OMB Control No. 9000-0054 Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review; U.S.-Flag Air Carriers Certification, 76004-76005 [E8-29550]

Download as PDF 76004 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 241 / Monday, December 15, 2008 / Notices 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 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 evaluation of export offers. The clearance currently expires on December 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 February 13, 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: Ms. Jeritta Parnell, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501–4082. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose Offers submitted in response to Government solicitations must be evaluated and awards made on the basis of the lowest laid down cost to the Government at the overseas port of discharge, via methods and ports compatible with required delivery dates and conditions affecting transportation known at the time of evaluation. Offers are evaluated on the basis of shipment through the port resulting in the lowest cost to the Government. This provision collects information regarding the vendor’s preference for delivery ports. The information is used to evaluate offers and award a contract based on the lowest cost to the Government. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:00 Dec 12, 2008 Jkt 217001 B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 100. Responses Per Respondent: 4. Annual Responses: 400. Hours Per Response: 25. 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 4041, 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0057, Evaluation of Export Offers, in all correspondence. Dated: December 9, 2008 Al Matera, Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. E8–29547 Filed 12–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION OMB Control No. 9000–0054Federal Acquisition Regulation;Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review; U.S.-Flag Air Carriers Certification 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. 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 a currently approved information collection requirement concerning 9000–0054. The OMB clearance currently expires on December 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 PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 February 13, 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: Ms. Jeritta Parnell, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501–4082. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose Section 5 of the International Air transportation Fair Competitive Practices Act of 1974 (49 U.S.C. 1517) (Fly America Act) requires that all Federal agencies and Government contractors and subcontractors use U.S.flag air carriers for U.S. Governmentfinanced international air transportation of personnel (and their personal effects) or property, to the extent that service by those carriers is available. It requires the Comptroller General of the United States, in the absence of satisfactory proof of the necessity for foreign-flag air transportation, to disallow expenditures from funds, appropriated or otherwise established for the account of the United States, for international air transportation secured aboard a foreignflag air carrier if an U.S.-flag carrier is available to provide such services. In the event that the contractor selects a carrier other than an U.S.-flag air carrier for international air transportation, the contractor shall include a certification on vouchers involving such transportation. The contracting officer uses the information furnished in the certification to determine whether adequate justification exists for the contractor’s use of other than U.S.-flag air carrier. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 150 Responses Per Respondent: 2. Annual Responses: 300. Hours Per Response: .25. Total Burden Hours: 75. 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. E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 241 / Monday, December 15, 2008 / Notices 9000–0054, Submission for OMB Review; U.S.-Flag Air Carriers Certification, in all correspondence. Dated: December 9, 2008. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E8–29550 Filed 12–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S Dated: December 9, 2008. Morgan E. Frazier, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. T5015c SYSTEM NAME: Freedom of Information Act Requests (April 12, 1999, 64 FR 17634). CHANGES: * DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE [Docket ID DOD–2008–OS–0157] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records AGENCY: Defense Finance and Accounting Service, DoD. Notice to amend a system of records. SUMMARY: The Defense Finance and Accounting Service proposes to amend a system of records notice in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: The amendments will be effective on January 14, 2009, unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination. The Defense Finance and Accounting Service’s record system notices for records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, have been published in the Federal Register and are available from the Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Program Manager listed above. The specific changes to the record system being amended are set forth below followed by the notice, as amended, published in its entirety. The proposed amendments are not within the purview of subsection (r) of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, which requires the submission of a new or altered system report. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Jkt 217001 Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–0150. Defense Finance and Accounting Service—Cleveland Center, 1240 East Ninth Street, Cleveland, OH 44199– 2055. Defense Finance and Accounting Service—Columbus Center, 4280 East 5th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43219– 1879.’’ * * * * * AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘5 U.S.C. 552, the Freedom of Information Act, as amended, as implemented by DFAS Regulation 5400.7–R; DoD 5400.7–R, DoD Freedom of Information Act Program, and E.O. 9397 (SSN)’’ * * * * * STORAGE: Ms. Linda Krabbenhoft at (303) 589–3510. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES * In second paragraph add ‘‘DoD’’ before ‘‘Blanket Routine Uses.’’ * * * * * FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 20:00 Dec 12, 2008 * ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSE OF SUCH USES: Send comments to Ms. Linda Krabbenhoft, Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Program Manager, Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–0150. ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 * SYSTEM LOCATIONS: Office of the Secretary ACTION: * Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Paper records in file folders and electronic storage media.’’ * * * * * SAFEGUARDS: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Records are stored in an office building protected by guards, controlled screening, use of visitor registers, electronic access and/or locks. Access to records is limited to individuals who are properly screened and cleared on a need-to-know basis in the performance of their duties. Passwords are used to control access to the system data, and procedures are in place to detect and deter browsing and unauthorized access.’’ * * * * * Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Records are retained for a minimum of Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2 years; replies to requests for nonexistent records, to requesters who provide inadequate descriptions, and to those who fail to pay agency fees (request not appealed), 2 years; requests appealed, 6 years after final determination by agency; control logs, 6 years, report files, 2 years; administrative files, 2 years. Records are destroyed by shredding, pulping, burning or degaussing.’’ * * * * * SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Program Manager, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–0150.’’ NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–1050. Individuals should provide full name, current address, telephone number, and other information verifiable for the record itself.’’ RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Individuals seeking to access records about themselves in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Corporate Communications and Legislative Liaison, 8899 E. 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46249–1050. Individuals should provide full name, current address, telephone number, and other information verifiable for the record itself.’’ CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘The DFAS rules for accessing records, for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are published in DFAS Regulation 5400.11– R; 32 CFR part 324; or may be obtained from the Freedom of Information/ Privacy Act Program Manager, Office of Corporate Communications, 6760 E. Irvington Place, Denver, CO 80279– 8000.’’ * * * * * T5015c RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: PO 00000 76005 SYSTEM NAME: Freedom of Information Act Requests. E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 241 (Monday, December 15, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 76004-76005]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-29550]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION


