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Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Bankruptcy (FAR Subpart 42.9; 52.242-13)

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


Notice of request for comments regarding the extension of a previously existing OMB clearance.


Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, Regulatory Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning Bankruptcy. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 77 FR 73660, December 11, 2012. No comments were received.


Submit comments on or before August 19, 2013.


Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden, to: General Services Administration, FAR Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10102, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0108, Bankruptcy, in all correspondence.

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Curtis E. Glover, Sr., Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501-1448 or email

A. Purpose

Under statute, contractors may enter into bankruptcy which may have a significant impact on the contractor's ability to perform its Government contract. The Government often does not receive adequate and timely notice of this event. The clause at 52.242-13 requires contractors to notify the contracting officer within 5 days after the contractor enters into bankruptcy.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

Respondents: 790.

Responses per Respondent: 1.

Annual Responses: 790.

Hours per Response: 1.25.

Total Burden Hours: 988.

Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20405-0001, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0108, Bankruptcy, in all correspondence.

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Dated: July 15, 2013.

William Clark,

Acting Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy.

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[FR Doc. 2013-17390 Filed 7-18-13; 8:45 am]