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Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Service Contracting

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AGENCIES:

Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

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ACTION:

Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance (9000-0152).

SUMMARY:

Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Regulatory 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 collection requirement concerning service contracting. This OMB clearance expires on July 31, 2009.

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.

DATES:

Submit comments on or before June 23, 2009.

ADDRESSES:

Submit comments, including suggestions for reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. Warren Blankenship, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501-1900.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

This FAR requirement implements the statutory requirements of Sec. 834, Public Law 101-510, concerning uncompensated overtime. The coverage requires that offerors identify uncompensated overtime hours and the uncompensated overtime rate for direct charge Fair Labor Standards Act-exempt personnel. These overtime hours and rates are included in the offeror's proposals and their subcontractors' proposals for procurements valued at or above the simplified acquisition threshold. This permits Government contracting officers to ascertain cost realism of proposed labor rates for professional employees.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

Number of Respondents: 19,906.

Responses per Respondent: 1.

Annual Responses: 19,906.

Average Burden per Response: 30 minutes.

Total Burden Hours: 9,953.

Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0152, Service Contracting, in all correspondence.

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Dated: April 17, 2009.

Al Matera,

Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.

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[FR Doc. E9-9459 Filed 4-23-09; 8:45 am]

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