Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; DFARS Part 247, Transportation (OMB Control Number 0704-0245), 68331-68333 [2010-28032]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 214 / Friday, November 5, 2010 / Notices 0704–0272, using any of the following methods: o Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘OMB Control Number 0704– 0272’’ under the heading ‘‘Enter keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search.’’ Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘OMB Control Number 0704–0272’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘OMB Control Number 0704–0272’’ on your attached document. Æ E-mail: dfars@osd.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0272 in the subject line of the message. Æ Fax: (703) 602–0350. Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Jennifer Abi-Najm, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), Room 3B855, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3060. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check http://www.regulations.gov approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting (except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jennifer Abi-Najm, (703) 602–0131. The information collection requirements addressed in this notice are available on the World Wide Web at: http:// www.regulations.gov. Paper copies are available from Ms. Jennifer Abi-Najm, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), Room 3B855, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 223, Occupational Safety and Drug-Free Work Force, and related clauses in DFARS 252.223; OMB Control Number 0704–0272. Needs and Uses: This information collection requires that an offeror or contractor submit information to DoD in response to DFARS solicitation provisions and contract clauses relating to occupational safety. DoD contracting officers use this information to— Æ Verify compliance with requirements for labeling of hazardous materials; Æ Ensure contractor compliance and monitor subcontractor compliance with DoD 4145.26–M, DoD Contractors’ Safety Manual for Ammunition and Explosives, and minimize risk of mishaps; VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:16 Nov 04, 2010 Jkt 223001 Æ Identify the place of performance of all ammunition and explosives work; and Æ Ensure contractor compliance and monitor subcontractor compliance with DoD 5100.76–M, Physical Security of Sensitive Conventional Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives. In addition, this information collection requires DoD contractors to maintain records regarding drug-free work force programs provided to contractor employees. The information is used to ensure reasonable efforts to eliminate the unlawful use of controlled substances by contractor employees. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Annual Burden Hours: 989,544 (9,448 response + 980,096 recordkeeping). Number of Respondents: 1,519. Responses per Respondent: Approximately 9. Annual Responses: 13,507. Average Burden per Response: .7 hours. Frequency: On occasion. Number of recordkeepers: 18,012. Average Annual Burden per Recordkeeper: 54.4 hours. Summary of Information Collection This information collection includes the following requirements: 1. DFARS 252.223–7001, Hazard Warning Labels. Paragraph (c) requires all offerors to list which hazardous materials will be labeled in accordance with certain statutory requirements instead of the Hazard Communication Standard. Paragraph (d) requires only the apparently successful offeror to submit, before award, a copy of the hazard warning label for all hazardous materials not listed in paragraph (c) of the clause. 2. DFARS 252.223–7002, Safety Precautions for Ammunition and Explosives. Paragraph (c)(2) requires the contractor, within 30 days of notification of noncompliance with DoD 4145.26–M, to notify the contracting officer of actions taken to correct the noncompliance. Paragraph (d)(1) requires the contractor to notify the contracting officer immediately of any mishaps involving ammunition or explosives. Paragraph (d)(3) requires the contractor to submit a written report of the investigation of the mishap to the contracting officer. Paragraph (g)(4) requires the contractor to notify the contracting officer before placing a subcontract for ammunition or explosives. 3. DFARS 252.223–7003, Changes in Place of Performance—Ammunition and Explosives. Paragraph (a) requires the offeror to identify, in the ‘‘Place of PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68331 Performance’’ provision of the solicitation, the place of performance of all ammunition and explosives work covered by the Safety Precautions for Ammunition and Explosives clause of the solicitation. Paragraphs (b) and (c) require the offeror or contractor to obtain written permission from the contracting officer before changing the place of performance after the date set for receipt of offers or after contract award. 