Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Service Contracting, 63805 [2012-25555]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 201 / Wednesday, October 17, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0152; Docket 2012– 0076; Sequence 16] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Service Contracting 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 (9000–0152). 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 currently approved information collection requirement concerning service contracting. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 77 FR 37907, on June 25, 2012. No comments were received. 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 November 16, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0152, Service Contracting, 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 9000–0152, Service Contracting’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:49 Oct 16, 2012 Jkt 229001 ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0152, Service Contracting’’ 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 9000–0152, Service Contracting. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0152, Service Contracting, 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. Ms. Marissa Petrusek, Procurement Analyst, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, GSA, (202) 501–0136 or via email at marissa.petrusek@gsa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose The policies implemented at FAR 37.115, Uncompensated Overtime, are based on Section 834 of Public Law 101–510 (10 U.S.C. 2331). The policies require insertion of FAR provision 52.237–10, Identification of Uncompensated Overtime, in all solicitations valued above the simplified acquisition threshold, for professional or technical services to be acquired on the basis of the number of hours to be provided. The provision requires that offerors identify uncompensated overtime hours, in excess of 40 hours per week, and the uncompensated overtime rate for direct charge Fair Labor Standards Act—exempt personnel. This permits Government contracting officers to ascertain cost realism of proposed labor rates for professional employees and discourages the use of uncompensated overtime. B. Annual Reporting Burden Number of Respondents: 19,906. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 19,906. Average Burden Hours per Response: .5. Total Burden Hours: 9,953. 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. 9000–0152, Service Contracting, in all correspondence. PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63805 Dated: October 5, 2012. William Clark, Acting Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–25555 Filed 10–16–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Meeting of the Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council (MFRC) Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Pursuant to Section 10(a), Public Law 92–463, as amended, notice is hereby given of a forthcoming meeting of the Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council (MFRC). The purpose of the Council meeting is to review the military family programs and finalize the Council recommendations that will appear in the Council’s Annual Report. The meeting is open to the public, subject to the availability of space. Persons desiring to attend may contact Ms. Melody McDonald at 571–372–0880 or email FamilyReadinessCouncil@ osd.mil no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 26, 2012 to arrange for parking and escort into the conference room inside the Pentagon. Interested persons may submit a written statement for consideration by the Council. Persons desiring to submit a written statement to the Council must notify the point of contact listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT no later than 5:00 p.m., Thursday, November 15, 2012. DATES: Tuesday, December 11, 2012, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: Pentagon Conference Center B6 (escorts will be provided from the Pentagon Metro entrance). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Melody McDonald or Ms. Betsy Graham, Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Military Community & Family Policy), 4800 Mark Center Drive, Alexandria, VA 22350–2300, Room 3G15. Telephones (571) 372–0880; (571) 372–0881 and/or email: Family ReadinessCouncil@osd.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting agenda. SUMMARY: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 Welcome & Administrative Remarks. E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0152; Docket 2012-0076; Sequence 16]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Service 
Contracting

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 (9000-0152).

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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 
currently approved information collection requirement concerning 
service contracting. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 
77 FR 37907, on June 25, 2012. No comments were received.
    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 November 16, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-
0152, Service Contracting, 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 9000-0152, Service Contracting''. Follow 
the instructions provided at the ``Submit a Comment'' screen. Please 
include your name, company name (if any), and ``Information Collection 
9000-0152, Service Contracting'' 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 9000-0152, Service Contracting.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 9000-0152, Service Contracting, 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. Marissa Petrusek, Procurement 
Analyst, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, GSA, (202) 501-
0136 or via email at marissa.petrusek@gsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    The policies implemented at FAR 37.115, Uncompensated Overtime, are 
based on Section 834 of Public Law 101-510 (10 U.S.C. 2331). The 
policies require insertion of FAR provision 52.237-10, Identification 
of Uncompensated Overtime, in all solicitations valued above the 
simplified acquisition threshold, for professional or technical 
services to be acquired on the basis of the number of hours to be 
provided. The provision requires that offerors identify uncompensated 
overtime hours, in excess of 40 hours per week, and the uncompensated 
overtime rate for direct charge Fair Labor Standards Act--exempt 
personnel. This permits Government contracting officers to ascertain 
cost realism of proposed labor rates for professional employees and 
discourages the use of uncompensated overtime.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Number of Respondents: 19,906.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 19,906.
    Average Burden Hours per Response: .5.
    Total Burden Hours: 9,953.
    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. 9000-0152, Service Contracting, in all correspondence.

    Dated: October 5, 2012.
William Clark,
Acting Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy.
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