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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).


Notice of information collection


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).


All comments should be submitted within 30 calendar days from the date of this publication.


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, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for NASA.

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Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Frances Teel, NASA PRA Clearance Officer, NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW., Mail Code JF0000, Washington, DC 20546 or

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I. Abstract

This information collection helps to ensure that engineering changes to contracts are made quickly and at a fair and reasonable price. Proposals supporting such change orders contain detailed cost and engineering information. This information collection was formerly titled Contract Modifications, NASA FAR Supplement Part 18-43.

II. Method of Collection

NASA does not prescribe a format for submission, though most contractors have cost collection systems which are used for proposal preparation. NASA encourages the use of computer technology for preparing proposals and submission.

III. Data

Title: NFS 1843—Contract Modifications for Engineering Change Proposals.

OMB Number: 2700-0054.

Type of Review: Extension with change of a currently approved collection.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit institutions.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 200.

Estimated Time per Response: 30 hours.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,000 hours.

Estimated Total Annual Cost: $290,200.00.

IV. Request for Comments

Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of NASA, including whether the information collected has practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NASA's estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology.

Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection. They will also become a matter of public record.

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Frances Teel,

NASA PRA Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2014-13717 Filed 6-11-14; 8:45 am]