astrich, the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), who may be reached at 202–395–4718. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: Katherine_T._Astrich@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in the subject line of your message. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:16 Dec 29, 2005 Jkt 208001 • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. • Fax: 202–395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may obtain copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents from Michael T. Dixon, Director, Office of Defense Trade Controls Management, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, SA–1, Room H1200, 2401 E Street, NW., Washington, DC 20037, who may be reached via email at DixonMT@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary to properly perform our functions. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond. Abstract of proposed collection: The information will be used to evaluate whether or not a particular defense article or defense service is covered by the U.S. Munitions List; to change the U.S. Munitions List category designation; to confirm the U.S. Munitions List Category designation; to remove a defense article from the U.S. Munitions List; or to reconsider a previous commodity jurisdiction determination. Methodology: These forms/ information collections may be sent to the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls via the following methods: Mail, personal delivery, and/or electronically. Dated: December 16, 2005. Gregory M. Suchan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E5–8118 Filed 12–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–25–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5257] Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation; Imposition of Nonproliferation Measures Against Foreign Entities, Including a Ban on U.S. Government Procurement, and Removal of Penalties From One Entity AGENCY: PO 00000 Department of State. Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: 77441 Notice. SUMMARY: A determination has been made that nine entities have engaged in activities that require the imposition of measures pursuant to section 3 of the Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000, which provides for penalties on entities for the transfer to Iran since January 1, 1999, of equipment and technology controlled under multilateral export control lists (Missile Technology Control Regime, Australia Group, Chemical Weapons Convention, Nuclear Suppliers Group, Wassenaar Arrangement) or otherwise having the potential to make a material contribution to the development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) or cruise or ballistic missile systems. The latter category includes (a) items of the same kind as those on multilateral lists, but falling below the control list parameters, when it is determined that such items have the potential of making a material contribution to WMD or cruise or ballistic missile systems, (b) other items with the potential of making such a material contribution, when added through case-by-case decisions, and (c) items on U.S. national control lists for WMD/missile reasons that are not on multilateral lists. It was also determined that sanctions imposed on an Indian entity, effective September 23, 2004 (69 FR 4845) are rescinded. EFFECTIVE DATE: December 23, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: On general issues: Vann H. Van Diepen, Office of Missile Threat Reduction, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State (202–647–1142). On U.S. Government procurement ban issues: Gladys Gines, Office of the Procurement Executive, Department of State (703–516–1691). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 4 of the Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106–178), the U.S. Government determined on November 15, 2005 that the sanctions imposed effective September 23, 2004 (69 FR 4845), on the Indian entity Dr. C. Surendar, are rescinded. Pursuant to sections 2 and 3 of the Act, the U.S. Government also determined that the measures authorized in section 3 of the Act shall apply to the following foreign entities identified in the report submitted pursuant to section 2(a) of the Act: China Aero-Technology Import and Export Corporation. (CATIC) (China) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; China North Industries Corporation (NORINCO) (China) and any successor, sub-unit, or subsidiary thereof; E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 250 (Friday, December 30, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 77440-77441]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-8108]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 5256]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Department of 
State Acquisition Regulation (DOSAR), OMB Control Number 1405-0050

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of 
proposed collection of information.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following 
information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995.
     Title of Information Collection: Department of State 
Acquisition Regulation (DOSAR).
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0050.
     Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Administration, Office of 
the Procurement Executive (A/OPE).
     Form Number: N/A.
     Respondents: Any business, other for-profit, individual, 
not-for-profit, or household organization wishing to receive Department 
of State contracts.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,166.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 3,166.
     Average Hours Per Response: Varies.
     Total Estimated Burden: 274,320.
     Frequency: On occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.

DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
up to 30 days from December 30, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Direct comments and questions to Katherine Astrich, the 
Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), who 
may be reached at 202-395-4718. You may submit comments by any of the 
following methods:
     E-mail: Katherine--T.--Astrich@omb.eop.gov. You must 
include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB 
control number in the subject line of your message.
     Mail (paper, disk, or CD-ROM submissions): Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503.
     Fax: 202-395-6974.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may obtain copies of the proposed 
information collection and supporting documents from Gladys Gines, 
Procurement Analyst, Office of the Procurement Executive, Department of 
State, Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached on 703-516-1691 or at 
ginesgg@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit 
the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary to properly perform our functions.
     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
technology.
Abstract of Proposed Collection
    This information collection covers pre-award and post-award 
requirements of the DOSAR. During the pre-award phase, information is 
collected to determine which bids or proposals offer the best value to 
the U.S. Government. Post-award actions include monitoring the 
contractor's performance; issuing modifications to contracts; dealing 
with unsatisfactory performance; issuing payments to the contractor; 
and closing out the contract upon its completion.
Methodology
    Information is collected from prospective offerors to evaluate 
their proposals. The responses provided by the public are part of the 
offeror's proposals in response to Department solicitations. This 
information may be submitted electronically (through fax or e-mail), or 
may require a paper submission, depending upon complexity. After 
contract award, contractors are required to submit

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information, on an as-needed basis, and relate to the occurrence of 
specific circumstances.

    Dated: December 5, 2005.
Corey M. Rindner,
Procurement Executive, Bureau of Administration, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E5-8108 Filed 12-29-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-24-P