Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 71626-71627 [E8-27949]

Download as PDF 71626 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 25, 2008 / Notices and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding 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 will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning progress payments. The clearance currently expires on March 31, 2009. 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 January 26, 2009. 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, FAR Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Edward Chambers, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501–3221. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES A. Purpose Certain Federal contracts provide for progress payments to be made to the contractor during performance of the contract. The requirement for certification and supporting information are necessary for the administration of statutory and regulatory limitation on the amount of progress payments under a contract. The submission of supporting cost schedules in an optional procedure that, when the contractor elects to have a group of individual orders treated as a single contract for progress payments purposes, is necessary for the administration of VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:01 Nov 24, 2008 Jkt 217001 statutory and regulatory requirements concerning progress payments. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 27,000. Responses Per Respondent: 32. Annual Responses: 864,000. Hours Per Response: .55. Total Burden Hours: 475,000. 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. 9000–0010, Progress Payments, in all correspondence. Dated: November 14, 2008. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E8–27894 Filed 11–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force [Docket ID USAF–2008–0036] Proposed Collection; Comment Request United States Air Force Logistics Transformation Office (HQ USAF/A4IT), DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the United States Air Force Logistics Transformation Office announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by January 26, 2009. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1160. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to United States Air Force Logistics Transformation Office (HQ USAF/A4IT [HQ 754ELSG/EC]), Attn: [Ms. Dorothy Ander], 4375 Chidlaw Rd., Area A, Bldg 262, Room S008, Post 1Q, WPAFB, OH 45433–5006, or call HQ USAF/A4IT, Logistics Transformation Office, at 937–904–0793. Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Expeditionary Combat Support System (ECSS) Readiness Survey; OMB Control Number 0701–TBD. Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to measure the knowledge and acceptance of the new system by potential users and their managers. The results will be used to gauge the effectiveness of program activities and identify necessary course corrections. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Annual Burden Hours: 924 hours. Number of Respondents: 2767. Responses per Respondent: 2. Average Burden per Response: 10 minutes. Frequency: Annually. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Summary of Information Collection Respondents are U.S. Air Force contractors that use, provide information to, or use information from any of the current U.S. Air Force logistics computer systems; along with all other government personnel that use these systems. Responders will voluntarily complete a survey that asks about their knowledge and acceptance of the new system. The results will be used to gauge the effectiveness of program activities and identify necessary course corrections to ensure all personnel have received the information and education needed to transition to the new systems, policies, processes, and procedures. E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 25, 2008 / Notices Dated: November 18, 2008. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E8–27949 Filed 11–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army [Docket ID USA–2008–0080] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, (OAA–AAHS), DoD. ACTION: Notice. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Department of the Army announces a proposed extension of a public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by January 26, 2009. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1160. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:01 Nov 24, 2008 Jkt 217001 proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the Department of the Army, Human Resources Command, Officer Personnel Management Directorate (AHRC–OPD–A), 200 Stovall Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22332, (Attn: Denise Camacho), or call Department of the Army Reports clearance officer at (703) 428–6440. Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Application and Contract for Establishment of a Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Unit, DA Form 3126, OMB Control Number 0702–0021. Needs and Uses: Educational institutions which desire to host a Junior ROTC unit may make application using DA Form 3126. The program provides unique educational opportunities for young citizens through their participation in a federally sponsored course while pursuing a civilian education. Participating students develop citizenship, leadership and communication skills, knowledge of the rule of the U.S. Army in support of national objectives, as well as an appreciation for the importance of physical fitness. The organization of units established by the Department of the Army at public and private secondary schools is provided under 10 U.S.C. 2031 and 32 CFR 542. Affected Public: Not-For-Profit institutions. Annual Burden Hours: 70. Number of Respondents: 70. Responses per Respondent: 1. Average Burden per Response: 1 hour. Frequency: On occasion. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of Information Collection The DA Form 3126 is initiated by the school desiring to host a unit and is countersigned by a representative of the Secretary of the Army. The contract is necessary to establish a mutual agreement between the secondary institution and the U.S. Government. The Commanding General, Human Resources Command, is responsible for administering the JROTC program and overall policy. Region commanders are responsible for operating and administering the JROTC commanders. Data provided on the application is used to determine which factor as: (1) Receipt of signed applications and agreements; (2) enrollment potential; (3) capacity of the institution to conduct the program; (4) accreditation status; (5) ability to comply with statutory and contractual requirements; and (6) fair and equitable distribution of units throughout the nation. PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71627 Dated: November 18, 2008. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E8–27946 Filed 11–24–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army [Docket ID USA–2008–0078] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, (OAA–RPA), DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Department of the Army announces a proposed extension of a public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by January 26, 2009. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1160. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: request more information on this E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1 To

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 228 (Tuesday, November 25, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 71626-71627]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-27949]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Air Force

[Docket ID USAF-2008-0036]


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: United States Air Force Logistics Transformation Office (HQ 
USAF/A4IT), DoD.

ACTION: Notice.

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    In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, the United States Air Force Logistics Transformation 
Office announces a proposed public information collection and seeks 
public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) 
Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether 
the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
information collection on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.

DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by January 
26, 2009.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and 
title, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 
Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1160.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency 
name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The 
general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the 
public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the 
Internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without 
change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this 
proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and 
associated collection instruments, please write to United States Air 
Force Logistics Transformation Office (HQ USAF/A4IT [HQ 754ELSG/EC]), 
Attn: [Ms. Dorothy Ander], 4375 Chidlaw Rd., Area A, Bldg 262, Room 
S008, Post 1Q, WPAFB, OH 45433-5006, or call HQ USAF/A4IT, Logistics 
Transformation Office, at 937-904-0793.
    Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Expeditionary Combat 
Support System (ECSS) Readiness Survey; OMB Control Number 0701-TBD.
    Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary 
to measure the knowledge and acceptance of the new system by potential 
users and their managers. The results will be used to gauge the 
effectiveness of program activities and identify necessary course 
corrections.
    Affected Public: Business or other for profit.
    Annual Burden Hours: 924 hours.
    Number of Respondents: 2767.
    Responses per Respondent: 2.
    Average Burden per Response: 10 minutes.
    Frequency: Annually.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Summary of Information Collection

    Respondents are U.S. Air Force contractors that use, provide 
information to, or use information from any of the current U.S. Air 
Force logistics computer systems; along with all other government 
personnel that use these systems. Responders will voluntarily complete 
a survey that asks about their knowledge and acceptance of the new 
system. The results will be used to gauge the effectiveness of program 
activities and identify necessary course corrections to ensure all 
personnel have received the information and education needed to 
transition to the new systems, policies, processes, and procedures.


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    Dated: November 18, 2008.
Patricia L. Toppings,
OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. E8-27949 Filed 11-24-08; 8:45 am]
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