Submission for OMB Review; Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit, 19485-19486 [2020-07271]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 67 / Tuesday, April 7, 2020 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Zenaida Delgado, Procurement Analyst, at telephone 202–969–7207, or zenaida.delgado@gsa.gov. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION A. OMB Control Number, Title, and Any Associated Form(s) [OMB Control No. 9000–0034; Docket No. 2020–0053; Sequence No.1] 9000–0196, Payments to Small Business Subcontractors. B. Need and Uses This clearance covers the information that contractors must submit to comply with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clause at 52.242–5, Payments to Small Business Subcontractors. This clause requires the prime contractor to self-report to the contracting officer when the prime contractor makes late or reduced payments to small business subcontractors. The notice shall include the reason(s) for making the reduced or untimely payment. The contracting officer uses the information to record the identity of contractors with a history of late or reduced payments to small business subcontractors in the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS). The contracting officer considers and evaluates the contractor’s written explanation for a reduced or an untimely payment to determine whether the reduced or untimely payment is justified. C. Annual Burden Respondents: 473. Total Annual Responses: 473. Total Burden Hours: 946. D. Public Comment khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register at 85 FR 5660, on January 31, 2020. No comments were received. 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. 9000–0196, Payments to Small Business Subcontractors, in all correspondence. Dated: April 2, 2020. Janet Fry, Director,Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2020–07272 Filed 4–6–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:22 Apr 06, 2020 Jkt 250001 Submission for OMB Review; Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding examination of records by Comptroller General and contract audit. DATES: Submit comments on or before May 7, 2020. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for this information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. 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: Lois Mandell/IC 9000–0034, Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit. Instructions: All items submitted must cite Information Collection 9000– 0034, Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit. 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, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19485 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: A. OMB Control Number, Title, and Any Associated Form(s) 9000–0034, Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit. B. Needs and Uses The objective of this information collection, for the examination of records by Comptroller General and contract audit, is to require contractors to maintain certain records and to ensure the Comptroller General and/or agency have access to, and the right to, examine and audit records, which includes: Books, documents, accounting procedures and practices, and other data, regardless of type and regardless of whether such items are in written form, in the form of computer data, or in any other form, for a period of three years after final payment. This information is necessary for examination and audit of contract surveillance, verification of contract pricing, and to provide reimbursement of contractor costs, where applicable. The records retention period is required by the statutory authorities at 10 U.S.C. 2313, 41 U.S.C. 4706, and 10 U.S.C. 2306, and are implemented through the following Federal Acquisition Regulation clauses: 52.214–26, Audit and Records-Sealed Bidding; 52.212–5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive OrdersCommercial Items; and 52.215–2, Audit and Records-Negotiation. This information collection does not require contractors to create or maintain any records that the contractor does not normally maintain in its usual course of business. C. Annual Burden Respondents: 20,678. Total Annual Responses: 80,068. Total Burden Hours: 80,068. D. Public Comment A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register at 85 FR 5659, on January 31, 2020. No comments were received. Obtaining Copies: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1 19486 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 67 / Tuesday, April 7, 2020 / Notices Street NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202–501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0034, Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit, in all correspondence. Dated: April 2, 2020. Janet Fry, Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2020–07271 Filed 4–6–20; 8:45 a.m.] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [Docket Number: NIOSH 232] Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BSC, NIOSH), National Firefighter Registry Subcommittee Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the CDC announces the following meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), National Firefighter Registry Subcommittee. This meeting is open to the public via webcast and by teleconference. If you wish to attend by webcast or teleconference, please register at the NIOSH website https:// www.cdc.gov/niosh/bsc/nfrs/ registration.html or call (513–841–4203) at least five business days in advance of the meeting. Adobe Connect webcast will be available at https://nioshconnect.adobeconnect.com/nfrs/event/ event_info.html for participants wanting to connect remotely, teleconference is available toll-free at (855) 644–0229, and the participant pass code is 9777483. This meeting is open to the public, limited only by the number of adobe license seats available, which is 1,000. The public is welcome to participate during the public comment period, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., EDT, on May 15, 2020. Please note that the public comment period ends at the time indicated above. DATES: The meeting will be held on May 15, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., EDT. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:22 Apr 06, 2020 Jkt 250001 The web conference access is https://niosh-connect.adobeconnect. com/nfrs/event/event_info.html and the teleconference access is (855) 644–0229, and the participant pass code is 9777483. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul J. Middendorf, Ph.D., Executive Secretary, National Firefighter Registry Subcommittee of the NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors, NIOSH, CDC, 2400 Century Parkway NE, MS V24–4, Atlanta, GA 30345, telephone (404) 498–6439, or email at pmiddendorf@ cdc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose: The Secretary, the Assistant Secretary for Health, and by delegation the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, are authorized under Sections 301 and 308 of the Public Health Service Act to conduct directly or by grants or contracts, research, experiments, and demonstrations relating to occupational safety and health and to mine health. The Board of Scientific Counselors Subcommittee for the National Firefighter Registry (the Subcommittee) provides guidance to the Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health on matters related to the National Firefighter Registry. Specifically, the Subcommittee provides guidance and professional input to the Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC) that will assist the BSC in advising the Director about NIOSH’s efforts to establish and operate the National Firefighter Registry. The Subcommittee advises the Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC) on the following issues pertaining to the ‘‘required strategy’’ as mandated by the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018 (the Act): (1) Increase awareness of the National Firefighter Registry and encouraging participation among all groups of firefighters, (2) consider data collection needs, (3) consider data storage and electronic access of health information, and (4) in consultation with subject matter experts develop a method for estimating the number and type of fire incidents attended by a firefighter. Additional responsibilities of the Subcommittee are to provide guidance to the BSC regarding inclusion and the maintenance of data on firefighters as required by the Act. Matters to be Considered: The agenda for the meeting addresses issues related to: The National Firefighter Registry protocol including the questionnaire, enrollment process, and data sharing. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. An agenda is also posted on the NIOSH website https:// www.cdc.gov/niosh/bsc/nfrs/. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Comments should be specifically related to the National Firefighter Registry protocol which can be found in docket 232 or by visiting the subcommittee website: https:// www.cdc.gov/niosh/bsc/nfrs/. Each commenter will be provided up to five minutes for comment. A limited number of time slots are available and will be assigned on a first come-first served basis. Members of the public who wish to address the NIOSH BSC Subcommittee are requested to contact the Executive Secretary for scheduling purposes (see contact information below). Written comments will also be accepted from those unable to attend the public session. Written comments can be sent directly to the Docket for the NFRS at NIOSH Docket Office, Docket #232, 1090 Tusculum Avenue, Mail Stop C–34, Cincinnati, OH 45226, or emailed to the niocindocket@cdc.gov. The Docket number must be specified on the comments. Comments received by May 6, 2020, will be provided to the Subcommittee prior to the meeting. The docket will close May 22, 2020 and will be considered by the National Firefighter Registry Program when developing the final protocol. The Director, Strategic Business Initiatives Unit, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Kalwant Smagh, Director, Strategic Business Initiatives Unit, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2020–07304 Filed 4–6–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–10260] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS’ intention to collect SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 67 (Tuesday, April 7, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19485-19486]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-07271]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0034; Docket No. 2020-0053; Sequence No.1]


