Notice of Intent To Renew an Information Collection, 56847 [2017-25795]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 229 / Thursday, November 30, 2017 / Notices Comments submitted in response to this request will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: November 15, 2017. Molly Irwin, Chief Evaluation Officer, U.S. Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2017–25833 Filed 11–29–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–HX–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Notice of Intent To Renew an Information Collection National Science Foundation. Notice and Request for Comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In compliance with the requirement of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will publish periodic summaries of proposed projects. DATES: Written comments on this notice must be received by January 29, 2018 to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. Comments are invited on (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite W 18000, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone (703) 292–7556; or send email to splimpto@nsf.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339, which is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year (including federal holidays). You also may obtain a copy of the data collection instrument and instructions from Ms. Plimpton. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:35 Nov 29, 2017 Jkt 244001 Title of Collection: Request for Proposals. OMB Approval Number: 3145–0080. Expiration Date of Approval: May 31, 2018. Type of Request: Intent to seek approval to extend an information collection for three years. Proposed Project: The Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Subpart 15.2—‘‘Solicitation and Receipt of Proposals and Information’’ prescribes policies and procedures for preparing and issuing Requests for Proposals. The FAR System has been developed in accordance with the requirement of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act of 1974, as amended. The NSF Act of 1950, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 1870, Sec. II, states that NSF has the authority to: (c) Enter into contracts or other arrangements, or modifications thereof, for the carrying on, by organizations or individuals in the United States and foreign countries, including other government agencies of the United States and of foreign countries, of such scientific or engineering activities as the Foundation deems necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act, and, at the request of the Secretary of Defense, specific scientific or engineering activities in connection with matters relating to international cooperation or national security, and, when deemed appropriate by the Foundation, such contracts or other arrangements or modifications thereof, may be entered into without legal consideration, without performance or other bonds and without regard to section 5 of title 41, U.S.C. Use of the Information: Request for Proposals (RFP) is used to competitively solicit proposals in response to NSF need for services. Impact will be on those individuals or organizations who elect to submit proposals in response to the RFP. Information gathered will be evaluated in light of NSF procurement requirements to determine who will be awarded a contract. Estimate of Burden: The Foundation estimates that, on average, 558 hours per respondent will be required to complete the RFP. Respondents: Individuals; business or other for-profit; not-for-profit institutions; Federal government; state, local, or tribal governments. Estimated Number of Responses: 75. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 41,850 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56847 Dated: November 27, 2017. Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation. 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NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION


Notice of Intent To Renew an Information Collection

AGENCY: National Science Foundation.

ACTION: Notice and Request for Comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirement of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 for opportunity for public comment on proposed data 
collection projects, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will publish 
periodic summaries of proposed projects.

DATES: Written comments on this notice must be received by January 29, 
2018 to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date 
will be considered to the extent practicable.
    Comments are invited on (a) whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of information technology.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance 
Officer, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite W 
18000, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone (703) 292-7556; or send 
email to splimpto@nsf.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications 
device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay 
Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339, which is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 
days a week, 365 days a year (including federal holidays). You also may 
obtain a copy of the data collection instrument and instructions from 
Ms. Plimpton.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title of Collection: Request for Proposals.
    OMB Approval Number: 3145-0080.
    Expiration Date of Approval: May 31, 2018.
    Type of Request: Intent to seek approval to extend an information 
collection for three years.
    Proposed Project: The Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) Subpart 
15.2--``Solicitation and Receipt of Proposals and Information'' 
prescribes policies and procedures for preparing and issuing Requests 
for Proposals. The FAR System has been developed in accordance with the 
requirement of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act of 1974, as 
amended. The NSF Act of 1950, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 1870, Sec. II, 
states that NSF has the authority to:
    (c) Enter into contracts or other arrangements, or modifications 
thereof, for the carrying on, by organizations or individuals in the 
United States and foreign countries, including other government 
agencies of the United States and of foreign countries, of such 
scientific or engineering activities as the Foundation deems necessary 
to carry out the purposes of this Act, and, at the request of the 
Secretary of Defense, specific scientific or engineering activities in 
connection with matters relating to international cooperation or 
national security, and, when deemed appropriate by the Foundation, such 
contracts or other arrangements or modifications thereof, may be 
entered into without legal consideration, without performance or other 
bonds and without regard to section 5 of title 41, U.S.C.
    Use of the Information: Request for Proposals (RFP) is used to 
competitively solicit proposals in response to NSF need for services. 
Impact will be on those individuals or organizations who elect to 
submit proposals in response to the RFP. Information gathered will be 
evaluated in light of NSF procurement requirements to determine who 
will be awarded a contract.
    Estimate of Burden: The Foundation estimates that, on average, 558 
hours per respondent will be required to complete the RFP.
    Respondents: Individuals; business or other for-profit; not-for-
profit institutions; Federal government; state, local, or tribal 
governments.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 75.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 41,850 hours.

    Dated: November 27, 2017.
Suzanne H. Plimpton,
Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation.
[FR Doc. 2017-25795 Filed 11-29-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 7555-01-P