Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government


[OMB Number 1103-0018]

Justice Management Division; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Common Request

ACTION: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Justice Management Division, will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the pubic and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for "sixty days" until August 2, 2010. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.

If you have comments, especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Dana Munson, (202) 616-3759, Management and Planning Staff, Room 1400, National Place Building, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20530.

Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points:

--Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;--Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;--Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and--Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology,e.g.,permitting electronic submission of responses.Overview of This Information Collection

(1)Type of Information Collection:Extension of a currently approved collection.

(2)Title of the Form/Collection:Department of Justice Procurement Blanket Clearance.

(3)Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection:Procurement Solicitation Documents, Justice Management Division, Department of Justice.

(4)Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief Abstract.Primary: Commercial organizations and individuals who voluntarily submit offers and bids to compete for contract awards to provide supplies and services required by the Government. All work statements and pricing data are required to evaluate the contractors bid or proposal.

(5)An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond:It is estimated that 5,996 respondents will complete each form, with a total of 20 hours average response time.

(6)An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection:There are an estimated 119,920 total annual burden hours associated with this collection.

If additional information is required contact:Ms. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530.

Dated: May 26, 2010. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.