Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Authorized Negotiators, 27025 [E9-13118]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 107 / Friday, June 5, 2009 / Notices erowe on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to reinstate a previously approved information collection requirement concerning Bid Guarantees, Performance and Payment Bonds, and Alternative Payment Protections. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary; 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 August 4, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0045, Bid Guarantees, Performance and Payment Bonds, and Alternative Payment Protections, in all correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. William Clark, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 219–1813. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose These regulations implement the statutory requirements of the Miller Act (40 U.S.C. 3131 to 3134), which requires performance and payment bonds for any construction contract exceeding $100,000, unless it is impracticable to require bonds for work performed in a foreign country, or it is otherwise authorized by law. In addition, the regulations implement the note to 40 U.S.C. 3132, entitled ‘‘Alternatives to Payment Bonds Provided by the Federal Acquisition Regulation,’’ which requires alternative payment protection for construction contracts that exceed $30,000 but do not exceed $100,000. Although not required by statute, under certain circumstances the FAR permits the Government to require bonds on other than construction contracts. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 11,304. Responses per Respondent: 5. VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:06 Jun 04, 2009 Jkt 217001 Total Responses: 56,520. Hours per Response: .42. Total Burden Hours: 23,738. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0045, Bid Guarantees, Performance and Payment Bonds, and Alternative Payment Protections, in all correspondence. Dated: June 1, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E9–13122 Filed 6–4–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0048] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Authorized Negotiators AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding a renewal 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), 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 Authorized Negotiators. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary; 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 PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27025 techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before August 4, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0048, Authorized Negotiators, in all correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Suzanne Neurauter, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 219–0310. A. Purpose Firms offering supplies or services to the Government under negotiated solicitations must provide the names, titles, and telephone numbers of authorized negotiators to assure that discussions are held with authorized individuals. The information collected is referred to before contract negotiations and it becomes part of the official contract file. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 65,660. Responses per Respondent: 8. Total Responses: 525,280. Hours per Response: .017. Total Burden Hours: 8,930. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0048, Authorized Negotiators, in all correspondence. Dated: June 1, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E9–13118 Filed 6–4–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0068] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Economic Price Adjustment AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 107 (Friday, June 5, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Page 27025]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-13118]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0048]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; 
Authorized Negotiators

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding a renewal 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), 
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 
Authorized Negotiators.
    Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this 
collection of information is necessary; 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 August 4, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other 
aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for 
reducing this burden, to: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405. 
Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0048, Authorized Negotiators, in all 
correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Suzanne Neurauter, Procurement 
Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 219-0310.

A. Purpose

    Firms offering supplies or services to the Government under 
negotiated solicitations must provide the names, titles, and telephone 
numbers of authorized negotiators to assure that discussions are held 
with authorized individuals. The information collected is referred to 
before contract negotiations and it becomes part of the official 
contract file.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 65,660.
    Responses per Respondent: 8.
    Total Responses: 525,280.
    Hours per Response: .017.
    Total Burden Hours: 8,930.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 
4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB 
Control No. 9000-0048, Authorized Negotiators, in all correspondence.

    Dated: June 1, 2009.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. E9-13118 Filed 6-4-09; 8:45 am]
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