Information Collection; Rights in Data and Copyrights, 65053-65054 [2020-22675]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 199 / Wednesday, October 14, 2020 / Notices Virtual Public Meeting Next Steps After comments are received from the public and reviewing agencies, GSA may: (1) Give environmental approval to the Project by signing a ROD no sooner than 30 days after the FEIS is issued. In the ROD, GSA will explain all the factors that were considered in reaching its final decision, including the environmental factors. GSA will identify the environmentally preferable alternative or alternatives and may select one of the alternatives or a combination of alternatives analyzed in the EIS; (2) Undertake additional environmental studies, or (3) Abandon the Project. If the Project is given environmental approval and funding is appropriated, the GSA could design and construct all or part of the Project. Jared Bradley, Director, Portfolio Management Division, Pacific Rim Region, Public Buildings Service. [FR Doc. 2020–22592 Filed 10–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–YF–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE A. OMB Control Number, Title, and Any Associated Form(s) GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 9000–0090, Rights in Data and Copyrights. NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION B. Need and Uses [OMB Control No. 9000–0090; Docket No. 2020–0053; Sequence No. 5] Information Collection; Rights in Data and Copyrights Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a revision and renewal of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding rights in data and copyrights. DATES: Submit comments on or before November 13, 2020. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for this information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. SUMMARY: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Additionally submit a copy to GSA through http://www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions on the site. This website provides the ability to type short comments directly into the comment field or attach a file for lengthier comments. Instructions: All items submitted must cite Information Collection 9000– 0090, Rights in Data and Copyrights. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check www.regulations.gov, approximately two-to-three days after submission to verify posting. If there are difficulties submitting comments, contact the GSA Regulatory Secretariat Division at 202–501–4755 or GSARegSec@gsa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Zenaida Delgado, Procurement Analyst, at telephone 202–969–7207, or zenaida.delgado@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:15 Oct 13, 2020 Jkt 253001 Contracts must contain terms that delineate the appropriate rights and obligations of the Government and the contractor regarding the use, reproduction and disclosure of data. This clearance covers the information that offerors and contractors must submit to comply with the following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements: • FAR 52.227–15, Representation of Limited Rights Data and Restricted Computer Software. This provision requires an offeror to state, in response to a solicitation, whether data proposed for fulfilling the data delivery requirements qualifies as limited rights data or restricted computer software. If the Government does not receive unlimited rights, the offeror must provide a list of the data that qualify as limited rights data or restricted computer software. The offeror would identify any proprietary data it would use during contract performance, in order that the contracting officer might ascertain if such proprietary data should be delivered. • FAR 52.227–16, Additional Data Requirements. This clause requires contractors to keep, for possible delivery to the Government, any data, in addition to data already required to be delivered PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65053 under the contract, first produced or specifically used in performance of the contract for a period of three years from the final acceptance of all items delivered under the contract. The data delivered under this clause may be in the form of computations, preliminary data, records of experiments, etc. For any data to be delivered under this clause, the Government will pay the contractor for converting the data into a specific form, and for reproducing and delivering the data. The purpose of such recordkeeping requirements is to ensure that, if all data requirements are not known prior to contract award, the Government can fully evaluate the research in order to ascertain future activities and to insure that the research was completed and fully reported, as well as to give the public an opportunity to assess the research results and secure any additional information. • FAR 52.227–17, Rights in DataSpecial Works. This clause is included in solicitations and contracts primarily for production or compilation of data. It is used in rare and exceptional circumstances to permit the Government to limit the contractor’s rights in data by preventing the release, distribution, and publication of any data first produced in the performance of the contract. This clause may also be limited to particular items and not the entire contract. This clause requires contractors to assign (with or without registration), or obtain the assignment of, the copyright to the Government or its designated assignee. • FAR 