Proposed Collection: Indian Health Service Background Investigations of Individuals in Positions Involving Regular Contact With or Control Over Indian Children OPM-306 Request for Public Comment: 30-Day Notice, 67725-67726 [05-22221]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 215 / Tuesday, November 8, 2005 / Notices comments regarding this document. 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. Received comments may be seen in the Division of Dockets Management between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Dated: October 7, 2005. Linda S. Kahan, Deputy Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health. [FR Doc. 05–22268 Filed 11–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. 2004D–0146] Guidance for Industry: Validation of Analytical Procedures for Type C Medicated Feeds; Availability AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, Notice. 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Electronic Access Copies of the guidance document entitled ‘‘Validation of Analytical Procedures for Type C Medicated Feeds’’ may be obtained from the CVM Home Page (http://www.fda.gov/cvm) and from the Division of Dockets Management Web site (http:// www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/ default.htm). Dated: October 31, 2005. Jeffrey Shuren, Assistant Commissioner for Policy. [FR Doc. 05–22222 Filed 11–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, a collection of information must display a valid OMB control number. The existing valid OMB control numbers for this information collection are 0910–0032 and 0910– 0154. This guidance contains no new collections of information. Indian Health Service III. Significance of Guidance AGENCY: This level 1 guidance is being issued consistent with FDA’s good guidance practices regulation (21 CFR 10.115). This guidance represents the agency’s current thinking on the topic. 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Comments should be PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Proposed Collection: Indian Health Service Background Investigations of Individuals in Positions Involving Regular Contact With or Control Over Indian Children OPM—306 Request for Public Comment: 30-Day Notice Indian Health Service, HHS. Request for Public Comment: 30-day Proposed Information Collection: Indian Health Service Background Investigations of Individuals in Positions Involving Regular Contact With or Control Over Indian Children OPM–306. ACTION: SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, for opportunity for public comment on proposed information collection projects, the Indian Health Service (IHS) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve the information collection listed below. This proposed information collection project was published in the August 3, 2005, Federal Register (70 51826) and allowed 60 days for public comment. No public comment was received in response to the notice. The purpose of this notice is to allow 30 days for public comment to be submitted to OMB. PROPOSED COLLECTION: Title: 0917–0028, ‘‘Indian Health Service Background Investigations of Individuals in Positions Involving Regular Contact With or Control Over E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1 67726 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 215 / Tuesday, November 8, 2005 / Notices Indian Children OPM–306’’. Type of Information Collection Request: Extention of a currently approved collection which expires November 30, 2005. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently approved collection which expires November 30, 2005. Form Number: OF– 306 Addendum to Declaration for Federal Employment (OF 306) Indian Health Service Child Care & Indian Child Care Worker Positions. Need and Use of Information Collection: This is a request for approval of collection information required by section 408 of the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act, Public Law 101–630, 104 Stat. 4544, 25 U.S.C. 3201–3211. The IHS is required to compile a list of all authorized positions within the IHS where the duties and responsibilities involve regular contact with, or control over, Indian children; and to conduct an investigation of the character of each individual who is employed, or is being considered for employment in a position having regular contact with, or control over, Indian children. Section 3207(b) of the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act was amended by Section 814 of S. 3031, the Native American Laws Technical Corrections Act of 2000, which requires that the regulations prescribing the minimum standards of character ensure that none of the individuals appointed to positions involving regular contact with, or control