Submission to OMB for Review; General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Contract Administration, Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308), 34434-34435 [2015-14722]

Download as PDF 34434 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 115 / Tuesday, June 16, 2015 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose Government property, as used in FAR Part 45, means all property owned or leased by the Government. Government property includes both Governmentfurnished property and contractoracquired property. Government property includes material, equipment, special tooling, special test equipment, and real property. Government property does not include intellectual property and software. This part prescribes policies and procedures for providing Government property to contractors; contractors’ management and use of Government property; and reporting, redistributing, and disposing of contractor inventory. This clearance covers the following requirements: (a) FAR 52.245–1(f)(1)(ii) requires contractors to document the receipt of Government property. (b) FAR 52.245–1(f)(1)(ii)(A) requires contractors to submit report if overages, shortages, or damages and/or other discrepancies are discovered upon receipt of Government-furnished property. (c) FAR 52.245–1(f)(1)(iii) requires contractors to create and maintain records of all Government property accountable to the contract. (d) FAR 52.245–1(f)(1)(iv) requires contractors to periodically perform, record, and report physical inventories during contract performance, including upon completion or termination of the contract. (e) FAR 52.245–1(f)(1)(vii)(B) requires contractors to investigate and report all incidents of Government property loss as soon as the facts become known. (f) FAR 52.245–1(f)(1)(viii) requires contractors to promptly disclose and report Government property in its possession that is excess to contract performance. (g) FAR 52.245–1(f)(1)(ix) requires contractors to disclose and report to the Property Administrator the need for replacement and/or capital rehabilitation. (h) FAR 52.245–1(f)(1)(x) requires contractors to perform and report to the Property Administrator contract property closeout. (i) FAR 52.245–1(f)(2) requires contractors to establish and maintain source data, particularly in the areas of recognition of acquisitions and dispositions of material and equipment. (j) FAR 52.245–1(j)(2) requires contractors to submit inventory disposal schedules to the Plant Clearance Officer via the Standard Form 1428, Inventory Disposal Schedule. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Jun 15, 2015 Jkt 235001 (k) FAR 52.245–9(d) requires a contractor to identify the property for which rental is requested. B. Annual Reporting Burden Number of Respondents: 11,375. Responses per Respondent: 1,057. Total Responses: 12,023,375. Average Burden Hours per Response: .3092. Total Burden Hours: 3,717,627. C. Public Comments Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (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 20006, telephone 202–501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000– 0075, Government Property, in all correspondence. Dated: June 11, 2014. Edward Loeb, Acting Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Govenrmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2015–14721 Filed 6–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 3090–0027; Docket 2015– 0001; Sequence 1] Submission to OMB for Review; General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Contract Administration, Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308) Office of Acquisition Policy, General Services Administraton (GSA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the General Services Administration 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 regarding contract administration and quality assurance. A notice published in the Federal Register at 80 FR 13003 on March 12, 2015. No comments were received. DATES: Submit comments on or before: July 16, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Dana Munson, Procurement Analyst, General Services Acquisition Policy Division, at 202–357–9652 or via email to dana.munson@gsa.gov. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 3090–0027, Contract Administration and Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308), 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 3090–0027. Select the link ‘‘Comment Now’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 3090–0027, Contract Administration and Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308)’’. Follow the instructions on the screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 3090–0027, Contract Administration and Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308)’’, on your attached document. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20406. ATTN: Ms. Flowers/IC 3090–0027, Contract Administration and Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308). Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 3090–0027, Contract Administration and Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308), 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: A. Purpose Under certain contracts, because of reliance on contractor inspection in lieu of Government inspection, GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service requires documentation from its contractors to effectively monitor contractor E:\FR\FM\16JNN1.SGM 16JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 115 / Tuesday, June 16, 2015 / Notices performance and ensure that it will be able to take timely action should that performance be deficient. B. Annual Reporting Burden Based on current research, the number of respondents and estimated average response time per respondent for GSA form 308 is adjusted to more accurately reflect current review and response times. This adjustment also affects the total number of estimated hours, the estimated annualized cost to the public, and the estimated annualized cost to the government. Respondents: 4,604. Responses per Respondent: 24. Total Responses: 110,496 Hours per Response: .17. Total Burden Hours: 18,785. C. Public Comments Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary 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; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. 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 20406, telephone 202–501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 3090–0027, Contract Administration, Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308), in all correspondence. Dated: June 11, 2015. Jeffrey A. Koses, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy. [FR Doc. 2015–14722 Filed 6–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–61–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, (BSC, NCIPC) In accordance with Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces, the following meeting of the aforementioned committee: Times and Dates: 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., July 15, 2015 (OPEN) VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:18 Jun 15, 2015 Jkt 235001 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., July 16, 2015 (CLOSED) Place: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Chamblee Campus, Building 106, Conference Room 1– B, Atlanta, GA 30341 Status: Portions of the meeting as designated above will be closed to the public in accordance with provisions set forth in Section 552b(c)(4) and (6), Title 5 U.S.C., and the Determination of the Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, CDC pursuant to Public Law 92–463. Purpose: The Board of Scientific Counselors makes recommendations regarding policies, strategies, objectives, and priorities; and reviews progress toward injury prevention goals and provides evidence in injury prevention-related research and programs. The Board also provides advice on the appropriate balance of intramural and extramural research, the structure, progress and performance of intramural programs. The Board is designed to provide guidance on extramural scientific program matters, including the: (1) Review of extramural research concepts for funding opportunity announcements; (2) conduct of Secondary Peer Review of extramural research grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts applications received in response to the funding opportunity announcements as it relates to the Center’s programmatic balance and mission; (3) submission of secondary review recommendations to the Center Director of applications to be considered for funding support; (4) review of research portfolios, and (5) review of program proposals. The board shall provide guidance on the National Center of Injury Prevention and Control’s programs and research activities by conducting scientific peer review of intramural research and programs within the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control; by ensuring adherence to Office of Management and Budget requirements for intramural peer review; and by monitoring the overall direction, focus, and success of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Matters for Discussion: The BSC, NCIPC will discuss, research strategies needed to guide the Center’s focus, updates on the current research portfolio review and the Pediatric mild-Traumatic Injury Workgroup. There will be 15 minutes allotted for public comments at the end of the open session. On the second day of the meeting, the BSC, NCIPC will meet to conduct a Secondary Peer Review of extramural research grant applications received in response to five (5) Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs): CE15–001, Research Grants for Preventing Violence and Violence Related Injury (R01) Documents; CE15–002, The CDC National Centers of Excellence in Youth Violence Prevention Cycle 1; CE15–003, Evaluating Structural, Economic, Environmental, or Policy Primary Prevention Strategies for Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Violence; CE15–004, Evaluating Innovative and Promising Strategies to Prevent Suicide among Middle-Aged Men; and CE15–005, Research to Evaluate the CDC Heads Up Initiative in Youth Sports. Applications will be assessed as they relate to the Center’s mission and programmatic PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34435 balance. Recommendations from the secondary review will be voted upon and the application will be forwarded to the Center Director for consideration for funding support. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Contact Person for More Information: Gwendolyn H. Cattledge, Ph.D., M.S.E.H., Deputy Associate Director for Science and Designated Federal Official, NCIPC, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, NE., Mailstop F–63, Atlanta, GA 30341, Telephone (770) 488– 1430. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Claudette Grant, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2015–14750 Filed 6–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [60Day–15–15AMG; Docket No. CDC–2015– 0040] Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice with comment period. AGENCY: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as part of its continuing efforts to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on the FoodNet Population Survey which is a telephone-based survey to gather information to estimate the total number of acute diarrheal illnesses in the U.S. and assess the frequency of exposures commonly associated with foodborne illness. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before August 17, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. CDC–2015– 0040 by any of the following methods: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16JNN1.SGM 16JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 115 (Tuesday, June 16, 2015)]
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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 3090-0027; Docket 2015-0001; Sequence 1]


