Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Transportation; Comment Request, 75304-75305 [2020-26135]

Download as PDF 75304 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 228 / Wednesday, November 25, 2020 / Notices Dated: November 20, 2020. Jennifer L. Lukens, Federal Program Officer, Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee, National Marine Fisheries Service. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [FR Doc. 2020–26124 Filed 11–24–20; 8:45 am] [RTID 0648–XA674] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open public meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the proposed schedule and agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee (MAFAC). The members will discuss and consider priorities and recommendations for the next four years and other organizational matters. DATES: The meeting will be December 15, from 1–3 p.m., Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: Meeting is by webinar and teleconference. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heidi Lovett; NOAA Fisheries Office of Policy; (301) 427–8034; email: Heidi.Lovett@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of MAFAC. The MAFAC was established by the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary), and, since 1971, advises the Secretary on all living marine resource matters that are the responsibility of the Department of Commerce. The MAFAC charter and summaries of prior MAFAC meetings are located online at https:// www.fisheries.noaa.gov/national/ partners/marine-fisheries-advisorycommittee-charter. SUMMARY: Matters To Be Considered This meeting time and agenda are subject to change. 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VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:27 Nov 24, 2020 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket DARS–2017–0008; OMB Control Number 0704–0497] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Part 215 Negotiation; 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 revision and 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 28, 2020. SUMMARY: Ms. Heather Kitchens, 571–372–6104. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 215 Negotiation; OMB Control Number 0704–0497. Type of Collection: Revision of a currently approved collection. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions. Number of Respondents: 263. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 263. Average Burden Per Response: 4 hours. Annual Burden Hours: 1,052. Frequency: On Occasion. Needs and Uses: DFARS 215.403–5 provides contractors with guidance for the submittal of forward pricing rate proposals, and includes a checklist for contractors to use in preparing their proposals. The checklist is submitted to DoD with the forward pricing rate proposal. The purpose of this information collection is to improve the efficiency of the negotiation process by FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ensuring the submission of thorough, accurate, and complete forward pricing rate proposals. If the contracting officer determines that a forward pricing rate proposal should be obtained pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 42.1701, then contractors following the contract cost principles for commercial organizations in FAR subpart 31.2 will be required to submit a forward pricing rate proposal that complies with Federal Acquisition Regulation 15.408, Table 15–2, and DFARS 215.403–5 and 215.407–5–70. The forward pricing rate proposal adequacy checklist at Table 215.403–1 is used by the contracting officer and the contractor to ensure the proposal is complete. The completed forward pricing rate proposal adequacy checklist will be submitted to DoD with the forward pricing rate proposal. 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. 2020–26134 Filed 11–24–20; 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; 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 revision and extension of a SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 228 / Wednesday, November 25, 2020 / Notices collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by December 28, 2020. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Transportation, and related clauses— DoD FAR Supplement Part 247, OMB Control Number 0704–0245. Type of Request: Revision. 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, approximately. Annual Responses: 118,326. Hours per Response: .57, approximately. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:27 Nov 24, 2020 Jkt 253001 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. The provision 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 PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75305 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 provision 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 contracts, 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). 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. 2020–26135 Filed 11–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE [Transmittal No. 20–51] Arms Sales Notification Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Department of Defense. ACTION: Arms sales notice. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1

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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; 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 revision and extension of a

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collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act.

DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by December 
28, 2020.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title and OMB Number: Transportation, and related clauses--DoD FAR 
Supplement Part 247, OMB Control Number 0704-0245.
    Type of Request: Revision.
    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, approximately.
    Annual Responses: 118,326.
    Hours per Response: .57, approximately.
    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.
    The provision 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 provision 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 contracts, 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).
    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 [email protected].

Jennifer D. Johnson,
Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2020-26135 Filed 11-24-20; 8:45 am]
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