Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Bonds and Insurance, 15935-15936 [2013-05733]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 13, 2013 / Notices DoD, pursuant to the authorizing legislation, shall appoint four officers of the Corps of Engineers to the Board as ex officio appointments, with one position being occupied by the Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Chief of Engineers, in consultation with the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), shall determine which three of the eight coastal division commanders shall be nominated as the other ex officio members of the Board. The Chief of Engineers, in determining which of the coastal division commanders shall serve on the Board, shall consider the individual’s tenure as a division commander and his or her expertise in the matters before the Board. The three civilian Board members shall be civilian engineers recommended by the Chief of Engineers for their expertise in the field of beach erosion and shore protection. The Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, shall serve as the President of the Board. Board members, who are not full-time or permanent part-time Federal officers or employees, shall be appointed by the Secretary of Defense to serve as experts and consultants under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, and shall serve as special government employee (SGE) members. Civilian Board members may be appointed by the Secretary of Defense or Deputy Secretary of Defense for a twoyear term of service, with annual renewals; however, no civilian member, unless authorized by the Secretary of Defense, may serve more than two consecutive terms of service. Pursuant to section 105 of Public Law 91–611, Board members who are not full-time or permanent part-time Federal officers or employees, may be paid at rates not to exceed the daily equivalent of the rate for a GS–15, step 10, for each day of attendance at Board meetings, not to exceed 30 days per year, in addition to travel and other necessary expenses connected with their official duties on the Board, in accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 5703(b), (d), and 5707. All other Board members shall receive compensation for travel and per diem for official travel. DoD, when necessary and consistent with the Board’s mission and DoD policies and procedures, may establish subcommittees, task forces, or working groups to support the Board. Establishment of subcommittees will be based on a written determination, to include terms of reference, by the Secretary of Defense, the Deputy VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:11 Mar 12, 2013 Jkt 229001 Secretary of Defense, or the Secretary of the Army, as the DoD Sponsor. Such subcommittees shall not work independently of the Board and shall report all of their recommendations and advice solely to the Board for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees, task forces, or working groups have no authority to make decisions and recommendations, verbally or in writing, on behalf of the Board. No subcommittee or any of its members can update or report, verbally or in writing, on behalf of the Board, directly to DoD or any Federal officer or employee. Subcommittee members, if not fulltime or part-time Government employees, shall be appointed to serve as experts and consultants under the authority 5 U.S.C. 3109, and shall serve as SGE members. The Secretary of Defense or the Deputy Secretary of Defense may approve the appointment of subcommittee members for a two-year term of service with annual renewals; however, no member, unless authorized by the Secretary of Defense, may serve more than two consecutive terms of service. With the exception of travel and per diem for official travel related to the Board or its subcommittees, subcommittee members shall serve without compensation. Each subcommittee member is appointed to provide advice to the Government on the basis of his or her best judgment without representing any particular point of view and in a manner that is free from conflict of interest. All subcommittees, task forces, or working groups shall operate under the provisions of FACA, the Sunshine Act, other governing Federal statutes and regulations, and established DoD policies and procedures. The Board shall meet at the call of the Board’s Designated Federal Officer (DFO), in consultation with the Chairperson. The estimated number of Board meetings is no less than two per year. In addition, the DFO is required to be in attendance at all Board and subcommittee meetings for the entire duration of each and every meeting; however, in the absence of the DFO, the Alternate DFO shall attend the entire duration of the Board or subcommittee meeting. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102– 3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Board membership about the Board’s mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of the Board. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15935 All written statements shall be submitted to the DFO, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Board’s DFO can be obtained from the GSA’s FACA Database—https://www.fido.gov/ facadatabase/public.asp. The DFO, pursuant to 41 CFR 102– 3.150, will announce planned meetings of the Board. The DFO, at that time, may provide additional guidance on the submission of written statements that are in response to the stated agenda for the planned meeting in question. Dated: March 8, 2013. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2013–05728 Filed 3–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2013–0006] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Bonds and Insurance Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension of an approved information collection requirement. AGENCY: In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection for use through June 30, 2013. DoD proposes that OMB extend its SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1 15936 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 13, 2013 / Notices approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date. DoD will consider all comments received by May 13, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0216, using any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Email: dfars@osd.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0216 in the subject line of the message. Fax: (571) 372–6094. Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Mr. Mark Gomersall, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), Room 3B855, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3060. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mark Gomersall, at (571) 372–6099. The information collection requirements addressed in this notice are available via the Internet at: http://www.acq.osd.mil/ dpap/dars/dfarspgi/current/index.html. Paper copies are available from Mr. Mark Gomersall, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), Room 3B855, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 228, Bonds and Insurance, and related clauses at 252.228; OMB Control Number 0704–0216. Needs and Uses: DoD uses the information obtained through this collection to determine the allowability of a contractor’s costs of providing warhazard benefits to its employees; to determine the need for an investigation regarding an accident that occurs in connection with a contract; and to determine whether a contractor performing a service or construction contract in Spain has adequate insurance coverage. Affected Public: Businesses or other for profit and not-for profit institutions. Annual Burden Hours: 471. Number of Respondents: 125. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 125. Average Burden per Response: Approximately 4 hours Frequency: On Occasion mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: Summary of Information Collection The clause at DFARS 252.228–7000, Reimbursement for War-Hazard Losses, VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:11 Mar 12, 2013 Jkt 229001 requires the contractor to provide notice and supporting documentation to the contracting officer regarding claims or potential claims for costs of providing war-hazard benefits to contractor employees. The clause at DFARS 252.228–7005, Accident Reporting and Investigation Involving Aircraft, Missiles, and Space Launch Vehicles, requires the contractor to report promptly to the administrative contracting officer all pertinent facts relating to each accident involving an aircraft, missile, or space launch vehicle being manufactured, modified, repaired, or overhauled in connection with the contract. The clause at DFARS 252.228–7006, Compliance with Spanish Laws and Insurance, requires the contractor to provide the contracting officer with a written representation that the contractor has obtained the required types of insurance in the minimum amounts specified in the clause, when performing a service or construction contract in Spain. Kortnee Stewart, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2013–05733 Filed 3–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2012–ICCD–0069] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Foreign Graduate Medical School Consumer Information Reporting Form Department of Education (ED), Federal Student Aid (FSA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before April 12, 2013. ADDRESSES: Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting Docket ID number ED–2012–ICCD–0069 or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 should be addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Room 2E103, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Electronically mail ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please do not send comments here. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Foreign Graduate Medical School Consumer Information Reporting Form. OMB Control Number: 1845–NEW. Type of Review: New information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector; State, Local, or Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 25. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 400. Abstract: This is a request for a new collection to obtain consumer information from foreign graduate medical institutions that participate in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program (Direct Loan Program) as authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1963, as amended, (HEA). The request is to gain approval of a form for reporting specific E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 49 (Wednesday, March 13, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15935-15936]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-05733]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket Number DARS-2013-0006]


