Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Claims and Appeals, 18819 [2012-7425]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 60 / Wednesday, March 28, 2012 / Notices the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20417, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 3090–0027, Contract Administration, Quality Assurance (GSAR Parts 542 and 546; GSA Form 1678, and GSA Form 308), in all correspondence. Dated: March 19, 2012. Joseph A. Neurauter, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy & Senior Procurement Executive. [FR Doc. 2012–7422 Filed 3–27–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–61–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0035; Docket 2012– 0076; Sequence 1] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Claims and Appeals 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. AGENCY: 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 concerning claims and appeals. 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 May 29, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:29 Mar 27, 2012 Jkt 226001 9000–0035, Claims and Appeals by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘Information Collection 9000– 0035, Claims and Appeals’’ under the heading ‘‘Enter Keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search’’. Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 9000– 0035, Claims and Appeals’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0035, Claims and Appeals’’ 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 9000–0035, Claims and Appeals. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0035, Claims and Appeals, 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, GSA, (202) 501–2658 or via email at anthony.robinson@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose It is the Government’s policy to try to resolve all contractual issues by mutual agreement at the contracting officer’s level without litigation. Reasonable efforts should be made to resolve controversies prior to submission of a contractor’s claim. The Contract Disputes Act of 1978 (41 U.S.C. 605) requires that claims exceeding $100,000 must be accompanied by a certification that (1) The claim is made in good faith; (2) supporting data are accurate and complete; and (3) the amount requested accurately reflects the contract adjustment for which the contractor believes the Government is liable. The information, as required by FAR clause 52.233–1, Disputes, is used by a contracting officer to decide or resolve the claim. Contractors may appeal the contracting officer’s decision by submitting written appeals to the appropriate officials. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 4,500. PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18819 Responses per Respondent: 3. Annual Responses: 13,500. Hours per Response: 1. Total Burden Hours: 13,500. 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. 9000–0035, Claims and Appeals, in all correspondence. Dated: March 20, 2012. Laura Auletta, Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–7425 Filed 3–27–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0067; Docket 2012– 0076; Sequence 10] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Incentive Contracts 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, 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 concerning incentive contracts. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28MRN1.SGM 28MRN1

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[FR Doc No: 2012-7425]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0035; Docket 2012-0076; Sequence 1]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Claims 
and Appeals

AGENCY:  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, 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 concerning 
claims and appeals.
    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 May 29, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-
0035, Claims and Appeals by any of the following methods:
     Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov. Submit 
comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ``Information 
Collection 9000-0035, Claims and Appeals'' under the heading ``Enter 
Keyword or ID'' and selecting ``Search''. Select the link ``Submit a 
Comment'' that corresponds with ``Information Collection 9000-0035, 
Claims and Appeals''. Follow the instructions provided at the ``Submit 
a Comment'' screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), 
and ``Information Collection 9000-0035, Claims and Appeals'' 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 9000-0035, Claims and Appeals.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 9000-0035, Claims and Appeals, 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, GSA, (202) 501-2658 or via email 
at anthony.robinson@gsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. Purpose

    It is the Government's policy to try to resolve all contractual 
issues by mutual agreement at the contracting officer's level without 
litigation. Reasonable efforts should be made to resolve controversies 
prior to submission of a contractor's claim. The Contract Disputes Act 
of 1978 (41 U.S.C. 605) requires that claims exceeding $100,000 must be 
accompanied by a certification that (1) The claim is made in good 
faith; (2) supporting data are accurate and complete; and (3) the 
amount requested accurately reflects the contract adjustment for which 
the contractor believes the Government is liable. The information, as 
required by FAR clause 52.233-1, Disputes, is used by a contracting 
officer to decide or resolve the claim. Contractors may appeal the 
contracting officer's decision by submitting written appeals to the 
appropriate officials.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 4,500.
    Responses per Respondent: 3.
    Annual Responses: 13,500.
    Hours per Response: 1.
    Total Burden Hours: 13,500.
    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. 9000-0035, Claims and Appeals, in all correspondence.

    Dated: March 20, 2012.
Laura Auletta,
Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy.
[FR Doc. 2012-7425 Filed 3-27-12; 8:45 am]
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