Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance (9000-0141).
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information requirement concerning Buy American Act—Construction (Grimberg Decision). A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 14780, March 19, 2008. No comments were received.
Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Submit comments on or before July 31, 2008.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Ms. Meredith Murphy, Contract Policy Division, GSA, at (202) 208-6925.End Further Info
Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to: FAR Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10102, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503, and a copy to the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405.End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The clauses at FAR 52.225-9, Buy American Act—Construction Materials, and FAR 52.225-11, Buy American Act—Construction Materials under Trade Agreements, prove that offerors/contractors requesting to use foreign construction material, other than construction material eligible under a trade agreement shall provide adequate information for Government evaluation of the request. These regulations implement the Buy American Act for construction (41 U.S.C. 10a - 10d).
B. Annual Reporting Burden
Responses Per Respondent: 2.
Annual Responses: 1,000.
Hours Per Response: 2.5.
Total Burden Hours: 2,500.
Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VPR), Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0141, Buy American Act—Construction (Grimberg Decision) in all correspondence.Start Signature
Dated: May 20, 2008.
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. E8-14870 Filed 6-30-08; 8:45 am]
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