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 March 10, 2005.
Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Part 239, Acquisition of Information Technology, and associated clauses at DFARS 252.39-7000 and 252.239-7006; OMB Control Number 0704-0341.
Type of Request: Extension.
Number of Respondents: 424.
Responses Per Respondent: Approximately 4.
Annual Responses: 1,571.
Average Burden Per Response: 1 hour (average).
Annual Burden Hours: 1,428.
Needs and Uses: This requirement provides for the collection of information from contractors regarding security of information technology; tariffs pertaining to telecommunications services; and proposals from common carriers to perform special construction under contracts for telecommunications services. Contracting officers and other DoD personnel use the information to ensure that information systems are protected; to participate in the establishment of tariffs for telecommunications services; and to establish reasonable prices for special construction by common carriers.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions.
Frequency: On occasion.
Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
OMB Desk Officer: Mr. Lewis Oleinick.
Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Mr. Oleinick at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC
DOD Clearance Officer: Ms. Patricia Toppings.
Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Toppings, WHS/ESCD/Information Management Division, 1225 South Clark Street, Suite 504, Arlington, VA 22202-4326.Start Signature
Dated: January 31, 2005.
Patricia L. Toppings,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 05-2383 Filed 2-7-05; 8:45 am]
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