Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 63911-63912 [07-5610]

Download as PDF 63911 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 218 / Tuesday, November 13, 2007 / Notices Group, Center for Medicaid and State Operations, CMS, 7500 Security Boulevard, S2–12–25, Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. the reasons for the correction with supporting justification. (These Procedures are in accordance with Department regulation 45 CFR 5b.7). NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: RECORDS SOURCE CATEGORIES: For purpose of access, the subject individual should write to the system manager who will require the system name, health insurance claim number, and for verification purposes, the subject individual’s name (woman’s maiden name, if applicable), SSN (furnishing the SSN is voluntary, but it may make searching for a record easier and prevent delay), address, date of birth, and sex. The data contained in this system of records are obtained from The Outcome and Assessment Information Set. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURE: For purpose of access, use the same procedures outlined in Notification Procedures above. Requestors should also specify the record contents being sought. (These procedures are in accordance with department regulation 45 CFR 5b.5(a)(2)). CONTESTING RECORDS PROCEDURES: The subject individual should contact the system manager named above, and reasonably identify the records and specify the information to be contested. State the corrective action sought and SYSTEMS EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ACT: None. [FR Doc. E7–22083 Filed 11–9–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–03–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: Office of Community Services (OCS) Evaluation Initiative: Community Economic Development (CED) and Job Opportunities for Low-Income (JOLI) Individuals. OMB Control No. 0907–0317. Description: The Office of Community Services (OCS) is a component of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Part of OCS’ responsibilities is the program administration of Federal grants awarded through an annual competitive process to support urban and rural community economic development projects carried out by local, non-profit, community-based organizations. OCS is collecting key program information about the CED and the JOLI projects in the United States. The legislative requirement for these two programs is in Title IV of the Community Opportunities, Accountability and Training and Educational Services Act (COATES Human Services Reauthorization Act) of October 27, 1998, Pub. L. 105–285, section 680(b) as amended. The information collection questionnaire will gather significant updated information concerning program outcomes and management. OCS will use the data to critically review and improve the overall design and effectiveness of each program. Respondents: OCS Grantees. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instrument rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES Questionnaire for OCS–CED Grantees in the United States Questionnaire for OCS–JOLI Grantees in the United States Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 258. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:30 Nov 09, 2007 Jkt 214001 Number of responses per respondent 147 25 1 1 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: November 6, 2007. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 07–5609 Filed 11–9–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Average burden hours per response Total burden hours 1.5 1.5 220.5 37.5 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects: Title: Data Collection Plan for the Customer Satisfaction Evaluation of Child Welfare Information Gateway. OMB No.: 0970–0303. Description: The National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information (NCCAN) and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse (NAIC) received OMB approval to collect data for a customer satisfaction evaluation under OMB control number 0970–0303. On June 20, 2006, NCCAN and NAIC were consolidated into Child Welfare Information Gateway (CWIG). In response to this consolidation, the E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1 63912 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 218 / Tuesday, November 13, 2007 / Notices proposed information collection activities include revisions to the Customer Satisfaction Evaluation approved under OMB control number 0970–0303. CWIG is a service of the Children’s Bureau, a component within the Administration for Children and Families, and CWIG is dedicated to the mission of connecting professionals and concerned citizens to information on programs, research, legislation, and statistics regarding the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and families. CWIG’s main functions are identifying information needs, locating and acquiring information, creating information, organizing and storing information, disseminating information, and facilitating information exchange among professionals and concerned citizens. A number of vehicles are employed to accomplish these activities, including, but not limited to, Web site hosting, discussions with customers, and dissemination of publications (both print and electronic). The Customer Satisfaction Evaluation was initiated in response to Executive Order 12862 issued on September 11, 1993. The order calls for putting customers first and striving for a customer-driven government that matches or exceeds the best service available in the private sector. To that end, CWIG’s evaluation is designed to better understand the kind and quality of services customers want, as well as customers’ level of satisfaction with existing services. The proposed data collection activities for the evaluation include customer satisfaction surveys, customer comment cards, selected publication surveys, and focus groups. Respondents: Child Welfare Information Gateway customers. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instrument rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES Customer Satisfaction Survey—Web site Delivery ................. Customer Satisfaction Survey—E-mail Delivery ..................... Customer Satisfaction Survey—Print Delivery ........................ Customer Satisfaction Survey—Phone Delivery ..................... Comment Card ........................................................................ Selected Publications Survey .................................................. Focus Group Guide ................................................................. Estimated total annual burden hours: 174.1. In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(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, CW, 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 collection; 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:30 Nov 09, 2007 Jkt 214001 Number of responses per survey respondent 1,545 29 31 171 264 85 28 16 14 14 14 3 11 16 comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Dated: November 6, 2007. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 07–5610 Filed 11–9–07; 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: Community-Based Abstinence Education Program (CBAE). OMB No.: 0970–0272. Description: The discretionary funding Community-Based Abstinence Education Program (CBAE) is authorized by Title XI, Section 1110, of the Social Security Act (using the definitions contained in Title V, Section 510(b)(2) of the Social Security Act). Performance Progress Report/Program Narrative The CBAE Performance Progress Report/Program Narrative is a semiannual report form through which grantees report performance information used by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to evaluate each PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Average burden hours per survey response .0048 .0048 .0048 .0063 .0048 .0048 .0625 Total burden hours 118.7 1.9 2.1 15.1 3.8 4.5 28 grantee’s compliance with Federal law and progress toward achieving its goals. Performance information includes: • Description of major activities and accomplishments during the reporting period; • Description of deviations or departures from the original project; • Description of significant findings and events; • Description of dissemination activities; • Description of other activities; and • Description of activities planned for the next reporting period, including goals and objectives. Program-Specific Performance Measure The CBAE program is developing a program-specific performance measure in response to the PART review (a process by which the Office of Management and Budget analyzes and rates a Federal program’s procedures and strategies for evaluating its effectiveness), for which the program received a rating of Adequate. In an effort to gather program-specific data on rates of abstinence pre- and postprogram participation, ACF and the Office of Management and Budget determined that a program-specific performance measure should be developed to assess key outcomes among program participants. The CBAE office convened a panel of abstinence education experts to gather input on the measure, and, based on the input E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 218 (Tuesday, November 13, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 63911-63912]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-5610]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects:

