Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Incentive Contracts, 38691-38692 [2015-16566]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 129 / Tuesday, July 7, 2015 / Notices contractor to fill in their proposed delivery schedule. The information is needed to assure supplies or services are obtained in a timely manner. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 3,440. Responses per Respondent: 5. Annual Responses: 17,200. Hours per Response: .167. Total Burden Hours: 2,872. 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 Regulation (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. 9000–0043, Delivery Schedules, in all correspondence. Dated: June 30, 2015. Edward Loeb, Acting Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2015–16565 Filed 7–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [OMB Control No. 9000–0067; Docket 2015– 0076; Sequence 10] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Incentive Contracts Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). AGENCIES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:31 Jul 06, 2015 Jkt 235001 Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance. ACTION: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division 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 incentive contracts. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 80 FR 22735, on April 23, 2015. No Comments were received. DATES: Submit comments on or before August 6, 2015. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0067, Incentive Contracts, 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. Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0067, Incentive Contracts’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0067, Incentive Contracts’’ on your attached document. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405. ATTN: Ms. Flowers/IC 9000–0067, Incentive Contracts. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0067, Incentive Contracts, 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. Michael O. Jackson, Procurement Analyst, Office of Acquisition Policy, GSA 202–208–4949 or via email michaelo.jackson@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: A. Purpose In accordance with FAR 16.4, incentive contracts are normally used when a firm fixed-price contract is not appropriate and the required supplies or services can be acquired at lower costs, and sometimes with improved delivery or technical performance, by relating the amount of profit or fee payable under the contract to the contractor’s performance. PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38691 The information required periodically from the contractor, such as cost of work already performed, estimated costs of further performance necessary to complete all work, total contract price for supplies or services accepted by the Government for which final prices have been established, and estimated costs allocable to supplies or services accepted by the Government and for which final prices have not been established, is needed to negotiate the final prices of incentive-related items and services. Contractors are required to submit the information in accordance with several incentive fee FAR clauses: FAR 52.216–16, Incentive Price Revision—Firm Target; FAR 52.216–17, Incentive Price Revision—Successive Targets; and FAR 52.216–10, Incentive Fee. The contracting officer evaluates the information received to determine the contractor’s performance in meeting the incentive target and the appropriate price revision, if any, for the items or services. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 1,000. Responses per Respondent: 2. Annual Responses: 2,000. Hours per Response: 1.5. Total Burden Hours: 3,000. 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 Regulation (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 (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202–501–4755. Please cite E:\FR\FM\07JYN1.SGM 07JYN1 38692 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 129 / Tuesday, July 7, 2015 / Notices OMB Control No. 9000–0067, Incentive Contracts, in all correspondence. Edward Loeb, Acting Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2015–16566 Filed 7–6–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifiers: CMS–10137 and CMS–10237] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS’ intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information (including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information) and to allow 60 days for public comment on the proposed action. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding our burden estimates or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. DATES: Comments must be received by September 8, 2015. ADDRESSES: When commenting, please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be submitted in any one of the following ways: 1. Electronically. You may send your comments electronically to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for ‘‘Comment or tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:31 Jul 06, 2015 Jkt 235001 Submission’’ or ‘‘More Search Options’’ to find the information collection document(s) that are accepting comments. 2. By regular mail. You may mail written comments to the following address: CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Regulations Development, Attention: Document Identifier/OMB Control Number lllll, Room C4– 26–05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. To obtain copies of a supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed collection(s) summarized in this notice, you may make your request using one of following: 1. Access CMS’ Web site address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ PaperworkReductionActof1995. 2. Email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov. 3. Call the Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786–1326. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reports Clearance Office at (410) 786– 1326. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Contents This notice sets out a summary of the use and burden associated with the following information collections. More detailed information can be found in each collection’s supporting statement and associated materials (see ADDRESSES). CMS–10137 Solicitation for Applications for Medicare Prescription Drug Plan 2017 Contracts CMS–10237 Part C—Medicare Advantage and 1876 Cost Plan Expansion Application Under the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501– 3520), federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. The term ‘‘collection of information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA requires federal agencies to publish a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 requirement, CMS is publishing this notice. Information Collection 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Solicitation for Applications for Medicare Prescription Drug Plan 2017 Contracts; Use: The information will be collected under the solicitation of proposals from prescription drug plans, Medicare Advantage (MA) plans that offer integrated prescription drug and health care coverage (MA–PD) plans, Cost Plan, PACE, and Employer Group Waiver Plan applicants. The information will be used by CMS to: ensure that applicants meet CMS requirements and to support the determination of contract awards. Participation in the Part D program is voluntary. Only organizations that are interested in participating in the program will respond to the solicitation. The MA–PDs that voluntarily participate in the Part C program must submit a Part D application and successful bid. Form Number: CMS– 10137 (OMB Control Number: 0938– 0936); Frequency: Yearly; Affected Public: Private sector (Business or other For-profits and Not-for-profit institutions); Number of Respondents: 254; Total Annual Responses: 230; Total Annual Hours: 2,109. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Arianne Spaccarelli at 410–786– 5715). 2. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Part C— Medicare Advantage and 1876 Cost Plan Expansion Application; Use: The information will be collected under the solicitation of Part C applications from Medicare Advantage, Employer Group Waiver Plan, and Cost Plan applicants and will be used by CMS to ensure that applicants meet CMS requirements, and to support the determination of contract awards. Participation is voluntary whereby only organizations that are interested in participating in the program will respond to the solicitation. Medicare Advantage (MA) organizations that offer integrated prescription drug and health care products (MA–PD plans) that voluntarily participate in the Part C program must submit a Part D application and successful bid. Form Number: CMS–10237 (OMB Control Number: 0938–0935); Frequency: Yearly; Affected Public: Private sector (Business or other For-profits and Notfor-profit institutions); Number of Respondents: 566; Total Annual Responses: 566; Total Annual Hours: E:\FR\FM\07JYN1.SGM 07JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 129 (Tuesday, July 7, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38691-38692]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-16566]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0067; Docket 2015-0076; Sequence 10]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; 
Incentive Contracts

