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 October 8, 2004.
Title, Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 204, administrative matters, and related clauses at DFARS 252.204; DD Form 2051, Request for Assignment of a Start Printed Page 54272Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code, and DD Form 2051-1, Request for Information/Verification of Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Code; OMB control number 0704-0225.
Type of Request: Extension.
Number of Respondents: 32,240.
Responses Per Respondent: 1.
Annual Responses: 32,240.
Average Burden Per Response: 61 hours.
Annual Burden Hours: 19,624.
Needs and Uses: DoD uses this information to control unclassified contract data that is sensitive and inappropriate for release to the public; and to facilitate data exchange among automated systems for contract award administration, and contract payment by assigning a unique code to each DoD contractor.
Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and 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: August 31, 2004.
Patricia L. Toppings,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 04-20317 Filed 9-7-04; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 5001-06-M