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Download as PDF 2914 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 11 / Wednesday, January 18, 2006 / Notices under section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens Act, provided that 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 date. Dated: January 12, 2006. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–455 Filed 1–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 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 identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: January 12, 2006. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–451 Filed 1–17–06; 8:45 am] [I.D. 011106D] North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting BILLING CODE 3510–22–S National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. erjones on PROD1PC68 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council’s (Council) Halibut Charter Guidelines Harvest Level (GHL) Committee will meet in Anchorage, AK. DATES: The meetings will be held on February 1, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and February 2, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the North Pacific Research Board Conference Room, 1007 W. 3rd Avenue, Suite 100, Anchorage, AK 99501. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jane DiCosimo, Council staff, telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Halibut Charter GHL Committee will review the GHL analysis and provide comments to the Council, as well as to provide recommendations to revise the GHL program with the following possible amendments: (1) link GHL to halibut abundance; (2) divide Areas 2C & 3A GHLs into sub-regions; (3) establish a moratorium on new entrants; (4) establish a valid reporting system for the halibut charter fishery. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:06 Jan 17, 2006 Jkt 208001 Agenda: Discuss proposal for State waters cod fishery near Adak. 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 identified in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Gail Bendixen at 907–271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: January 12, 2006. Emily Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E6–452 Filed 1–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE [I.D. 011106G] GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of a public meeting of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council)/Alaska Board of Fisheries (BOF). AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Council/BOF will meet on February 3, 2006 at the Fourth Avenue Theatre. DATES: The meeting will be held on February 3, 2006, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Fourth Avenue Theatre, 630 West 4th Avenue, Lathrop Room, Anchorage, AK 99501. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Council staff, telephone: (907) 271– 2809. ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0026] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Change Order Accounting 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 (9000–0026). AGENCIES: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning change order accounting. This OMB clearance expires on April 30, 2006. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 11 / Wednesday, January 18, 2006 / Notices 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 March 20, 2006. 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeritta Parnell, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501–4082. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose FAR clause 52.243–6, Change Order Accounting, requires that, whenever the estimated cost of a change or series of related changes exceed $100,000, the contracting officer may require the contractor to maintain separate accounts for each change or series of related changes. The account shall record all incurred segregable, direct costs (less allocable credits) of work, both changed and unchanged, allocable to the change. These accounts are to be maintained until the parties agree to an equitable adjustment for the changes or until the matter is conclusively disposed of under the Disputes clause. This requirement is necessary in order to be able to account properly for costs associated with changes in supply and research and development contracts that are technically complex and incur numerous changes. B. Annual Reporting Burden erjones on PROD1PC68 with NOTICES Respondents: 8,750. Responses Per Respondent: 18. Annual Responses: 157,500. Hours Per Response: .084. Total Burden Hours: 13,230. C. Annual Recordkeeping Burden Recordkeepers: 8,750. Hours Per Recordkeeper: 1.5. Total Recordkeeping Burden Hours: 13,125. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:06 Jan 17, 2006 Jkt 208001 Total Burden Hours: 26,355. 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. 9000–0026, Change Order Accounting, in all correspondence. Dated: January 10, 2006. Gerald Zaffos, Director, Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. 06–401 Filed 1–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Department of Education. The IC Clearance Official, 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 March 20, 2006. 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 IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection 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 AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2915 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: January 11, 2006. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of the Chief Information Officer. Federal Student Aid Type of Review: Revision. Title: Fiscal Operations Report for 2005–2006 and Application to Participate for 2007–2008 (FISAP) and Reallocation Form E40–4P. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; Businesses or other forprofit; State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 6,172. Burden Hours: 26,939. Abstract: This application data will be used to compute the amount of funds needed by each school for the 2007– 2008 award year. The Fiscal Operations Report data will be used to assess program effectiveness, account for funds expended during the 2004–2005 award year, and as part of the school funding process. The Reallocation form is part of the FISAP on the web. Schools will use it in the summer to return unexpended funds for 2004–2005 and request supplemental FWS funds for 2005– 2006. 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 2970. 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 IC DocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202–245– 6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 11 (Wednesday, January 18, 2006)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0026]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Change 
Order Accounting

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 (9000-0026).

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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 will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently 
approved information collection requirement concerning change order 
accounting. This OMB clearance expires on April 30, 2006.
    Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this 
collection of

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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 March 20, 2006.

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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeritta Parnell, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA (202) 501-4082.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    FAR clause 52.243-6, Change Order Accounting, requires that, 
whenever the estimated cost of a change or series of related changes 
exceed $100,000, the contracting officer may require the contractor to 
maintain separate accounts for each change or series of related 
changes. The account shall record all incurred segregable, direct costs 
(less allocable credits) of work, both changed and unchanged, allocable 
to the change. These accounts are to be maintained until the parties 
agree to an equitable adjustment for the changes or until the matter is 
conclusively disposed of under the Disputes clause. This requirement is 
necessary in order to be able to account properly for costs associated 
with changes in supply and research and development contracts that are 
technically complex and incur numerous changes.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 8,750.
    Responses Per Respondent: 18.
    Annual Responses: 157,500.
    Hours Per Response: .084.
    Total Burden Hours: 13,230.

C. Annual Recordkeeping Burden

    Recordkeepers: 8,750.
    Hours Per Recordkeeper: 1.5.
    Total Recordkeeping Burden Hours: 13,125.
    Total Burden Hours: 26,355.
    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. 9000-0026, Change 
Order Accounting, in all correspondence.

    Dated: January 10, 2006.
Gerald Zaffos,
Director, Contract Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 06-401 Filed 1-17-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6820-EP-S