Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Contract Financing, 68829-68830 [2013-27309]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 221 / Friday, November 15, 2013 / Notices number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. Any associated form(s) for this collection may be located within this same electronic docket and downloaded for review/testing. Follow the instructions at http:// www.regulations.gov for submitting comments. Please submit comments on any given form identified by docket number, form number, and title. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 441 G Street NW., Washington, DC 20314–1000, Attn: CECW–CO–R, or call Department of the Army Reports clearance officer at (703) 428–6440. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Customer Service Survey— Regulatory Program, US Army Corps of Engineers, ENG Form 5065, OMB Control Number 0710–0012. Needs and Uses: The Corps conducts surveys of customers served by our district offices, currently a total of 38 offices. Only voluntary opinions will be solicited and no information requested on the survey instrument will be mandatory. The survey form will be provided to the applicants when they receive a regulatory product, primarily a permit decision or wetland determination. The information collected will be used to assess whether Regulatory business practices or policies warrant revision to better serve the public. Without this survey the Corps would have to rely on less structured, informal methods of obtaining public input. Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-profit; not-for-profit institutions; farms; or other agencies who receive permits or jurisdictional determinations for the Corps of Engineers Regulatory program. Annual Burden Hours: 500. Number of Respondents: 2,000. Responses per Respondent: 1. Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. The Corps of Engineers is required by three federal laws, passed by Congress, VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 Nov 14, 2013 Jkt 232001 to regulate construction-related activities in waters of the United States. This customer survey provides feedback on the service the public has received from the Regulatory program during their permit or jurisdictional determination evaluations. Dated: November 8, 2013. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2013–27294 Filed 11–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Contract Financing Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). AGENCY: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension of an approved information collection requirement. ACTION: 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 requirement for use through January 31 2014. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years. SUMMARY: DoD will consider all comments received by January 14, 2014. DATES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0359, using any of the following methods: ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68829 Æ Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Æ Email: dfars@osd.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0359 in the subject line of the message. Æ Fax: (571) 372–6094. Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Mark Gomersall, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B855, 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, (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/dfars/ index.htm. Paper copies are available from Mr. Mark Gomersall, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), 3060, Room 3B855, Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 232, Contract Financing, and related clause at DFARS 252.232–7007, Limitation of Government’s Obligation; OMB Control Number 0704–0359. Needs and Uses: This information collection requires contractors that are awarded incrementally funded, fixedprice DoD contracts to notify the Government when the work under the contract will, within 90 days, reach the point at which the amount payable by the Government (including any termination costs) approximates 85 percent of the funds currently allotted to the contract. This information will be used to determine what course of action the Government will take (e.g., allot additional funds for continued performance, terminate the contract, or terminate certain contract line items). Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Annual Burden Hours: 800. Number of Respondents: 800. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 800. Average Burden per Response: 1 hour. Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection This information collection includes requirements related to contract financing and payment in DFARS Part 232, Contract Financing, and the related clause at DFARS 252.232–7007, Limitation of Government’s Obligation. DFARS subpart 232.7, Contract E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1 68830 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 221 / Friday, November 15, 2013 / Notices Funding, limits the use of incrementally funded fixed-price contracts to situations where (1) the contract is for severable services, does not exceed one year in length, and is incrementally funded using funds available as of the date the funds are obligated; or (2) the contract uses funds available from two or more fiscal years and is funded with research and development appropriations, or Congress has otherwise authorized incremental funding. The clause at DFARS 252.232– 7007 identifies procedures for incrementally funding the contract and requires the contractor to provide the Government with written notice when the work will reach the point at which the amount payable by the Government, including any termination costs, approximates 85 percent of the funds currently allotted to the contract. Manuel Quinones, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2013–27309 Filed 11–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Service Contracting 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 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 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 Nov 14, 2013 Jkt 232001 (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 14, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0231, using any of the following methods: Æ Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Æ Email: dfars@mail.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 237, Service Contracting, and associated clauses at DFARS 252.237–7000, Notice of Special Standards of Responsibility; 252.237–7011, Preparation History, and DD Form 2063, Record of Preparation and Disposition of Remains (Within CONUS); 252.237–7023, Continuation of Essential Contractor Services; and 252.237–7024, Notice of Continuation of Essential Contractor Services; OMB Control Number 0704–0231, which incorporates the annual reporting burden previously approved under OMB Control Number 0704–0465. Needs and Uses: This information collection is used by contracting officers for three distinct purposes. Audit Services. The clause at 252– 237.7000 is used to provide information that enables verification that the apparently successful offeror for audit services is licensed by the cognizant licensing authority in the state or other political jurisdiction where the offeror operates its professional practice. PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Mortuary Services. The clause at DFARS 252–237.7011 and DD Form 2063 are used (a) to ensure the mortuary contractor has properly prepared the body, and (b), by the contract carrier, so that the body can be shipped by that carrier. When additional preparation of the body is required subsequent to shipment, information regarding the initial preparation of the body may be used by the mortuary services contractor to whom the body has been shipped. Continuation of Essential Services. The provision at DFARS 252.237–7024 requires offerors to submit with its offer a written plan describing how it will continue to perform essential contractor services during periods of crisis. The associated clause at 252.237–7023 requires the contractor to maintain and update its plan as necessary. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit entities and not-for-profit institutions. Number of Respondents: 7,810. Average Responses per Respondent: 1.22. Annual Responses: 9,560. Average Burden per Response: Approximately 1.87 hours. Annual Response Burden Hours: 17,905. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection DFARS Part 237, the clauses at DFARS 252.237–7000, 252.237–7011, 252.237–7023, 252.237–7024, and DD Form 2063 are required for DoD contracting officers to— (a) Verify that the apparently successful offeror for audit services is properly licensed in the state or other political jurisdiction where the offeror operates its professional practice; (b) Verify the mortuary contractor has properly prepared a body for shipment. The mortuary contractor to whom the body has been shipped may use the information regarding the initial preparation of the body when additional preparation is required subsequent to shipment; or (c) Ensure the contractor submits a written plan that demonstrates its ability to continue providing contractually required mission critical functions in an emergency. Manuel Quinones, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2013–27306 Filed 11–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 221 (Friday, November 15, 2013)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-27309]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System


