Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Subcontracting Policies and Procedures, 93907-93908 [2016-30667]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 246 / Thursday, December 22, 2016 / Notices extension of an approved information collection requirement. DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection for use through March 31, 2017. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date. SUMMARY: DoD will consider all comments received by February 21, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0231, 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 0704–0231 in the subject line of the message. Fax: 571–372–6094. Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Lee Renna, 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: Ms. Lee Renna, at 571–372–6095. 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 Ms. Lee Renna, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B941, Washington, DC 20301–3060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), 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. Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Dec 21, 2016 Jkt 241001 Supplement (DFARS) Part 237, Service Contracting, associated DFARS Clauses at DFARS 252.237, and DD Form 2063, Record of Preparation and Disposition of Remains (Within CONUS); OMB Control Number 0704–0231. Needs and Uses: This information collection is used for the following purposes— • DFARS 252.237–7000(c)—to verify that the offeror is properly licensed in the state or other political jurisdiction where the offeror operates its professional practice. • DFARS 252.237–7011 and DD Form 2063, Record of Preparation and Disposition of Remains (Within CONUS)—to verify that the deceased’s remains have been properly cared by the mortuary contractor. • DFARS 252.237–7024—this written plan, submitted concurrently with the proposal or offer, allows the contracting officer to assess the offeror’s capability to continue providing contractually required services to support the DoD component’s mission essential functions in an emergency. • DFARS 252.237–7023—allows the contracting officer to provide approval of updates to the contractor’s plan, provided under 252.237–7024, to ensure that the contractor can continue to provide services in support of the DoD component’s required mission essential functions in an emergency. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit and not-for profit institutions. Number of Respondents: 2,637. Responses per Respondent: 1.3, approximately. Annual Responses: 3,519. Average Burden per Response: 1.6, approximately. Annual Burden Hours: 5,801. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection DFARS 237.270 prescribes the use of the provision at DFARS 252.237–7000, Notice of Special Standards, in solicitations for the acquisition of audit services. The provision requires the apparently successful offeror to submit evidence that it is properly licensed in the state or political jurisdiction it operates its professional practice. DFARS 237.7003 prescribes the use of the clause at 252.237–7011, Preparation History, in all mortuary service solicitations and contracts. The information collected is used to verify that the remains have been properly cared for and the DD Form 2063 is generally used for this purpose. DFARS 237.7603(b) prescribes the use of the provision at 252.237–7024, Notice of Continuation of Essential Contractor Services, in solicitations that require the PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 93907 acquisition of services to support a mission essential function. The provision requires the offeror to submit a written plan demonstrating its capability to continue to provide the contractually required services to support a DoD component’s mission essential functions in an emergency. DFARS 237.7603(a) prescribes the use of the clause at DFARS 252.237–7023, Continuation of Essential Contractor Services, in solicitations and contracts for services in support of mission essential functions. The clause requires the contractor to maintain and update its written plan as necessary to ensure that it can continue to provide services to support the DoD component’s mission essential functions in an emergency. Jennifer L. Hawes, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2016–30669 Filed 12–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2016–0045; OMB Control Number 0704–0253] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Subcontracting Policies and Procedures 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: DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection requirement for use through March 31, 2017. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for an additional three years. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by February 21, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0253, using any of the following methods: Æ Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22DEN1.SGM 22DEN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 93908 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 246 / Thursday, December 22, 2016 / Notices Æ Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0253 in the subject line of the message. Æ Fax: 571–372–6094. Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Mr. Tom Ruckdaschel, 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(s), please check www.regulations.gov approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting. Please allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by postal mail. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Tom Ruckdaschel, telephone 571–372– 6088. The information collection requirements addressed in this notice are available at: http://www.acq.osd.mil/ dpap/dars/dfarspgi/current/index.html. Paper copies are available from Mr. Tom Ruckdaschel, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), Room 3B941, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), 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. Title and OMB Number: Subcontracting Policies and Procedures—DoD FAR Supplement Part 244; OMB Control Number 0704–0253. Needs and Uses: Administrative contracting officers use this information in making decisions to approve or disapprove a contractors purchase system. The disapproval of a contractor’s purchasing system would necessitate Government consent to individual subcontracts and possibly prompt a financial withhold or other Government rights and remedies. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Respondents: 36. Responses per Respondent: 2. Annual Responses: 72. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:40 Dec 21, 2016 Jkt 241001 Hours per Response: 8. Estimated Hours: 576. Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection DFARS 244.305, entitled Granting, Withholding, or Withdrawing Approval, provides policy guidance for administrative contracting officers to determine the acceptability of the contractor’s purchasing system and approve or disprove the system, at the completion of the in-plant portion of a contractor purchasing system review, and to pursue correction of any deficiencies with the contractor. DFARS clause 252.244–7001, Contractor Purchasing System Administration requires the contractor to respond within 30 days to a written initial determination from the contracting officer that identifies significant deficiencies in the contractor’s purchasing system. The contracting officer will evaluate the contractor’s response to this initial determination and notify the contractor in writing of any remaining significant deficiencies, the adequacy of any proposed or completed corrective action and system disapproval if the contracting officer determines that one or more significant deficiencies remain. If the contractor receives the contracting officer’s final determination of significant deficiencies, the contractor has 45 days to either correct the significant deficiencies or submit an acceptable corrective action plan. Jennifer L. Hawes, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2016–30667 Filed 12–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DOD–2016–OS–0067] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by January 23, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Licari, 571–372–0493. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title, Associated Form and OMB Number: Joint Civilian Orientation SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Conference Program (JCOC) Eligibility of Nominators and Candidates; JCOC Nomination Form, JCOC Registration Form, JCOC Medical Form; OMB Control Number 0704–XXXX. Type of Request: New. Number of Respondents: 180. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 180. Average Burden per Response: 11 minutes. Annual Burden Hours: 33. Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to administer the JCOC Program; to verify the eligibility of nominators and candidates; and to select nominated individuals for participation in JCOC. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jasmeet Seehra. Comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be emailed to Ms. Jasmeet Seehra, DoD Desk Officer, at Oira_ submission@omb.eop.gov. Please identify the proposed information collection by DoD Desk Officer and the Docket ID number and title of the information collection. You may also submit comments and recommendations, identified by Docket ID number and title, by the following method: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, Docket ID 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. DOD Clearance Officer: Mr. Frederick Licari. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Mr. Licari at WHS/ESD Directives Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 03F09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. Dated: December 16, 2016. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2016–30767 Filed 12–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P E:\FR\FM\22DEN1.SGM 22DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 246 (Thursday, December 22, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 93907-93908]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-30667]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket Number DARS-2016-0045; OMB Control Number 0704-0253]


