2019-04838. Submission for OMB Review; Government Property  

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    AGENCY:

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

    ACTION:

    Notice.

    SUMMARY:

    Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division 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 government property.

    DATES:

    Submit comments on or before April 15, 2019.

    ADDRESSES:

    Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for GSA, Room 10236, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally submit a copy to GSA by any of the following methods:

    • Federal eRulemaking Portal: This website provides the ability to type short comments directly into the comment field or attach a file for lengthier comments. Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions on the site.
    • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405. ATTN: Ms. Mandell/IC 9000-0075, Government Property.

    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000-0075, Government Property, in all correspondence related to this collection. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check www.regulations.gov, approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting (except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail).

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    Ms. Camara Francis, Procurement Analyst, Office of Acquisition Policy, GSA 202-550-0935 or email camara.francis@gsa.gov.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    A. Purpose

    Government property, as used in FAR Part 45, means all property owned or leased by the Government. Government property includes both Government-furnished property and contractor-acquired property. Government property includes material, equipment, special tooling, special test equipment, and real property. Government property does not include intellectual property and software.

    This part prescribes policies and procedures for providing Government property to contractors; contractors' management and use of Government property; and reporting, redistributing, and disposing of contractor inventory.

    This clearance covers the following requirements:

    (a) FAR 52.245-1(f)(1)(ii) requires contractors to record requirements of paragraph (f)(1)(iii)(A)(1) through (5) of the clause, identify as Government owned in a manner approporiate to the type of property(e.g., stamp, tag, mark, or other identification), and manage any discrepancies incident to shipment.

    (b) FAR 52.245-1(f)(1)(ii)(A) requires contractors to submit report if overages, shortages, or damages and/or other discrepancies are discovered upon receipt of Government-furnished property.

    (c) FAR 52.245-1(f)(1)(iii) requires contractors to create and maintain records of all Government property accountable to the contract.

    (d) FAR 52.245-1(f)(1)(iv) requires contractors to periodically perform, record, and report physical inventories during contract performance, including upon completion or termination of the contract.

    (e) FAR 52.245-1(f)(1)(vii)(B) requires contractors to investigate and report all incidents of Government property loss as soon as the facts become known.

    (f) FAR 52.245-1(f)(1)(viii) requires contractors to promptly disclose and report Government property in its possession that is excess to contract performance.

    (g) FAR 52.245-1(f)(1)(ix) requires contractors to disclose and report to the Property Administrator the need for replacement and/or capital rehabilitation.

    (h) FAR 52.245-1(f)(1)(x) requires contractors to perform and report to the Property Administrator contract property closeout.

    (i) FAR 52.245-1(f)(2) requires contractors to establish and maintain source data, particularly in the areas of recognition of acquisitions and dispositions of material and equipment.

    (j) FAR 52.245-1(j)(2) requires contractors to submit inventory disposal schedules to the Plant Clearance Officer via the Standard Form 1428, Inventory Disposal Schedule.

    (k) FAR 52.245-9(d) requires a contractor to identify the property for which rental is requested.

    B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Number of Respondents: 11,375.

    Responses per Respondent: 1,057.

    Total Responses: 12,023,375.

    Average Burden Hours per Response: .3092.

    Total Burden Hours: 3,717,627.

    C. Public Comments

    A 60-day notice was published in the Federal Register at 83 FR 45933 on September 11, 2018. No comments were recevied.

    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, telephone 202-501-4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000-0075, Government Property, in all correspondence.

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    Dated: March 8, 2019.

    Janet Fry,

    Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy.

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    [FR Doc. 2019-04838 Filed 3-14-19; 8:45 am]

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Document Information

Published:
03/15/2019
Department:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Notice.
Document Number:
2019-04838
Dates:
Submit comments on or before April 15, 2019.
Pages:
9522-9522 (1 pages)
Docket Numbers:
OMB Control No. 9000-0075, Docket No. 2018-0003, Sequence No. 12
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2019-04838.pdf