Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Buy American Act-Construction
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information requirement concerning Buy American ActConstruction (Grimberg Decision). A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 22650, May 2, 2005. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Pub. L. 104-164 dated 21 July 1996.
Continuing Collection; Comment Request
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) announces the extension of a currently approved collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Notice of the Defense Acquisition Performance Assessment Project-Open/Closed Meeting-Correction
The Defense Acquisition Performance Assessment Project published an Open Meeting notice in the Federal Register of June 23, 2005. Notice is amended to reflect the addition of a closed meeting session following the morning's 9 a.m.-12 p.m. open meeting session on July 15, 2005. The closed session will be held from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. In accordance with Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, as amended, it has been determined that the Project's meeting in the afternoon concerns matters deemed confidential and/or proprietary in nature pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4) and will be closed to the public.