Notice of Information Collection, 6054-6055 [2016-02016]


[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 23 (Thursday, February 4, 2016)]
[Pages 6054-6055]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2016-02016]



[Notice: 16-005]

Notice of Information Collection

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice of information collection.


SUMMARY: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of 
its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, 
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 (Pub. 
L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).

DATES: All comments should be submitted within 30 calendar days from 
the date of this publication.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments 
regarding the proposed information collection to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
725 7th Street NW., Washington DC, 20543. Attention: Desk Officer for 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions 
should be directed to Frances Teel, NASA Clearance Officer, NASA 
Headquarters, 300 E Street SW., JF0000, Washington, DC 20546,


I. Abstract

    To ensure accurate reporting of Government-owned, contractor-held 
property on financial statements and to provide information necessary 
for effective property management in accordance with FAR Part 45, NASA 
collects information on an annual basis. The information is collected 
to validate official property records maintained by NASA contractors. 
The information is submitted via the NASA Form 1018, at the end of each 
fiscal year. NASA reimburses its contractors for the cost to prepare 
and submit the annual reports.
    This 30-day FRN reflects a change in the information published in 
the 60-day FRN. Specifically, it reflects an increase in the estimated 
number of respondents as well as an increase in the estimate number of 
burden hours. The estimated annual cost to the government is also 

II. Method of Collection


III. Data

    Title: NASA Property in the Custody of Contractors.
    OMB Number: 2700-0017.
    Type of review: Revision of currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 661.
    Estimated Time per Response: variable.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,921.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost: $308,944.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
NASA, including whether the information collected has practical 
utility; (2) the accuracy of NASA's estimate of the burden (including 
hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to 
enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on respondents, including automated collection techniques 
or the use of other forms of information technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and included in the request for OMB approval of this information 

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They will also become a matter of public record.

Frances Teel,
NASA PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-02016 Filed 2-3-16; 8:45 am]