Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 237, Service Contracting, Associated DFARS Clauses at DFARS 252.237, DD Form 2062, and DD Form 2063, 42491-42492 [2018-18126]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 163 / Wednesday, August 22, 2018 / Notices An MCP must be consistent with the Council’s fishery ecosystem plans, must identify conservation and management objectives (including criteria for determining when such objectives are met), and must prioritize planned marine conservation projects. The Council reviewed and concurred with the American Samoa MCP in June 2018. On July 9, 2018, the Governor of American Samoa submitted the MCP to NMFS for review and approval. The following briefly describes the objectives of the MCP. Please refer to the MCP for planned projects and activities designed to meet each objective, the evaluative criteria, and priority ranking. The MCP contains six conservation and management objectives, listed below. 1. Maximize social and economic benefits through sustainable fisheries; 2. Support quality scientific research to assess and manage fisheries; 3. Promote an ecosystem approach in fisheries management; 4. Recognize the importance of island culture and traditional fishing in managing fishery resources and foster opportunities for participation; 5. Promote education and outreach activities and regional collaboration regarding fisheries conservation; 6. Encourage development of technologies and methods to achieve the most effective level of enforcement and to ensure safety at sea. This notice announces that NMFS has reviewed the MCP, and has determined that it satisfies the requirements of the Magnuson-Stevens Act. Accordingly, NMFS has approved the MCP for the 3year period from July 25, 2018, through July 24, 2021. This MCP supersedes the MCP previously approved for the period April 1, 2015, through March 31, 2018 (80 FR 18820, April 8, 2015). Dated: August 17, 2018. Alan D. Risenhoover, Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2018–18132 Filed 8–21–18; 8:45 am] amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 BILLING CODE 3510–22–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Aug 21, 2018 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2018–0034; OMB Control Number 0704–0231] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 237, Service Contracting, Associated DFARS Clauses at DFARS 252.237, DD Form 2062, and DD Form 2063 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, 2018. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for three additional years. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by October 22, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0231, using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0231 in the subject line of the message. • Fax: 571–372–6094. • Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Carrie Moore, OUSD(A&S)DPC(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B941, Washington, DC 20301–3060. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42491 www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Carrie Moore, 571–372–6093. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 237, Service Contracting, associated DFARS Clauses at DFARS 252.237, DD Form 2062, and DD Form 2063; OMB Control Number 0704–0231. Needs and Uses: This information collection is used for the following purposes— The information collected under this clearance is used as follows: a. The information collected pursuant to DFARS provision 252.237–7000(c) is used to verify that the offeror is properly licensed in the state or other political jurisdiction where the offeror operates its professional practice. b. DFARS 252.237–7011, the DD Form 2062, Record of Preparation and Disposition of Remains (DoD Mortuary Facility), and the DD Form 2063, Record of Preparation and Disposition of Remains (Within CONUS), are used to verify that the deceased’s remains have been properly cared by the mortuary contractor. c. The written plan required by DFARS provision 252.237–7024, submitted by offerors concurrently with the proposal or offer, allows the contracting officer to assess the offeror’s capability to continue providing contractually required services to support the DoD component’s mission essential functions in an emergency. d. The information collected pursuant to DFARS clause 252.237–7023 allows the contracting officer to provide approval of updates to the contractor’s plan provided under DFARS clause 252.237–7024, to ensure that the contractor can continue to provide services in support of the DoD component’s required mission essential functions in an emergency. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit and not-for profit institutions. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Number of Respondents: 2,737. Responses per Respondent: 1.5, approximately. Annual Responses: 4,019. Average Burden per Response: 1.5, approximately. Annual Burden Hours: 6,051. Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection DFARS 237.270 prescribes the use of the provision at DFARS 252.237–7000, E:\FR\FM\22AUN1.SGM 22AUN1 42492 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 163 / Wednesday, August 22, 2018 / Notices Notice of Special Standards, in solicitations for the acquisition of audit services. The provision requires the apparently successful offeror to submit evidence that it is properly licensed in the state or political jurisdiction it operates its professional practice. DFARS 237.7003 prescribes the use of the clause at 252.237–7011, Preparation History, in all mortuary service solicitations and contracts. The information collected is used to verify that the remains have been properly cared for and the DD Forms 2062 and 2063 are generally used for this purpose. DFARS 237.7603(b) prescribes the use of the provision at 252.237–7024, Notice of Continuation of Essential Contractor Services, in solicitations that require the acquisition of services to support a mission essential function. The provision requires the offeror to submit a written plan demonstrating its capability to continue to provide the contractually required services to support a DoD component’s mission essential functions in an emergency. DFARS 237.7603(a) prescribes the use of the clause at DFARS 252.237–7023, Continuation of Essential Contractor Services, in solicitations and contracts for services in support of mission essential functions. The clause requires the contractor to maintain and update its written plan as necessary to ensure that it can continue to provide services to support the DoD component’s mission essential functions in an emergency. Jennifer Lee Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2018–18126 Filed 8–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2018–0015; OMB Control Number 0704–0246] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Information Collection in Support of DFARS Part 245, Government Property Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 AGENCY: The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Aug 21, 2018 Jkt 244001 under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by September 21, 2018. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) part 245, Government Property, related clauses in DFARS 252, and related forms in DFARS 253; OMB Control Number 0704–0246. 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: 1,745. Responses per Respondent: 16. Annual Responses: 27,920. Average Burden per Response: 1 hour. Annual Burden Hours: 27,920. Frequency: On occasion. Needs and Uses: This requirement provides for the collection of information related to providing Government property to contractors; contractor use and management of Government property; and reporting, redistribution, and disposal of property. a. DFARS 245.302(1)(i): DFARS 245.302 concerns contracts with foreign governments or international organizations. Paragraph (1)(i) requires contractors to request and obtain contracting officer approval before using Government property on work for foreign governments and international organizations. b. DFARS 245.604–3(b) and (d): DFARS 245.604–3 concerns the sale of surplus Government property. Under paragraph (b), a contractor may be directed by the plant clearance officer to issue informal invitations for bids. Under paragraph (d), a contractor may be authorized by the plant clearance officer to purchase or retain Government property at less than cost if the plant clearance officer determines this method is essential for expeditious plant clearance. c. DFARS 252.245–7003: This clause, ‘‘Contractor Property Management System Administration,’’ and DFARS 245.105, Contractor’s Property Management System Compliance, address the requirement for contractors to respond in writing to initial and final determinations from the administrative contracting officer that identifies deficiencies in the contractor’s property management system. The burden for this reporting requirement was previously approved under OMB 0704– 0480 and is being incorporated into PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 0704–0246 in order to consolidate all DFARS part 245 requirements under one OMB clearance. d. DD Form 1348–1A, DoD Single Line Item Release/Receipt Document, is prescribed at DFARS 245.7001–3 and the form is used when authorized by the plant clearance officer. e. DD Form 1639, Scrap Warranty, is prescribed in the clause at DFARS 252.245–7004, Reporting, Reutilization, and Disposal. When scrap is sold by the contractor, after Government approval, the purchaser of the scrap material(s) may be required to certify, by signature on the DD Form 1639, that (i) the purchased material will be used only as scrap and (ii), if sold by the purchaser, the purchaser will obtain an identical warranty from the individual buying the scrap from the initial purchaser. The warranty contained in the DD Form 1639 expires by its terms five years from the date of the sale. OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jasmeet Seehra. Comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Jasmeet Seehra, DoD Desk Officer, at Oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please identify the proposed information collection by DoD Desk Officer and the Docket ID number and title of the information collection. You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following method: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. DoD Clearance Officer: Mr. Frederick C. Licari. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Mr. Licari at: WHS/ESD Directives Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive, 2nd Floor, East Tower, Suite 03F09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. Jennifer Lee Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2018–18123 Filed 8–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2018–ICCD–0087] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; A Study of Reliability and Consequential Validity of a Mathematics Diagnostic Assessment System in Georgia Institute of Education Sciences (IES), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\22AUN1.SGM 22AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 163 (Wednesday, August 22, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42491-42492]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-18126]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket Number DARS-2018-0034; OMB Control Number 0704-0231]


