NASA Contractor Financial Management Records

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Information Collection Name: NASA Contractor Financial Management Records

Status report of: NASA HQ
Posted: Saturday January 22nd 2022

[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 10 (Friday, January 14, 2022)] [Notices] [Pages 2462-2463] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2022-00648]

NATIONAL ADMINISTRATION OF SPACE AND AERONAUTICS

[Notice: 22-003]

Information Collection Name: NASA Contractor Financial Management Records

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Information Gathering Notice.

SUMMARY: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its ongoing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the proposed information collections and/or continue.

DATES: Comments are due by March 15, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for this information gathering should be sent within 60 days of the publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular collection of information by selecting ‘Currently under 60 day review – Open for public comment’ or by using the search function.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information gathering instruments and instructions should be directed to Claire Little, NASA Clearance Agent, NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW , JF0000, Washington, DC 20546, 202-358 – 2375 or email [email protected]

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

I. Summary

NASA’s Contractor Financial Management Reporting System is the basic financial support for contractor reporting of estimated and incurred costs, providing essential data for projecting costs and hours to ensure contractor performance is realistically planned and supported by dollar and manpower resources. The data provided by these reports is an integral part of the Agency’s accrual accounting and cost-based budgeting system. Respondents are reimbursed for costs associated with providing the information, based on their negotiated contract price and the associated terms of the contract. There are no “total capital and start-up” or “total O&M and purchased services” costs associated since NASA policy requires that reported data be generated from of the existing contractor system. The contractors’ internal management system should be used as far as possible.

II. Collection methods

NASA collects this information electronically and this is the preferred method, but the information may also be collected by mail or fax.

III. Data

Title: NASA Contractors Financial Management Reports.

OMB number: 2700-0003.

Type of review: Renewal of a previously approved collection.

Public concerned: Companies or other for-profit or non-profit institutions.

Estimated annual number of activities: 500.

Estimated number of respondents per activity: 12.

Annual responses: 6,000.

Estimated time per response: 9 hours.

Estimated total annual charging hours: 54,000 hours.

Estimated total annual cost: $9,100,000.

IV. request for comments

Comments are invited on: (1) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of NASA’s functions, including whether the information collected has practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NASA’s estimate of the charge (including time and cost) of the proposed information collection; (3) ways to improve the quality, usefulness and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of collecting information on respondents, including automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology.

Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in OMB’s request for approval of this information collection. They will also become a matter of public record.

NASA PRA clearance agent Lori Parker. [FR Doc. 2022-00648 Filed 1-13-22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510-13-P

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