Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 66787 [06-9224]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 221 / Thursday, November 16, 2006 / Notices 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: November 9, 2006. Robert Sargis, Report Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 06–9223 Filed 11–15–06; 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 Title: Public Education Study on Public Knowledge of Abstinence and Abstinence Education. OMB No.: New Collection. Description: In support of the goal to prevent unwed childbearing, pregnancy, and sexually transmitted diseases, Congress has recently authorized funding increases to support abstinence education. 66787 To learn more about the public’s views, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) will conduct a public opinion survey of a nationally representative sample of adolescents (age 12 to 18) and their parents to examine current attitudes on abstinence and knowledge of abstinence education. The survey data will be used to inform current and future public education campaigns. In addition, the information gathered will assist ACF with grant administration and technical assistance activities. The survey will ask parents (one parent per adolescent) and adolescents about their views and attitudes about abstinence until marriage, awareness of abstinence education, and views and attitudes about abstinence education. Each parent and adolescent interview will take approximately 20 minutes to complete. Respondents: A nationally representative sample of adolescents will be selected through a random-digitdial sample of households with landline telephones. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours Telephone interview ......................................................................................... 1 2,000 1 0.33 660 pwalker on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES 1 1,000 adolescent/parent pairs. Total annual burden estimates: 660. 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) VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:27 Nov 15, 2006 Jkt 211001 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: November 8, 2006. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 06–9224 Filed 11–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M 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. PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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\16NON1.SGM 16NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 221 (Thursday, November 16, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

    Title: Public Education Study on Public Knowledge of Abstinence and 
Abstinence Education.
    OMB No.: New Collection.
    Description: In support of the goal to prevent unwed childbearing, 
pregnancy, and sexually transmitted diseases, Congress has recently 
authorized funding increases to support abstinence education.
    To learn more about the public's views, the Administration for 
Children and Families (ACF) will conduct a public opinion survey of a 
nationally representative sample of adolescents (age 12 to 18) and 
their parents to examine current attitudes on abstinence and knowledge 
of abstinence education. The survey data will be used to inform current 
and future public education campaigns. In addition, the information 
gathered will assist ACF with grant administration and technical 
assistance activities. The survey will ask parents (one parent per 
adolescent) and adolescents about their views and attitudes about 
abstinence until marriage, awareness of abstinence education, and views 
and attitudes about abstinence education. Each parent and adolescent 
interview will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.
    Respondents: A nationally representative sample of adolescents will 
be selected through a random-digit-dial sample of households with 
landline telephones.

                                             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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Telephone interview.........................       \1\ 2,000                1             0.33              660
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\1\ 1,000 adolescent/parent pairs.

    Total annual burden estimates: 660.
    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: November 8, 2006.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 06-9224 Filed 11-15-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-M