Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Contract Pricing, 67132-67133 [2013-26815]

Download as PDF 67132 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 217 / Friday, November 8, 2013 / Notices statements and provide copies to all the committee members. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Dated: November 4, 2013. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [Docket Number DARS–2013–0039] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Contract Pricing [FR Doc. 2013–26761 Filed 11–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P 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: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force GPS Satellite Simulator Control Working Group Meeting Space and Missile Systems Center, Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Directorate, Air Force, DoD. AGENCY: ACTION: The purpose of this notice to replace the initially posting to the Federal Register on October 24, 2013 Vol. 78 No. 206. This new meeting notice is to inform GPS simulator manufacturers, who supply products to the Department of Defense (DoD), and GPS simulator users, both government and DoD contractors, that the GPS Directorate will host a GPS Satellite Simulator Control Working Group (SSCWG) meeting on 6 December 2013 from 0900–1300 PST at Los Angeles Air Force Base. The purpose of this meeting is to disseminate information about GPS simulators, discuss current and on-going efforts related to GPS simulators, and to discuss future GPS simulator development. This event will be conducted as a classified meeting. SUMMARY: We request that you register for this event no later than 29 November 2013. Please send your registration (name, organization, and email address) to wayne.urubio.3@us.af.mil and have your security personnel submit your VAR through JPAS. SMO Code: GPSD and POC: Lt Wayne Urubio, 310–653– 4603. Please visit http://www.gps.gov/ technical/sscwg/ for information regarding an address and a draft agenda. TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Bao-Anh Trinh, Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–26802 Filed 11–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–05–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:08 Nov 07, 2013 Jkt 232001 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 under Control Number 0704– 0232 for use through January 31, 2014. DoD is proposing that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years. SUMMARY: Meeting notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Defense Acquisition Regulations System DoD will consider all comments received by January 7, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0232, using any of the following methods: Æ Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Æ Email: dfars@osd.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0232 in the subject line of the message. Æ Fax: (571) 372–6094. Æ 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:// DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 on the World Wide Web at: http:// www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/dfarspgi/ current/index.htm. 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) Subpart 215.4, Contract Pricing; DD Form 1861, Contract Facilities Capital Cost of Money; OMB Control Number 0704–0232. Needs and Uses: DoD contracting officers use DD Form 1861 in computing profit objectives for negotiated contracts. A DD Form 1861 is normally completed for each proposal for a contract for supplies or services that is priced and negotiated on the basis of cost analysis. The form enables contracting officers to differentiate profit objectives for various types of contractor assets (land, buildings, equipment). DoD needs this information to develop appropriate profit objectives when negotiating Government contracts. DoD contracting officers need the information required by DFARS 215.407–5, Estimating systems, and the related contract clause at 252.215–7002, Cost Estimating System Requirements, to determine if a contractor has an acceptable system for generating cost estimates, and to monitor the correction of any deficiencies. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit entities. Number of Respondents: 10,300. Responses per Respondent: Approximately 5. Annual Responses: 53,458. Average Burden per Response: Approximately 10 hours. Annual Response Burden Hours: 538,480. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection DFARS 215.404–71–4, Facilities capital employed, requires the use of DD Form 1861 as a means of linking Form CASB–CMF, Facilities Capital Cost of Money Factors Computation, and DD Form 1547, Record of Weighted Guidelines Application. The contracting officer uses DD Form 1861 to record and compute contract facilities capital cost of money and facilities capital employed, and carries the facilities E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 217 / Friday, November 8, 2013 / Notices capital employed amount to DD Form 1547 to develop a profit objective. When the weighted guidelines method is used as one of the three structured approaches for developing a prenegotiation profit or fee objective in accordance with DFARS 215.404–4, completion of DD Form 1861 requires contractor information not included on Form CASB–CMF, i.e., distribution percentages of land, buildings, and equipment for the business unit performing the contract. DFARS 215.407–5, Estimating systems, and the clause at 252.215– 7002, Cost Estimating System Requirements, require that certain large business contractors— • Establish an acceptable cost estimating system and disclose the estimating system to the administrative contracting officer (ACO) in writing; • Maintain the estimating system and disclose significant changes in the system to the ACO on a timely basis; and • Respond in writing to written reports from the Government that identify deficiencies in the estimating system. Manuel Quinones, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2013–26815 Filed 11–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2013–0038] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Publicizing Contract Actions Defense Acquisition Regulation 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 TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:08 Nov 07, 2013 Jkt 232001 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 requirement for use through January 31, 2014. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for these collections to expire three years after the approval date. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by January 7, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0286, using any of the following methods: Æ Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Æ Email: dfars@osd.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0231 in the subject line of the message. Æ Fax: (571) 372–6094. Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Lesa Scott, 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: Ms. Lesa Scott, at (571) 372–6104. The information collection requirements addressed in this notice are available on the World Wide Web at: http:// www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/dfarspgi/ current/index.htm. Paper copies are available from Ms. Lesa Scott, 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 205, Publicizing Contract Actions, and associated clause at DFARS 252.205– 7000, Provision of Information to Cooperative Agreement Holders; OMB Control Number 0704–0286. Needs and Uses: This information collection requirement pertains to contractor information provided to Cooperative Agreement Holders. DFARS subpart 205.4, Release of Information, and the clause at DFARS 252.205–7000 require defense prime contractors awarded contracts over $1,000,000 to provide cooperative agreement holders, upon request, a list of employees or PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67133 offices responsible for entering into subcontracts under defense contracts. The cooperative agreement holders further disseminate the information to other firms within a geographic area defined in the individual cooperative agreements. The purpose of the cooperative agreements is for the agreement holders to provide procurement technical assistance to business entities within a specified geographic area. This guidance implements 10 U.S.C. 2416. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit entities and not-for-profit institutions. Number of Respondents: 7,000. Average Responses Per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 7,000. Average Burden per Response: Approximately 1.1 hour. Annual Response Burden Hours: 7,700. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection DFARS subpart 205.4 and the clause at DFARS 252.205–7000 require defense prime contractors awarded contracts over $1,000,000 to provide cooperative agreement holders, upon request, a list of those employees or offices responsible for entering into subcontracts under defense contracts. The list must include the business address, telephone number, and area of responsibility of each employee or office. The contractor need not provide the list to a particular cooperative agreement holder more frequently than once a year. Manuel Quinones, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2013–26814 Filed 11–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER10–2774–003. Applicants: Arizona Solar One LLC. Description: Notice of Non-Material Change in Status of Arizona Solar One LLC. Filed Date: 10/28/13. Accession Number: 20131028–5174. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 11/18/13. Docket Numbers: ER14–202–000. Applicants: Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 217 (Friday, November 8, 2013)]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-26815]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket Number DARS-2013-0039]


