Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Contractor Cumulative Claim and Reconciliation (Renewal), 18975 [2021-07403]

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Dated: April 6, 2021. Nathaniel J. Davis, Sr., Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–07438 Filed 4–9–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OARM–2018–0124; FRL–10022– 03–OMS] Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; Contractor Cumulative Claim and Reconciliation (Renewal) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to submit an information collection request (ICR), ‘‘Contractor Cumulative Claim and Reconciliation (Renewal)’’ (EPA ICR No. 0246.14, OMB Control No. 2030–0016) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). Before doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below. This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through December 30, 2021. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:37 Apr 09, 2021 Jkt 253001 Comments must be submitted on or before June 11, 2021. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA–HQ– OARM–2018–0124 online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), by email to oei.docket@ epa.gov, or by mail to: EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460. EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes profanity, threats, information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Valentino, Policy Training and Oversight Division, Office of Acquisition Solutions (3802R), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 564– 4522; email address: valentino.thomas@ epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Supporting documents which explain in detail the information that the EPA will be collecting are available in the public docket for this ICR. The docket can be viewed online at www.regulations.gov or in person at the EPA Docket Center, WJC West, Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC. The telephone number for the Docket Center is 202–566–1744. For additional information about EPA’s public docket, visit http://www.epa.gov/dockets. Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, EPA is soliciting comments and information to enable it to: (i) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (ii) evaluate the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (iii) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (iv) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. EPA will consider the comments received and amend the ICR DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 18975 as appropriate. The final ICR package will then be submitted to OMB for review and approval. At that time, EPA will issue another Federal Register notice to announce the submission of the ICR to OMB and the opportunity to submit additional comments to OMB. Abstract: All contractors who have completed an EPA cost-reimbursement type contract will be required to submit EPA Form 1900–10. EPA Form 1900–10 summarizes all costs incurred in performance of the contract and sets forth the final indirect rates. This form is reviewed by the contracting officer to determine the final costs reimbursable to the contractor. The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.216–7 states that the Government will pay only the costs determined to be allowable by the contracting officer in accordance with FAR Subpart 31.2. Furthermore, FAR 52.216–7 states that indirect cost rates shall be established for each fiscal year at the close of a contractor’s fiscal year. EPA Form 1900–10 summarizes this information for the entire contract period and provides a basis for cost review by contracting, finance, and audit personnel. In addition, FAR 4.804–5 mandates that the office administering the contract shall ensure that the costs and indirect cost rates are settled. Form numbers: EPA Form 1900–10. Respondents/affected entities: All contractors who have completed an EPA cost-reimbursement type contract. Respondent’s obligation to respond: Mandatory (FAR 52.216–7). Estimated number of respondents: 5 (total). Frequency of response: Once, at the end of the contract. Total estimated burden: 31.5 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 5 CFR 1320.03(b). Total estimated cost: $4,730.40 (per year), includes $0 annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs. Changes in estimates: There is no change in the hours in the total estimated respondent burden compared with the ICR currently approved by OMB. Kimberly Patrick, Director, Office of Acquisition Solutions. [FR Doc. 2021–07403 Filed 4–9–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OARM-2018-0124; FRL-10022-03-OMS]


Proposed Information Collection Request; Comment Request; 
Contractor Cumulative Claim and Reconciliation (Renewal)

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to submit an 
information collection request (ICR), ``Contractor Cumulative Claim and 
Reconciliation (Renewal)'' (EPA ICR No. 0246.14, OMB Control No. 2030-
0016) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and 
approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). Before 
doing so, EPA is soliciting public comments on specific aspects of the 
proposed information collection as described below. This is a proposed 
extension of the ICR, which is currently approved through December 30, 
2021. An Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before June 11, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OARM-
2018-0124 online using www.regulations.gov (our preferred method), by 
email to [email protected], or by mail to: EPA Docket Center, 
Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 28221T, 1200 Pennsylvania 
Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460.
    EPA's policy is that all comments received will be included in the 
public docket without change including any personal information 
provided, unless the comment includes profanity, threats, information 
claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other 
information whose disclosure is restricted by statute.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Valentino, Policy Training and 
Oversight Division, Office of Acquisition Solutions (3802R), 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, 
DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 564-4522; email address: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Supporting documents which explain in detail 
the information that the EPA will be collecting are available in the 
public docket for this ICR. The docket can be viewed online at 
www.regulations.gov or in person at the EPA Docket Center, WJC West, 
Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC. The telephone 
number for the Docket Center is 202-566-1744. For additional 
information about EPA's public docket, visit http://www.epa.gov/dockets.
    Pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, EPA is soliciting 
comments and information to enable it to: (i) Evaluate whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the 
information will have practical utility; (ii) evaluate the accuracy of 
the Agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used; (iii) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (iv) minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on those who are to respond, including 
through the use of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or 
other technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. EPA 
will consider the comments received and amend the ICR as appropriate. 
The final ICR package will then be submitted to OMB for review and 
approval. At that time, EPA will issue another Federal Register notice 
to announce the submission of the ICR to OMB and the opportunity to 
submit additional comments to OMB.
    Abstract: All contractors who have completed an EPA cost-
reimbursement type contract will be required to submit EPA Form 1900-
10. EPA Form 1900-10 summarizes all costs incurred in performance of 
the contract and sets forth the final indirect rates. This form is 
reviewed by the contracting officer to determine the final costs 
reimbursable to the contractor. The Federal Acquisition Regulation 
(FAR) 52.216-7 states that the Government will pay only the costs 
determined to be allowable by the contracting officer in accordance 
with FAR Subpart 31.2. Furthermore, FAR 52.216-7 states that indirect 
cost rates shall be established for each fiscal year at the close of a 
contractor's fiscal year. EPA Form 1900-10 summarizes this information 
for the entire contract period and provides a basis for cost review by 
contracting, finance, and audit personnel. In addition, FAR 4.804-5 
mandates that the office administering the contract shall ensure that 
the costs and indirect cost rates are settled.
    Form numbers: EPA Form 1900-10.
    Respondents/affected entities: All contractors who have completed 
an EPA cost-reimbursement type contract.
    Respondent's obligation to respond: Mandatory (FAR 52.216-7).
    Estimated number of respondents: 5 (total).
    Frequency of response: Once, at the end of the contract.
    Total estimated burden: 31.5 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 
5 CFR 1320.03(b).
    Total estimated cost: $4,730.40 (per year), includes $0 annualized 
capital or operation & maintenance costs.
    Changes in estimates: There is no change in the hours in the total 
estimated respondent burden compared with the ICR currently approved by 
OMB.

Kimberly Patrick,
Director, Office of Acquisition Solutions.
[FR Doc. 2021-07403 Filed 4-9-21; 8:45 am]
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