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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 223 / Friday, November 18, 2011 / Notices Office of the Secretary Department of Defense Wage Committee; Notice of Closed Meetings Department of Defense (DoD). Notice of closed meetings. AGENCY: ACTION: Pursuant to the provisions of section 10 of Public Law 92–463, the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that a closed meeting of the Department of Defense Wage Committee will be held. DATES: Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at 10 a.m. ADDRESSES: 1400 Key Boulevard, Level A, Room A101, Rosslyn, Virginia 22209. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Additional information concerning the meetings may be obtained by writing to the Chairman, Department of Defense Wage Committee, 4000 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–4000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the provisions of section 10(d) of Public Law 92–463, the Department of Defense has determined that the meetings meet the criteria to close meetings to the public because the matters to be considered are related to internal rules and practices of the Department of Defense and the detailed wage data to be considered were obtained from officials of private establishments with a guarantee that the data will be held in confidence. However, members of the public who may wish to do so are invited to submit material in writing to the chairman concerning matters believed to be deserving of the Committee’s attention. SUMMARY: Dated: November 15, 2011. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2011–29834 Filed 11–17–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket No. DARS–2011–0070–0002] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:44 Nov 17, 2011 Jkt 226001 Consideration will be given to all comments received by December 19, 2011. Title, Associated Forms and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 217, Special Contracting Methods, and related provision and clauses at DFARS 252.217–7012, Liability and Insurance; DFARS 252.217–7026, Identification of Sources of Supply; and 252.217–7028, Over and Above Work; OMB Control Number 0704–0214. Type of Request: Extension. Number of Respondents: 51,839. Responses per Respondent: Approximately 1.7. Annual Responses: 88,091. Average Burden per Response: Approximately 9.8 hours. Annual Burden Hours: 861,942. Needs and Uses: DFARS Part 217 prescribes policies and procedures for acquiring supplies and services by special contracting methods. Contracting officers use the required information as follows: The clause at DFARS 252.217–7012 is used in master agreements for repair and alteration of vessels. Contracting officers use the information required by paragraph (d) of the clause to determine that the contractor is adequately insured. This requirement supports prudent business practice, because it limits the Government’s liability as a related party to the work the contractor performs. Contracting officers use the information required by paragraphs (f) and (g) of the clause at DFARS 252.217– 7012 to keep informed of lost or damaged property for which the Government is liable, and to determine the appropriate course of action for replacement or repair of the property. Contracting officers use the information required by the provision at DFARS 252.217–7026 to identify the apparently successful offeror’s sources of supply so that competition can be enhanced in future acquisitions. This collection complies with 10 U.S.C. 2384, entitled ‘‘Supplies: Identification of supplier and sources,’’ which requires the contractor to identify the actual manufacturer or all sources of supply for supplies furnished under contract to DoD. Contracting officers use the information required by the clause at DFARS 252.217–7028 to determine the extent of ‘‘over and above’’ work before the work commences. This requirement allows the Government to review the need for pending work before the contractor begins performance. Contracting officers use the information required by DFARS 217.7004(a) where offerors shall state DATES: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71557 prices for the new items being acquired both with and without any exchange (trade-in allowance). Contracting officers use the information from DFARS 217.7404–3(b), to evaluate a contractor’s ‘‘qualifying proposal’’ in accordance with the definitization schedule. This requirement will require receipt of a qualifying proposal containing sufficient information for the DoD to do complete a meaningful analyses and audit of the information in the proposal, and any other information that the contracting officer has determined DoD needs to review in connection with the contract. Contracting officers use the information from 217.7505(d), where the offeror supply’s with its proposal, price, and quantity data on any Government orders for the replenishment part issued within the most recent 12 months. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for- profit institutions. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or maintain benefits. OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jasmeet Seehra. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Seehra at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following method: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number, and title for the Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other public submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact 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). DoD Clearance Officer: Ms. Patricia Toppings. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Toppings at WHS/ESD/ Information Management Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive, 2nd Floor, East E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1 71558 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 223 / Friday, November 18, 2011 / Notices Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. Mary Overstreet, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2011–29902 Filed 11–17–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket No. DARS 2011–0069–0002] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Requests for Equitable Adjustment (OMB Control Number 0704–0397) Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice and request for comments. 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) 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 for use through November 30, 2012. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by January 17, 2012. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0397, using any of the following methods: Æ Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Æ Email: dfars@osd.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0397 in the subject line of the message. Æ Fax: (703) 602–0350. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:44 Nov 17, 2011 Jkt 226001 Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Meredith Murphy, 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. Meredith Murphy, (703) 602–1302. The information collection requirements addressed in this notice are available on the World Wide Web at: http:// www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/dfars.html. Paper copies are available from Ms. Meredith Murphy, 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) part 243, Contract Modifications, and the related clause at DFARS 252.243–7002; OMB Control Number 0704–0397. Needs and Uses: The information collection required by the clause at DFARS 252.243–7002, Requests for Equitable Adjustment, implements 10 U.S.C. 2410(a). DoD contracting officers and auditors use this information to evaluate contractor requests for equitable adjustment to contract terms. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Annual Burden Hours: 2,120. Number of Respondents: 440. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 440. Average Burden per Response: 4.8 hours. Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection The clause at DFARS 252.243–7002, Requests for Equitable Adjustment, requires contractors to certify that requests for equitable adjustment that exceed the simplified acquisition threshold are made in good faith and that the supporting data are accurate and complete. The clause also requires contractors to fully disclose all facts relevant to the requests for adjustment. Ynette R. Shelkin, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2011–29893 Filed 11–17–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DELAWARE RIVER BASIN COMMISSION Notice of Commission Meeting and Public Hearing Notice is hereby given that the Delaware River Basin Commission will hold an informal conference followed by a public hearing on Thursday, December 8, 2011. The hearing will be part of the Commission’s regularly scheduled business meeting. The conference session and business meeting both are open to the public and will be held at the West Trenton Volunteer Fire Company, located at 40 West Upper Ferry Road, West Trenton, New Jersey. The morning conference session will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will consist of presentations: (a) By A. Scott Andres, P.G. of the Delaware Geological Survey on the Groundwater Availability Report undertaken by the Delaware Water Supply Coordinating Council; (b) by Dr. Thomas J. Fikslin of the DRBC on an overview of DRBC’s monitoring programs; and (c) by David Sayers of the DRBC staff on implementation of the Commission’s Water Loss Accountability rule, which will go into effect in calendar year 2012. Items for Public Hearing. The subjects of the public hearing to be held during the 1:30 p.m. business meeting on December 8, 2011 include draft dockets for which the names and brief descriptions will be posted on the Commission’s Web site at drbc.net at least 10 days prior to the meeting date. Draft dockets also will be posted on the Web site ten days prior to the meeting date. Additional public records relating to the dockets may be examined at the Commission’s offices. Please contact William Muszynski at (609) 883–9500, extension 221, with any docket-related questions. In addition to the hearings on draft dockets, public hearings also will be held during the 1:30 p.m. business meeting on: (a) A proposed resolution authorizing the Executive Director to issue a request for proposal and enter into an agreement with the winning firm (or firms) to conduct surface water sampling at natural gas well pad sites; (b) a proposed resolution to adopt the Delaware River Basin Commission fiscal year 2013 operating budget; and (c) a show cause hearing concerning notices of violation, provided that settlements with the alleged violators are not reached prior to the December meeting date. Other Agenda Items. Other agenda items will consist of the standard business meeting items: Adoption of the E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 223 (Friday, November 18, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 71557-71558]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-29902]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket No. DARS-2011-0070-0002]


