[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 141 (Monday, July 23, 2012)]
[Pages 43077-43078]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-17834]





[Docket 2012-0076; Sequence 45; OMB Control No. 9000-0082]

Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Economic 
Purchase Quantity--Supplies

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

ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to 
an existing OMB clearance.


SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the 
Regulatory Secretariat 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 concerning 
Economic Purchase Quantity--Supplies.
    Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
functions of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), and whether it 
will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public

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burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on 
valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in 
which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

DATES: Submit comments on or before September 21, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-
0082, Economic Purchase Quantity--Supplies, by any of the following 
     Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov. Submit 
comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching the OMB 
control number. Select the link ``Submit a Comment'' that corresponds 
with ``Information Collection 9000-0082 Economic Purchase Quantity--
Supplies''. Follow the instructions provided at the ``Submit a 
Comment'' screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and 
``Information Collection 9000-0082 Economic Purchase Quantity--
Supplies'' on your attached document.
     Fax: 202-501-4067.
     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20417. Attn: 
Hada Flowers/IC 9000-0082, Economic Purchase Quantity--Supplies.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 9000-0082, Economic Purchase Quantity--Supplies, in all 
correspondence related to this collection. All comments received will 
be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any 
personal and/or business confidential information provided.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Jackson, Procurement 
Analyst, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, (202) 208-4949 or 
email michaelo.jackson@gsa.gov.


A. Purpose

    The provision at 52.207-4, Economic Purchase Quantity--Supplies, 
invites offerors to state an opinion on whether the quantity of 
supplies on which bids, proposals, or quotes are requested in 
solicitations is economically advantageous to the Government. Each 
offeror who believes that acquisitions in different quantities would be 
more advantageous is invited to (1) recommend an economic purchase 
quantity, showing a recommended unit and total price, and (2) identify 
the different quantity points where significant price breaks occur. 
This information is required by 10 U.S.C. 2384a and 41 USC 3310.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Respondents: 1,524.
    Responses per Respondent: 25.
    Annual Responses: 38,100.
    Hours per Response: .83.
    Total Burden Hours: 31,623.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street NE., 
Washington, DC 20417, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control 
No. 9000-0082, Economic Purchase Quantity--Supplies, in all 

    Dated: July 10, 2012.
Laura Auletta,
Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy.
[FR Doc. 2012-17834 Filed 7-20-12; 8:45 am]