Submission for OMB Review; Standard Form 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety, 61571-61572 [2017-28025]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 248 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 / Notices sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES received. As required by OMB regulations, 5 CFR part 1320, the FTC is providing this second opportunity for public comment. Estimated Annual Hours Burden: 450 hours (300 testing-related hours; 150 disclosure-related hours). Likely Respondents and Estimated Burden: (a) Testing—High fidelity manufacturers—300 new products/year × 1 hour each = 300 hours; and (b) Disclosures—High fidelity manufacturers—[(300 new products/ year × 1 specification sheet) + (300 new products/year x 1 brochure)] × 15 minutes each = 150 hours. Frequency of Response: Periodic. Estimated Annual Labor Cost: $23,463 per year ($14,967 for testing + $8,496 for disclosures). Request for Comment You can file a comment online or on paper. For the FTC to consider your comment, we must receive it on or before January 29, 2018. Write ‘‘Amplifier Rule: FTC File No. P974222’’ on your comment. Your comment— including your name and your state— will be placed on the public record of this proceeding, including, to the extent practicable, on the public Commission website, at http://www.ftc.gov/os/ publiccomments.shtm. Postal mail addressed to the Commission is subject to delay due to heightened security screening. As a result, we encourage you to submit your comments online, or to send them to the Commission by courier or overnight service. To make sure that the Commission considers your online comment, you must file it at https:// ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/ amplifierrulepra2 by following the instructions on the web-based form. When this Notice appears at http:// www.regulations.gov, you also may file a comment through that website. If you file your comment on paper, write ‘‘Amplifier Rule: FTC File No. P974222’’ on your comment and on the envelope, and mail it to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite CC– 5610 (Annex J), Washington, DC 20580, or deliver your comment to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Constitution Center, 400 7th Street SW, 5th Floor, Suite 5610, Washington, DC 20024. If possible, submit your paper comment to the Commission by courier or overnight service. Comments on the information collection requirements subject to review under the PRA should additionally be submitted to OMB. If VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 sent by U.S. mail, they should be addressed to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Federal Trade Commission, New Executive Office Building, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503. Comments sent to OMB by U.S. postal mail are subject to delays due to heightened security precautions. Thus, comments can also be sent via email to wliberante@omb.eop.gov. Because your comment will be placed on the publicly accessible FTC website at https://www.ftc.gov, you are solely responsible for making sure that your comment does not include any sensitive or confidential information. In particular, your comment should not include any sensitive personal information, such as your or anyone else’s Social Security number; date of birth; driver’s license number or other state identification number, or foreign country equivalent; passport number; financial account number; or credit or debit card number. You are also solely responsible for making sure that your comment does not include any sensitive health information, such as medical records or other individually identifiable health information. In addition, your comment should not include any ‘‘trade secret or any commercial or financial information which . . . is privileged or confidential’’—as provided by Section 6(f) of the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. 46(f), and FTC Rule 4.10(a)(2), 16 CFR 4.10(a)(2)— including in particular competitively sensitive information such as costs, sales statistics, inventories, formulas, patterns, devices, manufacturing processes, or customer names. Comments containing material for which confidential treatment is requested must be filed in paper form, must be clearly labeled ‘‘Confidential,’’ and must comply with FTC Rule 4.9(c). In particular, the written request for confidential treatment that accompanies the comment must include the factual and legal basis for the request, and must identify the specific portions of the comment to be withheld from the public record. See FTC Rule 4.9(c). Your comment will be kept confidential only if the General Counsel grants your request in accordance with the law and the public interest. Once your comment has been posted on the public FTC website—as legally required by FTC Rule 4.9(b)—we cannot redact or remove your comment from the FTC website, unless you submit a confidentiality request that meets the requirements for such treatment under PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61571 FTC Rule 4.9(c), and the General Counsel grants that request. The FTC Act and other laws that the Commission administers permit the collection of public comments to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments that it receives on or before January 29, 2018. For information on the Commission’s privacy policy, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, see https://www.ftc.gov/ site-information/privacy-policy. David C. Shonka, Acting General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2017–28064 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6750–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0001; Docket No. 2017–0053; Sequence 14] Submission for OMB Review; Standard Form 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning the Standard Form (SF) 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety. DATES: Submit comments on or before January 29, 2018. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for GSA, Room 10236, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally submit a copy to GSA by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching the OMB control number 9000–0001. Select the link that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0001, SF 28, Affidavit SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 61572 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 248 / Thursday, December 28, 2017 / Notices of Individual Surety’’. Follow the instructions provided on the screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0001, SF 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety’’, on your attached document. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405. ATTN: Ms. Mandell/IC 9000–0001, SF 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0001, SF 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety, in all correspondence related to this collection. All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Zenaida Delgado, Procurement Analyst, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, GSA, 202–969–7207 or zenaida.delgado@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: collection notice. The following is a summary of the FY 2016 data: Respondents: 244. Responses Per Respondent: 2. Total Responses: 488. Hours Per Response: 0.3. Total Burden Hours: 146. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202–501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0001, SF 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety, in all correspondence. A. Purpose The Standard Form (SF) 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety, is used by all executive agencies, including the Department of Defense, to obtain information from individuals wishing to serve as sureties to Government bonds. Offerors and contractors may use an individual surety as security for bonds required under a solicitation/contract for supplies or services (including construction). It is an elective decision on the part of the offeror/contractor to use individual sureties instead of other available sources of surety or sureties for Government bonds. The information on the SF 28 is used to assist the contracting officer in determining the acceptability of individuals proposed as sureties. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES B. Public Comment A 60 day notice was published in the Federal Register at 82 FR 48231, on October 17, 2017. No comments were received. C. Annual Reporting Burden The number of solicitations and contracts requiring the submission of bid guarantees, performance, or payment bonds, correlate roughly to the number of contract awards containing FAR clause 52.228–11, Pledge of Assets. Fiscal year 2016 data on the number of contracts containing FAR clause 52.228–11 was obtained from the Electronic Document Access system (DoD official contract file system) to estimate burdens for this information VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Dec 27, 2017 Jkt 244001 Dated: December 21, 2017. Lorin S. Curit, Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy. [FR Doc. 2017–28025 Filed 12–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, (BSC, NCIPC) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the CDC announces the following meeting for the Board of Scientific Counselors, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, (BSC, NCIPC). This meeting is open to the public limited only by the 75 telephone ports available. There will be a public comment period at the end of the meeting day from 3:30 p.m.–3:45 p.m., February 26, 2018. DATES: The meeting will be held on February 26, 2018, 01:00 p.m.–04:00 p.m., EST. ADDRESSES: Teleconference: Dial-In Number: 1–877–492–3517, Participant Code: 2576415. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gwendolyn H. Cattledge, Ph.D., M.S.E.H., Deputy Associate Director for Science, NCIPC, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop F–63, Atlanta, GA 30341, Telephone (770) 488–1430. Email address: GCattledge@cdc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Purpose The Board will: (1) Conduct, encourage, cooperate with, and assist other appropriate public health authorities, scientific institutions, and scientists in the conduct of research, investigations, experiments, demonstrations, and studies relating to the causes, diagnosis, treatment, control, and prevention of physical and mental diseases, and other impairments; (2) assist States and their political subdivisions in preventing and suppressing communicable and noncommunicable diseases and other preventable conditions and in promoting health and well-being; and (3) conduct and assist in research and control activities related to injury. The Board of Scientific Counselors makes recommendations regarding policies, strategies, objectives, and priorities; and reviews progress toward injury prevention goals and provides evidence in injury prevention-related research and programs. The Board also provides advice on the appropriate balance of intramural and extramural research, the structure, progress and performance of intramural programs. The Board is designed to provide guidance on extramural scientific program matters, including the: (1) Review of extramural research concepts for funding opportunity announcements; (2) conduct of Secondary Peer Review of extramural research grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts applications received in response to the funding opportunity announcements as it relates to the Center’s programmatic balance and mission; (3) submission of secondary review recommendations to the Center Director of applications to be considered for funding support; (4) review of research portfolios, and (5) review of program proposals. Matters to be Considered: The agenda will include updates from the Center and Policy Directors, as well as discussions on use of social media in suicide prevention. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 248 (Thursday, December 28, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0001; Docket No. 2017-0053; Sequence 14]


