Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 3865 [E7-1272]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 17 / Friday, January 26, 2007 / Notices II. Electronic Access Persons with access to the Internet may obtain the documents at http:// www.fda.gov/cdrh/pmapage.html. publishes abstracts of information collection requests under review by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). To request a copy of the clearance requests submitted to OMB for review, call the HRSA Reports Clearance Office on (301)–443–1129. The following request has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995: Dated: January 16, 2007. Linda S. Kahan, Deputy Director, Center for Devices and Radiological Health. [FR Doc. E7–1199 Filed 1–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Proposed Project: Application for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program (OMB No. 0915– 0146): Extension The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program’s mission is to ensure the geographic representation of physicians and other health practitioners in the United States. Under this program, health professions Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Periodically, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Application .......................................................................... Interview ............................................................................. Total ............................................................................ Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of this notice to: Karen Matsuoka, Human Resources and Housing Branch, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503. Dated: January 19, 2007. Caroline Lewis, Acting Associate Administrator for Administration and Financial Management. [FR Doc. E7–1272 Filed 1–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 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, Public Law 104–13), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:19 Jan 25, 2007 Responses per respondent Number of respondents Form Jkt 211001 1800 600 1800 Proposed Project: National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program (NBHPR) Data Collection Instrument (DCI)—NEW The Healthcare Systems Bureau (HSB), Division of Healthcare Preparedness (DHP), is proposing a Data Collection Instrument (DCI) to gather critical information from the 62 PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 students are offered scholarships in return for service in a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). The Scholarship Program provides the NHSC with the health professionals it requires to carry out its mission of providing primary health care to HPSA populations in areas of greatest need. Students are supported who are well qualified to participate in the NHSC Scholarship Program and who want to assist the NHSC in its mission, both during and after their period of obligated service. Scholars are selected for these competitive awards based on the information provided in the application. Awards are made to applicants who demonstrate a high potential for providing quality primary health care services. The estimated response burden is as follows: Total responses 1 1 ........................ 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. Sfmt 4703 3865 1800 600 2400 Hours per response 1 .25 .......................... Total burden hours 1800 150 1950 Awardees participating in the National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program (NBHPR). The DCI will capture information related to: Performance measures, critical benchmarks, minimal levels of readiness, program statistics, policies and procedures, surge capacity elements, surge capacity as measured by exercises, and other pertinent information for programmatic improvement and tracking performance. The data will be gathered from mid-year progress reports on annual activities, final reports on annual activities, and progress indicator reports submitted to HRSA’s HSB, DHP. Awardees will indicate the progress made toward each of the financial and programmatic objectives noted on their cooperative agreement application (CAA) on the mid-year progress report. The final report on annual activities will require Awardees to provide additional details on how objectives were achieved and how the program funds were spent. The progress indicator report will require Awardees to outline improvements made to date toward achieving the program’s critical benchmarks. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request

    Periodically, the Health Resources and Services Administration 
(HRSA) publishes abstracts of information collection requests under 
review by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), in compliance with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). To request 
a copy of the clearance requests submitted to OMB for review, call the 
HRSA Reports Clearance Office on (301)-443-1129.
    The following request has been submitted to the Office of 
Management and Budget for review under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995:

Proposed Project: Application for the National Health Service Corps 
(NHSC) Scholarship Program (OMB No. 0915-0146): Extension

    The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program's 
mission is to ensure the geographic representation of physicians and 
other health practitioners in the United States. Under this program, 
health professions students are offered scholarships in return for 
service in a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area 
(HPSA). The Scholarship Program provides the NHSC with the health 
professionals it requires to carry out its mission of providing primary 
health care to HPSA populations in areas of greatest need. Students are 
supported who are well qualified to participate in the NHSC Scholarship 
Program and who want to assist the NHSC in its mission, both during and 
after their period of obligated service. Scholars are selected for 
these competitive awards based on the information provided in the 
application. Awards are made to applicants who demonstrate a high 
potential for providing quality primary health care services.
    The estimated response burden is as follows:

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                                     Number of    Responses  per       Total         Hours per     Total  burden
              Form                  respondents      respondent      responses       response          hours
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Application.....................            1800               1            1800            1               1800
Interview.......................             600               1             600             .25             150
    Total.......................            1800  ..............            2400  ..............            1950
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    Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of this notice to: 
Karen Matsuoka, Human Resources and Housing Branch, Office of 
Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, 
Washington, DC 20503.

    Dated: January 19, 2007.
Caroline Lewis,
Acting Associate Administrator for Administration and Financial 
Management.
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