Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit, 10268 [2010-4590]

Download as PDF 10268 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 43 / Friday, March 5, 2010 / Notices 1448 or e-mail at beverly.cromer@gsa.gov. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose If it is in the best interest of the Government, the contracting officer may authorize cost-reimbursement contractors to obtain, for official purposes only, interagency motor pool vehicles and related services. Contractors’ requests for vehicles must obtain two copies of the agency authorization, the number of vehicles and related services required and period of use, a list of employees who are authorized to request the vehicles, a listing of equipment authorized to be serviced, and billing instructions and address. A written statement that the contractor will assume, without the right of reimbursement from the Government, the cost or expense of any use of the motor pool vehicles and services not related to the performance of the contract is necessary before the contracting officer may authorize costreimbursement contractors to obtain interagency motor pool vehicles and related services. The information is used by the Government to determine that it is in the Government’s best interest to authorize a cost-reimbursement contractor to obtain, for official purposes only, interagency motor pool vehicles and related services, and to provide those vehicles. B. Annual Reporting Burden erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES Respondents: 70. Responses per Respondent: 2. Annual Responses: 140. Hours per Response: .5. Total Burden Hours: 70. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0032, Contractor Use of Interagency Motor Pool Vehicles, in all correspondence. Dated: February 26, 2010. Al Matera, Director, Acquisition Policy Division. [FR Doc. 2010–4655 Filed 3–4–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0034; Docket 2010– 0083; Sequence 13] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit 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 the examination of records by comptroller general and contract audit. 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 May 4, 2010. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of the collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Jackson, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Branch, GSA, (202) 208– 4949 or e-mail michaelo.jackson@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:45 Mar 04, 2010 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 A. Purpose The Audit and Records-Negotiation clause, 52.215–2; Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders— Commercial Items clause, 52.212–5(d); and Audit and Records-Sealed Bidding clause, 52.214–26, implement the requirements of 10 U.S.C. 2313, 41 U.S.C. 254, and 10 U.S.C. 2306. The statutory requirements are that the Comptroller General and/or agency shall have access to, and the right to, examine certain books, documents and records of the contractor for a period of 3 years after final payment. The record retention periods required of the contractor in the clauses are for compliance with the aforementioned statutory requirements. The information must be retained so that audits necessary for contract surveillance, verification of contract pricing, and reimbursement of contractor costs can be performed. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 19,142. Responses per Respondent: 20. Total Responses: 382,840. Hours per Response: 0.167. Total Burden Hours: 63,934. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control Number 9000– 0034, Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit, in all correspondence. Dated: February 26, 2010. Al Matera, Director, Acquisition Policy Division. [FR Doc. 2010–4590 Filed 3–4–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary Pandemic Influenza Vaccines— Amendment Authority: 42 U.S.C. 247d–6d. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0034; Docket 2010-0083; Sequence 13]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; 
Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit

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 the examination of records by comptroller 
general and contract audit.
    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 May 4, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other 
aspect of the collection of information, including suggestions for 
reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (MVCB), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 
20405.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Jackson, Procurement 
Analyst, Contract Policy Branch, GSA, (202) 208-4949 or e-mail 
michaelo.jackson@gsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. Purpose

    The Audit and Records-Negotiation clause, 52.215-2; Contract Terms 
and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders--
Commercial Items clause, 52.212-5(d); and Audit and Records-Sealed 
Bidding clause, 52.214-26, implement the requirements of 10 U.S.C. 
2313, 41 U.S.C. 254, and 10 U.S.C. 2306. The statutory requirements are 
that the Comptroller General and/or agency shall have access to, and 
the right to, examine certain books, documents and records of the 
contractor for a period of 3 years after final payment. The record 
retention periods required of the contractor in the clauses are for 
compliance with the aforementioned statutory requirements. The 
information must be retained so that audits necessary for contract 
surveillance, verification of contract pricing, and reimbursement of 
contractor costs can be performed.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 19,142.
    Responses per Respondent: 20.
    Total Responses: 382,840.
    Hours per Response: 0.167.
    Total Burden Hours: 63,934.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 
4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB 
Control Number 9000-0034, Examination of Records by Comptroller General 
and Contract Audit, in all correspondence.

    Dated: February 26, 2010.
Al Matera,
Director, Acquisition Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 2010-4590 Filed 3-4-10; 8:45 am]
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