Federal Register: October 15, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 199)
DOCID: FR Doc 03-26028
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Federal Transit Administration
Docket ID: [FTA Docket No. FTA-2003-16299]
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of request for comments.
Notice of Request for the Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection
DATES: Comments must be submitted before December 15, 2003.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend the following currently approved information collection:
PreAward and PostDelivery Review Requirements.
Agency information collection activities; proposals, submissions, and approvals,
Interested parties are invited to send comments regarding any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) The necessity and utility of the information collection for the proper performance of the functions of the FTA; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways to minimize the collection burden without reducing the quality of the collected information. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection.
Title: PreAward and PostDelivery Review Requirements (OMB Number: 21320544)
Background: Under the Federal Transit Laws, at 49 U.S.C. 5323(l), grantees must certify that preaward and postdelivery reviews will be conducted when using FTA funds to purchase revenue service vehicles. FTA regulation 49 CFR part 663 implements this law by specifying the actual certificates that must be submitted by each bidder to assure compliance with the Buy America, contract specification, and vehicle safety requirements for rolling stock. The information collected on the certification forms is necessary for FTA grantees to meet the requirements of 49 U.S.C. 5323(l).
Respondents: State and local government, business or other for profit institutions, nonprofit institutions, and small business organizations.
Estimated Annual Burden on Respondents: 4.32 hours for each of the 700 respondents.
Estimated Total Annual Burden: 3,024 hours.
Issued: September 17, 2003.
Rita L. Wells,
Associate Administrator for Administration.
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BILLING CODE 491057M
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Pre-Award and Post-Delivery Review RequirementsPat Simpich, Office of Program Management (202) 3661645.