Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Information Collection in Support of the DoD Acquisition Process (Various Miscellaneous Requirements), 11186-11187 [2018-05177]

Download as PDF 11186 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 50 / Wednesday, March 14, 2018 / Notices submit a price breakdown with any proposal for a contract modification. DFARS 236.570(b) prescribes use of the following clauses in fixed-price construction contracts and solicitations as applicable: (1) The clause at DFARS 252.236– 7002, Obstruction of Navigable Waterways, requires the contractor to notify the contracting officer of obstructions in navigable waterways. (2) The clause at DFARS 252.236– 7003, Payment for Mobilization and Preparatory Work, requires the contractor to provide supporting documentation when submitting requests for payment for mobilization and preparatory work. (3) The clause at DFARS 252.236– 7004, Payment for Mobilization and Demobilization, permits the contracting officer to require the contractor to furnish cost data justifying the percentage of the cost split between mobilization and demobilization, if the contracting officer believes that the proposed percentages do not bear a reasonable relation to the cost of the work. DFARS 236.570(c) prescribes use of the following provisions in solicitations for military construction contracts that are funded with military construction appropriations and are estimated to exceed $1,000,000: (1) The provision at DFARS 252.236– 7010, Overseas Military Construction— Preference for United States Firms, when contract performance will be in a United States outlying area in the Pacific or in a country bordering the Arabian Gulf, requires an offeror to specify whether or not it is a United States firm. (2) The provision at DFARS 252.236– 7012, Military Construction on Kwajalein Atoll—Evaluation Preference, when contract performance will be on Kwajalein Atoll, requires an offeror to specify whether it is a United States firm, a Marshallese firm, or other firm. Jennifer L. Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer,Defense Acquisition Regulations System. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2018–05183 Filed 3–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:17 Mar 13, 2018 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2018–0010; OMB Control Number 0704–0187] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Information Collection in Support of the DoD Acquisition Process (Various Miscellaneous Requirements) 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 July 31, 2018. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for three additional years. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by May 14, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0187, 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 0704–0187 in the subject line of the message. Æ Fax: 571–372–6094. Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Amy Williams, OUSD (A&S) DPAP (DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B941, Washington, DC 20301–3060. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Amy Williams, 571–372–6106. 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. Amy Williams, OUSD (A&S) DPAP (DARS), Room 3B941, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Information Collection in Support of the DoD Acquisition Process (Various Miscellaneous Requirements); OMB Control Number 0704–0187. Needs and Uses: This information collection requirement pertains to information required in DFARS parts 208, 209, 235, and associated clauses in part 252 that an offeror must submit to DoD in response to a request for proposals or an invitation for bids or a contract requirement. DoD uses this information to— • Determine whether to provide precious metals as Governmentfurnished material; • Determine whether a foreign government owns or controls the offeror to prevent access to proscribed information; • Determine whether there is a compelling reason for a contractor to enter into a subcontract in excess of $30,000 with a firm, or subsidiary of a firm, that is identified in the ‘‘List of Parties Excluded from Federal Procurement and Nonprocurement’’ as being ineligible for award of Defense subcontracts because it is owned or controlled by the government of a country that is a state sponsor of terrorism; • Evaluate claims of indemnification for losses or damages occurring under a research and development contract; and • Keep track of radio frequencies on electronic equipment under research and development contracts so that the user does not override or interfere with the use of that frequency by another user. 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. Number of Respondents: 308. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 308. Average Burden per Response: 2 hours. Annual Burden Hours: 616. E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 50 / Wednesday, March 14, 2018 / Notices daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection This information collection pertains to information, as required in DFARS Parts 208, 209, 235, and associated clauses in Part 252 that an offeror must submit to DoD in response to a request for proposals or an invitation for bids or a contract requirement. The information collection covers the following DFARS requirements: • 252.208–7000, Intent to Furnish Precious Metals as GovernmentFurnished Material. Paragraph (b) of this clause requires an offeror to cite the type and quantity of precious metals required in the performance of the contract. Paragraph (c) requires the offeror to submit two prices for each deliverable item that contains precious metals: one based on the Government furnishing the precious metals, and the other based on the contractor furnishing the precious metals. • 252.209–7002, Disclosure of Ownership or Control by a Foreign Government. Paragraph (d) requires the offeror to provide a disclosure with its offer of any interest a foreign government has in the offeror when that interest constitutes control of the offeror by a foreign government. • 252.209–7004, Subcontracting with Firms that are Owned or Controlled by the Government of a Country that is a State Sponsor of Terrorism. Paragraph (b) requires the Contractor to notify the contracting officer in writing before entering into a subcontract in excess of $30,000 with a party that is identified in the List of Parties Excluded from Federal Procurement and Nonprocurement Programs as being ineligible for award of Defense subcontracts because it is owned or controlled by the government of a country that is a state sponsor of terrorism. The contractor must provide the name of the proposed subcontractor and the compelling reasons for doing business with the subcontractor. • 252.235–7000, Indemnification under 10 U.S.C. 2534—Fixed Price; 252.235–7001, and Indemnification under 10 U.S.C. 2534—CostReimbursement. Paragraphs (f) and (e), respectively, of these clauses require contractors to notify the contracting officer of any claim and provide (i) proof or evidence of a claim and (ii) copies of all pertinent papers when the contractor is to be indemnified. • DFARS 252.235–7003, Frequency Authorization. Paragraph (b) requires that the contractor or subcontractor provide to the contracting officer the technical operating characteristics for any experimental, developmental, or VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:17 Mar 13, 2018 Jkt 244001 operational equipment for which the appropriate frequency allocation has not been made. Jennifer L. Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2018–05177 Filed 3–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2018–0012; OMB Control Number 0704–0454] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Administrative Matters 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 September 30, 2018. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for three additional years. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by May 14, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0454, 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 0704–0454 in the subject line of the message. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11187 Æ Fax: 571–372–6094. Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Mr. Mark Gomersall, OUSD(A&S)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. Mark Gomersall, 571–372–6099. 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 Mr. Mark Gomersall, OUSD(A&S)DPAP(DARS), Room 3B941, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), U.S.International Atomic Energy Agency Additional Protocol; OMB Control Number 0704–0454. Needs and Uses: This requirement is necessary to provide for protection of information or activities with national security significance. As such, this information collection requires contractors to comply with the notification process at DFARS 252.204– 7010, Requirement for Contractor to Notify DoD if the Contractor’s Activities are Subject to Reporting Under the U.S.International Atomic Energy Agency Additional Protocol. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit entities and not-for-profit institutions. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Type of Request: Renewal of a currently approved collection. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Number of Respondents: 300. Responses Per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 300. Average Burden Per Response: 1 hour. Annual Response Burden Hours: 300. Summary of Information Collection Under the U.S.-International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Additional Protocol, the United States is required to declare a wide range of public and private nuclear-related activities to the IAEA and potentially provide access to IAEA inspectors for verification purposes. The U.S.-IAEA Additional Protocol permits the United States unilaterally to declare exclusions from inspection requirements for activities with direct national security significance. E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 50 (Wednesday, March 14, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11186-11187]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-05177]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket Number DARS-2018-0010; OMB Control Number 0704-0187]


