Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 29318 [05-10126]

Download as PDF 29318 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 97 / Friday, May 20, 2005 / Notices comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Dated: May 16, 2005. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–10125 Filed 5–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: Form ACF–IV–E–1: Title IV–E Foster Care and Adoption Assistance Financial Report. OMB No.: 0970–0205. Description: State agencies administer the Foster Care and Adoption Assistance Programs under Title IV–E of the Social Security Act. The Administration for Children and Families provides Federal funding at the rate of 50 percent for most of the administrative costs and at other rates for other specific categories of costs as detailed in Federal statute and regulations. This form is submitted quarterly by each State to estimate the funding needs for the upcoming fiscal quarter and to report expenditures for the fiscal quarter just ended. This form is also used to provide annual budget projections from each State. The information collected in this report is used by this agency to calculate quarterly Federal grant awards and to enable this agency to submit budget requests to Congress through the Department and to enable oversight of the financial management of the programs. Respondents: State agencies (including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico) administering the Foster Care and Adoption Assistance programs under Title IV–E of the Social Security Act. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours Form ACF–IV–E–1 .......................................................................................... 52 4 17 3,536. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,536. In compliance with the requirements of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described above. Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Administration, Office of Information Services, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. E-mail address: grjohnson@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. The Department specifically requests comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collection; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. VerDate jul<14>2003 20:07 May 19, 2005 Jkt 205001 Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Dated: May 16, 2005. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–10126 Filed 5–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Family and Youth Services Bureau Administration on Children, Youth and Families Funding Opportunity Title: Community-Based Abstinence Education. Announcement Type: Initial. Funding Opportunity Number: HHS– 2005–ACF–ACYF–AE–0099. CFDA Number: 93.010. Due Date for Applications: June 20, 2005. Executive Summary: The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) is accepting applications to provide support to public and private entities for the development and implementation of the Community-Based Abstinence Education Program for adolescents, ages 12 through 18, in communities across the country. 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Funding Opportunity Description The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) is accepting applications to provide support to public and private entities for the development and implementation of the CommunityBased Abstinence Education Program for adolescents, ages 12 through 18, in communities across the country. This funding opportunity targets the implementation of community-based abstinence educational programs designed to: (a) Reduce the proportion of adolescents who engage in premarital sexual activity, including but not limited to sexual intercourse; (b) reduce E:\FR\FM\20MYN1.SGM 20MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: Form ACF-IV-E-1: Title IV-E Foster Care and Adoption 
Assistance Financial Report.
    OMB No.: 0970-0205.
    Description: State agencies administer the Foster Care and Adoption 
Assistance Programs under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act. The 
Administration for Children and Families provides Federal funding at 
the rate of 50 percent for most of the administrative costs and at 
other rates for other specific categories of costs as detailed in 
Federal statute and regulations. This form is submitted quarterly by 
each State to estimate the funding needs for the upcoming fiscal 
quarter and to report expenditures for the fiscal quarter just ended. 
This form is also used to provide annual budget projections from each 
State. The information collected in this report is used by this agency 
to calculate quarterly Federal grant awards and to enable this agency 
to submit budget requests to Congress through the Department and to 
enable oversight of the financial management of the programs.
    Respondents: State agencies (including the District of Columbia and 
Puerto Rico) administering the Foster Care and Adoption Assistance 
programs under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                  Number of     Average  burden
                 Instrument                      Number of      responses per      hours per       Total burden
                                                respondents       respondent        response          hours
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Form ACF-IV-E-1.............................              52                4               17           3,536.
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,536.
    In compliance with the requirements of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and 
Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the 
information collection described above.
    Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained 
and comments may be forwarded by writing to the Administration for 
Children and Families, Office of Administration, Office of Information 
Services, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF 
Reports Clearance Officer. E-mail address: grjohnson@acf.hhs.gov. All 
requests should be identified by the title of the information 
collection.
    The Department specifically requests comments on: (a) Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the 
information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information 
to be collection; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection 
of information on respondents, including through the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 
Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted 
within 60 days of this publication.

    Dated: May 16, 2005.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-10126 Filed 5-19-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-M