Federal Register: July 24, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 142)
DOCID: FR Doc 01-18390
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
OMB ID: [OMB Control Number 0704-0390]
ACTION: Agency information collection activities:
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice and request for comments regarding a proposed extension of an approved information collection requirement.
Information Collection Requirements; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Taxes
DATES: DoD will consider all comments received by September 24, 2001.
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection requirement for use through April 30, 2002. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use through April 30, 2005.
Proposed collection; comment request,
Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 229, Taxes, and related clause in DFARS 252.229; OMB Control Number 07040390.
Needs and Uses: DoD uses this information to determine if DoD contractors in the United Kingdom have attempted to obtain relief from customs duty on vehicle fuels in accordance with contract requirements. [[Page 38419]]
Affected Public: Businesses or other forprofit institutions.
Annual Burden Hours: 88.
Number of Respondents: 22.
Responses Per Respondent: 1.
Annual Responses: 22.
Average Burden Per Response: 4 hours.
Frequency: On occasion.
Summary of Information Collection
The clause at DFARS 252.2297010, Relief from Customs Duty on Fuel
(United Kingdom), is prescribed at DFARS 229.40270(j) for use in
solicitations issued and contracts awarded in the United Kingdom that
require the use of fuels (gasoline or diesel) and lubricants in taxis
or vehicles other than passenger vehicles. The clause requires the
contractor to provide the contracting officer with evidence that the
contractor has initiated an attempt to obtain relief from customs duty
on fuels and lubricants, as permitted by an agreement between the United States and the United Kingdom.
Michele P. Peterson,
Executive Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations Council.
[FR Doc. 0118390 Filed 72301; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 500004M
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Ms. Susan L. Schneider, (703) 602- 0326. The information collection requirements addressed in this notice are available electronically on the World Wide Web at: http:// www.acq.osd.mil/dp.dars/dfars.html. Paper copies are available from Ms. Susan L. Schneider, OUSD (AT&L) DP (DAR), IMD 3C132, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 203013062.