Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Comment Request, 65905-65906 [05-21643]

Download as PDF 65905 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 210 / Tuesday, November 1, 2005 / Notices businesses, or other for profit groups and institutions. 21 CFR Section FDA estimates the burden of this collection of information as follows: No. of Respondents 12.45 264 1 There BILLING CODE 4160–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. 2005D–0412] Guidance for Industry: A Notice from the Food and Drug Administration to Growers, Food Manufacturers, Food Warehouse Managers, and Transporters of Food Products on Decontamination of Transport Vehicles; Availability AGENCY: Total Annual Responses 1 Hours per Response 264 Total Hours 3 792 are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs associated with this collection of information. Dated: October 26, 2005. Jeffrey Shuren, Assistant Commissioner for Policy. [FR Doc. 05–21774 Filed 10–31–05; 8:45 am] Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Annual Frequency per Response Notice. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of a guidance for industry entitled ‘‘A Notice from the Food and Drug Administration to Growers, Food Manufacturers, Food Warehouse Managers, and Transporters of Food Products on Decontamination of Transport Vehicles.’’ This guidance is intended to provide information and references that can be used for the decontamination of food transport vehicles following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in August and September 2005. The scope of this guidance is limited to decontamination of trucks, rail cars, and cold storage units that were flooded or otherwise impacted by the hurricanes, before being placed back in service to transport or store food. DATES: This guidance is final upon the date of publication. Submit written or electronic comments on agency guidances at any time. ADDRESSES: Submit written requests for single copies of the guidance to the Division of Plant Product Safety (HFS– 305), Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20747. Send one self-addressed adhesive label to assist that office in processing your requests or include a fax number to SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:39 Oct 31, 2005 Jkt 208001 which the guidance may be sent. Submit written comments on the guidance to the Division of Dockets Management (HFA–305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. Submit electronic comments to http:// www.fda.gov/dockets/ecomments. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for electronic access to the guidance. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael E. Kashtock, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS– 305), Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD 20747, 301–436–2022. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background In the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition has received inquiries about how food transport units such as trucks, rail cars, and cold storage units that were flooded or otherwise impacted by the hurricanes may be decontaminated for return to service to transport food. FDA is announcing the availability of a guidance document that provides information and references addressing this subject. FDA is issuing this document as a level 1 guidance consistent with FDA’s good guidance practices regulation (§ 10.115 (21 CFR 10.115)). The guidance is being implemented immediately without prior public comment, under § 10.115(g)(2), because the agency has determined that prior public participation is not feasible or appropriate. II. Comments Interested persons may submit to the Division of Dockets Management (see ADDRESSES) written or electronic comments regarding this guidance. Submit a single copy of electronic comments or two paper copies of any mailed comments, except that individuals may submit one paper copy. Comments are to be identified with the docket number found in brackets in the heading of this document. The guidance and received comments may be seen in the Division of Dockets Management between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 III. Electronic Access Persons with access to the Internet may obtain the guidance document at http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/ guidance.html. Dated: October 14, 2005. Jeffrey Shuren, Assistant Commissioner for Policy. [FR Doc. 05–21642 Filed 10–31–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Comment Request In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (section 3506(c)(2)(A) of Title 44, United States Code, as amended by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. L. 104–13), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects being developed for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, call the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer on (301) 443–1129. Comments are invited 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) ways to enhance 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. E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1 65906 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 210 / Tuesday, November 1, 2005 / Notices Proposed Project: Uncompensated Services Assurance Report (OMB No. 0915–0077)—Extension Under the Hill-Burton Act, the Government provides grants and loans for construction or renovation of health care facilities. As a condition of receiving this construction assistance, facilities are required to provide services to persons unable to pay. A condition of receiving this assistance requires facilities to provide assurances periodically that the required level of uncompensated care is being provided, and that certain notification and record keeping procedures are being followed. These requirements are referred to as the uncompensated services assurance. ESTIMATE OF INFORMATION COLLECTION BURDEN Responses per respondent No. of respondents Type of requirement and regulatory citation Total responses Hours per response Total hour burden Disclosure Burden (42 CFR) Published Notices (124.504(c)) ......................................... Individual Notices (124.504(c)) .......................................... Determinations of Eligibility (124.507) ............................... 206 206 206 1 1 396 206 206 81,576 0.17 35.5 0.37 35 7,313 30,183 Subtotal Disclosure Burden ........................................ ........................ ........................ ........................ .......................... 37,531 Reporting Uncompensated Services Report B HRSA-710 Form (124.509(a)) .................................................................... Application for Compliance Alternatives: Public Facilities (124.513) .......................................... Small Obligation Facilities (124.514(c)) ...................... Charitable Facilities (124.516(c)) ................................ Annual Certification for Compliance Alternatives: Public Facilities (124.509(b)) ...................................... Charitable Facilities (124.509(b)) ............................... Small Obligation Facilities (124.509(c)) ...................... Complaint Information (124.511(a)): Individuals ................................................................... Facilities ...................................................................... Subtotal Reporting Burden .................................. 10 1 10 11.0 4 0 2 1 ........................ 1 4 ........................ 2 144 28 1 1 1 1 144 28 1 0.5 0.5 0.5 72 14 1 10 10 1 1 10 10 0.25 0.5 3 5 ........................ ........................ ........................ .......................... 241 6.0 .......................... 6.0 110 24 ........................ 12 Recordkeeping Number of record keepers Hours per year Total hour burden Non-alternative Facilities (124.510(a)) ........................................................................................ 206 50 10,300 ........................ ........................ 10,300 Subtotal Recordkeeping Burden .......................................................................................... The total burden for this project is estimated to be 48,072 hours. Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed information collection should be sent within 60 days of this notice to: Susan G. Queen, Ph.D., HRSA Reports Clearance Officer, Parklawn Building Room 10–33, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Dated: October 25, 2005. Tina M. Cheatham, Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. 05–21643 Filed 10–31–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:39 Oct 31, 2005 Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey Series: 2006–2007 Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects, the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will publish periodic summaries of proposed projects to be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Proposed Collection Title: Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey Series: 2006–2007 Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey. Type of information request: Reinstatement with Change of OMB #0925–0368, Expiration 01/31/2004. Need and Use of Information Collection: The 2006–2007 Tobacco Use Supplement to the Current Population Survey conducted by the Census Bureau will collect data from the civilian noninstitutionalized population on tobacco use, smoking prevalence and attempts at cessation; workplace smoking policies; health professional advice to stop smoking; and changes in smoking norms and attitudes. This survey will provide invaluable information to government agencies and departments, other scientists and the general public necessary for tobacco control research, as well as measure progress toward E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 210 (Tuesday, November 1, 2005)]
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[Pages 65905-65906]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: 
Comment Request

