Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request; State- and Local-Level Questionnaire for Project on Collection of Marriage and Divorce Statistics at the National, State and Local Levels, 40371 [05-13736]

Download as PDF 40371 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 133 / Wednesday, July 13, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request; State- and LocalLevel Questionnaire for Project on Collection of Marriage and Divorce Statistics at the National, State and Local Levels OMB No.: New Collection. Description: The Administration for Children and Families and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation in the Department of Health and Human Services propose a study to explore options for the collection of marriage and divorce statistics at the national, state and local levels. The project will include the administering of a questionnaire to state- and local-level officials involved in the reporting and compilation of marriage and divorce vital records. No. of respondents Instrument Marriage/Divorce Vital Statistics Data Systems State-level Survey ................................ Marriage/Divorce Vital Statistics Data Systems Local-Level Survey .............................. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 237.90. Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained 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. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. E-mail address: grjohnson@acf.hhs.gov. OMB Comment: OMB is required to make a decision concerning the collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Attn: Desk Officer for ACF, E-mail address: Katherine&_T.&_ Astrich@omb.eop.gov. Dated: July 7, 2005. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–13736 Filed 7–12–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M VerDate jul<14>2003 17:40 Jul 12, 2005 Jkt 205001 Respondents: State and local governments, including court officials. Annual Burden Estimates: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Notice of Correction to Availability of Funds for the Projects To Establish Public Assistance Reporting Information System (PARIS) State Partnership Grants Administration for Children and Families, ACF, DHHS. Funding Opportunity Title: Public Assistance Reporting Information System (PARIS) State Partnership Grants. ACTION: Notice of correction. AGENCY: Funding Opportunity Number: HHS– 2005–ACF–OA–TA–0017. SUMMARY: This notice is to inform interested parties of changes made to the Funding Opportunity for Projects to Establish Public Assistance Reporting Information System (PARIS) State Partnership Grants published on Monday, April 25, 2005, with a due date for applications of June 24, 2005, which is now extended until August 8, 2005. 1. The following changes are made to Section I, ‘‘Funding Opportunity Description’’: a. There will be separate grants awarded to each Member and Partner State, such that a Member State will no longer have fiduciary responsibility for its Partner State [page 21222]; b. The following paragraph is struck: ‘‘After evaluation of all grant applications, and if chosen for an award, the Member state will be awarded a grant under which it will act as a fiduciary agent to the Partner state. The Member state will be responsible for all funding that is provided to its PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 No. of responses per respondent 50 195 1 1 Average burden hours per response 1.17 0.92 Total burden hours 58.50 179.40 Partner state and will reimburse funding provided hereunder, as costs are incurred, for specific items delineated in its approved grant application budget and in accordance with HHS fiscal and grants management requirements.’’ [page 21222] and replaced with: ‘‘Separate applications for a partnership agreement must be submitted by both the Member State and the Partner State with separate budget requests. An application from a Partner State must identify its Member State and an application from a Member State must identify its Partner State. As costs are incurred for specific items delineated in the approved grant application budgets, States must adhere to HHS fiscal and grants management requirements.’’; c. The phrase ‘‘Member State’’ is struck and replaced with ‘‘State’’ in the paragraph that reads: ‘‘This list is meant to be illustrative, not exhaustive of the type of issues the Member state should address when preparing the application.’’ [page 21222]; 2. The following changes are made to Section I, ‘‘Funding Opportunity Description,’’ under the ‘‘parameters’’ list [page 21222]: a. In the first sentence in paragraph (3), the phrase ‘‘the Member State’’ is replaced with ‘‘each applicant’’ so that the sentence reads, ‘‘Each applicant must provide a proposed budget that includes the resources and associated costs it believes are necessary to participate in the match process.’’ The second sentence is revised to read: ‘‘The proposed budgets will be evaluated for adequacy, reasonableness, and to ensure that implementation of the partnership will be both operationally effective and successful’’; E:\FR\FM\13JYN1.SGM 13JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request; State- and Local-
Level Questionnaire for Project on Collection of Marriage and Divorce 
Statistics at the National, State and Local Levels

    OMB No.: New Collection.
    Description: The Administration for Children and Families and the 
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation in the 
Department of Health and Human Services propose a study to explore 
options for the collection of marriage and divorce statistics at the 
national, state and local levels. The project will include the 
administering of a questionnaire to state- and local-level officials 
involved in the reporting and compilation of marriage and divorce vital 
records.
    Respondents: State and local governments, including court 
officials.
    Annual Burden Estimates:

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                                                                              No. of      Average
                                                                 No. of     responses      burden       Total
                         Instrument                           respondents      per       hours per      burden
                                                                            respondent    response      hours
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Marriage/Divorce Vital Statistics Data Systems State-level             50            1         1.17        58.50
 Survey.....................................................
Marriage/Divorce Vital Statistics Data Systems Local-Level            195            1         0.92       179.40
 Survey.....................................................
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 237.90.
    Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be 
obtained 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. All requests should be identified by the title of the 
information collection. E-mail address: grjohnson@acf.hhs.gov.
    OMB Comment: OMB is required to make a decision concerning the 
collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of 
this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best 
assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of 
publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office 
of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Attn: Desk 
Officer for ACF, E-mail address: Katherine&--T.&-- Astrich@omb.eop.gov.

    Dated: July 7, 2005.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-13736 Filed 7-12-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-M