Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Travel Costs, 40303 [E8-15946]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 135 / Monday, July 14, 2008 / Notices meeting. Reasonable provision will be made, if time permits, for oral presentations of no more than five minutes each in duration. For further information concerning this meeting, please contact Nicole McNair at (202) 418–5070. Issued by the Commission in Washington, DC, on July 9, 2008. David A. Stawick, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. E8–16096 Filed 7–11–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–P Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0088, Travel Costs, in all correspondence. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edward Chambers, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501–3221. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE A. Purpose GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION FAR 31.205–46, Travel Costs, requires that, except in extraordinary and temporary situations, costs incurred by a contractor for lodging, meals, and incidental expenses shall be considered to be reasonable and allowable only to the extent that they do not exceed on a daily basis the per diem rates in effect as of the time of travel as set forth in the Federal Travel Regulations for travel in the conterminous 48 United States, the Joint Travel Regulations, Volume 2, Appendix A, for travel in Alaska, Hawaii, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and territories and possessions of the United States, and the Department of State Standardized Regulations, section 925, ‘‘Maximum Travel Per Diem Allowances for Foreign Areas.’’ The burden generated by this coverage is in the form of the contractor preparing a justification whenever a higher actual expense reimbursement method is used. NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0088] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Travel Costs 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. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES AGENCY: 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 travel costs. A request for public comments was published at 73 FR 20613 on April 16, 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 August 13, 2008. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:08 Jul 11, 2008 Jkt 214001 B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 5,800. Responses per Respondent: 10. Total Responses: 58,000. Hours per Response: .25. Total Burden Hours: 14,500. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (VPR), Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0088, Travel Costs, in all correspondence. Dated: July 3, 2008. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E8–15946 Filed 7–11–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40303 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Department of Defense Board of Actuaries Department of Defense. Notice of Meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Under the provision 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 following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Department of Defense Board of Actuaries will take place: DATES: August 28, 2008 (1 p.m.–5 p.m.) and August 29, 2008 (10 a.m.–1 p.m.). ADDRESSES: 4040 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 270, Arlington, VA 22203. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Inger Pettygrove at the DoD Office of the Actuary, 4040 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 308, Arlington, VA 22203. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the meeting: The purpose of the meeting is for the Board to review DoD actuarial methods and assumptions to be used in the valuations of the Education Benefits Fund, the Military Retirement Fund, and the Voluntary Separation Incentive Fund, in accordance with the provisions of Section 183, Section 2006, Chapter 74 (10 U.S.C. 1464 et seq.), and Section 1175 of Title 10, United States Code. Agenda: Education Benefits Fund (August 28, 1 p.m.–5 pm). Briefing on Investment Experience. Development in Education Benefits. Economic Assumptions*. September 30, 2007 Valuation and Proposed Per Capita and Amortization Costs Reserve Programs*. September 30, 2007 Valuation and Proposed Per Capita and Amortization Costs Active Duty Programs*. Military Retirement Fund and Voluntary Separation Incentive Fund (August 29, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.). Briefing on Retirement Fund Investment Experience. September 30, 2007, Valuation of the Military Retirement System*. Methods and Assumptions for September 30, 2008, Valuation*. Voluntary Separation Incentive (VSI) Fund*. Recent and Proposed Legislation. *Board approval required. Public’s Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.165, and the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Seating is on a firstcome basis. E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0088]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Travel 
Costs

AGENCY: 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.

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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 travel costs. A request 
for public comments was published at 73 FR 20613 on April 16, 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 August 13, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other 
aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for 
reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat Division (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, 
DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0088, Travel Costs, in all 
correspondence.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    FAR 31.205-46, Travel Costs, requires that, except in extraordinary 
and temporary situations, costs incurred by a contractor for lodging, 
meals, and incidental expenses shall be considered to be reasonable and 
allowable only to the extent that they do not exceed on a daily basis 
the per diem rates in effect as of the time of travel as set forth in 
the Federal Travel Regulations for travel in the conterminous 48 United 
States, the Joint Travel Regulations, Volume 2, Appendix A, for travel 
in Alaska, Hawaii, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and territories and 
possessions of the United States, and the Department of State 
Standardized Regulations, section 925, ``Maximum Travel Per Diem 
Allowances for Foreign Areas.'' The burden generated by this coverage 
is in the form of the contractor preparing a justification whenever a 
higher actual expense reimbursement method is used.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 5,800.
    Responses per Respondent: 10.
    Total Responses: 58,000.
    Hours per Response: .25.
    Total Burden Hours: 14,500.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (VPR), Room 4041, 
Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control 
No. 9000-0088, Travel Costs, in all correspondence.

    Dated: July 3, 2008.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. E8-15946 Filed 7-11-08; 8:45 am]
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