The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Title, Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 225, Foreign Acquisition and Related Clauses at Part 252.225; DD Form 2139; OMB Number 0704-0229.
Type of Request: Extension.
Number of Respondents: 31,347.
Responses Per Respondent: 7.
Annual Responses: 223,942.
Average Burden Per Response: 1.6 hours (average).Start Printed Page 9825
Annual Burden Hours: 374,268 (74,173 reporting hours; 300,095 recordkeeping hours).
Needs and Uses: DoD needs this information to ensure compliance with restrictions on the acquisition of foreign products imposed to statute or policy to protect the industrial base; to ensure compliance with U.S. trade agreements and memoranda of understanding that promote reciprocal trade with U.S. allies; and to prepare reports for submission to the Department of Commerce on the Balance of Payments.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
Frequency: On occasion.
Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
OMB Desk Officer: Mr. Lewis W. Oleinick.
Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Mr. Oleinick at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD (Acquisition), Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.
DOD Clearance Officer: Mr. Robert Cushing.
Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Mr. Cushing, WHS/DIOR, 1215 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 1204, Arlington, VA 22202-4302.Start Signature
Dated: January 30, 2001.
Patricia L. Toppings,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 01-3498 Filed 2-9-01; 8:45 am]
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