Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Contractors' Purchasing Systems Reviews, 6669 [2010-2899]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 27 / Wednesday, February 10, 2010 / Notices SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning the clauses and provisions required for use in commercial item acquisitions. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 58628, on November 13, 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 and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. This information will be collected electronically when the online representations and certifications application (ORCA) is activated. DATES: Submit comments on or before March 12, 2010. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to GSA Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10236, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503, and a copy to the Regulatory Secretariat (MVPR), General Services Administration, Room 4041, 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0136, Commercial Item Acquisitions, in all correspondences. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael O. Jackson, Contract Policy Branch, GSA (202) 208–4949 or e-mail at michaelo.jackson@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES A. Purpose The Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994 included Title VIII, entitled Commercial Items. The title made numerous additions and revisions to both the civilian agency and Armed Service acquisition statutes to encourage and facilitate the acquisition of commercial items and services by Federal Government agencies. To implement these changes, DoD, NASA, and GSA amended the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to include several streamlined and simplified clauses and provisions to be used in place of existing clauses and provisions. They were designed to simplify VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:21 Feb 09, 2010 Jkt 220001 solicitations and contracts for commercial items. Information is used by Federal agencies to facilitate the acquisition of commercial items and services. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 37,500. Responses per Respondent: 34. Total Responses: 1,275,000. Hours per Response: .312. Total Burden Hours: 397,800. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0136 regarding Commercial Item Acquisitions in all correspondence. Dated: February 4, 2010. Al Matera, Director, Acquisition Policy Division. [FR Doc. 2010–2900 Filed 2–9–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0132] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Contractors’ Purchasing Systems Reviews AGENCIES: 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 Regulatory Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning contractors’ purchasing systems reviews. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 61354 on November 24, 2004. 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 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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 March 12, 2010. 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 (MVPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0132, Contractors’ Purchasing Systems Review, in all correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Rhonda Cundiff, Contract Policy Branch, GSA, (202) 501–0044 or e-mail at Rhonda.cundiff@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION PO 00000 6669 The objective of a contractor purchasing system review (CPSR), as discussed in Part 44 of the FAR, is to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness with which the contractor spends Government funds and complies with Government policy when subcontracting. The review provides the administrative contracting officer a basis for granting, withholding, or withdrawing approval of the contractor’s purchasing system. B. Annual Reporting Burden Number of Respondents: 1,580. Responses per Respondent: 1. Total Responses: 1,580. Average Burden per Response: 17. Total Burden Hours: 26,860. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0132, Contractors’ Purchasing Systems Reviews, in all correspondence. Dated: February 4, 2010. Al Matera, Director, Acquisition Policy Division. [FR Doc. 2010–2899 Filed 2–9–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P E:\FR\FM\10FEN1.SGM 10FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 27 (Wednesday, February 10, 2010)]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0132]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; 
Contractors' Purchasing Systems Reviews

AGENCIES: 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 Regulatory Secretariat will be submitting 
to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and 
approve an extension of a previously approved information collection 
requirement concerning contractors' purchasing systems reviews. A 
request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 
FR 61354 on November 24, 2004. 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 March 12, 2010.

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 (MVPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 
20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0132, Contractors' Purchasing 
Systems Review, in all correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Rhonda Cundiff, Contract Policy 
Branch, GSA, (202) 501-0044 or e-mail at Rhonda.cundiff@gsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    The objective of a contractor purchasing system review (CPSR), as 
discussed in Part 44 of the FAR, is to evaluate the efficiency and 
effectiveness with which the contractor spends Government funds and 
complies with Government policy when subcontracting. The review 
provides the administrative contracting officer a basis for granting, 
withholding, or withdrawing approval of the contractor's purchasing 
system.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Number of Respondents: 1,580.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Total Responses: 1,580.
    Average Burden per Response: 17.
    Total Burden Hours: 26,860.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 
4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB 
Control No. 9000-0132, Contractors' Purchasing Systems Reviews, in all 
correspondence.

    Dated: February 4, 2010.
Al Matera,
Director, Acquisition Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 2010-2899 Filed 2-9-10; 8:45 am]
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