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Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Provision of Information to Cooperative Agreement Holders (OMB Control Number 0704-0286)

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Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD).


Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension of an approved information collection requirement.


In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection requirement for use through September 30, 2007. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for 3 additional years.


DoD will consider all comments received by July 23, 2007.


You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704-0286, using any of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
  • E-mail: Include OMB Control Number 0704-0286 in the subject line of the message.
  • Fax: (703) 602-7887.
  • Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Mr. Gary Delaney, OUSD (AT&L) DPAP (DARS), IMD 3C132, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3062.
  • Hand Delivery/Courier: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Crystal Start Printed Page 28691Square 4, Suite 200A, 241 18th Street, Arlington, VA 22202-3402.

Comments received generally will be posted without change to, including any personal information provided.

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Mr. Gary Delaney, (703) 602-8384. The information collection requirements addressed in this notice are available on the World Wide Web at:​dpap/​dars/​dfars/​index.htm. Paper copies are available from Mr. Gary Delaney, OUSD (AT&L) DPAP (DARS), IMD 3C132, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3062.

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Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Subpart 205.4, Release of Information, and the associated clause at DFARS 252.205-7000, Provision of Information to Cooperative Agreement Holders; OMB Control Number 0704-0286.

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.

Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit and not-for-profit institutions.

Annual Burden Hours: 7,247.

Number of Respondents: 6,588.

Responses per Respondent: 1.

Annual Responses: 6,588.

Average Burden per Response: 1.1 hours.

Frequency: On occasion.

Summary of Information Collection

DFARS Subpart 205.4 and the clause at DFARS 252.205-7000 require DoD contractors with contracts exceeding $1,000,000 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 of each employee or office. The contractor need not provide the list to a particular cooperative agreement holder more frequently than once a year.

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Michele P. Peterson,

Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.

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[FR Doc. E7-9748 Filed 5-21-07; 8:45 am]