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Federal Register / Vol. 72, No.

72 / Monday, April 16, 2007 / Notices 18963

Rhonda Cundiff, Contract Policy comments on the proposed information
GENERAL SERVICES Division, GSA (202) 501–0044. collection requests as required by the
DATES: Interested persons are invited to
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND A. Purpose submit comments on or before June 15,
SPACE ADMINISTRATION In accordance with Federal 2007.
[OMB Control No. 9000–0006] Acquisition Regulation 19.702, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section
contractors receiving a contract for more 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of
Federal Acquisition Regulation; than the simplified acquisition 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires
Information Collection; Subcontracting threshold agree to have small business, that the Office of Management and
Plans/Subcontracting Report for small disadvantaged business, and Budget (OMB) provide interested
Individual Contracts (Standard Form women-owned small business, Federal agencies and the public an early
294) HUBZone small business, veteran- opportunity to comment on information
owned small business and service- collection requests. OMB may amend or
AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), disabled veteran-owned small business waive the requirement for public
General Services Administration (GSA), concerns participate in the performance consultation to the extent that public
and National Aeronautics and Space of the contract as far as practicable. participation in the approval process
Administration (NASA). Contractors receiving a contract or a would defeat the purpose of the
ACTION: Notice of request for public modification to a contract expected to information collection, violate State or
comments regarding an extension to an exceed $550,000 ($1,000,000 for Federal law, or substantially interfere
existing OMB clearance (9000–0006). construction) must submit a with any agency’s ability to perform its
subcontracting plan that provides statutory obligations. The IC Clearance
SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the maximum practicable opportunities for Official, Regulatory Information
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 the above named concerns. Specific Management Services, Office of
U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal elements required to be included in the Management, publishes that notice
Acquisition Regulation (FAR) plan are specified in section 8(d) of the containing proposed information
Secretariat will be submitting to the Small Business Act and implemented in collection requests prior to submission
Office of Management and Budget FAR Subpart 19.7. of these requests to OMB. Each
(OMB) a request to review and approve In conjunction with these plans, proposed information collection,
an extension of a currently approved contractors must submit semiannual grouped by office, contains the
information collection requirement reports of their progress on Standard following: (1) Type of review requested,
concerning subcontracting plans/ Form 294, Subcontracting Report for e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or
subcontracting report for individual Individual Contracts. reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of
contracts (Standard Form 294). The
B. Annual Reporting Burden the collection; (4) Description of the
clearance currently expires on August
need for, and proposed use of, the
31, 2007. Respondents: 4,253. information; (5) Respondents and
Public comments are particularly Responses Per Respondent: 3.44. frequency of collection; and (6)
invited on: Whether this collection of Total Responses: 14,622. Reporting and/or Recordkeeping
information is necessary for the proper Hours Per Response: 50.56 burden. OMB invites public comment.
performance of functions of the FAR, Total Burden Hours: 739,225. The Department of Education is
and whether it will have practical Obtaining Copies of Proposals: especially interested in public comment
utility; whether our estimate of the Requesters may obtain a copy of the addressing the following issues: (1) Is
public burden of this collection of information collection documents from this collection necessary to the proper
information is accurate, and based on the General Services Administration, functions of the Department; (2) will
valid assumptions and methodology; Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), Room this information be processed and used
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and 4035, 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate
clarity of the information to be DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. of burden accurate; (4) how might the
collected; and ways in which we can Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0006, Department enhance the quality, utility,
minimize the burden of the collection of Subcontracting Plans/Subcontracting and clarity of the information to be
information on those who are to Report for Individual Contracts collected; and (5) how might the
respond, through the use of appropriate (Standard Form 294), in all Department minimize the burden of this
technological collection techniques or correspondence. collection on the respondents, including
other forms of information technology. through the use of information
Dated: April 6, 2007
DATES: Comments may be submitted on technology.
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or before June 15, 2007.
Acting Director,Contract Policy Division Dated: April 9, 2007.
ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding
[FR Doc. 07–1861 Filed 4–13–07; 8:45 am] Angela C. Arrington,
this burden estimate or any other aspect
BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information
of this collection of information, Management Services, Office of Management.
including suggestions for reducing this
burden to the Regulatory Secretariat Office of Innovation and Improvement
(VIR), General Services Administration, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
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Type of Review: Reinstatement.

Room 4035, 1800 F Street, NW., Notice of Proposed Information Title: Credit Enhancement for Charter
Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Collection Requests School Facilities Performance Report.
Control No. 9000–0006, Subcontracting Frequency: Annually.
Plans/Subcontracting Report for AGENCY: Department of Education. Affected Public:
Individual Contracts (Standard Form SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, Not-for-profit institutions; State,
294), in all correspondence. Regulatory Information Management Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs.

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