Information Collection Requirements; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Construction and Architect-Engineer Contracts, 26235-26236 [2015-11072]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 88 / Thursday, May 7, 2015 / Notices identified in this noice. Written statements received after this date may not be considered by the USAF SAB until the next scheduled meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The USAF SAB meeting organizer, Major Mike Rigoni at, michael.j.rigoni.mil@ mail.mil or 240–612–5504, United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, 1500 West Perimeter Road, Ste. #3300, Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board; Notice of Meeting Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, Department of the Air Force, Department of Defense. ACTION: Meeting Notice. AGENCY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.150, the Department of Defense announces that the United States Air Force (USAF) Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) Summer Session Board Meeting will take place on 24 June 2015 at the SAFTAS Conference and Innovation Conference Center, located on the plaza level of 1550 Crystal Drive in Crystal City, Virgina. The meeting will occur from 8:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 24 June 2015. The session that will be open to the general public will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on 24 June 2015. The purpose of this Air Force Scientific Advisory Board quarterly meeting is to conduct a final review and receive FACA approval of FY15 SAB studies, which consist of: (1) Cyber Vulnerabilities of Embedded Systems on Air And Space Systems, (2) Enhanced Utility of Unmanned Air Vehicles In Contested and Denied Environments, (3) Utility of Quantum Systems for the Air Force. In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102–3.155, a number of sessions of the USAF SAB Summer Session Board meeting will be closed to the public because they will discuss classified information and matters covered by section 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1). Any member of the public that wishes to attend this meeting or provide input to the USAF SAB must contact the Designated Federal Officer at the phone number or email address listed below at least five working days prior to the meeting date. Please ensure that you submit your written statement in accordance with 41 CFR 102–3.140(c) and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Statements being submitted in response to the agenda mentioned in this notice must be received by the Designated Federal Officer at the address listed below at least five calendar days prior to the meeting commencement date. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submissions and respond to them prior to the start of the meeting mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:07 May 06, 2015 Jkt 235001 Henry Williams, Civ, DAF, Acting Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–11008 Filed 5–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–10–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2015–0021] Information Collection Requirements; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Construction and Architect-Engineer Contracts 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 requirement for use through August 31, 2015. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for three additional years. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by July 6, 2015. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26235 You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0255, using any of the following methods: Æ Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Æ Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0255 in the subject line of the message. Æ Fax: 571–372–6094. Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Tresa Sullivan, OUSD (AT&L) DPAP (DARS), 3B941, 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. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check www.regulations.gov approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting, (except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Tresa Sullivan, 571–372–6089. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Information Collection in Support of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 236, Construction and Architect-Engineer Contracts, and related clauses at DFARS 252.236; OMB Control Number 0704– 0255. Needs and Uses: DoD contracting officers need this information to evaluate contractor proposals for contract modifications; to determine that a contractor has removed obstructions to navigation; to review contractor requests for payment for mobilization and preparatory work; to determine reasonableness of costs allocated to mobilization and demobilization; and to determine eligibility for the 20 percent evaluation preference for United States firms in the award of some overseas construction contracts. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Annual Burden Hours: 342,315. Number of Respondents: 3,353. Responses per Respondent: Approximately 1. Annual Responses: 3,369. Average Burden per Response: Approximately 101 hours. Frequency: On occasion. ADDRESSES: Summary of Information Collection DFARS 236.570(a) prescribes use of the clause at DFARS 252.236–7000, Modification Proposals—Price Breakdown, in all fixed-price E:\FR\FM\07MYN1.SGM 07MYN1 26236 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 88 / Thursday, May 7, 2015 / Notices construction solicitations and contracts. The clause requires the contractor to submit a price breakdown with any proposal for a contract modification. DFARS 236.570(b) prescribes use of the following clauses in fixed-price construction contracts and solicitations as applicable: (1) The clause at DFARS 252.236– 7002, Obstruction of Navigable Waterways, requires the contractor to notify the contracting officer of