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E6–4795 Filed 3–31–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–12–P 16563 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. Submit comments on or before June 2, 2006. DATES: Submit comments including suggestions for reducing this burden, to the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Ms. Rhonda Cundiff, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–0044. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0150] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Small Disadvantaged Business Procurement Credit Programs 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 (9000–0150). 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 Small Business Procurement Credit Programs. This OMB clearance expires on June 30, 2006. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 This FAR requirement concerning small disadvantaged procurement credit programs implements the Department of Justice proposal to reform affirmative action in Federal procurement, which was designed to ensure compliance with the constitutional standards established by the Supreme Court. The credits include price evaluation factor targets and certifications. B. Annual Reporting Burden Number of Respondents: 7,900. Responses Per Respondent: 9.11. Total Responses: 72,000. Average Burden Hours Per Response: 2.32. Total Burden Hours: 167,370. 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 Number 9000–0150, Small Disadvantaged Business Procurement Credit Programs, in all correspondence. Dated: March 29, 2006. Gerald Zaffos, Director, Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. 06–3167 Filed 3–31–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S E:\FR\FM\03APN1.SGM 03APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0150]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Small 
Disadvantaged Business Procurement Credit Programs

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 (9000-0150).

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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 Small Business 
Procurement Credit Programs. This OMB clearance 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 June 2, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments including suggestions for reducing this 
burden, to the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), 
1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Ms. Rhonda Cundiff, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA, (202) 501-0044.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    This FAR requirement concerning small disadvantaged procurement 
credit programs implements the Department of Justice proposal to reform 
affirmative action in Federal procurement, which was designed to ensure 
compliance with the constitutional standards established by the Supreme 
Court. The credits include price evaluation factor targets and 
certifications.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Number of Respondents: 7,900.
    Responses Per Respondent: 9.11.
    Total Responses: 72,000.
    Average Burden Hours Per Response: 2.32.
    Total Burden Hours: 167,370.
    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 Number 9000-0150, 
Small Disadvantaged Business Procurement Credit Programs, in all 
correspondence.

    Dated: March 29, 2006.
Gerald Zaffos,
Director, Contract Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 06-3167 Filed 3-31-06; 8:45 am]
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