Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 4014-4015 [07-343]

Download as PDF 4014 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 18 / Monday, January 29, 2007 / Notices Preparedness Officer, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201, Telephone (202) 205–2882 (this is not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 224(p) of the Public Health Service Act, which was established by section 304 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and amended by section 3 of the Smallpox Emergency Personnel Act of 2003 (‘‘SEPPA’’), is intended to alleviate certain liability concerns associated with administration of smallpox countermeasures and, therefore, ensure that the countermeasures are available and can be administered in the even of a smallpox-related actual or potential public health emergency such as a bioterrorist incident. On January 24, 2003, due to concerns that terrorists may have access to the smallpox virus and attempt to use it against the American public and U.S. Government facilities abroad, the Secretary issued a declaration making section 224’s legal protections available. The declaration was effective until and including January 23, 2004; it included in section VI a number of definitions, which are no longer appropriate because of the statutory amendments in section 3 of SEPPA. On January 24, 2004, the Secretary amended the definitions contained in the January 24, 2003 declaration in light of the statutory amendments in section 3 of SEPPA because such definitions were no longer appropriate, and extended the declaration for one year until January 23, 2005. On January 24, Dated: January 24, 2007. Michael O. Leavitt, Secretary. [FR Doc. 07–348 Filed 1–24–06; 11:24 am] 2005, the Secretary extended the declaration for another year through January 23, 2006. On January 24, 2006, the Secretary extended the declaration for another year through January 23, 2007. Pursuant to section 224(p)(2)(A), the Secretary issues the amendment below to extend for one year, up to and including January 23, 2008, the January 24, 2003 declaration, as amended. Amendment To Extend January 24, 2003 Declaration Regarding Administration of Smallpox Countermeasures. I. Policy Determination: The underlying policy determinations of the January 24, 2003 declaration continue to exist, including the heightened concern that terrorists may have access to the smallpox virus and attempt to use it against the American public and U.S. Government facilities abroad. II. Amendment of Declaration: I, Michael O. Leavitt, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, have concluded in accordance with the authority vested in me under section 224(p)(2)(A) of the Public Health Service Act, that a potential bioterrorist incident makes it advisable to extend the January 24, 2003 declaration regarding administration of smallpox countermeasures until and including January 23, 2008. The January 24, 2003, declaration as hereby amended may be further amended as circumstances require. III. Effective Dates: This extension is effective January 24, 2007 until and including January 23, 2008. The effective period may be extended or shortened by subsequent amendment to the January 24, 2003 declaration as hereby amended. BILLING CODE 4120–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects: Title: ORR Quarterly Performance Report, Form ORR–6. OMB No.: 0970–0036. Description: As required by Section 412(e) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), is requesting the information from Form ORR–6 to determine the effectiveness of the State cash and medical assistance, social services, and targeted assistance programs. State-by-State Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) and Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) utilization rates derived from Form ORR–6 are calculated for use in formulating program initiatives, priorities, standards, budget requests, and assistance policies. ORR regulations require that States and local and Tribal governments complete Form ORR–6 in order to participate in the abovementioned programs. Respondents: States, local, and Tribal governments. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours ORR–6 ............................................................................................. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Instrument 48 4 3.875 744 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 744. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:04 Jan 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 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) PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. E:\FR\FM\29JAN1.SGM 29JAN1 4015 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 18 / Monday, January 29, 2007 / Notices Dated: January 23, 2007. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 07–343 Filed 1–26–07; 8:45 am] Comments Due Date: February 28, 2007. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2510–0013) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian Deitzer, Departmental Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; e-mail Lillian_L._Deitzer@HUD.gov or telephone (202) 708–2374. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Deitzer or from HUD’s website at http:// hlannwp031.hud.gov/po/i/icbts/ collectionsearch.cfm SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection described below. This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting agencies concerning the proposed collection of DATES: BILLING CODE 4184–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5117–N–12] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; HUD Initiative for the Removal of Regulatory Barriers Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. This information is to be submitted by grant applicants to obtain higher rating points based on association with successful efforts to remove regulatory barriers which may impede the production of affordable housing. information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: HUD Initiative for the Removal of Regulatory Barriers. OMB Approval Number: 2510–0013. Form Numbers: HUD–27300. Description of the need for the Information and Its Proposed Use: This information is to be submitted by grant applicants to obtain higher rating points based on association with successful efforts to remove regulatory barriers which may impede the production of affordable housing. Frequency Of Submission: On occasion. REPORTING BURDEN Number of respondents Annual responses 8,500 1 Total Estimated Burden Hours: 25,500. Status: Extension of a currently approved collection. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended. Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Application and Re-Certification Packages for Approval of Nonprofit Organizations in FHA Activities Dated: January 24, 2007. Lillian L. Deitzer, Departmental Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E7–1353 Filed 1–26–07; 8:45 am] jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4210–67–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:04 Jan 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 [Docket No. FR–5117–N–11] Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. This information collection requirement covers the criteria that a nonprofit organization must meet to PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 × Hours per response 3 = Burden hours 25,500 participate in Single Family programs. In general, a nonprofit organization must be HUD-approved and meet specific requirements to maintain approval and remain on the Nonprofit Organization Roster (Roster). This includes an application, affordable housing plan, annual reports, and required record keeping. Participants must submit a new application and updated affordable housing plan every two years to remain on the Roster. DATES: Comments Due Date: February 28, 2007. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2502–0540) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian Deitzer, Departmental Reports E:\FR\FM\29JAN1.SGM 29JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 18 (Monday, January 29, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4014-4015]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-343]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

    Proposed Projects:
    Title: ORR Quarterly Performance Report, Form ORR-6.
    OMB No.: 0970-0036.
    Description: As required by Section 412(e) of the Immigration and 
Nationality Act, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), 
Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), is requesting the information 
from Form ORR-6 to determine the effectiveness of the State cash and 
medical assistance, social services, and targeted assistance programs. 
State-by-State Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) and Refugee Medical 
Assistance (RMA) utilization rates derived from Form ORR-6 are 
calculated for use in formulating program initiatives, priorities, 
standards, budget requests, and assistance policies. ORR regulations 
require that States and local and Tribal governments complete Form ORR-
6 in order to participate in the above-mentioned programs.
    Respondents: States, local, and Tribal governments.

                                             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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ORR-6...............................                48                  4              3.875                744
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 744.
    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.


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    Dated: January 23, 2007.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 07-343 Filed 1-26-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-M