Federal Register, Volume 84 Issue 164 (Friday, August 23, 2019) 
[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 164 (Friday, August 23, 2019)]
[Pages 44288-44289]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-18225]



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

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), this
notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR)
abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and
Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of
the information collection and its expected costs and burden.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 23, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Comments regarding the burden estimated or any other aspect
of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the
burden, may be submitted directly to the Office of Information and
Regulatory Affairs

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(OIRA) in OMB, within 30 days of this notice's publication, by either
of the following methods. Please identify the comments by ``OMB Control
No. 3038-0031.''
     By email addressed to: [email protected] or
     By mail addressed to: The Office of Information and
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention Desk
Officer for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 725 17th Street
NW, Washington, DC 20503.
    A copy of all comments submitted to OIRA should be sent to the
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) by any of the
following methods. The copies should refer to ``OMB Control No. 3038-
     By mail addressed to: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary
of the Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three
Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581;
     By Hand Delivery/Courier to the same address; or
     Through the Commission's website at http://comments.cftc.gov. Please follow the instructions for submitting
comments through the website.
    Please submit your comments to the Commission using only one
method. A copy of the supporting statement for the collection of
information discussed herein may be obtained by visiting http://RegInfo.gov.
    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. 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\ 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 ICR 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.

    \1\ 17 CFR 145.9.

Procurement Executive, Financial Management Branch, Commodity Futures
Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1122 21st Street NW,
Washington, DC 20581; phone: (202) 418-5367; fax: (202) 418-5414;
email: [email protected], and refer to OMB Control No. 3038-0031.

    Title: Procurement Contracts (OMB Control No. 3038-0031). This is a
request for an extension of a currently approved information
    Abstract: The information collection consists of data gathered
through the use of procurement forms, specific to a contract or
contracting action, 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, as specified in the Federal Acquisition Regulations (48 CFR
parts 1-53).
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required
to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a
currently valid OMB control number. On June 14, 2019, the Commission
published in the Federal Register notice of the proposed extension of
this information collection and provided 60 days for public comment on
the proposed extension, 84 FR 27770 (60-Day Notice). The Commission did
not receive any relevant comments on the 60-Day Notice.
    Burden statement: The Commission is revising its burden estimate
for this collection to reflect changed circumstances, as follows: \2\

    \2\ The changes in the current renewal reflect the fact that
acquisition requirements change from year to year. Estimated burden
increases are also due to the Commission's higher acquisition
volume, normal inflation and fluctuations in the economy.

    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: August 20, 2019.
Robert Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2019-18225 Filed 8-22-19; 8:45 am]