Submission for OMB Review; Alternatives to Government-Unique Standards, 1974-1975 [2021-00265]

Download as PDF 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 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 6 / Monday, January 11, 2021 / Notices Control No. 9000–0153, Alternatives to Government-Unique Standards. William F. Clark, Director, Office of Government-Wide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-Wide Policy. [FR Doc. 2021–00265 Filed 1–8–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P Kalwant Smagh, Director, Strategic Business Initiatives Unit, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP)—RFA– CK–21–001, US Travelers Health Research, Surveillance, Communication, and Outreach Network; RFA–CK–21– 002, Emerging Infections Network— Research for Preventing, Detecting, and Managing Travelers who Acquire Infectious Diseases Abroad; and RFA– CK–21–003, Monitoring Cause-specific School Absenteeism for Estimating Community-wide Influenza and SARSCoV–2 Transmission; February 10–11, 2021, 10:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m., EST. Teleconference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Room 1080, 8 Corporate Square Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30329 which was published in the Federal Register on November 30, 2020, Volume 85, Number 230, pages 76575– 76576. The meeting is being amended to change the meeting date to February 10, 2021. The meeting is closed to the public. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory Anderson, M.S., M.P.H., Scientific Review Officer, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mailstop US8–1, Atlanta, Georgia 30329–4027, (404) 718– 8833, ganderson@cdc.gov. The Director, Strategic Business Initiatives Unit, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease 22:36 Jan 08, 2021 Jkt 253001 Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. [FR Doc. 2021–00280 Filed 1–8–21; 8:45 am] Kalwant Smagh, Director, Strategic Business Initiatives Unit, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. BILLING CODE 4163–18–P [FR Doc. 2021–00284 Filed 1–8–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP)—RFA–CK–21– 001, US Travelers Health Research, Surveillance, Communication, and Outreach Network; RFA–CK–21–002, Emerging Infections Network— Research for Preventing, Detecting, and Managing Travelers who Acquire Infectious Diseases Abroad; and RFA– CK–21–003, Monitoring Cause-specific School Absenteeism for Estimating Community-wide Influenza and SARSCoV–2 Transmission; Amended Notice of Meeting VerDate Sep<11>2014 Control and Prevention, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. 1975 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended, and the Determination of the Director, Strategic Business Initiatives Unit, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, CDC, pursuant to Public Law 92–463. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP)— RFA–PS–21–002, Implementation Research Consortium to Accelerate Impact of Health Department-Delivered HIV Prevention Activities. Date: March 23, 2021. Time: 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., EDT. Place: Teleconference, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Room 1080, 8 Corporate Square Boulevard, Atlanta, Georgia 30329–4027. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory Anderson, M.S., M.P.H., Scientific Review Officer, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mailstop US8–1, Atlanta, Georgia 30329–4027, (404) 718– 8833, ganderson@cdc.gov. The Director, Strategic Business Initiatives Unit, Office of the Chief PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended, and the Determination of the Director, Strategic Business Initiatives Unit, Office of the Chief Operating Officer, CDC, pursuant to Public Law 92–463. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP)— Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), PAR 20–280, Cooperative Research Agreements to the World Trade Center Health Program (U01); and RFA OH–21–004, Exploratory/ Developmental Grants Related to the World Trade Center Health Program (R21). Dates and Times: March 16–17, 2021, from 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., EDT; and March 18, 2021, from 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., EDT. Place: Virtual. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marilyn Ridenour, B.S.N., M.B.A., M.P.H., C.P.H., C.I.C., CAPT, USPHS, Scientific Review Officer, CDC, National E:\FR\FM\11JAN1.SGM 11JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 6 (Monday, January 11, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

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

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 extension of a previously approved information collection 
requirement concerning alternatives to Government-unique standards.

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 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://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: Jennifer Hawes, Procurement Analyst, 
at telephone 202-969-7386, or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    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 [email protected]. Please cite OMB

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Control No. 9000-0153, Alternatives to Government-Unique Standards.

William F. Clark,
Director, Office of Government-Wide Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-Wide Policy.
[FR Doc. 2021-00265 Filed 1-8-21; 8:45 am]
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