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Download as PDF 60756 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 190 / Friday, October 1, 2010 / Notices GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 3090–00XX; Docket No. 2010–0002; Sequence 23] Information Collection; OMB Control No. 3090–00XX; Reporting and Use of Information Concerning Integrity and Performance of Recipients of Grants and Cooperative Agreements Office of Technology Strategy/ Office of Governmentwide Policy, General Services Administration (GSA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding a new OMB information clearance. AGENCY: 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 emergency new information collection requirement regarding the Reporting and Use of Information Concerning Integrity and Performance of Recipients of Grants and Cooperative Agreements. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the Reporting and Use of Information Concerning Integrity and Performance of Recipients of Grants and Cooperative Agreements, 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 November 30, 2010. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 3090–00XX, Reporting and Use of Information Concerning Integrity and Performance of Recipients of Grants and Cooperative Agreements by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘Information Collection 3090–XXXX, Reporting and Use of Information Concerning Integrity and Performance of Recipients of Grants and Cooperative Agreements’’ under the heading ‘‘Enter emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Sep 30, 2010 Jkt 220001 Keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search’’. Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 3090–XXXX, Reporting and Use of Information Concerning Integrity and Performance of Recipients of Grants and Cooperative Agreements’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 3090–XXXX, Reporting and Use of Information Concerning Integrity and Performance of Recipients of Grants and Cooperative Agreements’’ 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 3090–XXXX. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 3090–XXXX, Reporting and Use of Information Concerning Integrity and Performance of Recipients of Grants and Cooperative Agreements, 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: Ms. Janice Miller, Program Analyst, Office of Technology Strategy/Office of Governmentwide Policy, at jan.miller@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose This information collection is necessary in order to comply with section 872 of the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act of 2009, Public Law 110–417, as amended by Public Law 111–212, hereafter referred to as ‘‘the Act.’’ The Act requires GSA to establish and maintain a database of information regarding the integrity and performance of certain entities awarded Federal grants and contracts and use of the information by Federal officials making awards. OMB proposed implementing guidance for grants and cooperative agreements on February 18, 2010 (75 FR 7315). That guidance is in the process of being finalized. The proposed guidance requires appropriate Federal officials to report on terminations of awards due to material failure to comply with award terms and conditions; administrative agreements with entities to resolve suspension or debarment proceedings; and findings that entities were not qualified to receive awards. 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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 3090-00XX; Docket No. 2010-0002; Sequence 23]


Information Collection; OMB Control No. 3090-00XX; Reporting and 
Use of Information Concerning Integrity and Performance of Recipients 
of Grants and Cooperative Agreements

AGENCY: Office of Technology Strategy/Office of Governmentwide Policy, 
General Services Administration (GSA).

ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding a new OMB 
information 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 emergency new information collection requirement regarding 
the Reporting and Use of Information Concerning Integrity and 
Performance of Recipients of Grants and Cooperative Agreements.
    Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
functions of the Reporting and Use of Information Concerning Integrity 
and Performance of Recipients of Grants and Cooperative Agreements, 
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 November 30, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 3090-
00XX, Reporting and Use of Information Concerning Integrity and 
Performance of Recipients of Grants and Cooperative Agreements by any 
of the following methods:
     Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov.
    Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting 
``Information Collection 3090-XXXX, Reporting and Use of Information 
Concerning Integrity and Performance of Recipients of Grants and 
Cooperative Agreements'' under the heading ``Enter Keyword or ID'' and 
selecting ``Search''. Select the link ``Submit a Comment'' that 
corresponds with ``Information Collection 3090-XXXX, Reporting and Use 
of Information Concerning Integrity and Performance of Recipients of 
Grants and Cooperative Agreements''. Follow the instructions provided 
at the ``Submit a Comment'' screen. Please include your name, company 
name (if any), and ``Information Collection 3090-XXXX, Reporting and 
Use of Information Concerning Integrity and Performance of Recipients 
of Grants and Cooperative Agreements'' 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 3090-XXXX.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 3090-XXXX, Reporting and Use of Information Concerning 
Integrity and Performance of Recipients of Grants and Cooperative 
Agreements, 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: Ms. Janice Miller, Program Analyst, 
Office of Technology Strategy/Office of Governmentwide Policy, at 
jan.miller@gsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    This information collection is necessary in order to comply with 
section 872 of the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act of 
2009, Public Law 110-417, as amended by Public Law 111-212, hereafter 
referred to as ``the Act.'' The Act requires GSA to establish and 
maintain a database of information regarding the integrity and 
performance of certain entities awarded Federal grants and contracts 
and use of the information by Federal officials making awards. OMB 
proposed implementing guidance for grants and cooperative agreements on 
February 18, 2010 (75 FR 7315). That guidance is in the process of 
being finalized. The proposed guidance requires appropriate Federal 
officials to report on terminations of awards due to material failure 
to comply with award terms and conditions; administrative agreements 
with entities to resolve suspension or debarment proceedings; and 
findings that entities were not qualified to receive awards. Through a 
new award term, each recipient would provide information about certain 
civil, criminal, and administrative proceedings that reached final 
disposition within the most recent five-year period and were connected 
with the award or performance of a Federal or State award. As section 
872 requires, an entity also would be able to submit comments to the 
data system about any information that the system contains about the 
entity.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

Initial Response

    Respondents: 11,500.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Total Annual Responses: 11,500.
    Hours per Response: .1.
    Total Response Burden Hours: 1,150.

Additional Response

    Respondents: 1,600.
    Responses Per Respondent: 2.
    Total Annual Responses: 3,200.
    Hours Per Response: .5.
    Total Response Burden Hours: 1,600.
    Recordkeeping Hours: 160,000.
    Total Burden Hours: 162,750.
    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. 3090-XXXX, Reporting and Use of Information Concerning 
Integrity and Performance of Recipients of Grants and Cooperative 
Agreements, in all correspondence.

    Dated: September 24, 2010.
Casey Coleman,
Chief Information Officer.
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