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Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Small Business Electronic Capabilities Statement (SB-eCS)

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Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury.




The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to comment on the proposed information collections listed below, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.


Written comments must be received on or before January 24, 2020.


Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 8100, Washington, DC 20220, or email at

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Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Spencer W. Clark by emailing, calling (202) 927-5331, or viewing the entire information collection request at

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Title: Small Business Electronic Capabilities Statement (SB-eCS).

OMB Control Number: 1505-0220.

Type of Review: Reinstatement with change.

Description: The Electronic Capability Statement will be used by firms that wish to do business with the Department of the Treasury, The form will capture key information such as NAICS, contract and subcontract award information, and past performance. The information will be stored in a database. The database will be used by OSDBU, Treasury Acquisition staff and the Troubled Asset Relief Program to conduct research when searching for small businesses to perform on Treasury contracts.

Form: None.

Affected Public: All businesses who are interested in doing business with Treasury.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 537.

Frequency of Response: Once.

Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 537.

Estimated Time per Response: 30-45 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 403.

Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services required to provide information.

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Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.

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Dated: November 20, 2019.

Spencer W. Clark,

Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2019-25504 Filed 11-22-19; 8:45 am]