Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Make-or-Buy Program, 32164 [E9-15984]

Download as PDF 32164 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 128 / Tuesday, July 7, 2009 / Notices A. Purpose DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE A. Purpose Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 23.10, implements Executive Order (E.O.) 13148 of April 21, 2000, Greening the Government through Leadership in Environmental Management, and it also provides a means for agencies to obtain contractor information for the implementation of environmental management systems (EMSs) and the completion of facility compliance audits (FCAs) at certain Federal facilities. This information collection will be accomplished by means of Alternates I and II to FAR clause 52.223–5. Alternate I of 52.223– 5 require contractors to provide information needed by a Federal facility to implement an EMS and Alternate II of 52.223–5 requires contractors to complete an FCA. FAR Subpart 23.10 and its associated contract clause at FAR 52.223–5 also implement the requirements of E.O. 13148 to require that Federal Facilities comply with the planning and reporting requirements of the Pollution Prevention Act (PPA) of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 13101–13109), and the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986 (42 U.S.C. 11001–11050). The E.O.requires that contracts to be performed on a Federal facility provide for the contractor to supply to the Federal agency all information the Federal agency deems necessary to comply with these reporting requirements. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION Price, performance, and/or implementation of socio-economic policies may be affected by make-or-buy decisions under certain Government prime contracts. Accordingly, FAR 15.407–2, Make-or-Buy Programs— (i) Sets forth circumstances under which a Government contractor must submit for approval by the contracting officer a make-or-buy program, i.e., a written plan identifying major items to be produced or work efforts to be performed in the prime contractor’s facilities and those to be subcontracted; (ii) Provides guidance to contracting officers concerning the review and approval of the make-or-buy programs; and (iii) Prescribes the contract clause at FAR 52.215–9, Changes or Additions to Make-or-Buy Programs, which specifies the circumstances under which the contractor is required to submit for the contracting officer’s advance approval a notification and justification of any proposed change in the approved makeor-buy program. The information is used to assure the lowest overall cost to the Government for required supplies and services. B. Annual Reporting Burden Number of Respondents: 7,460. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 7,460. Average Burden per Response: 2.834. Total Burden Hours: 21,140. 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. 9000–0147, Pollution Prevention and Right-to-Know Information, in all correspondence. Dated: June 29, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E9–15987 Filed 7–6–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:45 Jul 06, 2009 Jkt 217001 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0078] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Make-or-Buy Program AGENCY: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for reinstatement of an information collection requirement for 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) 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 Make-or-Buy Program. 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. 9000–0078, Make-or-Buy Program, in all correspondence. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 150. Responses per Respondent: 3. Total Responses: 450. Hours per Response: 8. Total Burden Hours: 3,600. 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. 9000–0078, Make-or-Buy Program, in all correspondence. Dated: June 25, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E9–15984 Filed 7–6–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Edward Chambers, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–3221. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00061 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]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0078]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Make-or-
Buy Program

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

ACTION: Notice of request for reinstatement of an information 
collection requirement for 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) 
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 Make-or-Buy 
Program.
    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. 9000-0078, Make-or-
Buy Program, in all correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Edward Chambers, Procurement 
Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501-3221.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    Price, performance, and/or implementation of socio-economic 
policies may be affected by make-or-buy decisions under certain 
Government prime contracts. Accordingly, FAR 15.407-2, Make-or-Buy 
Programs--
    (i) Sets forth circumstances under which a Government contractor 
must submit for approval by the contracting officer a make-or-buy 
program, i.e., a written plan identifying major items to be produced or 
work efforts to be performed in the prime contractor's facilities and 
those to be subcontracted;
    (ii) Provides guidance to contracting officers concerning the 
review and approval of the make-or-buy programs; and
    (iii) Prescribes the contract clause at FAR 52.215-9, Changes or 
Additions to Make-or-Buy Programs, which specifies the circumstances 
under which the contractor is required to submit for the contracting 
officer's advance approval a notification and justification of any 
proposed change in the approved make-or-buy program.
    The information is used to assure the lowest overall cost to the 
Government for required supplies and services.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 150.
    Responses per Respondent: 3.
    Total Responses: 450.
    Hours per Response: 8.
    Total Burden Hours: 3,600.
    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. 9000-0078, Make-or-Buy Program, in all correspondence.

    Dated: June 25, 2009.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. E9-15984 Filed 7-6-09; 8:45 am]
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