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 Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on July 9, 2012, vol. 77, no. 131, page 40403. 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 by October 19, 2012.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Kathy DePaepe at (405) 954-9362, or by email at: Kathy.A.DePaepe@faa.gov.
OMB Control Number: 2120-0595.
Title: FAA Acquisition Management System (FAAAMS).
Form Numbers: 85 forms available at http://fast.faa.gov/ProcurementToolboxForms.cfm.
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.
ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the attention of the Desk Officer, Department of Transportation/FAA, and sent via electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or faxed to (202) 395-6974, or mailed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503.
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 September 13, 2012.
Albert R. Spence,
FAA Assistant Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES-200.
[FR Doc. 2012-22996 Filed 9-18-12; 8:45 am]
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