Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Travel Costs, 67366 [2012-27397]

Download as PDF 67366 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 218 / Friday, November 9, 2012 / Notices Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 6, 2012. Margaret McCloskey Shanks, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2012–27411 Filed 11–8–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Docket 2012–0076; Sequence 34; OMB Control No. 9000–0088] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Travel Costs 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 Travel Costs. 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, 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 January 8, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0088, Travel Costs 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 9000–0088, Travel Costs’’. Follow the instructions provided at the tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Nov 08, 2012 Jkt 229001 ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000– 0088, Travel Costs’’ 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 9000–0088, Travel Costs. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0088, Travel Costs, 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. Edward Chambers, Procurement Analyst, Office of Acquisition Policy, GSA, (202) 501–3221 or via email at Edward.chambers@gsa.gov. A. Purpose FAR 31.205–46, Travel Costs, requires that, except in extraordinary and temporary situations, costs incurred by a contractor for lodging, meals, and incidental expenses shall be considered to be reasonable and allowable only to the extent that they do not exceed on a daily basis the per diem rates in effect as of the time of travel as set forth in the Federal Travel Regulations for travel in the conterminous 48 United States, the Joint Travel Regulations, Volume 2, Appendix A, for travel is Alaska, Hawaii, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and territories and possessions of the United States, and the Department of State Standardized Regulations, section 925, ‘‘Maximum Travel Per Diem Allowances for Foreign Areas.’’ The burden generated by this coverage is in the form of the contractor preparing a justification whenever a higher actual expense reimbursement method is used. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 3,598. Responses per Respondent: 10. Total Responses: 35,980. Hours per response: .25. Total Burden Hours: 8,995. 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. 9000–0088, Travel Costs, in all correspondence. PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: November 1, 2012. William Clark, Acting Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–27397 Filed 11–8–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Docket 2012–0076; Sequence 31; OMB Control No. 9000–0077] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Quality Assurance Requirements 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, 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 quality assurance requirements. 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 January 8, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0077, Quality Assurance Requirements, by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09NON1.SGM 09NON1

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[FR Doc No: 2012-27397]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[Docket 2012-0076; Sequence 34; OMB Control No. 9000-0088]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Travel 
Costs

AGENCY: 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.

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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 
Travel Costs.
    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, 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 January 8, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-
0088, Travel Costs 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 9000-0088, Travel Costs''. Follow the 
instructions provided at the ``Submit a Comment'' screen. Please 
include your name, company name (if any), and ``Information Collection 
9000-0088, Travel Costs'' 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 9000-0088, Travel Costs.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 9000-0088, Travel Costs, 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. Edward Chambers, Procurement 
Analyst, Office of Acquisition Policy, GSA, (202) 501-3221 or via email 
at Edward.chambers@gsa.gov.

A. Purpose

    FAR 31.205-46, Travel Costs, requires that, except in extraordinary 
and temporary situations, costs incurred by a contractor for lodging, 
meals, and incidental expenses shall be considered to be reasonable and 
allowable only to the extent that they do not exceed on a daily basis 
the per diem rates in effect as of the time of travel as set forth in 
the Federal Travel Regulations for travel in the conterminous 48 United 
States, the Joint Travel Regulations, Volume 2, Appendix A, for travel 
is Alaska, Hawaii, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and territories and 
possessions of the United States, and the Department of State 
Standardized Regulations, section 925, ``Maximum Travel Per Diem 
Allowances for Foreign Areas.'' The burden generated by this coverage 
is in the form of the contractor preparing a justification whenever a 
higher actual expense reimbursement method is used.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 3,598.
    Responses per Respondent: 10.
    Total Responses: 35,980.
    Hours per response: .25.
    Total Burden Hours: 8,995.
    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. 9000-0088, Travel Costs, in all correspondence.

    Dated: November 1, 2012.
William Clark,
Acting Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of 
Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office 
of Governmentwide Policy.
[FR Doc. 2012-27397 Filed 11-8-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6820-EP-P