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

ACTION: Notice.

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    The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for 
clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under 
the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35).

DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by December 
19, 2011.
    Title, Associated Forms and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 217, Special Contracting Methods, 
and related provision and clauses at DFARS 252.217-7012, Liability and 
Insurance; DFARS 252.217-7026, Identification of Sources of Supply; and 
252.217-7028, Over and Above Work; OMB Control Number 0704-0214.
    Type of Request: Extension.
    Number of Respondents: 51,839.
    Responses per Respondent: Approximately 1.7.
    Annual Responses: 88,091.
    Average Burden per Response: Approximately 9.8 hours.
    Annual Burden Hours: 861,942.
    Needs and Uses: DFARS Part 217 prescribes policies and procedures 
for acquiring supplies and services by special contracting methods. 
Contracting officers use the required information as follows:
    The clause at DFARS 252.217-7012 is used in master agreements for 
repair and alteration of vessels. Contracting officers use the 
information required by paragraph (d) of the clause to determine that 
the contractor is adequately insured. This requirement supports prudent 
business practice, because it limits the Government's liability as a 
related party to the work the contractor performs. Contracting officers 
use the information required by paragraphs (f) and (g) of the clause at 
DFARS 252.217-7012 to keep informed of lost or damaged property for 
which the Government is liable, and to determine the appropriate course 
of action for replacement or repair of the property.
    Contracting officers use the information required by the provision 
at DFARS 252.217-7026 to identify the apparently successful offeror's 
sources of supply so that competition can be enhanced in future 
acquisitions. This collection complies with 10 U.S.C. 2384, entitled 
``Supplies: Identification of supplier and sources,'' which requires 
the contractor to identify the actual manufacturer or all sources of 
supply for supplies furnished under contract to DoD.
    Contracting officers use the information required by the clause at 
DFARS 252.217-7028 to determine the extent of ``over and above'' work 
before the work commences. This requirement allows the Government to 
review the need for pending work before the contractor begins 
performance.
    Contracting officers use the information required by DFARS 
217.7004(a) where offerors shall state prices for the new items being 
acquired both with and without any exchange (trade-in allowance).
    Contracting officers use the information from DFARS 217.7404-3(b), 
to evaluate a contractor's ``qualifying proposal'' in accordance with 
the definitization schedule. This requirement will require receipt of a 
qualifying proposal containing sufficient information for the DoD to do 
complete a meaningful analyses and audit of the information in the 
proposal, and any other information that the contracting officer has 
determined DoD needs to review in connection with the contract.
    Contracting officers use the information from 217.7505(d), where 
the offeror supply's with its proposal, price, and quantity data on any 
Government orders for the replenishment part issued within the most 
recent 12 months.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for- profit 
institutions.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or maintain benefits.
    OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jasmeet Seehra.
    Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information 
collection should be sent to Ms. Seehra at the Office of Management and 
Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office 
Building, Washington, DC 20503.
    You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and 
title, by the following method:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency 
name, docket number, and title for the Federal Register document. The 
general policy for comments and other public submissions from members 
of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing 
on the internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received 
without change, including any personal identifiers or contact 
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).
    DoD Clearance Officer: Ms. Patricia Toppings.
    Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal 
should be sent to Ms. Toppings at WHS/ESD/Information Management 
Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive, 2nd Floor, East

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Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350-3100.

Mary Overstreet,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
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