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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 16 / Wednesday, January 25, 2006 / Notices an average annual burden of about 6,000 hours on each of those firms. That burden will result from conducting the testing required by the standards and maintaining records of the results of that testing required by the implementing regulations. The total annual burden imposed by the standards and regulations on all manufacturers and importers of children’s sleepwear will be about 318,000 hours. The hourly wage for the testing and recordkeeping required by the standards and regulations is about $28.75 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, June 2005), for an annual cost to the industry of about $9,142,500. The Commission will expend approximately three months of professional staff time annually for examination of information in the records maintained by manufacturers and importers of children’s sleepwear subject to the standards. The annual cost to the Federal government of the collection of information in the sleepwear standards and implementing C. Request for Comments The Commission solicits written comments from all interested persons about the proposed collection of information. The Commission specifically solicits information relevant to the following topics: —Whether the collection of information described above is necessary for the proper performance of the Commission’s functions, including whether the information would have practical utility; —Whether the estimated burden of the proposed collection of information is accurate; —Whether the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected could be enhanced; and —Whether the burden imposed by the collection of information could be minimized by use of automated, electronic or other technological collection techniques, or other forms of information technology. wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Dated: January 18, 2006. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission. [FR Doc. E6–848 Filed 1–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6355–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:26 Jan 24, 2006 Jkt 208001 A. Purpose DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0010] Federal Acquisition Regulation;Submission for OMB Review; Progress Payments 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. 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 progress payments. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 59727, October 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 February 24, 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: Mr. Jeremy Olson, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–3221. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4119 Certain Federal contracts provide for progress payments to be made to the contractor during performance of the contract. The requirement for certification and supporting information are necessary for the administration of statutory and regulatory limitation on the amount of progress payments under a contract. The submission of supporting cost schedules is an optional procedure that, when the contractor elects to have a group of individual orders treated as a single contract for progress payments purposes, is necessary for the administration of statutory and regulatory requirements concerning progress payments. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 27,000. Responses Per Respondent: 32. Annual Responses: 864,000. Hours Per Response: .55. Total Burden Hours: 475,000. 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. 9000–0010, Progress Payments, in all correspondence. Dated: January 13, 2006. Gerald Zaffos, Director, Contract Policy Division. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0010]


Federal Acquisition Regulation;Submission for OMB Review; 
Progress Payments

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 progress payments. A 
request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 70 
FR 59727, October 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 February 24, 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: Mr. Jeremy Olson, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA, (202) 501-3221.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    Certain Federal contracts provide for progress payments to be made 
to the contractor during performance of the contract. The requirement 
for certification and supporting information are necessary for the 
administration of statutory and regulatory limitation on the amount of 
progress payments under a contract. The submission of supporting cost 
schedules is an optional procedure that, when the contractor elects to 
have a group of individual orders treated as a single contract for 
progress payments purposes, is necessary for the administration of 
statutory and regulatory requirements concerning progress payments.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 27,000.
    Responses Per Respondent: 32.
    Annual Responses: 864,000.
    Hours Per Response: .55.
    Total Burden Hours: 475,000.
    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. 9000-0010, 
Progress Payments, in all correspondence.

    Dated: January 13, 2006.
Gerald Zaffos,
Director, Contract Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 06-687 Filed 1-24-06; 8:45 am]
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