Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Economic Price Adjustment, 27025-27026 [E9-13123]

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 27026 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 107 / Friday, June 5, 2009 / Notices B. Annual Reporting Burden and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for reinstatement of an information collection requirement regarding an existing OMB clearance. erowe on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 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 a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning Economic Price Adjustment. 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, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0068, Economic Price Adjustment, in all correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Warren Blankenship, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–1900. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose FAR 16.203, Fixed-price contracts with economic price adjustment, and associated clauses at 52.216–2, 52.216– 3 and 52.216–4 provide for upward and downward revision of the stated contract price upon occurrence of specified contingencies. In order for the contracting officer to be aware of price changes, the firm must provide pertinent information to the Government. The information is used to determine the proper amount of price adjustments required under the contract. VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:06 Jun 04, 2009 Jkt 217001 Respondents: 5,346 Responses Per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 5,346. Hours Per Response: .25. Total Burden Hours: 1,337. 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. 9000–0068, Economic Price Adjustment, in all correspondence. Dated: June 1, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E9–13123 Filed 6–4–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Notice of Partially Closed Meeting of Naval Research Advisory Committee (NRAC) Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Naval Research Advisory Committee (NRAC) will meet to discuss classified, For Official Use Only (FOUO) information from government organizations, and proprietary information from commercial organizations. With the exception of the sessions on Monday June 22, 2009, the morning of Tuesday June 23, 2009, and the morning of Thursday July 2, 2009, all sessions of the meeting will be devoted to classified, unclassified, FOUO and vendor proprietary briefings, discussions and technical examination of information related to the study of Future Naval Use of Commercially Off The Shelf (COTS) Networking Infrastructure (FNCOTS), Immersive Simulations for U.S. Marine Corps Small Units (ISUSMC), Tactical Jet Noise Reduction (TJNR) and The Role of Unmanned Undersea Vehicles in Critical Undersea Infrastructure (UUV). Discussions will focus on the exploitation of physical vulnerabilities and the tactical applications of known and emerging technologies. Each session will examine vulnerabilities of individuals and systems, and how the enemy may be exploiting these vulnerabilities. The sessions will also include proprietary information regarding technology applications and systems under development in the PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 private sector between competing companies. The sessions will also focus on the assessment of the emerging concepts of operations in each of these areas and evaluate appropriate options in such areas as: Training, S&T funding allocation, technology monitoring, and progress assessments; and, probable time frames for transformation and implementation. The sessions will also identify, review and assess challenges with the utilization and fielding of various technology applications. DATES: The open session of the meeting will be held on Monday, June 22, 2009, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday, June 23, 2009, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.; and Thursday, July 2, 2009, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The closed executive session will be held on June 23, 2009, from 10:15 a.m. to 4 p.m.; June 24, 2009 to June 26, 2009; and, June 29, 2009 to July 1, 2009. Public Access: The NRAC Summer Study will be held in the Cloud Room at 53605 Hull Street, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, CA 92152–5410. Access instructions for the public: 1. If you are a non-U.S. citizen you must submit a visit request by letter or fax (619–553–2726) via your embassy to: SPAWARSYSCEN San Diego, Code 20352 (PL–TS), POC: Jackie Olson, 854, 49275 Electron Drive, San Diego, CA 92152–5435. Please indicate that you will be attending the open sessions of the Naval Research Advisory Committee (NRAC) Summer Study. 2. If you are a U.S. government employee or active military with a security clearance, please submit a visit request via JPAS to SPAWARS; UIC number 660015 or fax it to 619–553– 2726. POC is Ms. Jackie Olson, 854, 49275 Electron Drive, San Diego, CA 92152–5435. 3. If you are a U.S. citizen with no security clearance, you will require an escort at all times while on SPAWARS facilities. Please submit a visit request via e-mail or fax no later than June, 16, 2009, to: Mr. William Ellis, NRAC Program Director, elliswonr@gmail.com; FAX: 703–696–4837 or Mr. Miguel Becerril, NRAC Program Manager, mbecerril@jorge.com; FAX: 703–696– 4837. All guests must have at least two forms of government issued identification. Those guests planning on attending activities indicated above must have submitted their respective visit request per the above instructions. If the guest requires an escort, he/she must be present at the SPAWARS Visitor Center no later than 7 a.m. The Visitor Center is located at the entrance to the E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 107 (Friday, June 5, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27025-27026]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-13123]


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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),

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and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice of request for reinstatement of an information 
collection requirement regarding 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 a reinstatement of a 
previously approved information collection requirement concerning 
Economic Price Adjustment.
    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, 
telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0068, 
Economic Price Adjustment, in all correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Warren Blankenship, Procurement 
Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501-1900.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    FAR 16.203, Fixed-price contracts with economic price adjustment, 
and associated clauses at 52.216-2, 52.216-3 and 52.216-4 provide for 
upward and downward revision of the stated contract price upon 
occurrence of specified contingencies. In order for the contracting 
officer to be aware of price changes, the firm must provide pertinent 
information to the Government. The information is used to determine the 
proper amount of price adjustments required under the contract.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 5,346
    Responses Per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 5,346.
    Hours Per Response: .25.
    Total Burden Hours: 1,337.
    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. 9000-0068, Economic Price 
Adjustment, in all correspondence.

    Dated: June 1, 2009.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. E9-13123 Filed 6-4-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6820-EP-P