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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 progress payments. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 71625, November 25, 2008. No comments were received. 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PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 is 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 statutory and regulatory requirements concerning progress payments. E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 39 / Monday, March 2, 2009 / Notices B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 27,000. Responses Per Respondent: 32. Annual Responses: 864,000. Hours Per Response: .55. Total Burden Hours: 475,200. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 39 (Monday, March 2, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9084-9085]
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[FR Doc No: E9-4340]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0010]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; 
Progress Payments

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 an extension of a currently 
approved information collection requirement concerning progress 
payments. A request for public comments was published in the Federal 
Register at 73 FR 71625, November 25, 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 April 1, 2009.

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 Mr. Edward Chambers, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA, (202) 501-3221.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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 is 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 
statutory and regulatory requirements concerning progress payments.

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B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 27,000.
    Responses Per Respondent: 32.
    Annual Responses: 864,000.
    Hours Per Response: .55.
    Total Burden Hours: 475,200.
    OBTAINING COPIES OF PROPOSALS: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, FAR Secretariat (VPR), Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, 
telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0010, 
Progress Payments, in all correspondence.

    Dated: February 19, 2009.
Al Matera,
Director, Contract Policy Division.
[FR Doc. E9-4340 Filed 2-27-09; 8:45 am]
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