Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Contract Financing, 29547-29548 [2010-12597]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 101 / Wednesday, May 26, 2010 / Notices Sandra L. Kusumoto, Director, Bureau of Certification and Licensing. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [FR Doc. 2010–12700 Filed 5–25–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6730–01–P NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION [Docket 2010–0083; Sequence 24; OMB Control No. 9000–0138] wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 Ocean Transportation Intermediary License Revocation The Federal Maritime Commission hereby gives notice that the following Ocean Transportation Intermediary licenses have been revoked pursuant to section 19 of the Shipping Act of 1984 (46 U.S.C. Chapter 409) and the regulations of the Commission pertaining to the licensing of Ocean Transportation Intermediaries, 46 CFR Part 515, effective on the corresponding date shown below: License Number: 016301NF. Name: Rical Air Express (Calif.) Inc. dba Rical Logistics. Address: 9800 S. 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[FR Doc. 2010–12675 Filed 5–25–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:16 May 25, 2010 Jkt 220001 Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Contract Financing 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 (9000–0138). 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 to a previously approved information collection requirement concerning contract financing. 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 July 26, 2010. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0138 by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0138’’ under the heading ‘‘Enter Keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search’’. Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0138’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0138’’ on your attached document. PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29547 • Fax: 202–501–4067. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405. ATTN: Hada Flowers/IC 9000–0138. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0138, 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. Edward Chambers, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Branch, GSA, (202) 501–4770 or e-mail Edward.chambers@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose The Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act (FASA) of 1994, Public Law 103– 355, provided authorities that streamlined the acquisition process and minimize burdensome Governmentunique requirements. Sections 2001 and 2051 of FASA substantially changed the statutory authorities for Government financing of contracts. Sections 2001(f) and 2051(e) provide specific authority for Government financing of purchases of commercial items, and sections 2001(b) and 2051(b) substantially revised the authority for Government financing of purchases of noncommercial items. Sections 2001(f) and 2051(e) provide specific authority for Government financing of purchases of commercial items. These paragraphs authorize the Government to provide contract financing with certain limitations. Sections 2001(b) and 2051(b) also amended the authority for Government financing of non-commercial purchases by authorizing financing on the basis of certain classes of measures of performance. To implement these changes, DoD, NASA, and GSA amended the FAR by revising Subparts 32.0, 32.1, and 32.5; by adding new Subparts 32.2 and 32.10; and by adding new clauses to 52.232. The coverage enables the Government to provide financing to assist in the performance of contracts for commercial items and provide financing for noncommercial items based on contractor performance. B. Annual Reporting Burden Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 2 hours per request for commercial financing and 2 hours per request for performance-based E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM 26MYN1 29548 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 101 / Wednesday, May 26, 2010 / Notices financing, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. The annual reporting burden for commercial financing is estimated as follows: Respondents: 1,000. Responses per Respondent: 5. Total Responses: 5,000. Hours per Response: 2. Total Burden Hours: 10,000. The annual reporting burden for performance-based financing is estimated as follows: Respondents: 500. Responses per Respondent: 12. Total Responses: 6,000. Hours per Response: 2. Total Burden Hours: 12,000. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCA), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0138, Contract Financing, in all correspondence. Dated: May 17, 2010. Edward Loeb, Acting Director, Acquisition Policy Division. [FR Doc. 2010–12597 Filed 5–25–10; 8:45 am] reliable and secure access to documents where and when they are needed. The system contains information related to unsolicited resumes from the public, suitability adjudication letters, training and warrant documents from GSA PBS employees, and other administrative employee documents such as telework agreements. Dated: May 14, 2010. Cheryl M. Paige, Director, Office of Information Management. SYSTEM NAME: GSA/PBS- 8 (Electronic Document Management System - EDMS) SYSTEM LOCATION: Public Buildings Service (PBS), Enterprise Service Center (ESC) in Chantilly, VA. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: Individuals covered by the system are employees and the individuals who submit unsolicited resumes to the Public Buildings Service. CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: The system contains information related to unsolicited resumes from the public, suitability adjudication letters, training and warrant documents for GSA PBS employees, and other administrative employee documents such as telecommute agreements. BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION PURPOSE: Chapter 31 of Title 44—Records Management by Federal Agencies (44 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.). Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of New System of Records AGENCY: General Services Administration SUMMARY: GSA proposes to establish a new system of records subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 552a. DATES: Effective Date: June 25, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Call or e-mail the GSA Privacy Act Officer: telephone 202–208–1317; e-mail gsa.privaccyact@gsa.gov. GSA Privacy Act Officer (CIB), General Services Administration, 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405. wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 ADDRESSES: GSA proposes to establish a new system of records subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a. The system will serve as a repository for GSA’s Public Buildings Service’s documents to reduce paper storage and provide SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:47 May 25, 2010 Jkt 220001 To establish and maintain an electronic system to serve as a repository for GSA’s PBS documents to reduce paper storage and provide reliable and secure access to documents where and when they are needed. ROUTINE USES OF THE SYSTEM RECORDS, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THEIR PURPOSES FOR USING THE SYSTEM. System information may be accessed and used by the employees who place the documents into the system (document owners), designated employees, and managers to store and access unsolicited resumes received from members of the public for job consideration; to maintain documentation of the completion of certain administrative processes such as suitability adjudication letters, training certificates, and warrant documents; and to maintain employee records not included in other systems such as telecommute agreements. Information from this system also may be disclosed as a routine use: PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 a. In any legal proceeding, where pertinent, to which GSA, a GSA employee, or the United States is a party before a court or administrative body. b. To a Federal, State, local or foreign agency responsible for investigating, prosecuting, enforcing, or carrying out a statute, rule, regulation, or order when GSA becomes aware of a violation or potential violation of civil or criminal law or regulation. c. To an appeal, grievance, hearing, or complaint examiner; an equal employment opportunity investigator, arbitrator, or mediator; and an exclusive representative or other person authorized to investigate or settle a grievance, complaint, or appeal filed by an individual who is the subject of the records. d. To the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) in accordance with their responsibility for evaluating Federal programs. e. To a member of Congress or his or her staff on behalf of and at the request of the individual who is the subject of the record. f. To an expert, consultant, or contractor of GSA in the performance of a Federal duty to which the information is relevant. g. To the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for records management purposes. h. To appropriate agencies, entities when (1) the Agency suspects or has confirmed that the security or confidentiality of information in the system of records has been compromised; (2) the Agency has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise there is a risk of harm to economic or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security or integrity or this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by GSA or another agency or entity) that rely upon the compromised information; and (3) the disclosure made to such agencies, entities, and persons is reasonably necessary to assist in conjunction with GSA’s efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, AND RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF SYTEM RECORDS: STORAGE: All records are stored electronically. E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM 26MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[Docket 2010-0083; Sequence 24; OMB Control No. 9000-0138]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Contract 
Financing

