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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 214 / Monday, November 5, 2012 / Notices Value Engineering Requirements’’ 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 9000–0027, Value Engineering Requirements. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0027, Value Engineering Requirements, 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, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–1448 or email at Curtis.glover@gsa.gov. Dated: October 31, 2012. William Clark, Acting Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. A. Purpose SUMMARY: Per Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 48, value engineering is the technique by which contractors (1) voluntarily suggest methods for performing more economically and share in any resulting savings or (2) are required to establish a program to identify and submit to the Government methods for performing more economically. These recommendations are submitted to the Government as value engineering change proposals (VECP’s) and they must include specific information. This information is needed to enable the Government to evaluate the VECP and, if accepted, to arrange for an equitable sharing plan. WREIER-AVILES on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES B. Annual Reporting Burden Based on adjustments to the number of respondents using Fiscal Year 2011 Federal Procurement Data System Data, the number of responses and the estimated hours, the annual estimated reporting burden increased from the noticed published in the Federal Register at 77 FR 43076, on July 23, 2012. Respondents: 1,934. Responses per Respondent: 2. Annual Responses: 3,868. Hours per Response: 15. Total Burden Hours: 58,020. 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. 9000–0027, Value Engineering Requirements, in all correspondence. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:30 Nov 02, 2012 Jkt 229001 [FR Doc. 2012–26949 Filed 11–2–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [Docket 2012–0001; Sequence 12: OMB Control No. 3090–0228] Office of Civil Rights; Submission for OMB Review; Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs Office of Civil Rights, GSA. Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance. AGENCY: ACTION: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the General Services Administration will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a previously approved information collection requirement regarding nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs. This information is needed to facilitate nondiscrimination in GSA’s Federal Financial Assistance Programs, consistent with Federal civil rights laws and regulations that apply to recipients of Federal financial assistance. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 77 FR 43083, on July 23, 2012. No comments were received. 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; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. DATES: Submit comments on or before: December 5, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Evelyn Britton, Director, External Programs Division, Office of Civil Rights, at telephone (202) 603–1645 or via email to evelyn.britton@gsa.gov. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 3090–0228, Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs, 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. PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66465 Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 3090–0228, Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 3090–0228, Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs’’ 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 3090–0228, Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 3090–0228, Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs, 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 General Services Administration (GSA) has mission responsibilities related to monitoring and enforcing compliance with Federal civil rights laws and regulations that apply to Federal Financial Assistance programs administered by GSA. Specifically, those laws provide that no person on the ground of race, color, national origin, disability, sex or age shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program in connection with which Federal financial assistance is extended under laws administered in whole or in part by GSA. These mission responsibilities generate the requirement to request and obtain certain data from recipients of Federal surplus property for the purpose of determining compliance, such as the number of individuals, based on race and ethnic origin, of the recipient’s eligible and actual serviced population; race and national origin of those denied participation in the recipient’s program(s); non-English languages encountered by the recipient’s program(s) and how the recipient is addressing meaningful access for individuals that are Limited English Proficient; whether there has been complaints or lawsuits filed against the recipient based on prohibited discrimination and whether there has E:\FR\FM\05NON1.SGM 05NON1 66466 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 214 / Monday, November 5, 2012 / Notices been any findings; and whether the recipient’s facilities are accessible to qualified individuals with disabilities. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 1200. Responses per Respondent: 1. Total Responses: 1200. Hours per Response: 2. Total Burden Hours: 2400. Obtaining Copies of Proposals Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVPR), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20417, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 3090–0228, Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs, in all correspondence. Dated: October 15, 2012. Casey Coleman, Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–26950 Filed 11–2–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–34–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Docket 2012–0076; Sequence 50; OMB Control No. 9000–0107] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Notice of Radioactive Materials Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding the extension of a previously 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 Notice of Radioactive Materials. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 77 FR 45612, on August 1, 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 estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, WREIER-AVILES on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:30 Nov 02, 2012 Jkt 229001 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 December 5, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0107, Notice of Radioactive Materials, 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 9000–0107, Notice of Radioactive Materials’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0107, Notice of Radioactive Materials’’ 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 9000–0107, Notice of Radioactive Materials. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0107, Notice of Radioactive Materials, 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 Acquisition Policy, GSA, (202) 501–0136 or email marissa.petrusek@gsa.gov. A. Purpose The clause at FAR 52.223–7, Notice of Radioactive Materials, requires contractors to notify the Government prior to delivery of items containing radioactive materials. The purpose of the notification is to alert receiving activities that appropriate safeguards may need to be instituted. The notice shall specify the part or parts of the items which contain radioactive materials, a description of the materials, the name and activity of the isotope, the manufacturer of the materials, and any other information known to the PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 contractor which will put users of the items on notice as to the hazards involved. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 535. Responses per Respondent: 5. Annual Responses: 2,675. Hours per Response: 1. Total Burden Hours: 2,675. 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. 9000–0107, Notice of Radioactive Materials, in all correspondence. Dated: October 18, 2012. William Clark, Acting Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–26953 Filed 11–2–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 3090–0246; Docket 2012– 0001 Sequence 15] General Services Administration Regulation; Information Collection; Packing List Clause AGENCY: Office of Acquisition Policy, GSA. Notice of request for an extension of a information collection requirement for 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 the packing list clause. 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; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. DATES: Submit comments on or before: January 4, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05NON1.SGM 05NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 214 (Monday, November 5, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 66465-66466]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

