Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Contract Financing (OMB Control Number 0704-0321), 22528 [E9-11069]

Download as PDF 22528 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 91 / Wednesday, May 13, 2009 / Notices [FR Doc. E9–10936 Filed 5–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Contract Financing (OMB Control Number 0704– 0321) AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension of an approved information collection requirement. SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 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 the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection for use through July 31, 2009. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years. DoD will consider all comments received by July 13, 2009. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0321, using any of the following methods: Æ Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Æ E-mail: dfars@osd.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0321 in the subject line of the message. Æ Fax: 703–602–7887. Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Mr. Julian Thrash, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), IMD 3D139, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3062. DATES: VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:44 May 12, 2009 Jkt 217001 Æ Hand Delivery/Courier: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Crystal Square 4, Suite 200A, 241 18th Street, Arlington, VA 22202–3402. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Julian Thrash, 703–602–0310. The information collection requirements addressed in this notice are available on the World Wide Web at: http:// www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/dfarspgi/ current/index.html. Paper copies are available from Mr. Julian Thrash, OUSD(AT&L) DPAP(DARS), IMD 3D139, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3062. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) part 232, Contract Financing, and the clause at 252.232– 7002, Progress Payments for Foreign Military Sales Acquisitions; OMB Control Number 0704–0321. Needs and Uses: Section 22 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2762) requires the U.S. Government to use foreign funds, rather than U.S. appropriated funds, to purchase military equipment for foreign governments. To comply with this requirement, the Government needs to know how much to charge each country. The clause at 252.232–7002, Progress Payments for Foreign Military Sales Acquisitions, requires each contractor whose contract includes foreign military sales (FMS) requirements to submit a separate progress payment request for each progress payment rate, and to submit a supporting schedule that clearly distinguishes the contract’s FMS requirements from U.S. requirements. The Government uses this information to determine how much of each country’s funds to disburse to the contractor. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Annual Burden Hours: 5,310 (includes 1,770 response hours plus 3,540 recordkeeping hours). Number of Respondents: 295. Responses per Respondent: Approximately 12. Annual Responses: 3,540. Average Burden per Response: .5 hours (Average recordkeeping per respondent is 12 hours). Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection This information collection includes requirements relating to DFARS part 232, Contract Financing, and the related PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 clause at DFARS 252.232–7002, Progress Payments for Foreign Military Sales Acquisitions. a. DFARS 232.502–4–70(a) prescribes use of the clause at DFARS 252.232– 7002 in any contract that provides for progress payments and contains FMS requirements. b. The clause at DFARS 252.232–7002 requires the contractor to submit a separate progress payment request for each progress payment rate, and to submit a supporting schedule that distinguishes the contract’s FMS requirements from U.S. requirements. Michele P. Peterson, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. E9–11069 Filed 5–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–08–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Department of Education. The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 12, 2009. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Education Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, be faxed to (202) 395–5806 or send e-mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, publishes that notice SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 91 (Wednesday, May 13, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 22528]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-11069]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement; Contract Financing (OMB Control Number 0704-
0321)

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

ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension 
of an approved information collection requirement.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), DoD announces the 
proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and 
seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments 
on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the 
information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
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 the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection 
for use through July 31, 2009. DoD proposes that OMB extend its 
approval for use for three additional years.

DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by July 13, 2009.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0321, using any of the following methods:
    [cir] Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    [cir] E-mail: dfars@osd.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704-0321 
in the subject line of the message.
    [cir] Fax: 703-602-7887.
    [cir] Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Mr. 
Julian Thrash, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), IMD 3D139, 3062 Defense Pentagon, 
Washington, DC 20301-3062.
    [cir] Hand Delivery/Courier: Defense Acquisition Regulations 
System, Crystal Square 4, Suite 200A, 241 18th Street, Arlington, VA 
22202-3402.
    Comments received generally will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Julian Thrash, 703-602-0310. The 
information collection requirements addressed in this notice are 
available on the World Wide Web at: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/dfarspgi/current/index.html. Paper copies are available from Mr. Julian 
Thrash, OUSD(AT&L) DPAP(DARS), IMD 3D139, 3062 Defense Pentagon, 
Washington, DC 20301-3062.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation 
Supplement (DFARS) part 232, Contract Financing, and the clause at 
252.232-7002, Progress Payments for Foreign Military Sales 
Acquisitions; OMB Control Number 0704-0321.
    Needs and Uses: Section 22 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 
U.S.C. 2762) requires the U.S. Government to use foreign funds, rather 
than U.S. appropriated funds, to purchase military equipment for 
foreign governments. To comply with this requirement, the Government 
needs to know how much to charge each country. The clause at 252.232-
7002, Progress Payments for Foreign Military Sales Acquisitions, 
requires each contractor whose contract includes foreign military sales 
(FMS) requirements to submit a separate progress payment request for 
each progress payment rate, and to submit a supporting schedule that 
clearly distinguishes the contract's FMS requirements from U.S. 
requirements. The Government uses this information to determine how 
much of each country's funds to disburse to the contractor.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Annual Burden Hours: 5,310 (includes 1,770 response hours plus 
3,540 recordkeeping hours).
    Number of Respondents: 295.
    Responses per Respondent: Approximately 12.
    Annual Responses: 3,540.
    Average Burden per Response: .5 hours (Average recordkeeping per 
respondent is 12 hours).
    Frequency: On occasion.

Summary of Information Collection

    This information collection includes requirements relating to DFARS 
part 232, Contract Financing, and the related clause at DFARS 252.232-
7002, Progress Payments for Foreign Military Sales Acquisitions.
    a. DFARS 232.502-4-70(a) prescribes use of the clause at DFARS 
252.232-7002 in any contract that provides for progress payments and 
contains FMS requirements.
    b. The clause at DFARS 252.232-7002 requires the contractor to 
submit a separate progress payment request for each progress payment 
rate, and to submit a supporting schedule that distinguishes the 
contract's FMS requirements from U.S. requirements.

Michele P. Peterson,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. E9-11069 Filed 5-12-09; 8:45 am]
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