Office of Acquisition Policy, General Services Administration (GSA).
Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance.
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Start Printed Page 20160Regulatory Secretariat Division 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 of GSA Form 1142, Release of Claims, regarding final payment under construction and building services contract.
Submit comments on or before: June 15, 2021.
Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to: http://www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching for Information Collection 3090-0080. Select the link “Comment Now” that corresponds with “Information Collection 3090-0080, Contract Financing Final Payment; GSA Form 1142, Release of Claims”. Follow the instructions provided at the “Submit a Comment” screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and “Information Collection 3090-0080, Contract Financing Final Payment; GSA Form 1142, Release of Claims” on your attached document. If your comment cannot be submitted using https://www.regulations.gov, call or email the points of contact in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document for alternate instructions.
Instructions: 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.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Bryon Boyer, Procurement Analyst, Office of Governmentwide Policy, by phone at 817-850-5580 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) clause 552.232-72 requires construction and building services contractors to submit a release of claims before final payment is made to ensure contractors are paid in accordance with their contract requirements and for work performed. GSA Form 1142, Release of Claims is used to achieve uniformity and consistency in the release of claims process.
B. Annual Reporting Burden
Responses per Respondent: 1.
Annual Responses: 1,330.
Hours per Response: 0.10.
Total Burden Hours: 133.
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 Regulatory Secretariat Division by calling 202-501-4755 or emailing GSARegSec@gsa.gov.
Please cite OMB Control No. 3090-0080; Contract Financing Final Payment, GSA Form 1142, Release of Claims, in all correspondence.
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Jeffrey A. Koses,
Senior Procurement Executive, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy.
[FR Doc. 2021-07806 Filed 4-15-21; 8:45 am]
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