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Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: FAA Acquisition Management System (FAAAMS)

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Notice and request for comments.


In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The FAA Acquisition Management System establishes policies and internal procedures for FAA acquisition. The information collection is necessary to solicit, award, and administer contracts for supplies, equipment, services, facilities, and real property to fulfill FAA's mission.


Written comments should be submitted September 7, 2012.


Kathy DePaepe at (405) 954-9362, or by email at:


OMB Control Number: 2120-0595.

Title: FAA Acquisition Management System (FAAAMS).

Form Numbers: 85 forms available at

Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection.

Background: Section 348 of Public Law 104-50 directed FAA to establish an acquisition system. The information collection is carried out as an integral part of FAA's acquisition process. Various portions of the AMS describe information needed from vendors seeking or already doing business with FAA. FAA contracting offices collect the information to plan, solicit, award, administer and close individual contracts. The FAA small business office collects information to promote and increase small business participation in FAA contracts.

Respondents: Approximately 15,298 vendors.

Frequency: Data is collected on occasion.

Estimated Average Burden per Response: 7.5 hours.

Estimated Total Annual Burden: 2,000,719 hours.


Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Ms. Kathy DePaepe, Room 126B, Federal Aviation Administration, AES-200, 6500 S. MacArthur Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73169.

Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for FAA's performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this information collection.

Issued in Washington, DC, on July 2, 2012.

Albert R. Spence,

FAA Assistant Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES-200.

[FR Doc. 2012-16707 Filed 7-6-12; 8:45 am]