Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests, 32165 [E9-15949]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 128 / Tuesday, July 7, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0029] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding the reinstatement of a previously 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 Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests. 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 September 8, 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. 9000–0029, Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests, in all correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Beverly Cromer, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–1448. A. Purpose This request covers the collection of information as a first step under Public VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:45 Jul 06, 2009 Jkt 217001 Law 85–804, as amended by Public Law 93–155 and Executive Order 10789 dated November 14, 1958, that allows contracts to be entered into, amended, or modified in order to facilitate national defense. In order for a firm to be granted relief under the Act, specific evidence must be submitted which supports the firm’s assertion that relief is appropriate and that the matter cannot be disposed of under the terms of the contract. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 100. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 100. Hours per Response: 16. Total Burden Hours: 1,600. 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. 9000–0029, Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests, in all correspondence. Dated: June 23, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E9–15949 Filed 7–6–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0088] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Travel Costs AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding the reinstatement of a previously 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 a reinstatement of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning Travel Costs. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32165 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 September 8, 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. 9000–0088, Travel Costs, in all correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Edward Chambers, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–3221. A. Purpose FAR 31.205–46, Travel Costs, requires that, except in extraordinary and temporary situations, costs incurred by a contractor for lodging, meals, and incidental expenses shall be considered to be reasonable and allowable only to the extent that they do not exceed on a daily basis the per diem rates in effect as of the time of travel as set forth in the Federal Travel Regulations for travel in the conterminous 48 United States, the Joint Travel Regulations, Volume 2, Appendix A, for travel is Alaska, Hawaii, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and territories and possessions of the United States, and the Department of State Standardized Regulations, section 925, ‘‘Maximum Travel Per Diem Allowances for Foreign Areas.’’ The burden generated by this coverage is in the form of the contractor preparing a justification whenever a higher actual expense reimbursement method is used. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 5,800. Responses per Respondent: 10. Total Responses: 58,000. Hours per Response: .25. Total Burden Hours: 14,500. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F E:\FR\FM\07JYN1.SGM 07JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0029]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; 
Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests

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

ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding the reinstatement of a 
previously 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 
Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests.
    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 September 8, 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. 9000-0029, Extraordinary Contractual Action 
Requests, in all correspondence.

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

A. Purpose

    This request covers the collection of information as a first step 
under Public Law 85-804, as amended by Public Law 93-155 and Executive 
Order 10789 dated November 14, 1958, that allows contracts to be 
entered into, amended, or modified in order to facilitate national 
defense. In order for a firm to be granted relief under the Act, 
specific evidence must be submitted which supports the firm's assertion 
that relief is appropriate and that the matter cannot be disposed of 
under the terms of the contract.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 100.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 100.
    Hours per Response: 16.
    Total Burden Hours: 1,600.
    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. 9000-0029, Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests, in 
all correspondence.

    Dated: June 23, 2009.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. E9-15949 Filed 7-6-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6820-EP-P