Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Part 251, Use of Government Sources by Contractors, 56223-56224 [2020-19979]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 177 / Friday, September 11, 2020 / Notices burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection for use through December 31, 2020. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date. DoD will consider all comments received by November 10, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0248, using any of the following methods: Æ Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Æ Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include OMB Number 0704–0248 in the subject line of the message. Æ Fax: 571–372–6094. Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Kimberly Ziegler, OUSD(A&S)DPC/DARS, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B938, Washington, DC 20301–3060. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kimberly Ziegler, 571–372–6095. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Appendix F, Material Inspection and Receiving Report; OMB Control Number 0704– 0248. Type of Request: Extension. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for profit institutions. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Respondents: 148,885. Responses per Respondent: 19.5, approximately. Annual Responses: 2,900,000. Hours per response: 0.05. Estimated Hours: 145,000. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Needs and Uses: This information collection is necessary to process shipping and receipt documentation for contractor-provided goods and services and permit payment under DoD contracts. This information collection includes the requirements of DFARS Appendix F, Material Inspection and Receiving Report. Appendix F contains procedures and instructions for DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:54 Sep 10, 2020 Jkt 250001 submission of contractor payment requests and receiving reports using Wide Area WorkFlow (WAWF). 10 U.S.C. 2227(c) requires electronic submission and processing of claims for contract payments under DoD contracts. DoD has designated WAWF as the designated platform for contractors to submit payment requests and supporting documentation, including receiving reports. WAWF supports the preparation and distribution of electronic equivalents for the DD Form 250, Material Inspection and Receiving Report, and DD Form 250 series equivalents for repair of Government property and energy-related overland or waterborne shipments. Jennifer Lee Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2020–19983 Filed 9–10–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2020–0020; OMB Control Number 0704–0252] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Part 251, Use of Government Sources by Contractors Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension of an approved information collection requirement. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DoD announces the proposed revision and extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection for use through November 30, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56223 2020. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date. DoD will consider all comments received by November 10, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0252, using any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0252 in the subject line of the message. Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Carrie Moore, OUSD(A&S)DPC(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B938, Washington, DC 20301–3060. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Carrie Moore, 571–372–6104. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Part 251, Use of Government Sources by Contractors, and an associated clause at DFARS 252.251–7000, Ordering from Government Supply Sources; OMB Control Number 0704–0252. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for profit institutions. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Type of Request: Revision and extension. Number of Respondents: 1,414. Responses per Respondent: 7.8. Annual Responses: 11,058. Hours per Response: 0.5. Annual Burden Hours: 5,529. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Needs and Uses: This information collection permits contractors to place orders from Government supply sources, including Federal Supply Schedules, requirements contracts, and Government stock. Contractors are required to provide a copy of their written authorization to use Government supply sources with their order. The authorization is used by the Government source of supply to verify that a contractor is authorized to place such orders and under what conditions. The clause at DFARS 252.251–7000, Ordering from Government Supply Sources, requires a contractor to provide a copy of the authorization when placing an order under a Federal Supply Schedule, a Personal Property DATES: E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1 56224 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 177 / Friday, September 11, 2020 / Notices Rehabilitation Price Schedule, or an Enterprise Software Agreement. Jennifer Lee Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2020–19979 Filed 9–10–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket DARS–2020–0019; OMB Control Number 0704–0245] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Transportation Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension of an approved information collection requirement. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DoD announces the proposed revision and extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection requirement under Control Number 0704–0245 for use through November 30, 2020. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for an additional three years. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by November 10, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0245, using any of the following methods: Æ Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Æ Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0245 in the subject line of the message. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:54 Sep 10, 2020 Jkt 250001 Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Kimberly Ziegler, OUSD(A&S)DPC/DARS, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B938, Washington, DC 20301–3060. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kimberly Ziegler, 571–372–6095. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Transportation, and related clauses— DoD FAR Supplement Part 247, OMB Control Number 0704–0245. 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. Respondents: 18,298. Responses per Respondent: 6.47. Annual Responses: 118,326. Hours per Response: .57. Estimated Hours: 67,101. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Needs and Uses: DoD contracting officers use this information to verify that prospective contractors have adequate insurance prior to award of stevedoring contracts; to provide appropriate price adjustments to stevedoring contracts; to assist the Maritime Administration in monitoring compliance with requirements for use of U.S.-flag vessels in accordance with the Cargo Preference Act of 1904 (10 U.S.C. 2631); and to provide appropriate and timely shipping documentation and instructions to contractors. The clause at DFARS 252.247–7000, Hardship Conditions, is prescribed at DFARS 247.270–4(a) for use in all solicitations and contracts for the acquisition of stevedoring services. Paragraph (a) of the clause requires the contractor to notify the contracting officer of unusual conditions associated with loading or unloading a particular cargo, for potential adjustment of contract labor rates; and to submit any associated request for price adjustment to the contracting officer within 10 working days of the vessel sailing time. The clause at DFARS 252.247–7002, Revision of Prices, is prescribed at DFARS 247.270–4(b) for use in solicitations and contracts when using negotiation to acquire stevedoring services. Paragraph (c) of the clause provides that, at any time, either the contracting officer or the contractor may deliver to the other a written demand that the parties negotiate to revise the prices under the contract. Paragraph (d) of the clause requires that, if either party PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 makes such a demand, the contractor must submit relevant data upon which to base negotiations. The clause at DFARS 252.247–7007, Liability and Insurance, is prescribed at DFARS 247.270–4(c) for use in all solicitations and contracts for the acquisition of stevedoring services. Paragraph (f) of the clause requires the contractor to furnish the contracting officer with satisfactory evidence of insurance. The provision at DFARS 252.247– 7022, Representation of Extent of Transportation by Sea, is prescribed at DFARS 247.574(a) for use in all solicitations except those for direct purchase of ocean transportation services or those with an anticipated value at or below the simplified acquisition threshold. Paragraph (b) of the provision requires the offeror to represent whether or not it anticipates that supplies will be transported by sea in the performance of any contract or subcontract resulting from the solicitation. The clause at DFARS 252.247–7023, Transportation of Supplies by Sea, is prescribed at DFARS 247.574(b) for use in all solicitations and contracts except those for direct purchase of ocean transportation services. Paragraph (d) of the clause requires the contractor to submit any requests for use of other than U.S.-flag vessels in writing to the contracting officer. Paragraph (e) of the clause requires the contractor to submit one copy of the rated on board vessel operating carrier’s ocean bill of landing. Paragraph (f) of the clause, if the contract exceeds the simplified acquisition threshold, requires the contractor to represent, with its final invoice, that: (1) No ocean transportation was used in the performance of the contract; (2) only U.S.-flag vessels were used for all ocean shipments under the contract; (3) the contractor had the written consent of the contracting officer for all non-U.S.flag ocean transportation; or (4) shipments were made on non-U.S.-flag vessels without the written consent of the contracting officer. Contractors must flow down these requirements to noncommercial subcontracts and certain types of commercial subcontracts. Subcontracts at or below the simplified acquisition threshold are excluded from the requirements of paragraph (f) stated above. Paragraph (h) of the clause, requires the contractor, after award, to notify the contracting officer if the contractor learns that supplies will be transported by sea and the contractor indicated, in the solicitation, that the contractor did not anticipate transporting any supplies by sea. E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 177 (Friday, September 11, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 56223-56224]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-19979]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket Number DARS-2020-0020; OMB Control Number 0704-0252]


