Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Make-or-Buy Program, 48746 [E9-23090]

Download as PDF 48746 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 184 / Thursday, September 24, 2009 / Notices Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–3221 or Edward.Chambers@gsa.gov. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION A. Purpose [OMB Contrl No. 9000–0078] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Make-orBuy Program srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES 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. Requests for public comments were published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 32164, July 7, 2007. No comments were received. 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 October 26, 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), OMB Desk Officer, Room 10236, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503, and send a copy to the 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:27 Sep 23, 2009 Jkt 217001 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE 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. [OMB Control No. 9000–0027] 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: September 17, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Acquisition Policy Division. [FR Doc. E9–23090 Filed 9–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Value Engineering Requirements AGENCY: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of reinstatement request for an information collection requirement regarding 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 value engineering requirements. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 32166, on July 7, 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 October 26, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, 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. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0027, Value Engineering Requirements, in all correspondence. E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Contrl No. 9000-0078]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; 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. Requests for public comments were published in the Federal 
Register at 74 FR 32164, July 7, 2007. No comments were received.
    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 October 26, 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), OMB 
Desk Officer, Room 10236, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503, and send a copy 
to the 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 or 
Edward.Chambers@gsa.gov.

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: September 17, 2009.
Al Matera,
Director, Acquisition Policy Division.
[FR Doc. E9-23090 Filed 9-23-09; 8:45 am]
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