Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request; Proposed Projects, 38888-38889 [06-6079]

Download as PDF 38888 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 131 / Monday, July 10, 2006 / Notices matters of electronic assistance administration policy in dealing with recipients, OMB, other Federal agencies, and the public in general. The Division reports to the Director, Office of Grants Systems Modernization. II. Continuation of Policy: Except as inconsistent with this reorganization, all statements of policy and interpretations with respect to the Office of Grants (AMT) and the Office of Finance (AMS) heretofore issued and in effect prior to this reorganization are continued in full force and effect. III. Delegation of Authority: All delegations and redelegations of authority made to officials and employees of the Office of Grants (AMT) and the Office of Finance (AMS) will continue in them or their successors pending further redelegation, provided they are consistent with this reorganization. IV. Funds, Personnel and Equipment: Transfer of organizations and functions affected by this reorganization shall be accompanied by direct and support funds, positions, personnel, records, equipment, supplies, and other sources. Dated: June 30, 2006. Michael Leavitt, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services. [FR Doc. 06–6067 Filed 7–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–24–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry The Program Peer Review Subcommittee of the Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC), Centers for Disease Control And Prevention (CDC), National Center for Environmental Health/ Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (NCEH/ATSDR): Teleconference. In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), CDC, NCEH/ATSCR announces the following subcommittee meeting: Dated: July 3, 2006. Alvin Hall, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E6–10706 Filed 7–7–06; 8:45 am] Name: Program Peer Review Subcommittee (PPRS). Time and Date: 10 a.m.–12 p.m. eastern daylight savings time, July 24, 2006. Place: The teleconference will originate at NCEH/ATSDR in Atlanta, Georgia. To participate, dial 877/315–6535 and enter conference code 383520. Purpose: Under the charge of the BSC, NCEH/ATSDR, the PPRS will provide the BSC, NCEH/ATSDR with advice and recommendations on NCEH/ATSDR program peer review. They will serve the function of organizing, facilitating, and providing a longterm perspective to the conduct of NCEH/ ATSDR program peer review. Matters To Be Discussed: A review of the June 26, 2006 PPRS meeting regarding NCEH/ATSDR Director’s priorities and vision for the program peer peview process; a discussion of revised Peer Review Review Questionnaires for Site Specific Activities, October 2006 Review; a review, discussion and finalization of Nominated External Peer Reviewers for Site Specific Activities, October 2006 Review; and a discussion regarding proposed revised Suggested CrossCutting Functional Areas for Peer Review. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Supplementary Information: This meeting is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. eastern daylight savings time. To participate, please dial (877) 315–6535 and enter conference code 383520. Public comment period is scheduled for 11:30–11:40 a.m. For Further Information Contact: Sandra Malcom, Committee Management Specialist, Office of Science, NCEH/ATSDR, M/S E–28, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30333, telephone 404/498–0622. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities for both CDC and NCEH/ATSDR. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES BILLING CODE 4163–18–P Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request; Proposed Projects Title: Procedures to Use the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) for Construction or Major Renovation. OMB No.: 0970–0160. Description: The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act, as amended, allows Indian Tribes to use the CCDF grant awards for construction and renovation of child care facilities. A Tribal grantee must first request and receive approval from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) before using CCDF funds for construction or major renovation. This information collection contains the statutorily mandated uniform procedures for the solicitation and consideration of requests, including instructions for preparation of environmental assessments in conjunction with the National Environmental Policy Act. The proposed draft procedures update the procedures that were originally issued in August 1997 and last updated in January 2004. Respondents will be CCDF Tribal grantees requesting to use CCDF funds for construction or major renovation. Respondents: Tribal Child Care Lead Agencies acting on behalf of Tribal Governments. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instrument sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Construction or Renovation ............................................................................. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 200. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:57 Jul 07, 2006 Jkt 208001 10 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, PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of responses per respondent 1 Average burden hours per response 20 Total burden hours 200 DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. E-mail address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. E:\FR\FM\10JYN1.SGM 10JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 131 / Monday, July 10, 2006 / Notices 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 8, 2006. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 06–6079 Filed 7–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Proposed Collection; Comment Request; NIH Leadership Development Programs Evaluation 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 Office of the Director (OD), 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. PROPOSED COLLECTION: Title: NIH Leadership Development Programs Evaluation. Type of Information Collection Request: NEW. Need and Use of Information Collection: This evaluation will focus on Leadership Development Programs that are administered at NIH. These programs are integral components in the NIH Human Capital Strategy, submitted to the HHS/Office of the Secretary. NIH has committed to an evaluation of all leadership development programs as part of the Human Capital Strategy. The overarching purpose of evaluating the NIH Leadership Development Programs is to assess the effectiveness of existing programs as analyzed against the needs of the NIH community. The findings of this study will be used to: (1) Implement recommendations for program: Realignment, modification, retirement, and/or development; (2) assess the VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:10 Jul 07, 2006 Jkt 208001 investments in the programs as they relate to the NIH Human Capital Strategy and NIH budget priorities; (3) improve communication of the programs and promote awareness throughout the NIH community; (4) identify opportunities for sharing best practices, reducing redundancies, and emphasize trans-NIH and/or IC program impacts; (5) conduct more effective succession planning to strategically optimize the leadership pipeline; and (6) integrate recommendations with the current NIH workforce planning initiative. The findings of this study will be used to ensure that programs meet the NIH Human Capital Strategy goals. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Affected Public: Individuals. Types of Respondents: Past program participants, program managers, officials who have selected both graduates and nongraduates from leadership development programs, and key administrative and scientific leaders across a diverse representation of the NIH’s 27 Institutes/Centers. The annual reporting burden is as follows: Estimated Number of Respondents: 100; Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1; and Average Burden Hours Per Response: 1. There are no Capital Costs to report. There are no Operating or Maintenance Costs to report. Request for Comments: Written comments and/or suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments, contact Debbie Butcher, Acting Director, NIH Training Center, WSDD, OD, NIH, Suite 100, 6120 Executive Blvd., Rockville, MD 20852, or call non-toll-free number 301–435– 6755 or E-mail your request, including your address to: butcherd@od.nih.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38889 Comments Due Date: Comments regarding this information collection are best assured of having their full effect if received within 60 days of the date of this publication. Dated: June 28, 2006. Debbie Butcher, Acting Director, NIH Training Center, OD, National Institutes of Health. [FR Doc. E6–10726 Filed 7–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Toxicology Program (NTP); Liaison and Scientific Review Office; Meeting of the NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Technical Reports Review Subcommittee National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH). ACTION: Meeting announcement and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to Public Law 92– 463, notice is hereby given of a meeting of the NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Technical Reports Review Subcommittee (TRR Subcommittee). The primary agenda topic is the peer review of the findings and conclusions presented in five draft NTP Technical Reports of rodent toxicology and carcinogenicity studies in genetically modified mice conducted by the NTP (see Preliminary Agenda below). The TRR Subcommittee meeting is open to the public with time scheduled for oral public comment. The NTP also invites written comments on any draft technical report discussed at the meeting. The TRR Subcommittee deliberations on the draft technical reports will be reported to the NTP Board of Scientific Counselors (BSC) at a future date. DATES: The TRR Subcommittee meeting will be held on August 28, 2006. All individuals who plan to attend are encouraged to register online by August 14, 2006, at the NTP Web site (http:// ntp.niehs.nih.gov/ select ‘‘Calendar of Upcoming Events’’). In order to facilitate planning for this meeting, persons wishing to make an oral presentation are asked to notify Dr. Barbara Shane via online registration, phone, or e-mail (see ADDRESSES below) by August 14, 2006, and if possible, to send a copy of the statement or talking points at that time. Written comments on the draft reports are also welcome and should also be received by August 14, 2006, to enable E:\FR\FM\10JYN1.SGM 10JYN1

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[FR Doc No: 06-6079]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request; 
Proposed Projects

    Title: Procedures to Use the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) 
for Construction or Major Renovation.
    OMB No.: 0970-0160.
    Description: The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act, as 
amended, allows Indian Tribes to use the CCDF grant awards for 
construction and renovation of child care facilities. A Tribal grantee 
must first request and receive approval from the Administration for 
Children and Families (ACF) before using CCDF funds for construction or 
major renovation. This information collection contains the statutorily 
mandated uniform procedures for the solicitation and consideration of 
requests, including instructions for preparation of environmental 
assessments in conjunction with the National Environmental Policy Act. 
The proposed draft procedures update the procedures that were 
originally issued in August 1997 and last updated in January 2004. 
Respondents will be CCDF Tribal grantees requesting to use CCDF funds 
for construction or major renovation.
    Respondents: Tribal Child Care Lead Agencies acting on behalf of 
Tribal Governments.

                                             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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Construction or Renovation......................              10               1              20             200
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 200.
    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, DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. E-mail 
address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified 
by the title of the information collection.

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    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 8, 2006.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 06-6079 Filed 7-7-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-M