Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Part 216, Types of Contracts, 46226 [2017-21355]

Download as PDF 46226 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 191 / Wednesday, October 4, 2017 / Notices Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2017–0012; OMB Control Number 0704–0259] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Part 216, Types of Contracts 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 the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: 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; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 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 requirement for use through December 31, 2017. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for three additional years. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by December 4, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0259, using any of the following methods: Æ Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0259 in the subject line of the message. Fax: 571–372–6094. Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Carrie Moore, 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. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:18 Oct 03, 2017 Jkt 244001 Ms. Carrie Moore, 571–372–6093. The information collection requirements addressed in this notice are available electronically on the Internet at: http:// www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dfars/ index.htm. Paper copies are available from Ms. Carrie Moore, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), Room 3B941, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 216, Types of Contracts, and related clauses in Part 252.216; OMB Control Number 0704– 0259. Needs and Uses: The clauses at DFARS 252.216–7000, Economic Price Adjustment—Basic Steel, Aluminum, Brass, Bronze, or Copper Mill Products; DFARS 252.216–7001, Economic Price Adjustment—Nonstandard Steel Items, and DFARS 252.216–7003, Economic Price Adjustment—Wage Rates or Material Prices Controlled by a Foreign Government, require contractors with fixed-price economic price adjustment contracts to submit information to the contracting officer regarding changes in established material prices or wage rates. The contracting officer uses this information to make appropriate adjustments to contract prices. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Number of Respondents: 132. Responses per Respondent: 4.04, approximately. Annual Responses: 533. Average Burden per Response: 4 hours. Annual Burden Hours: 2,132. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Summary of Information Collection Paragraph (c) of the clause at DFARS 252.216–7000, Economic Price Adjustment—Basic Steel, Aluminum, Brass, Bronze, or Copper Mill Products, requires the contractor to notify the contracting officer of the amount and effective date of each decrease in any established price. Paragraph (d) of the clause permits the contractor to submit a written request to the contracting officer for an increase in contract price. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket Number DARS-2017-0012; OMB Control Number 0704-0259]


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement; Part 216, Types of Contracts

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: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DoD 
announces the proposed extension of a public information collection 
requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD 
invites comments on: 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; the accuracy of 
the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways 
to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and 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 
requirement for use through December 31, 2017. DoD proposes that OMB 
extend its approval for three additional years.

DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by December 4, 2017.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0259, using any of the following methods:
    [cir] Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704-0259 in 
the subject line of the message.
    Fax: 571-372-6094.
    Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Carrie 
Moore, 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. Carrie Moore, 571-372-6093. The 
information collection requirements addressed in this notice are 
available electronically on the Internet at: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dfars/index.htm. Paper copies are available from Ms. Carrie Moore, 
OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), Room 3B941, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 
20301-3060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation 
Supplement (DFARS) Part 216, Types of Contracts, and related clauses in 
Part 252.216; OMB Control Number 0704-0259.
    Needs and Uses: The clauses at DFARS 252.216-7000, Economic Price 
Adjustment--Basic Steel, Aluminum, Brass, Bronze, or Copper Mill 
Products; DFARS 252.216-7001, Economic Price Adjustment--Nonstandard 
Steel Items, and DFARS 252.216-7003, Economic Price Adjustment--Wage 
Rates or Material Prices Controlled by a Foreign Government, require 
contractors with fixed-price economic price adjustment contracts to 
submit information to the contracting officer regarding changes in 
established material prices or wage rates. The contracting officer uses 
this information to make appropriate adjustments to contract prices.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Reporting Frequency: On occasion.
    Number of Respondents: 132.
    Responses per Respondent: 4.04, approximately.
    Annual Responses: 533.
    Average Burden per Response: 4 hours.
    Annual Burden Hours: 2,132.

Summary of Information Collection

    Paragraph (c) of the clause at DFARS 252.216-7000, Economic Price 
Adjustment--Basic Steel, Aluminum, Brass, Bronze, or Copper Mill 
Products, requires the contractor to notify the contracting officer of 
the amount and effective date of each decrease in any established 
price. Paragraph (d) of the clause permits the contractor to submit a 
written request to the contracting officer for an increase in contract 
price.
    Paragraph (f)(2) of the clause at DFARS 252.216-7001, Economic 
Price Adjustment--Nonstandard Steel Items, requires the contractor to 
furnish a statement identifying the correctness of the established 
prices and employee hourly earnings that are relevant to the 
computation of various indices. Paragraph (f)(3) of the clause requires 
the contractor to make available all records used in the computation of 
labor indices upon the request of the contracting officer.
    Paragraph (b)(1) of the clause at DFARS 252.216-7003, Economic 
Price Adjustment--Wage Rates or Material Prices Controlled by a Foreign 
Government, permits the contractor to provide a written request for 
contract adjustment based on increases in wage rates or material prices 
that are controlled by a foreign government. Paragraph (c) of the 
clause requires the contractor to make available its books and records 
that support a requested change in contract price.

Jennifer L. Hawes,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2017-21355 Filed 10-3-17; 8:45 am]
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