Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Evaluation Factor for Use of Members of the Armed Forces Selected Reserve; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 74324-74325 [2020-25710]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 74324 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 225 / Friday, November 20, 2020 / Notices Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Respondents: 4,527. Annual Responses: 70,346. Estimated Hours: 581,165 hours (48,525 reporting hours and 532,640 recordkeeping hours). Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Needs and Uses: This information collection requires that an offeror or contractor submit information to DoD in response to DFARS solicitations, four contract clauses relating to occupational safety and one clause relating to the drug-free work force program. DoD contracting officers use this information to— Æ Verify compliance with requirements for labeling of hazardous materials; Æ Ensure contractor compliance and monitor subcontractor compliance with DoD 4145.26–M, DoD Contractors’ Safety Manual for Ammunition and Explosives, and minimize risk of mishaps; Æ Identify the place of performance of all ammunition and explosives work; and Æ Ensure contractor compliance and monitor subcontractor compliance with DoD 5100.76–M, Physical Security of Sensitive Conventional Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives. Æ Ensure compliance with the clause program requirements with regard to programs for achieving the objective of a drug-free work force; requires contractor recordkeeping. This information collection addresses the following requirements: Æ DFARS 252.223–7001, Hazard Warning Labels. Paragraph (c) requires all offerors to list which hazardous materials will be labeled in accordance with certain statutory requirements instead of the Hazard Communication Standard. Paragraph (d) requires only the apparently successful offeror to submit, before award, a copy of the hazard warning label for all hazardous materials not listed in paragraph (c) of the clause. Æ DFARS 252.223–7002, Safety Precautions for Ammunition and Explosives. Paragraph (c)(2) requires the contractor, within 30 days of notification of noncompliance with DoD 4145.26–M, to notify the contracting officer of actions taken to correct the noncompliance. Paragraph (d)(1) requires the contractor to notify the contracting officer immediately of any mishaps involving ammunition or explosives. Paragraph (d)(3) requires the contractor to submit a written report of the investigation of the mishap to the contracting officer. Paragraph (g)(4) requires the contractor to notify the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Nov 19, 2020 Jkt 253001 contracting officer before placing a subcontract for ammunition or explosives. Æ DFARS 252.223–7003, Changes in Place of Performance—Ammunition and Explosives. Paragraph (a) requires the offeror to identify, in the Place of Performance provision of the solicitation, the place of performance of all ammunition and explosives work covered by the Safety Precautions for Ammunition and Explosives clause of the solicitation. Paragraphs (b) and (c) require the offeror or contractor to obtain written permission from the contracting officer before changing the place of performance after the date set for receipt of offers or after contract award. Æ DFARS 252.223–7007, Safeguarding Sensitive Conventional Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives. Paragraph (e) requires the contractor to notify the cognizant Defense Security Service field office within 10 days after award of any subcontract involving sensitive conventional arms, ammunition, and explosives within the scope of DoD 5100.76–M. Æ DFARS 252.223–7004, Drug-Free Work Force. The clause requires that certain contractors maintain records necessary to demonstrate reasonable efforts to eliminate the unlawful use by contractor employees of controlled substances. DoD does not regularly collect any information with regard to this clause. 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: 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 D. Johnson, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2020–25708 Filed 11–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2020–0023; OMB Control Number 0704–0446] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Evaluation Factor for Use of Members of the Armed Forces Selected Reserve; 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 extension of a collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by December 21, 2020. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Evaluation Factor for Use of Members of the Armed Forces Selected Reserve; OMB Control Number 0704–0446. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for profit institutions. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Number of Respondents: 13. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 13. Average Burden per Response: Approximately 20 hours. Annual Burden Hours: 260. Needs and Uses: DFARS 215.370–3 prescribes the use of the provision at DFARS 252.215–7005, Evaluation Factor for Employing or Subcontracting with Members of the Selected Reserve, in solicitations that include an evaluation factor to provide a preference for offerors that intend to perform the contract using employees or individual subcontractors who are members of the Selected Reserve. The documentation provided by an offeror with their proposal will be used by contracting officers to validate that Selected Reserve members will be utilized in the performance of the contract. This information collection implements a requirement of section 819 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (Pub. L. 109–163). SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 225 / Friday, November 20, 2020 / Notices 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: Ms. Angela James. Requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. James at whs.mcalex.esd.mbx.dd/dod/information/ collections@mail.mil. Jennifer D. Johnson, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2020–25710 Filed 11–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2017–0003; OMB Control Number 0704–0386] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Small Business Programs; 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 extension of a collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by December 21, 2020. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Nov 19, 2020 Jkt 253001 Supplement (DFARS) Part 219, Small Business Programs, and Associated Clause in Part 252; OMB Control Number 0704–0386. Type of Request: Renewal of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Number of Respondents: 41. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 41. Average Burden per Response: 1 hour. Annual Burden Hours: 41. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Needs and Uses: This information collection includes requirements relating to DFARS part 219, Small Business Programs, and the clause at DFARS 252.219–7003, Small Business Subcontracting Plan (DoD Contracts). DoD needs this information to improve administration under the small business subcontracting program and to evaluate a contractor’s past performance in complying with its subcontracting plan. The clause at DFARS 252.219–7003 is prescribed for use in solicitations and contracts that include the clause at FAR 52.219–9, Small Business Subcontracting Plan. Paragraph (e) of the DFARS clause requires the contractor to notify the contracting officer, in writing, of any substitutions of firms that are not small business firms, for the small business firms specifically identified in the subcontracting plan. The notification is necessary when (1) a prime contractor has identified specific small business concerns in its subcontracting plan, and (2) after contract award, substitutes one of the small businesses identified in its subcontracting plan with a firm that is not a small business. The intent of this information collection is to alert the contracting officer of this situation. 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, PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74325 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 D. Johnson, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2020–25709 Filed 11–19–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Notice of Calendar Year (CY) 2021 TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select Out-of-Pocket Expenses Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense. AGENCY: ACTION: TRICARE notice. This notice provides the CY 2021 TRICARE Prime and TRICARE Select out-of-pocket expenses. SUMMARY: The CY21 rates contained in this notice are effective on or after January 1, 2021. DATES: Defense Health Agency (DHA), TRICARE Health Plan, 7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101, Falls Church, Virginia 22042–5101. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark A. Ellis, telephone (703) 275– 6234. The National Defense Authorization Acts (NDAAs) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 and 2017 established rates for TRICARE beneficiary out-of-pocket expenses and how they may be increased by either the annual cost of living adjustment (COLA) percentage used to increase military retired pay or via budget neutrality rules. The FY 2021 retiree COLA increase is 1.3%. The DHA has updated the CY21 outof-pocket expenses as shown below: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 5001–06–P E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 225 (Friday, November 20, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 74324-74325]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket Number DARS-2020-0023; OMB Control Number 0704-0446]


