Submission for OMB Review; Biobased Procurements, 81940-81941 [2011-33347]

Download as PDF 81940 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 250 / Thursday, December 29, 2011 / Notices and Gregory Allen Turnage), Teresa Turnage Finch, David Allen Turnage and Rebecca Nicole Turnage, all of Wilson, North Carolina, and Jamie Danielle Turnage of Wilmington, North Carolina, to acquire voting shares of CB Financial Corporation, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Cornerstone Bank, both of Wilson, North Carolina. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 22, 2011. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2011–33363 Filed 12–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company wreier-aviles on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The notificants listed below have applied under the Change in Bank Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and § 225.41 of the Board’s Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.41) to acquire shares of a bank or bank holding company. The factors that are considered in acting on the notices are set forth in paragraph 7 of the Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)(7)). The notices are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notices also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing to the Reserve Bank indicated for that notice or to the offices of the Board of Governors. Comments must be received not later than January 13, 2012. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Colette A. Fried, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: 1. Helen P. Johnson-Leipold, Imogene P. Johnson, all of Racine, Wisconsin, to acquire additional voting shares of Johnson Financial Group, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire Johnson Bank, Racine, Wisconsin. FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Notice of Proposals to Engage in or to Acquire Companies Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 4 of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 1843) (BHC Act) and Regulation Y, (12 CFR Part 225) to engage de novo, or to acquire or control voting securities or assets of a company, including the companies listed below, that engages either directly or through a subsidiary or other company, in a nonbanking activity that is listed in § 225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has determined by Order to be closely related to banking and permissible for bank holding companies. Unless otherwise noted, these activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Each notice is available for inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notice also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the question whether the proposal complies with the standards of section 4 of the BHC Act. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than January 13, 2012. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (E. Ann Worthy, Vice President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201– 2272: 1. Carlile Bancshares, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, to engage de novo in lending and servicing activities through its subsidiary, Carlile Capital, LLC, pursuant to Section 4(c)(8) of the Bank Holding Company Act and Section 225.28(b)(1) of Regulation Y. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 23, 2011. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2011–33386 Filed 12–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 23, 2011. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2011–33385 Filed 12–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:12 Dec 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0180; Docket No. 2010–0079; Sequence 22] Submission for OMB Review; Biobased Procurements 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 of 1995, 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 biobased procurements. 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 January 30, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0180, Biobased Procurements, by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘Information Collection 9000– 0180, Biobased Procurements’’ under the heading ‘‘Enter Keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search’’. Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 9000– 0180, Biobased Procurements’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0180, Biobased Procurements’’ on your attached document. • Fax: (202) 501–4067. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 250 / Thursday, December 29, 2011 / Notices • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20417. Attn: Hada Flowers/IC 9000–0180, Biobased Procurements. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0180, Biobased Procurements, 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. William Clark, Procurement Analyst, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, at telephone (202) 219–1813 or via email to William.clark@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose Federal Acquisition Regulation clause 52.223–2, Affirmative Procurement of Biobased Products Under Service and Construction Contracts, is being revised to require prime contractors to report annually the product types and dollar value of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-designated biobased products purchased during the preceding fiscal year of a contract. The information reported by prime contractors will enable Federal agencies to report annually to the Office of Federal Procurement Policy concerning actions taken to implement and measure progress in carrying out the preference for biobased products required under section 9002 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, codified at 7 U.S.C. 8102. wreier-aviles on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES B. Discussion of Comment A notice was published on the Federal Register at 76 FR 41179, on July 13, 2011. Only one comment was received in response to the Federal Register notice. The respondent stated that the current Federal Acquisition Regulation already requires contractors to make maximum use of (USDA)designated biobased products, and, therefore, contractors should already be keeping certain records. The respondent concluded that the new information collection requirement, for contractors to report annually to the Government, should not be burdensome. This comment did not result in a change to the estimated burden. C. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 48,376. Responses Per Respondent: 5. Hours Per Response: 5. Total Burden Hours: 1,209,400. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:12 Dec 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20417, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0180, Biobased Procurements, in all correspondence. Dated: December 19, 2011. Laura Auletta, Acting Director, Office of Goverrnmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2011–33347 Filed 12–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 3090–0235; Docket No.2011–0001; Sequence 10] General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Price Reductions Clause AGENCY: Office of Acquisition Policy, GSA. Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance. ACTION: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding the GSAR Price Reductions Clause. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary 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. DATES: Submit comments on or before: February 27, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 3090–0235, Price Reduction Clause, by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘Information Collection 3090– 0235, Price Reduction Clause’’, under the heading ‘‘Enter Keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search’’. Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 3090– 0235, Price Reduction Clause’’. Follow SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 81941 the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 3090–0235, Price Reduction Clause’’ 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 3090–0235, Price Reduction Clause. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 3090–0235, Price Reduction Clause, 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. Ms. Dana Munson, General Services Acquisition Policy Division, GSA, (202) 357–9652 or email Dana.Munson@gsa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose The clause at GSAR 552.238–75, Price Reductions, used in multiple award schedule contracts ensures that the Government maintains its relationship with the contractor’s customer or category of customers, upon which the contract is predicated. The reason for the burden decrease as it exists now is based on current data updating the number of MAS Schedule contractors. B. Annual Reporting Burden Number of Respondents: 4,500. Total Annual Responses: 4,500. Average hours per response: 2 hours. Total Burden Hours: 9,000. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20417, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 3090–0235, Price Reductions Clause, in all correspondence. Dated: December 22, 2011. Joseph A. Neurauter, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy, Senior Procurement Executive. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0180; Docket No. 2010-0079; Sequence 22]


