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Submission to OMB for Review; General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Contract Administration, Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308)

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AGENCY:

Office of Acquisition Policy, General Services Administraton (GSA).

ACTION:

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

SUMMARY:

Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the General Services Administration 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 regarding contract administration and quality assurance. A notice published in the Federal Register at 80 FR 13003 on March 12, 2015. No comments were received.

DATES:

Submit comments on or before: July 16, 2015.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Dana Munson, Procurement Analyst, General Services Acquisition Policy Division, at 202-357-9652 or via email to dana.munson@gsa.gov.

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ADDRESSES:

Submit comments identified by Information Collection 3090-0027, Contract Administration and Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308), by any of the following methods:

  • Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching the OMB Control number 3090-0027. Select the link “Comment Now” that corresponds with “Information Collection 3090-0027, Contract Administration and Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308)”. Follow the instructions on the screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and “Information Collection 3090-0027, Contract Administration and Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308)”, on your attached document.
  • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20406. ATTN: Ms. Flowers/IC 3090-0027, Contract Administration and Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308).

Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 3090-0027, Contract Administration and Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308), in all correspondence related to this collection. All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

Under certain contracts, because of reliance on contractor inspection in lieu of Government inspection, GSA's Federal Acquisition Service requires documentation from its contractors to effectively monitor contractor Start Printed Page 34435performance and ensure that it will be able to take timely action should that performance be deficient.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

Based on current research, the number of respondents and estimated average response time per respondent for GSA form 308 is adjusted to more accurately reflect current review and response times. This adjustment also affects the total number of estimated hours, the estimated annualized cost to the public, and the estimated annualized cost to the government.

Respondents: 4,604.

Responses per Respondent: 24.

Total Responses: 110,496

Hours per Response: .17.

Total Burden Hours: 18,785.

C. Public Comments

Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary 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; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected.

Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20406, telephone 202-501-4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 3090-0027, Contract Administration, Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308), in all correspondence.

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Dated: June 11, 2015.

Jeffrey A. Koses,

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

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[FR Doc. 2015-14722 Filed 6-15-15; 8:45 am]

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