AGENCIES: 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 Division 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 incentive contracts. A notice was published in the Federal 
Register at 80 FR 22735, on April 23, 2015. No Comments were received.

DATES: Submit comments on or before August 6, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-
0067, Incentive Contracts, 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. Select the link ``Submit a Comment'' that corresponds 
with ``Information Collection 9000-0067, Incentive Contracts''. Follow 
the instructions provided at the ``Submit a Comment'' screen. Please 
include your name, company name (if any), and ``Information Collection 
9000-0067, Incentive Contracts'' on your attached document.
     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405. ATTN: Ms. 
Flowers/IC 9000-0067, Incentive Contracts.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 9000-0067, Incentive Contracts, 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. Michael O. Jackson, Procurement 
Analyst, Office of Acquisition Policy, GSA 202-208-4949 or via email 
michaelo.jackson@gsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    In accordance with FAR 16.4, incentive contracts are normally used 
when a firm fixed-price contract is not appropriate and the required 
supplies or services can be acquired at lower costs, and sometimes with 
improved delivery or technical performance, by relating the amount of 
profit or fee payable under the contract to the contractor's 
performance.
    The information required periodically from the contractor, such as 
cost of work already performed, estimated costs of further performance 
necessary to complete all work, total contract price for supplies or 
services accepted by the Government for which final prices have been 
established, and estimated costs allocable to supplies or services 
accepted by the Government and for which final prices have not been 
established, is needed to negotiate the final prices of incentive-
related items and services. Contractors are required to submit the 
information in accordance with several incentive fee FAR clauses: FAR 
52.216-16, Incentive Price Revision--Firm Target; FAR 52.216-17, 
Incentive Price Revision--Successive Targets; and FAR 52.216-10, 
Incentive Fee.
    The contracting officer evaluates the information received to 
determine the contractor's performance in meeting the incentive target 
and the appropriate price revision, if any, for the items or services.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 1,000.
    Responses per Respondent: 2.
    Annual Responses: 2,000.
    Hours per Response: 1.5.
    Total Burden Hours: 3,000.

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 Regulation (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 (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202-501-4755. Please cite

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OMB Control No. 9000-0067, Incentive Contracts, in all correspondence.

Edward Loeb,
Acting Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of 
Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office 
of Governmentwide Policy.
[FR Doc. 2015-16566 Filed 7-6-15; 8:45 am]
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