Information Collection; Covered Defense Telecommunications Equipment or Services; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 38870-38871 [2020-13977]

Download as PDF 38870 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 125 / Monday, June 29, 2020 / Notices Members of the public may listen to the meeting by telephone by calling a domestic tollfree telephone or international toll or toll-free number to connect to a live, listen-only audio feed. Call-in participants should be prepared to provide their first name, last name, and affiliation. • Domestic Toll Free: 877–951–7311. • International Toll and Toll Free: Will be posted on the CFTC’s website, http://www.cftc.gov, on the page for the meeting, under Related Links. • Pass Code/Pin Code: 6735978. The meeting agenda may change to accommodate other TAC priorities. For agenda updates, please visit the TAC committee website at: https:// www.cftc.gov/About/CFTCCommittees/ TechnologyAdvisory/tac_meetings.html. After the meeting, a transcript of the meeting will be published through a link on the CFTC’s website at: http:// www.cftc.gov. 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AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is publishing this notice seeking comment on a generic Information Collection titled, ‘‘Debt Collection Validation Notice Qualitative Testing’’ under the Generic Information Collection Plan entitled, ‘‘Generic Information Collection Plan for the Development and Testing of Disclosures and Related Materials’’ prior to requesting Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB’s) approval of this collection. DATES: Written comments are encouraged and must be received on or jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:25 Jun 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 before July 29, 2020 to be assured of consideration. You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection, OMB Control Number (see below), and docket number (see above), by any of the following methods: • Electronic: Go to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: PRA_Comments@cfpb.gov. Include Docket No. CFPB–2020–0024 in the subject line of the message. • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Comment intake, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20552. Please note that due to circumstances associated with the COVID–19 pandemic, the Bureau discourages the submission of comments by mail, hand delivery, or courier. Please note that comments submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. In general, all comments received will become public records, including any personal information provided. Sensitive personal information, such as account numbers or Social Security numbers, should not be included. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Documentation prepared in support of this information collection request is available at www.regulations.gov. Requests for additional information should be directed to Darrin King, PRA Officer, at (202) 435–9575, or email: CFPB_PRA@cfpb.gov. If you require this document in an alternative electronic format, please contact CFPB_ Accessibility@cfpb.gov. Please do not submit comments to these email boxes. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: Debt Collection Validation Notice Qualitative Testing. OMB Control Number: 3170–0022. Type of Review: Request for approval of a generic information collection under an existing Generic Information Collection Plan. Affected Public: Individuals and Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 400. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 78. Abstract: The Bureau plans to conduct cognitive interviews to assess the effectiveness and validate the performance of the Bureau’s model debt collection validation notices. The Bureau will collect information on how consumers locate and use information in the model notice, including: (1) Whether the consumer can locate and use important information effectively, such as information about ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the debt, information about the consumer’s rights, and information about how the consumer may respond if they so choose; and (2) How consumers view and respond to paper and electronic versions of the model validation notice. Request for Comments: The Bureau is publishing this notice and soliciting comments on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Bureau, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the Bureau’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methods and the assumptions used; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be submitted to OMB as part of its review of this request. All comments will become a matter of public record. Dated: June 24, 2020. Darrin King, Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. [FR Doc. 2020–13948 Filed 6–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket DARS–2019–0063; OMB Control Number 0750–0002] Information Collection; Covered Defense Telecommunications Equipment or Services; 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 proposal for extension of a collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by July 29, 2020. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); DFARS Part 204, Covered Defense SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM 29JNN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 125 / Monday, June 29, 2020 / Notices Telecommunications Equipment or Services; OMB Control Number 0750– 0002. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit entities. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Reporting Frequency: At least annually. Number of Respondents: 216,843. Responses per Respondent: 2. Annual Responses: 432,939. Preparation Hours per Response (weighted average of the estimated hours to complete the representations, the disclosure, and the report): 4.45 hours Annual Response Burden Hours: 97,359. A notice requesting that OMB provide emergency clearance of collections of information was published in the Federal Register at 84 FR 69362, on December 18, 2019. OMB authorized emergency processing of an information collection involved in this rule under OMB Control Number 0750–0002. This notice was published in conjunction with pubication of an interim rule under DFARS Case 2018–D022, Covered Defense Telecommunications Equipment or Services, published on December 31, 2019, at 84 FR 72231. Needs and Uses: The collection of information is necessary to protect against foreign interference with DoD telecommunications, which could jeopardize our military communications, the lives of our warfighters, and our national security. The collection of information is essential to the mission of the agencies to ensure DoD does not purchase prohibited equipment, systems, and services, and can respond appropriately if any such purchases are not identified until after delivery or use. This requirement supports implementation of section 1656(b) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. Section 1656 prohibits DoD from procuring or obtaining, or extending or renewing a contract to procure or obtain, any equipment, system, or service to carry out the nuclear deterrence mission and homeland defense mission that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as a part of any system. This requirement is implemented in the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) through the provision at 252.204–7016, Covered Defense Telecommunications Equipment or Services—Representation, VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:25 Jun 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 the provision at 252.204–7017, Prohibition on the Acquisition of Covered Defense Telecommunications Equipment or Services—Representation, and the clause at 252.204–2018, Prohibition on Acquisition of Covered Defense Telecommunications Equipment or Services. This clearance covers the following requirements: • DFARS 252.204–7016 requires the offeror to represent whether it does or does not provide covered defense telecommunications equipment or services as a part of its offered products or services to the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract, or other contractual instrument. • DFARS 252.204–7017 requires that if an offeror provides an affirmative representation under the provision at 252.204–7016, Covered Defense Telecommunications Equipment or Services—Representation, that offeror is required to represent whether it will or will not provide under the contract, covered defense telecommunications equipment or services. • DFARS 252.204–7018 requires contractors to report covered telecommunications equipment, systems and services identified during performance of a contract. OMB Desk Officer: Comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Susan Minson, 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: Requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Angela James at whs.mc-alex.esd.mbx.dd-dodinformation-collections@mail.mil. Jennifer Lee Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2020–13977 Filed 6–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees AGENCY: PO 00000 Department of Defense (DoD). Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38871 Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee. ACTION: The DoD is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the Defense Business Board (‘‘the Board’’). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–692–5952. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board’s charter is being renewed in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C., Appendix) and 41 CFR 102–3.50(d). The charter and contact information for the Board’s Designated Federal Officer (DFO) are found at https:// www.facadatabase.gov/FACA/apex/ FACAPublicAgencyNavigation. The Board shall examine and advise on DoD management, business processes, and governance from a private and academic sectors perspective. The Board shall be composed of no more than 25 members who possess one or more of the following: (a) A proven track record of sound judgment and business acumen in leading or governing large, complex public sector or private sector corporations or organizations or (b) a wealth of top-level, global business or academic experience in the areas of executive management, corporate governance, audit and finance, human resources, economics, technology, or healthcare. Board members who are not full-time or permanent part-time Federal civilian officers, employees, or active duty members of the Armed Forces will be appointed as experts or consultants, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 3109, to serve as special government employee members. Board members who are full-time or permanent part-time Federal civilian officers, employees, or active duty members of the Armed Forces will be appointed pursuant to 41 CFR 102– 3.130(a), to serve as regular government employee members. All members of the Board are appointed to provide advice on the basis of their best judgment without representing any particular point of view and in a manner that is free from conflict of interest. Except for reimbursement of official Board-related travel and per diem, members serve without compensation. The public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Board membership about the Board’s mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of the Board. All SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29JNN1.SGM 29JNN1

