Suspension of the Price Evaluation Adjustment for Small Disadvantaged Businesses, 7671 [E9-3518]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 32 / Thursday, February 19, 2009 / Notices purpose of protecting the territory, people, and interests of the United States of America against breaches of security related to DoD controlled information or facilities, and against terrorist activities. The DoD ‘‘Blanket Routine Uses’’ set forth at the beginning of the Army’s compilation of systems of records notices also apply to this system. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: For verification purposes, individual should provide full name, Social Security Number (SSN), sufficient details to permit locating pertinent records and signature. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: The Army’s rules for accessing records, and for contesting contents and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in Army Regulation 340– 21; 32 CFR part 505; or may be obtained from the system manager. STORAGE: RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: Paper records in file folders and electronic storage media. From the individual, DoD security offices, system managers, computer facility managers, automated interfaces for user codes on file at Department of Defense sites. RETRIEVABILITY: Name, Social Security Number (SSN), biometric template, fingerprints, face, iris, DNA and other biometric data. SAFEGUARDS: Computerized records maintained in a controlled area are accessible only to authorized personnel. Records are maintained in a controlled facility. Physical entry is restricted by the use of locks, guards, and is accessible only to authorized personnel. Physical and electronic access is restricted to designated individuals having a need therefore in the performance of official duties and who are properly screened and cleared for need-to-know. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Data is destroyed when superseded or when no longer needed for operational purposes, whichever is later by shredding, pulping, degaussing or erasing. SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Director, Biometrics Task Force, 1901 South Bell Street, Suite 900, Arlington, Virginia 22202–4512. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system should address written inquiries to Director, Biometrics Task Force, 1901 South Bell Street, Suite 900, Arlington, Virginia 22202–4512. For verification purposes, individual should provide full name, Social Security Number (SSN), sufficient details to permit locating pertinent records and signature. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system should address written inquiries to Director, Biometrics Task Force, 1901 South Bell Street, Suite 900, Arlington, Virginia 22202–4512. VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:38 Feb 18, 2009 Jkt 217001 EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. [FR Doc. E9–3513 Filed 2–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P 7671 for small disadvantaged businesses in certain acquisitions. This price evaluation adjustment is implemented in Subpart 19.11 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Section 801 of the Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999 (Pub. L. 105–261) amended 10 U.S.C. 2323(e)(3) to prohibit DoD from applying such a price evaluation adjustment for a 1-year period following a fiscal year in which DoD achieved the 5 percent goal for contract awards established in 10 U.S.C. 2323(a). Since, in fiscal year 2008, DoD exceeded this 5 percent goal, use of the price evaluation adjustment in DoD acquisitions must be suspended for a 1year period, from March 13, 2009, to March 12, 2010. Michele P. Peterson, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. E9–3518 Filed 2–18–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–08–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System Department of the Navy Suspension of the Price Evaluation Adjustment for Small Disadvantaged Businesses [Docket ID: USN–2009–0003] AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice of 1-year suspension of the price evaluation adjustment for small disadvantaged businesses. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Director of Defense Procurement has suspended the use of the price evaluation adjustment, as required by 10 U.S.C. 2323(e)(3)(B), because DoD exceeded its 5 percent goal described in 10 U.S.C. 2323(a) in fiscal year 2008. The suspension will be in effect for 1 year and will be reevaluated in fiscal year 2009 based on the level of DoD contract awards established in 10 U.S.C. 2323(a). DATES: Effective Date: March 13, 2009. Applicability Date: This suspension applies to all solicitations issued during the period from March 13, 2009, to March 12, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Susan Pollack, Defense Procurement, OUSD(AT&L)/DPAP, 3015 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3015, telephone 703–697–8336; facsimile 703–614–1254. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the authority granted in 10 U.S.C. 2323(e), DoD has previously applied a 10 percent price evaluation adjustment PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records ACTION: Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice to alter a system of records. SUMMARY: The Department of the Navy proposes to alter a system of records notice in its existing inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: This proposed action will be effective without further notice on March 23, 2009 unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Department of the Navy, PA/FOIA Policy Branch, Head of Naval Operations (DNS–36), 2000 Navy Pentagon, Washington, DC 20350–2000. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Miriam Brown-Lam, (202) 685–6545. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of the Navy’s systems of records notices 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 address above. The proposed system reports, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r), of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, were E:\FR\FM\19FEN1.SGM 19FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System


Suspension of the Price Evaluation Adjustment for Small 
Disadvantaged Businesses

AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense 
(DoD).

ACTION: Notice of 1-year suspension of the price evaluation adjustment 
for small disadvantaged businesses.

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SUMMARY: The Director of Defense Procurement has suspended the use of 
the price evaluation adjustment, as required by 10 U.S.C. 
2323(e)(3)(B), because DoD exceeded its 5 percent goal described in 10 
U.S.C. 2323(a) in fiscal year 2008. The suspension will be in effect 
for 1 year and will be reevaluated in fiscal year 2009 based on the 
level of DoD contract awards established in 10 U.S.C. 2323(a).

DATES: Effective Date: March 13, 2009.
    Applicability Date: This suspension applies to all solicitations 
issued during the period from March 13, 2009, to March 12, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Susan Pollack, Defense 
Procurement, OUSD(AT&L)/DPAP, 3015 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 
20301-3015, telephone 703-697-8336; facsimile 703-614-1254.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the authority granted in 10 
U.S.C. 2323(e), DoD has previously applied a 10 percent price 
evaluation adjustment for small disadvantaged businesses in certain 
acquisitions. This price evaluation adjustment is implemented in 
Subpart 19.11 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation. Section 801 of the 
Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999 
(Pub. L. 105-261) amended 10 U.S.C. 2323(e)(3) to prohibit DoD from 
applying such a price evaluation adjustment for a 1-year period 
following a fiscal year in which DoD achieved the 5 percent goal for 
contract awards established in 10 U.S.C. 2323(a). Since, in fiscal year 
2008, DoD exceeded this 5 percent goal, use of the price evaluation 
adjustment in DoD acquisitions must be suspended for a 1-year period, 
from March 13, 2009, to March 12, 2010.

Michele P. Peterson,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. E9-3518 Filed 2-18-09; 8:45 am]
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