Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Government Property, 40999-41000 [06-6334]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 138 / Wednesday, July 19, 2006 / Notices Mr. Jeremy Olson, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–3221. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A. Purpose FAR Subpart 30.6 and the provision at 52.230–5 include pertinent rules and regulations related to the Cost Accounting Standards along with necessary administrative policies and procedures. These administrative policies require certain contractors to submit cost impact estimates and descriptions in cost accounting practices and also to provide information on CAS-covered subcontractors. B. Annual Reporting Burden Number of Respondents: 644. Responses Per Respondent: 2.27. Total Responses: 1,462. Average Burden Hours Per Response: 175.00 Total Burden Hours: 255,829. OBTAINING COPIES OF PROPOSALS: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control Number 9000–0129, Cost Accounting Standards Administration, in all correspondence. Dated: July 10, 2006. Linda Nelson, Deputy Director,Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. 06–6333 Filed 7–18–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0075] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Government Property 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 (9000–0075). sroberts on PROD1PC70 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) VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:28 Jul 18, 2006 Jkt 208001 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 Government Property. This OMB clearance expires on October 31, 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 September 18, 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: Jeritta Parnell, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501–4082. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose Property, as used in Part 45, means all property, both real and personal. It includes facilities, material, special tooling, special test equipment, and agency-peculiar property. Government property includes both Governmentfurnished property and contractoracquired property. Contractors are required to establish and maintain a property system that will control, protect, preserve, and maintain all Government property because the contractor is responsible and accountable for all Government property under the provisions of the contract including property located with subcontractors. The contractor’s property control records shall constitute the Government’s official property records and shall be used to— (a) Provide financial accounts for Government-owned property in the contractor’s possession or control; (b) Identify all Government property (to include a complete, current, auditable record of all transactions); (c) Locate any item of Government property within a reasonable period of time. PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40999 This clearance covers the following requirements: (a) FAR 45.307–2(b) requires a contractor to notify the contracting officer if it intends to acquire or fabricate special test equipment. (b) FAR 45.502–1 requires a contractor to furnish written receipts for Government property. (c) FAR 45.502–2 requires a contractor to submit a discrepancy report upon receipt of Government property when overages, shortages, or damages are discovered. (d) FAR 45.504 requires a contractor to investigate and report all instances of loss, damage, or destruction of Government property. (e) FAR 45.505–1 requires that basic information be placed on the contractor’s property control records. (f) FAR 45.505–3 requires a contractor to maintain records for Government material. (g) FAR 45.505–4 requires a contractor to maintain records of special tooling and special test equipment. (h) FAR 45.505–5 requires a contractor to maintain records of plant equipment. (i) FAR 45.505–7 requires a contractor to maintain records of real property. (j) FAR 45.505–8 requires a contractor to maintain scrap and salvage records. (k) FAR 45.505–9 requires a contractor to maintain records of related data and information. (l) FAR 45.505–10 requires a contractor to maintain records for completed products. (m) FAR 45.505–11 requires a contractor to maintain records of transportation and installation costs of plant equipment. (n) FAR 45.505–12 requires a contractor to maintain records of misdirected shipments. (o) FAR 45.505–13 requires a contractor to maintain records of property returned for rework. (p) FAR 45.505–14 requires a contractor to submit an annual report of Government property accountable to each agency contract. (q) FAR 45.508–2 requires a contractor to report the results of physical inventories. (r) FAR 45.509–1(a)(3) requires a contractor to record work accomplished in maintaining Government property. (s) FAR 45.509–1(c) requires a contractor to report the need for major repair, replacement and other rehabilitation work. (t) FAR 45.509–2(b)(2) requires a contractor to maintain utilization records. (u) FAR 45.606–1 requires a contractor to submit inventory schedules. E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1 sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 41000 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 138 / Wednesday, July 19, 2006 / Notices (v) FAR 45.606–3(a) requires a contractor to correct and resubmit inventory schedules as necessary. (w) FAR 52.245–2(a)(3) requires a contractor to notify the contracting officer when Government-furnished property is received and is not suitable for use. (x) FAR 52.245–2(a)(4) requires a contractor to notify the contracting officer when government-furnished property is not timely delivered and the contracting officer will make a determination of the delay, if any, caused the contractor. (y) FAR 52.245–2(b) requires a contractor to