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).
Consideration will be given to all comments received by April 29, 2004.
Title, Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement Part 225, Foreign Acquisition, and Related Clauses at 252.225; DD Form 2139; OMB Number 0704-0229.
Type of Request: Extension.
Number of Respondents: 22,415.
Responses Per Respondent: 7 (approximate).
Annual Responses: 165,134.
Average Burden Per Response: 0.32 hours.
Annual Burden Hours: 352,380.
Needs and Uses: DoD needs this information to ensure compliance with restrictions on the acquisition of foreign products imposed by 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. Summaries of the related clauses were published on November 26, 2003, at 68 FR 66403.
Affected Public: Business or Other For Profit.
Frequency: On Occasion.
Respondent's Obligation: Required to Obtain or Retain Benefits.
OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jacqueline Zeiher.
Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Zeiher 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/ESCD/Information Management Division, 1225 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 504, Arlington, VA 22202-4326.Start Signature
Dated: March 24, 2004.
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 04-7045 Filed 3-29-04; 8:45 am]
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