Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Quality Assurance, 33759 [2019-14942]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 135 / Monday, July 15, 2019 / Notices Æ Fax: 571–372–6094. Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Kimberly Bass, 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: Ms. Kimberly Bass, telephone 571–372– 6174. at: https://www.sddc.army.mil/res/ pages/pubs.aspx. Jeff Olenick, Chief, Movement Support. [FR Doc. 2019–14964 Filed 7–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–03–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2019–0040; OMB Control Number 0704–0441] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Quality Assurance Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD) ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed revision and extension of an approved information collection requirement. AGENCY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of 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 for use through September 30, 2019. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by September 13, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0441, 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 0704–0441 in the subject line of the message. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:08 Jul 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 246, Quality Assurance, and related clauses at 252.246; OMB Control Number 0704– 0441. Needs and Uses: The information collections under OMB Control Number 0704–0441 pertain to all information that offerors or contractors must submit related to DFARS contract quality assurance programs. This renewal includes the incorporation of OMB Control Number 0704–0541. a. 252.246–7003, Notification of Potential Safety Issues. Contracting officers require timely notification of potential safety defects so that (1) systems and equipment likely affected by the situation can be readily identified, and (2) appropriate engineering investigation and follow-on actions can be taken to establish and mitigate risk. b. 252.246–7005, Notice of Warranty Tracking of Serialized Items. The information provided by offerors under this provision alerts contracting officers in those cases where the offeror is proposing to provide a warranty for an individual contract line item for which DoD has not specified a warranty in the solicitation. The warranty notice will permit the Government to recognize and utilize any warranty after contract award. c. 252.246–7006, Warranty Tracking of Serialized Items. This clause implements section 818 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 (Pub. L. 112–81 as amended by section 817 of the NDAA for FY 2015 (Pub. L. 113–291). The information provided by contractors allows DoD to track warranties for item unique item identification (IUID) required items in the IUID registry to obtain maximum utility of warranties provided on contracted items. The identification and enforcement of warranties is essential to the effectiveness and efficiency of DoD’s material readiness. Providing visibility and accountability of warranty data PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33759 associated with acquired goods, from the identification of the requirement to the expiration date of the warranted item, significantly enhances DoD’s ability to take full advantage of warranties, resulting in— (1) Reduced costs; (2) Ability to recognize benefits included at no additional cost; (3) Ability to compare performance against Government-specified warranties; and (4) Identification of sufficient durations for warranties for specific goods. d. 252.246–7008, Sources of Electronic Parts. The notification and documentation requirements are necessary to comply with statute. The contracting officer will use the information to ensure that the contractor performs the traceability of parts, additional inspection, testing, and authentication required when an electronic part is not obtained from a trusted supplier. The Government may also use this information to more actively perform acceptance. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for- profit institutions. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Frequency: On occasion. Type of Request: Revision and extension. Number of Respondents: 34,842. Annual Responses: 122,023. Annual Burden Hours: 2,075,684 (includes 39,074 reporting hours and 2,036,610 recordkeeping hours). Jennifer Lee Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2019–14942 Filed 7–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Board of Regents, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (USD(P&R)), Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: The DoD is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Board, Board of Regents, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) will take place. DATES: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 11:05 a.m. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15JYN1.SGM 15JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 135 (Monday, July 15, 2019)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-14942]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket Number DARS-2019-0040; OMB Control Number 0704-0441]


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Quality Assurance

AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense 
(DoD)

ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed revision 
and extension of an approved information collection requirement.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of 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 for use through September 30, 2019. DoD proposes 
that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond 
the current expiration date.

DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by September 13, 2019.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0441, 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-
0441 in the subject line of the message.
    [cir] Fax: 571-372-6094.
    [cir] Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. 
Kimberly Bass, 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: Ms. Kimberly Bass, telephone 571-372-
6174.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation 
Supplement (DFARS) Part 246, Quality Assurance, and related clauses at 
252.246; OMB Control Number 0704-0441.
    Needs and Uses: The information collections under OMB Control 
Number 0704-0441 pertain to all information that offerors or 
contractors must submit related to DFARS contract quality assurance 
programs. This renewal includes the incorporation of OMB Control Number 
0704-0541.
    a. 252.246-7003, Notification of Potential Safety Issues. 
Contracting officers require timely notification of potential safety 
defects so that (1) systems and equipment likely affected by the 
situation can be readily identified, and (2) appropriate engineering 
investigation and follow-on actions can be taken to establish and 
mitigate risk.
    b. 252.246-7005, Notice of Warranty Tracking of Serialized Items. 
The information provided by offerors under this provision alerts 
contracting officers in those cases where the offeror is proposing to 
provide a warranty for an individual contract line item for which DoD 
has not specified a warranty in the solicitation. The warranty notice 
will permit the Government to recognize and utilize any warranty after 
contract award.
    c. 252.246-7006, Warranty Tracking of Serialized Items. This clause 
implements section 818 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) 
for Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 (Pub. L. 112-81 as amended by section 817 of 
the NDAA for FY 2015 (Pub. L. 113-291). The information provided by 
contractors allows DoD to track warranties for item unique item 
identification (IUID) required items in the IUID registry to obtain 
maximum utility of warranties provided on contracted items. The 
identification and enforcement of warranties is essential to the 
effectiveness and efficiency of DoD's material readiness. Providing 
visibility and accountability of warranty data associated with acquired 
goods, from the identification of the requirement to the expiration 
date of the warranted item, significantly enhances DoD's ability to 
take full advantage of warranties, resulting in--
    (1) Reduced costs;
    (2) Ability to recognize benefits included at no additional cost;
    (3) Ability to compare performance against Government-specified 
warranties; and
    (4) Identification of sufficient durations for warranties for 
specific goods.
    d. 252.246-7008, Sources of Electronic Parts. The notification and 
documentation requirements are necessary to comply with statute. The 
contracting officer will use the information to ensure that the 
contractor performs the traceability of parts, additional inspection, 
testing, and authentication required when an electronic part is not 
obtained from a trusted supplier. The Government may also use this 
information to more actively perform acceptance.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for- profit 
institutions.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Type of Request: Revision and extension.
    Number of Respondents: 34,842.
    Annual Responses: 122,023.
    Annual Burden Hours: 2,075,684 (includes 39,074 reporting hours and 
2,036,610 recordkeeping hours).

Jennifer Lee Hawes,
Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2019-14942 Filed 7-12-19; 8:45 am]
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