Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Cost or Pricing Data Requirements and Information Other Than Cost or Pricing Data, 30611-30612 [E8-11813]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 103 / Wednesday, May 28, 2008 / Notices Notice; issuance of permit modification. ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Notice is hereby given that Mr. Michael M. Hastings, University of Maine, 5717 Corbett Hall, Orono, ME 04469, has been issued a modification to scientific research Permit No. 1595–01. ADDRESSES: The modification and related documents are available for review upon written request or by appointment in the following offices: Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301)713–2289; fax (301)427–2521; and Northeast Region, NMFS, One Blackburn Drive, Gloucester, MA 01930–2298; phone (978)281–9300; fax (978)281–9394. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brandy Belmas or Malcolm Mohead, (301)713–2289. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 7, 2008, notice was published in the Federal Register (73 FR 7261) that a modification of Permit No. 1595, issued April 18, 2007 (72 FR 19469), had been requested by the above-named individual. The requested modification has been granted under the authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 222–226). In addition to all research activities authorized under Permit No. 1595–01, this modification authorizes the: (1) increase in the amount of annual take of shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum) from 100 to 200 fish; (2) addition of D-net sampling as a method of shortnose sturgeon egg and larvae collection; (3) addition of non-lethal blood sampling; and (4) the appointment and removal of research personnel. This modification is valid through the expiration date of the original permit, March 31, 2012. Issuance of this modification, as required by the ESA was based on a finding that such permit (1) was applied for in good faith, (2) will not operate to the disadvantage of such endangered or threatened species, and (3) is consistent with the purposes and policies set forth in section 2 of the ESA. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUMMARY: Dated: May 21, 2008. P. Michael Payne, Chief, Permits, Conservation and Education Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E8–11883 Filed 5–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:31 May 27, 2008 Jkt 214001 GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0144] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Payment by Electronic Fund Transfer 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 (9000–0144). 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 payment by electronic fund transfer. This OMB clearance currently expires on October 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 July 28, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden should be submitted to the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Ms. Meredith Murphy, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 208–6925. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose The FAR requires certain information to be provided by contractors which PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30611 would enable the Government to make payments under the contract by electronic fund transfer (EFT). The information necessary to make the EFT transaction is specified in clause 52.232–33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer—Central Contractor Registration, which the contractor is required to provide prior to award, and clause 52.232–34, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer—Other than Central Contractor Registration, which requires EFT information to be provided as specified by the agency to enable payment by EFT. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 14,000. Responses Per Respondent: 10. Annual Responses: 140,000. Hours Per Response: .5. Total Burden Hours: 70,000. 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. 9000–0144, Payment by Electronic Fund Transfer, in all correspondence. Dated: May 15, 2008. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E8–11445 Filed 5–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0013] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Cost or Pricing Data Requirements and Information Other Than Cost or Pricing 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: 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 E:\FR\FM\28MYN1.SGM 28MYN1 30612 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 103 / Wednesday, May 28, 2008 / Notices concerning cost or pricing data requirements and information other than cost or pricing data. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 72 FR 696140, on November 27, 2007. No comments were received. This OMB clearance expires on August 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 June 27, 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: Edward Chambers, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501–3221. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES A. Purpose The Truth in Negotiations Act requires the Government to obtain certified cost or pricing data under certain circumstances. Contractors may request an exemption from this requirement under certain conditions and provide other information instead. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 33,332. Responses Per Respondent: 6. Total Responses: 199,992. Hours Per Response: 50.51. Total Burden Hours: 10,101,684. 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. 9000–0013, Cost or Pricing Data Requirements and Information Other Than Cost or Pricing Data, in all correspondence. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:31 May 27, 2008 Jkt 214001 Dated: May 16, 2008. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E8–11813 Filed 5–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests AGENCY: Department of Education. SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before July 28, 2008. 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. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 through the use of information technology. Dated: May 21, 2008. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Institute of Education Sciences Type of Review: New. Title: National Study on Alternate Assessments Teacher Survey. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 200. Burden Hours: 445. Abstract: The National Study on Alternate Assessments (NSAA) Teacher Survey will examine the use of alternate assessments based on alternate achievement standards by surveying a sample of teachers who use these assessments with students who have significant cognitive disabilities. The survey will study motivation and expectations, professional capacity and support, instructional resources, and opportunity to learn academic content. Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 3695. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202–4537. Requests may also be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202–401–0920. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339. [FR Doc. E8–11870 Filed 5–27–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Notice of Filing May 20, 2008. E:\FR\FM\28MYN1.SGM 28MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 103 (Wednesday, May 28, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 30611-30612]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-11813]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0013]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Cost or 
Pricing Data Requirements and Information Other Than Cost or Pricing 
Data

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

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concerning cost or pricing data requirements and information other than 
cost or pricing data. A request for public comments was published in 
the Federal Register at 72 FR 696140, on November 27, 2007. No comments 
were received. This OMB clearance expires on August 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 June 27, 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: Edward Chambers, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA (202) 501-3221.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    The Truth in Negotiations Act requires the Government to obtain 
certified cost or pricing data under certain circumstances. Contractors 
may request an exemption from this requirement under certain conditions 
and provide other information instead.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 33,332.
    Responses Per Respondent: 6.
    Total Responses: 199,992.
    Hours Per Response: 50.51.
    Total Burden Hours: 10,101,684.
    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. 9000-0013, Cost or Pricing Data Requirements and Information Other 
Than Cost or Pricing Data, in all correspondence.

    Dated: May 16, 2008.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. E8-11813 Filed 5-27-08; 8:45 am]
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