Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit, 27782 [2010-11865]

Download as PDF 27782 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 95 / Tuesday, May 18, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0034; Docket 2010– 0083; Sequence 26] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for an extension to an existing OMB clearance. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: 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. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 75 FR 10268, on March 5, 2010. 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 June 17, 2010. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0034 by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘Information Collection 9000– 0034’’ under the heading ‘‘Enter Keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search’’. Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0034’’. Follow the VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:22 May 17, 2010 Jkt 220001 instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0034’’ on your attached document. • Fax: 202–501–4067. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405. Attn: Hada Flowers/IC 9000–0034. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0034, in all correspondence related to this collection. All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael O. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: May 10, 2010. Al Matera, Director, Acquisition Policy Division. [FR Doc. 2010–11865 Filed 5–17–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0090; Docket 2010– 0083; Sequence 16] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Rights in Data and Copyrights AGENCY: 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 rights in data and copyrights. A notice published in the Federal Register at 75 FR 13764, on March 23, 2010. 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 June 17, 2010. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0090 by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting E:\FR\FM\18MYN1.SGM 18MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0034; Docket 2010-0083; Sequence 26]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; 
Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit

AGENCY: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice of request for 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. A request for public comments was published 
in the Federal Register at 75 FR 10268, on March 5, 2010. 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 June 17, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-
0034 by any of the following methods:
     Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov. Submit 
comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ``Information 
Collection 9000-0034'' under the heading ``Enter Keyword or ID'' and 
selecting ``Search''. Select the link ``Submit a Comment'' that 
corresponds with ``Information Collection 9000-0034''. Follow the 
instructions provided at the ``Submit a Comment'' screen. Please 
include your name, company name (if any), and ``Information Collection 
9000-0034'' on your attached document.
     Fax: 202-501-4067.
     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (MVCB), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 
20405. Attn: Hada Flowers/IC 9000-0034.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 9000-0034, in all correspondence related to this collection. 
All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business 
confidential information provided.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael O. 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: May 10, 2010.
Al Matera,
Director, Acquisition Policy Division.
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