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Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; DFARS Appendix F, Material Inspection and Receiving Report (OMB Control Number 0704-0248)

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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 April 30, 2011. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for three additional years.


DoD will consider all comments received by January 4, 2011.


You may submit comments, identified by OMB Control Number 0704-0248, using any of the following methods: Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting “OMB Control Number 0704-0248” under the heading “Enter keyword or ID” and selecting “Search.” Select the link “Submit a Comment” that corresponds with “OMB Control Number 0704-0248”. Follow the instructions provided at the “Submit a Comment” screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and “OMB Control Number 0704-0248” on your attached document.

E-mail: Include OMB Control Number 0704-0248 in the subject line of the message.

Fax: 703-602-0350.

Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Mary Overstreet, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B855, Washington, DC 20301-3060.

Comments received generally will be posted without change to, including any personal information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment, please check approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting, except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail.

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Ms. Mary Overstreet, 703-602-0311. The information collection requirements addressed in this notice are available on the World Wide Web at:

Paper copies are available from Ms. Mary Overstreet, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B855, Washington, DC 20301-3060.

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Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Appendix F, Material Inspection and Receiving Report; DD Form 250, DD Form 250c, DD form 250-1; OMB Control Number 0704-0248.

Needs and Uses: The collection of this information is necessary to process the shipping and receipt of materials and payment to contractors under DoD contracts.

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

Annual Burden Hours: 166,528.

Number of Respondents: 21,220.

Responses per Respondent: Approximately 190.

Annual Responses: 4,036,000.

Average Burden per Response: About 2.5 minutes.

Frequency: On occasion.

Summary of Information Collection

This information collection includes the requirements of DFARS Appendix F, Material Inspection and Receiving Report; the related clause at DFARS 252.246-7000, Material Inspection and Receiving Report; and DD Forms 250, 250c, and 250-1. The clause at DFARS 252.246-7000 is used in contracts that require separate and distinct deliverables. The clause requires the contractor to prepare and furnish to the Government a material inspection and receiving report (DD Form 250) in a manner and to the extent required by DFARS Appendix F. The contractor submits the information by using the Wide Area WorkFlow electronic form. The information is required for material inspection and acceptance, shipping, and payment.

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Ynette R. Shelkin,

Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.

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[FR Doc. 2010-28030 Filed 11-4-10; 8:45 am]