Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Government Property, 26799 [07-2254]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 91 / Friday, May 11, 2007 / Notices [FR Doc. 07–2331 Filed 5–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–01–C 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 a revision to an existing OMB clearance (9000–0075). ycherry on PROD1PC64 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) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to revise a currently approved information collection requirement concerning Government Property. This OMB clearance expires on February 28, 2010. 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 June 11, 2007. 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:09 May 10, 2007 Jkt 211001 Government property includes both Government-furnished property and contractor-acquired property. Contractors are required to manage (control, use, preserve, protect, repair, and maintain) Government property in its possession consistent with voluntary consensus standards or in the absence of such standards, industry leading practices and standards for property management because the contractor is responsible and accountable for all Government property under the provisions of the contract including property located with subcontractors. Contractors shall develop property management plans andsystems to obtain best value. This clearance covers the following requirements: (a) FAR 45.606–1 requires a contractor to submit inventory schedules. (b) FAR 45.606–3(a) requires a contractor to correct and resubmit inventory schedules as necessary. (c) FAR 52.245–1(f)(1)(ii) requires contractors to receive, record, identify and manage Government property. (d) FAR 52.245–1(f)(1)(iii) requires contractors to create and maintain records of all Government property accountable to the contract. (e) FAR 52.245–1(f)(1)(iv) requires contractors to periodically perform, record, and report physical inventories during contract performance. (f) FAR 52.245–1(f)(1)(vi) requires contractors to have a process to create and provide reports. (g) FAR 52.245–1(f)(1)(viii) requires contractors to promptly disclose and report Government Property in its possession that is excess to contract performance. (h) FAR 52.245–1(f)(1)(ix) requires contractors to disclose and report to the Property Administrator the need for replacement and/or capital rehabilitation. (i) FAR 52.245–1(f)(1)(x) requires contractors to perform and report to the Property Administrator contract property closeout. (j) FAR 52.245–1(f)(2) requires contractors to establish and maintain source data, particularly in the areas of recognition of acquisitions and dispositions of material and equipment. (k) FAR 52.245–1(j)(4) requires contractors to submit inventory disposal schedules to the Plant Clearance Officer. (l) FAR 52.245–9(d) requires a contractor to identify the property for which rental is requested. B. Annual Reporting Burden Number of Respondents: 15,100. Responses per Respondent: 896.71. Total Responses: 13,540,450. PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26799 Average Burden Hours Per Response: .46. Total Burden Hours: 6,226,350. The total burden hours have changed under this OMB clearance 9000–0075 to reflect the incorporation of hours currently associated with OMB clearance 9000–0075(FAR Case 2004– 025). 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: May 2, 2007. Al Matera, Acting Director, Contract Policy Division [FR Doc. 07–2254 Filed 5–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, Scientific Advisory Board AGENCY: ACTION: Department of Defense. Notice. SUMMARY: This Notice is published in accordance with Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463). The topic of the meeting on June 13–14, 2007 are to review new start and continuing research and development projects requesting Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program funds in excess of $1M. This meeting is open to the public. Any interested person may attend, appear before, or file statements with the Scientific Advisory Board at the time and in the manner permitted by the Board. June 13, 2007 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and June 14 8:30 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. DATES: Century House Clarion Hotel, 997 New Loudon Road, Latham, NY 12110. ADDRESSES: Ms. Misa Jensen, SERDP Program Office, 901 North Stuart Street, Suite 303, Arlington, VA or by telephone at (703) 696–2126. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\11MYN1.SGM 11MYN1

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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 a revision 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 revise a currently approved information collection 
requirement concerning Government Property. This OMB clearance expires 
on February 28, 2010.
    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 June 11, 2007.

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. Government property includes both Government-furnished 
property and contractor-acquired property.
    Contractors are required to manage (control, use, preserve, 
protect, repair, and maintain) Government property in its possession 
consistent with voluntary consensus standards or in the absence of such 
standards, industry leading practices and standards for property 
management because the contractor is responsible and accountable for 
all Government property under the provisions of the contract including 
property located with subcontractors.
    Contractors shall develop property management plans andsystems to 
obtain best value.
    This clearance covers the following requirements:
    (a) FAR 45.606-1 requires a contractor to submit inventory 
schedules.
    (b) FAR 45.606-3(a) requires a contractor to correct and resubmit 
inventory schedules as necessary.
    (c) FAR 52.245-1(f)(1)(ii) requires contractors to receive, record, 
identify and manage Government property.
    (d) FAR 52.245-1(f)(1)(iii) requires contractors to create and 
maintain records of all Government property accountable to the 
contract.
    (e) FAR 52.245-1(f)(1)(iv) requires contractors to periodically 
perform, record, and report physical inventories during contract 
performance.
    (f) FAR 52.245-1(f)(1)(vi) requires contractors to have a process 
to create and provide reports.
    (g) FAR 52.245-1(f)(1)(viii) requires contractors to promptly 
disclose and report Government Property in its possession that is 
excess to contract performance.
    (h) FAR 52.245-1(f)(1)(ix) requires contractors to disclose and 
report to the Property Administrator the need for replacement and/or 
capital rehabilitation.
    (i) FAR 52.245-1(f)(1)(x) requires contractors to perform and 
report to the Property Administrator contract property closeout.
    (j) FAR 52.245-1(f)(2) requires contractors to establish and 
maintain source data, particularly in the areas of recognition of 
acquisitions and dispositions of material and equipment.
    (k) FAR 52.245-1(j)(4) requires contractors to submit inventory 
disposal schedules to the Plant Clearance Officer.
    (l) FAR 52.245-9(d) requires a contractor to identify the property 
for which rental is requested.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Number of Respondents: 15,100.
    Responses per Respondent: 896.71.
    Total Responses: 13,540,450.
    Average Burden Hours Per Response: .46.
    Total Burden Hours: 6,226,350.
    The total burden hours have changed under this OMB clearance 9000-
0075 to reflect the incorporation of hours currently associated with 
OMB clearance 9000-0075(FAR Case 2004-025).
    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: May 2, 2007.
Al Matera,
Acting Director, Contract Policy Division
[FR Doc. 07-2254 Filed 5-10-07; 8:45 am]
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