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Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Past Performance Information

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


Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance.


Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act the Regulatory Secretariat Division 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 past performance information.


Submit comments on or before January 20, 2015.


Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-0142, Past Performance Information, by any of the following methods:

  • Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching the OMB control number 9000-0142. Select the link “Comment Now” that corresponds with “Information Collection 9000-0142, Past Performance Information.” Follow the instructions provided on the screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and “Information Collection 9000-0142, Past Performance Information,” on your attached document.
  • Fax: 202-501-4067.
  • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405. ATTN: Ms. Flowers/IC 9000-0142, Past Performance Information.

Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite “Information Collection 9000-0142, Past Performance Information”, in all correspondence related to this collection. All comments received will be posted without change to, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided.

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Mr. Curtis E. Glover, Sr., Procurement Analyst, Acquisition Policy Division, at GSA 202-501-1448 or email

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A. Purpose

Past performance information regarding a contractor's actions under previously awarded contracts is relevant information for future source selection purposes. The information collection requirements at FAR 15.304 and 42.15 remains the same; however, the public burden has been adjusted downward. The estimated responses used to calculate the burden is based on the availability of data on FY 2014 awards from existing systems (FPDS and CPARS).

B. Annual Reporting Burden

a. Responses During Source Selection

Respondents: 27,734.

Responses per Respondent: 4.

Annual Responses: 110,936.

Hours per Response: 2.

Total Burden Hours: 221,872.

b. Responses in CPARS

Respondents: 177,396.

Responses per Respondent: 1.

Annual Responses: 177,396.

Hours per Response: 2.

Total Burden Hours: 354,792.

Total Annual Burden: 576,664 Hours.

C. Public Comments

Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202-501-4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0142, Past Performance Information, in all correspondence.

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Dated: November 12, 2014.

Edward Loeb,

Acting Director, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy.

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[FR Doc. 2014-27216 Filed 11-17-14; 8:45 am]