Information Collection; Cost Accounting Standards Administration, 37875 [2019-16499]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 149 / Friday, August 2, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0129; Docket No. 2019–0003; Sequence No. 26] Information Collection; Cost Accounting Standards Administration Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, DoD, GSA, and NASA invite the public to comment on a revision and renewal concerning Cost Accounting Standards administration. DoD, GSA, and NASA invite comments on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of Federal Government acquisitions, 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. OMB has approved this information collection for use through October 31, 2019. DoD, GSA, and NASA propose that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date. DATES: DoD, GSA, and NASA will consider all comments received by October 1, 2019. ADDRESSES: DoD, GSA, and NASA invite interested persons to submit comments on this collection by either of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: This website provides the ability to type short comments directly into the comment field or attach a file for lengthier comments. Go to http:// www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions on the site. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405. ATTN: Lois Mandell/IC 9000–0129, Cost Accounting Standards Administration. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:02 Aug 01, 2019 Jkt 247001 37875 Instructions: All items submitted must cite Information Collection 9000– 9000–0129, Cost Accounting Standards Administration. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check www.regulations.gov, approximately two-to-three days after submission to verify posting (except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Zenaida Delgado, Procurement Analyst, at telephone 202–969–7207, or zenaida.delgado@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: July 29, 2019. Janet Fry, Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. A. OMB Control Number, Title, and Any Associated Form(s) Submission for OMB Review; Price Redetermination 9000–0129, Cost Accounting Standards Administration. AGENCY: B. Need and Uses This clearance covers the information that contractors must submit to comply with the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). FAR clause 52.230–6, Administration of Cost Accounting Standards, requires contractors performing CAS-covered contracts to submit notifications and descriptions of certain cost accounting practice changes, including revisions to their Disclosure Statements, if applicable. The threshold for CAS applicability is required by 41 U.S.C. 1502(b)(1)(B) to be the same as the threshold for requesting certified cost or pricing data at FAR 15.403–4(a)(1). The burden was calculated with data from the Federal Procurement Data System for Fiscal year 2016 through 2018 using the increased threshold for requesting certified cost or pricing data of $2 million as proposed by FAR Case 2018–005, Modifications to Cost or Pricing Data Reporting Requirements, per section 811 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. C. Annual Burden Respondents: 599. Total Annual Responses: 1,797. Total Burden Hours: 314,475. Obtaining Copies: 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– 0129, Cost Accounting Standards Administration, in all correspondence. PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2019–16499 Filed 8–1–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0071; Docket No. 2019–0003; Sequence No. 1] Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice. Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a revision and renewal concerning price redetermination. DATES: Submit comments on or before September 3, 2019. 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: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: This website provides the ability to type short comments directly into the comment field or attach a file for lengthier comments. Go to http:// www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions on the site. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405. ATTN: Ms. Mandell/IC 9000–0071, Price Redetermination. Instructions: All items submitted must cite Information Collection 9000– 0071, Price Redetermination, in all correspondence related to this collection. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02AUN1.SGM 02AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0129; Docket No. 2019-0003; Sequence No. 26]


Information Collection; Cost Accounting Standards Administration

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

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, DoD, GSA, and 
NASA invite the public to comment on a revision and renewal concerning 
Cost Accounting Standards administration.
    DoD, GSA, and NASA invite comments on: Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
the functions of Federal Government acquisitions, 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. OMB has approved this 
information collection for use through October 31, 2019. DoD, GSA, and 
NASA propose that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional 
years beyond the current expiration date.

DATES: DoD, GSA, and NASA will consider all comments received by 
October 1, 2019.

ADDRESSES: DoD, GSA, and NASA invite interested persons to submit 
comments on this collection by either of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: This website provides the 
ability to type short comments directly into the comment field or 
attach a file for lengthier comments. Go to http://www.regulations.gov 
and follow the instructions on the site.
     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405. 
ATTN: Lois Mandell/IC 9000-0129, Cost Accounting Standards 
Administration.
    Instructions: All items submitted must cite Information Collection 
9000-9000-0129, Cost Accounting Standards Administration. Comments 
received generally will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business 
confidential information provided. To confirm receipt of your 
comment(s), please check www.regulations.gov, approximately two-to-
three days after submission to verify posting (except allow 30 days for 
posting of comments submitted by mail).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Zenaida Delgado, Procurement Analyst, 
at telephone 202-969-7207, or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. OMB Control Number, Title, and Any Associated Form(s)

    9000-0129, Cost Accounting Standards Administration.

B. Need and Uses

    This clearance covers the information that contractors must submit 
to comply with the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) under the Federal 
Acquisition Regulation (FAR). FAR clause 52.230-6, Administration of 
Cost Accounting Standards, requires contractors performing CAS-covered 
contracts to submit notifications and descriptions of certain cost 
accounting practice changes, including revisions to their Disclosure 
Statements, if applicable.
    The threshold for CAS applicability is required by 41 U.S.C. 
1502(b)(1)(B) to be the same as the threshold for requesting certified 
cost or pricing data at FAR 15.403-4(a)(1). The burden was calculated 
with data from the Federal Procurement Data System for Fiscal year 2016 
through 2018 using the increased threshold for requesting certified 
cost or pricing data of $2 million as proposed by FAR Case 2018-005, 
Modifications to Cost or Pricing Data Reporting Requirements, per 
section 811 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 
2018.

C. Annual Burden

    Respondents: 599.
    Total Annual Responses: 1,797.
    Total Burden Hours: 314,475.
    Obtaining Copies: 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. 9000-0129, Cost Accounting Standards 
Administration, in all correspondence.

    Dated: July 29, 2019.
Janet Fry,
Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Governmentwide Policy.
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