4. DFARS 252.223–7007, Safeguarding Sensitive Conventional Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives. Paragraph (e) requires the contractor to notify the cognizant Defense Security Service field office within 10 days after award of any subcontract involving sensitive conventional arms, ammunition, and explosives within the scope of DoD 5100.76–M. 5. DFARS Section 223.570, Drug-free work force, and the associated clause at DFARS 252.223–7004, Drug-Free Work Force, require that DoD contractors institute and maintain programs for achieving the objective of a drug-free work force, but do not require contractors to submit information to the Government. This information collection requirement reflects the public burden of maintaining records related to a drug-free work force program. Ynette R. Shelkin, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2010–28024 Filed 11–4–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–08–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; DFARS Part 247, Transportation (OMB Control Number 0704–0245) Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension of an approved information collection requirement. AGENCY: 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) SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05NON1.SGM 05NON1 mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 68332 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 214 / Friday, November 5, 2010 / Notices 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 under Control Number 0704–0245 for use through April 30, 2011. Also included in this submission is the related requirement previously approved under OMB Control Number 0704–0445 that expires on December 31, 2011. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for both requirements under Control Number 0704–0245 for use for three additional years. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by January 4, 2011. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0245, using any of the following methods: Æ Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘OMB Control Number 0704– 0245’’ under the heading ‘‘Enter keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search.’’ Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘OMB Control Number 0704–0245’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘OMB Control Number 0704–0245’’ on your attached document. Æ E-mail: dfars@osd.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0245 in the subject line of the message. Æ Fax: 703–602–0350. Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Mary Overstreet, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), Room 3B855, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3060. Æ Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check http://www.regulations.gov approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting (except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Mary Overstreet, 703–602–0311. The VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:16 Nov 04, 2010 Jkt 223001 information collection requirements addressed in this notice are available on the World Wide Web at: http:// www.regulations.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 247, Transportation, and related clauses at DFARS 252.247; OMB Control Number 0704–0245. Needs and Uses: DoD contracting officers use this information to verify that prospective contractors have adequate insurance prior to award of stevedoring contracts; to provide appropriate price adjustments to stevedoring contracts; and to assist the Maritime Administration in monitoring compliance with requirements for use of U.S.-flag vessels in accordance with the Cargo Preference Act of 1904 (10 U.S.C. 2631). Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Annual Burden Hours: 150,136. Number of Respondents: 60,415. Responses per Respondent: Approximately 8. Annual Responses: 465,857. Average Burden per Response: .32 hours. Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection The clause at DFARS 252.247–7000, Hardship Conditions, is prescribed at DFARS 247.270–4(a) for use in all solicitations and contracts for the acquisition of stevedoring services. Paragraph (a) of the clause requires the contractor to notify the contracting officer of unusual conditions associated with loading or unloading a particular cargo, for potential adjustment of contract labor rates; and to submit any associated request for price adjustment to the contracting officer within 10 working days of the vessel sailing time. The clause at DFARS 252.247–7001, Price Adjustment, is prescribed at DFARS 247.270–4(b) for use in solicitations and contracts when using sealed bidding to acquire stevedoring services. Paragraphs (b) and (c) of the clause require the contractor to notify the contracting officer of certain changes in the wage rates or benefits that apply to its direct labor employees. Paragraph (g) of the clause requires the contractor to include with its final invoice a statement that the contractor has experienced no decreases in rates of pay for labor or has notified the contracting officer of all such decreases. The clause at DFARS 252.247–7002, Revision of Prices, is prescribed at DFARS 247.270–4(c) for use in PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 solicitations and contracts when using negotiation to acquire stevedoring services. Paragraph (c) of the clause provides that, at any time, either the contracting officer or the contractor may deliver to the other a written demand that the parties negotiate to revise the prices under the contract. Paragraph (d) of the clause requires that, if either party makes such a demand, the contractor must submit relevant data upon which to base negotiations. The clause at DFARS 252.247–7007, Liability and Insurance, is prescribed at DFARS 247.270–4(g) for use in all solicitations and contracts for