Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Standard Form 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety, 7266 [E8-2295]

Download as PDF 7266 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 26 / Thursday, February 7, 2008 / Notices Notice of request for an extension to an existing OMB clearance. ACTION: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act 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 approved information collection requirement concerning Submission for OMB Review; Statement and Acknowledgment (Standard Form 1413). A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 72 FR 56336, on October 3, 2007. No comments were received. This OMB clearance expires on April 30, 2008. 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 March 10, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, 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 (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ernest Woodson, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501–3775. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES A. Purpose Standard Form 1413, Statement and Acknowledgment, is used by all executive agencies, including the Department of Defense, to obtain a statement from contractors that the proper clauses have been included in subcontracts. The form includes a signed contractor acknowledgment of the inclusion of those clauses in the subcontract. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 31,500. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:02 Feb 06, 2008 Jkt 214001 Responses Per Respondent: 2. Total Responses: 63,000. Hours Per Response: .05. Total Burden Hours: 3,150. OBTAINING COPIES OF PROPOSALS: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VPR), Room 4035, 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0014, Statement and Acknowledgment (Standard Form 1413), in all correspondence. Dated: January 28, 2008. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E8–2294 Filed 2–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0001] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Standard Form 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for an extension to an existing OMB clearance. SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act 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 approved information collection requirement concerning Standard Form 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 72 FR 56337, on October 3, 2008. No comments were received. This OMB clearance expires on May 31, 2008. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 March 10, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, 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 (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Edward Chambers, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501–3221. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose The Affidavit of Individual Surety (Standard Form (SF) 28) is used by all executive agencies, including the Department of Defense, to obtain information from individuals wishing to serve as sureties to Government bonds. To qualify as a surety on a Government bond, the individual must show a net worth not less than the penal amount of the bond on the SF 28. It is an elective decision on the part of the maker to use individual sureties instead of other available sources of surety or sureties for Government bonds. We are not aware if other formats exist for the collection of this information. The information on SF 28 is used to assist the contracting officer in determining the acceptability of individuals proposed as sureties. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 500. Responses Per Respondent: 1.43. Total Responses: 715. Hours Per Response: .4. Total Burden Hours: 286. OBTAINING COPIES OF PROPOSALS: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VPR), Room 4035, 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0001, Standard Form 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety, in all correspondence. Dated: January 28, 2008. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0001]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; 
Standard Form 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety

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

ACTION: Notice of request for an extension to an existing OMB 
clearance.

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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 has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved 
information collection requirement concerning Standard Form 28, 
Affidavit of Individual Surety. A request for public comments was 
published in the Federal Register at 72 FR 56337, on October 3, 2008. 
No comments were received. This OMB clearance expires on May 31, 2008.
    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 March 10, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other 
aspect of this collection of information, 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 (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4035, 
Washington, DC 20405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Edward Chambers, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA (202) 501-3221.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    The Affidavit of Individual Surety (Standard Form (SF) 28) is used 
by all executive agencies, including the Department of Defense, to 
obtain information from individuals wishing to serve as sureties to 
Government bonds. To qualify as a surety on a Government bond, the 
individual must show a net worth not less than the penal amount of the 
bond on the SF 28. It is an elective decision on the part of the maker 
to use individual sureties instead of other available sources of surety 
or sureties for Government bonds. We are not aware if other formats 
exist for the collection of this information.
    The information on SF 28 is used to assist the contracting officer 
in determining the acceptability of individuals proposed as sureties.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 500.
    Responses Per Respondent: 1.43.
    Total Responses: 715.
    Hours Per Response: .4.
    Total Burden Hours: 286.
    OBTAINING COPIES OF PROPOSALS: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, FAR Secretariat (VPR), Room 4035, 1800 F Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control 
No. 9000-0001, Standard Form 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety, in all 
correspondence.

    Dated: January 28, 2008.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. E8-2295 Filed 2-6-08; 8:45 am]
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