Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Subcontracting Policies and Procedures; Comment Request, 32023 [2020-11488]

Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 103 / Thursday, May 28, 2020 / Notices DFARS 252.225–7032, Waiver of United Kingdom Levies—Evaluation of Offers, and 252.225–7033, Waiver of United Kingdom Levies, as prescribed in DFARS 225.1101(7) and (8) respectively, require United Kingdom offerors and prime contractors, and offerors and prime contractors with subcontracts of a dollar value exceeding $1 million with United Kingdom firms, to provide certain information necessary for DoD to obtain a waiver of United kingdom levies. DFARS 252.225–7035, Buy American—Free Trade Agreements— Balance of Payments Program Certificate, as prescribed in 225.1101(9) and (9)(i), requires separate listing of qualifying country (except Canada), FTA country, or other foreign end products. Alternate I, as prescribed in 225.1101(9) and (9)(ii), requires listing of Canadian end products, rather than FTA country end products, in solicitations between $25,000 and the FTA threshold. The Buy American statute no longer applies to acquisitions of commercial information technology. DFARS 252.225–7046, Exports of Approved Community Members in Response to the Solicitation, as prescribed at DFARS 225.7902–5(a), requires a representation whether exports or transfers of qualifying defense articles were made in preparing the response to the solicitation. If yes, the offeror represents that such exports or transfers complied with the requirements of the provision. 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: Ms. Angela James. Requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. James at whs.mcalex.esd.mbx.dd-dod-informationcollections@mail.mil. Jennifer Lee Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2020–11478 Filed 5–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:32 May 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2020–0013; OMB Control Number 0704–0253] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Subcontracting Policies and Procedures; Comment Request Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposed revision and extension of a collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by June 29, 2020. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Subcontracting Policies and Procedures—DoD FAR Supplement Part 244; OMB Control Number 0704–0253. Type of Request: Revision. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Respondents: 22. Responses per Respondent: 2. Annual Responses: 44. Hours per Response: 8. Estimated Hours: 372. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Needs and Uses: Administrative contracting officers use this information in making decisions to approve or disapprove a contractors purchasing system. The disapproval of a contractor’s purchasing system would necessitate Government consent to individual subcontracts and possibly prompt a financial withhold or other Government rights and remedies. DFARS 244.305, entitled Granting, Withholding, or Withdrawing Approval, provides policy guidance for administrative contracting officers to determine the acceptability of the contractor’s purchasing system and approve or disprove the system, at the completion of the in-plant portion of a contractor purchasing system review, and to pursue correction of any deficiencies with the contractor. DFARS clause 252.244–7001, Contractor Purchasing System Administration, requires the contractor to respond within 30 days to a written initial determination from the contracting SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32023 officer that identifies significant deficiencies in the contractor’s purchasing system. The contracting officer will evaluate the contractor’s response to this initial determination and notify the contractor in writing of any remaining significant deficiencies, the adequacy of any proposed or completed corrective action and system disapproval if the contracting officer determines that one or more significant deficiencies remain. If the contractor receives the contracting officer’s final determination of significant deficiencies, the contractor has 45 days to either correct the significant deficiencies or submit an acceptable corrective action plan. 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: Ms. Angela James. Requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. James at whs.mcalex.esd.mbx.dd-dod-informationcollections@mail.mil. Jennifer Lee Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2020–11488 Filed 5–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees Department of Defense (DoD). Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee. AGENCY: ACTION: The DoD is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the United States Strategic Command Strategic Advisory Group (‘‘the Group’’). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–692–5952. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Group’s charter is being renewed in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C., SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28MYN1.SGM 28MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket Number DARS-2020-0013; OMB Control Number 0704-0253]


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement; Subcontracting Policies and Procedures; Comment 
Request

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to 
OMB for clearance, the following proposed revision and extension of a 
collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act.

DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by June 29, 2020.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title and OMB Number: Subcontracting Policies and Procedures--DoD 
FAR Supplement Part 244; OMB Control Number 0704-0253.
    Type of Request: Revision.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    Respondents: 22.
    Responses per Respondent: 2.
    Annual Responses: 44.
    Hours per Response: 8.
    Estimated Hours: 372.
    Reporting Frequency: On occasion.
    Needs and Uses: Administrative contracting officers use this 
information in making decisions to approve or disapprove a contractors 
purchasing system. The disapproval of a contractor's purchasing system 
would necessitate Government consent to individual subcontracts and 
possibly prompt a financial withhold or other Government rights and 
remedies. DFARS 244.305, entitled Granting, Withholding, or Withdrawing 
Approval, provides policy guidance for administrative contracting 
officers to determine the acceptability of the contractor's purchasing 
system and approve or disprove the system, at the completion of the in-
plant portion of a contractor purchasing system review, and to pursue 
correction of any deficiencies with the contractor. DFARS clause 
252.244-7001, Contractor Purchasing System Administration, requires the 
contractor to respond within 30 days to a written initial determination 
from the contracting officer that identifies significant deficiencies 
in the contractor's purchasing system. The contracting officer will 
evaluate the contractor's response to this initial determination and 
notify the contractor in writing of any remaining significant 
deficiencies, the adequacy of any proposed or completed corrective 
action and system disapproval if the contracting officer determines 
that one or more significant deficiencies remain. If the contractor 
receives the contracting officer's final determination of significant 
deficiencies, the contractor has 45 days to either correct the 
significant deficiencies or submit an acceptable corrective action 
plan.
    Comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection 
should be sent to Ms. Jasmeet Seehra, DoD Desk Officer, at 
[email protected]. 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: Ms. Angela James. Requests for copies of the 
information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. James at [email protected].

Jennifer Lee Hawes,
Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2020-11488 Filed 5-27-20; 8:45 am]
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