[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 66 (Thursday, April 4, 1996)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15056-15057]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-8282]



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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
[OMB Control No. 9000-0094]-


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Entitled Debarment and 
Suspension

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

ACTION: Notice of request for an extension to an existing OMB clearance 
(9000-0094).

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 
(44 U.S.C. 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat 
has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to 
review and approve an extension, coupled with a revision downward, of a 
currently approved information collection requirement concerning 
Debarment and Suspension. A request for public comments was published 
at 61 FR 3676, February 1, 1996. No comments were received.

DATES: Comment Due Date: May 6, 1996.

ADDRESSES: Comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect 
of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing 
this burden, should be submitted to: FAR Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10102, 
NEOB, Washington, DC 20503, and a copy to the General Services 
Administration, FAR Secretariat (MVRS), 18th & F Streets, NW., Room 
4037, Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0094, 
Debarment and Suspension, in all correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mr. Ralph De Stefano, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, GSA (202) 
501-1758.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose-

    The FAR requires contracts to be awarded to only those contractors 
determined to be responsible. Instances where a firm or its principals 
have been indicted, convicted, suspended, proposed for debarment, 
debarred, or had a contract terminated for default are critical factors 
to be considered by the contracting officer in making a responsibility 
determination. This certification would require the disclosure of this 
information.-

B. Annual Reporting Burden -

    Public reporting burden for this collection of information is 
estimated to average 30 minutes per subcontractor and 5 minutes per 
prime contractor per response, including the time for

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reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and 
maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the 
collection of information.-
    The annual reporting burden is estimated as follows: Respondents, 
1,100,000; responses per respondent, 1; total annual responses, 
1,100,000; preparation hours per response, 30 minutes/subcontractor, 5 
minutes/prime contractor; and total response burden hours, 91,667.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requester may obtain copies of 
justifications from the General Services Administration, FAR 
Secretariat (MVRS), Room 4037, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 
501-4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0094, Debarment and 
Suspension, in all correspondence.

    Dated: March 27, 1996.
Beverly Fayson,
FAR Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 96-8282 Filed 4-3-96; 8:45 am]
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