Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, Contract Financing; Comment Request, 32020-32021 [2020-11490]

Download as PDF 32020 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 103 / Thursday, May 28, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2020–0010; OMB Control Number 0704–0477] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Organizational Conflicts of Interest in Major Defense Acquisition Programs; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request 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. Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2020–11486 Filed 5–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P 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 and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 209, Organizational Conflicts of Interest in Major Defense Acquisition Programs; OMB Control Number 0704–0477. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Frequency: On occasion. Type of Request: Revision and extension. Number of Respondents: 20. Annual Responses: 60. Annual Burden Hours: 2,400. Needs and Uses: The information collections under OMB Control Number 0704–0477 pertains to the requirement for Offerors to submit a mitigation plan when there is an organizational conflict of interest that can be resolved through mitigation in order to address organizational conflicts of interest in major defense acquisition programs. DFARS clause 252.209–7008, Notice of Prohibition Relating to Organizational Conflict of Interest—Major Defense Acquisition Program, requires an offeror to submit a mitigation plan if requesting an exemption from the statutory limitation on future contracting. 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 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:32 May 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 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; 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 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 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. 2020–11477 Filed 5–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2020–0014; OMB Control Number 0704–0359] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, Contract Financing; Comment Request Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\28MYN1.SGM 28MYN1 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

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 103 (Thursday, May 28, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32020-32021]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-11490]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket Number DARS-2020-0014; OMB Control Number 0704-0359]


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement, Contract Financing; 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 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 fixed-price 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, Performance-Based 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 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 
[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. 2020-11490 Filed 5-27-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 5001-06-P