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Bonds and Insurance

AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense 
(DoD).

ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension 
of an approved information collection requirement.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), DoD announces the 
proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and 
seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments 
on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the 
information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways 
to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information 
collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.
    The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this 
information collection for use through June 30, 2013. DoD proposes that 
OMB extend its

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approval for use for three additional years beyond the current 
expiration date.

DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by May 13, 2013.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0216, using any of the following methods:
    Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.
    Email: dfars@osd.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704-0216 in the 
subject line of the message.
    Fax: (571) 372-6094.
    Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Mr. Mark 
Gomersall, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), Room 3B855, 3060 Defense Pentagon, 
Washington, DC 20301-3060.
    Comments received generally will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mark Gomersall, at (571) 372-6099. 
The information collection requirements addressed in this notice are 
available via the Internet at: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/dfarspgi/current/index.html. Paper copies are available from Mr. Mark 
Gomersall, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), Room 3B855, 3060 Defense Pentagon, 
Washington, DC 20301-3060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 228, Bonds and Insurance, and 
related clauses at 252.228; OMB Control Number 0704-0216.
    Needs and Uses: DoD uses the information obtained through this 
collection to determine the allowability of a contractor's costs of 
providing war-hazard benefits to its employees; to determine the need 
for an investigation regarding an accident that occurs in connection 
with a contract; and to determine whether a contractor performing a 
service or construction contract in Spain has adequate insurance 
coverage.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for profit and not-for profit 
institutions.
    Annual Burden Hours: 471.
    Number of Respondents: 125.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 125.
    Average Burden per Response: Approximately 4 hours
    Frequency: On Occasion

Summary of Information Collection

    The clause at DFARS 252.228-7000, Reimbursement for War-Hazard 
Losses, requires the contractor to provide notice and supporting 
documentation to the contracting officer regarding claims or potential 
claims for costs of providing war-hazard benefits to contractor 
employees.
    The clause at DFARS 252.228-7005, Accident Reporting and 
Investigation Involving Aircraft, Missiles, and Space Launch Vehicles, 
requires the contractor to report promptly to the administrative 
contracting officer all pertinent facts relating to each accident 
involving an aircraft, missile, or space launch vehicle being 
manufactured, modified, repaired, or overhauled in connection with the 
contract.
    The clause at DFARS 252.228-7006, Compliance with Spanish Laws and 
Insurance, requires the contractor to provide the contracting officer 
with a written representation that the contractor has obtained the 
required types of insurance in the minimum amounts specified in the 
clause, when performing a service or construction contract in Spain.

Kortnee Stewart,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2013-05733 Filed 3-12-13; 8:45 am]
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