Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Contract Financing, 58715 [2015-24783]

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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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:27 Sep 29, 2015 Jkt 235001 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 for use through January 31, 2016. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by November 30, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0321, using any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0321 in the subject line of the message. Fax: (571) 372–6096. Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Mr. Mark Gomersall, OUSD (AT&L) DPAP (DARS), Room 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, 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: Mr. Mark Gomersall, at 571–372–6099. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 232, Contract Financing, and the Clause at 252.232–7002, Progress Payments for Foreign Military Sales Acquisitions; OMB Control Number 0704–0321. Needs and Uses: Section 22 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 U.S.C. 2762) requires the U.S. Government to use foreign funds, rather than U.S. appropriated funds, to purchase military equipment for foreign governments. To comply with this requirement, the Government needs to know how much to charge each country. The clause at 252.232–7002, Progress Payments for Foreign Military Sales Acquisitions, PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58715 requires each contractor whose contract includes foreign military sales (FMS) requirements to submit a separate progress payment request for each progress payment rate, and to submit a supporting schedule that clearly distinguishes the contract’s FMS requirements from U.S. requirements. The Government uses this information to determine how much of each country’s funds to disburse to the contractor. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Annual Burden Hours: 4,950 (includes 1,650 response hours plus 3,300 recordkeeping hours). Number of Respondents: 124. Responses per Respondent: Approximately 26.6. Annual Responses: 3,300. Average Burden per Response: 1.5 hours. Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection This information collection includes requirements relating to DFARS part 232, Contract Financing, and the related clause at DFARS 252.232–7002, Progress Payments for Foreign Military Sales Acquisitions. DFARS 232.502–4– 70(a) prescribes use of the clause at DFARS 252.232–7002 in any contract that provides for progress payments and contains FMS requirements. The clause at 252.232–7002 requires each contractor whose contract includes FMS requirements to submit a separate progress payment request for each progress payment rate and to submit a supporting schedule that distinguishes the contract’s FMS requirements from U.S. requirements. Jennifer L. Hawes, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket Number DARS-2015-0058]


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement (DFARS); 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 
for use through January 31, 2016. DoD proposes that OMB extend its 
approval for use for three additional years beyond the current 
expiration date.

DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by November 30, 2015.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0321, using any of the following methods:
    Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.
    Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704-0321 in 
the subject line of the message.
    Fax: (571) 372-6096.
    Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Mr. Mark 
Gomersall, OUSD (AT&L) DPAP (DARS), Room 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, 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: Mr. Mark Gomersall, at 571-372-6099.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 232, Contract Financing, and the 
Clause at 252.232-7002, Progress Payments for Foreign Military Sales 
Acquisitions; OMB Control Number 0704-0321.
    Needs and Uses: Section 22 of the Arms Export Control Act (22 
U.S.C. 2762) requires the U.S. Government to use foreign funds, rather 
than U.S. appropriated funds, to purchase military equipment for 
foreign governments. To comply with this requirement, the Government 
needs to know how much to charge each country. The clause at 252.232-
7002, Progress Payments for Foreign Military Sales Acquisitions, 
requires each contractor whose contract includes foreign military sales 
(FMS) requirements to submit a separate progress payment request for 
each progress payment rate, and to submit a supporting schedule that 
clearly distinguishes the contract's FMS requirements from U.S. 
requirements. The Government uses this information to determine how 
much of each country's funds to disburse to the contractor.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Annual Burden Hours: 4,950 (includes 1,650 response hours plus 
3,300 recordkeeping hours).
    Number of Respondents: 124.
    Responses per Respondent: Approximately 26.6.
    Annual Responses: 3,300.
    Average Burden per Response: 1.5 hours.
    Frequency: On occasion.

Summary of Information Collection

    This information collection includes requirements relating to DFARS 
part 232, Contract Financing, and the related clause at DFARS 252.232-
7002, Progress Payments for Foreign Military Sales Acquisitions. DFARS 
232.502-4-70(a) prescribes use of the clause at DFARS 252.232-7002 in 
any contract that provides for progress payments and contains FMS 
requirements. The clause at 252.232-7002 requires each contractor whose 
contract includes FMS requirements to submit a separate progress 
payment request for each progress payment rate and to submit a 
supporting schedule that distinguishes the contract's FMS requirements 
from U.S. requirements.

Jennifer L. Hawes,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2015-24783 Filed 9-29-15; 8:45 am]
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