Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Part 211, Describing Agency Needs, 20825 [2010-9139]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 76 / Wednesday, April 21, 2010 / Notices Dated: April 16, 2010. David A. Stawick, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 2010–9372 Filed 4–19–10; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6351–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [OMB Control Number 0704–0398] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Part 211, Describing Agency Needs erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension of an approved information collection requirement. SUMMARY: In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection requirement for use through December 31, 2010. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for these collections to expire three years after the approval date. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by June 21, 2010. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0398, using any of the following methods: Æ Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Æ E-mail: dfars@acq.osd.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0398 in the subject line of the message. Æ Fax: 703–602–0350. VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:33 Apr 20, 2010 Jkt 220001 Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Meredith Murphy, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B855, Washington, DC 20301–3060. Æ Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Meredith Murphy, 703–602–1302. The information collection requirements addressed in this notice are available electronically on the World Wide Web at: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dp/dars/ dfars.html. Paper copies are available from Ms. Meredith Murphy, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B855, Washington, DC 20301–3060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 211, Describing Agency Needs, and the associated clauses at DFARS 252.211– 7004, Alternate Preservation, Packaging, and Packing; and 252.211–7005, Substitutions for Military or Federal Specifications and Standards; OMB Control Number 0704–0398. Information collection requirements and approvals for the clause at DFARS 252.211–7006, Radio Frequency Identification, are addressed separately under Control Number 0704–0434. Information collection requirements and approvals for the clause at DFARS 252.211–7007, Reporting of Government-Furnished Equipment in the DoD Item Unique Identification (IUID) Registry, are addressed separately under Control Number 0704–0246. Needs and Uses: This information collection permits offerors to— • Propose alternatives to military preservation, packaging, or packing specifications. DoD uses the information to evaluate and award contracts using commercial or industrial preservation, packaging, or packing if the offeror chooses to propose such alternates. • Propose Single Process Initiative (SPI) processes as alternatives to military or Federal specifications and standards cited in DoD solicitations for previously developed items. DoD uses the information to verify Government acceptance of an SPI process as a valid replacement for a military or Federal specification or standard. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Annual Burden Hours: 2,326. Number of Respondents: 675. Responses per Respondent: approximately 2.6. Annual Responses: 1,763. PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20825 Average Burden per Response: approximately 11⁄3 hours. Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection DFARS Part 211 and the clauses at DFARS 252.211–7004 and 252.211– 7005 are required for DoD contractors and subcontractors to propose— (a) Alternatives to military preservation, packaging, or packing specifications; and/or (b) Single Process Initiative (SPI) processes in lieu of military or Federal specifications. The provision at DFARS 252.211– 7004, Alternate Preservation, Packaging, and Packing, is used in solicitations that include military preservation, packaging, or packing specifications when it may be feasible for DoD to evaluate and award using commercial or industrial preservation, packaging, or packing. If the offeror chooses to propose alternate preservation, packaging, or packing, the provision requires the offeror to submit information sufficient to allow evaluation of the proposed commercial or industrial preservation, packaging, or packing. The clause at DFARS 252.211–7005, Substitutions for Military or Federal Specifications and Standards, is used in solicitations and contracts for previously developed items. The clause encourages offerors to propose management or manufacturing processes, if previously accepted by DoD under the Single Process Initiative (SPI) program, as alternatives to military or Federal specifications and standards cited in the solicitation. Ynette R. Shelkin, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2010–9139 Filed 4–20–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–08–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [OMB Control Number 0704–0332] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; DoD Pilot Mentor-Protege Program AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension of an approved information collection requirement. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[OMB Control Number 0704-0398]


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement; Part 211, Describing Agency Needs

AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense 
(DoD).

ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension 
of an approved information collection requirement.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), DoD announces the 
proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and 
seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments 
on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the 
information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways 
to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information 
collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection 
requirement for use through December 31, 2010. DoD proposes that OMB 
extend its approval for these collections to expire three years after 
the approval date.

DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by June 21, 2010.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0398, using any of the following methods:
    [cir] Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    [cir] E-mail: dfars@acq.osd.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704-
0398 in the subject line of the message.
    [cir] Fax: 703-602-0350.
    [cir] Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. 
Meredith Murphy, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 
3B855, Washington, DC 20301-3060.
    [cir] Comments received generally will be posted without change to 
http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information 
provided.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Meredith Murphy, 703-602-1302. The 
information collection requirements addressed in this notice are 
available electronically on the World Wide Web at: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dp/dars/dfars.html. Paper copies are available from Ms. 
Meredith Murphy, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 
3B855, Washington, DC 20301-3060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 211, Describing Agency Needs, and 
the associated clauses at DFARS 252.211-7004, Alternate Preservation, 
Packaging, and Packing; and 252.211-7005, Substitutions for Military or 
Federal Specifications and Standards; OMB Control Number 0704-0398. 
Information collection requirements and approvals for the clause at 
DFARS 252.211-7006, Radio Frequency Identification, are addressed 
separately under Control Number 0704-0434. Information collection 
requirements and approvals for the clause at DFARS 252.211-7007, 
Reporting of Government-Furnished Equipment in the DoD Item Unique 
Identification (IUID) Registry, are addressed separately under Control 
Number 0704-0246.
    Needs and Uses: This information collection permits offerors to--
     Propose alternatives to military preservation, packaging, 
or packing specifications. DoD uses the information to evaluate and 
award contracts using commercial or industrial preservation, packaging, 
or packing if the offeror chooses to propose such alternates.
     Propose Single Process Initiative (SPI) processes as 
alternatives to military or Federal specifications and standards cited 
in DoD solicitations for previously developed items. DoD uses the 
information to verify Government acceptance of an SPI process as a 
valid replacement for a military or Federal specification or standard.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Annual Burden Hours: 2,326.
    Number of Respondents: 675.
    Responses per Respondent: approximately 2.6.
    Annual Responses: 1,763.
    Average Burden per Response: approximately 1\1/3\ hours.
    Frequency: On occasion.

Summary of Information Collection

    DFARS Part 211 and the clauses at DFARS 252.211-7004 and 252.211-
7005 are required for DoD contractors and subcontractors to propose--
    (a) Alternatives to military preservation, packaging, or packing 
specifications; and/or
    (b) Single Process Initiative (SPI) processes in lieu of military 
or Federal specifications.
    The provision at DFARS 252.211-7004, Alternate Preservation, 
Packaging, and Packing, is used in solicitations that include military 
preservation, packaging, or packing specifications when it may be 
feasible for DoD to evaluate and award using commercial or industrial 
preservation, packaging, or packing. If the offeror chooses to propose 
alternate preservation, packaging, or packing, the provision requires 
the offeror to submit information sufficient to allow evaluation of the 
proposed commercial or industrial preservation, packaging, or packing.
    The clause at DFARS 252.211-7005, Substitutions for Military or 
Federal Specifications and Standards, is used in solicitations and 
contracts for previously developed items. The clause encourages 
offerors to propose management or manufacturing processes, if 
previously accepted by DoD under the Single Process Initiative (SPI) 
program, as alternatives to military or Federal specifications and 
standards cited in the solicitation.

Ynette R. Shelkin,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2010-9139 Filed 4-20-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 5001-08-P