Information Collection; Limitations on Pass-Through Charges, 69440 [2012-28032]

Download as PDF 69440 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 223 / Monday, November 19, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0173; Docket 2012– 0076; Sequence 52] Information Collection; Limitations on Pass-Through Charges 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 a previously approved information collection requirement regarding Limitations on Pass-Through Charges. 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 18, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0173, Limitations on PassThrough Charges 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 9000–0173, Limitations on Pass-Through Charges’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0173, Limitations on Pass-Through Charges’’ on your attached document. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:04 Nov 16, 2012 Jkt 229001 • Fax: 202–501–4067. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20417. ATTN: Hada Flowers/IC 9000–0173, Limitations on Pass-Through Charges. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0173, Limitations on PassThrough Charges, 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 N. Chambers, Procurement Analyst, Office of Acquisition Policy, at telephone (202) 501–3221 or via email to Edward.chambers@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose To enable contracting officers to verify that pass-through charges are not excessive, the provision at 52.215–22 requires offerors submitting a proposal for a contract, task order, or delivery order to provide the following information with its proposal: (1) The percent of effort the offeror intends to perform and the percent expected to be performed by each subcontractor. (2) If the offeror intends to subcontract more than 70 percent of the total cost of work to be performed—(i) The amount of the offeror’s indirect costs and profit/fee applicable to the work to be performed by the subcontractor(s); and (ii) A description of the value added by the offeror as related to the work to be performed by the subcontractor(s). (3) If any subcontractor intends to subcontract to a lower-tier subcontractor more than 70 percent of the total cost of work to be performed under its subcontract—(i) The amount of the subcontractor’s indirect costs and profit/ fee applicable to the work to be performed by the lower-tier subcontractor(s); and (ii) A description of the value added by the subcontractor as related to the work to be performed by the lower-tier subcontractor(s). B. Annual Reporting Burden The estimated annual reporting burden is slightly increased from that published in the Federal Register at 75 FR 77741, on December 13, 2010. Based on data, from the Federal Procurement Data System, for fiscal year 2011, an upward adjustment is made to the estimated annual reporting burden. Respondents: 25,892. Responses per Respondent: 1.014676. Total Responses: 26,272. PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Hours per Response: 514464. Total Burden Hours: 13,516. 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. 9000–0173, Limitations on Pass-Through Charges, in all correspondence. Dated: November 8, 2012. William Clark, Acting Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–28032 Filed 11–16–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Docket 2012–0076; Sequence 40; OMB Control No. 9000–0059] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; North Carolina Sales Tax Certification 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. AGENCIES: 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 reinstatement of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning North Carolina sales tax certification. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 77 FR 43077, on July 23, 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 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

 GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0173; Docket 2012-0076; Sequence 52]


Information Collection; Limitations on Pass-Through Charges

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 a previously approved 
information collection requirement regarding Limitations on Pass-
Through Charges.
    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 18, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-
0173, Limitations on Pass-Through Charges 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 9000-0173, Limitations on Pass-Through 
Charges''. Follow the instructions provided at the ``Submit a Comment'' 
screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and 
``Information Collection 9000-0173, Limitations on Pass-Through 
Charges'' 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 9000-0173, Limitations on Pass-Through Charges.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 9000-0173, Limitations on Pass-Through Charges, 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 N. Chambers, Procurement 
Analyst, Office of Acquisition Policy, at telephone (202) 501-3221 or 
via email to Edward.chambers@gsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    To enable contracting officers to verify that pass-through charges 
are not excessive, the provision at 52.215-22 requires offerors 
submitting a proposal for a contract, task order, or delivery order to 
provide the following information with its proposal: (1) The percent of 
effort the offeror intends to perform and the percent expected to be 
performed by each subcontractor. (2) If the offeror intends to 
subcontract more than 70 percent of the total cost of work to be 
performed--(i) The amount of the offeror's indirect costs and profit/
fee applicable to the work to be performed by the subcontractor(s); and 
(ii) A description of the value added by the offeror as related to the 
work to be performed by the subcontractor(s). (3) If any subcontractor 
intends to subcontract to a lower-tier subcontractor more than 70 
percent of the total cost of work to be performed under its 
subcontract--(i) The amount of the subcontractor's indirect costs and 
profit/fee applicable to the work to be performed by the lower-tier 
subcontractor(s); and (ii) A description of the value added by the 
subcontractor as related to the work to be performed by the lower-tier 
subcontractor(s).

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    The estimated annual reporting burden is slightly increased from 
that published in the Federal Register at 75 FR 77741, on December 13, 
2010. Based on data, from the Federal Procurement Data System, for 
fiscal year 2011, an upward adjustment is made to the estimated annual 
reporting burden.
    Respondents: 25,892.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.014676.
    Total Responses: 26,272.
    Hours per Response: 514464.
    Total Burden Hours: 13,516.
    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. 9000-0173, Limitations on Pass-Through Charges, in all 
correspondence.

    Dated: November 8, 2012.
William Clark,
Acting Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of 
Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office 
of Governmentwide Policy.
[FR Doc. 2012-28032 Filed 11-16-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6820-EP-P