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

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 
requirement for use through January 31 2014. DoD proposes that OMB 
extend its approval for use for three additional years.

DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by January 14, 2014.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0359, 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 0704-0359 in 
the subject line of the message.
    [cir] Fax: (571) 372-6094.
    [cir] Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Mark 
Gomersall, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B855, 
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, (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/dfars/index.htm. Paper copies are available from Mr. Mark Gomersall, 
OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), 3060, Room 3B855, Defense Pentagon, Washington, 
DC 20301-3060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation 
Supplement (DFARS) Part 232, Contract Financing, and related clause at 
DFARS 252.232-7007, Limitation of Government's Obligation; OMB Control 
Number 0704-0359.
    Needs and Uses: This information collection requires contractors 
that are awarded incrementally funded, fixed-price DoD contracts to 
notify the Government when the work under the contract will, within 90 
days, reach the point at which the amount payable by the Government 
(including any termination costs) approximates 85 percent of the funds 
currently allotted to the contract. This information will be used to 
determine what course of action the Government will take (e.g., allot 
additional funds for continued performance, terminate the contract, or 
terminate certain contract line items).
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Annual Burden Hours: 800.
    Number of Respondents: 800.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 800.
    Average Burden per Response: 1 hour.
    Frequency: On occasion.

Summary of Information Collection

    This information collection includes requirements related to 
contract financing and payment in DFARS Part 232, Contract Financing, 
and the related clause at DFARS 252.232-7007, Limitation of 
Government's Obligation. DFARS subpart 232.7, Contract

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Funding, limits the use of incrementally funded fixed-price contracts 
to situations where (1) the contract is for severable services, does 
not exceed one year in length, and is incrementally funded using funds 
available as of the date the funds are obligated; or (2) the contract 
uses funds available from two or more fiscal years and is funded with 
research and development appropriations, or Congress has otherwise 
authorized incremental funding. The clause at DFARS 252.232-7007 
identifies procedures for incrementally funding the contract and 
requires the contractor to provide the Government with written notice 
when the work will reach the point at which the amount payable by the 
Government, including any termination costs, approximates 85 percent of 
the funds currently allotted to the contract.

Manuel Quinones,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2013-27309 Filed 11-14-13; 8:45 am]
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