obstructions in navigable waterways. (2) The clause at DFARS 252.236– 7003, Payment for Mobilization and Preparatory Work, requires the contractor to provide supporting documentation when submitting requests for payment for mobilization and preparatory work. (3) The clause at DFARS 252.236– 7004, Payment for Mobilization and Demobilization, permits the contracting officer to require the contractor to furnish cost data justifying the percentage of the cost split between mobilization and demobilization, if the contracting officer believes that the proposed percentages do not bear a reasonable relation to the cost of the work. DFARS 236.570(c) prescribes use of the following provisions in solicitations for military construction contracts that are funded with military construction appropriations and are estimated to exceed $1,000,000: (1) The provision at DFARS 252.236– 7010, Overseas Military Construction— Preference for United States Firms, when contract performance will be in a United States outlying area in the Pacific or in a country bordering the Arabian Gulf, requires an offeror to specify whether or not it is a United States firm. (2) The provision at DFARS 252.236– 7012, Military Construction on Kwajalein Atoll—Evaluation Preference, when contract performance will be on Kwajalein Atoll, requires an offeror to specify whether it is a United States firm, a Marshallese firm, or other firm. Manuel Quinones, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2015–11072 Filed 5–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P ACTION: Notice. The following invention is assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and made available for licensing by the Department of the Navy: U.S. Patent Application No. 14/591660—‘‘Use of heptadecanoic acid (C17:0) to detect risk of and treat hyperferritinemia and metabolic syndrome’’. ADDRESSES: Request for copies of invention disclosures cited should be directed to Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, Office of Research and Technology Applications, Code 72120, 53560 Hull St., Bldg. A33 Room 2531, San Diego, CA 92152–5001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Suh, Office of Research and Technology Applications, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, Code 72120, 53560 Hull St., Bldg. A33 Room 2531, San Diego, CA 92152–5001, telephone 619–553–5118, Email: brian.suh@navy.mil. SUMMARY: Authority: 35 U.S.C. 207, 37 CFR part 404. Dated: May 1, 2015. N.A. Hagerty-Ford, Commander, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–10954 Filed 5–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Notice of Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive Patent License; Epitracker, LLC Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to Epitracker, LLC, a revocable, nonassignable, partially exclusive license in the United States to practice the Government-Owned inventions described in U.S. Patent Application No. 14/591660—‘‘Use of heptadecanoic acid (C17:0) to detect risk of and treat hyperferritinemia and metabolic syndrome’’. SUMMARY: Anyone wishing to object to the grant of this license must file written objections along with supporting evidence, if any, no later than May 22, 2015. ADDRESSES: Written objections are to be filed with the Office of Research and Technology Applications, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Notice of Availability of GovernmentOwned Inventions; Available for Licensing AGENCY: Department of the Navy, DoD. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:07 May 06, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Code 72120, 53560 Hull St., Bldg. A33 Room 2531, San Diego, CA 92152–5001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Suh, Office of Research and Technology Applications, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, Code 72120, 53560 Hull St., Bldg. A33 Room 2531, San Diego, CA 92152–5001, telephone 619–553–5118, E-Mail: brian.suh@navy.mil. Authority: 35 U.S.C. 207, 37 CFR part 404. Dated: May 1, 2015. N.A. Hagerty-Ford, Commander, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–10990 Filed 5–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP15–94–000; Docket No. CP15–96–000; Docket No. CP15–93–000] Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company, LP; Trunkline Gas Company, LLC; Rover Pipeline LLC; Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Panhandle Backhaul Project and Trunkline Backhaul Project, and Request for Comments on Environmental Issues The staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC or Commission) will analyze the environmental impacts of the Panhandle Backhaul Project and Trunkline Backhaul Project, involving the modification and upgrades of existing facilities by Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line Company, LP (Panhandle) and Trunkline Gas Company, LLC (Trunkline), in the Commission’s environmental impact statement (EIS) currently under preparation for the Rover Pipeline Project in Docket No. CP15–93–000. The Panhandle Backhaul Project would modify existing facilities in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. The Trunkline Backhaul Project would modify existing facilities in Illinois, Tennessee, and Mississippi. Both projects would increase backhaul capacity to flow natural gas volumes from the Rover Pipeline Project. The Commission will use the EIS in its decision-making process to determine whether the projects are in the public convenience and necessity. This notice announces the opening of the scoping process the Commission will use to gather input from the public and interested agencies on the Panhandle Backhaul Project and E:\FR\FM\07MYN1.SGM 07MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 88 (Thursday, May 7, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 26235-26236]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-11072]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket Number DARS-2015-0021]


