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Download as PDF 67114 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 223 / Monday, November 20, 2006 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Ms. Linda Nelson, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–1900. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Meeting of the Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee A. Purpose NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0011] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Preaward Survey Forms (Standard Forms 1403, 1404, 1405, 1406, 1407, and 1408) 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 (9000–0011). AGENCIES: 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 preaward survey forms (Standard Forms 1403, 1404, 1405, 1406, 1407, and 1408.) A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 71 FR 38867, July 10, 2006. No comments were received. The clearance currently expires on January 31, 2007. 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 December 20, 2006. Submit comments, including suggestions for reducing this burden to: FAR Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10102, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503, and a copy to the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:10 Nov 17, 2006 Jkt 211001 To protect the Government’s interest and to ensure timely delivery of items of the requisite quality, contracting officers, prior to award, must make an affirmative determination that the prospective contractor is responsible, i.e., capable of performing the contract. Before making such a determination, the contracting officer must have in his possession or must obtain information sufficient to satisfy himself that the prospective contractor (i) has adequate financial resources, or the ability to obtain such resources, (ii) is able to comply with required delivery schedule, (iii) has a satisfactory record of performance, (iv) has a satisfactory record of integrity, and (v) is otherwise qualified and eligible to receive an award under appropriate laws and regulations. If such information is not in the contracting officer’s possession, it is obtained through a preaward survey conducted by the contract administration office responsible for the plant and/or the geographic area in which the plant is located. The necessary data is collected by contract administration personnel from available data or through plant visits, phone calls, and correspondence and entered on Standard Forms 1403, 1404, 1405, 1406, 1407, and 1408 in detail commensurate with the dollar value and complexity of the procurement. Respondents: 5,478. Responses Per Respondent: 1. Total Responses: 5,478. Hours Per Response: 20.8. Total Burden Hours: 113,942. 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 9000–0011, Preaward Survey Forms (Standard Forms 1403, 1404, 1405, 1406, 1407, and 1408), in all correspondence. Dated: November 13, 2006. Ralph De Stefano, Director, Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. 06–9268 Filed 11–17–06; 8:45 am] PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Department of Defense, Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee. ACTION: Notice of closed meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Defense Policy Board Advisory Committee will meet in closed session on December 14, 2006 from 0800 hrs until 1830 and December 15, 2006 from 0800 hrs until 1600 at the Pentagon. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the Secretary of Defense, Deputy Secretary of Defense and Under Secretary of Defense for Policy with independent, informed advice on major matters of defense policy. The Board will hold classified discussions on national security matters. In accordance with Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law No. 92–463, as amended [5 U.S.C. App II (1982)], it has been determined that this meeting concerns matters listed in 5 U.S.C. 552B(c)(1)(1982), and that accordingly this meeting will be closed to the public. Dated: November 13, 2006. C.R. Choate, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 06–9271 Filed 11–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary B. Annual Reporting Burden BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S Office of the Secretary Meeting of the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS) Department of Defense. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 10(a), Public Law 92–463, as amended, notice is hereby given of a forthcoming meeting of the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS). The purpose of the Committee meeting is to introduce new members and conduct orientation training. The meeting is open to the public, subject to the availability of space. Interested persons may submit a written statement for consideration by the Committee and make an oral presentation of such. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0011]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Preaward 
Survey Forms (Standard Forms 1403, 1404, 1405, 1406, 1407, and 1408)

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 (9000-0011).

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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 preaward survey 
forms (Standard Forms 1403, 1404, 1405, 1406, 1407, and 1408.) A 
request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 71 
FR 38867, July 10, 2006. No comments were received. The clearance 
currently expires on January 31, 2007.
    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 December 20, 2006.


ADDRESSES: Submit comments, including suggestions for reducing this 
burden to: FAR Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10102, NEOB, Washington, DC 
20503, and a copy to the General Services Administration, FAR 
Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Ms. Linda Nelson, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA, (202) 501-1900.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    To protect the Government's interest and to ensure timely delivery 
of items of the requisite quality, contracting officers, prior to 
award, must make an affirmative determination that the prospective 
contractor is responsible, i.e., capable of performing the contract. 
Before making such a determination, the contracting officer must have 
in his possession or must obtain information sufficient to satisfy 
himself that the prospective contractor (i) has adequate financial 
resources, or the ability to obtain such resources, (ii) is able to 
comply with required delivery schedule, (iii) has a satisfactory record 
of performance, (iv) has a satisfactory record of integrity, and (v) is 
otherwise qualified and eligible to receive an award under appropriate 
laws and regulations. If such information is not in the contracting 
officer's possession, it is obtained through a preaward survey 
conducted by the contract administration office responsible for the 
plant and/or the geographic area in which the plant is located. The 
necessary data is collected by contract administration personnel from 
available data or through plant visits, phone calls, and correspondence 
and entered on Standard Forms 1403, 1404, 1405, 1406, 1407, and 1408 in 
detail commensurate with the dollar value and complexity of the 
procurement.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 5,478.
    Responses Per Respondent: 1.
    Total Responses: 5,478.
    Hours Per Response: 20.8.
    Total Burden Hours: 113,942.
    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-
0011, Preaward Survey Forms (Standard Forms 1403, 1404, 1405, 1406, 
1407, and 1408), in all correspondence.

    Dated: November 13, 2006.
Ralph De Stefano,
Director, Contract Policy Division.
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