Information Collection; Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests, 7798 [2016-03045]

Download as PDF 7798 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 30 / Tuesday, February 16, 2016 / Notices By direction of the Commission. Donald S. Clark, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–03035 Filed 2–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6750–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0029; Docket 2016– 0053; Sequence 10] Information Collection; Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance. AGENCY: 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 extraordinary contractual action requests. SUMMARY: Submit comments on or before April 18, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0029, Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests, 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 9000–0029, Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0029, Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests’’ on your attached document. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405. ATTN: Ms. Flowers/IC 9000–0029, Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0029, Extraordinary Contractual mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:15 Feb 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 Action Requests, in all correspondence related to this collection. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential 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. Cecelia L. Davis, Procurement Analyst, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, GSA, at 202–219–0202 or email at cecelia.davis@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose FAR subpart 50.1 prescribes policies and procedures that allow contracts to be entered into, amended, or modified in order to facilitate national defense under the extraordinary emergency authority granted under 50 U.S.C. 1431 et seq. and Executive Order (E.O.) 10789 dated November 14, 1958, et seq. This authority applies to the Government Printing Office; the Department of Homeland Security; the Tennessee Valley Authority; the National Aeronautics and Space Administration; the Department of Defense; the Department of the Army; the Department of the Navy; the Department of the Air Force; the Department of the Treasury; the Department of the Interior; the Department of Agriculture; the Department of Commerce; and the Department of Transportation. Also included is the Department of Energy for functions transferred to that Department from other authorized agencies and any other agency that may be authorized by the President. In order for a contractor to be granted relief under the FAR, specific evidence must be submitted which supports the firm’s assertion that relief is appropriate and that the matter cannot be disposed of under the terms of the contract. FAR 50.103–3 specifies the minimum information that a contractor must include in a request for contract adjustment in accordance with FAR 50– 103–1 and 50.103–2. FAR 50–103–4 sets forth additional information that the contracting officer or other agency official may request from the contractor to support any request made under FAR 50.103–3. FAR 50.104–3 sets forth the information that the contractor shall include in a request for the indemnification clause to cover unusually hazardous or nuclear risks. PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 FAR 52.250–1, Indemnification under Public Law 850804, requires in paragraph (g) that the contractor shall promptly notify the contracting officer of any claim or action against, or loss by, the contractor or any subcontractors that may reasonably to involve indemnification under the clause. The information is used by the Government to determine if relief can be granted under FAR and to determine the appropriate type and amount of relief. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 28. Responses per Respondent: About 6. Total Responses: 164. Hours per Response: About 41.5. Total Burden Hours: 6,800. 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: Requester 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. 9000–0029, Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests, in all correspondence. Dated: February 10, 2016. Lorin S. Curit, Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2016–03045 Filed 2–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P E:\FR\FM\16FEN1.SGM 16FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0029; Docket 2016-0053; Sequence 10]


Information Collection; Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests

AGENCY: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA).

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 
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 extraordinary contractual action requests.

DATES: Submit comments on or before April 18, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-
0029, Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests, 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 9000-0029, Extraordinary Contractual 
Action Requests''. Follow the instructions provided at the ``Submit a 
Comment'' screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and 
``Information Collection 9000-0029, Extraordinary Contractual Action 
Requests'' on your attached document.
     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405. 
ATTN: Ms. Flowers/IC 9000-0029, Extraordinary Contractual Action 
Requests.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 9000-0029, Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests, in all 
correspondence related to this collection. Comments received generally 
will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including 
any personal and/or business confidential 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. Cecelia L. Davis, Procurement 
Analyst, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, GSA, at 202-219-
0202 or email at cecelia.davis@gsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    FAR subpart 50.1 prescribes policies and procedures that allow 
contracts to be entered into, amended, or modified in order to 
facilitate national defense under the extraordinary emergency authority 
granted under 50 U.S.C. 1431 et seq. and Executive Order (E.O.) 10789 
dated November 14, 1958, et seq.
    This authority applies to the Government Printing Office; the 
Department of Homeland Security; the Tennessee Valley Authority; the 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration; the Department of 
Defense; the Department of the Army; the Department of the Navy; the 
Department of the Air Force; the Department of the Treasury; the 
Department of the Interior; the Department of Agriculture; the 
Department of Commerce; and the Department of Transportation. Also 
included is the Department of Energy for functions transferred to that 
Department from other authorized agencies and any other agency that may 
be authorized by the President.
    In order for a contractor to be granted relief under the FAR, 
specific evidence must be submitted which supports the firm's assertion 
that relief is appropriate and that the matter cannot be disposed of 
under the terms of the contract.
    FAR 50.103-3 specifies the minimum information that a contractor 
must include in a request for contract adjustment in accordance with 
FAR 50-103-1 and 50.103-2.
    FAR 50-103-4 sets forth additional information that the contracting 
officer or other agency official may request from the contractor to 
support any request made under FAR 50.103-3.
    FAR 50.104-3 sets forth the information that the contractor shall 
include in a request for the indemnification clause to cover unusually 
hazardous or nuclear risks.
    FAR 52.250-1, Indemnification under Public Law 850804, requires in 
paragraph (g) that the contractor shall promptly notify the contracting 
officer of any claim or action against, or loss by, the contractor or 
any subcontractors that may reasonably to involve indemnification under 
the clause.
    The information is used by the Government to determine if relief 
can be granted under FAR and to determine the appropriate type and 
amount of relief.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 28.
    Responses per Respondent: About 6.
    Total Responses: 164.
    Hours per Response: About 41.5.
    Total Burden Hours: 6,800.

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: Requester 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. 9000-0029, Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests, in 
all correspondence.

    Dated: February 10, 2016.
Lorin S. Curit,
Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Governmentwide Policy.
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