Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Travel Costs, 32165-32166 [E9-15980]

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 32166 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 128 / Tuesday, July 7, 2009 / Notices Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0088, Travel Costs, in all correspondence. Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0077, Quality Assurance Requirements, in all correspondence. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Dated: June 25, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E9–15980 Filed 7–6–09; 8:45 am] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jeritta Parnell, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–4082. NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P A. Purpose DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0077] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Quality Assurance Requirements 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 Quality Assurance Requirements. 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, VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:45 Jul 06, 2009 Jkt 217001 Supplies and services acquired under Government contracts must conform to the contract’s quality and quantity requirements. FAR Part 46 prescribes inspection, acceptance, warranty, and other measures associated with quality requirements. Standard clauses related to inspection require the contractor to provide and maintain an inspection system that is acceptable to the Government; give the Government the right to make inspections and test while work is in process; and require the contractor to keep complete, and make available to the Government, records of its inspection work. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 850. Responses per Respondent: 1. Total Responses: 850. Hours per Response: .25. Total Burden hours: 213. C. Annual Recordkeeping Burden Recordkeepers: 52,254. Hours per Recordkeeper: .68. Total Burden Hours: 35,533. Total Annual Burden: 213 + 35,533 = 35,746. 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. 9000–0077, Quality Assurance Requirements, in all correspondence. Dated: June 23, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E9–15981 Filed 7–6–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P PO 00000 GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0027] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Value Engineering Requirements 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 Value Engineering Requirements. 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. 9000–0027, Value Engineering Requirements, in all correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jeritta Parnell, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–4082. A. Purpose Value engineering is the technique by which contractors (1) voluntarily Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\07JYN1.SGM 07JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 128 (Tuesday, July 7, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32165-32166]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-15980]


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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.

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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 
currently approved information collection requirement concerning Travel 
Costs.
    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. 9000-0088, 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

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Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. 
Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0088, Travel Costs, in all 
correspondence.

    Dated: June 25, 2009.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. E9-15980 Filed 7-6-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6820-EP-P