    Title: Data Collection Plan for the Customer Satisfaction 
Evaluation of Child Welfare Information Gateway.
    OMB No.: 0970-0303.
    Description: The National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect 
Information (NCCAN) and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse 
(NAIC) received OMB approval to collect data for a customer 
satisfaction evaluation under OMB control number 0970-0303. On June 20, 
2006, NCCAN and NAIC were consolidated into Child Welfare Information 
Gateway (CWIG). In response to this consolidation, the

[[Page 63912]]

proposed information collection activities include revisions to the 
Customer Satisfaction Evaluation approved under OMB control number 
0970-0303.
    CWIG is a service of the Children's Bureau, a component within the 
Administration for Children and Families, and CWIG is dedicated to the 
mission of connecting professionals and concerned citizens to 
information on programs, research, legislation, and statistics 
regarding the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and 
families. CWIG's main functions are identifying information needs, 
locating and acquiring information, creating information, organizing 
and storing information, disseminating information, and facilitating 
information exchange among professionals and concerned citizens. A 
number of vehicles are employed to accomplish these activities, 
including, but not limited to, Web site hosting, discussions with 
customers, and dissemination of publications (both print and 
electronic).
    The Customer Satisfaction Evaluation was initiated in response to 
Executive Order 12862 issued on September 11, 1993. The order calls for 
putting customers first and striving for a customer-driven government 
that matches or exceeds the best service available in the private 
sector. To that end, CWIG's evaluation is designed to better understand 
the kind and quality of services customers want, as well as customers' 
level of satisfaction with existing services. The proposed data 
collection activities for the evaluation include customer satisfaction 
surveys, customer comment cards, selected publication surveys, and 
focus groups.
    Respondents: Child Welfare Information Gateway customers.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                             Number of        Average burden
             Instrument                   Number of        responses per     hours per survey     Total burden
                                         respondents     survey respondent       response            hours
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Customer Satisfaction Survey--Web                 1,545                 16              .0048              118.7
 site Delivery......................
Customer Satisfaction Survey--E-mail                 29                 14              .0048                1.9
 Delivery...........................
Customer Satisfaction Survey--Print                  31                 14              .0048                2.1
 Delivery...........................
Customer Satisfaction Survey--Phone                 171                 14              .0063               15.1
 Delivery...........................
Comment Card........................                264                  3              .0048                3.8
Selected Publications Survey........                 85                 11              .0048                4.5
Focus Group Guide...................                 28                 16              .0625                 28
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Estimated total annual burden hours: 174.1.
    In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(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, 
CW, 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 collection; 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: November 6, 2007.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 07-5610 Filed 11-9-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-M