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Notice of Request for Renewal of a Previously Approved Collection

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Office of the Secretary.




In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) intention to request extension of a previously approved information collection.


Comments on this notice must be received by October 14, 2003.


You may submit comments [identified by DOT DMS Docket Number OST-03-15856] by any of the following methods:

  • Web site: Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the DOT electronic docket site.
  • Fax 1-202-493-2251.
  • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building, Room PL-401, Washington, DC 20590-001.
  • Hand Delivery: Room PL-401 on the plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays.
  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to Follow the online instructions for submitting comments.

Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and docket number or Regulatory Identification Number (RIN) for this rulemaking. For detailed instructions on submitting comments and additional information on the rulemaking process, see the Public Participation heading of the Supplementary Information section of this document. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to including any personal information provided. Please see the Privacy Act heading under Regulatory Notes.

Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to at any time or to Room PL-401 on the plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays.

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Elaine Wheeler, Business Policy Division, M-61, Office of the Senior Procurement Executive, Office of the Secretary, (202) 366-4272. Refer to OMB Control Number 2105-0517

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Title: Transportation Acquisition Regulation 48 CFR Part 12.

OMB Control Number: 2105-0517.

Type of Request: Extension without change, of a previously approved collection.

Abstract: The requested extension of the approved control number covers the information and collection requirements contained in (TAR) 48 CFR Chapter 12 including forms F 4220.4, DOT F 4220.7, DOT F 4220.45, DOT F 4220.46, and Form DD882.

Respondents: Individuals or households and business or others for profit organizations

Estimated Number of Respondents: 11,531

Estimated Total Burden on Respondents: 37,115 hours

Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Department's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record.

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Issued in Washington, DC on August 7, 2003.

David J. Litman,

Senior Procurement Executive.

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[FR Doc. 03-20648 Filed 8-12-03; 8:45 am]