The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the Start Printed Page 29294following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Supplement Part 219, Small Business Programs and Associated Causes at 252.219; OMB Number 0704-0386.
Type of Request: Extension.
Number of Respondents: 41.
Responses per respondent: 1.
Annual Responses: 41.
Average Burden Per Response: 1 hour.
Annual Burden Hours: 41.
Needs and Uses: This collection of information is necessary to implement the reporting requirements of the acquisition-related sections of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 631, et seq.) and the applicable sections of the Armed Services Procurement Act (10 U.S.C. 2302, et seq.). DFARS 219.704 and the clause at DFARS 252.219-7003, Small, Small Disadvantaged and Women-Owned Small Business Subcontracting Plan (DoD Contracts), require prime contractors to notify the administrative contracting officer of any substitution of firms that are not small, small disadvantaged, or women-owned small businesses for the firms listed in those subcontracting plans that specifically identify small, small disadvantaged, and women-owned small businesses. Notifications must be in writing and may be submitted in a contractor-specified format.
Affected Public: Business or Other For-Profit; Not-For-Profit Institutions.
Frequency: On Occasion.
Respondent's Obligation: Required to Obtain or Retain Benefits.
OMB Desk Officer: Mr. David M. Pritzker. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Mr. Pritzker at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, 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: May 22, 2001.
Patricia L. Toppings,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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