Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), DoD.
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's 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 through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Consideration will be given to all comments received by July 28, 2014.
You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods:
Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350-3100.
Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.
Any associated form(s) for this collection may be located within this same electronic docket and downloaded for review/testing. Follow the instructions at http://www.regulations.gov for submitting comments. Please submit comments on any given form identified by docket number, form number, and title.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Office of Small Business Programs (DTRA/B), 8725 John J. Kingman Road MSC 6201, Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060-6201, or call (703) 767-7889, or email BusinessRelations@dtra.mil.
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Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: DTRA Industry Partner Questionnaire; OMB Control Number 0704-0442.
Needs and Uses: This information collection instrument will allow DTRA to benchmark our contract relationships and request best practices from our industry partners via an electronic questionnaire. Further, the questionnaire will result in more constructive agendas for subsequent DTRA industry outreach conferences.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; not-for-profit institutions.
Annual Burden Hours: 70 hours.
Number of Respondents: 209.
Responses per Respondent: 1.
Total Annual Responses: 209.
Average Burden per Response: 20 minutes.
Frequency: On Occasion.
Respondents are small businesses, large businesses, and universities that have received DTRA contract awards greater than $100,000 since October 1, 2002, major Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) subcontractors, and vendors that have bid unsuccessfully on DTRA contracts greater than $100,000 since October 1, 2002. DTRA plans to utilize this survey information in subsequent business process reengineering initiatives which leverage our industry partnerships to better support the warfighter. Further, DTRA is required under the Defense Start Printed Page 30559Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to maintain an active industry outreach program. DTRA plans to use the survey results to develop constructive agendas for subsequent outreach conferences with our contractor community.
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Dated: May 22, 2014.
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2014-12264 Filed 5-27-14; 8:45 am]
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