Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Progress Payments (SF-1443), 81942 [2011-33348]

Download as PDF 81942 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 250 / Thursday, December 29, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0010; Docket 2011– 0079; Sequence 24] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Progress Payments (SF–1443) Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance. AGENCIES: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 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 information collection requirement concerning progress payments. 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 February 27, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0010, Progress Payments, by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0010, Progress Payments’’ under the heading ‘‘Enter Keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search’’. Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0010, Progress Payments’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0010, wreier-aviles on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:12 Dec 28, 2011 Jkt 226001 Progress Payments’’ 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 9000–0010, Progress Payments. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0010, Progress Payments, 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: Edward Chambers, Procurement Analyst, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, at (202) 501–3221 or Edward.chambers@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose Certain Federal contracts provide for progress payments to be made to the contractor during performance of the contract. Pursuant to FAR clause 52.232–16 ‘‘Progress Payments,’’ contractors are required to request progress payments on Standard Form (SF) 1443, ‘‘Contractor’s Request for Progress Payment,’’ or an agency approved electronic equivalent. Additionally, contractors may be required to submit reports, certificates, financial statements, and other pertinent information, reasonably requested by the Contracting Officer. The contractual requirement for submission of SF 1443, reports, certificates, financial statements and other pertinent information is necessary for protection of the Government against financial loss through the making of progress payments. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 27,000. Responses per Respondent: 32. Annual Responses: 864,000. Hours per Response: .55. Total Burden Hours: 475,200. 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. 9000–0010, Progress Payments, in all correspondence. PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: December 19, 2011. Laura Auletta, Acting Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2011–33348 Filed 12–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES [Document Identifier OS–0990–New; 30-Day Notice] Agency Information Collection Request 30-Day Public Comment Request Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, is publishing the following summary of a proposed collection for public comment. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed paperwork collections referenced above, email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and OS document identifier, to Sherette.funncoleman@hhs.gov, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (202) 690–5683. Send written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collections within 30 days of this notice directly to the OS OMB Desk Officer; faxed to OMB at (202) 395–5806. Proposed Project: Teen Pregnancy Prevention Replication Evaluation: Implementation Data Collection—OMB No. OS–0990–NEW—The Office of Adolescent Health. Abstract: The Office of Adolescent Health (OAH), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is overseeing and coordinating adolescent pregnancy prevention evaluation efforts as part of AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0010; Docket 2011-0079; Sequence 24]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Progress 
Payments (SF-1443)

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

ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to 
an existing OMB clearance.

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
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 information collection requirement concerning 
progress payments.
    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 February 27, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-
0010, Progress Payments, by any of the following methods:
     Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov.
    Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting 
``Information Collection 9000-0010, Progress Payments'' under the 
heading ``Enter Keyword or ID'' and selecting ``Search''. Select the 
link ``Submit a Comment'' that corresponds with ``Information 
Collection 9000-0010, Progress Payments''. Follow the instructions 
provided at the ``Submit a Comment'' screen. Please include your name, 
company name (if any), and ``Information Collection 9000-0010, Progress 
Payments'' 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 9000-0010, Progress Payments.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 9000-0010, Progress Payments, 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: Edward Chambers, Procurement Analyst, 
Federal Acquisition Policy Division, at (202) 501-3221 or 
Edward.chambers@gsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. Purpose

    Certain Federal contracts provide for progress payments to be made 
to the contractor during performance of the contract. Pursuant to FAR 
clause 52.232-16 ``Progress Payments,'' contractors are required to 
request progress payments on Standard Form (SF) 1443, ``Contractor's 
Request for Progress Payment,'' or an agency approved electronic 
equivalent. Additionally, contractors may be required to submit 
reports, certificates, financial statements, and other pertinent 
information, reasonably requested by the Contracting Officer. The 
contractual requirement for submission of SF 1443, reports, 
certificates, financial statements and other pertinent information is 
necessary for protection of the Government against financial loss 
through the making of progress payments.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 27,000.
    Responses per Respondent: 32.
    Annual Responses: 864,000.
    Hours per Response: .55.
    Total Burden Hours: 475,200.
    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. 9000-0010, Progress Payments, in all correspondence.

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