the acquisition of stevedoring services. Paragraph (f) of the clause requires the contractor to furnish the contracting officer with satisfactory evidence of insurance. The provision at DFARS 252.247– 7022, Representation of Extent of Transportation by Sea, is prescribed at DFARS 247.574(a) for use in all solicitations except those for direct purchase of ocean transportation services or those with an anticipated value at or below the simplified acquisition threshold. Paragraph (b) of the provision requires the offeror to represent whether or not it anticipates that supplies will be transported by sea in the performance of any contract or subcontract resulting from the solicitation. The clause at DFARS 252.247–7023, Transportation of Supplies by Sea, is prescribed at DFARS 247.574(b) for use in all solicitations and contracts except those for direct purchase of ocean transportation services. The clause is used with its Alternate III in solicitations and contracts with an anticipated value at or below the simplified acquisition threshold. Paragraph (d) of the clause requires the contractor to submit any requests for use of other than U.S.-flag vessels in writing to the contracting officer. Paragraph (e) of the clause requires the contractor to submit one copy of the rated on board vessel operating carrier’s ocean bill of lading. Paragraph (f) of the clause requires the contractor to represent, with its final invoice, that: (1) No ocean transportation was used in the performance of the contract; (2) only U.S.-flag vessels were used for all ocean shipments under the contract; (3) the contractor had the written consent of the contracting officer for all non-U.S.flag ocean transportation; or (4) shipments were made on non-U.S.flag vessels without the written consent of the contracting officer. Contractors must flow down these requirements to noncommercial subcontracts and certain types of commercial subcontracts. E:\FR\FM\05NON1.SGM 05NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 214 / Friday, November 5, 2010 / Notices Subcontracts at or below the simplified acquisition threshold are excluded from the requirements of paragraph (f) of the clause. The clause at DFARS 252.247–7024, Notification of Transportation of Supplies by Sea, is prescribed at DFARS 247.574(c) for use in all contracts, for which the offeror represented, by completion of the provision at DFARS 252.247–7022, that it did not anticipate transporting any supplies by sea in performance of the contract. Paragraph (a) of the clause requires the contractor to notify the contracting officer if the contractor learns after award of the contract that supplies will be transported by sea. The clause at DFARS 252.247–7026, Evaluation Preference for Use of Domestic Shipyards—Applicable to Acquisition of Carriage by Vessel for DoD Cargo in the Coastwise or Noncontiguous Trade, is prescribed at DFARS 247.574(e) in solicitations that require a covered vessel for carriage of cargo for DoD. Paragraph (c) of the clause requires the offeror to provide information with its offer, addressing all covered vessels for which overhaul, repair, and maintenance work has been performed during the period covering the current calendar year, up to the date of proposal submission, and the preceding four calendar years. Ynette R. Shelkin, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2010–28032 Filed 11–4–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–08–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; DFARS Appendix F, Material Inspection and Receiving Report (OMB Control Number 0704–0248) Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension of an approved information collection requirement. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:16 Nov 04, 2010 Jkt 223001 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 April 30, 2011. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for three additional years. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by January 4, 2011. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0248, using any of the following methods: Æ Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘OMB Control Number 0704– 0248’’ under the heading ‘‘Enter keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search.’’ Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘OMB Control Number 0704–0248’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘OMB Control Number 0704–0248’’ on your attached document. Æ E-mail: dfars@osd.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0248 in the subject line of the message. Æ Fax: 703–602–0350. Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Mary Overstreet, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B855, Washington, DC 20301–3060. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment, please check http://www.regulations.gov approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting, except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Mary Overstreet, 703–602–0311. The information collection requirements addressed in this notice are available on the World Wide Web at: http:// www.regulations.gov. Paper copies are available from Ms. Mary Overstreet, PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68333 OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B855, Washington, DC 20301–3060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Appendix F, Material Inspection and Receiving Report; DD Form 250, DD Form 250c, DD form 250–1; OMB Control Number 0704–0248. Needs and Uses: The collection of this information is necessary to process the shipping and receipt of materials and payment to contractors under DoD contracts. