Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 54387 [05-18258]

Download as PDF 54387 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 177 / Wednesday, September 14, 2005 / Notices approximately 5 p.m. two business days before the meeting for a recorded announcement of bank and bank holding company applications scheduled for the meeting; or you may contact the Board’s Web site at http:// www.federalreserve.gov for an electronic announcement that not only lists applications, but also indicates procedural and other information about the meeting. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, September 9, 2005. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 05–18303 Filed 9–9–05; 4:11 pm] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Title: Performance Measurement Online Tool (PMOTOOL). OMB No.: New Collection. Description: The Performance Measurement On-line Tool was designed by the Children’s Bureau to collect data, in an automated format, from specified discretionary grants funded by the Children’s Bureau. The data collected by this instrument will be submitted by individual discretionary grantees funded under the following programs: Abandoned Infants Assistance Program, Infant Adoption Awareness Training Program, Adoption Opportunities Program, Child Abuse and Neglect Program and the Child Welfare Training Program. Grantees will submit this information on a semiannual basis in conjunction with their semi-annual program progress report. The purpose of this data collection is to assist the Children’s Bureau in responding to the Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART), an OMB-mandated reporting system that focuses on quantifiable outcome measures, directly related to the expected social impact or public benefit of each federal program. The Children’s Bureau will use the aggregated data collected under each federal program. These measurable outcomes will serve as evidence that the federally funded programs are making progress toward achieving broad, legislated program goals. Respondents: All competitive discretionary grant programs funded by the Children’s Bureau. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of responses per respondent (per fiscal year) Instrument Number of respondents Performance Measurement On-line Tool ....... Abandoned Infants Assistance Program— Range 30–36. Infant Adoption Awareness Program—Range 4–6. Adoption Opportunities Program—Range 45–55. Child Abuse and Neglect Program—Range 25–32. Child Welfare Training Program—Range 45– 55. Range 149–184 .............................................. Performance Measurement On-line Tool ....... Performance Measurement On-line Tool ....... Performance Measurement On-line Tool ....... Performance Measurement On-line Tool ....... Total ......................................................... In compliance with the requirement 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 Information Services, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. The e-mail address is: grjohnson@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. The Department specifically requests comment on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including VerDate Aug<18>2005 16:17 Sep 13, 2005 Jkt 205001 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 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 publication. Dated: September 8, 2005. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

    Title: Performance Measurement On-line Tool (PMOTOOL).
    OMB No.: New Collection.
    Description: The Performance Measurement On-line Tool was designed 
by the Children's Bureau to collect data, in an automated format, from 
specified discretionary grants funded by the Children's Bureau. The 
data collected by this instrument will be submitted by individual 
discretionary grantees funded under the following programs: Abandoned 
Infants Assistance Program, Infant Adoption Awareness Training Program, 
Adoption Opportunities Program, Child Abuse and Neglect Program and the 
Child Welfare Training Program. Grantees will submit this information 
on a semi-annual basis in conjunction with their semi-annual program 
progress report.
    The purpose of this data collection is to assist the Children's 
Bureau in responding to the Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART), an 
OMB-mandated reporting system that focuses on quantifiable outcome 
measures, directly related to the expected social impact or public 
benefit of each federal program. The Children's Bureau will use the 
aggregated data collected under each federal program. These measurable 
outcomes will serve as evidence that the federally funded programs are 
making progress toward achieving broad, legislated program goals.
    Respondents: All competitive discretionary grant programs funded by 
the Children's Bureau.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of
                                                                   responses per      Average
              Instrument                  Number of respondents     respondent     burden hours    Total burden
                                                                    (per fiscal    per response    hours (range)
                                                                       year)
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Performance Measurement On-line Tool..  Abandoned Infants                      2               1           60-72
                                         Assistance Program--
                                         Range 30-36.
Performance Measurement On-line Tool..  Infant Adoption                        2               1            8-12
                                         Awareness Program--
                                         Range 4-6.
Performance Measurement On-line Tool..  Adoption Opportunities                 2               1          90-110
                                         Program--Range 45-55.
Performance Measurement On-line Tool..  Child Abuse and Neglect                2               1           50-64
                                         Program--Range 25-32.
Performance Measurement On-line Tool..  Child Welfare Training                 2               1          90-110
                                         Program--Range 45-55.
                                                                 -----------------
    Total.............................  Range 149-184...........  ..............  ..............         298-368
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    In compliance with the requirement 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 
Information Services, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 
20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. The e-mail address is: 
grjohnson@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by the title 
of the information collection.
    The Department specifically requests comment 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 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 publication.

    Dated: September 8, 2005.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-18258 Filed 9-13-05; 8:45 am]
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