Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection;Defense Production Act Amendments, 64246 [06-8993]

Download as PDF 64246 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 211 / Wednesday, November 1, 2006 / Notices Dated: October 26, 2006. Elizabeth R. Scheffler, Associate Assistant Administrator for Management, National Ocean Service. [FR Doc. 06–9013 Filed 10–31–06; 8:45 am] of the collection of information, includingsuggestions for reducing this burden to the General ServicesAdministration, Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035,Washington, DC 20405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. JerittaParnell, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202)501–4082. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Patents NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION Title III of the Defense Production Act (DPA) of 1950 authorizes variousforms of Government assistance to encourage expansion of productioncapacity and supply of industrial resources essential to national defense.The DPA Amendments of 1992 provide for the testing, qualification, and useof industrial resources manufactured or developed with assistance providedunder Title III of the DPA. FAR 34.1 and 52.234–1 require contractors, upon the direction ofthe contracting officer, to test Title III industrial resources forqualification, and provide the test results to the Defense Production ActOffice. The FAR coverage also expresses Government policy to pay for suchtesting and provides definitions, procedures, and a contract clause toimplement the policy. This information is used by the Defense ProductionAct Office, Title III Program, to determine whether the Title IIIindustrial resource has been provided an impartial opportunity toqualify. BILLING CODE 3510–08–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE A. Purpose [OMB Control No. 9000–0133] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection;DefenseProduction Act Amendments Department of Defense (DOD), General ServicesAdministration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding anextension to an existing OMB clearance (9000–0133). sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCIES: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork ReductionAct 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 approvedinformation collection requirement concerning Defense Production ActAmendments. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 71 FR 38866, July 10, 2006. No commentswere received. The clearancecurrently expires on October 31, 2006. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection ofinformation is necessary for the proper performance of functions of theFAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate ofthe public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and basedon valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility,and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we canminimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are torespond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniquesor other forms of information technology. DATES: Comments may be submitted on or before December 1, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burdenestimate or any other aspect VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:37 Oct 31, 2006 Jkt 211001 B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 6. Responses Per Respondent: 3. Total Annual Responses: 18. Hours Per Response: 100. Total Burden Hours: 1,800. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain acopy of the information collection documents from the General ServicesAdministration, Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, Washington, DC20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control Number9000–0133, Defense Production Act Amendments, in allcorrespondence. Ralph De Stefano, Director, Contract Policy Division [FR Doc. 06–8993 Filed 10–31–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0096] Department of Defense (DOD), General ServicesAdministration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding anextension to an existing OMB clearance (9000–0096). AGENCIES: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork ReductionAct of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation(FAR) Secretariat has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget(OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approvedinformation collection requirement concerning patents. A request forpublic comments was published in the Federal Register at 71FR 40998, on July 19, 2006. No public comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection ofinformation is necessary for the proper performance of functions of theFAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate ofthe public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and basedon valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility,and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we canminimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are torespond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniquesor other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before December 1, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit comments including suggestions forreducing this burden to: FAR Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10102, NEOB,Washington, DC 20503, and a copy to the General Services Administration,FAR Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ernest Woodson,Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501–3775. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0133]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information 
Collection;DefenseProduction Act Amendments

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

ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding anextension to an 
existing OMB clearance (9000-0133).

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork ReductionAct 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 
approvedinformation collection requirement concerning Defense 
Production ActAmendments. A request for public comments was published 
in the Federal Register at 71 FR 38866, July 10, 2006. No commentswere 
received. The clearancecurrently expires on October 31, 2006.
    Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this 
collection ofinformation is necessary for the proper performance of 
functions of theFAR, and whether it will have practical utility; 
whether our estimate ofthe public burden of this collection of 
information is accurate, and basedon valid assumptions and methodology; 
ways to enhance the quality, utility,and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and ways in which we canminimize the burden of the 
collection of information on those who are torespond, through the use 
of appropriate technological collection techniquesor other forms of 
information technology.

DATES: Comments may be submitted on or before December 1, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burdenestimate or any other 
aspect of the collection of information, includingsuggestions for 
reducing this burden to the General ServicesAdministration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035,Washington, DC 20405. 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. JerittaParnell, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA, (202)501-4082.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. Purpose

    Title III of the Defense Production Act (DPA) of 1950 authorizes 
variousforms of Government assistance to encourage expansion of 
productioncapacity and supply of industrial resources essential to 
national defense.The DPA Amendments of 1992 provide for the testing, 
qualification, and useof industrial resources manufactured or developed 
with assistance providedunder Title III of the DPA.
    FAR 34.1 and 52.234-1 require contractors, upon the direction ofthe 
contracting officer, to test Title III industrial resources 
forqualification, and provide the test results to the Defense 
Production ActOffice. The FAR coverage also expresses Government policy 
to pay for suchtesting and provides definitions, procedures, and a 
contract clause toimplement the policy. This information is used by the 
Defense ProductionAct Office, Title III Program, to determine whether 
the Title IIIindustrial resource has been provided an impartial 
opportunity toqualify.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 6.
    Responses Per Respondent: 3.
    Total Annual Responses: 18.
    Hours Per Response: 100.
    Total Burden Hours: 1,800.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain acopy of the 
information collection documents from the General 
ServicesAdministration, Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, 
Washington, DC20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control 
Number9000-0133, Defense Production Act Amendments, in 
allcorrespondence.

Ralph De Stefano,
Director, Contract Policy Division
[FR Doc. 06-8993 Filed 10-31-06; 8:45 am]
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