Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 4712 [07-430]

Download as PDF 4712 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 21 / Thursday, February 1, 2007 / Notices Description: The Annual Survey of Refugees collects information on the social and economic circumstances of a random sample of refugees, Amerasians, and entrants who arrived in the United States in the five years prior to the date of the survey. The survey focuses on the refugees’ training, labor force participation, and welfare utilization rates. Data are segmented by region of origin, State of resettlement, and number of months since arrival. From DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects: Title: Annual Survey of Refugees. OMB No.: 0970–0033. the responses, the Office of Refugee Resettlement reports on the economic adjustment of refugees to the American economy. These data are used by Congress in its annual deliberations of refugee admissions and funding and by program managers in formulating policies for the future direction of the Refugee Resettlement Program. Respondents: Refugees, entrants, Amerasians, and Havana parolees. Annual Burden Estimates: Instrument Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours ORR–9 ............................................................................................................. 2,000 1 .666666 1,333 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,333. 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 of 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: January 25, 2007. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 07–430 Filed 1–31–07; 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: Compassion Capital Fund Evaluation—Indicators of Organizational Capacity Among Targeted Capacity Building Program Grantees. OMB No.: New Collection. Description: This information collection activity is for a study of grantees under the Targeted Capacity Building Program that is one component of the evaluation of the Compassion Capital Fund (CCF) program. The information collection will be through mailed surveys to be completed by selected faith-based and community organizations that received Targeted Capacity Building grants under the CCF program. The overall evaluation includes multiple components that will examine indicators, outcomes and effectiveness of the CCF in meeting its objective of improving the capacity of faith-based and community organizations. This component of the evaluation will involve approximately 309 faith-based and community organizations. Information will be sought from these organizations to assess change and improvement in various areas of organizational capacity resulting from receipt of a Targeted Capacity Building grant. Respondents: The respondents will be selected faith-based and community organizations that received a Targeted Capacity Building grant in a prior year. The surveys will be self-administered. Annual Burden Estimates: Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours Indicators of Organizational Capacity Survey ................................................. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Instrument 309 1 .499 154 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 154. Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:47 Jan 31, 2007 Jkt 211001 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. PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

    Proposed Projects:
    Title: Annual Survey of Refugees.
    OMB No.: 0970-0033.
    Description: The Annual Survey of Refugees collects information on 
the social and economic circumstances of a random sample of refugees, 
Amerasians, and entrants who arrived in the United States in the five 
years prior to the date of the survey. The survey focuses on the 
refugees' training, labor force participation, and welfare utilization 
rates. Data are segmented by region of origin, State of resettlement, 
and number of months since arrival. From the responses, the Office of 
Refugee Resettlement reports on the economic adjustment of refugees to 
the American economy. These data are used by Congress in its annual 
deliberations of refugee admissions and funding and by program managers 
in formulating policies for the future direction of the Refugee 
Resettlement Program.
    Respondents: Refugees, entrants, Amerasians, and Havana parolees.
    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-9.......................................           2,000                1          .666666            1,333
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,333.
    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 of 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: January 25, 2007.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 07-430 Filed 1-31-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-M