Submission to OMB for Review; General Services Administration 
Acquisition Regulation; Contract Administration, Quality Assurance (GSA 
Forms 1678 and 308)

AGENCY: Office of Acquisition Policy, General Services Administraton 
(GSA).

ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an 
existing OMB clearance.

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the 
General Services Administration 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 
regarding contract administration and quality assurance. A notice 
published in the Federal Register at 80 FR 13003 on March 12, 2015. No 
comments were received.

DATES: Submit comments on or before: July 16, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Dana Munson, Procurement Analyst, 
General Services Acquisition Policy Division, at 202-357-9652 or via 
email to dana.munson@gsa.gov.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 3090-
0027, Contract Administration and Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 
308), 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 3090-0027. Select the link ``Comment Now'' that 
corresponds with ``Information Collection 3090-0027, Contract 
Administration and Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308)''. Follow 
the instructions on the screen. Please include your name, company name 
(if any), and ``Information Collection 3090-0027, Contract 
Administration and Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308)'', on 
your attached document.
     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20406. 
ATTN: Ms. Flowers/IC 3090-0027, Contract Administration and Quality 
Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308).
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 3090-0027, Contract Administration and Quality Assurance 
(GSA Forms 1678 and 308), 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    Under certain contracts, because of reliance on contractor 
inspection in lieu of Government inspection, GSA's Federal Acquisition 
Service requires documentation from its contractors to effectively 
monitor contractor

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performance and ensure that it will be able to take timely action 
should that performance be deficient.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Based on current research, the number of respondents and estimated 
average response time per respondent for GSA form 308 is adjusted to 
more accurately reflect current review and response times. This 
adjustment also affects the total number of estimated hours, the 
estimated annualized cost to the public, and the estimated annualized 
cost to the government.
    Respondents: 4,604.
    Responses per Respondent: 24.
    Total Responses: 110,496
    Hours per Response: .17.
    Total Burden Hours: 18,785.

C. Public Comments

    Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this 
collection of information is necessary 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; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information to be collected.
    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 20406, telephone 202-501-4755. Please cite OMB 
Control No. 3090-0027, Contract Administration, Quality Assurance (GSA 
Forms 1678 and 308), in all correspondence.

    Dated: June 11, 2015.
Jeffrey A. Koses,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide 
Policy.
[FR Doc. 2015-14722 Filed 6-15-15; 8:45 am]
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