Defense Acquisition Regulations System, DoD.
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35).
Consideration will be given to all comments received by November 7, 2014.
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Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) part 247, Transportation, and related clauses at 252.247; DD Form 1659, Application for U.S. Government Shipping Documentation/Instructions; OMB Control Number 0704-0245.
Type of Request: Extension.
Number of Respondents: 250,000.
Responses per Respondent: Approximately 1.67.
Annual Responses: 417,341.
Average Burden per Response: Approximately .4 hours.
Annual Burden Hours: 166,420.
Needs and Uses: DoD contracting officers use this information to verify that prospective contractors have adequate insurance prior to award of stevedoring contracts; to provide appropriate price adjustments to stevedoring contracts; to assist the Maritime Administration in monitoring compliance with requirements for use of U.S.-flag vessels in accordance with the Cargo Preference Act of 1904 (10 U.S.C. 2631); and to provide appropriate and timely shipping documentation/instructions to contractors.
Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit entities and not-for-profit institutions.
Frequency: On occasion.
OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jasmeet Seehra.
Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Seehra at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.
You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following method:
Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number, and title for the Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other public 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 provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check http://www.regulations.gov approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting (except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail).
DoD Public Collections Clearance Officer: Mr. Frederick C. Licari.
Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Mr. Licari at: Publication Collections Program, WHS/ESD Information Management Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive, 2nd Floor, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350-3100.
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Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2014-24015 Filed 10-7-14; 8:45 am]
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