52.227–18, Rights in DataExisting Works. This clause is used when the Government is acquiring existing audiovisual or similar works, such as books, without modification. This clause requires contractors to obtain license for the Government to reproduce, prepare derivative works, and perform and display publicly the materials. • FAR 52.227–19, Commercial Computer Software License. This clause requires contractors to affix a notice on any commercial software delivered under the contract that provides notice that the Government’s rights regarding the data are set forth in the contract. • FAR 52.227–20, Rights in Data– SBIR Program. This clause authorizes contractors under Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contracts to affix a notice to SBIR data delivered under the contract to limit the Government’s rights to disclose data first produced under the contract. Contractors shall obtain from their subcontractors all data and rights necessary to fulfill the contractor’s obligations to the Government under the E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1 65054 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 199 / Wednesday, October 14, 2020 / Notices contract. If a subcontractor refuses to accept terms affording the Government those rights, the contractor shall notify the contracting officer of the refusal. • FAR 52.227–21, Technical Data Declaration, Revision, and Withholding of Payment–Major Systems. This clause requires major systems contractors to certify that the data delivered under the contract is complete, accurate, and compliant with the requirements of the contract. • FAR 52.227–23, Rights to Proposal Data (Technical). This clause allows the Government to identify pages of a proposal that would not be subject to unlimited rights in the technical data. C. Annual Burden Respondents/Recordkeepers: 2,106. Total Annual Responses: 5,999. Total Burden Hours: 5,999. (1,403 reporting hours + 4,596 recordkeeping hours). D. Public Comment A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register at 85 FR 45637, on July 29, 2020. No comments were received. Obtaining Copies: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the GSA Regulatory Secretariat Division by calling 202–501–4755 or emailing GSARegSec@gsa.gov. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0090, Rights in Data and Copyrights. William F. Clark, Director, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy. [FR Doc. 2020–22675 Filed 10–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES [Document Identifier: OS–0990–0025] Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request Office of the Secretary, HHS. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: In compliance with the requirement of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, is publishing the following summary of a proposed collection for public comment. DATES: Comments on the ICR must be received on or before November 13, 2020. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sherrette Funn, Sherrette.Funn@hhs.gov or (202) 795–7714. When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the document identifier 0990–0025–30D and project title for reference. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the SUMMARY: following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. Title of the Collection: Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service Application. Type of Collection: Revision. OMB No. 0990–0025—Commissioned Corps Headquarters. Abstract: The principal purpose of this revision is a result of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was signed into law on March 27, 202. The Public Health Service Act was amended to provide for a Ready Reserve corps in times of public health emergencies, in addition to national emergencies. Collecting the information is to permit HHS to determine eligibility for appointment of applicants into the Regular Corps and Ready Reserve Corps of the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service Corps (Corps). The Corps is one of the seven Uniformed Services of the United States (37 U.S.C. 101(3)), and appointments in the Corps are made pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 204 et seq. and 42 CFR 21.58. Type of respondent: Candidates/ Applicants to the Regular and Ready Reserve Corps of the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOUR TABLE Number of regular corps respondents Number of reserve corps respondents Number response per respondent Average burden per responses (in hours) Total burden hours Type of respondent Form name Interested Health Professionals. Health Professionals ........... References (college professors/teachers). Health Professionals ........... Prequalification Questionnaire. Form PHS–50 .................... Form PHS–1813 ................ 6,000 1,000 1 10/60 1,167 3,000 3,000 500 500 1 1 15/60 15/60 875 875 Addendum: Commissioned Corps Personal Statement. 3,000 500 1 15/60 875 Total ............................. ............................................. ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ 3,792 Dated: October 8, 2020. Sherrette A Funn, Office of the Secretary, Paperwork Reduction Act Reports Clearance Officer. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES [FR Doc. 2020–22703 Filed 10–13–20; 8:45 am] Title 5, U.S.C. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 199 (Wednesday, October 14, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0090; Docket No. 2020-0053; Sequence No. 5]


