Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 42562 [05-14616]

Download as PDF 42562 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 141 / Monday, July 25, 2005 / Notices —Washington MMIS Eligibility Table. Inclusive Dates of the Match The CMP shall become effective no sooner than 40 days after the report of the Matching Program is sent to OMB and Congress, or 30 days after publication in the Federal Register, whichever is later. The matching program will continue for 18 months from the effective date and may be extended for an additional 12 months thereafter, if certain conditions are met. [FR Doc. 05–14563 Filed 7–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–03–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects: Title: title IV–E State Plan for the Foster Care, Independent Living and Adoption Assistance Programs.POMB No.: 0980–0141. Description: A State plan is required by sections 471 and 477(b)(2), part IV– E of the Social Security Act (the Act) for each public child welfare agency requesting Federal funding for foster care, independent living services and adoption assistance under the Act. The State plan is a comprehensive narrative Number of respondents Instrument Title IV–E State Plan ....................................................................................... 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, DE 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 collected; 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. VerDate jul<14>2003 14:21 Jul 22, 2005 Jkt 205001 BILLING CODE 4184–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Grants and Cooperative Agreements; Availability, etc.: Child Development Associate Credentialing Program Program Office: Administration on Children, Youth and Families Head Start Bureau. Funding Opportunity Title: Child Development Associate (CDA) National Credentialing Program. Announcement Type: Cooperative Agreement. Funding Opportunity Number: HHS– 2005–ACF–ACYF–YD–0064. CFDA Number: 93.600. Due Date for Applications: September 23, 2005. Executive Summary: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) announces the availability of $1,000,000 annually for each of five years to support staff development for all individuals employed in local Head Start, Early Head Start, and other child care programs to increase the understanding and skills necessary to Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response 1 15 12 Dated: July 19, 2005. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance, Officer. [FR Doc. 05–14616 Filed 7–22–05; 8:45 am] PO 00000 description of the nature and scope of a State’s programs and provides assurances that the programs will be administered in conformity with the specific requirements stipulated in title IV–E. The plan must include all applicable State statutory, regulatory, or policy references and citations for each requirement as well as supporting documentation. A State may use the pre-print format prepared by the Children’s Bureau of the Administration for Children and Families or a different format, on the condition that the format used includes all of the title IV–E State plan requirements of the law. Respondents: State and Territorial Agencies (State Agencies) administering or supervising the administration of the title IV–E programs. Annual Burden Estimates: Total burden hours 180 carry out their jobs, as well as professional development leading to credentials and degrees. A cooperative agreement is a form of Federal financial assistance that allows substantial Federal involvement in the activities for which funds are awarded. I. Funding Opportunity Description Head Start is a national program that provides comprehensive developmental services for preschool children, ages three through five, and under the Early Head Start program for infants, toddlers, and pregnant women. Since the inception of Head Start in 1965, over 22 million children and their families have been served. In 2004, nearly 900,000 Head Start and Early Head Start children and their families and 6,227 pregnant women received services based on the requirements of The Head Start Program Performance Standards and Other Regulations. The Head Start Act as amended in 1998, Sec. 648(e) (42 U.S.C. 9843), Technical Assistance and Training, requires that the Secretary shall provide, either directly or through grants or other arrangements, funds from programs authorized under this subchapter to support an organization to administer a centralized child development and national assessment program leading to recognized credentials for personnel working in early childhood development and child care programs. In 2004, 47,000 classrooms were staffed with more than 56,208 infant, toddler, and preschool teachers, and E:\FR\FM\25JYN1.SGM 25JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

    Proposed Projects:
    Title: title IV-E State Plan for the Foster Care, Independent 
Living and Adoption Assistance Programs.POMB No.: 0980-0141.
    Description: A State plan is required by sections 471 and 
477(b)(2), part IV-E of the Social Security Act (the Act) for each 
public child welfare agency requesting Federal funding for foster care, 
independent living services and adoption assistance under the Act. The 
State plan is a comprehensive narrative description of the nature and 
scope of a State's programs and provides assurances that the programs 
will be administered in conformity with the specific requirements 
stipulated in title IV-E. The plan must include all applicable State 
statutory, regulatory, or policy references and citations for each 
requirement as well as supporting documentation. A State may use the 
pre-print format prepared by the Children's Bureau of the 
Administration for Children and Families or a different format, on the 
condition that the format used includes all of the title IV-E State 
plan requirements of the law.
    Respondents: State and Territorial Agencies (State Agencies) 
administering or supervising the administration of the title IV-E 
programs.
    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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Title IV-E State Plan...........................              12               1              15             180
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    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, DE 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 collected; 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: July 19, 2005.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance, Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-14616 Filed 7-22-05; 8:45 am]
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