Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Buy American Act Certificate, 7267-7268 [E8-2308]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 26 / Thursday, February 7, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION A. Purpose NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0018] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Certification of Independent Price Determination and Parent Company and Identifying Data 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. AGENCIES: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Mr. Ernest Woodson, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501–3775. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 certification of independent price determination and parent company and identifying data. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 72 FR 64587, on November 16, 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:02 Feb 06, 2008 Jkt 214001 Agencies are required to report under 41 U.S.C. 252(d) and 10 U.S.C. 2305(d) suspected violations of the antitrust laws (e.g., collusive bidding, identical bids, uniform estimating systems, etc.) to the Attorney General. As a first step in assuring that Government contracts are not awarded to firms violating such laws, offerors on Government contracts must complete the certificate of independent price determination. An offer will not be considered for award where the certificate has been deleted or modified. Deletions or modifications of the certificate and suspected false certificates are reported to the Attorney General. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 64,250. Responses Per Respondent: 20. Total Responses: 1,285,000. Hours Per Response: .01. Total Burden hours: 12,850. 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. 9000–0018, Certification of Independent Price Determination and Parent Company and Identifying Data, in all correspondence. Dated: January 28, 2008. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E8–2296 Filed 2–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0024] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Buy American Act Certificate AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 the Buy American Act Certificate. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 72 FR 56337, on October 3, 2007. 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: Meredith Murphy, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 208–6925. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION PO 00000 7267 The Buy American Act requires that only domestic end products be acquired for public use unless specifically authorized by statute or regulation, provided that the cost of the domestic products is reasonable. The Buy American Act Certificate provides the contracting office with the information necessary to identify which products offered are domestic end products and which are of foreign origin. Components of unknown origin are considered to have been supplied from outside the United States. E:\FR\FM\07FEN1.SGM 07FEN1 7268 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 26 / Thursday, February 7, 2008 / Notices B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 3,707. Responses Per Respondent: 15. Total Responses: 55,605. Hours Per Response: .109. Total Burden Hours: 6,061. 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. 9000–0024, Buy American Act Certificate, in all correspondence. Dated: January 28, 2008. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E8–2308 Filed 2–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force Air University Board of Visitors; Notice of Meeting Notice of Meeting of Air University Board of Visitors. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.150, the Department of Defense announces that the Air University Board of Visitors’ meeting will take place on Monday, April 13th, 2008, from 8 a.m.–5 p.m., and Tuesday, April 14th, 2008, from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. in the Air University Commander’s Conference Room, Headquarters Air University and again on Tuesday, 6 p.m.–8 p.m., at the Officers’ Club, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL 36112. The purpose of this meeting is to provide independent advice and recommendations on matters pertaining to the educational, doctrinal, and research policies and activities of Air University. The agenda will include topics relating to the policies, programs, and initiatives of Air University educational programs. Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102–3.155, all sessions of the Air University Board of Visitors’ meeting will be open to the public. Any member of the public wishing to provide input to the Air University Board of Visitors should submit a written statement in accordance with 41 CFR 102–3.140(c) and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:01 Feb 06, 2008 Jkt 214001 procedures described in this paragraph. Written statements can be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer at the address detailed below at any time. Statements being submitted in response to the agenda mentioned in this notice must be received by the Designated Federal Officer at the address listed below at least five calendar days prior to the meeting which is the subject of this notice. Written statements received after this date may not be provided to or considered by the Air University Board of Visitors until its next meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submissions with the Air University Board of Visitors’ Board Chairperson and ensure they are provided to members of the Board before the meeting that is the subject of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Dorothy Reed, Federal Designated Officer, Air University Headquarters, 55 LeMay Plaza South, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama 36112–6335, telephone (334) 953–5159 or Mrs. Diana Bunch, Alternate Federal Designated Officer, same address, telephone (334) 953– 4547. Bao-Anh Trinh, Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 08–569 Filed 2–5–08; 12:08 pm] BILLING CODE 5001–05–P 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 March 10, 2008. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Education Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, Washington, DC 20503. Commenters are encouraged to submit responses electronically by e-mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or via fax to (202) 395–6974. Commenters should include the following subject line in their response: ‘‘Comment: [insert OMB number], [insert abbreviated collection name, e.g., ‘‘Upward Bound Evaluation’’]’’. Persons submitting AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 comments electronically should not submit paper copies. 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. Dated: February 1, 2008. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: Revision. Title: Beginning Postsecondary Study 2004/09 (BPS:04/09). Frequency: On Occasion. Affected Public: Individuals or household; Businesses or other forprofit; Not-for-profit institutions. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 1,000. Burden Hours: 383. Abstract: The 2004/09 Beginning Postsecondary Students Longitudinal Study (BPS:04/09) is being conducted to continue the series of longitudinal data collection efforts started in 1990 with the National Postsecondary Students Aid Study to enhance knowledge concerning progress and persistence in postsecondary education for new entrants. The study will address issues such as progress, persistence, and completion of postsecondary education programs, entry into the workforce, the relationship between experiences during postsecondary education and various societal and personal outcomes, E:\FR\FM\07FEN1.SGM 07FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 26 (Thursday, February 7, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 7267-7268]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0024]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Buy 
American Act Certificate

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 the Buy American Act 
Certificate. A request for public comments was published in the Federal 
Register at 72 FR 56337, on October 3, 2007. 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: Meredith Murphy, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA (202) 208-6925.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    The Buy American Act requires that only domestic end products be 
acquired for public use unless specifically authorized by statute or 
regulation, provided that the cost of the domestic products is 
reasonable.
    The Buy American Act Certificate provides the contracting office 
with the information necessary to identify which products offered are 
domestic end products and which are of foreign origin. Components of 
unknown origin are considered to have been supplied from outside the 
United States.

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B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 3,707.
    Responses Per Respondent: 15.
    Total Responses: 55,605.
    Hours Per Response: .109.
    Total Burden Hours: 6,061.
    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. 9000-0024, Buy American Act Certificate, in all correspondence.

    Dated: January 28, 2008.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. E8-2308 Filed 2-6-08; 8:45 am]
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