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement; Information Collection in Support of the DoD 
Acquisition Process (Various Miscellaneous Requirements)

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 July 31, 2018. DoD proposes that OMB extend 
its approval for three additional years.

DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by May 14, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0187, using any of the following methods:
    [cir] Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    [cir] Email: [email protected]. Include OMB Control Number 0704-
0187 in the subject line of the message.
    [cir] Fax: 571-372-6094.
    [cir] Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Amy 
Williams, OUSD (A&S) 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. Amy Williams, 571-372-6106. 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. Amy Williams, 
OUSD (A&S) DPAP (DARS), Room 3B941, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, 
DC 20301-3060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Information Collection in 
Support of the DoD Acquisition Process (Various Miscellaneous 
Requirements); OMB Control Number 0704-0187.
    Needs and Uses: This information collection requirement pertains to 
information required in DFARS parts 208, 209, 235, and associated 
clauses in part 252 that an offeror must submit to DoD in response to a 
request for proposals or an invitation for bids or a contract 
requirement. DoD uses this information to--
     Determine whether to provide precious metals as 
Government-furnished material;
     Determine whether a foreign government owns or controls 
the offeror to prevent access to proscribed information;
     Determine whether there is a compelling reason for a 
contractor to enter into a subcontract in excess of $30,000 with a 
firm, or subsidiary of a firm, that is identified in the ``List of 
Parties Excluded from Federal Procurement and Nonprocurement'' as being 
ineligible for award of Defense subcontracts because it is owned or 
controlled by the government of a country that is a state sponsor of 
terrorism;
     Evaluate claims of indemnification for losses or damages 
occurring under a research and development contract; and
     Keep track of radio frequencies on electronic equipment 
under research and development contracts so that the user does not 
override or interfere with the use of that frequency by another user.
    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.
    Number of Respondents: 308.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 308.
    Average Burden per Response: 2 hours.
    Annual Burden Hours: 616.

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    Frequency: On occasion.

Summary of Information Collection

    This information collection pertains to information, as required in 
DFARS Parts 208, 209, 235, and associated clauses in Part 252 that an 
offeror must submit to DoD in response to a request for proposals or an 
invitation for bids or a contract requirement. The information 
collection covers the following DFARS requirements:
     252.208-7000, Intent to Furnish Precious Metals as 
Government-Furnished Material. Paragraph (b) of this clause requires an 
offeror to cite the type and quantity of precious metals required in 
the performance of the contract. Paragraph (c) requires the offeror to 
submit two prices for each deliverable item that contains precious 
metals: one based on the Government furnishing the precious metals, and 
the other based on the contractor furnishing the precious metals.
     252.209-7002, Disclosure of Ownership or Control by a 
Foreign Government. Paragraph (d) requires the offeror to provide a 
disclosure with its offer of any interest a foreign government has in 
the offeror when that interest constitutes control of the offeror by a 
foreign government.
     252.209-7004, Subcontracting with Firms that are Owned or 
Controlled by the Government of a Country that is a State Sponsor of 
Terrorism. Paragraph (b) requires the Contractor to notify the 
contracting officer in writing before entering into a subcontract in 
excess of $30,000 with a party that is identified in the List of 
Parties Excluded from Federal Procurement and Nonprocurement Programs 
as being ineligible for award of Defense subcontracts because it is 
owned or controlled by the government of a country that is a state 
sponsor of terrorism. The contractor must provide the name of the 
proposed subcontractor and the compelling reasons for doing business 
with the subcontractor.
     252.235-7000, Indemnification under 10 U.S.C. 2534--Fixed 
Price; 252.235-7001, and Indemnification under 10 U.S.C. 2534--Cost-
Reimbursement. Paragraphs (f) and (e), respectively, of these clauses 
require contractors to notify the contracting officer of any claim and 
provide (i) proof or evidence of a claim and (ii) copies of all 
pertinent papers when the contractor is to be indemnified.
     DFARS 252.235-7003, Frequency Authorization. Paragraph (b) 
requires that the contractor or subcontractor provide to the 
contracting officer the technical operating characteristics for any 
experimental, developmental, or operational equipment for which the 
appropriate frequency allocation has not been made.

Jennifer L. Hawes,
Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2018-05177 Filed 3-13-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 5001-06-P