Submission for OMB Review; Biobased Procurements

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 of 1995, 
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 biobased procurements.
    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 January 30, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-
0180, Biobased Procurements, by any of the following methods:
     Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov. Submit 
comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ``Information 
Collection 9000-0180, Biobased Procurements'' under the heading ``Enter 
Keyword or ID'' and selecting ``Search''. Select the link ``Submit a 
Comment'' that corresponds with ``Information Collection 9000-0180, 
Biobased Procurements''. Follow the instructions provided at the 
``Submit a Comment'' screen. Please include your name, company name (if 
any), and ``Information Collection 9000-0180, Biobased Procurements'' 
on your attached document.
     Fax: (202) 501-4067.

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     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20417. Attn: 
Hada Flowers/IC 9000-0180, Biobased Procurements.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 9000-0180, Biobased Procurements, 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. William Clark, Procurement 
Analyst, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, at telephone 
(202) 219-1813 or via email to William.clark@gsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. Purpose

    Federal Acquisition Regulation clause 52.223-2, Affirmative 
Procurement of Biobased Products Under Service and Construction 
Contracts, is being revised to require prime contractors to report 
annually the product types and dollar value of U.S. Department of 
Agriculture (USDA)-designated biobased products purchased during the 
preceding fiscal year of a contract. The information reported by prime 
contractors will enable Federal agencies to report annually to the 
Office of Federal Procurement Policy concerning actions taken to 
implement and measure progress in carrying out the preference for 
biobased products required under section 9002 of the Farm Security and 
Rural Investment Act of 2002, codified at 7 U.S.C. 8102.

B. Discussion of Comment

    A notice was published on the Federal Register at 76 FR 41179, on 
July 13, 2011. Only one comment was received in response to the Federal 
Register notice. The respondent stated that the current Federal 
Acquisition Regulation already requires contractors to make maximum use 
of (USDA)-designated biobased products, and, therefore, contractors 
should already be keeping certain records. The respondent concluded 
that the new information collection requirement, for contractors to 
report annually to the Government, should not be burdensome. This 
comment did not result in a change to the estimated burden.

C. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 48,376.
    Responses Per Respondent: 5.
    Hours Per Response: 5.
    Total Burden Hours: 1,209,400.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street, NE., 
Washington, DC 20417, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control 
No. 9000-0180, Biobased Procurements, in all correspondence.

    Dated: December 19, 2011.
Laura Auletta,
Acting Director, Office of Goverrnmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office 
of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy.
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