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).
Consideration will be given to all comments received by August 18, 2004.
Title and OMB Number: Defense Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 205, Publicizing Contract Actions, and DFARS 252.205-7000, Provision of Information to Cooperative Agreement Holders; OMB Number 0704-0286.
Type of Request: Revision.
Number of Respondents: 1.
Responses Per Respondent: 1.
Annual Responses: 7,957.
Average Burden Per Response: 1.1 hour.
Annual Burden Hours: 8,753.
Needs and Uses: This information collection requires DoD contractors to provide information to cooperative agreement holders regarding employees or offices that are responsible for entering into subcontracts under DoD contracts. Cooperative agreement holders furnish procurement technical assistance to business entities within specified geographic areas. This policy implements 10 U.S.C. 2416. DFARS Subpart 205.4 and the clause at DFARS 252.205-7000 require DoD contractors with contracts exceeding $500,000 to provide to cooperative agreement holders, upon their request, a list of those appropriate employees or offices responsible for entering into subcontracts under DoD contracts. The list must include the business address, telephone number, and area of responsibility for each employee or office. The contractor need not provide the list to a particular cooperative agreement holder more frequently than once a year.
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: 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 South Clark Street, Suite 504, Arlington, VA 22202-4326.Start Signature
Dated: July 13, 2004.
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 04-16258 Filed 7-16-04; 8:45 am]
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