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement; Contract Pricing

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 
under Control Number 0704-0232 for use through January 31, 2014. DoD is 
proposing that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional 
years.

DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by January 7, 2014.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0232, using any of the following methods:
    [cir] Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    [cir] Email: dfars@osd.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704-0232 in 
the subject line of the message.
    [cir] Fax: (571) 372-6094.
    [cir] 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 on the World Wide Web at: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/dfarspgi/current/index.htm. 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) Subpart 215.4, Contract Pricing; DD Form 
1861, Contract Facilities Capital Cost of Money; OMB Control Number 
0704-0232.
    Needs and Uses:
    DoD contracting officers use DD Form 1861 in computing profit 
objectives for negotiated contracts. A DD Form 1861 is normally 
completed for each proposal for a contract for supplies or services 
that is priced and negotiated on the basis of cost analysis. The form 
enables contracting officers to differentiate profit objectives for 
various types of contractor assets (land, buildings, equipment). DoD 
needs this information to develop appropriate profit objectives when 
negotiating Government contracts.
    DoD contracting officers need the information required by DFARS 
215.407-5, Estimating systems, and the related contract clause at 
252.215-7002, Cost Estimating System Requirements, to determine if a 
contractor has an acceptable system for generating cost estimates, and 
to monitor the correction of any deficiencies.
    Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit entities.
    Number of Respondents: 10,300.
    Responses per Respondent: Approximately 5.
    Annual Responses: 53,458.
    Average Burden per Response: Approximately 10 hours.
    Annual Response Burden Hours: 538,480.
    Reporting Frequency: On occasion.

Summary of Information Collection

    DFARS 215.404-71-4, Facilities capital employed, requires the use 
of DD Form 1861 as a means of linking Form CASB-CMF, Facilities Capital 
Cost of Money Factors Computation, and DD Form 1547, Record of Weighted 
Guidelines Application. The contracting officer uses DD Form 1861 to 
record and compute contract facilities capital cost of money and 
facilities capital employed, and carries the facilities

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capital employed amount to DD Form 1547 to develop a profit objective. 
When the weighted guidelines method is used as one of the three 
structured approaches for developing a prenegotiation profit or fee 
objective in accordance with DFARS 215.404-4, completion of DD Form 
1861 requires contractor information not included on Form CASB-CMF, 
i.e., distribution percentages of land, buildings, and equipment for 
the business unit performing the contract.
    DFARS 215.407-5, Estimating systems, and the clause at 252.215-
7002, Cost Estimating System Requirements, require that certain large 
business contractors--
     Establish an acceptable cost estimating system and 
disclose the estimating system to the administrative contracting 
officer (ACO) in writing;
     Maintain the estimating system and disclose significant 
changes in the system to the ACO on a timely basis; and
     Respond in writing to written reports from the Government 
that identify deficiencies in the estimating system.

Manuel Quinones,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2013-26815 Filed 11-7-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 5001-06-P