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Download as PDF 35850 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 138 / Tuesday, July 21, 2009 / Notices b. Requires cords, straps and elastics that can form a loop to not admit a head probe when tested under the specified conditions. c. Requires cords, straps and elastics that admit the base of the head probe to contain breakaway features that release at less than 5-pounds when tested in accordance with the specified conditions. d. Requires certain toys with selfretracting pull cords for children less than 18 months of age to not retract under load in accordance with the specified conditions. e. Requires cords, straps and elastics greater than 12-inches long for children less than 36 months of age to not contain beads or other attachments that could tangle to form a loop. f. Requires toy bags for children up to 18 months of age that have a perimeter opening greater than 14-inches to not have a drawstring or cord as a means of closing. 6. Battery-Operated Toys—The requirements of F963–08 address the following areas to minimize the risk associated with battery operated toys: a. Battery overheating; b. Leakage; c. Explosion and fire; and d. Swallowing of batteries. 7. Comments may also be submitted on any other section of ASTM F963–08. Please note that all comments should be restricted to children’s toy safety. A link to ASTM F963–07 and F963– 08, in a ‘‘read-only’’ format, may be viewed on ASTM’s Web site at http:// www.astm.org/cpsc.htm. Comments submitted must follow the directions provided in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. All comments and submissions should be received no later than August 20, 2009. Dated: July 14, 2009. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission. [FR Doc. E9–17198 Filed 7–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6355–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0152] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Service Contracting AGENCY: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:50 Jul 20, 2009 Jkt 217001 and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension 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) 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 service contracting. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 18718 on April 24, 2009. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and 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 20, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit comments, including suggestions for reducing this burden to: FAR Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10102, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503, and a copy to the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Warren Blankenship, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–1900. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose This FAR requirement implements the statutory requirements of Sec. 834, Public Law 101–510, concerning uncompensated overtime. The coverage requires that offerors identify uncompensated overtime hours and the uncompensated overtime rate for direct charge Fair Labor Standards Act– exempt personnel. These overtime hours and rates are included in the offeror’s proposals and their subcontractor’s proposals for procurements valued at or above the simplified acquisition threshold. This permits Government contracting officers PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to ascertain cost realism of proposed labor rates for professional employees. B. Annual Reporting Burden Number of Respondents: 19,906. Responses Per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 19,906. Average Burden Per Response: 30 minutes. Total Burden Hours: 9,953. 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, Room 4041, NW., Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control Number 9000– 0152, Service Contracting, in all correspondence. Dated: July 15, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E9–17271 Filed 7–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0149] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Subcontract Consent AGENCY: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension 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) 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 subcontract consent. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 18717, on April 24, 2009. No comments were received. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0152]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; 
Service Contracting

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

ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to 
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 an extension of a currently 
approved information collection requirement concerning service 
contracting. A request for public comments was published in the Federal 
Register at 74 FR 18718 on April 24, 2009. No comments were received.
    Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
functions of the FAR, and 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 20, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments, including suggestions for reducing this 
burden to: FAR Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10102, NEOB, Washington, DC 
20503, and a copy to the General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. Purpose

    This FAR requirement implements the statutory requirements of Sec. 
834, Public Law 101-510, concerning uncompensated overtime. The 
coverage requires that offerors identify uncompensated overtime hours 
and the uncompensated overtime rate for direct charge Fair Labor 
Standards Act-exempt personnel. These overtime hours and rates are 
included in the offeror's proposals and their subcontractor's proposals 
for procurements valued at or above the simplified acquisition 
threshold. This permits Government contracting officers to ascertain 
cost realism of proposed labor rates for professional employees.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Number of Respondents: 19,906.
    Responses Per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 19,906.
    Average Burden Per Response: 30 minutes.
    Total Burden Hours: 9,953.
    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, Room 4041, 
NW., Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB 
Control Number 9000-0152, Service Contracting, in all correspondence.

    Dated: July 15, 2009.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. E9-17271 Filed 7-20-09; 8:45 am]
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