Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 234 and Related Clause, Earned Value Management System, 16708 [2021-06569]

Download as PDF 16708 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 60 / Wednesday, March 31, 2021 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [Docket Number DARS–2021–0007; OMB Control Number 0704–0479] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 234 and Related Clause, Earned Value Management System Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension of an approved information collection requirement. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection requirement for use through July 31, 2021. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for three additional years. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by June 1, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0479, using any of the following methods: Æ Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Æ Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0479 in the subject line of the message. Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Heather Kitchens, OUSD(A&S)DPC(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B938, Washington, DC 20301–3060. Comments received generally will be posted without change to https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Mar 30, 2021 Jkt 253001 Ms. Heather Kitchens, 571–372–6104. Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 234 and related clause at 252.234–7002, Earned Value Management System; OMB Control Number 0704–0479. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit entities. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. Number of Respondents: 10. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 10. Average Burden per Response: 676 hours. Annual Response Burden Hours: 6,760. Needs and Uses: DFARS clause 252.242–7005, Contractor Business Systems, requires contractors to respond to written determinations of significant deficiencies in the contractor’s business systems as defined in the clause. The information contractors are required to submit in response to findings of significant deficiencies in their accounting system, estimating system, material management and accounting system, and purchasing system has previously been approved by the Office of Management and Budget. This request specifically addresses information required by DFARS clause 252.234–7002, Earned Value Management System, which requires contractors to respond in writing to initial and final determinations of significant deficiencies in the contractor’s earned value management system. The requirements apply to entities that are contractually required to maintain an earned value management system. DoD needs this information to document actions to correct significant deficiencies in contractor business systems. DoD contracting officers use the information to mitigate the risk of unallowable and unreasonable costs being charged on government contracts. Jennifer D. Johnson, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2021–06569 Filed 3–30–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–ep–P PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket Number DARS–2021–0008; OMB Control Number 0704–0255] Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Construction and Architect-Engineer Contracts Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension of an approved information collection requirement. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement, and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection requirement for use through July 21, 2021. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for an additional three years. DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by June 1, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704–0255, using any of the following methods: Æ Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Æ Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include OMB Control Number 0704–0255 in the subject line of the message. Æ Fax: 571–372–6094. Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Barbara J. Trujillo, OUSD(A&S)DPC/DARS, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B938, Washington, DC 20301–3060. Comments received generally will be posted without change to https:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket Number DARS-2021-0007; OMB Control Number 0704-0479]


Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition 
Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 234 and Related Clause, Earned Value 
Management System

AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense 
(DoD).

ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension 
of an approved information collection requirement.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DoD 
announces the proposed extension of a public information collection 
requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD 
invites comments on: Whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of 
the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways 
to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information 
collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection 
requirement for use through July 31, 2021. DoD proposes that OMB extend 
its approval for three additional years.

DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by June 1, 2021.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 
0704-0479, using any of the following methods:
    [cir] Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    [cir] Email: [email protected]. Include OMB Control Number 0704-
0479 in the subject line of the message.
    [cir] Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. 
Heather Kitchens, OUSD(A&S)DPC(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 
3B938, Washington, DC 20301-3060.
    Comments received generally will be posted without change to 
https://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information 
provided.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Heather Kitchens, 571-372-6104.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation 
Supplement (DFARS) Part 234 and related clause at 252.234-7002, Earned 
Value Management System; OMB Control Number 0704-0479.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit entities.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    Reporting Frequency: On occasion.
    Number of Respondents: 10.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 10.
    Average Burden per Response: 676 hours.
    Annual Response Burden Hours: 6,760.
    Needs and Uses: DFARS clause 252.242-7005, Contractor Business 
Systems, requires contractors to respond to written determinations of 
significant deficiencies in the contractor's business systems as 
defined in the clause. The information contractors are required to 
submit in response to findings of significant deficiencies in their 
accounting system, estimating system, material management and 
accounting system, and purchasing system has previously been approved 
by the Office of Management and Budget. This request specifically 
addresses information required by DFARS clause 252.234-7002, Earned 
Value Management System, which requires contractors to respond in 
writing to initial and final determinations of significant deficiencies 
in the contractor's earned value management system. The requirements 
apply to entities that are contractually required to maintain an earned 
value management system. DoD needs this information to document actions 
to correct significant deficiencies in contractor business systems. DoD 
contracting officers use the information to mitigate the risk of 
unallowable and unreasonable costs being charged on government 
contracts.

Jennifer D. Johnson,
Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2021-06569 Filed 3-30-21; 8:45 am]
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