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Part 251, Use of Government Sources by 
Contractors

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

ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension 
of an approved information collection requirement.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DoD 
announces the proposed revision and extension of a public information 
collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions 
thereof. DoD invites comments on: Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; the 
accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information 
collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the 
information collection on respondents, including the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information 
collection for use through November 30, 2020. DoD proposes that OMB 
extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the 
current expiration date.

DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by November 10, 2020.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0252, using any of the following methods:
    Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.
    Email: [email protected]. Include OMB Control Number 0704-0252 in 
the subject line of the message.
    Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Carrie 
Moore, OUSD(A&S)DPC(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B938, 
Washington, DC 20301-3060.
    Comments received generally will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Carrie Moore, 571-372-6104.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Part 251, Use of Government Sources by 
Contractors, and an associated clause at DFARS 252.251-7000, Ordering 
from Government Supply Sources; OMB Control Number 0704-0252.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for profit 
institutions.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    Type of Request: Revision and extension.
    Number of Respondents: 1,414.
    Responses per Respondent: 7.8.
    Annual Responses: 11,058.
    Hours per Response: 0.5.
    Annual Burden Hours: 5,529.
    Reporting Frequency: On occasion.
    Needs and Uses: This information collection permits contractors to 
place orders from Government supply sources, including Federal Supply 
Schedules, requirements contracts, and Government stock. Contractors 
are required to provide a copy of their written authorization to use 
Government supply sources with their order. The authorization is used 
by the Government source of supply to verify that a contractor is 
authorized to place such orders and under what conditions. The clause 
at DFARS 252.251-7000, Ordering from Government Supply Sources, 
requires a contractor to provide a copy of the authorization when 
placing an order under a Federal Supply Schedule, a Personal Property

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Rehabilitation Price Schedule, or an Enterprise Software Agreement.

Jennifer Lee Hawes,
Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2020-19979 Filed 9-10-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 5001-06-P