Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 50684 [07-4295]

Download as PDF 50684 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 4, 2007 / Notices Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,856. In compliance with the requirements of Section 35066(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 will 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: August 28, 2007. Janean Chambers, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 07–4294 Filed 8–31–07; 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: Information Comparison with Insurance Data. OMB No.: New Collection. Description: The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 amended Section 452 of the Social Security Act (the Act) to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, through the Federal Parent Locator Service (FPLS), to conduct comparisons of information concerning individuals owing past-due child support with information maintained by insurance companies (or their agents) concerning insurance claims, settlements, awards, and payments. The Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) operates the FPLS in accordance with section 453(a)(1) of the Act. The Federal Case Registry of Child Support Orders (FCR) is maintained in the FPLS in accordance with section 453(h)(1) of the Act. At the option of an insurer, the comparison may be accomplished by either the following methods: Under the first method, an insurer or the insurer’s agent will submit to OCSE information concerning claims, settlements, awards, and payments. OCSE will then compare that information with information pertaining to individuals owing pastdue support; under the second method, OCSE will furnish to the insurer or the insurer’s agent a file containing information pertaining to individuals owing past-due support. The insurer or the insurer’s agent will then compare that information with information pertaining to claims, settlements, awards, and payments. The insurer will furnish the information resulting from the comparison to OCSE. On a daily basis, OCSE will furnish the results of a comparison to the State agencies responsible for collecting child support from the individuals by transmitting the Insurance Match Response Record. The results of the comparison will be used by the State agencies to collect from the insurance proceeds past-due child support owed by the individuals. Respondents: Insurance companies or their agents, including the U.S. Department of Labor and State agencies administering workers’ compensation programs. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instrument rmajette on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES Insurance Match Agreement ........................................................................... Insurnce Match File ......................................................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 397.5 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:17 Aug 31, 2007 Jkt 211001 15 15 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 PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response 1 52 Total burden hours .5 .5 7.5 390 comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Dated: August 28, 2007. Janean Chmbers, Reports Clearance Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: Information Comparison with Insurance Data.
    OMB No.: New Collection.
    Description: The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 amended Section 452 
of the Social Security Act (the Act) to authorize the Secretary of 
Health and Human Services, through the Federal Parent Locator Service 
(FPLS), to conduct comparisons of information concerning individuals 
owing past-due child support with information maintained by insurance 
companies (or their agents) concerning insurance claims, settlements, 
awards, and payments. The Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement 
(OCSE) operates the FPLS in accordance with section 453(a)(1) of the 
Act. The Federal Case Registry of Child Support Orders (FCR) is 
maintained in the FPLS in accordance with section 453(h)(1) of the Act.
    At the option of an insurer, the comparison may be accomplished by 
either the following methods: Under the first method, an insurer or the 
insurer's agent will submit to OCSE information concerning claims, 
settlements, awards, and payments. OCSE will then compare that 
information with information pertaining to individuals owing past-due 
support; under the second method, OCSE will furnish to the insurer or 
the insurer's agent a file containing information pertaining to 
individuals owing past-due support. The insurer or the insurer's agent 
will then compare that information with information pertaining to 
claims, settlements, awards, and payments. The insurer will furnish the 
information resulting from the comparison to OCSE.
    On a daily basis, OCSE will furnish the results of a comparison to 
the State agencies responsible for collecting child support from the 
individuals by transmitting the Insurance Match Response Record. The 
results of the comparison will be used by the State agencies to collect 
from the insurance proceeds past-due child support owed by the 
individuals.
    Respondents: Insurance companies or their agents, including the 
U.S. Department of Labor and State agencies administering workers' 
compensation programs.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of        Average
                   Instrument                        Number of     responses per   burden hours    Total burden
                                                    respondents     respondent     per response        hours
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Insurance Match Agreement.......................              15               1              .5             7.5
Insurnce Match File.............................              15              52              .5             390
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 397.5
    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: August 28, 2007.
Janean Chmbers,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 07-4295 Filed 8-31-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-M