Submission for OMB Review; Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data, 1973-1974 [2021-00264]

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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 OMB Control No. 9000–0013, Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data. 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: GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION A. OMB Control Number, Title, and Any Associated Form(s) NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 9000–0013, Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data. [OMB Control No. 9000–0013; Docket No. 2020–0053; Sequence No. 16] Submission for OMB Review; Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data 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 certified cost or pricing data and data other than certified cost or pricing data. DATES: Submit comments on or before February 10, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for this information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 B. Need and Uses The Truth in Negotiations Act, 10 U.S.C. 2306a and 41 U.S.C. 3502, requires the Government to obtain certified cost or pricing data from contractors prior to the award of certain contract actions. Contractors may be exempt from this requirement under certain conditions. This clearance covers the information that contractors must submit to comply with the following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements: a. 52.214–28, Subcontractor Certified Cost or Pricing Data—Modifications— Sealed Bidding. When contracting by sealed bidding, this clause requires contractors to require subcontractors to submit certified cost or pricing data for a modification involving aggregate increases and/or decreases in costs, plus applicable profits, expected to exceed the threshold for submission of certified cost or pricing data at FAR 15.403– 4(a)(1). b. 52.215–12, Subcontractor Certified Cost or Pricing Data. When contracting E:\FR\FM\11JAN1.SGM 11JAN1 1974 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 6 / Monday, January 11, 2021 / Notices by negotiation, this clause requires contractors to require subcontractors to submit certified cost or pricing data. c. 52.215–13, Subcontractor Certified Cost or Pricing Data—Modifications. When contracting by negotiation, this clause requires contractors to require subcontractors to submit certified cost or pricing data for a modification involving a pricing adjustment expected to exceed the threshold for submission of certified cost or pricing data at FAR 15.403–4(a)(1). d. 52.215–20, Requirements for Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data. When contracting by negotiation, this provision requires offerors, if not granted an exception, to prepare and submit certified cost or pricing data, data other than certified cost or pricing data, and supporting attachments in accordance with the instructions contained in Table 15–2 of FAR 15.408, unless the contracting officer and the contractor agree to a different format. e. 52.215–21, Requirements for Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data—Modifications. When contracting by negotiation, this clause requires contractors, if not granted an exception, to submit, for a modification or price adjustment expected to exceed the threshold set forth at FAR 15.403– 4(a)(1), certified cost or pricing data, data other than certified cost or pricing data, and supporting attachments in accordance with the instructions contained in Table 15–2 of FAR 15.408, unless the contracting officer and the contractor agree to a different format. Certified cost or pricing data is used by agencies to assure that contract prices and any subsequent contract modifications are fair and reasonable. C. Annual Burden Respondents: 28,399. Annual Responses: 148,094. Total Burden Hours: 9,160,160. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES D. Public Comment A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register at 85 FR 71077, on November 6, 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. 9000–0013, Certified Cost or VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:36 Jan 08, 2021 Jkt 253001 Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data. William F. Clark, Director, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy. [FR Doc. 2021–00264 Filed 1–8–21; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0153; Docket 2020– 0053; Sequence No. 15] Submission for OMB Review; Alternatives to Government-Unique Standards 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 extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning alternatives to Government-unique standards. SUMMARY: Submit comments on or before February 10, 2021. 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 https://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 OMB Control No. 9000–0153, Alternatives to Government-Unique Standards. Comments received generally will be posted without change to https://www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check https:// DATES: Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Hawes, Procurement Analyst, at telephone 202–969–7386, or jennifer.hawes@gsa.gov. BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P PO 00000 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. Sfmt 4703 A. OMB control number, Title, and any Associated Form(s): 9000–0153, Alternatives to Government-Unique Standards. B. Need and Uses This clearance covers the information that offerors must submit to comply with the provision at Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.211–7, Alternatives to Government-Unique Standards. This solicitation provision permits offerors to propose alternatives to Government-unique standards in response to Government solicitations. If an alternative standard is proposed, the offeror must furnish data and/or information regarding the alternative in sufficient detail for the Government to determine if it meets the Government’s requirements. The information collected from offerors will be used by Federal agencies to determine if voluntary consensus standards will satisfy the Government’s needs for a particular solicitation, in order to comply with OMB Circular A–119, Federal Participation in the Development and Use of Voluntary Consensus Standards and in Conformity Assessment Activities, and Section 12(d) of the National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104– 113, 15 U.S.C. 272 note). This OMB Control Number was previously entitled ‘‘OMB Circular A– 119,’’ but has been updated to reflect the information collection requirement. C. Annual Burden Respondents: 100. Total Annual Responses: 100. Total Burden Hours: 100. D. Public Comment A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register at 85 FR 70622, on November 5, 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 E:\FR\FM\11JAN1.SGM 11JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 6 (Monday, January 11, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1973-1974]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0013; Docket No. 2020-0053; Sequence No. 16]