Submission for OMB Review; Examination of Records by Comptroller 
General and Contract Audit

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 of a previously approved information collection requirement 
regarding examination of records by Comptroller General and contract 
audit.

DATES: Submit comments on or before May 7, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for this information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information 
collection by selecting ``Currently under Review--Open for Public 
Comments'' or by using the search function.
    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: Lois Mandell/IC 9000-0034, Examination of Records by Comptroller 
General and Contract Audit.
    Instructions: All items submitted must cite Information Collection 
9000-0034, Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract 
Audit. 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)

    9000-0034, Examination of Records by Comptroller General and 
Contract Audit.

B. Needs and Uses

    The objective of this information collection, for the examination 
of records by Comptroller General and contract audit, is to require 
contractors to maintain certain records and to ensure the Comptroller 
General and/or agency have access to, and the right to, examine and 
audit records, which includes: Books, documents, accounting procedures 
and practices, and other data, regardless of type and regardless of 
whether such items are in written form, in the form of computer data, 
or in any other form, for a period of three years after final payment. 
This information is necessary for examination and audit of contract 
surveillance, verification of contract pricing, and to provide 
reimbursement of contractor costs, where applicable. The records 
retention period is required by the statutory authorities at 10 U.S.C. 
2313, 41 U.S.C. 4706, and 10 U.S.C. 2306, and are implemented through 
the following Federal Acquisition Regulation clauses: 52.214-26, Audit 
and Records-Sealed Bidding; 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions 
Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items; 
and 52.215-2, Audit and Records-Negotiation. This information 
collection does not require contractors to create or maintain any 
records that the contractor does not normally maintain in its usual 
course of business.

C. Annual Burden

    Respondents: 20,678.
    Total Annual Responses: 80,068.
    Total Burden Hours: 80,068.

D. Public Comment

    A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register at 85 FR 
5659, on January 31, 2020. No comments were received.
    Obtaining Copies: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information 
collection documents from the General Services Administration, 
Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F

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Street NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202-501-4755. Please cite 
OMB Control No. 9000-0034, Examination of Records by Comptroller 
General and Contract Audit, in all correspondence.

    Dated: April 2, 2020.
Janet Fry,
Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Governmentwide Policy.
[FR Doc. 2020-07271 Filed 4-6-20; 8:45 a.m.]
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