Information Collection; Rights in Data and Copyrights

AGENCY: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the 
Regulatory Secretariat Division has submitted to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a revision 
and renewal of a previously approved information collection requirement 
regarding rights in data and copyrights.

DATES: Submit comments on or before November 13, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for this information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information 
collection by selecting ``Currently under Review--Open for Public 
Comments'' or by using the search function.
    Additionally submit a copy to GSA through http://www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions on the site. This 
website provides the ability to type short comments directly into the 
comment field or attach a file for lengthier comments.
    Instructions: All items submitted must cite Information Collection 
9000-0090, Rights in Data and Copyrights. Comments received generally 
will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including 
any personal and/or business confidential information provided. To 
confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check www.regulations.gov, 
approximately two-to-three days after submission to verify posting. If 
there are difficulties submitting comments, contact the GSA Regulatory 
Secretariat Division at 202-501-4755 or [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Zenaida Delgado, Procurement Analyst, 
at telephone 202-969-7207, or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. OMB Control Number, Title, and Any Associated Form(s)

    9000-0090, Rights in Data and Copyrights.

B. Need and Uses

    Contracts must contain terms that delineate the appropriate rights 
and obligations of the Government and the contractor regarding the use, 
reproduction and disclosure of data. This clearance covers the 
information that offerors and contractors must submit to comply with 
the following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements:
     FAR 52.227-15, Representation of Limited Rights Data and 
Restricted Computer Software. This provision requires an offeror to 
state, in response to a solicitation, whether data proposed for 
fulfilling the data delivery requirements qualifies as limited rights 
data or restricted computer software. If the Government does not 
receive unlimited rights, the offeror must provide a list of the data 
that qualify as limited rights data or restricted computer software. 
The offeror would identify any proprietary data it would use during 
contract performance, in order that the contracting officer might 
ascertain if such proprietary data should be delivered.
     FAR 52.227-16, Additional Data Requirements. This clause 
requires contractors to keep, for possible delivery to the Government, 
any data, in addition to data already required to be delivered under 
the contract, first produced or specifically used in performance of the 
contract for a period of three years from the final acceptance of all 
items delivered under the contract. The data delivered under this 
clause may be in the form of computations, preliminary data, records of 
experiments, etc. For any data to be delivered under this clause, the 
Government will pay the contractor for converting the data into a 
specific form, and for reproducing and delivering the data. The purpose 
of such recordkeeping requirements is to ensure that, if all data 
requirements are not known prior to contract award, the Government can 
fully evaluate the research in order to ascertain future activities and 
to insure that the research was completed and fully reported, as well 
as to give the public an opportunity to assess the research results and 
secure any additional information.
     FAR 52.227-17, Rights in Data-Special Works. This clause 
is included in solicitations and contracts primarily for production or 
compilation of data. It is used in rare and exceptional circumstances 
to permit the Government to limit the contractor's rights in data by 
preventing the release, distribution, and publication of any data first 
produced in the performance of the contract. This clause may also be 
limited to particular items and not the entire contract. This clause 
requires contractors to assign (with or without registration), or 
obtain the assignment of, the copyright to the Government or its 
designated assignee.
     FAR 52.227-18, Rights in Data-Existing Works. This clause 
is used when the Government is acquiring existing audiovisual or 
similar works, such as books, without modification. This clause 
requires contractors to obtain license for the Government to reproduce, 
prepare derivative works, and perform and display publicly the 
materials.
     FAR 52.227-19, Commercial Computer Software License. This 
clause requires contractors to affix a notice on any commercial 
software delivered under the contract that provides notice that the 
Government's rights regarding the data are set forth in the contract.
     FAR 52.227-20, Rights in Data-SBIR Program. This clause 
authorizes contractors under Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 
contracts to affix a notice to SBIR data delivered under the contract 
to limit the Government's rights to disclose data first produced under 
the contract. Contractors shall obtain from their subcontractors all 
data and rights necessary to fulfill the contractor's obligations to 
the Government under the

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contract. If a subcontractor refuses to accept terms affording the 
Government those rights, the contractor shall notify the contracting 
officer of the refusal.
     FAR 52.227-21, Technical Data Declaration, Revision, and 
Withholding of Payment-Major Systems. This clause requires major 
systems contractors to certify that the data delivered under the 
contract is complete, accurate, and compliant with the requirements of 
the contract.
     FAR 52.227-23, Rights to Proposal Data (Technical). This 
clause allows the Government to identify pages of a proposal that would 
not be subject to unlimited rights in the technical data.

C. Annual Burden

    Respondents/Recordkeepers: 2,106.
    Total Annual Responses: 5,999.
    Total Burden Hours: 5,999. (1,403 reporting hours + 4,596 
recordkeeping hours).

D. Public Comment

    A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register at 85 FR 
45637, on July 29, 2020. No comments were received.
    Obtaining Copies: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information 
collection documents from the GSA Regulatory Secretariat Division by 
calling 202-501-4755 or emailing [email protected]. Please cite OMB 
Control No. 9000-0090, Rights in Data and Copyrights.

William F. Clark,
Director, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy.
[FR Doc. 2020-22675 Filed 10-13-20; 8:45 am]
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