Information Collection Requirements; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement; Construction and Architect-Engineer Contracts

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 August 31, 2015. DoD proposes that OMB 
extend its approval for three additional years.

DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by July 6, 2015.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0255, using any of the following methods:
    [cir] Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    [cir] Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704-
0255 in the subject line of the message.
    [cir] Fax: 571-372-6094.
    [cir] Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Tresa 
Sullivan, OUSD (AT&L) DPAP (DARS), 3B941, 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. To 
confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check www.regulations.gov 
approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting, 
(except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Tresa Sullivan, 571-372-6089.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title and OMB Number: Information Collection in Support of the 
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 236, 
Construction and Architect-Engineer Contracts, and related clauses at 
DFARS 252.236; OMB Control Number 0704-0255.
    Needs and Uses: DoD contracting officers need this information to 
evaluate contractor proposals for contract modifications; to determine 
that a contractor has removed obstructions to navigation; to review 
contractor requests for payment for mobilization and preparatory work; 
to determine reasonableness of costs allocated to mobilization and 
demobilization; and to determine eligibility for the 20 percent 
evaluation preference for United States firms in the award of some 
overseas construction contracts.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Annual Burden Hours: 342,315.
    Number of Respondents: 3,353.
    Responses per Respondent: Approximately 1.
    Annual Responses: 3,369.
    Average Burden per Response: Approximately 101 hours.
    Frequency: On occasion.

Summary of Information Collection

    DFARS 236.570(a) prescribes use of the clause at DFARS 252.236-
7000, Modification Proposals--Price Breakdown, in all fixed-price

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construction solicitations and contracts. The clause requires the 
contractor to submit a price breakdown with any proposal for a contract 
modification.
    DFARS 236.570(b) prescribes use of the following clauses in fixed-
price construction contracts and solicitations as applicable:
    (1) The clause at DFARS 252.236-7002, Obstruction of Navigable 
Waterways, requires the contractor to notify the contracting officer of 
obstructions in navigable waterways.
    (2) The clause at DFARS 252.236-7003, Payment for Mobilization and 
Preparatory Work, requires the contractor to provide supporting 
documentation when submitting requests for payment for mobilization and 
preparatory work.
    (3) The clause at DFARS 252.236-7004, Payment for Mobilization and 
Demobilization, permits the contracting officer to require the 
contractor to furnish cost data justifying the percentage of the cost 
split between mobilization and demobilization, if the contracting 
officer believes that the proposed percentages do not bear a reasonable 
relation to the cost of the work.
    DFARS 236.570(c) prescribes use of the following provisions in 
solicitations for military construction contracts that are funded with 
military construction appropriations and are estimated to exceed 
$1,000,000:
    (1) The provision at DFARS 252.236-7010, Overseas Military 
Construction--Preference for United States Firms, when contract 
performance will be in a United States outlying area in the Pacific or 
in a country bordering the Arabian Gulf, requires an offeror to specify 
whether or not it is a United States firm.
    (2) The provision at DFARS 252.236-7012, Military Construction on 
Kwajalein Atoll--Evaluation Preference, when contract performance will 
be on Kwajalein Atoll, requires an offeror to specify whether it is a 
United States firm, a Marshallese firm, or other firm.

Manuel Quinones,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2015-11072 Filed 5-6-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 5001-06-P