Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 69343-69344 [05-22625]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 219 / Tuesday, November 15, 2005 / Notices publishing the following summary of proposed collections for public comment. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of Currently Approved Collection; Title of Information Collection: Public Health Service Policies on Research Misconduct (42 CFR Part 93; Form/OMB No.: OS–0937–0198; Use: Section 493 of the Public Health Service Act and 42 CFR Part 93 require each institution that applies for research and research-related grants to establish policies and procedures for investigation and reporting instances of alleged or apparent misconduct. Frequency: Recordkeeping, reporting, annually; Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, not-for-profit institutions; and individuals or households, Federal government, state, local or tribal government; Annual Number of Respondents: 4,000; Total Annual Responses: 3,800; Average Burden Per Response: Six minutes; Total Annual Hours: 400; To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed paperwork collections referenced above, access the HHS Web site address at http://www.hhs.gov/ oirm/infocollect/pending/ or e-mail your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and OS document identifier, to naomi.cook@hhs.gov, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (202) 690–6162. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collections must be mailed within 60 days of this notice directly to the OS Paperwork Clearance Officer designated at the following address: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Assistant Secretary for Budget, Technology, and Finance, Office of Information and Resource Management, Attention: Naomi Cook (0937–0198), VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:50 Nov 14, 2005 Jkt 208001 Room 531–H, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201. Dated: November 3, 2005. Robert E. Polson, Office of the Secretary, Paperwork Reduction Act Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–22571 Filed 11–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–31–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the National Coordinator (the Community); Announcement of Meeting SUMMARY: This notice announces the second meeting of the American Health Information Community in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. No. 92–463, 5 U.S.C., App.) The American Health Information Community will advise the Secretary and recommend specific actions to achieve a common interoperability framework for health information technology (IT). DATES: November 29, 2005 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: Department of Health and Human Services’ Hubert H. Humphrey building (200 Independence Ave., Southwest, Washington, DC 20201), conference room 800. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: http://www.hhs.gov/healthit. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A Web cast of the second Community meeting will be available on the NIH Web site at: http://www.videocast.nih.gov/. Dated: November 8, 2005. Dana Haza, Acting Director of the Office of Programs and Coordination, Office of the National Coordinator. [FR Doc. 05–22564 Filed 11–14–05; 8:45am] 69343 members of the Panel do not attend regularlyscheduled meetings and do not serve for fixed terms or a long period of time. Rather, they are asked to participate in particular review meetings which require their type of expertise. Substantial segments of the upcoming SEP meeting listed below will be closed to the public in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, section 10(d) of 5 U.S.C., Appendix 2 and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6). Grant applications for the Pilot Testing of Electronic Prescribing Standards will be discussed at this meeting. These discussions are likely to reveal personal information concerning individuals associated with the applications. This information is exempt from mandatory disclosure under the abovecited statutes. SEP Meeting on: Pilot Testing of Electronic Prescribing Standards—Cooperative Agreements. Date: December 1, 2005 (Open on December 1 from 8 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. and closed for the remainder of the meeting). Place: John M. Eisenberg Building, AHRQ Conference Center, 540 Gaither Road, Rockville, Maryland 20850. Contact Person: Anyone wishing to obtain a roster of members, agenda or minutes of the non-confidential portions of this meeting should contact Mrs. Bonnie Campbell, Committee Management Officer, Office of Extramural Research, Education and Priority Populations, AHRQ, 540 Gaither Road, Room 2038, Rockville, Maryland 20850, Telephone (301) 427–1554. Agenda items for this meeting are subject to change as priorities dictate. Dated: November 3, 2005. Carolyn M. Clancy, Director. [FR Doc. 05–22597 Filed 11–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families BILLING CODE 4150–24–M Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Title: Evaluation of the Refugee Social Service (RSS) and Targeted Assistance Formula Grant (TAG) Programs: Data Collection. OMB No.: New Collection. Description: The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) funds the Refugee Social Services (RSS) and Targeted Assistance Formula Grant (TAG) programs, which are designed to help refugees achieve economic success quickly following their arrival in the U.S. through employment services, English-language instruction, vocational training, and other social services. ORR is sponsoring a project to (1) conduct a comprehensive Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Notice of Meeting In accordance with section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C., Appendix 2), announcement is made of a Health Care Policy and Research Special Emphasis Panel (SEP) meeting. A Special Emphasis Panel is a group of experts in fields related to health care research who are invited by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and agree to be available, to conduct on an as needed basis, scientific reviews of applications for AHRQ support. Individual PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1 69344 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 219 / Tuesday, November 15, 2005 / Notices evaluation of the effectiveness of ORR employability services through RSS and TAG, and (2) propose options for institutionalizing ongoing evaluation and performance assessment into the programs. ORR is requesting OMB clearance for three methods of information collection: (1) Interviews with state and local refugee program administrators and service providers in three sites to learn about service delivery and organizational arrangements, and with a small number of local employers who work with RSSand TAG-funded service providers to learn about their experiences with the programs; (2) a sample of 1,125 refugees to collect data on refugees’ employment an earnings outcomes; (3) two to four focus groups with seven to ten program clients in each of the three sites to obtain customer perspectives of the services they received and their adjustment experiences. Respondents (1) Interviews will be conducted with three state refugee coordinators, voluntary agency (VOLAG) and Mutual Assistance Association (MAA) staff, local RSS and TAG service providers, and employers who employ significant numbers of refugees. (2) The respondents of the survey are refugees who have been in the United States for fewer than five years, and, thus, are eligible for RSS and TAG services. The survey relies on a mixedmode data collection method that involves both telephone and in-person interviews. If individuals cannot be reached by phone, an attempt will be made to contact them in person. Approximately 900 of the 1,125 refugees sampled will complete the survey over a nine-week period. (3) Respondents of the focus groups will include refugees who have received RSS- and TAG-funded services. Approximately 70 refugees will participate in the focus groups. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instrument Interviews with program staff ......................................................................... Interviews with employers ............................................................................. Survey of refugees ........................................................................................ Focus group with program clients ................................................................. Number of responses per respondent 60 12 900 70 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 899. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Additional Information Food and Drug Administration 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: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. [Docket No. 2005N–0317] OMB Comment ACTION: 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. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that a proposed collection of information has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Fax written comments on the collection of information by December 15, 2005. ADDRESSES: OMB is still experiencing significant delays in the regular mail, including first class and express mail, and messenger deliveries are not being accepted. To ensure that comments on the information collection are received, OMB recommends that comments be faxed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, Attn: Fumie Yokota, Desk Officer for FDA, FAX: 202–395–6974. Dated: November 8, 2005. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–22625 Filed 11–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:50 Nov 14, 2005 Jkt 208001 Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Record Retention Requirements for the Soy Protein and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease Health Claim AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. Notice. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Average burden hours per response 1 1 1 1 Total burden hours 1 2 0.75 2 60 24 675 140 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Robbins, Office of Management Programs (HFA–250), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, 301–827–1223. In compliance with 44 U.S.C. 3507, FDA has submitted the following proposed collection of information to OMB for review and clearance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Record Retention Requirements for the Soy Protein and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease Health Claim—21 CFR 101.82(c)(2)(ii)(B) (OMB Control Number 0910–0428)—Extension Section 403(r)(3)(A)(i) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 U.S.C. 343(r)(3)(A)(i)) provides for the use of food label statements characterizing a relationship of any nutrient of the type required to be in the label or labeling of the food to a disease or a health related condition only where that statement meets the requirements of the regulations issued by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to authorize the use of such a health claim. Section 101.82 (21 CFR 101.82) of FDA’s regulations authorizes a health claim for food labels about soy protein and the risk of coronary heart disease. To bear the soy protein/coronary heart disease health claim, foods must contain at least 6.25 grams of soy protein per reference amount customarily consumed. Analytical methods for measuring total protein can be used to quantify the E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    Title: Evaluation of the Refugee Social Service (RSS) and Targeted 
Assistance Formula Grant (TAG) Programs: Data Collection.
    OMB No.: New Collection.
    Description: The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) within the 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) funds the Refugee 
Social Services (RSS) and Targeted Assistance Formula Grant (TAG) 
programs, which are designed to help refugees achieve economic success 
quickly following their arrival in the U.S. through employment 
services, English-language instruction, vocational training, and other 
social services. ORR is sponsoring a project to (1) conduct a 
comprehensive

