Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Publicizing Contract Actions; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 32021-32022 [2020-11489]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 103 / Thursday, May 28, 2020 / Notices 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: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 232, Contract Financing and Related Clauses at 252.232; OMB Control Number 0704– 0359. Type of Request: Revision. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Respondents’ Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Respondents: 1,000. Responses per Respondent: 14. Annual Responses: 14,000. Hours per Response: 1.2 hour. Estimated Hours: 16,800. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Needs and Uses: DFARS 252.232–7007, Limitation of Government’s Obligation. The data submitted by contractors enables contracting officers to calculate improved financing opportunities that will provide benefit to both industry (prime and subcontractor level) and the taxpayer. DFARS 252.232–7007, is prescribed for use in solicitations and resultant incrementally-funded fixedprice contracts. Paragraph (c) of the clause requires a written notification from the contractor that: (1) States the estimated date when the total amount payable by the Government, including any cost for termination for convenience, will approximate 85 percent of the total amount then allotted to the contract for performance of the applicable items; (2) states an estimate of additional funding, if any, needed to continue performance of applicable line items up to the next scheduled date for allotment of funds, or to a mutually agreed upon substitute date; and (3) advises the contracting officer of the estimated amount of additional funds that will be required for the timely performance of the items funded pursuant to the clause, for a subsequent period as may be specified in the allotment schedule, or otherwise agreed to by the parties to the contract. DFARS subpart 232.10, PerformanceBased Payments, 252.232–7012, Performance Based Payments—Whole Contract Basis, and 252.232–7013, Performance Based Payments— Deliverable-Item Basis. Contracting officers use the information provided by jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:32 May 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 contractors to create a cash-flow model for use in evaluating alternative financing arrangements. The analysis tool calculates improved financing opportunities that will provide benefit to both industry (prime and subcontractor level) and the taxpayer. DFARS subpart 232.10 requires the contracting officer, when considering performance-based payments, to obtain from the contractor a proposed performance-based payments schedule which includes all performance-based payments events, completion criteria and event values along with the expected expenditure profile. • DFARS 252.232–7012 requires contractors to report the negotiated value of all previously completed performance-based payments; negotiated value of current performance-based payment(s) event(s); cumulative negotiated value of performance-based payment(s) events completed to date; total costs incurred to date; cumulative amount of payments previously requested; and the payment amount requested for the current performance based payment. • DFARS 252.232–7013 requires contractors to report the negotiated value of current performance-based payment(s) event(s); cumulative negotiated value of performance-based payment(s) events completed to date; total costs incurred to date; cumulative amount of payments previously requested; and the payment amount requested for the current performance based payment. 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. 2020–11490 Filed 5–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32021 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; Submission for OMB Review; 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: 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. 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. 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 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28MYN1.SGM 28MYN1 32022 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 103 / Thursday, May 28, 2020 / Notices opportunities with DoD and expand the number of businesses capable of participating in Government contracts. 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. 2020–11489 Filed 5–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P 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; Submission for OMB Review; 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: Consideration will be given to all comments received by June 29, 2020. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:32 May 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 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. DFARS 252.225–7005, Identification of Expenditures in the United States, as prescribed in DFARS 225.1103(1), requires contractors incorporated or located in the United States to identify, on each request for payment under contracts for supplies to be used, or for construction or services to be performed, outside the United States, that part of the requested payment PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 representing estimated expenditures in the United States. DFARS 252.225–7010, Commercial Derivative Military Article—Specialty Metals Compliance Certificate, as prescribed at DFARS 225.7003–5(b), requires the offeror to certify that it will take certain actions with regard to specialty metals if the offeror chooses to use the alternative compliance approach when providing commercial derivative military articles to the Government. DFARS 252.225–7013, Duty-Free Entry, prescribed at DFARS 225.1101(4), requires the contractor or an authorized agent to provide information on shipping documents and customs forms regarding those items that are eligible for duty-free entry. DFARS 252.225–7018, Photovoltaic Devices—Certificate, as prescribed at DFARS 225.7017–4(b), requires offerors to certify that no photovoltaic devices with an estimated value exceeding the micro-purchase threshold will be utilized in performance of the contract or to specify the country of origin. DFARS 252.225–7020, Trade Agreements Certificate, as prescribed in 225.1101(5) and (5)(i), only requires listing of nondesignated country end products. This provision is used in solicitations for all acquisitions subject to the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement. DFARS 252.225–7021, Alternate II, Trade Agreements, as prescribed in DFARS 225.1101(6) and (6)(ii), in order to comply with a condition of the waiver authority provided by the United States Trade Representative to the Secretary of Defense, requires contractors from a South Caucasus/ Central or South Asian state to inform the government of its participation in the acquisition and also advise their governments that they generally will not have such opportunities in the future unless their governments provide reciprocal procurement opportunities to United States products and services and suppliers of such products and services. DFARS 252.225–7023, Preference for Products or Services from Afghanistan, as prescribed in DFARS 225.7703–4(a), requires offerors to identify products or services that are not products or services from Afghanistan. DFARS 252.225–7025, Restriction on Acquisition of Forgings, as prescribed in DFARS 225.7102–4, also requires contractor retention of records showing compliance with the restrictions until 3 years after final payment. The contractor agrees to make the records available to the contracting officer upon request. The contractor may request a waiver in accordance with DFARS 225.7102–3. E:\FR\FM\28MYN1.SGM 28MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 103 (Thursday, May 28, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32021-32022]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-11489]


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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; Submission 
for OMB Review; 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: 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.
    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.
    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 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

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opportunities with DoD and expand the number of businesses capable of 
participating in Government contracts.
    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. 2020-11489 Filed 5-27-20; 8:45 am]
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