    In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public 
comment on proposed data collection projects (section 3506(c)(2)(A) of 
Title 44, United States Code, as amended by the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995, Pub. L. 104-13), the Health Resources and Services 
Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects 
being developed for submission to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. To request more 
information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data 
collection plans and draft instruments, call the HRSA Reports Clearance 
Officer on (301) 443-1129.
    Comments are invited 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) ways to enhance 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.

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Proposed Project: Uncompensated Services Assurance Report (OMB No. 
0915-0077)--Extension

    Under the Hill-Burton Act, the Government provides grants and loans 
for construction or renovation of health care facilities. As a 
condition of receiving this construction assistance, facilities are 
required to provide services to persons unable to pay. A condition of 
receiving this assistance requires facilities to provide assurances 
periodically that the required level of uncompensated care is being 
provided, and that certain notification and record keeping procedures 
are being followed. These requirements are referred to as the 
uncompensated services assurance.

                                    Estimate Of Information Collection Burden
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     Type of requirement and          No. of       Responses per       Total         Hours per      Total hour
       regulatory citation          respondents     respondent       responses       response         burden
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                                           Disclosure Burden (42 CFR)
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Published Notices (124.504(c))..             206               1             206            0.17              35
Individual Notices (124.504(c)).             206               1             206           35.5            7,313
Determinations of Eligibility                206             396          81,576            0.37          30,183
 (124.507)......................
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    Subtotal Disclosure Burden..  ..............  ..............  ..............  ..............          37,531
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                                                    Reporting
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Uncompensated Services Report B               10               1              10           11.0              110
 HRSA-710 Form (124.509(a)).....
Application for Compliance
 Alternatives:
    Public Facilities (124.513).               4               1               4            6.0               24
    Small Obligation Facilities                0  ..............  ..............  ..............  ..............
     (124.514(c))...............
    Charitable Facilities                      2               1               2            6.0               12
     (124.516(c))...............
Annual Certification for
 Compliance Alternatives:
    Public Facilities                        144               1             144            0.5               72
     (124.509(b))...............
    Charitable Facilities                     28               1              28            0.5               14
     (124.509(b))...............
    Small Obligation Facilities                1               1               1            0.5                1
     (124.509(c))...............
Complaint Information
 (124.511(a)):
    Individuals.................              10               1              10            0.25               3
    Facilities..................              10               1              10            0.5                5
                                 -----------------
        Subtotal Reporting        ..............  ..............  ..............  ..............             241
         Burden.................
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                                                                  Number of                         Total hour
                        Recordkeeping                           record keepers   Hours per year       burden
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Non-alternative Facilities (124.510(a))......................             206               50           10,300
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    Subtotal Recordkeeping Burden............................  ...............  ...............          10,300
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    The total burden for this project is estimated to be 48,072 hours.
    Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 60 days of this notice to: 
Susan G. Queen, Ph.D., HRSA Reports Clearance Officer, Parklawn 
Building Room 10-33, Health Resources and Services Administration, 5600 
Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857.

    Dated: October 25, 2005.
Tina M. Cheatham,
Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.
[FR Doc. 05-21643 Filed 10-31-05; 8:45 am]
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