Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 29851-29852 [2016-11290]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 93 / Friday, May 13, 2016 / Notices a. 252.246–7003, Notification of Potential Safety Issues, requires contractors to provide notification of (1) all nonconformances for parts identified as critical safety items acquired by the Government under the contract, and (2) all nonconformances or deficiencies that may result in a safety impact for systems, or subsystems, assemblies, subassemblies, or parts integral to a system acquired by or serviced for the Government under the contract. b. 252.246–7005, Notice of Warranty Tracking of Serialized Items, requires an offeror to provide with its offer, for each contract line item number, warranty tracking information for each warranted item. c. 252.246–7006, Warranty Tracking of Serialized Items, requires contractors, for warranted items, to provide (1) the unique item identifier, and (2) the warranty repair source information and instructions. Jennifer L. Hawes, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2016–11373 Filed 5–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [OMB Control Number 0704–0434; Docket Number DARS–2016–0018] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Radio Frequency Identification Advance Shipment Notices Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension of an approved information collection requirement. 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 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 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 May 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 August 31, 2013. 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 July 12, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0434, 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 0704–0434 in the subject line of the message. Fax: 571–372–6094. Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Dustin Pitsch, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B941, Washington, DC 20301–3060. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Dustin Pitsch, 571–372–6090. The information collection requirements addressed in this notice are available on the World Wide Web at: http:// www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/dfarspgi/ current/index.html. Paper copies are available from Mr. Dustin Pitsch, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B855, Washington, DC 20301–3060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Radio Frequency Identification Advance Shipment Notices; OMB Control Number 0704–0434. Needs and Uses: DoD uses advance shipment notices for the shipment of material containing Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag data. DoD receiving personnel use the advance shipment notice to associate the unique identification encoded on the RFID tag with the corresponding shipment. Use of the RFID technology permits DoD an automated and sophisticated end-to-end supply chain that has increased visibility of assets and permits delivery of supplies to the warfighter more quickly. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for profit institutions. PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29851 Number of Respondents: 5,217. Responses per Respondent: 3,782. Annual Responses: 19,732,850. Average Burden per Response: Approximately 1.16 seconds. Annual Burden Hours: 6,353. Frequency: On Occasion. Summary of Information Collection The clause at DFARS 252.211–7006, Passive Radio Frequency Identification, requires the contractor to ensure that the data on each passive RFID tag are unique and conform to the requirements that they are readable and affixed to the appropriate location on the specific level of packaging in accordance with MIL–STD–129 tag placement specifications. The contractor shall encode an approved RFID tag using the appropriate instructions at the time of contract award. Regardless of the selected encoding scheme, the contractor is responsible for ensuring that each tag contains a globally unique identifier. The contractor shall electronically submit advance shipment notices with the RFID tag identification in advance of the shipment in accordance with the procedures at https://wawf.eb.mil/. Jennifer L. Hawes, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2016–11374 Filed 5–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DOD–2016–OS–0057] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 29852 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 93 / Friday, May 13, 2016 / Notices burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by July 12, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Department of Defense, Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer, Directorate of Oversight and Compliance, Regulatory and Audit Matters Office, 9010 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–9010 Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. Any associated form(s) for this collection may be located within this same electronic docket and downloaded for review/testing. Follow the instructions at http:// www.regulations.gov for submitting comments. Please submit comments on any given form identified by docket number, form number, and title. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Readiness, Force Education and Training, Voluntary Education, ATTN: Ms. Dawn Bilodeau, Pentagon, Room 2E573, Washington, DC 20301–1500 or send email to project officer at: dawn.a.bilodeau.civ@mail.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: President Barack Obama signed Executive Order 13607 on April 27, 2012 to address the problem of aggressive and deceptive targeting of Service members, veterans, and their families by some educational institutions. Section 4 of the Executive Order specifically calls for the creation of a robust, centralized complaint process for students receiving Federal military and veterans’ educational benefits. DoD, along with the participating Federal agencies identified in the Executive Order have determined that this complaint process, in addition to VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:05 May 12, 2016 Jkt 238001 taking in complaints about abusive or deceptive practices by schools, must create an opportunity for schools to resolve those complaints, and must ensure that complaint data is accessible both to the relevant components at the Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Education that review schools for compliance and program eligibility, as well as the relevant law enforcement agencies that will prosecute any illegal practices. Beyond creation of this complaint process, the agencies seek to prevent abusive, deceptive, and fraudulent marketing practices through the following mechanisms: establishment of riskbased program reviews; limits on access to military installations by educational institutions; and the use of intellectual property and other legal protections to ensure Web sites and programs are not deceptively suggesting military affiliation or endorsement. The centralized complaint system will provide a resource for students receiving military and veteran educational benefits to effectively submit complaints against institutions they feel have acted deceptively or fraudulently. The first step is to make it easier for prospective and current military students and spouse-students to raise these concerns. Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: DoD Postsecondary Education Complaint Intake Form, DD Form 2961; OMB Control Number 0704–0501. Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to obtain, document, and respond to egregious complaints, questions, and other information concerning actions post-secondary education programs and services provided to military service members and spouse-students. The DoD Postsecondary Education Complaint Intake form will provide pertinent information such as: the content of the complaint, the educational institution the student is attending, the level of study, the education program the student is enrolled in, the type of education benefits being used, the branch of the military service, and the preferred contact information. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Annual Burden Hours: 25. Number of Respondents: 100. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 100. Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes. Frequency: On Occasion. Respondents are military spouses who submit complaints via the Department of Defense (DoD) Postsecondary Education Complaint Intake form. The PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 PECS Intake form is used to record complaints concerning educational institutions that military spouses feel have acted deceptively, aggressively or fraudulently towards them. The Intake form documents information such as the level of study of the student, the educational institution the student is attending, the type of education benefits being used, the branch of the military service the spouses’ sponsor, the content of the complaint, and the preferred contact information for the person making the contact. Complaint Case Managers use information from the Intake form to track and manage cases and to coordinate a resolution with educational institutions, and to provide feedback to the respondent throughout the process and once a resolution has been reached. Dated: May 9, 2016. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2016–11290 Filed 5–12–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees Department of Defense. Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board (‘‘the Board’’). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–692–5952. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This committee’s charter is being renewed in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended) and 41 CFR 102–3.50(d). The charter and contact information for the Board’s Designated Federal Officer (DFO) can be obtained at http:// www.facadatabase.gov/. The Board provides the Secretary of Defense and the Deputy Secretary of Defense, through the Secretary of the Air Force, independent advice and recommendations on matters relating to the Department of the Air Force’s scientific, technical, manufacturing, acquisition, logistics, and business management functions, as well as other Department of the Air Force related SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 93 (Friday, May 13, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 29851-29852]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-11290]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Docket ID: DOD-2016-OS-0057]


