Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Debarment and Suspension, 43079 [2012-17857]

Download as PDF 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]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-17857]


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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

AGENCY: 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.

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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 
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.
     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.
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