Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 40304 [07-3574]

Download as PDF 40304 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 24, 2007 / Notices 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. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Dated: July 18, 2007. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 07–3573 Filed 7–23–07; 8:45 am] Title: National Medical Support Notice. OMB No.: 0970–0222. Description: The information collected by State IV–D Child Support Enforcement agencies is used to complete the National Medical Support Notice (NMSN), which is sent to employers of employee/obligors and used as a means of enforcing the health care coverage provisions in a child support order. Primarily, the information the State Child Support Enforcement agencies use to complete the NMSN is information regarding BILLING CODE 4184–01–M Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects appropriate persons, which is necessary for the enrollment of the child in employment-related health care coverage, such as the employee/ obligor’s name, address, and Social Security Number; the employer’s name and address; the name and address of the alternate recipient (child); and the custodial parent’s name and address. The employer forwards the second part of the NMSN to the group health plan administrator, which contains the same individual identifying information. The plan administrator requires this information to determine whether to enroll the alternate recipient in the group health plan. If necessary, the employer also initiates withholding from the employee’s wages for the purpose of paying premiums to the group health plan for enrollment of the child. Respondents: State and Territory agencies administering the Child Support Enforcement program. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours National Medical Support Notice ..................................................................... mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Instrument 54 97,775 .17 897,575 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 897,575. 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 17:50 Jul 23, 2007 Jkt 211001 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: July 18, 2007. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 07–3574 Filed 7–23–07; 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: Assets for Independence Program Performance Management and Report to Congress Data Collection Form. OMB No.: New Collection. Description: The Assets for Independence (AFI) program is a program authorized by Section 403 of the Community Opportunities, Accountability, and Training and Educational Services Act of 1998 (the PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Act). The Office of Community Services (OCS) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) administers the AFI program to support innovative asset-building projects that feature Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), financial education, and related services. The Act requires AFI program grantees to submit annual reports to OCS with detailed information about project operations and participant activities. The information collected is used by OCS for performance management and to prepare mandated Reports to Congress. The AFI Program Performance Management and Report to Congress Data Collection Form is used to collect eight categories of information, as required by the Act. Examples of the types of information collected include: Project features; the number and characteristics of project participants; amounts of participant savings and matching funds deposited in the IDAs; amounts withdrawn from the IDAs; the withdrawal purposes; and current balances in participant IDAs. The data collection form is an online form available on the OCS asset-building Web site. Grantees are provided training and technical assistance in completing the form. E:\FR\FM\24JYN1.SGM 24JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: National Medical Support Notice.
    OMB No.: 0970-0222.
    Description: The information collected by State IV-D Child Support 
Enforcement agencies is used to complete the National Medical Support 
Notice (NMSN), which is sent to employers of employee/obligors and used 
as a means of enforcing the health care coverage provisions in a child 
support order. Primarily, the information the State Child Support 
Enforcement agencies use to complete the NMSN is information regarding 
appropriate persons, which is necessary for the enrollment of the child 
in employment-related health care coverage, such as the employee/
obligor's name, address, and Social Security Number; the employer's 
name and address; the name and address of the alternate recipient 
(child); and the custodial parent's name and address. The employer 
forwards the second part of the NMSN to the group health plan 
administrator, which contains the same individual identifying 
information. The plan administrator requires this information to 
determine whether to enroll the alternate recipient in the group health 
plan. If necessary, the employer also initiates withholding from the 
employee's wages for the purpose of paying premiums to the group health 
plan for enrollment of the child.
    Respondents: State and Territory agencies administering the Child 
Support Enforcement program.

                                             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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National Medical Support Notice.............              54           97,775              .17          897,575
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 897,575.
    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: July 18, 2007.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 07-3574 Filed 7-23-07; 8:45 am]
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