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Submission for OMB Review; Novation and Change-of-Name Agreements

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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 extension of a previously approved information collection requirements regarding improper business practices and personal conflicts of interest.

DATES:

Submit comments on or before May 17, 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 https://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 “9000-0076, Novation and Change-of-Name Agreements.” Comments received generally will be posted without change to https://www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check https://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:

Jennifer Hawes, Procurement Analyst, at telephone 202-969-7386, or jennifer.hawes@gsa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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

9000-0076, Novation and Change-of-Name Agreements.

B. Need and Uses

This clearance covers the information that contractors must submit to comply with the following requirements in Federal Acquisition Regulation subpart 42.12:

  • 42.1203(a), Written Request. If a contractor wishes the Government to recognize a successor in interest to its Start Printed Page 19892contracts or a name change, the contractor must submit a written request to the responsible contracting officer. The request is used to by the contracting officer to determine what additional supporting documentation should be submitted by the contractor and to determine what other contract administration offices should be notified of the contractor's request.
  • 42.1204(e) and (f), Novation Agreement. Pursuant to 42.1203(b)(1), upon request from the contracting officer, the contractor shall submit three signed copies of the proposed novation agreement, plus copies of the supporting documentation listed at 42.1204(e) and (f), as applicable. The documentation is used by the contracting officer to evaluate and, if appropriate, execute a proposed agreement for recognizing a third party as a successor in interest.
  • 42.1205(a), Change-of-Name Agreement. Pursuant to 42.1203(b)(1), upon request from the contracting officer, the contractor shall submit three signed copies of the proposed change-of-name agreement, plus copies of the supporting documentation listed at 42.1205(a), as applicable. The documentation is used by the contracting officer to evaluate and, if appropriate, execute a proposed agreement for recognizing a contractor's name change.

C. Annual Burden

Respondents: 1,515.

Total Annual Responses: 1,515.

Total Burden Hours: 2,701.

D. Public Comment

A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register at 86 FR 8017, on February 3, 2021. 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. 9000-0076, Novation and Change-of-Name Agreements.

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Janet Fry,

Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy.

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[FR Doc. 2021-07691 Filed 4-14-21; 8:45 am]

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