Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, Foreign Acquisition, 96445-96446 [2016-31744]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2016 / Notices • DFARS 252.232–7013 is prescribed for use at 232.1005–70(b). This clause requires contractors to report the negotiated value of current performance-based payment(s) event(s); cumulative negotiated value of performance-based payment(s) events completed to date; total costs incurred to date; cumulative amount of payments previously requested; and the payment amount requested for the current performance based payment. Jennifer L. Hawes, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2016–31757 Filed 12–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2016–0039; OMB Control Number 0704–0229] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, Foreign Acquisition 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 use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by February 28, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0398, using any of the following methods: Æ Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Æ Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0229 in the subject line of the message. Æ Fax: 571–372–6094. Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Amy Williams, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP/DARS, Room 3B941, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3060. srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:18 Dec 29, 2016 Jkt 241001 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: Ms. Amy Williams, (571) 372–6106. 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. Amy Williams, 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, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement Part 225, Foreign Acquisition, and Related Clauses at 252.225; DD Form 2139; OMB Control Number 0704–0229. Needs and Uses: DoD needs this information to ensure compliance with restrictions on the acquisition of foreign products imposed by statute or policy to protect the industrial base; to ensure compliance with U.S. trade agreements and memoranda of understanding that promote reciprocal trade with U.S. allies; and to prepare reports for submission to the Department of Commerce on the Balance of Payments Program. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Number of Respondents: 26,669. Responses Per Respondent: About 10. Annual Responses: 263,863. Average Burden Per Response: .29 hours. Annual Burden Hours: 77,209 (76,944 reporting hours and 265 recordkeeping hours). PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 96445 Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection This information collection includes requirements related to foreign acquisition in DFARS Part 225, Foreign Acquisition, and the related clause at DFARS 252.225. DFARS 252.225–7000, Buy American Act—Balance of Payments Program Certificate, as prescribed in 225.1101(1), requires an offeror to identify, in its proposal, supplies that are not domestic end products, separately listing qualifying country and other foreign end products. DFARS 252.225–7003, Report of Intended Performance Outside the United States and Canada—Submission with Offer, and 252.225–7004, Report of Intended Performance Outside the United States and Canada—Submission after Award, as prescribed in 225.7204(a) and (b) respectively, require offerors and contractors to submit a Report of Contract Performance Outside the United States for subcontracts to be performed outside the United States. The reporting threshold is $700,000 for contracts that exceed $13.5 million. The contractor may submit the report on DD Form 2139, Report of Contract Performance Outside the United States, or a computer-generated report that contains all information required by DD Form 2139. DFARS 252.225–7005, Identification of Expenditures in the United States, as prescribed in 225.1103(1), requires contractors incorporated or located in the United States to identify, on each request for payment under contracts for supplies to be used, or for construction or services to be performed, outside the United States, that part of the requested payment representing estimated expenditures in the United States. DFARS 252.225–7010, Commercial Derivative Military Article—Specialty Metals Compliance Certificate, as prescribed at 225.7003–5(b), requires the offeror to certify that it will take certain actions with regard to specialty metals if the offeror chooses to use the alternative compliance approach when providing commercial derivative military articles to the Government. DFARS 252.225–7013, Duty-Free Entry, as prescribed in 225.1101(4), requires the contractor to provide information on shipping documents and customs forms regarding products that are eligible for duty-free entry. DFARS 252.225–7018, Photovoltaic Devices—Certificate, as prescribed at 225.7017–4(b), requires offerors to certify that no photovoltaic devices with an estimated value exceeding $3,000 will be utilized in performance