Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Administrative Matters, 11352-11353 [2020-03888]

Download as PDF 11352 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 39 / Thursday, February 27, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2020–0009; OMB Control Number 0704–0286] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Publicizing Contract Actions Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed revision 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 revision 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 May 31, 2020. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date. SUMMARY: DoD will consider all comments received by April 27, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0286, 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 0704–0286 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:// lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Feb 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Carrie Moore, at 571–372–6093. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS) Part 205, Publicizing Contract Actions, and DFARS 252–205–7000, Provision of Information to Cooperative Agreement Holders; OMB Control Number 0704– 0286. Needs and Uses: DFARS 205.470 prescribes the use of the clause at DFARS 252.205–7000, Provision of Information to Cooperative Agreement Holders, in solicitations and contracts, including solicitations and contracts using Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) part 12 procedures for the acquisition of commercial items, which are expected to exceed $1,000,000. This clause implements 10 U.S.C. 2416, by requiring contractors to provide cooperative agreement holders, upon request, with a list of the contractor’s employees or offices responsible for entering into subcontracts under Department of Defense (DoD) contracts. The Contractor need not provide the listing to a particular cooperative agreement holder more frequently than once a year. Upon receipt of a contractor’s list, the cooperative agreement holder utilizes the information to help businesses identify and pursue contracting opportunities with DoD and expand the number of businesses capable of participating in Government contracts. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for profit institutions. Number of Respondents: 7,027. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 7,027. Average Burden per Response: Approximately 1.1 hours. Annual Burden Hours: 7,730. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Summary of Information Collection DFARS 205.470 prescribes the use of the clause at DFARS 252.205–7000, Provision of Information to Cooperative Agreement Holders, in solicitations and contracts, including solicitations and contracts using FAR part 12 procedures for the acquisition of commercial items, which are expected to exceed $1,000,000. The clause requires contractors to provide cooperative agreement holders, upon request, with a list of the contractor’s employees or offices responsible for entering into subcontracts under DoD contracts. The list must include the business address, telephone number, and area of PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 responsibility of each employee or office. Jennifer Lee Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2020–03891 Filed 2–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2020–0004; OMB Control Number 0704–0225] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Administrative Matters Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed revision 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 revision 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 May 31, 2020. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date. SUMMARY: DoD will consider all comments received by April 27, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0225, using any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. DATES: E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 39 / Thursday, February 27, 2020 / Notices Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0225 in the subject line of the message. Fax: 571–372–6094. Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Heather Kitchens, 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. Heather Kitchens, telephone 571–372– 6104. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Part 204, Administrative Matters and Related Clause at 252.204; OMB Control Number 0704–0225. Type of Request: Revision and extension. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for profit institutions. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Number of Respondents: 545. Responses per Respondent: Approximately 5.57. Annual Responses: 3,036. Average Burden per Response: Approximately 3 hours. Annual Burden Hours: 9,108. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Needs and Uses: DFARS 204.404– 70(a) prescribes use of DFARS Clause 252.204–7000, Disclosure of Information, in contracts that require the contractor to access or generate unclassified information that may be sensitive and inappropriate for release to the public. The clause requires the contractor to obtain approval of the contracting officer before release of any unclassified contract-related information outside the contractor’s organization, unless the information is already in the public domain. In requesting this approval, the contractor must identify the specific information to be released, the medium to be used, and the purpose for the release. Upon receipt of a contractor’s request, the Government reviews the information provided by the contractor to determine if it is sensitive or otherwise inappropriate for release for the stated purpose. Jennifer Lee Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2020–03888 Filed 2–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Feb 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2020–0005; OMB Control Number 0704–0229] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Foreign Acquisition Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed revision of an approved information collection requirement. AGENCY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 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 May 31, 2020. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by April 27, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0229, 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 0704–0229 in the subject line of the message. Fax: 571–372–6094. 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11353 Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement Part 225, Foreign Acquisition, and Related Clauses at 252.225; DD Form 2139; OMB Control Number 0704–0229. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Number of Respondents: 39,221. Responses per Respondent: 10, approximately. Annual Responses: 382,876. Average Burden per Response: .28 hours, approximately. Annual Burden Hours: 106,730 (106,995 reporting hours and recordkeeping hours). Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Needs and Uses: DoD needs this information to ensure compliance with restrictions on the acquisition of foreign products imposed by statute or policy to protect the industrial base; to ensure compliance with U.S. trade agreements and memoranda of understanding that promote reciprocal trade with the U.S. allies; and to prepare reports for submission to the Department of Commerce on the Balance of Payments Program. This information collection includes requirements related to foreign acquisition in DFARS Part 225, Foreign Acquisition, and the related clauses at DFARS 252.225 as follows: DFARS 252.225–7000, Buy American—Balance of Payments Program Certificate, as prescribed in 225.1101(1) and (1)(i), requires the offeror to identify in its proposal supplies that do not meet the definition of domestic end product, separately listing qualifying country and other foreign end products. The Buy American statute does not apply to acquisitions of commercial information technology. DFARS 252.225–7003, Report of Intended Performance Outside the United States and Canada—Submission with Offer, and 252.225–7004, Report of Intended Performance Outside the United States and Canada—Submission after Award, as prescribed in DFARS 225.7204(a) and (b) respectively, require offerors and contractors to submit a Report of Contract Performance Outside the United States for subcontracts to be performed outside the United States. The reporting threshold is $750,000 for contracts that exceed $15 million. The contractor may submit the report on DD Form 2139, Report of Contract Performance Outside the United States, or a computer-generated report that contains all information required by DD Form 2139. E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 39 (Thursday, February 27, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11352-11353]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-03888]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket Number DARS-2020-0004; OMB Control Number 0704-0225]


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Administrative Matters

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

ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed revision 
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 revision 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 May 31, 2020. 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 April 27, 2020.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0225, using any of the following methods:
    Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.

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    Email: [email protected]. Include OMB Control Number 0704-0225 in 
the subject line of the message.
    Fax: 571-372-6094.
    Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Heather 
Kitchens, 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. Heather Kitchens, telephone 571-
372-6104.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation 
Supplement (DFARS), Part 204, Administrative Matters and Related Clause 
at 252.204; OMB Control Number 0704-0225.
    Type of Request: Revision and extension.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for profit 
institutions.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    Number of Respondents: 545.
    Responses per Respondent: Approximately 5.57.
    Annual Responses: 3,036.
    Average Burden per Response: Approximately 3 hours.
    Annual Burden Hours: 9,108.
    Reporting Frequency: On occasion.
    Needs and Uses: DFARS 204.404-70(a) prescribes use of DFARS Clause 
252.204-7000, Disclosure of Information, in contracts that require the 
contractor to access or generate unclassified information that may be 
sensitive and inappropriate for release to the public. The clause 
requires the contractor to obtain approval of the contracting officer 
before release of any unclassified contract-related information outside 
the contractor's organization, unless the information is already in the 
public domain. In requesting this approval, the contractor must 
identify the specific information to be released, the medium to be 
used, and the purpose for the release. Upon receipt of a contractor's 
request, the Government reviews the information provided by the 
contractor to determine if it is sensitive or otherwise inappropriate 
for release for the stated purpose.

Jennifer Lee Hawes,
Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2020-03888 Filed 2-26-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 5001-06-P