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Submission for OMB Review; Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data

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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a revision and renewal of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding certified cost or pricing data and data other than certified cost or pricing data.

DATES:

Submit comments on or before February 10, 2021.

ADDRESSES:

Written comments and recommendations for this information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/​public/​do/​PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting “Currently under Review—Open for Public Comments” or by using the search function.

Additionally, submit a copy to GSA through http://www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions on the site. This website provides the ability to type short comments directly into the comment field or attach a file for lengthier comments.

Instructions: All items submitted must cite OMB Control No. 9000-0013, Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check www.regulations.gov, approximately two-to-three days after submission to verify posting. If there are difficulties submitting comments, contact the GSA Regulatory Secretariat Division at 202-501-4755 or GSARegSec@gsa.gov.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Zenaida Delgado, Procurement Analyst, at telephone 202-969-7207, or zenaida.delgado@gsa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. OMB Control Number, Title, and Any Associated Form(s)

9000-0013, Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data.

B. Need and Uses

The Truth in Negotiations Act, 10 U.S.C. 2306a and 41 U.S.C. 3502, requires the Government to obtain certified cost or pricing data from contractors prior to the award of certain contract actions. Contractors may be exempt from this requirement under certain conditions. This clearance covers the information that contractors must submit to comply with the following Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requirements:

a. 52.214-28, Subcontractor Certified Cost or Pricing Data—Modifications—Sealed Bidding. When contracting by sealed bidding, this clause requires contractors to require subcontractors to submit certified cost or pricing data for a modification involving aggregate increases and/or decreases in costs, plus applicable profits, expected to exceed the threshold for submission of certified cost or pricing data at FAR 15.403-4(a)(1).

b. 52.215-12, Subcontractor Certified Cost or Pricing Data. When contracting Start Printed Page 1974by negotiation, this clause requires contractors to require subcontractors to submit certified cost or pricing data.

c. 52.215-13, Subcontractor Certified Cost or Pricing Data—Modifications. When contracting by negotiation, this clause requires contractors to require subcontractors to submit certified cost or pricing data for a modification involving a pricing adjustment expected to exceed the threshold for submission of certified cost or pricing data at FAR 15.403-4(a)(1).

d. 52.215-20, Requirements for Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data. When contracting by negotiation, this provision requires offerors, if not granted an exception, to prepare and submit certified cost or pricing data, data other than certified cost or pricing data, and supporting attachments in accordance with the instructions contained in Table 15-2 of FAR 15.408, unless the contracting officer and the contractor agree to a different format.

e. 52.215-21, Requirements for Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data—Modifications. When contracting by negotiation, this clause requires contractors, if not granted an exception, to submit, for a modification or price adjustment expected to exceed the threshold set forth at FAR 15.403-4(a)(1), certified cost or pricing data, data other than certified cost or pricing data, and supporting attachments in accordance with the instructions contained in Table 15-2 of FAR 15.408, unless the contracting officer and the contractor agree to a different format.

Certified cost or pricing data is used by agencies to assure that contract prices and any subsequent contract modifications are fair and reasonable.

C. Annual Burden

Respondents: 28,399.

Annual Responses: 148,094.

Total Burden Hours: 9,160,160.

D. Public Comment

A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register at 85 FR 71077, on November 6, 2020. No comments were received.

Obtaining Copies: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the GSA Regulatory Secretariat Division by calling 202-501-4755 or emailing GSARegSec@gsa.gov. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0013, Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data.

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William F. Clark,

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

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[FR Doc. 2021-00264 Filed 1-8-21; 8:45 am]

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