[Docket 2012-0001; Sequence 12: OMB Control No. 3090-0228]


Office of Civil Rights; Submission for OMB Review; 
Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs

AGENCY: Office of Civil Rights, 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 
General Services Administration will be submitting to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a 
previously approved information collection requirement regarding 
nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs. This 
information is needed to facilitate nondiscrimination in GSA's Federal 
Financial Assistance Programs, consistent with Federal civil rights 
laws and regulations that apply to recipients of Federal financial 
assistance. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 77 FR 
43083, on July 23, 2012. No comments were received.
    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; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information to be collected.

DATES: Submit comments on or before: December 5, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Evelyn Britton, Director, External 
Programs Division, Office of Civil Rights, at telephone (202) 603-1645 
or via email to evelyn.britton@gsa.gov.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 3090-
0228, Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs, 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 3090-0228, Nondiscrimination in Federal 
Financial Assistance Programs''. Follow the instructions provided at 
the ``Submit a Comment'' screen. Please include your name, company name 
(if any), and ``Information Collection 3090-0228, Nondiscrimination in 
Federal Financial Assistance Programs'' 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 3090-0228, Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial 
Assistance Programs.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 3090-0228, Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance 
Programs, 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 General Services Administration (GSA) has mission 
responsibilities related to monitoring and enforcing compliance with 
Federal civil rights laws and regulations that apply to Federal 
Financial Assistance programs administered by GSA. Specifically, those 
laws provide that no person on the ground of race, color, national 
origin, disability, sex or age shall be excluded from participation in, 
be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination 
under any program in connection with which Federal financial assistance 
is extended under laws administered in whole or in part by GSA. These 
mission responsibilities generate the requirement to request and obtain 
certain data from recipients of Federal surplus property for the 
purpose of determining compliance, such as the number of individuals, 
based on race and ethnic origin, of the recipient's eligible and actual 
serviced population; race and national origin of those denied 
participation in the recipient's program(s); non-English languages 
encountered by the recipient's program(s) and how the recipient is 
addressing meaningful access for individuals that are Limited English 
Proficient; whether there has been complaints or lawsuits filed against 
the recipient based on prohibited discrimination and whether there has

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been any findings; and whether the recipient's facilities are 
accessible to qualified individuals with disabilities.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 1200.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Total Responses: 1200.
    Hours per Response: 2.
    Total Burden Hours: 2400.

Obtaining Copies of Proposals

    Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection 
documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (MVPR), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20417, 
telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 3090-0228, 
Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs, in all 
correspondence.

    Dated: October 15, 2012.
Casey Coleman,
Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-26950 Filed 11-2-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6820-34-P