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Download as PDF 6762 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 27 / Thursday, February 9, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0159] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Central Contractor Registration 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. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 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 the Central Contractor Registration database. The clearance currently expires on June 30, 2006. 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 April 10, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Mr. Ernest Woodson, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–3775. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose The Central Contractor Registration (CCR) is the primary vendor database for VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:56 Feb 08, 2006 Jkt 208001 the U.S. Federal Government. CCR collects, validates, stores, and disseminates data in support of agency acquisition missions. Both current and potential Federal Government vendors are required to register in CCR in order to be awarded contracts by the Federal Government. Vendors are required to complete a onetime registration to provide basic information relevant to procurement and financial transactions. Vendors must update or renew their registration at least once per year to maintain an active status. CCR validates the vendor information and electronically shares the secure and encrypted data with Federal agency finance offices to facilitate paperless payments through electronic funds transfer (EFT). Additionally, CCR shares the data with Federal Government procurement and electronic business systems. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 54,199. Responses Per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 54,199. Hours Per Response: 1. Total Burden Hours: 54,199. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control Number 9000–0159, Central Contractor Registration, in all correspondence. Dated: February 6, 2006. Gerald Zaffos, Director, Contract Policy Division. 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Additionally, those who wish to make oral comments or delivery written comments should also request to be scheduled, and submit a written text of the comments by Wednesday, March 1st to allow time for distribution to the Board members prior to the meeting. Individual oral comments will be limited to five minutes, with the total oral comment period not exceeding 30 minutes. The DBB may be contacted at: Defense Business Board, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Room 3C288, Washington, DC 20301– 1155, via e-mail at defensebusinessboard2@oosd.mil or via phone at (703) 697–2168. SUMMARY: Ispat Inland Mining (Ispat) has applied to the St. Paul District, Corps of Engineers (Corps) for a permit to discharge dredged or fill material into wetlands to facilitate the construction and operation of a taconite mine consisting of two conventional open pits in a deposit known as the East Reserve (formerly known as the J&L East Reserve) between Biwabik and McKinley in St. Louis County, MN. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0159]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Central 
Contractor Registration

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 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 the Central 
Contractor Registration database. The clearance currently expires on 
June 30, 2006.
    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 April 10, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other 
aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for 
reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Mr. Ernest Woodson, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA, (202) 501-3775.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    The Central Contractor Registration (CCR) is the primary vendor 
database for the U.S. Federal Government. CCR collects, validates, 
stores, and disseminates data in support of agency acquisition 
missions.
    Both current and potential Federal Government vendors are required 
to register in CCR in order to be awarded contracts by the Federal 
Government. Vendors are required to complete a one-time registration to 
provide basic information relevant to procurement and financial 
transactions. Vendors must update or renew their registration at least 
once per year to maintain an active status.
    CCR validates the vendor information and electronically shares the 
secure and encrypted data with Federal agency finance offices to 
facilitate paperless payments through electronic funds transfer (EFT). 
Additionally, CCR shares the data with Federal Government procurement 
and electronic business systems.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 54,199.
    Responses Per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 54,199.
    Hours Per Response: 1.
    Total Burden Hours: 54,199.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, 1800 F Street, NW, 
Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control 
Number 9000-0159, Central Contractor Registration, in all 
correspondence.

    Dated: February 6, 2006.
Gerald Zaffos,
Director, Contract Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 06-1210 Filed 2-8-06; 8:45 am]
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