Antitrust Division, Department of Justice.
The Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, is submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
The Department of Justice encourages public comment and will accept input until December 23, 2019.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
If you have additional comments especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Sarah Oldfield, Deputy Chief Legal Advisor—Criminal, U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, 950 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room 3311, Washington, DC 20530 (email: email@example.com; telephone: 202-305-8915).
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Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points:
—Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, including whether the information will have practical utility;
—Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
—Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; and
—Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.
Overview of This Information Collection
1. Type of Information Collection: New collection.
2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Procurement Collusion Strike Force Complaint Form.
3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: There is no agency form number for this collection. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Antitrust Division.
4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary respondents will be individuals or households. The Procurement Collusion Strike Force (PCSF) complaint form facilitates reporting by the public of complaints, concerns, and tips regarding potential antitrust crimes affecting government procurement, grants, and program funding. Respondents will be able to complete and submit information electronically through the PCSF complaint form on the Antitrust Division's website.
5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 500 respondents annually and 30 minutes for an individual to respond.
6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 250 annual burden hours.
If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530.
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Dated: October 21, 2019.
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
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