Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 115 (Friday, June 14, 2019) 
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 115 (Friday, June 14, 2019)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-12531]


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Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To
Renew Collection 3038-0031, Procurement Contracts

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'') is
announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection
of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act
of 1995 (``PRA''), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in
the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of
information, including each proposed extension of an existing
collection of information, and to allow 60 days for comment in response
to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the extension of
requirements relating to information collected to assist the Commission
in soliciting and awarding contracts, OMB Control No. 3038-0031
(Procurement Contracts).

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 13, 2019.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by ``Procurement
Contracts,'' and Collection Number 3038-0031, by any of the following
     The Agency's website, at http://comments.cftc.gov/. Follow
the instructions for submitting comments through the website.
     Mail: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the
Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette
Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Same as Mail above.
    Please submit your comments using only one method. All comments
must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied by an English
translation. Comments will be posted as received to http://www.cftc.gov.

Management Branch, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st
Street NW, Washington, DC 20581; phone: (202) 418-5367; fax: (202) 418-
5414; email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.,
Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and
Budget (``OMB'') for each collection of information they conduct or
sponsor. ``Collection of information'' is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3)
and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and includes agency requests or requirements that
members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide
information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, 44
U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), requires Federal agencies to provide a 60-day
notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of
information, including each proposed extension of an existing
collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for
approval. To comply with this requirement, the Commission is publishing
notice of the proposed collection of information listed below.
    Title: Procurement Contracts (OMB Control No. 3038-0031). This is a
request for an extension of a currently approved information
    Abstract: The information collected under this request is gathered
through the use of forms specific to a contract or contracting action.
The standard forms are prescribed for use for non-personal services,
construction, award of contracts and solicitations as by agencies in
connection with the procurement of supplies, purchase and delivery
orders, specified in the Federal Acquisition Regulations (48 CFR 1-53).
The information provided on the forms is specific and generally does
not require additional information or questions.
    With respect to the following collection of information, the
Commission invites comments on:
     Whether the proposed collection of information is
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the
Commission, including whether the information will have a practical
     The accuracy of the Commission's estimate of the burden of
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the
methodology and assumptions used;
     Ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of
the information to be collected; and
     Ways to minimize the burden of collection of information
on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or
other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting electronic
submission of responses.
    You should submit only information that you wish to make available
publicly. If you wish the Commission to consider information that you
believe is exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act,
a petition for confidential treatment of the exempt information may be
submitted according to the procedures established in Sec.  145.9 of the
Commission's regulations.\1\

    \1\ 17 CFR 145.9.

    The Commission reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to
review, pre-screen, filter, redact, refuse or remove any or all of your
submission from http://www.cftc.gov that it may deem to be
inappropriate for publication, such as obscene language. All
submissions that have been redacted or removed that contain comments on
the merits of the information collection request will be retained in
the public comment file and will be considered as required under the
Administrative Procedure Act and other applicable laws, and may be
accessible under the Freedom of Information Act.
    Burden Statement: The Commission is revising its estimate of the
burden for this collection to reflect changed circumstances below.
    The information collection consists of procurement activities
relating to solicitations, amendments to solicitations, requests for
quotations, construction contracts, awards of contracts, performance
bonds, and payment information for individuals (vendors) or contractors
engaged in providing supplies or services.
    The Commission estimates the burden of this collection of
information as follows:
    Respondents/Affected Entities: Vendors and contractors.
    Estimated number of respondents: 758.
    Estimated burden hours per response: 2 hours.
    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 1,516 hours.
    Frequency of responses: Annually.
    There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs
associated with this collection.

    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.

    Dated: June 10, 2019.
Robert Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2019-12531 Filed 6-13-19; 8:45 am]