of the E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1 srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 96446 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2016 / Notices contract or to specify the country of origin. DFARS 252.225–7020, Trade Agreements Certificate, as prescribed in 225.1101(5), requires an offeror to list the item number and country of origin of any nondesignated country end product that it intends to furnish under the contract. Either 252.225–7020 or 252.225–7022 is used in any solicitation for products subject to the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement. DFARS 252.225–7021, Alternate II, Trade Agreements, as prescribed in 225.1101(6)(ii), in order to comply with a condition of the waiver authority provided by the United States Trade Representative to the Secretary of Defense, requires contractors from a south Caucasus/central or south Asian state to inform the government of its participation in the acquisition and also advise their governments that they generally will not have such opportunities in the future unless their governments provide reciprocal procurement opportunities to U.S. products and services and suppliers of such products and services. DFARS 252.225–7023, Preference for Products or Services from Afghanistan, as prescribed in 225.7703–5(a), requires an offeror to identify, in its proposal, products or services that are not products or services from Iraq or Afghanistan. DFARS 252.225–7025, Restriction on Acquisition of Forgings, as prescribed in 225.7102–4, requires the contractor to retain records showing compliance with the requirement that end items and their components delivered under the contract contain forging items that are of domestic manufacture only. The contractor must retain the records for 3 years after final payment and must make the records available upon request of the contracting officer. The contractor may request a waiver of this requirement in accordance with DFARS 225.7102–3. DFARS 252.225–7032, Waiver of United Kingdom Levies—Evaluation of Offers, and 252.225–7033, Waiver of United Kingdom Levies, as prescribed in 225.1101(7) and (8), require an offeror to provide information to the contracting officer regarding any United Kingdom levies included in the offered price, and require the contractor to provide information to the contracting officer regarding any United Kingdom levies to be included in a subcontract that exceeds $1 million, before award of the subcontract. DFARS 252.225–7035, Buy American Act—North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act— Balance of Payments Program VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:18 Dec 29, 2016 Jkt 241001 Certificate, as prescribed in 225.1101(9), requires an offeror to list any qualifying country, NAFTA country, or other foreign end product that it intends to furnish under the contract. The Buy American Act no longer applies to acquisitions of commercial information technology. DFARS 252.225–7046, Exports of Approved Community Members in Response to the Solicitation, requires a representation whether exports or transfers of qualifying defense articles were made in preparing the response to the solicitation. If yes, the offeror represents that such exports or transfers complied with the requirements of the provision. Jennifer L. Hawes, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2016–31744 Filed 12–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2016–ICCD–0147] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Mandatory Civil Rights Data Collection Office for Civil Rights (OCR), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 3501 et seq.), ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before February 28, 2017. ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED– 2016–ICCD–0147. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Room 224–82, Washington, DC 20202–4537. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Rosa Olmeda, 202–453–5968. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Mandatory Civil Rights Data Collection. OMB Control Number: 1870–0504. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 17,620. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 1,511,450. Abstract: The collection, use and reporting of education data is an integral component of the mission of the U.S. Department of Education (ED). EDFacts, an ED initiative to put performance data at the center of ED’s policy, management, and budget decisionmaking processes for all K–12 education programs, has transformed the way in which ED collects and uses data. For school years 2009–10 and 2011–12, the Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) was approved by OMB as part of the EDFacts information collection (1875–0240). For school years 2013–14 and 2015–16, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) cleared the CRDC as a separate collection from FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket Number DARS-2016-0039; OMB Control Number 0704-0229]