submit a written request for an equitable adjustment if Government-furnished property is decreased, substituted, or withdrawn by the Government. (z) FAR 52.245–4 requires a contractor to submit a timely written request for an equitable adjustment when Government-furnished property is not furnished in a timely manner. (aa) FAR 52.245–5(a)(4) requires a contractor to notify the contracting officer when Government-furnished property is received that is not suitable for use. (bb) FAR 52.245–5(a)(5) requires a contractor to notify the contracting officer when Government-furnished property is not received in a timely manner. (cc) FAR 52.245–5(b)(2) requests a contractor to submit a written request for an equitable adjustment if Government-furnished property is decreased, substituted, or withdrawn by the Government. (dd) FAR 52.245–7(f) requires a contractor to notify the contracting officer when use of all facilities falls below 75% of total use. (ee) FAR 52.245–7(l)(2) requires a contractor to alert the contracting officer within 30 days of receiving facilities that are not suitable for use. (ff) FAR 52.245–9(f) requires a contractor to submit a facilities use statement to the contracting officer within 90 days after the close of each rental period. (gg) FAR 52.245–10(h)(2) requires a contractor to notify the contracting officer if facilities are received that are not suitable for the intended use. (hh) FAR 52.245–11(e) requires a contractor to notify the contracting officer when use of all facilities falls below 75% of total use. (ii) FAR 52.245–11(j)(2) requires a contractor to notify the contracting officer within 30 days of receiving facilities not suitable for intended use. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:28 Jul 18, 2006 Jkt 208001 (jj) FAR 52.245–17 requires a contractor to maintain special tooling records. (kk) FAR 52.245–18(b) requires a contractor to notify the contracting officer 30 days in advance of the contractor’s intention to acquire or fabricate special test equipment (STE). (ll) FAR 52.245–18(d) and (e) requires a contractor to furnish the names of subcontractors who acquire or fabricate special test equipment (STE) or components and comply with paragraph (d) of this clause, and contractors must comply with paragraph (b) of this clause if an engineering change requires acquisition or modification of STE. In so complying, the contractor shall identify the change order which requires the proposed acquisition, fabrication, or modification. (mm) FAR 52.245–19 requires a contractor to notify the contracting officer if there is any change in the condition of property furnished ‘‘as is’’ from the time of inspection until time of receipt. (nn) FAR 49.602–2(a) through (e) refers to the inventory schedule forms, SF’s 1426 through 1434. This information is used to facilitate the management of Government property in the possession of the contractor. B. Annual Reporting Burden Number of Respondents: 27,884. Responses per Respondent: 488.6. Total Responses: 13,624,759. Average Burden Hours Per Response: .4826. Total Burden Hours: 6,575,805. The total burden hours have changed under this OMB clearance 9000–0075 to reflect the incorporation of hours currently associated with OMB clearance 9000–0151 (FAR Case l995– 013) which is due to expire in June 2000 and will not be renewed. The OMB collection burden associated with Government property nonetheless remains unchanged. OBTAINING COPIES OF PROPOSALS: Requesters may obtain a copy ofthe 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 No. 9000–0075, Government Property, in all correspondence. Dated:July 13, 2006. Ralph De Stefano Director, Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. 06–6334 Filed 7–18–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [DoD–2006–OS–0155] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Office of the Secretary, DoD. Notice to amend systems of AGENCY: ACTION: records. SUMMARY: The Office of the Secretary of Defense is amending a system of records notice in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: This proposed action will be effective without further notice on August 18, 2006 unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination. Send comments to the OSD Privacy Act Coordinator, Records Management Section, Washington Headquarters Services, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1155. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Juanita Irvin at (703) 696–4940. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of the Secretary of Defense Systems of records notices subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, have been published in the Federal Register and are available from the address above. The specific changes to the record system being amended are set forth below followed by the notice, as amended, published in its entirety. The proposed amendments are not within the purview of subsection (r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, which requires the submission of a new or altered system report. ADDRESSES: Dated: July 13, 2006. C.R. Choate, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. DPR 31 SYSTEM NAME: Personal Commercial Solicitation Evaluation (June 19, 2006, 71 FR 35259). CHANGES: * * * * * NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES In the first paragraph, delete ‘‘1745 Jefferson Davis Highway’’ and replace with ‘‘241 S. 18th Street’’. In the second paragraph, change the word ‘‘much’’ to ‘‘such’’. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 138 (Wednesday, July 19, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40999-41000]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-6334]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0075]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; 
Government Property

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 (9000-0075).

