Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Authorized Negotiators, 28856 [06-4648]

Download as PDF 28856 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 96 / Thursday, May 18, 2006 / Notices collected. When the On-Line Representation and Certifications Application (ORCA) becomes available, contractors will be able to complete the provision electronically; however, because the data being collected could change for a specific solicitation, contractor’s will still be required to submit place of performance information on an exception basis; that is, whenever the place of performance for a specific solicitation is different from the place of performance shown in ORCA. DATES: Submit comments on or before July 17, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of the 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. Michael Jackson, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 208–4949. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose The information relative to the place of performance and owner of plant or facility, if other than the prospective contractor, is a basic requirement when contracting for supplies or services (including construction). This information is instrumental in determining bidder responsibility, responsiveness, and price reasonableness. A prospective contractor must affirmatively demonstrate its responsibility. Hence, the Government must be apprised of this information prior to award. The contracting officer must know the place of performance and the owner of the plant or facility to (1) determine bidder responsibility; (2) determine price reasonableness; (3) conduct plant or source inspections; and (4) determine whether the prospective contractor is a manufacturer or a regular dealer. The information is used to determine the firm’s eligibility for awards and to assure proper preparation of the contract. wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 79,397. Responses Per Respondent: 14. Total Responses: 1,111,558. Hours Per Response: .07. Total Burden Hours: 77,810. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), Room VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:14 May 17, 2006 Jkt 208001 4035, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0047, Place of Performance, in all correspondence. Dated: May 12, 2006 Ralph Destefano, Director, Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. 06–4647 Filed 5–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0048] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Authorized Negotiators AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding a renewal to an existing OMB clearance. SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the General Services Administration will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a renewal of a currently approved information collection requirement regarding authorized negotiators. The clearance currently expires on October 31, 2006. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary 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; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. DATES: Submit comments on or before: July 17, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Jackson, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 208–4949. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to the Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), General Services Administration, Room 4035, 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0048, Authorized Negotiators, in all correspondence. Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 A. Purpose Firms offering supplies or services to the Government under negotiated solicitations must provide the names, titles, and telephone numbers of authorized negotiators to assure that discussions are held with authorized individuals. The information collected is referred to before contract negotiations and it becomes part of the official contract file. B. Annual Reporting Burden NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION PO 00000 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Respondents: 65,660. Responses Per Respondent: 8. Total Responses: 525,280. Hours Per Response: .017. Total Burden Hours: 8,930. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0048, Authorized Negotiator, in all correspondence. Ralph Destefano, Director, Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. 06–4648 Filed 5–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Notice of Availability of GovernmentOwned Inventions; Available for Licensing Department of the Navy, DOD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of the availability of exclusive or partially exclusive license to practice worldwide under the following pending patents. Any license granted shall comply with 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR part 404. Applications will be evaluated utilizing the following criteria: Ability to manufacture and market the technology; manufacturing and marketing ability; time required to bring technology to market and production rate; royalties; technical capabilities; and small business status. U.S. Patent application Serial Number 11/208,120 entitled ‘‘Fiber pigtails and method for fabricating same’’ filed on August 16, 2005. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 96 (Thursday, May 18, 2006)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0048]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; 
Authorized Negotiators

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding a renewal 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 General Services Administration will be 
submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to 
review and approve a renewal of a currently approved information 
collection requirement regarding authorized negotiators. The clearance 
currently expires on October 31, 2006.
    Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this 
collection of information is necessary 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; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information to be collected.

DATES: Submit comments on or before: July 17, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Jackson, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA, (202) 208-4949.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other 
aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for 
reducing this burden to the Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), General 
Services Administration, Room 4035, 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 
20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0048, Authorized Negotiators, 
in all correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    Firms offering supplies or services to the Government under 
negotiated solicitations must provide the names, titles, and telephone 
numbers of authorized negotiators to assure that discussions are held 
with authorized individuals. The information collected is referred to 
before contract negotiations and it becomes part of the official 
contract file.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 65,660.
    Responses Per Respondent: 8.
    Total Responses: 525,280.
    Hours Per Response: .017.
    Total Burden Hours: 8,930.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 
4035, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB 
Control No. 9000-0048, Authorized Negotiator, in all correspondence.

Ralph Destefano,
Director, Contract Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 06-4648 Filed 5-17-06; 8:45 am]
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