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement; Subcontracting Policies and Procedures

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: DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information 
collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions 
thereof. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this 
information collection requirement for use through March 31, 2017. DoD 
proposes that OMB extend its approval for an additional three years.

DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by February 21, 2017.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0253, using any of the following methods:
    [cir] Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.

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    [cir] Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704-
0253 in the subject line of the message.
    [cir] Fax: 571-372-6094.
    [cir] Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Mr. Tom 
Ruckdaschel, 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(s), please check www.regulations.gov 
approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting. 
Please allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by postal mail.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Tom Ruckdaschel, telephone 571-
372-6088. The information collection requirements addressed in this 
notice are available at: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/dfarspgi/current/index.html. Paper copies are available from Mr. Tom 
Ruckdaschel, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), Room 3B941, 3060 Defense Pentagon, 
Washington, DC 20301-3060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), 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.
    Title and OMB Number: Subcontracting Policies and Procedures--DoD 
FAR Supplement Part 244; OMB Control Number 0704-0253.
    Needs and Uses: Administrative contracting officers use this 
information in making decisions to approve or disapprove a contractors 
purchase system. The disapproval of a contractor's purchasing system 
would necessitate Government consent to individual subcontracts and 
possibly prompt a financial withhold or other Government rights and 
remedies.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Respondents: 36.
    Responses per Respondent: 2.
    Annual Responses: 72.
    Hours per Response: 8.
    Estimated Hours: 576.
    Frequency: On occasion.

Summary of Information Collection

    DFARS 244.305, entitled Granting, Withholding, or Withdrawing 
Approval, provides policy guidance for administrative contracting 
officers to determine the acceptability of the contractor's purchasing 
system and approve or disprove the system, at the completion of the in-
plant portion of a contractor purchasing system review, and to pursue 
correction of any deficiencies with the contractor. DFARS clause 
252.244-7001, Contractor Purchasing System Administration requires the 
contractor to respond within 30 days to a written initial determination 
from the contracting officer that identifies significant deficiencies 
in the contractor's purchasing system. The contracting officer will 
evaluate the contractor's response to this initial determination and 
notify the contractor in writing of any remaining significant 
deficiencies, the adequacy of any proposed or completed corrective 
action and system disapproval if the contracting officer determines 
that one or more significant deficiencies remain. If the contractor 
receives the contracting officer's final determination of significant 
deficiencies, the contractor has 45 days to either correct the 
significant deficiencies or submit an acceptable corrective action 
plan.

Jennifer L. Hawes,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2016-30667 Filed 12-21-16; 8:45 am]
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