“This collection involves the exchange of rated order information between customers and suppliers. Any person (supplier) who receives a priority rated order under Defense Priorities and Allocations Systems regulation (15 CFR 700) must notify the customer of acceptance or rejection of that order within a specified period of time. Also, if shipment against a priority rated order will be delayed, the supplier must immediately notify the customer. The respondents are required to retain a copy of the exchange transaction for administration and enforcement of delegated authority under the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (50 U.S.C. App. 2061, et seq.) and the Selective Service Act of 1948 (50 U.S.C. App.
468). The purpose of this authority is to ensure the timely delivery of goods and services to meet current national defense and civil emergency preparedness program requirements.”

76 FR 16727
Published 03-25-2011