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and 
Readiness, DoD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness 
announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public 
comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether 
the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the 
information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
agency's 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

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burden of the information collection on respondents, including through 
the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.

DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by July 12, 
2016.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and 
title, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Department of Defense, Office of the Deputy Chief 
Management Officer, Directorate of Oversight and Compliance, Regulatory 
and Audit Matters Office, 9010 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-
9010
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency 
name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The 
general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the 
public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the 
Internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without 
change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.
    Any associated form(s) for this collection may be located within 
this same electronic docket and downloaded for review/testing. Follow 
the instructions at http://www.regulations.gov for submitting comments. 
Please submit comments on any given form identified by docket number, 
form number, and title.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this 
proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and 
associated collection instruments, please write to the Office of the 
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Readiness, Force Education and 
Training, Voluntary Education, ATTN: Ms. Dawn Bilodeau, Pentagon, Room 
2E573, Washington, DC 20301-1500 or send email to project officer at: 
dawn.a.bilodeau.civ@mail.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: President Barack Obama signed Executive 
Order 13607 on April 27, 2012 to address the problem of aggressive and 
deceptive targeting of Service members, veterans, and their families by 
some educational institutions. Section 4 of the Executive Order 
specifically calls for the creation of a robust, centralized complaint 
process for students receiving Federal military and veterans' 
educational benefits.
    DoD, along with the participating Federal agencies identified in 
the Executive Order have determined that this complaint process, in 
addition to taking in complaints about abusive or deceptive practices 
by schools, must create an opportunity for schools to resolve those 
complaints, and must ensure that complaint data is accessible both to 
the relevant components at the Departments of Defense, Veterans 
Affairs, and Education that review schools for compliance and program 
eligibility, as well as the relevant law enforcement agencies that will 
prosecute any illegal practices. Beyond creation of this complaint 
process, the agencies seek to prevent abusive, deceptive, and 
fraudulent marketing practices through the following mechanisms: 
establishment of risk-based program reviews; limits on access to 
military installations by educational institutions; and the use of 
intellectual property and other legal protections to ensure Web sites 
and programs are not deceptively suggesting military affiliation or 
endorsement. The centralized complaint system will provide a resource 
for students receiving military and veteran educational benefits to 
effectively submit complaints against institutions they feel have acted 
deceptively or fraudulently. The first step is to make it easier for 
prospective and current military students and spouse-students to raise 
these concerns.
    Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: DoD Postsecondary Education 
Complaint Intake Form, DD Form 2961; OMB Control Number 0704-0501.
    Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary 
to obtain, document, and respond to egregious complaints, questions, 
and other information concerning actions post-secondary education 
programs and services provided to military service members and spouse-
students. The DoD Postsecondary Education Complaint Intake form will 
provide pertinent information such as: the content of the complaint, 
the educational institution the student is attending, the level of 
study, the education program the student is enrolled in, the type of 
education benefits being used, the branch of the military service, and 
the preferred contact information.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Annual Burden Hours: 25.
    Number of Respondents: 100.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 100.
    Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes.
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Respondents are military spouses who submit complaints via the 
Department of Defense (DoD) Postsecondary Education Complaint Intake 
form. The PECS Intake form is used to record complaints concerning 
educational institutions that military spouses feel have acted 
deceptively, aggressively or fraudulently towards them. The Intake form 
documents information such as the level of study of the student, the 
educational institution the student is attending, the type of education 
benefits being used, the branch of the military service the spouses' 
sponsor, the content of the complaint, and the preferred contact 
information for the person making the contact. Complaint Case Managers 
use information from the Intake form to track and manage cases and to 
coordinate a resolution with educational institutions, and to provide 
feedback to the respondent throughout the process and once a resolution 
has been reached.

    Dated: May 9, 2016.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2016-11290 Filed 5-12-16; 8:45 am]
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