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Download as PDF 43078 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 141 / Monday, July 23, 2012 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 September 21, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0082, Economic Purchase Quantity—Supplies, 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 9000–0082 Economic Purchase Quantity—Supplies’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0082 Economic Purchase Quantity— Supplies’’ 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 9000–0082, Economic Purchase Quantity—Supplies. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0082, Economic Purchase Quantity—Supplies, 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. Michael Jackson, Procurement Analyst, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, (202) 208–4949 or email michaelo.jackson@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose The provision at 52.207–4, Economic Purchase Quantity—Supplies, invites offerors to state an opinion on whether the quantity of supplies on which bids, proposals, or quotes are requested in solicitations is economically advantageous to the Government. Each offeror who believes that acquisitions in different quantities would be more advantageous is invited to (1) recommend an economic purchase VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:21 Jul 20, 2012 Jkt 226001 quantity, showing a recommended unit and total price, and (2) identify the different quantity points where significant price breaks occur. This information is required by 10 U.S.C. 2384a and 41 USC 3310. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 1,524. Responses per Respondent: 25. Annual Responses: 38,100. Hours per Response: .83. Total Burden Hours: 31,623. 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. 9000–0082, Economic Purchase Quantity—Supplies, in all correspondence. Dated: July 10, 2012. Laura Auletta, Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–17834 Filed 7–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0159; Docket 2012– 0076; Sequence 17] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Central Contractor Registration 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 the Central Contractor Registration database. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 September 21, 2012 ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0159, Central Contractor Registration, by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘Information Collection 9000– 0159, Central Contractor Registration’’ under the heading ‘‘Enter Keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search’’. Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0159, Central Contractor Registration’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0159, Central Contractor Registration’’ 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 9000–0159, Central Contractor Registration. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0159, Central Contractor Registration, 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. Curtis E. Glover, Sr., Procurement Analyst, Office of Governmentwide Policy, GSA, (202) 501–1448, or via email at curtis.glover@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 4.11 prescribes policies and procedures for requiring contractor registration in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database. The CCR is the primary vendor database for the U.S. Federal Government. CCR collects, E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM 23JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 141 / Monday, July 23, 2012 / Notices validates, stores, and disseminates data in support of agency acquisition missions. Both current and potential Federal Government vendors are required to be registered in CCR in order to be awarded contracts by the Federal Government. Vendors are required to complete a onetime registration to provide basic information relevant to procurement and financial transactions. Vendors must update or renew their registration at least once per year to maintain an active status. CCR validates the vendor information and electronically shares the secure and encrypted data with Federal agency finance offices to facilitate paperless payments through electronic funds transfer. Additionally, CCR shares the data with Federal Government procurement and electronic business systems. B. Annual Reporting Burden mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The estimated annual total burden hours are 87,532. This is a slight decrease from the annual burden hours previously published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 31035, on June 29, 2009. The previous estimate derived from the number of large and small business contractors who received new awards or orders of $25K or more in fiscal year 2004. This latest estimate is derived from a weighted average of the hours of the unique vendors, newly and previously registered in CCR, who received contract awards in fiscal year 2011. Respondents: 193,397. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 193,397. Hours per Response: .4526. Total Burden Hours: 87,532. 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 Number 9000–0159, Central Contractor Registration, in all correspondence. Dated: July 10, 2012. Laura Auletta, Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–17846 Filed 7–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:21 Jul 20, 2012 Jkt 226001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0094; Docket 2012– 0076; Sequence 21] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Debarment and Suspension Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for 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 debarment and suspension. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (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 September 21, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0094, Debarment and Suspension, 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 9000– 0094, Debarment and Suspension’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0094, Debarment and Suspension’’ on your attached document. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 43079 • Fax: 202–501–4067. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20417. Attn: Hada Flowers/IC 9000–0094, Debarment and Suspension. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0094, Debarment and Suspension, 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: Ms. Patricia Corrigan, Procurement Analyst, Office of Acquisition Policy, at (202) 208–1963 or via email at Patricia.Corrigan@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose The FAR requires contracts to be awarded to only those contractors determined to be responsible. Instances where a firm, its principals, or subcontractors, have been indicted, convicted, suspended, proposed for debarment, debarred, or had a contract terminated for default are critical factors to be considered by a Government contracting officer in making a responsibility determination. FAR 52.209–5 and 52.212–3(h), Certification Regarding Responsibility Matters, and FAR 52.209–6, Protecting the Government’s Interest when Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment, require the disclosure of this information. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 162,000. Responses Per Respondent: 4. Annual Responses: 648,000. Hours Per Response: 0.083. Total Burden Hours: 53,784. 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. 9000–0094, Debarment and Suspension, in all correspondence. Dated: July 12, 2012. Laura Auletta, Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–17857 Filed 7–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM 23JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 141 (Monday, July 23, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43078-43079]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-17846]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0159; Docket 2012-0076; Sequence 17]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Central 
Contractor Registration

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 the 
Central Contractor Registration database.
    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 collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.

DATES: Submit comments on or before September 21, 2012

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-
0159, Central Contractor Registration, by any of the following methods:
     Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov. Submit 
comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ``Information 
Collection 9000-0159, Central Contractor Registration'' under the 
heading ``Enter Keyword or ID'' and selecting ``Search''. Select the 
link ``Submit a Comment'' that corresponds with ``Information 
Collection 9000-0159, Central Contractor Registration''. Follow the 
instructions provided at the ``Submit a Comment'' screen. Please 
include your name, company name (if any), and ``Information Collection 
9000-0159, Central Contractor Registration'' 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 9000-0159, Central Contractor Registration.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 9000-0159, Central Contractor Registration, 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. Curtis E. Glover, Sr., Procurement 
Analyst, Office of Governmentwide Policy, GSA, (202) 501-1448, or via 
email at curtis.glover@gsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 4.11 prescribes 
policies and procedures for requiring contractor registration in the 
Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database. The CCR is the primary 
vendor database for the U.S. Federal Government. CCR collects,

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validates, stores, and disseminates data in support of agency 
acquisition missions.
    Both current and potential Federal Government vendors are required 
to be registered in CCR in order to be awarded contracts by the Federal 
Government. Vendors are required to complete a one-time registration to 
provide basic information relevant to procurement and financial 
transactions. Vendors must update or renew their registration at least 
once per year to maintain an active status.
    CCR validates the vendor information and electronically shares the 
secure and encrypted data with Federal agency finance offices to 
facilitate paperless payments through electronic funds transfer. 
Additionally, CCR shares the data with Federal Government procurement 
and electronic business systems.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    The estimated annual total burden hours are 87,532. This is a 
slight decrease from the annual burden hours previously published in 
the Federal Register at 74 FR 31035, on June 29, 2009. The previous 
estimate derived from the number of large and small business 
contractors who received new awards or orders of $25K or more in fiscal 
year 2004. This latest estimate is derived from a weighted average of 
the hours of the unique vendors, newly and previously registered in 
CCR, who received contract awards in fiscal year 2011.
    Respondents: 193,397.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 193,397.
    Hours per Response: .4526.
    Total Burden Hours: 87,532.
    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 
Number 9000-0159, Central Contractor Registration, in all 
correspondence.

    Dated: July 10, 2012.
Laura Auletta,
Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy.
[FR Doc. 2012-17846 Filed 7-20-12; 8:45 am]
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