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Annual Burden Hours: 166,528. Number of Respondents: 21,220. Responses per Respondent: Approximately 190. Annual Responses: 4,036,000. Average Burden per Response: About 2.5 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection This information collection includes the requirements of DFARS Appendix F, Material Inspection and Receiving Report; the related clause at DFARS 252.246–7000, Material Inspection and Receiving Report; and DD Forms 250, 250c, and 250–1. The clause at DFARS 252.246–7000 is used in contracts that require separate and distinct deliverables. The clause requires the contractor to prepare and furnish to the Government a material inspection and receiving report (DD Form 250) in a manner and to the extent required by DFARS Appendix F. The contractor submits the information by using the Wide Area WorkFlow electronic form. The information is required for material inspection and acceptance, shipping, and payment. Ynette R. Shelkin, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2010–28030 Filed 11–4–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY Notice of Availability of a Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for the Growth, Realignment, and Stationing of Army Aviation Assets Department of the Army, DoD. Notice of availability. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of the Army announces the availability of the Draft SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05NON1.SGM 05NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement; DFARS Part 247, Transportation (OMB Control 
Number 0704-0245)

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)

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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 under Control Number 0704-0245 for 
use through April 30, 2011. Also included in this submission is the 
related requirement previously approved under OMB Control Number 0704-
0445 that expires on December 31, 2011. DoD proposes that OMB extend 
its approval for both requirements under Control Number 0704-0245 for 
use for three additional years.

DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by January 4, 2011.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0245, using any of the following methods:
    [cir] Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov. Submit comments 
via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ``OMB Control Number 
0704-0245'' under the heading ``Enter keyword or ID'' and selecting 
``Search.'' Select the link ``Submit a Comment'' that corresponds with 
``OMB Control Number 0704-0245''. Follow the instructions provided at 
the ``Submit a Comment'' screen. Please include your name, company name 
(if any), and ``OMB Control Number 0704-0245'' on your attached 
document.
    [cir] E-mail: dfars@osd.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704-0245 
in the subject line of the message.
    [cir] Fax: 703-602-0350.
    [cir] Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Mary 
Overstreet, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), Room 3B855, 3060 Defense Pentagon, 
Washington, DC 20301-3060.
    [cir] Comments received generally will be posted without change to 
http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information 
provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check http://www.regulations.gov approximately two to three days after submission to 
verify posting (except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted 
by mail).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Mary Overstreet, 703-602-0311. The 
information collection requirements addressed in this notice are 
available on the World Wide Web at: http://www.regulations.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation 
Supplement (DFARS) Part 247, Transportation, and related clauses at 
DFARS 252.247; OMB Control Number 0704-0245.
    Needs and Uses: DoD contracting officers use this information to 
verify that prospective contractors have adequate insurance prior to 
award of stevedoring contracts; to provide appropriate price 
adjustments to stevedoring contracts; and to assist the Maritime 
Administration in monitoring compliance with requirements for use of 
U.S.-flag vessels in accordance with the Cargo Preference Act of 1904 
(10 U.S.C. 2631).
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Annual Burden Hours: 150,136.
    Number of Respondents: 60,415.
    Responses per Respondent: Approximately 8.
    Annual Responses: 465,857.
    Average Burden per Response: .32 hours.
    Frequency: On occasion.

Summary of Information Collection

    The clause at DFARS 252.247-7000, Hardship Conditions, is 
prescribed at DFARS 247.270-4(a) for use in all solicitations and 
contracts for the acquisition of stevedoring services. Paragraph (a) of 
the clause requires the contractor to notify the contracting officer of 
unusual conditions associated with loading or unloading a particular 
cargo, for potential adjustment of contract labor rates; and to submit 
any associated request for price adjustment to the contracting officer 
within 10 working days of the vessel sailing time.