Submission for OMB Review; Standard Form 28, Affidavit of 
Individual Surety

AGENCY: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an 
extension of a previously approved information collection requirement 
concerning the Standard Form (SF) 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety.

DATES: Submit comments on or before January 29, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other 
aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for 
reducing this burden to: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs 
of OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for GSA, Room 10236, NEOB, Washington, 
DC 20503. Additionally submit a copy to GSA by any of the following 
methods:
     Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov. Submit 
comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching the OMB 
control number 9000-0001. Select the link that corresponds with 
``Information Collection 9000-0001, SF 28, Affidavit

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of Individual Surety''. Follow the instructions provided on the screen.
    Please include your name, company name (if any), and ``Information 
Collection 9000-0001, SF 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety'', on your 
attached document.
     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405. 
ATTN: Ms. Mandell/IC 9000-0001, SF 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 9000-0001, SF 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety, in all 
correspondence related to this collection. All comments received will 
be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any 
personal and/or business confidential information provided.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Ms. Zenaida Delgado, Procurement 
Analyst, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, GSA, 202-969-7207 or 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. Purpose

    The Standard Form (SF) 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety, is used 
by all executive agencies, including the Department of Defense, to 
obtain information from individuals wishing to serve as sureties to 
Government bonds. Offerors and contractors may use an individual surety 
as security for bonds required under a solicitation/contract for 
supplies or services (including construction). It is an elective 
decision on the part of the offeror/contractor to use individual 
sureties instead of other available sources of surety or sureties for 
Government bonds. The information on the SF 28 is used to assist the 
contracting officer in determining the acceptability of individuals 
proposed as sureties.

B. Public Comment

    A 60 day notice was published in the Federal Register at 82 FR 
48231, on October 17, 2017. No comments were received.

C. Annual Reporting Burden

    The number of solicitations and contracts requiring the submission 
of bid guarantees, performance, or payment bonds, correlate roughly to 
the number of contract awards containing FAR clause 52.228-11, Pledge 
of Assets. Fiscal year 2016 data on the number of contracts containing 
FAR clause 52.228-11 was obtained from the Electronic Document Access 
system (DoD official contract file system) to estimate burdens for this 
information collection notice. The following is a summary of the FY 
2016 data:
    Respondents: 244.
    Responses Per Respondent: 2.
    Total Responses: 488.
    Hours Per Response: 0.3.
    Total Burden Hours: 146.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street 
NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202-501-4755. Please cite OMB 
Control No. 9000-0001, SF 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety, in all 
correspondence.

    Dated: December 21, 2017.
Lorin S. Curit,
Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Government-
wide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Government-wide Policy.
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