Information Collection; Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit, 62502-62503 [2016-21721]

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[FR Doc. 2016–21675 Filed 9–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6750–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0034; Docket 2016– 0053; Sequence 39] Information Collection; Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning the examination of records by comptroller general and contract audit. DATES: Submit comments on or before November 8, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0034 by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching for OMB Control No. 9000– 0034. Select the link ‘‘Comment Now’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0034, Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit.’’ Follow the instructions provided on the screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0034, Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit’’ on your attached document. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405. ATTN: Ms. Flowers/IC 9000–0034, Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0034, 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: Mr. Michael O. Jackson, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Branch, GSA, 202–208–4949 or email michaelo.jackson@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose The objective of this information collection, for the examination of records by Comptroller General and contract audit, is to require contractors to maintain certain records and to ensure the Comptroller General and/or agency have access to, and the right to, examine and audit records, which includes: Books, documents, accounting procedures and practices, and other data, regardless of type and regardless of E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 175 / Friday, September 9, 2016 / Notices whether such items are in written form, in the form of computer data, or in any other form, for a period of three years after final payment. This information is necessary for examination and audit of contract surveillance, verification of contract pricing, and to provide reimbursement of contractor costs, where applicable. The records retention period is required by the statutory authorities at 10 U.S.C. 2313, 41 U.S.C. 254, and 10 U.S.C. 2306, and are implemented through the following clauses: Audit and Records-Negotiation clause, 52.215–2; Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive OrdersCommercial Items clause, 52.212–5; and Audit and Records-Sealed Bidding clause, 52.214–26. This information collection does not require contractors to create or maintain any records that the contractor does not normally maintain in its usual course of business. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 14,830. Responses per Respondent: 10. Total number of responses: 148,300. Hours per Response: 1.0. Total Burden Hours: 148,300. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. 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 Number 9000–0034, Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit, in all correspondence. Dated: September 6, 2016. Lorin S. Curit, Director, Federal Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy. [FR Doc. 2016–21721 Filed 9–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:11 Sep 08, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–10328] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; 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 (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 a second opportunity for public comment on the notice. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions; the accuracy of the estimated burden; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. DATES: Comments on the collection(s) of information must be received by the OMB desk officer by October 11, 2016. ADDRESSES: When commenting on the proposed information collections, please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be received by the OMB desk officer via one of the following transmissions: OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: CMS Desk Officer, Fax Number: (202) 395–5806 OR Email: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov. 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/Paperwork ReductionActof1995. 2. Email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62503 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: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (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 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) requires federal agencies to publish a 30-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 requirement, CMS is publishing this notice that summarizes the following proposed collection(s) of information for public comment: 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Medicare SelfReferral Disclosure Protocol; Use: The Affordable Care Act (‘‘ACA’’) was enacted on March 23, 2010. Section 6409 of the ACA requires the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (the ‘‘Secretary’’), in cooperation with the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services, to establish a Medicare self-referral disclosure protocol (‘‘SRDP’’). The SRDP enables providers of services and suppliers to self-disclose actual or potential violations of the physician self-referral statute, section 1877 of the Social Security Act (the ‘‘Act’’). Section 6409(b) of the ACA gives the Secretary the authority to reduce the amount due and owing for all violations of section 1877 of the Act. In establishing the amount by which an overpayment may be reduced, the Secretary may consider: the nature and extent of the improper or illegal practice; the timeliness of the selfdisclosure; the cooperation in providing additional information related to the disclosure; and such other factors as the Secretary considers appropriate. In accordance with the ACA, CMS established the SRDP on September 23, 2010, and information concerning how E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0034; Docket 2016-0053; Sequence 39]


Information Collection; Examination of Records by Comptroller 
General and Contract Audit

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 the examination of records by comptroller general and 
contract audit.

DATES: Submit comments on or before November 8, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-
0034 by any of the following methods:
     Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov. Submit 
comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching for OMB 
Control No. 9000-0034. Select the link ``Comment Now'' that corresponds 
with ``Information Collection 9000-0034, Examination of Records by 
Comptroller General and Contract Audit.'' Follow the instructions 
provided on the screen. Please include your name, company name (if 
any), and ``Information Collection 9000-0034, Examination of Records by 
Comptroller General and Contract Audit'' on your attached document.
     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405. 
ATTN: Ms. Flowers/IC 9000-0034, Examination of Records by Comptroller 
General and Contract Audit.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 9000-0034, 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: Mr. Michael O. Jackson, Procurement 
Analyst, Contract Policy Branch, GSA, 202-208-4949 or email 
michaelo.jackson@gsa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. Purpose

    The objective of this information collection, for the examination 
of records by Comptroller General and contract audit, is to require 
contractors to maintain certain records and to ensure the Comptroller 
General and/or agency have access to, and the right to, examine and 
audit records, which includes: Books, documents, accounting procedures 
and practices, and other data, regardless of type and regardless of

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whether such items are in written form, in the form of computer data, 
or in any other form, for a period of three years after final payment. 
This information is necessary for examination and audit of contract 
surveillance, verification of contract pricing, and to provide 
reimbursement of contractor costs, where applicable. The records 
retention period is required by the statutory authorities at 10 U.S.C. 
2313, 41 U.S.C. 254, and 10 U.S.C. 2306, and are implemented through 
the following clauses: Audit and Records-Negotiation clause, 52.215-2; 
Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or 
Executive Orders-Commercial Items clause, 52.212-5; and Audit and 
Records-Sealed Bidding clause, 52.214-26. This information collection 
does not require contractors to create or maintain any records that the 
contractor does not normally maintain in its usual course of business.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 14,830.
    Responses per Respondent: 10.
    Total number of responses: 148,300.
    Hours per Response: 1.0.
    Total Burden Hours: 148,300.

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 and ways to enhance the quality, utility, 
and clarity of the information to be collected.
    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 Number 9000-0034, Examination of Records by Comptroller General 
and Contract Audit, in all correspondence.

    Dated: September 6, 2016.
Lorin S. Curit,
Director, Federal Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-
wide Policy.
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