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 236, Construction and Architect-Engineer Contracts, and associated clauses at 252.236; OMB Control Number 0704-0255.
Type of Request: Extension.
Number of Respondents: 3,117.
Responses Per Respondent: Approximately 1.Start Printed Page 6636
Annual Responses: 3,152.
Average Burden Per Response: 101 hours.
Annual Burden Hours: 318,295.
Needs and Uses: DoD contracting officers need this information to evaluate contractor proposals for contract modifications; to determine that a contractor has removed obstructions to navigation; to review contractor requests for payment for mobilization and preparatory work; to determine reasonableness of costs allocated to mobilization and demobilization; and to determine eligibility for the 20 percent evaluation preference for United States firms in the award of some overseas construction contracts.
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 20503.
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. 05-2384 Filed 2-7-05; 8:45 am]
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