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Evaluation Factor for Use of Members of 
the Armed Forces Selected Reserve; 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 proposed extension of a collection of 
information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.

DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by December 
21, 2020.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation 
Supplement (DFARS), Evaluation Factor for Use of Members of the Armed 
Forces Selected Reserve; OMB Control Number 0704-0446.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for profit 
institutions.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    Reporting Frequency: On occasion.
    Number of Respondents: 13.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 13.
    Average Burden per Response: Approximately 20 hours.
    Annual Burden Hours: 260.
    Needs and Uses: DFARS 215.370-3 prescribes the use of the provision 
at DFARS 252.215-7005, Evaluation Factor for Employing or 
Subcontracting with Members of the Selected Reserve, in solicitations 
that include an evaluation factor to provide a preference for offerors 
that intend to perform the contract using employees or individual 
subcontractors who are members of the Selected Reserve. The 
documentation provided by an offeror with their proposal will be used 
by contracting officers to validate that Selected Reserve members will 
be utilized in the performance of the contract. This information 
collection implements a requirement of section 819 of the National 
Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 (Pub. L. 109-163).

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    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: Ms. Angela James. Requests for copies of the 
information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. James at whs.mc-alex.esd.mbx.dd/dod/information/[email protected].

Jennifer D. Johnson,
Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2020-25710 Filed 11-19-20; 8:45 am]
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