OMB Control No. 9000-0054Federal Acquisition 
Regulation;Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review; U.S.-Flag 
Air Carriers Certification

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.

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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 will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) a request to review and approve a currently approved information 
collection requirement concerning 9000-0054. The OMB clearance 
currently expires on December 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 February 13, 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: Ms. Jeritta Parnell, Procurement 
Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501-4082.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    Section 5 of the International Air transportation Fair Competitive 
Practices Act of 1974 (49 U.S.C. 1517) (Fly America Act) requires that 
all Federal agencies and Government contractors and subcontractors use 
U.S.-flag air carriers for U.S. Government-financed international air 
transportation of personnel (and their personal effects) or property, 
to the extent that service by those carriers is available. It requires 
the Comptroller General of the United States, in the absence of 
satisfactory proof of the necessity for foreign-flag air 
transportation, to disallow expenditures from funds, appropriated or 
otherwise established for the account of the United States, for 
international air transportation secured aboard a foreign-flag air 
carrier if an U.S.-flag carrier is available to provide such services. 
In the event that the contractor selects a carrier other than an U.S.-
flag air carrier for international air transportation, the contractor 
shall include a certification on vouchers involving such 
transportation. The contracting officer uses the information furnished 
in the certification to determine whether adequate justification exists 
for the contractor's use of other than U.S.-flag air carrier.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 150
    Responses Per Respondent: 2.
    Annual Responses: 300.
    Hours Per Response: .25.
    Total Burden Hours: 75.
    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.

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9000-0054, Submission for OMB Review; U.S.-Flag Air Carriers 
Certification, in all correspondence.

    Dated: December 9, 2008.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. E8-29550 Filed 12-12-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6820-EP-S