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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 98 / Tuesday, May 20, 2008 / Notices Dated: May 7, 2008. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E8–11142 Filed 5–19–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–C DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0153] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; OMB Circular A–119 Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance (9000–0153). AGENCIES: 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 OMB Circular A–119. A request for public comments was published at 73 FR 4188, January 24, 2008. No comments were received. 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 19, 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 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:01 May 19, 2008 Jkt 214001 Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Streets, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Ms. Cecelia Davis, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 219–0202. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose On February 19, 1998, a revised OMB Circular A–119, ‘‘Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and in Conformity Assessment Activities,’’ was published in the Federal Register at 63 FR 8545, February 19, 1998. FAR Subparts 11.1 and 11.2 were revised and a solicitation provision was added at 52.211–7, Alternatives to GovernmentUnique Standards, to implement the requirements of the revised OMB circular. If an alternative standard is proposed, the offeror must furnish data and/or information regarding the alternative in sufficient detail for the Government to determine if it meets the Government’s requirements. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 100. Responses Per Respondent: 1. Total Responses: 100. Hours Per Response: 1. Total Burden Hours: 100. 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. 9000–0153, OMB Circular A–119, in all correspondence. Dated: May 13, 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. 9000-0153]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; OMB 
Circular A-119

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

ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to 
an existing OMB clearance (9000-0153).

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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 OMB Circular A-119. A 
request for public comments was published at 73 FR 4188, January 24, 
2008. No comments were received.
    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 19, 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 Streets, NW, Room 4035, 
Washington, DC 20405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Ms. Cecelia Davis, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA (202) 219-0202.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    On February 19, 1998, a revised OMB Circular A-119, ``Federal 
Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus 
Standards and in Conformity Assessment Activities,'' was published in 
the Federal Register at 63 FR 8545, February 19, 1998. FAR Subparts 
11.1 and 11.2 were revised and a solicitation provision was added at 
52.211-7, Alternatives to Government-Unique Standards, to implement the 
requirements of the revised OMB circular. If an alternative standard is 
proposed, the offeror must furnish data and/or information regarding 
the alternative in sufficient detail for the Government to determine if 
it meets the Government's requirements.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 100.
    Responses Per Respondent: 1.
    Total Responses: 100.
    Hours Per Response: 1.
    Total Burden Hours: 100.
    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. 9000-0153, OMB Circular A-119, in all correspondence.

    Dated: May 13, 2008.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. E8-11233 Filed 5-19-08; 8:45 am]
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