Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 134-135 [06-9940]

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 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 1 / Wednesday, January 3, 2007 / Notices enhanced with self-sufficiency services for low-income families who have young children or are expecting in Kansas and Missouri. Materials for follow-up surveys for each of these sites were previously submitted to OMB and were approved. The purpose of this submission is to add physiological measures to the follow-up effort to the Rhode Island study. Respondents: The respondents to this component of the Rhode Island followup survey will be low-income parents and their children from the Rhode Island site currently participating in the HtE Project. As described in the prior OMB submission, these parents are Medicaid recipients between the ages of 18 and 45 receiving Medicaid through 135 the managed care provider United Behavioral Health (UBH) in Rhode Island who meet study criteria with regard to their risk for depression. Children are the biological, adopted, and step-children of these parents, between the ages of 1 and 18 years of age. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Number of respondents RI 15–month, parent physiological component. RI 15–month, young child physiological component. RI 15–month, youth physiological component. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours 400 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:02 Dec 29, 2006 Jkt 211001 8 242 Dated: December 22, 2006. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 06–9940 Filed 12–29–06; 8:45 am] 8 160 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, Fax: 202–395–6974, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families. BILLING CODE 4184–01–M Average burden hours per response Number of responses per respondent 8 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committees; Filing of Annual Reports AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that, as required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the agency has filed with the Library of Congress the annual reports of those FDA advisory committees that held closed meetings during fiscal year 2006. ADDRESSES: Copies are available from the Division of Dockets Management (HFA–305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852, 301–827– 6860. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Theresa L. Green, Advisory Committee Oversight and Management Staff (HF– 4), Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, 301–827–1220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app. 1) and 21 CFR 14.60(d), FDA has filed with the Library of Congress the annual reports for the following FDA advisory committees that held closed meetings during the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006. Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research: Allergenic Products Advisory PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5 minutes or .08 hrs. 5 minutes or .08 hrs. 5 minutes or .08 hrs. ......................... Total burden hours 266.66 106.66 161.33 534.65 Committee Blood Products Advisory Committee Cellular, Tissue, and Gene Therapies Advisory Committee Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee Center for Drug Evaluation and Research: Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee Anesthetic and Life Support Drugs Advisory Committee Center for Devices and Radiological Health: Medical Devices Advisory Committee (consisting of reports for General and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel, Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel, Ophthalmic Devices Panel, Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel, and Radiological Devices Panel) National Center for Toxicological Research: Science Advisory Board to the National Center for Toxicological Research Annual reports are available for public inspections between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the following locations: 1. The Library of Congress, Madison Bldg., Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room, 101 Independence Ave. SE., rm. 133, Washington, DC; and 2. The Division of Dockets Management (HFA–305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. E:\FR\FM\03JAN1.SGM 03JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 1 (Wednesday, January 3, 2007)]
[Notices]
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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-to-Employ 
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 
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 long-term TANF 
participants in Philadelphia; and (4) home- and center-based care,

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enhanced with self-sufficiency services for low-income families who 
have young children or are expecting in Kansas and Missouri.
    Materials for follow-up surveys for each of these sites were 
previously submitted to OMB and were approved. The purpose of this 
submission is to add physiological measures to the follow-up effort to 
the Rhode Island study.
    Respondents: The respondents to this component of the Rhode Island 
follow-up survey will be low-income parents and their children from the 
Rhode Island site currently participating in the HtE Project. As 
described in the prior OMB submission, these parents are Medicaid 
recipients between the ages of 18 and 45 receiving Medicaid through the 
managed care provider United Behavioral Health (UBH) in Rhode Island 
who meet study criteria with regard to their risk for depression. 
Children are the biological, adopted, and step-children of these 
parents, between the ages of 1 and 18 years of age.

                                                                 ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES
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                                                                       Number of responses per      Average burden hours per
                 Instrument                    Number of respondents          respondent                    response                Total burden hours
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RI 15-month, parent physiological component.                      400                        8  5 minutes or .08 hrs...........                   266.66
RI 15-month, young child physiological                            160                        8  5 minutes or .08 hrs...........                   106.66
 component.
RI 15-month, youth physiological component..                      242                        8  5 minutes or .08 hrs...........                   161.33
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours.....  .......................  .......................  ...............................                   534.65
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    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, Fax: 202-395-6974, 
Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families.

    Dated: December 22, 2006.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 06-9940 Filed 12-29-06; 8:45 am]
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