Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Travel Costs, 52233 [E9-24403]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 195 / Friday, October 9, 2009 / Notices agreements are available through the Commission’s Web site (http:// www.fmc.gov) or by contacting the Office of Agreements at (202)–523–5793 or tradeanalysis@fmc.gov. Agreement No.: 011885–001. Title: CMA CGM/MSC Reciprocal Space Charter, Sailing and Cooperative Working Agreement. Parties: CMA CGM, S.A. and Mediterranean Shipping Co. S.A. Filing Party: Wayne R. Rohde, Esq.; Sher & Blackwell LLC; 1850 M Street, NW., Suite 900; Washington, DC 20036. Synopsis: The amendment would revise temporarily the provision of vessels and the allocation of space under the agreement. Agreement No.: 011966–001. Title: West Coast USA–Mexico & Canada Vessel Sharing Agreement. Parties: Compania Sud Americana de ¨ Vapores S.A.; Hamburg Sud; Compania Chilena de Navegacion Interoceania, S.A.; and Maruba S.C.A. Filing Party: Wayne R. Rohde, Esq.; Sher & Blackwell LLP; 1850 M Street, NW.; Suite 900; Washington, DC 20036. Synopsis: The amendment would delete Maruba S.C.A as a party to the agreement and adjust the terms under which the remaining parties will continue to operate. Parties request expedited review. Dated: October 6, 2009. By Order of the Federal Maritime Commission. Karen V. Gregory, Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–24452 Filed 10–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6730–01–P 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. Submit comments on or before December 8, 2009. DATES: 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. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0088] mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Travel Costs AGENCY: 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), VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:05 Oct 08, 2009 Jkt 220001 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 Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0088, Travel Costs, in all correspondence. Dated: September 23, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Acquisition Policy Division. [FR Doc. E9–24403 Filed 10–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 3090–0205] ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Edward Chambers, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–3221 or e-mail Edward.chambers@gsa.gov. A. Purpose DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 52233 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 in 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. PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) Part 523; Submission for OMB Review; Environmental Conservation, Occupational Safety, and Drug-Free Workplace AGENCY: Office of Acquisition Policy, GSA. 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 General Services Administration 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 regarding Environmental Conservation, Occupational Safety, and Drug-Free Workplace. A request for public comments was published at 74 FR 11889, March 20, 2009. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary 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; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. DATES: Submit comments on or before: November 9, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Clark, Procurement Analyst, E:\FR\FM\09OCN1.SGM 09OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0088]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Travel 
Costs

AGENCY: 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 December 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 or e-mail 
Edward.chambers@gsa.gov.

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

    Dated: September 23, 2009.
Al Matera,
Director, Acquisition Policy Division.
[FR Doc. E9-24403 Filed 10-8-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6820-EP-P