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[Federal Register:  July 5, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 127)]
[Page 38681-38682]
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Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB
Review; Comment Request; 3064-0072

AGENCY: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

ACTION: Notice of information collections to be submitted to OMB for
review and approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.


SUMMARY: In accordance with requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the FDIC hereby gives notice that it
is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request
for OMB review and approval of the information collection system
described below.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 4, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments.
All comments should refer to ``Acquisition Services Information
Requirements, 3064-0072.'' Comments may be submitted by any of the
following methods: E-mail: Include ``Acquisition Services

Information Requirements, 3064-0072.'' in the subject line of the
Mail: Gary A. Kuiper (202) 942-3824), Counsel, Federal
Deposit Insurance Corporation, PA1730-3000, 550 17th Street, NW.,
Washington, DC 20429.
Hand Delivery: Comments may be hand-delivered to the guard
station at the rear of the 550 17th Street Building (located on F
Street), on business days between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
A copy of the comments may also be submitted to the OMB desk
officer for the FDIC: Mark Menchik, Office of Information and
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive
Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary A. Kuiper, at the address
identified above.


Proposal To Renew the Following Currently Approved Collection of

Title: Acquisition Services Information Requirements.
OMB Number: 3064-0072. This OMB Number covers the following forms:

Forms Currently in Use:
FDIC Background Investigation Questionnaire for Contractor
Personnel Management Officials, Form 1600/04 (1-03) [Added questions
regarding other names used, race, height, weight, eye color, hair
color, contract number and oversight manager]
FDIC Contractor Representation and Certifications, Form 3700/04A
(8-02) [changed format so form can be filled out online]
FDIC Background Investigation Questionnaire for Contractor, Form
1600/07 (8-02) [no changes]
FDIC Notice and Authorization Pertaining to Consumer Reports, Form
1600/10 (10-02) [added statement that authorization is valid for one
year or upon separation of employment/services from the FDIC]
FDIC Integrity and Fitness Representations and Certifications, Form
3700/12(11-03) [In the instructions for the form, ``Definitions'' was
replaced with ``Unique Terms'and the explanations of ``conflict of
interest'' and ``ownership or

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control'' were simplified; also, examples were given of ``pattern or
practice of defalcation regarding obligations,'' and of ``conflicts of
FDIC Leasing Representations and Certifications Form 3700/44 (10-
01) [no changes]
Discontinued Forms in This Collection:
FDIC Contractor Application, Form 3700/13 (5-02) Contractor Past
Performance RFP Reference Check Questionnaire, 3700/29(10-01)
Contractor Application Revision Request, Form 3700/33 (8-98)

Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Affected Public: Any contractors who wish to do business, have done
business, or are currently under contract with the FDIC.
Estimated Number of Respondents and Burden Hours:

FDIC Document

 Hours Per Unit

No. of Respondents

 Burden Hours

Background Investigation Questionnaire Management
.33 2,330 769
Background Investigation Questionnaire Contractors
.50 664 332
Notice of Authorization (1600/10) .05 1,1172 59
Contractor Representation and Certifications (3700/04A) .50 2,312 1,156
Integrity and Fitness Representations and Certifications (3700/12) .33 2,312 763
Leasing Representations and Certifications (3700/44) 1.0 20 20


empty 8,810 3,00

Discontinued Forms

Contractor Application (3700/13) .58 631 366
Contractor Past Performance RPF Reference Check Questionnaire
.75 2,295 366
Contractor Application Revision Request (3700/33) .25 810 203

Total Reduction in Burden

empty 3,736 2,290

Previous Estimated Total Annual Reporting Burden Hours: 5,389 hours.
New Estimated Total Annual Reporting Burden Hours: 3,099 hours.
Net Reduction in Estimated Burden Hours: 2,290 hours.
General Description of Collection: The collection involves the
submission of information on various forms 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 (NCS);
Ensure compliance with established contractor ethics
regulations (12 CFR part 366);
Obtain information on a contractor's past performance for
proposal evaluation purposes;
Review a potential lessor's fitness and integrity prior to
entering into a lease transaction;
Provide notice and authorization for obtaining consumer
reports for employment purposes or performance under a contract; and
Document contractor change requests.

Request for Comment

Comments are invited on: (a) Whether these collections of
information are necessary for the proper performance of the FDIC's
functions, including whether the information has practical utility; (b)
the accuracy of the estimate 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. All comments will become a matter of public record.

Dated in Washington, DC, this 28th day of June, 2005.

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Valerie J. Best,
Assistant Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 05-13116 Filed 7-1-05; 8:45 am]



Last Updated 07/05/2005

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