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Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES 62426 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 206 / Wednesday, October 25, 2006 / Notices for an equitable adjustment if Government-furnished property is decreased, substituted, or withdrawn by the Government.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to submit a written request for an equitable adjustment if Government-furnished property is decreased, substituted, or withdrawn by the Government.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) & (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 the (b) paragraph 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:12 Oct 24, 2006 Jkt 211001 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: 13,624,122. 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 expired as of June 2000 and was not 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 ServicesAdministration, 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: October 6, 2006. Ralph De Stefano, Director, Acquisition Policy Division. [FR Doc. 06–8864 Filed 10–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0136] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Commercial Item Acquisitions AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 clauses and provisions required for use in commercial item acquisitions. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 71 FR 38867, July 10, 2006. No comments were received. The 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 November 24, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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 General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION PO 00000 Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance (9000–0136). ACTION: The Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994 included Title VIII, entitled Commercial Items. The title made numerous additions and revisions to both the civilian agency and Armed Service acquisition statutes to encourage and facilitate the acquisition of commercial items and services by Federal Government agencies.To implement these changes, DOD, NASA, and GSA amended the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to include several streamlined and simplified clauses and provisions to be used in place of existing clauses and provisions. E:\FR\FM\25OCN1.SGM 25OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 206 / Wednesday, October 25, 2006 / Notices U.S.C. 552b(c)(1) and that, accordingly, the meeting will be closed to the public. They were designed to simplify solicitations and contracts for commercial items.Information is used by Federal agencies to facilitate the acquisition of commercial items and services. Dated: October 19, 2006. C.R. Choate, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Office, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 06–8868 Filed 10–24–06; 8:45 am] B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 37,500. Responses Per Respondent: 34. Total Responses: 1,275,000. Hours Per Response: .312. Total Burden Hours: 397,800. 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. 9000–0136, Commercial Item Acquisitions, in all correspondence. Dated: October 3, 2006. Ralph De Stefano, Director,Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. 06–8865 Filed 10–24–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF THE DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Missile Defense Advisory Committee (MDAC) Missile Defense Agency (MDA). Notice of Closed Meeting. AGENCY: mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Missile Defense Advisory Committee will meet in closed session on November 28–29, 2006, in Washington, DC. The mission of the Missile Defense Advisory Committee is to provide the Department of Defense advice on all matters relating to missile defense, including system development, technology, program maturity and readiness of configurations of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) to enter the acquisition process. At this meeting, the Committee will conduct classified discussions on capability-based acquisition. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: COL David R. Wolf, Designated Federal Official (DFO) at david.wolf@mda.mil, phone/voice mail (703) 695–6438, or mail at 7100 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20302–7100. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. II), it has been determined that this Missile Defense Advisory Committee meeting concerns matters listed in 5 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:12 Oct 24, 2006 Jkt 211001 BILLING CODE 5001–06–M DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Department of Education. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before November 24, 2006. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Rachel Potter, Desk Officer, Department of Education, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503 or faxed to (202) 395–6974. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62427 Dated: October 19, 2006. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: New. Title: Priority Needs for Educational Research Needs of the Southwest and Establishing a Baseline for SWREL Performance. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs; Individuals or household; Businesses or other forprofit. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 8,052. Burden Hours: 2,013. Abstract: The Southwestern Regional Educational Laboratory (SWREL) has been tasked with establishing a baseline for SWREL performance and identifying the educational needs (Pre-K through Higher Education) of constituents within its five state region. The respondents will consist of parents, business leaders, and educators (e.g., teachers, principals, testing directors, etc.) from Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. The information obtained in this project will provide a landscape of the region. It will also identify the educational research needs of SWREL constituents and create insights needed to most efficiently serve those constituents. In addition, it will identify satisfaction levels with current research available, identify educational issues facing SWREL constituents, and identify unique areas of technical assistance most needed. Requests for copies of the information collection submission for OMB review may be accessed from http:// edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 3165. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., Potomac Center, 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20202–4700. Requests may also be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202– 245–6623. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal E:\FR\FM\25OCN1.SGM 25OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 206 (Wednesday, October 25, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 62426-62427]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-8865]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0136]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; 
Commercial Item Acquisitions

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

ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an 
existing OMB clearance (9000-0136).

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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 clauses and 
provisions required for use in commercial item acquisitions. A request 
for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 71 FR 
38867, July 10, 2006. No comments were received. The 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 November 24, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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 General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    The Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994 included Title 
VIII, entitled Commercial Items. The title made numerous additions and 
revisions to both the civilian agency and Armed Service acquisition 
statutes to encourage and facilitate the acquisition of commercial 
items and services by Federal Government agencies.To implement these 
changes, DOD, NASA, and GSA amended the Federal Acquisition Regulation 
(FAR) to include several streamlined and simplified clauses and 
provisions to be used in place of existing clauses and provisions.

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They were designed to simplify solicitations and contracts for 
commercial items.Information is used by Federal agencies to facilitate 
the acquisition of commercial items and services.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 37,500.
    Responses Per Respondent: 34.
    Total Responses: 1,275,000.
    Hours Per Response: .312.
    Total Burden Hours: 397,800.
    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. 9000-0136, 
Commercial Item Acquisitions, in all correspondence.

    Dated: October 3, 2006.
Ralph De Stefano,
Director,Contract Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 06-8865 Filed 10-24-06; 8:45 am]
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