Submission for OMB Review; Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions, 27648 [2011-11609]

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[FR Doc. 2011–11686 Filed 5–11–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6750–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–00XX; Docket No. 2011–0079; Sequence 14] Submission for OMB Review; Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding a new OMB information clearance. AGENCY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a new information collection requirement regarding Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions. 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 wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:49 May 11, 2011 Jkt 223001 respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before June 13, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–00XX, Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘Information Collection 9000– 00XX’’, Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions under the heading ‘‘Enter Keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search’’. Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 9000– 00XX’’, Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000– 00XX’’, Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions on your attached document. • Fax: 202–501–4067. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20417. ATTN: Hada Flowers/IC 9000–00XX. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–00XX, Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions, 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. Anthony Robinson, Procurement Analyst, Acquisition Policy Division, at telephone (202) 501–2658 or via e-mail to Anthony.robinson@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose This is a request for a new information collection requirement concerning the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number 9000–00XX, FAR Case 2008–025, Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions, (Final Rule). Section 841(a) requires the PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy to develop and issue a standard policy to prevent personal conflicts of interest by contractor employees performing acquisition functions closely associated with inherently governmental functions, and an associated personal conflicts-of-interest clause or set of clauses. Under the final rule, contractors are required to notify contracting officers whenever they become aware of any personal conflict-of-interest violations by a covered employee. The objective of the notification requirement is to emphasize the critical importance of integrity in contracting and reduce the occurrence of personal conflict-ofinterest violations by contractor employees performing acquisitionrelated functions. In addition, contractors have the opportunity, in exceptional circumstances, to request mitigation or waiver of the personal conflict-ofinterest standards. The information is used by the Government to evaluate the requested mitigation/waiver. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 460. Responses per Respondent: 1. Hours per Response: 4. Total Burden Hours: 1,840. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Branch (MVCB), 1275 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20417, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–00XX, Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions, in all correspondence. Dated: May 6, 2011. Millisa Gary, Acting Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. 2011–11609 Filed 5–11–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee; Notice of Establishment Pursuant to Public Law 111–347 (The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App), the Director, E:\FR\FM\12MYN1.SGM 12MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-00XX; Docket No. 2011-0079; Sequence 14]


Submission for OMB Review; Preventing Personal Conflicts of 
Interest for Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions

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

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 (44 U.S.C. 
chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) will be submitting to 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and 
approve a new information collection requirement regarding Preventing 
Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor Employees Performing 
Acquisition Functions.
    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 13, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-
00XX, Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor 
Employees Performing Acquisition Functions by any of the following 
methods:
     Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov. Submit 
comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ``Information 
Collection 9000-00XX'', Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for 
Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions under the heading 
``Enter Keyword or ID'' and selecting ``Search''. Select the link 
``Submit a Comment'' that corresponds with ``Information Collection 
9000-00XX'', Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor 
Employees Performing Acquisition Functions. Follow the instructions 
provided at the ``Submit a Comment'' screen. Please include your name, 
company name (if any), and ``Information Collection 9000-00XX'', 
Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor Employees 
Performing Acquisition Functions on your attached document.
     Fax: 202-501-4067.
     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20417. ATTN: 
Hada Flowers/IC 9000-00XX.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 9000-00XX, Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for 
Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions, 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. Anthony Robinson, Procurement 
Analyst, Acquisition Policy Division, at telephone (202) 501-2658 or 
via e-mail to Anthony.robinson@gsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    This is a request for a new information collection requirement 
concerning the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number 
9000-00XX, FAR Case 2008-025, Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest 
for Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions, (Final 
Rule). Section 841(a) requires the Administrator for Federal 
Procurement Policy to develop and issue a standard policy to prevent 
personal conflicts of interest by contractor employees performing 
acquisition functions closely associated with inherently governmental 
functions, and an associated personal conflicts-of-interest clause or 
set of clauses.
    Under the final rule, contractors are required to notify 
contracting officers whenever they become aware of any personal 
conflict-of-interest violations by a covered employee. The objective of 
the notification requirement is to emphasize the critical importance of 
integrity in contracting and reduce the occurrence of personal 
conflict-of-interest violations by contractor employees performing 
acquisition-related functions.
    In addition, contractors have the opportunity, in exceptional 
circumstances, to request mitigation or waiver of the personal 
conflict-of-interest standards. The information is used by the 
Government to evaluate the requested mitigation/waiver.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 460.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Hours per Response: 4.
    Total Burden Hours: 1,840.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Branch (MVCB), 1275 First 
Street, NE., Washington, DC 20417, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please 
cite OMB Control No. 9000-00XX, Preventing Personal Conflicts of 
Interest for Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions, in 
all correspondence.

    Dated: May 6, 2011.
Millisa Gary,
Acting Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy.
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