Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Change Order Accounting, 18718 [E9-9347]

Download as PDF 18718 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 78 / Friday, April 24, 2009 / Notices 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. Submit comments on or before June 23, 2009. DATES: Submit comments including suggestions for reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), Room 4041, 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0026] ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rhonda Cundiff, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–0044. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose The objective to consent to subcontract, as discussed in FAR Part 44, is to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness with which the contractor spends Government funds, and complies with Government policy when subcontracting. The consent package provides the administrative contracting officer a basis for granting, or withholding consent to subcontract. B. Annual Reporting Burden Number of Respondents: 4,252. Responses per Respondent: 3.61. Total Responses: 15,349. Average Burden Hours Per Response: .87. Total Burden Hours: 13,353. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), Room 4041, 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0149, Subcontract Consent, in all correspondence. Dated: April 17, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E9–9458 Filed 4–23–09; 8:45 am] mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Change Order Accounting 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 (9000–0026). SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Regulatory 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 change order accounting. This OMB clearance expires on May 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 June 23, 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, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Beverly Cromer, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–1448. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose FAR clause 52.243–6, Change Order Accounting, requires that, whenever the VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:20 Apr 23, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 estimated cost of a change or series of related changes exceed $100,000, the contracting officer may require the contractor to maintain separate accounts for each change or series of related changes. The account shall record all incurred segregable, direct costs (less allocable credits) of work, both changed and unchanged, allocable to the change. These accounts are to be maintained until the parties agree to an equitable adjustment for the changes or until the matter is conclusively disposed of under the disputes clause. This requirement is necessary in order to be able to account properly for costs associated with changes in supply and research and development contracts that are technically complex and incur numerous changes. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 8,750. Responses per Respondent: 18. Annual Responses: 157,500. Hours per Response: .084. Total Burden Hours: 13,230. C. Annual Recordkeeping Burden Recordkeepers: 8,750. Hours per Recordkeeper: 1.5. Total Recordkeeping Burden Hours: 13,125. Total Burden Hours: 26,355. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0026, Change Order Accounting, in all correspondence. Dated: April 17, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 78 (Friday, April 24, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0026]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Change 
Order Accounting

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 (9000-0026).

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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), 
Regulatory 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 change 
order accounting. This OMB clearance expires on May 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 June 23, 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, Regulatory 
Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Beverly Cromer, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA, (202) 501-1448.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. Purpose

    FAR clause 52.243-6, Change Order Accounting, requires that, 
whenever the estimated cost of a change or series of related changes 
exceed $100,000, the contracting officer may require the contractor to 
maintain separate accounts for each change or series of related 
changes. The account shall record all incurred segregable, direct costs 
(less allocable credits) of work, both changed and unchanged, allocable 
to the change. These accounts are to be maintained until the parties 
agree to an equitable adjustment for the changes or until the matter is 
conclusively disposed of under the disputes clause. This requirement is 
necessary in order to be able to account properly for costs associated 
with changes in supply and research and development contracts that are 
technically complex and incur numerous changes.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 8,750.
    Responses per Respondent: 18.
    Annual Responses: 157,500.
    Hours per Response: .084.
    Total Burden Hours: 13,230.

C. Annual Recordkeeping Burden

    Recordkeepers: 8,750.
    Hours per Recordkeeper: 1.5.
    Total Recordkeeping Burden Hours: 13,125.
    Total Burden Hours: 26,355.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), Room 4041, Washington, DC 
20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0026, 
Change Order Accounting, in all correspondence.

    Dated: April 17, 2009.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. E9-9347 Filed 4-23-09; 8:45 am]
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