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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 128 / Tuesday, July 7, 2009 / Notices suggest methods for performing more economically and share in any resulting savings or (2) are required to establish a program to identify and submit to the Government methods for performing more economically. These recommendations are submitted to the Government as value engineering change proposals (VECP’s) and they must include specific information. This information is needed to enable the Government to evaluate the VECP and, if accepted, to arrange for an equitable sharing plan. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 400. Responses per Respondent: 4. Annual Responses: 1,600. Hours per Response: 30. Total Burden Hours: 48,000. 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. 9000–0027, Value Engineering Requirements, in all correspondence. Dated: June 23, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E9–15983 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. 9000–0095] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Commerce Patent Regulations 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) 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:45 Jul 06, 2009 Jkt 217001 requirement concerning Commerce Patent Regulations. 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 (GSA), Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0095, Commerce Patent Regulations, in all correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ernest Woodson, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–3775. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose As a result of the Department of Commerce (Commerce) publishing a final rule in the Federal Register implementing Public Law 98–620 (52 FR 8552, March 18, 1987), a revision to FAR subpart 27.3 to implement the Commerce regulation was published in the Federal Register as an interim rule on June 12, 1989 (54 FR 25060). The final rule was published without change on June 21, 1990. A Government contractor must report all subject inventions to the contracting officer, submit a disclosure of the invention, and identify any publication, or sale, or public use of the invention (52.227–11(c), 52.227–12(c), and 52.227–13(e)(2)). Contractors are required to submit periodic or interim and final reports listing subject inventions (27.303(b)(2)(i) and (ii)). In order to ensure that subject inventions are reported, the contractor is required to establish and maintain effective procedures for identifying and disclosing subject inventions (52.227– 11, Alternate IV; 52.227–13(e)(1)). In addition, the contractor must require his employees, by written agreements, to disclose subject inventions (52.227– PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32167 11(f)(2); 52.227–12(e)(2); 52.227– 13(e)(4)). The contractor also has an obligation to utilize the subject invention, and agree to report, upon request, the utilization or efforts to utilize the subject invention (27.302(e); 52.227–11(f); 52.227–12(f)). B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 1,200. Responses per Respondent: 9.75. Total Responses: 11,700. Hours per Response: 3.9. Total Burden Hours: 45,630. 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. 9000–0095, Commerce Patent Regulations, in all correspondence. Dated: June 23, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E9–15979 Filed 7–6–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary Findings of Scientific Misconduct Office of the Secretary, HHS. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) and the Assistant Secretary for Health have taken final action in the following case: Juan Luis R. Contreras, M.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham: Based on a finding of scientific misconduct made by the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) on January 24, 2008, a report of the UAB Investigation Committee, dated November 21, 2007, and analysis conducted by ORI during its oversight review, and further discussion between UAB and ORI to clarify UAB’s investigative findings and decision with respect to the requirements of 42 CFR Parts 50 and 93, the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) found that Dr. Juan Luis R. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 128 (Tuesday, July 7, 2009)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-15979]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0095]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Commerce 
Patent Regulations

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) 
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 Commerce Patent 
Regulations.
    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 (GSA), 
Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, 
Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0095, Commerce 
Patent Regulations, in all correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ernest Woodson, Procurement 
Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501-3775.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    As a result of the Department of Commerce (Commerce) publishing a 
final rule in the Federal Register implementing Public Law 98-620 (52 
FR 8552, March 18, 1987), a revision to FAR subpart 27.3 to implement 
the Commerce regulation was published in the Federal Register as an 
interim rule on June 12, 1989 (54 FR 25060). The final rule was 
published without change on June 21, 1990.
    A Government contractor must report all subject inventions to the 
contracting officer, submit a disclosure of the invention, and identify 
any publication, or sale, or public use of the invention (52.227-11(c), 
52.227-12(c), and 52.227-13(e)(2)). Contractors are required to submit 
periodic or interim and final reports listing subject inventions 
(27.303(b)(2)(i) and (ii)). In order to ensure that subject inventions 
are reported, the contractor is required to establish and maintain 
effective procedures for identifying and disclosing subject inventions 
(52.227-11, Alternate IV; 52.227-13(e)(1)). In addition, the contractor 
must require his employees, by written agreements, to disclose subject 
inventions (52.227-11(f)(2); 52.227-12(e)(2); 52.227-13(e)(4)). The 
contractor also has an obligation to utilize the subject invention, and 
agree to report, upon request, the utilization or efforts to utilize 
the subject invention (27.302(e); 52.227-11(f); 52.227-12(f)).

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 1,200.
    Responses per Respondent: 9.75.
    Total Responses: 11,700.
    Hours per Response: 3.9.
    Total Burden Hours: 45,630.
    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. 9000-0095, Commerce Patent Regulations, in all 
correspondence.

    Dated: June 23, 2009.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
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