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 237, Service Contracting, Associated 
DFARS Clauses at DFARS 252.237, DD Form 2062, and DD Form 2063

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

DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by October 22, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0231, using any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: [email protected]. Include OMB Control Number 
0704-0231 in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: 571-372-6094.
     Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. 
Carrie Moore, OUSD(A&S)DPC(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: Mr. Carrie Moore, 571-372-6093.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation 
Supplement (DFARS) Part 237, Service Contracting, associated DFARS 
Clauses at DFARS 252.237, DD Form 2062, and DD Form 2063; OMB Control 
Number 0704-0231.
    Needs and Uses: This information collection is used for the 
following purposes--
    The information collected under this clearance is used as follows:
    a. The information collected pursuant to DFARS provision 252.237-
7000(c) is used to verify that the offeror is properly licensed in the 
state or other political jurisdiction where the offeror operates its 
professional practice.
    b. DFARS 252.237-7011, the DD Form 2062, Record of Preparation and 
Disposition of Remains (DoD Mortuary Facility), and the DD Form 2063, 
Record of Preparation and Disposition of Remains (Within CONUS), are 
used to verify that the deceased's remains have been properly cared by 
the mortuary contractor.
    c. The written plan required by DFARS provision 252.237-7024, 
submitted by offerors concurrently with the proposal or offer, allows 
the contracting officer to assess the offeror's capability to continue 
providing contractually required services to support the DoD 
component's mission essential functions in an emergency.
    d. The information collected pursuant to DFARS clause 252.237-7023 
allows the contracting officer to provide approval of updates to the 
contractor's plan provided under DFARS clause 252.237-7024, to ensure 
that the contractor can continue to provide services in support of the 
DoD component's required mission essential functions in an emergency.
    Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit and not-for profit 
institutions.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Number of Respondents: 2,737.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.5, approximately.
    Annual Responses: 4,019.
    Average Burden per Response: 1.5, approximately.
    Annual Burden Hours: 6,051.
    Frequency: On occasion.

Summary of Information Collection

    DFARS 237.270 prescribes the use of the provision at DFARS 252.237-
7000,

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Notice of Special Standards, in solicitations for the acquisition of 
audit services. The provision requires the apparently successful 
offeror to submit evidence that it is properly licensed in the state or 
political jurisdiction it operates its professional practice.
    DFARS 237.7003 prescribes the use of the clause at 252.237-7011, 
Preparation History, in all mortuary service solicitations and 
contracts. The information collected is used to verify that the remains 
have been properly cared for and the DD Forms 2062 and 2063 are 
generally used for this purpose.
    DFARS 237.7603(b) prescribes the use of the provision at 252.237-
7024, Notice of Continuation of Essential Contractor Services, in 
solicitations that require the acquisition of services to support a 
mission essential function. The provision requires the offeror to 
submit a written plan demonstrating its capability to continue to 
provide the contractually required services to support a DoD 
component's mission essential functions in an emergency.
    DFARS 237.7603(a) prescribes the use of the clause at DFARS 
252.237-7023, Continuation of Essential Contractor Services, in 
solicitations and contracts for services in support of mission 
essential functions. The clause requires the contractor to maintain and 
update its written plan as necessary to ensure that it can continue to 
provide services to support the DoD component's mission essential 
functions in an emergency.

Jennifer Lee Hawes,
Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2018-18126 Filed 8-21-18; 8:45 am]
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