over Indian children have been found guilty of, or entered a plea of nolo contendere or guilty to any felonious offense, or any of two or more misdemeanor offenses under Federal, State, or Tribal law involving crimes of violence; sexual assault, molestation, exploitation, contact or prostitution, crimes against persons; or offenses committed against children. In addition, 42 U.S.C. 13041 requires each agency of the Federal government and every facility operated by the Federal government (or operated under contract with the Federal government), that hires (or contracts for hire) individuals involved with children under the age of 18 or child care services to assure that all existing and newly-hired employees undergo a criminal history background check. The background is to be initiated through the personnel program of the applicable Federal agency. This section requires employment applications for individuals who are seeking work for an agency of the Federal government, or for a facility or program operated by (or through contract with) the Federal government, in positions involved with the provision to children under the age of 18 or child care services, to contain a question asking whether the individual has ever been arrested for or charged with a crime involving a child. Affected Public: Individual and households. Type of Respondents: Individuals. Table 1 below provides the following: Types of data collection instruments, estimated number of respondents, number of responses per respondent, annual number of responses, average burden hour per response, and total annual burden hour. ESTIMATED BURDEN HOURS Estimated number of respondents 42 CFR Part 36 Addendum to OF306 Declaration for Federal Employment ............................ Responses per respondent 200 Average burden hour per response * 1 Total annual burden hrs 0.25 (15 min) 500 * For ease of understanding, burden hours are also provided in actual minutes. There are no Capital Costs, Operating Costs and/or Maintenance Costs to report. Request for Comments: Your written comments and/or suggestions are invited on one or more of the following points: (a) Whether the information collection activity is necessary to carry out an agency function; (b) whether the IHS processes the information collected in a useful and timely fashion; (c) the accuracy of the public burden estimate (the estimated amount of time needed for individual respondents to provide the requested information); (d) whether the methodology and assumptions used to determine the estimate are logical; (e) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information being collected; and (f) ways to minimize the public burden through the use of automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Direct Comments to OMB: Send your written comments and suggestions regarding the proposed information collection contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:11 Nov 07, 2005 Jkt 208001 time, to: Office of Management and Budget, Office of Regulatory Affairs, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for IHS. To request more information on the proposed collection or to obtain a copy of the data collection instrument(s) and/ or instruction(s), contact: Mrs. Christina Rouleau, IHS Reports Clearance Officer, 801 Thompson Avenue, TMP Suite 450, Rockville, MD 20852–1601, or call nontoll free (301) 443–5938 or send via facsimile to (301) 443–2316, or send your e-mail requests, comments, and return address to: crouleau@hqe.ihs.gov. Comment Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received on or before 30 days of the date of this publication. Dated: October 28, 2005. Robert G. McSwain, Deputy Director, Indian Health Service. [FR Doc. 05–22221 Filed 11–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–16–M PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Indian Health Service [Funding Opportunity Number HHS–2006– IHS–SP–0001] [CFDA Numbers: 93.971, 93.123, and 93.972] Health Professions Preparatory, Health Professions Pregraduate and Indian Health Professions Scholarship Programs Announcement Type: Initial. Key Dates: Application Deadline: February 28, 2006. Application Review: March 27–31, 2006. Application Notification: Third week of June 2006. Award Start Date: August 1, 2006. I. Funding Opportunity Description The Indian Health Service (IHS) is committed to encouraging American Indians and Alaska Natives to enter the health professions and to assuring the availability of Indian health professionals to serve Indians. The IHS is committed to the recruitment of students for the following programs: • The Indian Health Professions Preparatory Scholarships authorized by E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Indian Health Service