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 (9000-0138).

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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 to a previously approved information collection 
requirement concerning contract financing.
    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 July 26, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-
0138 by any of the following methods:
     Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov.
    Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting 
``Information Collection 9000-0138'' under the heading ``Enter Keyword 
or ID'' and selecting ``Search''. Select the link ``Submit a Comment'' 
that corresponds with ``Information Collection 9000-0138''. Follow the 
instructions provided at the ``Submit a Comment'' screen. Please 
include your name, company name (if any), and ``Information Collection 
9000-0138'' 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 9000-0138.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 9000-0138, 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. Edward Chambers, Procurement 
Analyst, Contract Policy Branch, GSA, (202) 501-4770 or e-mail 
Edward.chambers@gsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    The Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act (FASA) of 1994, Public Law 
103-355, provided authorities that streamlined the acquisition process 
and minimize burdensome Government-unique requirements. Sections 2001 
and 2051 of FASA substantially changed the statutory authorities for 
Government financing of contracts. Sections 2001(f) and 2051(e) provide 
specific authority for Government financing of purchases of commercial 
items, and sections 2001(b) and 2051(b) substantially revised the 
authority for Government financing of purchases of non-commercial 
items.
    Sections 2001(f) and 2051(e) provide specific authority for 
Government financing of purchases of commercial items. These paragraphs 
authorize the Government to provide contract financing with certain 
limitations.
    Sections 2001(b) and 2051(b) also amended the authority for 
Government financing of non-commercial purchases by authorizing 
financing on the basis of certain classes of measures of performance.
    To implement these changes, DoD, NASA, and GSA amended the FAR by 
revising Subparts 32.0, 32.1, and 32.5; by adding new Subparts 32.2 and 
32.10; and by adding new clauses to 52.232.
    The coverage enables the Government to provide financing to assist 
in the performance of contracts for commercial items and provide 
financing for non-commercial items based on contractor performance.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Public reporting burden for this collection of information is 
estimated to average 2 hours per request for commercial financing and 2 
hours per request for performance-based

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financing, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching 
existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and 
completing and reviewing the collection of information.
    The annual reporting burden for commercial financing is estimated 
as follows:
    Respondents: 1,000.
    Responses per Respondent: 5.
    Total Responses: 5,000.
    Hours per Response: 2.
    Total Burden Hours: 10,000.
    The annual reporting burden for performance-based financing is 
estimated as follows:
    Respondents: 500.
    Responses per Respondent: 12.
    Total Responses: 6,000.
    Hours per Response: 2.
    Total Burden Hours: 12,000.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCA), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 
4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB 
Control No. 9000-0138, Contract Financing, in all correspondence.

    Dated: May 17, 2010.
Edward Loeb,
Acting Director, Acquisition Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 2010-12597 Filed 5-25-10; 8:45 am]
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