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Download as PDF 43283 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 149 / Friday, August 3, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; 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, Pub. L. 104–13), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects being developed for submission to 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. Proposed Project: Application for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program (OMB No. 0915– 0146): Revision 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. The application form is being revised to streamline the application process and collect the most relevant information necessary to make determinations of award. Scholars are selected for these competitive awards based on the information provided in the application and supporting documentation. Awards are made to applicants who demonstrate a high potential for providing quality primary health care services. ESTIMATED RESPONSE BURDEN Responses per respondent Number of respondents Form Hours per response Total burden hours Application ....................................................................................................... 1800 1 2 3600 Total .......................................................................................................... 1800 ........................ ........................ 600 Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed information collection should be sent within 60 days of this notice to: Susan G. Queen, PhD, HRSA Reports Clearance Officer, Room 10–33, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Dated: July 27, 2007. Alexandra Huttinger, Acting Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E7–15107 Filed 8–2–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Health Resources and Services Administration Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases in Newborns and Children; Notice of Meeting In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:17 Aug 02, 2007 Jkt 211001 Name: Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders and Genetic Diseases in Newborns and Children (ACHDGDNC). Dates and Times: Sept 17, 2007, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept 18, 2007, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Place: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Rotunda Room, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20004. Status: The meeting will be open to the public with attendance limited to space availability. Purpose: The ACHDGDNC was established to advise and guide the Secretary regarding the most appropriate application of universal newborn screening tests, technologies, policies, guidelines and programs for effectively reducing morbidity and mortality in newborns and children having or at risk for heritable disorders. The ACHDGDNC also provides advice and recommendations concerning the grants and projects authorized under the Heritable Disorders Program. Agenda: The meeting will include a presentation and continued discussions on the nomination/evaluation process for newborn screening candidate conditions. There will be reports from the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health and Society’s Workgroup on Oversight of Genetic Tests and from the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders’ Workgroup on Research Agenda, as well as the continued work and reports of the ACHDGDNC’s subcommittees PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 on laboratory standards and procedures, follow-up and treatment, and education and training. Proposed agenda items are subject to change. Time will be provided for public comment. Individuals who wish to provide public comment or who plan to attend the meeting and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the ACHDGDNC Staff, Jill F. Shuger, M.S. (contact information provided below). Contact Person: Anyone interested in obtaining a roster of members or other relevant information should write or contact Jill F. Shuger, M.S., Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration, Room 18A–19, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857, Telephone (301) 443–1080, jshuger@hrsa.gov. Information on the Advisory Committee is available at http:// mchb.hrsa.gov/programs/genetics/committee. Dated: July 26, 2007. Alexandra Huttinger, Acting Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E7–15103 Filed 8–2–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1

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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

    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, Pub. L. 104-13), the Health Resources and Services 
Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects 
being developed for submission to 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.

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

    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.
    The application form is being revised to streamline the application 
process and collect the most relevant information necessary to make 
determinations of award. Scholars are selected for these competitive 
awards based on the information provided in the application and 
supporting documentation. Awards are made to applicants who demonstrate 
a high potential for providing quality primary health care services.

                                            Estimated Response Burden
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                                                     Number of     Responses per     Hours per     Total burden
                      Form                          respondents     respondent       response          hours
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Application.....................................            1800               1               2            3600
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    Total.......................................            1800  ..............  ..............             600
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    Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 60 days of this notice to: 
Susan G. Queen, PhD, HRSA Reports Clearance Officer, Room 10-33, 
Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857.

    Dated: July 27, 2007.
Alexandra Huttinger,
Acting Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.
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