    The clause at DFARS 252.247-7001, Price Adjustment, is prescribed 
at DFARS 247.270-4(b) for use in solicitations and contracts when using 
sealed bidding to acquire stevedoring services. Paragraphs (b) and (c) 
of the clause require the contractor to notify the contracting officer 
of certain changes in the wage rates or benefits that apply to its 
direct labor employees. Paragraph (g) of the clause requires the 
contractor to include with its final invoice a statement that the 
contractor has experienced no decreases in rates of pay for labor or 
has notified the contracting officer of all such decreases.
    The clause at DFARS 252.247-7002, Revision of Prices, is prescribed 
at DFARS 247.270-4(c) for use in solicitations and contracts when using 
negotiation to acquire stevedoring services. Paragraph (c) of the 
clause provides that, at any time, either the contracting officer or 
the contractor may deliver to the other a written demand that the 
parties negotiate to revise the prices under the contract. Paragraph 
(d) of the clause requires that, if either party makes such a demand, 
the contractor must submit relevant data upon which to base 
negotiations.
    The clause at DFARS 252.247-7007, Liability and Insurance, is 
prescribed at DFARS 247.270-4(g) for use in all solicitations and 
contracts for the acquisition of stevedoring services. Paragraph (f) of 
the clause requires the contractor to furnish the contracting officer 
with satisfactory evidence of insurance.
    The provision at DFARS 252.247-7022, Representation of Extent of 
Transportation by Sea, is prescribed at DFARS 247.574(a) for use in all 
solicitations except those for direct purchase of ocean transportation 
services or those with an anticipated value at or below the simplified 
acquisition threshold. Paragraph (b) of the provision requires the 
offeror to represent whether or not it anticipates that supplies will 
be transported by sea in the performance of any contract or subcontract 
resulting from the solicitation.
    The clause at DFARS 252.247-7023, Transportation of Supplies by 
Sea, is prescribed at DFARS 247.574(b) for use in all solicitations and 
contracts except those for direct purchase of ocean transportation 
services. The clause is used with its Alternate III in solicitations 
and contracts with an anticipated value at or below the simplified 
acquisition threshold. Paragraph (d) of the clause requires the 
contractor to submit any requests for use of other than U.S.-flag 
vessels in writing to the contracting officer. Paragraph (e) of the 
clause requires the contractor to submit one copy of the rated on board 
vessel operating carrier's ocean bill of lading. Paragraph (f) of the 
clause requires the contractor to represent, with its final invoice, 
that: (1) No ocean transportation was used in the performance of the 
contract; (2) only U.S.-flag vessels were used for all ocean shipments 
under the contract; (3) the contractor had the written consent of the 
contracting officer for all non-U.S.-flag ocean transportation; or (4) 
shipments were made on non-U.S.-flag vessels without the written 
consent of the contracting officer. Contractors must flow down these 
requirements to noncommercial subcontracts and certain types of 
commercial subcontracts.

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Subcontracts at or below the simplified acquisition threshold are 
excluded from the requirements of paragraph (f) of the clause.
    The clause at DFARS 252.247-7024, Notification of Transportation of 
Supplies by Sea, is prescribed at DFARS 247.574(c) for use in all 
contracts, for which the offeror represented, by completion of the 
provision at DFARS 252.247-7022, that it did not anticipate 
transporting any supplies by sea in performance of the contract. 
Paragraph (a) of the clause requires the contractor to notify the 
contracting officer if the contractor learns after award of the 
contract that supplies will be transported by sea.
    The clause at DFARS 252.247-7026, Evaluation Preference for Use of 
Domestic Shipyards--Applicable to Acquisition of Carriage by Vessel for 
DoD Cargo in the Coastwise or Noncontiguous Trade, is prescribed at 
DFARS 247.574(e) in solicitations that require a covered vessel for 
carriage of cargo for DoD. Paragraph (c) of the clause requires the 
offeror to provide information with its offer, addressing all covered 
vessels for which overhaul, repair, and maintenance work has been 
performed during the period covering the current calendar year, up to 
the date of proposal submission, and the preceding four calendar years.

Ynette R. Shelkin,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2010-28032 Filed 11-4-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 5001-08-P