Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 69568-69569 [06-9487]

Download as PDF 69568 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 231 / Friday, December 1, 2006 / Notices Estimated Costs to the Federal Government The cost estimate to the federal government is $1,400,000. Request for Comments In accordance with the above-cited legislation, comments on AHRQ’s information collection are requested with regard to any of the following: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of health care research and information dissemination functions of AHRQ, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of AHRQ’s estimate of burden (including hours and costs) of the proposed collection(s) 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 upon the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval of the proposed information collection. All comments will become a matter of public record. Dated: November 20, 2006. Carolyn M. Clancy, Director. [FR Doc. 06–9485 Filed 11–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 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 members of the Panel do not attend regularly scheduled 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 Announcement of Availability of Funds for Grants regarding Adolescent Family Life (AFL) Research are to be reviewed and discussed at this meeting. This program is sponsored by the Office of Population Affairs. These discussions are likely to reveal personal information concerning individuals associated with the applications. This information is exempt from mandatory disclosure under the above-cited statutes. SEP Meeting on: Announcement of Availability of Funds for Grants regarding Adolescent Family Life (AFL) Research. Date: December 11, 2006 (Open on December 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 8:45 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 20, 2006. Carolyn M. Clancy, Director. [FR Doc. 06–9486 Filed 11–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: Itemized Undistributed Collections (Schedule UDC). OMB No.: 0970–0268. Description: State agencies administering the Child Support Enforcement Program under Title IV–D of the Social Security Act are required to provide information each fiscal quarter to the Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) concerning administrative expenditures and the receipt and disposition of child support payments from non-custodial parents (Forms OCSE–396A and OCSE–34A— OMB NO. 0970–0181). Together with a third quarterly report, ‘‘Itemized Undistributed Collections,’’ these forms provide information from each State that is used to compute the quarterly grant awards, the annual incentive payments and provide valuable information on program finances. This information is also included in a published annual statistical and financial report, available to the general public. Public Law 109–171, the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, contains a number of provisions that will impact the States’ completion and submission of these quarterly financial reports. These changes become effective in fiscal years 2006, 2007 and 2008. These changes require revisions to some of the data entry lines and reporting instructions currently contained on these forms. In addition, a periodic review of the data currently requested on these forms will assure that OCSE collects the information needed in the most efficient format feasible. Respondents: State agencies administering the Child Support Enforcement Program. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES1 Instrument Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours Schedule UDC ................................................................................................. 54 4 4 864 VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:50 Nov 30, 2006 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\01DEN1.SGM 01DEN1 69569 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 231 / Friday, December 1, 2006 / Notices Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 864. 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 comments 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 Information Services, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. E-mail: 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 28, 2006. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 06–9487 Filed 11–30–06; 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: National Directory of New Hires. OMB No.: 0970–0166. Description: Public Law 104–193, the ‘‘Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996,’’ requires the Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) to operate a National Directory of New Hires (NDNH) to improve the ability of State child support enforcement agencies to locate noncustodial parents and collect child support across State lines. The law requires employers to report newly hired employees to States. States are then required to periodically transmit new hire data received from employers to the NDNH, and to transmit wage and unemployment compensation claims data to the NDNH on a quarterly basis. Federal agencies are required to report new hires and quarterly wage data directly to the NDNH. All data is transmitted to the NDNH electronically. Respondents: Employers, State Child Support Enforcement Agencies, State Workforce Agencies, Federal Agencies. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES: Number of respondents Instrument rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES1 New Hire: Employers Reporting Manually ..................................................... New Hire: Employers Reporting Electronically .............................................. New Hire: States ............................................................................................ Quarterly Wage & Unemployment Compensation ........................................ Multistate Employers’ Notification Form ........................................................ Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 760,828. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:50 Nov 30, 2006 Jkt 211001 5,166,000 1,134,000 54 54 2,808 Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response 3.484 33.272 83.333 8 1 .025 .00028 66.7 .033 .050 Total burden hours 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. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Dated: November 28, 2006. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 06–9488 Filed 11–30–06; 8:45 am] ACTION: 449,959 10,565 300,150 14 140 BILLING CODE 4184–01–M PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. 2006N–0277] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Food Labeling; Notification Procedures for Statements on Dietary Supplements AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. Notice. SUMMARY: 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 January 2, 2007. E:\FR\FM\01DEN1.SGM 01DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 231 (Friday, December 1, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: Itemized Undistributed Collections (Schedule UDC).
    OMB No.: 0970-0268.
    Description: State agencies administering the Child Support 
Enforcement Program under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act are 
required to provide information each fiscal quarter to the Office of 
Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) concerning administrative expenditures 
and the receipt and disposition of child support payments from non-
custodial parents (Forms OCSE-396A and OCSE-34A--OMB NO. 0970-0181). 
Together with a third quarterly report, ``Itemized Undistributed 
Collections,'' these forms provide information from each State that is 
used to compute the quarterly grant awards, the annual incentive 
payments and provide valuable information on program finances. This 
information is also included in a published annual statistical and 
financial report, available to the general public.
    Public Law 109-171, the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005, contains a 
number of provisions that will impact the States' completion and 
submission of these quarterly financial reports. These changes become 
effective in fiscal years 2006, 2007 and 2008. These changes require 
revisions to some of the data entry lines and reporting instructions 
currently contained on these forms. In addition, a periodic review of 
the data currently requested on these forms will assure that OCSE 
collects the information needed in the most efficient format feasible.
    Respondents: State agencies administering the Child Support 
Enforcement Program.

                                             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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Schedule UDC................................              54                4                4              864
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 864.
    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 comments 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 
Information Services, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 
20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. E-mail: 
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 28, 2006.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 06-9487 Filed 11-30-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-M