Submission for OMB Review; Certified Cost or Pricing Data and 
Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data

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 certified cost or pricing data and data other than certified 
cost or pricing data.

DATES: Submit comments on or before February 10, 2021.

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 OMB Control No. 9000-
0013, Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost 
or Pricing Data. 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)

    9000-0013, Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than 
Certified Cost or Pricing Data.

B. Need and Uses

    The Truth in Negotiations Act, 10 U.S.C. 2306a and 41 U.S.C. 3502, 
requires the Government to obtain certified cost or pricing data from 
contractors prior to the award of certain contract actions. Contractors 
may be exempt from this requirement under certain conditions. This 
clearance covers the information that contractors must submit to comply 
with the following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements:
    a. 52.214-28, Subcontractor Certified Cost or Pricing Data--
Modifications--Sealed Bidding. When contracting by sealed bidding, this 
clause requires contractors to require subcontractors to submit 
certified cost or pricing data for a modification involving aggregate 
increases and/or decreases in costs, plus applicable profits, expected 
to exceed the threshold for submission of certified cost or pricing 
data at FAR 15.403-4(a)(1).
    b. 52.215-12, Subcontractor Certified Cost or Pricing Data. When 
contracting

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by negotiation, this clause requires contractors to require 
subcontractors to submit certified cost or pricing data.
    c. 52.215-13, Subcontractor Certified Cost or Pricing Data--
Modifications. When contracting by negotiation, this clause requires 
contractors to require subcontractors to submit certified cost or 
pricing data for a modification involving a pricing adjustment expected 
to exceed the threshold for submission of certified cost or pricing 
data at FAR 15.403-4(a)(1).
    d. 52.215-20, Requirements for Certified Cost or Pricing Data and 
Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data. When contracting by 
negotiation, this provision requires offerors, if not granted an 
exception, to prepare and submit certified cost or pricing data, data 
other than certified cost or pricing data, and supporting attachments 
in accordance with the instructions contained in Table 15-2 of FAR 
15.408, unless the contracting officer and the contractor agree to a 
different format.
    e. 52.215-21, Requirements for Certified Cost or Pricing Data and 
Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data--Modifications. When 
contracting by negotiation, this clause requires contractors, if not 
granted an exception, to submit, for a modification or price adjustment 
expected to exceed the threshold set forth at FAR 15.403-4(a)(1), 
certified cost or pricing data, data other than certified cost or 
pricing data, and supporting attachments in accordance with the 
instructions contained in Table 15-2 of FAR 15.408, unless the 
contracting officer and the contractor agree to a different format.
    Certified cost or pricing data is used by agencies to assure that 
contract prices and any subsequent contract modifications are fair and 
reasonable.

C. Annual Burden

    Respondents: 28,399.
    Annual Responses: 148,094.
    Total Burden Hours: 9,160,160.

D. Public Comment

    A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register at 85 FR 
71077, on November 6, 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. 9000-0013, Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other 
Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data.

William F. Clark,
Director, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy.
[FR Doc. 2021-00264 Filed 1-8-21; 8:45 am]
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