Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Transportation, 56224-56225 [2020-19982]

Download as PDF 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 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 177 / Friday, September 11, 2020 / Notices The clause at DFARS 252.247–7026, Evaluation Preference for Use of Domestic Shipyards — Applicable to Acquisition of Carriage by Vessel for DoD Cargo in the Coastwise or Noncontiguous Trade, is prescribed at DFARS 247.574(d) in solicitations that require a covered vessel for carriage of cargo for DoD. Paragraph (c) of the clause requires the offeror to provide information with its offer, addressing all covered vessels for which overhaul, repair, and maintenance work has been performed during the period covering the current calendar year, up to the date of proposal submission, and the preceding four calendar years. The clause at DFARS 252.247.7028, Application for U.S. Government Shipping Documentation/Instructions, is prescribed at DFARS 247.207(2) for inclusion in all solicitations and contracts, including solicitations and contracts using FAR part 12 procedures for the acquisition of commercial items, when shipping under Bills of Lading and Domestic Route Order under FOB origin contract, Export Traffic Release regardless of FOB terms, or foreign military sales shipments. Paragraph (a) of the clause requires contractors to complete DD Form 1659, Application for U.S. Government Shipping Documentation/Instructions to request shipping instructions, unless an automated system is available (paragraph (b) of the clause). Jennifer Lee Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2020–19982 Filed 9–10–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2020–SCC–0099] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; State Lead Agency Record Keeping and Reporting Requirements Under Part C of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before October 13, 2020. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:54 Sep 10, 2020 Jkt 250001 Written comments and recommendations for proposed information collection requests should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/ do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection request by selecting ‘‘Department of Education’’ under ‘‘Currently Under Review,’’ then check ‘‘Only Show ICR for Public Comment’’ checkbox. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Amy Bae, (202) 245–8272. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: State Lead Agency Record Keeping and Reporting Requirements under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. OMB Control Number: 1820–0682. Type of Review: An Extension of an Existing Information Collection. Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 56. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 4,268. Abstract: This collection has been created to reflect the requirements under Part C of IDEA and the Part C ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 56225 regulations that require State lead agencies (LAs) to collect and maintain information or data and, in some cases, report information or data to other public agencies or to the public. However, such information or data are not required to be reported to the Secretary. These required collections are consolidated into 1820–0682. Dated: September 8, 2020. Kate Mullan, PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development. [FR Doc. 2020–20056 Filed 9–10–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings U.S. Election Assistance Commission. ACTION: Sunshine Act notice; notice of public roundtable agenda. AGENCY: Roundtable Discussion: Voter Registration During the COVID–19 Pandemic. DATES: Friday, September 18, 2020, 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Eastern. ADDRESSES: Virtual via Zoom. The roundtable discussion is open to the public and will be livestreamed on the U.S. Election Assistance Commission YouTube Channel: https:// www.youtube.com/channel/ UCpN6i0g2rlF4ITWhwvBwwZw. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristen Muthig, Telephone: (202) 897– 9285, Email: kmuthig@eac.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose: In accordance with the Government in the Sunshine Act (Sunshine Act), Public Law 94–409, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552b), the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will conduct a virtual roundtable discussion on the challenges election administrators and individuals face regarding voter registration during the COVID–19 pandemic and discuss how state and local election offices are responding to those challenges. Agenda: The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will hold a roundtable discussion on the impact that COVID–19 has had on voter registration efforts. The roundtable will be moderated by the EAC Commissioners who will ask speakers to address the importance of registering and updating voter registration early, the impact of other external factors such as limited hours and closures at state SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1

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[FR Doc No: 2020-19982]


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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

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 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:
    [cir] Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    [cir] Email: [email protected]. Include OMB Control Number 0704-
0245 in the subject line of the message.
    [cir] 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 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.

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    The clause at DFARS 252.247-7026, Evaluation Preference for Use of 
Domestic Shipyards -- Applicable to Acquisition of Carriage by Vessel 
for DoD Cargo in the Coastwise or Noncontiguous Trade, is prescribed at 
DFARS 247.574(d) in solicitations that require a covered vessel for 
carriage of cargo for DoD. Paragraph (c) of the clause requires the 
offeror to provide information with its offer, addressing all covered 
vessels for which overhaul, repair, and maintenance work has been 
performed during the period covering the current calendar year, up to 
the date of proposal submission, and the preceding four calendar years.
    The clause at DFARS 252.247.7028, Application for U.S. Government 
Shipping Documentation/Instructions, is prescribed at DFARS 247.207(2) 
for inclusion in all solicitations and contracts, including 
solicitations and contracts using FAR part 12 procedures for the 
acquisition of commercial items, when shipping under Bills of Lading 
and Domestic Route Order under FOB origin contract, Export Traffic 
Release regardless of FOB terms, or foreign military sales shipments. 
Paragraph (a) of the clause requires contractors to complete DD Form 
1659, Application for U.S. Government Shipping Documentation/
Instructions to request shipping instructions, unless an automated 
system is available (paragraph (b) of the clause).

Jennifer Lee Hawes,
Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2020-19982 Filed 9-10-20; 8:45 am]
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