Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 134 [06-9939]

Download as PDF 134 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 1 / Wednesday, January 3, 2007 / 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: December 22, 2006. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 06–9938 Filed 12–29–06; 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: Form ACF–IV–E–1: Title IV–E Foster Care and Adoption Assistance Financial Report. OMB No.: 0970–0205. Description: State agencies administer the Foster Care and Adoption Assistance Programs under Title IV–E of the Social Security Act. The Administration for Children and Families provides Federal funding at the rate of 50 percent for most of the administrative costs and at other rates for other specific categories of costs as detailed in Federal statute and regulations. This form is submitted quarterly by each State to estimate the funding needs for the upcoming fiscal quarter and to report expenditures for the fiscal quarter just ended. This form is also used to provide annual budget projections from each State. The information collected in this report is used by this agency to calculate quarterly Federal grant awards and to enable this agency to submit budget requests to Congress through the Department and to enable oversight of the financial management of the programs. Respondents: State agencies (including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico) administering the Foster Care and Adoption Assistance programs under Title IV–E of the Social Security Act. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Number of respondents rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Form ACF–IV–E–1 .......................... 52 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,536. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:02 Dec 29, 2006 Jkt 211001 Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response 4 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: December 22, 2006. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 06–9939 Filed 12–29–06; 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: DHHS/ACF/ASPE/DOL Enhanced Services for the Hard-toEmploy Demonstration and Evaluation: Rhode Island 15-Month Survey Amendment. OMB No.: 0970–0276. Description: The Enhanced Services for the Hard-to-Employ Demonstration and Evaluation Project (HtE) seeks to learn what works in this area to date and is explicitly designed to build on past research by rigorously testing a wide variety of approaches to promote PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17 Total burden hours 3,536 employment and improve family functioning and child well-being. The HtE project is designed to help Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients, former TANF recipients, or low-income parents who are hard-to-employ. The project is sponsored by the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The evaluation involves an experimental, random assignment design in four sites, testing a diverse set of strategies to promote employment for low-income parents who face serious obstacles to employment. The four include: (1) Intensive care management to facilitate the use of evidence-based treatment for major depression among parents receiving Medicaid in Rhode Island; (2) job readiness training, worksite placements, job coaching, job development and other training opportunities for recent parolees in New York City; (3) pre-employment services and transitional employment for longterm TANF participants in Philadelphia; and (4) home- and center-based care, E:\FR\FM\03JAN1.SGM 03JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: Form ACF-IV-E-1: Title IV-E Foster Care and Adoption 
Assistance Financial Report.
    OMB No.: 0970-0205.
    Description: State agencies administer the Foster Care and Adoption 
Assistance Programs under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act. The 
Administration for Children and Families provides Federal funding at 
the rate of 50 percent for most of the administrative costs and at 
other rates for other specific categories of costs as detailed in 
Federal statute and regulations. This form is submitted quarterly by 
each State to estimate the funding needs for the upcoming fiscal 
quarter and to report expenditures for the fiscal quarter just ended. 
This form is also used to provide annual budget projections from each 
State. The information collected in this report is used by this agency 
to calculate quarterly Federal grant awards and to enable this agency 
to submit budget requests to Congress through the Department and to 
enable oversight of the financial management of the programs.
    Respondents: State agencies (including the District of Columbia and 
Puerto Rico) administering the Foster Care and Adoption Assistance 
programs under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act.

                                                                 Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                               Number of responses per    Average burden hours
                     Instrument                        Number of respondents          respondent              per response          Total burden hours
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Form ACF-IV-E-1.....................................                       52                        4                       17                    3,536
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,536.
    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: December 22, 2006.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 06-9939 Filed 12-29-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-M