SUMMARY: The FDIC, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork
and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal
agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or
continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork
Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). Currently, the FDIC is
soliciting comments concerning an information collection titled
``Acquisition Services Information Requirements''.
DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 8, 1999.
ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments on
Tamara R. Manly, Management Analyst (Regulatory Analysis), (202) 898-
7453, Office of the Executive Secretary, Room 4058, Attention:
Comments/OES, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street
N.W., Washington, D.C. 20429. All comments should refer to
``Acquisition Services Information Requirements.'' Comments may be
hand-delivered to the guard station at the rear of the 17th Street
Building (located on F Street), on business days between 7:00 a.m. and
5:00 p.m. [FAX number (202) 898-3838; Internet address:
A copy of the comments may also be submitted to the OMB desk
officer for the FDIC. Alexander Hunt, Office of Information and
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive
Office Building, Room 3208, Washington, D.C. 20503.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tamara R. Manly, at the address
Proposal To Review the Following Currently Approved Collection of
Title: Acquisition Services Information Requirement.
OMB Number: 3064-0072.
Frequency of Response: Occasional.
Affected Public: Contractors and vendors who wish to do business
with the FDIC.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 31,528.
Estimatd Time per Response: varies from 0.25 hours to one hour.
Estimated Total Annual Burden: 13,233 hours.
General Description of Collection: The collection involves the
submission of information on Form 1600/07 by contractors who wish to do
business, have done business, or are currently under contract with the
FDIC. The information is used to enter contractors on the FDIC's
nationwide contractor database (the National Contractor System); ensure
compliance with established contractors ethics regulations (12 CFR
366); obtain information on a contractor's past performance for
proposal evaluation purposes; and review a potential lessor's fitness
and integrity prior to entering into a lease transaction.
Request for Comment
Comments are invited on: (a) whether the collection of information
is necessary for the proper performance of the FDIC's functions,
including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the
accuracy of the estimates of the burden of the information collection,
including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c)
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to
be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information
collection on respondents, including through the use of automated
collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
At the end of the comment period, the comments and recommendations
received will be analyzed to determine the extent to which the
collection should be modified prior to submission to OMB for review and
approval. Comments submitted in response to this notice also will be
summarized or included in the FDIC's requests to OMB for renewal of
this collection. All comments will become a matter of public record.
Dated at Washington, D.C., this 30th day of December, 1998.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Robert E. Feldman,
[FR Doc. 99-163 Filed 1-5-99; 8:45 am]
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