Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Davis Bacon Act-Price Adjustment (Actual Method), 11205 [2015-04238]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 40 / Monday, March 2, 2015 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0154; Docket 2015– 0053; Sequence 4] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Davis Bacon Act—Price Adjustment (Actual Method) 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 an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning the Davis-Bacon Act price adjustment (actual method). DATES: Submit comments on or before May 1, 2015. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0154, Davis Bacon Act-Price Adjustment (Actual Method), 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 9000–0154. Select the link ‘‘Comment Now’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0154, Davis Bacon ActPrice Adjustment (Actual Method)’’. Follow the instructions provided on the screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0154, Davis Bacon Act-Price Adjustment (Actual Method)’’ on your attached document. • Fax: 202–501–4067. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405. ATTN: Ms. Hada Flowers/IC 9000–0154, Davis Bacon Act-Price Adjustment (Actual Method). Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0154, Davis Bacon Act-Price Adjustment (Actual Method), in all correspondence related to this collection. All comments received will asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:55 Feb 27, 2015 Jkt 235001 be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Edward Loeb, Procurement Analyst, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, GSA, 202–501–0650, or via email Edward.loeb@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose Government contracting officers may include FAR clause 52.222–32, DavisBacon Act—Price Adjustment (Actual Method) in fixed-price solicitations and contracts, subject to the Davis-Bacon Act under certain conditions. The conditions are that the solicitation or contract contains option provisions to extend the term of the contract and the contracting officer determines that the most appropriate method to adjust the contract price at option exercise is to use a computation method based on the actual increase or decrease from a new or revised Department of Labor DavisBacon Act wage determination. The clause requires that a contractor submit at the exercise of each option to extend the term of the contract, a statement of the amount claimed for incorporation of the most current wage determination by the Department of Labor, and any relevant supporting data, including payroll records, that the contracting officer may reasonably require. The information is used by Government contracting officers to establish the contract price adjustment for the construction requirements of a contract, generally if the contract requirements are predominantly services subject to the Service Contract Act. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 842. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 842. Hours per Response: 40. Total Burden Hours: 33,680. C. Public Comments Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the 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 PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11205 technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202–501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0154, DavisBacon Act—Price Adjustment (Actual Method), in all correspondence. Dated: February 25, 2015. Edward Loeb, Acting Director, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy. [FR Doc. 2015–04238 Filed 2–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [Notice-WW1–2015–01; Docket No. 2015– 0006; Sequence No. 1] World War One Centennial Commission; Notification of Upcoming Public Advisory Meeting World War One Centennial Commission, GSA. ACTION: Meeting notice. AGENCY: Notice of this meeting is being provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 10(a)(2). This notice provides the schedule and agenda for the March 12, 2015 meeting of the World War One Centennial Commission (the Commission). The meeting is open to the public. DATES: Effective: March 2, 2015. Meeting Date and Location: The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 12, 2015 starting at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST), and ending no later than 12:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). The meeting will be held at the office of the Jones Day Law firm at 51 Louisiana Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20001–2105. This location is handicapped accessible. The meeting will be open to the public and will also be available telephonically. Persons attending in person are requested to refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other fragrances (see http://www.access-board.gov/about/ policies/fragrance.htm for more information). Persons wishing to listen to the proceedings may dial 712–432– 1001 and enter access code 474845614. Note that this is not a toll-free number. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0154; Docket 2015-0053; Sequence 4]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Davis 
Bacon Act--Price Adjustment (Actual Method)

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 an extension of a 
previously approved information collection requirement concerning the 
Davis-Bacon Act price adjustment (actual method).

DATES: Submit comments on or before May 1, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-
0154, Davis Bacon Act-Price Adjustment (Actual Method), 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 9000-0154. Select the link ``Comment Now'' that 
corresponds with ``Information Collection 9000-0154, Davis Bacon Act-
Price Adjustment (Actual Method)''. Follow the instructions provided on 
the screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and 
``Information Collection 9000-0154, Davis Bacon Act-Price Adjustment 
(Actual Method)'' on your attached document.
     Fax: 202-501-4067.
     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405. 
ATTN: Ms. Hada Flowers/IC 9000-0154, Davis Bacon Act-Price Adjustment 
(Actual Method).
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 9000-0154, Davis Bacon Act-Price Adjustment (Actual Method), 
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 Loeb, Procurement Analyst, 
Federal Acquisition Policy Division, GSA, 202-501-0650, or via email 
Edward.loeb@gsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    Government contracting officers may include FAR clause 52.222-32, 
Davis-Bacon Act--Price Adjustment (Actual Method) in fixed-price 
solicitations and contracts, subject to the Davis-Bacon Act under 
certain conditions. The conditions are that the solicitation or 
contract contains option provisions to extend the term of the contract 
and the contracting officer determines that the most appropriate method 
to adjust the contract price at option exercise is to use a computation 
method based on the actual increase or decrease from a new or revised 
Department of Labor Davis-Bacon Act wage determination.
    The clause requires that a contractor submit at the exercise of 
each option to extend the term of the contract, a statement of the 
amount claimed for incorporation of the most current wage determination 
by the Department of Labor, and any relevant supporting data, including 
payroll records, that the contracting officer may reasonably require. 
The information is used by Government contracting officers to establish 
the contract price adjustment for the construction requirements of a 
contract, generally if the contract requirements are predominantly 
services subject to the Service Contract Act.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 842.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 842.
    Hours per Response: 40.
    Total Burden Hours: 33,680.

C. Public Comments

    Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
functions of the 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.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street 
NW., Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202-501-4755. Please cite OMB 
Control No. 9000-0154, Davis-Bacon Act--Price Adjustment (Actual 
Method), in all correspondence.

    Dated: February 25, 2015.
Edward Loeb,
Acting Director, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office 
of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy.
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