Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 60730-60731 [06-8690]

Download as PDF 60730 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 199 / Monday, October 16, 2006 / Notices may make searching for a record easier and prevent delay. SYSTEMS EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ACT: None. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURE: [FR Doc. E6–17058 Filed 10–13–06; 8:45 am] For purpose of access, use the same procedures outlined in Notification Procedures above. Requestors should also specify the record contents being sought. (These procedures are in accordance with department regulation 45 CFR 5b.5(a)(2)). CONTESTING RECORDS PROCEDURES: The subject individual should contact the system manager named above, and reasonably identify the records and specify the information to be contested. State the corrective action sought and the reasons for the correction with supporting justification. (These Procedures are in accordance with Department regulation 45 CFR 5b.7). RECORDS SOURCE CATEGORIES: Medicaid and Medicare enrollment, claims, and provider records. BILLING CODE 4120–03–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: Child Care and Development Fund Plan for States/Territories for FY 2008–2009. OMB No.: 0970–0114. Description: The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Plan (the Plan) for States and Territories is required from each CCDF Lead Agency in accordance with Section 658E of the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990, as amended (Pub. L. 101–508, Pub. L. 104–193, and 42 U.S.C. 9858). The implementing regulations for the statutorily required Plan are set forth at 45 CFR 98.10 through 98.18. The Plan, submitted on the ACF–118, is required biennially, and remains in effect for two years. The Plan provides ACF and the public with a description of, and assurance about, the State’s or the Territory’s child care program. The ACF–118 is currently approved through June 30, 2008, making it available to States and Territories needing to submit Plan Amendments through the end of the FY 2007 Plan Period. However, in July 2007, States and Territories will be required to submit their FY 2008–2009 Plans. Consistent with the statute and regulations, ACF requests extension of the ACF–118 with minor corrections and modifications. The Tribal Plan (ACF–118A) is not affected by this notice. Respondents: State and Territorial CCDF Lead Agencies. Annual Burden Estimates: Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours ACF–118 .......................................................................................................... jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Instrument 56 .5 162.57 4,552 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,552. 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. 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) VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:16 Oct 13, 2006 Jkt 211001 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: October 11, 2006. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 06–8689 Filed 10–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: Child Care and Development Fund Quarterly Financial Report (ACF– 696). PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 OMB No.: 0970–0163. Description: States and Territories use this form to report expenditures for the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) on a quarterly basis. The form, which is also available electronically through a Web-based application, provides specific data regarding expenditures, obligations, and estimates. It provides States and Territories with a mechanism to request grant awards and certify the availability of State matching funds. Failure to collect this data could seriously compromise the ability of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to monitor expenditures. This form may also be used to prepare ACF budget submissions to Congress. Office of Management and Budget approval for the current form expires on March 31, 2007. Respondents: States and Territories that are CCDF grantees. Annual Burden Estimates: E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1 60731 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 199 / Monday, October 16, 2006 / Notices Instrument Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours ACF–696 .......................................................................................................... 56 4 5 1,120 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,120. 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. 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: October 11, 2006. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 06–8690 Filed 10–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Title: OCSE–75 Tribal Child Support Enforcement Program Annual Data Report. OMB No.: New Collection. Description: The data collected by form OCSE–75 are used to prepare the OCSE preliminary and annual data reports. In addition, Tribes administering CSE programs under Title IV–D of the Social Security Act are required to report program status and accomplishments and submit the OCSE–75 report annually. Respondents: Tribal Child Support Enforcement Organizations or the Department/Agency/Bureau responsible for Child Support Enforcement in each tribe. Annual Burden Estimates: Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours OCSE–75 ......................................................................................................... jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Instrument 9 1 2.5 22.5 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 22.5. Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained 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. 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, 725 17th Street, NW., VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:16 Oct 13, 2006 Jkt 211001 Washington, DC 20503, Attn: Desk Officer for ACF; E-mail address: Katherine_T.Astrich@omb.eop.gov. Dated: October 11, 2006. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Office. [FR Doc. 06–8691 Filed 10–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Notice for October 2006 Advisory Committee Meeting Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice of meeting; Advisory Committee on Head Start Accountability and Educational Performance Measures. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: The Secretary of Health and Human Services, by authority of 42 U.S.C. 9836A, section 641A(b) of the Head Start Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), has formed the Advisory Committee on Head Start Accountability and Educational Performance Measures (the Committee). The Committee is governed by the provisions of Public Law 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2). The function of the Committee is to help assess the progress of HHS in developing and implementing educational measures in the Head Start Program. This includes the Head Start National Reporting System (NRS). The Committee is to provide recommendations for integrating NRS with other ongoing assessments of the effectiveness of the program. The Committee will make recommendations as to how NRS and other assessment data can be included in the broader Head Start measurement efforts found in the Family and Child Experiences E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: Child Care and Development Fund Quarterly Financial Report 
(ACF-696).
    OMB No.: 0970-0163.
    Description: States and Territories use this form to report 
expenditures for the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) on a 
quarterly basis. The form, which is also available electronically 
through a Web-based application, provides specific data regarding 
expenditures, obligations, and estimates. It provides States and 
Territories with a mechanism to request grant awards and certify the 
availability of State matching funds. Failure to collect this data 
could seriously compromise the ability of the Administration for 
Children and Families (ACF) to monitor expenditures. This form may also 
be used to prepare ACF budget submissions to Congress. Office of 
Management and Budget approval for the current form expires on March 
31, 2007.
    Respondents: States and Territories that are CCDF grantees.
    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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ACF-696.....................................              56                4                5            1,120
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,120.
    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.
    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: October 11, 2006.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 06-8690 Filed 10-13-06; 8:45 am]
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