Proposed Collection: Indian Health Service Background 
Investigations of Individuals in Positions Involving Regular Contact 
With or Control Over Indian Children OPM--306 Request for Public 
Comment: 30-Day Notice

AGENCY: Indian Health Service, HHS.

ACTION: Request for Public Comment: 30-day Proposed Information 
Collection: Indian Health Service Background Investigations of 
Individuals in Positions Involving Regular Contact With or Control Over 
Indian Children OPM-306.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, for opportunity for public comment on proposed 
information collection projects, the Indian Health Service (IHS) has 
submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to 
review and approve the information collection listed below. This 
proposed information collection project was published in the August 3, 
2005, Federal Register (70 51826) and allowed 60 days for public 
comment. No public comment was received in response to the notice. The 
purpose of this notice is to allow 30 days for public comment to be 
submitted to OMB.
    PROPOSED COLLECTION: Title: 0917-0028, ``Indian Health Service 
Background Investigations of Individuals in Positions Involving Regular 
Contact With or Control Over

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Indian Children OPM-306''. Type of Information Collection Request: 
Extention of a currently approved collection which expires November 30, 
2005. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently 
approved collection which expires November 30, 2005. Form Number: OF-
306 Addendum to Declaration for Federal Employment (OF 306) Indian 
Health Service Child Care & Indian Child Care Worker Positions. Need 
and Use of Information Collection: This is a request for approval of 
collection information required by section 408 of the Indian Child 
Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act, Public Law 101-630, 104 
Stat. 4544, 25 U.S.C. 3201-3211. The IHS is required to compile a list 
of all authorized positions within the IHS where the duties and 
responsibilities involve regular contact with, or control over, Indian 
children; and to conduct an investigation of the character of each 
individual who is employed, or is being considered for employment in a 
position having regular contact with, or control over, Indian children. 
Section 3207(b) of the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence 
Prevention Act was amended by Section 814 of S. 3031, the Native 
American Laws Technical Corrections Act of 2000, which requires that 
the regulations prescribing the minimum standards of character ensure 
that none of the individuals appointed to positions involving regular 
contact with, or control over Indian children have been found guilty 
of, or entered a plea of nolo contendere or guilty to any felonious 
offense, or any of two or more misdemeanor offenses under Federal, 
State, or Tribal law involving crimes of violence; sexual assault, 
molestation, exploitation, contact or prostitution, crimes against 
persons; or offenses committed against children. In addition, 42 U.S.C. 
13041 requires each agency of the Federal government and every facility 
operated by the Federal government (or operated under contract with the 
Federal government), that hires (or contracts for hire) individuals 
involved with children under the age of 18 or child care services to 
assure that all existing and newly-hired employees undergo a criminal 
history background check. The background is to be initiated through the 
personnel program of the applicable Federal agency. This section 
requires employment applications for individuals who are seeking work 
for an agency of the Federal government, or for a facility or program 
operated by (or through contract with) the Federal government, in 
positions involved with the provision to children under the age of 18 
or child care services, to contain a question asking whether the 
individual has ever been arrested for or charged with a crime involving 
a child. Affected Public: Individual and households. Type of 
Respondents: Individuals. Table 1 below provides the following: Types 
of data collection instruments, estimated number of respondents, number 
of responses per respondent, annual number of responses, average burden 
hour per response, and total annual burden hour.

                                             Estimated Burden Hours
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                                                     Estimated                        Average
                 42 CFR Part 36                      number of     Responses per    burden hour    Total annual
                                                    respondents     respondent    per response *    burden hrs
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Addendum to OF306 Declaration for Federal                    200               1   0.25 (15 min)            500
 Employment.....................................
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 * For ease of understanding, burden hours are also provided in actual minutes.

    There are no Capital Costs, Operating Costs and/or Maintenance 
Costs to report.
    Request for Comments: Your written comments and/or suggestions are 
invited on one or more of the following points: (a) Whether the 
information collection activity is necessary to carry out an agency 
function; (b) whether the IHS processes the information collected in a 
useful and timely fashion; (c) the accuracy of the public burden 
estimate (the estimated amount of time needed for individual 
respondents to provide the requested information); (d) whether the 
methodology and assumptions used to determine the estimate are logical; 
(e) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information being collected; and (f) ways to minimize the public burden 
through the use of automated, electronic, mechanical, or other 
technological collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Direct Comments to OMB: Send your written comments and suggestions 
regarding the proposed information collection contained in this notice, 
especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated 
response time, to: Office of Management and Budget, Office of 
Regulatory Affairs, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, 
Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for IHS.
    To request more information on the proposed collection or to obtain 
a copy of the data collection instrument(s) and/or instruction(s), 
contact: Mrs. Christina Rouleau, IHS Reports Clearance Officer, 801 
Thompson Avenue, TMP Suite 450, Rockville, MD 20852-1601, or call non-
toll free (301) 443-5938 or send via facsimile to (301) 443-2316, or 
send your e-mail requests, comments, and return address to: 
crouleau@hqe.ihs.gov.
    Comment Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection 
are best assured of having their full effect if received on or before 
30 days of the date of this publication.

    Dated: October 28, 2005.
Robert G. McSwain,
Deputy Director, Indian Health Service.
[FR Doc. 05-22221 Filed 11-7-05; 8:45 am]
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