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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 Government 
Property. This OMB clearance expires on October 31, 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 September 18, 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: Jeritta Parnell, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA (202) 501-4082.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    Property, as used in Part 45, means all property, both real and 
personal. It includes facilities, material, special tooling, special 
test equipment, and agency-peculiar property. Government property 
includes both Government-furnished property and contractor-acquired 
property.
    Contractors are required to establish and maintain a property 
system that will control, protect, preserve, and maintain all 
Government property because the contractor is responsible and 
accountable for all Government property under the provisions of the 
contract including property located with subcontractors. The 
contractor's property control records shall constitute the Government's 
official property records and shall be used to--
    (a) Provide financial accounts for Government-owned property in the 
contractor's possession or control;
    (b) Identify all Government property (to include a complete, 
current, auditable record of all transactions);
    (c) Locate any item of Government property within a reasonable 
period of time.
    This clearance covers the following requirements:
    (a) FAR 45.307-2(b) requires a contractor to notify the contracting 
officer if it intends to acquire or fabricate special test equipment.
    (b) FAR 45.502-1 requires a contractor to furnish written receipts 
for Government property.
    (c) FAR 45.502-2 requires a contractor to submit a discrepancy 
report upon receipt of Government property when overages, shortages, or 
damages are discovered.
    (d) FAR 45.504 requires a contractor to investigate and report all 
instances of loss, damage, or destruction of Government property.
    (e) FAR 45.505-1 requires that basic information be placed on the 
contractor's property control records.
    (f) FAR 45.505-3 requires a contractor to maintain records for 
Government material.
    (g) FAR 45.505-4 requires a contractor to maintain records of 
special tooling and special test equipment.
    (h) FAR 45.505-5 requires a contractor to maintain records of plant 
equipment.
    (i) FAR 45.505-7 requires a contractor to maintain records of real 
property.
    (j) FAR 45.505-8 requires a contractor to maintain scrap and 
salvage records.
    (k) FAR 45.505-9 requires a contractor to maintain records of 
related data and information.
    (l) FAR 45.505-10 requires a contractor to maintain records for 
completed products.
    (m) FAR 45.505-11 requires a contractor to maintain records of 
transportation and installation costs of plant equipment.
    (n) FAR 45.505-12 requires a contractor to maintain records of 
misdirected shipments.
    (o) FAR 45.505-13 requires a contractor to maintain records of 
property returned for rework.
    (p) FAR 45.505-14 requires a contractor to submit an annual report 
of Government property accountable to each agency contract.
    (q) FAR 45.508-2 requires a contractor to report the results of 
physical inventories.
    (r) FAR 45.509-1(a)(3) requires a contractor to record work 
accomplished in maintaining Government property.
    (s) FAR 45.509-1(c) requires a contractor to report the need for 
major repair, replacement and other rehabilitation work.
    (t) FAR 45.509-2(b)(2) requires a contractor to maintain 
utilization records.
    (u) FAR 45.606-1 requires a contractor to submit inventory 
schedules.

