Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, Contract Financing, 96444-96445 [2016-31757]

Download as PDF 96444 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2016 / Notices available at the time, and has the ability to monitor the correction of significant deficiencies. The need for information collection decreases as contractor estimating systems improve and gain contracting officer approval. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Number of Respondents: 302. Responses per Respondent: 1.4 (approximately). Annual Responses: 427. Hours per Response: 40.7 (approximately). Estimated Hours: 17,400. Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection The clause at DFARS 252.215–7002, Cost Estimating System Requirements, requires that certain large business contractors— • Establish an acceptable cost estimating system and disclose the estimating system to the administrative contracting officer (ACO) in writing; • Maintain the estimating system and disclose significant changes in the system to the ACO on a timely basis; and • Respond in writing to written reports from the Government that identify deficiencies in the estimating system. Jennifer L. Hawes, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2016–31749 Filed 12–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2016–0046; OMB Control Number 0704–0359] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, Contract Financing Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension of an approved information collection requirement. srobinson on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:18 Dec 29, 2016 Jkt 241001 OMB extend its approval for an additional three years. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by February 28, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0359, 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 0704–0359 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 addresses 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: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 232, Contract Financing and Related Clauses at 252.232; OMB Control Number 0704– 0359. Needs and Uses: • DFARS 252.232–7007, Limitation of Government’s Obligation. The data PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 submitted by contractors enables contracting officers to calculate improved financing opportunities that will provide benefit to both industry (prime and subcontractor level) and the taxpayer. • DFARS 252.232–7012, Performance Based Payments—Whole Contract Basis, and 252.232–7013, Performance Based Payments—Deliverable-Item Basis. Contracting officers use the information provided by contractors to create a cashflow model for use in evaluating alternative financing arrangements. The analysis tool calculates improved financing opportunities that will provide benefit to both industry (prime and subcontractor level) and the taxpayer. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Number of Respondents: 1,800. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 1,800. Average Burden per Response: 1 hour. Annual Burden Hours: 1,800. Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection • DFARS 252.232–7007 is prescribed for use in solicitations and resultant incrementally-funded fixed-price contracts. Paragraph (c) of the clause requires a written notification from the contractor that: (1) States the estimated date when the total amount payable by the Government, including any cost for termination for convenience, will approximate 85 percent of the total amount then allotted to the contract for performance of the applicable items; (2) states an estimate of additional funding, if any, needed to continue performance of applicable line items up to the next scheduled date for allotment of funds, or to a mutually agreed upon substitute date; and (3) advises the contracting officer of the estimated amount of additional funds that will be required for the timely performance of the items funded pursuant to the clause, for a subsequent period as may be specified in the allotment schedule, or otherwise agreed to by the parties to the contract. • DFARS 252.232–7012 is prescribed for use at DFARS 232.1005–70(a). This clause requires contractors to report the negotiated value of all previously completed performance-based payments; 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. E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1 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

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 251 (Friday, December 30, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 96444-96445]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-31757]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket Number DARS-2016-0046; OMB Control Number 0704-0359]


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement, Contract Financing

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 28, 2017.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0359, 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-
0359 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 addresses 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: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation 
Supplement (DFARS) Part 232, Contract Financing and Related Clauses at 
252.232; OMB Control Number 0704-0359.
    Needs and Uses:
     DFARS 252.232-7007, Limitation of Government's Obligation. 
The data submitted by contractors enables contracting officers to 
calculate improved financing opportunities that will provide benefit to 
both industry (prime and subcontractor level) and the taxpayer.
     DFARS 252.232-7012, Performance Based Payments--Whole 
Contract Basis, and 252.232-7013, Performance Based Payments--
Deliverable-Item Basis. Contracting officers use the information 
provided by contractors to create a cash-flow model for use in 
evaluating alternative financing arrangements. The analysis tool 
calculates improved financing opportunities that will provide benefit 
to both industry (prime and subcontractor level) and the taxpayer.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Number of Respondents: 1,800.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 1,800.
    Average Burden per Response: 1 hour.
    Annual Burden Hours: 1,800.
    Frequency: On occasion.

Summary of Information Collection

     DFARS 252.232-7007 is prescribed for use in solicitations 
and resultant incrementally-funded fixed-price contracts. Paragraph (c) 
of the clause requires a written notification from the contractor that: 
(1) States the estimated date when the total amount payable by the 
Government, including any cost for termination for convenience, will 
approximate 85 percent of the total amount then allotted to the 
contract for performance of the applicable items; (2) states an 
estimate of additional funding, if any, needed to continue performance 
of applicable line items up to the next scheduled date for allotment of 
funds, or to a mutually agreed upon substitute date; and (3) advises 
the contracting officer of the estimated amount of additional funds 
that will be required for the timely performance of the items funded 
pursuant to the clause, for a subsequent period as may be specified in 
the allotment schedule, or otherwise agreed to by the parties to the 
contract.
     DFARS 252.232-7012 is prescribed for use at DFARS 
232.1005-70(a). This clause requires contractors to report the 
negotiated value of all previously completed performance-based 
payments; 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.

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     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