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evaluation of the effectiveness of ORR employability services through 
RSS and TAG, and (2) propose options for institutionalizing ongoing 
evaluation and performance assessment into the programs. ORR is 
requesting OMB clearance for three methods of information collection: 
(1) Interviews with state and local refugee program administrators and 
service providers in three sites to learn about service delivery and 
organizational arrangements, and with a small number of local employers 
who work with RSS- and TAG-funded service providers to learn about 
their experiences with the programs; (2) a sample of 1,125 refugees to 
collect data on refugees' employment an earnings outcomes; (3) two to 
four focus groups with seven to ten program clients in each of the 
three sites to obtain customer perspectives of the services they 
received and their adjustment experiences.

Respondents

    (1) Interviews will be conducted with three state refugee 
coordinators, voluntary agency (VOLAG) and Mutual Assistance 
Association (MAA) staff, local RSS and TAG service providers, and 
employers who employ significant numbers of refugees.
    (2) The respondents of the survey are refugees who have been in the 
United States for fewer than five years, and, thus, are eligible for 
RSS and TAG services. The survey relies on a mixed-mode data collection 
method that involves both telephone and in-person interviews. If 
individuals cannot be reached by phone, an attempt will be made to 
contact them in person. Approximately 900 of the 1,125 refugees sampled 
will complete the survey over a nine-week period.
    (3) Respondents of the focus groups will include refugees who have 
received RSS- and TAG-funded services. Approximately 70 refugees will 
participate in the focus groups.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of        Average
                   Instrument                        Number of     responses per   burden hours    Total burden
                                                    respondents     respondent     per response        hours
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Interviews with program staff...................              60               1            1                 60
Interviews with employers.......................              12               1            2                 24
Survey of refugees..............................             900               1            0.75             675
Focus group with program clients................              70               1            2                140
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 899.

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: infocollection@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: November 8, 2005.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-22625 Filed 11-14-05; 8:45 am]
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