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    (v) FAR 45.606-3(a) requires a contractor to correct and resubmit 
inventory schedules as necessary.
    (w) FAR 52.245-2(a)(3) requires a contractor to notify the 
contracting officer when Government-furnished property is received and 
is not suitable for use.
    (x) FAR 52.245-2(a)(4) requires a contractor to notify the 
contracting officer when government-furnished property is not timely 
delivered and the contracting officer will make a determination of the 
delay, if any, caused the contractor.
    (y) FAR 52.245-2(b) requires a contractor to submit a written 
request for an equitable adjustment if Government-furnished property is 
decreased, substituted, or withdrawn by the Government.
    (z) FAR 52.245-4 requires a contractor to submit a timely written 
request for an equitable adjustment when Government-furnished property 
is not furnished in a timely manner.
    (aa) FAR 52.245-5(a)(4) requires a contractor to notify the 
contracting officer when Government-furnished property is received that 
is not suitable for use.
    (bb) FAR 52.245-5(a)(5) requires a contractor to notify the 
contracting officer when Government-furnished property is not received 
in a timely manner.
    (cc) FAR 52.245-5(b)(2) requests a contractor to submit a written 
request for an equitable adjustment if Government-furnished property is 
decreased, substituted, or withdrawn by the Government.
    (dd) FAR 52.245-7(f) requires a contractor to notify the 
contracting officer when use of all facilities falls below 75% of total 
use.
    (ee) FAR 52.245-7(l)(2) requires a contractor to alert the 
contracting officer within 30 days of receiving facilities that are not 
suitable for use.
    (ff) FAR 52.245-9(f) requires a contractor to submit a facilities 
use statement to the contracting officer within 90 days after the close 
of each rental period.
    (gg) FAR 52.245-10(h)(2) requires a contractor to notify the 
contracting officer if facilities are received that are not suitable 
for the intended use.
    (hh) FAR 52.245-11(e) requires a contractor to notify the 
contracting officer when use of all facilities falls below 75% of total 
use.
    (ii) FAR 52.245-11(j)(2) requires a contractor to notify the 
contracting officer within 30 days of receiving facilities not suitable 
for intended use.
    (jj) FAR 52.245-17 requires a contractor to maintain special 
tooling records.
    (kk) FAR 52.245-18(b) requires a contractor to notify the 
contracting officer 30 days in advance of the contractor's intention to 
acquire or fabricate special test equipment (STE).
    (ll) FAR 52.245-18(d) and (e) requires a contractor to furnish the 
names of subcontractors who acquire or fabricate special test equipment 
(STE) or components and comply with paragraph (d) of this clause, and 
contractors must comply with paragraph (b) of this clause if an 
engineering change requires acquisition or modification of STE. In so 
complying, the contractor shall identify the change order which 
requires the proposed acquisition, fabrication, or modification.
    (mm) FAR 52.245-19 requires a contractor to notify the contracting 
officer if there is any change in the condition of property furnished 
``as is'' from the time of inspection until time of receipt.
    (nn) FAR 49.602-2(a) through (e) refers to the inventory schedule 
forms, SF's 1426 through 1434.
    This information is used to facilitate the management of Government 
property in the possession of the contractor.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Number of Respondents: 27,884.
    Responses per Respondent: 488.6.
    Total Responses: 13,624,759.
    Average Burden Hours Per Response: .4826.
    Total Burden Hours: 6,575,805.
    The total burden hours have changed under this OMB clearance 9000-
0075 to reflect the incorporation of hours currently associated with 
OMB clearance 9000-0151 (FAR Case l995-013) which is due to expire in 
June 2000 and will not be renewed. The OMB collection burden associated 
with Government property nonetheless remains unchanged.
    OBTAINING COPIES OF PROPOSALS: Requesters may obtain a copy ofthe 
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 
No. 9000-0075, Government Property, in all correspondence.

    Dated:July 13, 2006.
Ralph De Stefano
Director, Contract Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 06-6334 Filed 7-18-06; 8:45 am]
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