General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Preparation, Submission, and Negotiation of Subcontracting Plans, 31016 [2012-12638]

Download as PDF 31016 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 101 / Thursday, May 24, 2012 / Notices By order of the Federal Open Market Committee, May 17, 2012. William B. English, Secretary, Federal Open Market Committee. [FR Doc. 2012–12561 Filed 5–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 3090–0252; Docket 2012– 0001; Sequence 6] General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Preparation, Submission, and Negotiation of Subcontracting Plans 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 preparation, submission, and negotiation of subcontracting plans. A notice was published in the Federal Register 77 FR 9658, on February 17, 2012. No comments were received. This information collection will ensure that small and small disadvantaged business concerns are afforded the maximum practicable opportunity to participate as subcontractors in construction, repair, and alteration or lease contracts. Preparation, submission, and negotiation of subcontracting plans requires for all negotiated solicitations having an anticipated award value over $650,000 ($1,500,000 for construction), submission of a subcontracting plan with other than small business concerns when a negotiated acquisition meets all four of the following conditions. 1. When the contracting officer anticipates receiving individual subcontracting plans (not commercial plans). 2. When the award is based on tradeoffs among cost or price and technical and/or management factors under FAR 15.101–1. 3. The acquisition is not a commercial item acquisition. 4. The acquisition offers more than minimal subcontracting opportunities. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:31 May 23, 2012 Jkt 226001 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: June 25, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kathy Rifkin, Procurement Analyst, General Services Acquisition Policy Division, GSA, (816) 823–2170 or email Kathy.rifkin@gsa.gov. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 3090–0252, Preparation, Submission and Negotiation of Subcontracting Plans by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching the OMB control number. Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 3090–0252, Preparation, Submission and Negotiation of Subcontracting Plans’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 3090–0252, Preparation, Submission and Negotiation of Subcontracting Plans’’ 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 3090–0252, Preparation, Submission and Negotiation of Subcontracting Plans. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 3090–0252, Preparation, Submission and Negotiation of Subcontracting Plans, 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose The GSAR provision at 552.219–72 requires a contractor (except small business concerns) to submit a subcontracting plan when a negotiated acquisition including construction, repair, and alterations and lease contracts (except those solicitations using simplified procedures) meets all four of the following conditions. 1. When the contracting officer anticipates receiving individual PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 subcontracting plans (not commercial plans). 2. When award is based on trade-offs among cost or price and technical and/ or management factors under FAR 15.101–1. 3. The acquisition is not a commercial item acquisition. 4. The acquisition offers more than minimal subcontracting opportunities. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 1,020. Responses per Respondent: 1. Hours per Response: 12. Total Burden Hours: 12,240. 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. 3090–0252, Preparation, Submission, and Negotiation of Subcontracting Plans, in all correspondence. Dated: May 15, 2012. Joseph A. Neurauter, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy, Senior Procurement Executive. [FR Doc. 2012–12638 Filed 5–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–61–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 3090–0286; Docket 2012– 0001; Sequence 1] General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Submission ´ ´ for OMB Review; GSA Mentor-Protege Program Office of the Chief Acquisition Officer, General Services Administration (GSA). 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 a previously approved Information collection concerning the ´ ´ GSA Mentor-Protege Program, General Service Administration Acquisition Manual (GSAM). A notice was published in the Federal Register at 77 FR 9659, on February 17, 2012. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary; whether it will have practical utility; whether our SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24MYN1.SGM 24MYN1

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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 3090-0252; Docket 2012-0001; Sequence 6]


General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; 
Submission for OMB Review; Preparation, Submission, and Negotiation of 
Subcontracting Plans

AGENCY: Office of Acquisition Policy, GSA.

ACTION: Notice of request for 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 regarding 
preparation, submission, and negotiation of subcontracting plans. A 
notice was published in the Federal Register 77 FR 9658, on February 
17, 2012. No comments were received.
    This information collection will ensure that small and small 
disadvantaged business concerns are afforded the maximum practicable 
opportunity to participate as subcontractors in construction, repair, 
and alteration or lease contracts. Preparation, submission, and 
negotiation of subcontracting plans requires for all negotiated 
solicitations having an anticipated award value over $650,000 
($1,500,000 for construction), submission of a subcontracting plan with 
other than small business concerns when a negotiated acquisition meets 
all four of the following conditions.
    1. When the contracting officer anticipates receiving individual 
subcontracting plans (not commercial plans).
    2. When the award is based on trade-offs among cost or price and 
technical and/or management factors under FAR 15.101-1.
    3. The acquisition is not a commercial item acquisition.
    4. The acquisition offers more than minimal subcontracting 
opportunities.
    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: June 25, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kathy Rifkin, Procurement Analyst, 
General Services Acquisition Policy Division, GSA, (816) 823-2170 or 
email Kathy.rifkin@gsa.gov.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 3090-
0252, Preparation, Submission and Negotiation of Subcontracting Plans 
by any of the following methods:
     Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov. Submit 
comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching the OMB 
control number. Select the link ``Submit a Comment'' that corresponds 
with ``Information Collection 3090-0252, Preparation, Submission and 
Negotiation of Subcontracting Plans''. Follow the instructions provided 
at the ``Submit a Comment'' screen. Please include your name, company 
name (if any), and ``Information Collection 3090-0252, Preparation, 
Submission and Negotiation of Subcontracting Plans'' 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 3090-0252, Preparation, Submission and Negotiation of 
Subcontracting Plans.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 3090-0252, Preparation, Submission and Negotiation of 
Subcontracting Plans, 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. Purpose

    The GSAR provision at 552.219-72 requires a contractor (except 
small business concerns) to submit a subcontracting plan when a 
negotiated acquisition including construction, repair, and alterations 
and lease contracts (except those solicitations using simplified 
procedures) meets all four of the following conditions.
    1. When the contracting officer anticipates receiving individual 
subcontracting plans (not commercial plans).
    2. When award is based on trade-offs among cost or price and 
technical and/or management factors under FAR 15.101-1.
    3. The acquisition is not a commercial item acquisition.
    4. The acquisition offers more than minimal subcontracting 
opportunities.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 1,020.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Hours per Response: 12.
    Total Burden Hours: 12,240.
    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. 3090-0252, Preparation, Submission, and Negotiation of 
Subcontracting Plans, in all correspondence.

    Dated: May 15, 2012.
Joseph A. Neurauter,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy, Senior Procurement Executive.
[FR Doc. 2012-12638 Filed 5-23-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6820-61-P