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement, Foreign Acquisition

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 use for three additional 
years beyond the current expiration date.

DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by February 28, 2017.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0398, using any of the following methods:
    [cir] Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    [cir] Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704-
0229 in the subject line of the message.
    [cir] Fax: 571-372-6094.
    [cir] Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Amy 
Williams, 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: Ms. Amy Williams, (571) 372-6106. 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. Amy 
Williams, 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, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement Part 225, Foreign Acquisition, and Related 
Clauses at 252.225; DD Form 2139; OMB Control Number 0704-0229.
    Needs and Uses: DoD needs this information to ensure compliance 
with restrictions on the acquisition of foreign products imposed by 
statute or policy to protect the industrial base; to ensure compliance 
with U.S. trade agreements and memoranda of understanding that promote 
reciprocal trade with U.S. allies; and to prepare reports for 
submission to the Department of Commerce on the Balance of Payments 
Program.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Number of Respondents: 26,669.
    Responses Per Respondent: About 10.
    Annual Responses: 263,863.
    Average Burden Per Response: .29 hours.
    Annual Burden Hours: 77,209 (76,944 reporting hours and 265 
recordkeeping hours).
    Reporting Frequency: On occasion.

Summary of Information Collection

    This information collection includes requirements related to 
foreign acquisition in DFARS Part 225, Foreign Acquisition, and the 
related clause at DFARS 252.225.
    DFARS 252.225-7000, Buy American Act--Balance of Payments Program 
Certificate, as prescribed in 225.1101(1), requires an offeror to 
identify, in its proposal, supplies that are not domestic end products, 
separately listing qualifying country and other foreign end products.
    DFARS 252.225-7003, Report of Intended Performance Outside the 
United States and Canada--Submission with Offer, and 252.225-7004, 
Report of Intended Performance Outside the United States and Canada--
Submission after Award, as prescribed in 225.7204(a) and (b) 
respectively, require offerors and contractors to submit a Report of 
Contract Performance Outside the United States for subcontracts to be 
performed outside the United States. The reporting threshold is 
$700,000 for contracts that exceed $13.5 million. The contractor may 
submit the report on DD Form 2139, Report of Contract Performance 
Outside the United States, or a computer-generated report that contains 
all information required by DD Form 2139.
    DFARS 252.225-7005, Identification of Expenditures in the United 
States, as prescribed in 225.1103(1), requires contractors incorporated 
or located in the United States to identify, on each request for 
payment under contracts for supplies to be used, or for construction or 
services to be performed, outside the United States, that part of the 
requested payment representing estimated expenditures in the United 
States.
    DFARS 252.225-7010, Commercial Derivative Military Article--
Specialty Metals Compliance Certificate, as prescribed at 225.7003-
5(b), requires the offeror to certify that it will take certain actions 
with regard to specialty metals if the offeror chooses to use the 
alternative compliance approach when providing commercial derivative 
military articles to the Government.
    DFARS 252.225-7013, Duty-Free Entry, as prescribed in 225.1101(4), 
requires the contractor to provide information on shipping documents 
and customs forms regarding products that are eligible for duty-free 
entry.
    DFARS 252.225-7018, Photovoltaic Devices--Certificate, as 
prescribed at 225.7017-4(b), requires offerors to certify that no 
photovoltaic devices with an estimated value exceeding $3,000 will be 
utilized in performance of the

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contract or to specify the country of origin.
    DFARS 252.225-7020, Trade Agreements Certificate, as prescribed in 
225.1101(5), requires an offeror to list the item number and country of 
origin of any nondesignated country end product that it intends to 
furnish under the contract. Either 252.225-7020 or 252.225-7022 is used 
in any solicitation for products subject to the World Trade 
Organization Government Procurement Agreement.
    DFARS 252.225-7021, Alternate II, Trade Agreements, as prescribed 
in 225.1101(6)(ii), in order to comply with a condition of the waiver 
authority provided by the United States Trade Representative to the 
Secretary of Defense, requires contractors from a south Caucasus/
central or south Asian state to inform the government of its 
participation in the acquisition and also advise their governments that 
they generally will not have such opportunities in the future unless 
their governments provide reciprocal procurement opportunities to U.S. 
products and services and suppliers of such products and services.
    DFARS 252.225-7023, Preference for Products or Services from 
Afghanistan, as prescribed in 225.7703-5(a), requires an offeror to 
identify, in its proposal, products or services that are not products 
or services from Iraq or Afghanistan.
    DFARS 252.225-7025, Restriction on Acquisition of Forgings, as 
prescribed in 225.7102-4, requires the contractor to retain records 
showing compliance with the requirement that end items and their 
components delivered under the contract contain forging items that are 
of domestic manufacture only. The contractor must retain the records 
for 3 years after final payment and must make the records available 
upon request of the contracting officer. The contractor may request a 
waiver of this requirement in accordance with DFARS 225.7102-3.
    DFARS 252.225-7032, Waiver of United Kingdom Levies--Evaluation of 
Offers, and 252.225-7033, Waiver of United Kingdom Levies, as 
prescribed in 225.1101(7) and (8), require an offeror to provide 
information to the contracting officer regarding any United Kingdom 
levies included in the offered price, and require the contractor to 
provide information to the contracting officer regarding any United 
Kingdom levies to be included in a subcontract that exceeds $1 million, 
before award of the subcontract.
    DFARS 252.225-7035, Buy American Act--North American Free Trade 
Agreement Implementation Act--Balance of Payments Program Certificate, 
as prescribed in 225.1101(9), requires an offeror to list any 
qualifying country, NAFTA country, or other foreign end product that it 
intends to furnish under the contract. The Buy American Act no longer 
applies to acquisitions of commercial information technology.
    DFARS 252.225-7046, Exports of Approved Community Members in 
Response to the Solicitation, requires a representation whether exports 
or transfers of qualifying defense articles were made in preparing the 
response to the solicitation. If yes, the offeror represents that such 
exports or transfers complied with the requirements of the provision.

Jennifer L. Hawes,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2016-31744 Filed 12-29-16; 8:45 am]
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