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[FR Doc No: 2020-13977]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket DARS-2019-0063; OMB Control Number 0750-0002]


Information Collection; Covered Defense Telecommunications 
Equipment or Services; 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 proposal for extension of a collection 
of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.

DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by July 29, 
2020.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement (DFARS); DFARS Part 204, Covered Defense

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Telecommunications Equipment or Services; OMB Control Number 0750-0002.
    Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit entities.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Reporting Frequency: At least annually.
    Number of Respondents: 216,843.
    Responses per Respondent: 2.
    Annual Responses: 432,939.
    Preparation Hours per Response (weighted average of the estimated 
hours to complete the representations, the disclosure, and the report): 
4.45 hours
    Annual Response Burden Hours: 97,359.
    A notice requesting that OMB provide emergency clearance of 
collections of information was published in the Federal Register at 84 
FR 69362, on December 18, 2019. OMB authorized emergency processing of 
an information collection involved in this rule under OMB Control 
Number 0750-0002. This notice was published in conjunction with 
pubication of an interim rule under DFARS Case 2018-D022, Covered 
Defense Telecommunications Equipment or Services, published on December 
31, 2019, at 84 FR 72231.
    Needs and Uses: The collection of information is necessary to 
protect against foreign interference with DoD telecommunications, which 
could jeopardize our military communications, the lives of our 
warfighters, and our national security. The collection of information 
is essential to the mission of the agencies to ensure DoD does not 
purchase prohibited equipment, systems, and services, and can respond 
appropriately if any such purchases are not identified until after 
delivery or use.
    This requirement supports implementation of section 1656(b) of the 
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. Section 1656 
prohibits DoD from procuring or obtaining, or extending or renewing a 
contract to procure or obtain, any equipment, system, or service to 
carry out the nuclear deterrence mission and homeland defense mission 
that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a 
substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical 
technology as a part of any system.
    This requirement is implemented in the Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement (DFARS) through the provision at 252.204-7016, 
Covered Defense Telecommunications Equipment or Services--
Representation, the provision at 252.204-7017, Prohibition on the 
Acquisition of Covered Defense Telecommunications Equipment or 
Services--Representation, and the clause at 252.204-2018, Prohibition 
on Acquisition of Covered Defense Telecommunications Equipment or 
Services.
    This clearance covers the following requirements:
     DFARS 252.204-7016 requires the offeror to represent 
whether it does or does not provide covered defense telecommunications 
equipment or services as a part of its offered products or services to 
the Government in the performance of any contract, subcontract, or 
other contractual instrument.
     DFARS 252.204-7017 requires that if an offeror provides an 
affirmative representation under the provision at 252.204-7016, Covered 
Defense Telecommunications Equipment or Services--Representation, that 
offeror is required to represent whether it will or will not provide 
under the contract, covered defense telecommunications equipment or 
services.
     DFARS 252.204-7018 requires contractors to report covered 
telecommunications equipment, systems and services identified during 
performance of a contract.
    OMB Desk Officer: Comments and recommendations on the proposed 
information collection should be sent to Ms. Susan Minson, 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: Requests for copies of the information 
collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Angela James at [email protected].

Jennifer Lee Hawes,
Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2020-13977 Filed 6-26-20; 8:45 am]
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