Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 66179 [07-5841]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 27, 2007 / Notices Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,765. 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 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. Therefore, a comment is best assured of having its full effect of 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, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families. Dated: November 20, 2007. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 07–5835 Filed 11–26–07; 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 66179 OMB No.: 0970–0171. Description: Section 466(a)(5)(C)(iv) of the Social Security Act (the Act) requires States to develop and use an affidavit for the voluntary acknowledgement of paternity. The affidavit for the voluntary acknowledgement of paternity must include the minimum requirements specified by the Secretary under section 452(a)(7) of the Act. The affidavits will be used by hospitals, birth record agencies, and other entities participating in the voluntary paternity establishment program. Respondents: State and Tribal IV–D agencies, hospitals, birth record agencies and other entities participating in the voluntary paternity establishment program. Proposed Projects Title: Required Data Elements for Voluntary Establishment of Paternity Affidavits. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours None ................................................................................................................ pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Instrument 1,025,521 Variable .166 170,236 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 170,236. 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) VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:26 Nov 26, 2007 Jkt 214001 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 20, 2007. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 07–5841 Filed 11–26–07; 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 Project Title: Descriptive Study of Early Head Start (DSEHS). OMB No.: New Collection. Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), requests clearance to PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 recruit Early Head Start (EHS) programs for participation in the Descriptive Study of Early Head Start (DSEHS) and to conduct a pilot test of potential measures. DSEHS is a longitudinal study of a representative sample of programs and children in three age cohorts, which will collect information about programs, families, and services. When completed, data will be collected on a sample of approximately 2,100 children and families from 60 EHS programs. Data will be collected in four waves: Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, and Fall 2011. Children and families will be followed until children are three years old and exit EHS programs. Data collected under DSEHS will complement information gathered under the Survey of Early Head Start Programs (SEHSP), OMB Control No. 0992–0008. SEHSP gathered information on the management systems, services, and characteristics of children and families served by EHS programs. To complement this information, DSEHS will gather information on the needs and characteristics of children and families enrolled in EHS programs, including an assessment of children’s and families’ needs, how programs meet E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: Required Data Elements for Voluntary Establishment of 
Paternity Affidavits.
    OMB No.: 0970-0171.
    Description: Section 466(a)(5)(C)(iv) of the Social Security Act 
(the Act) requires States to develop and use an affidavit for the 
voluntary acknowledgement of paternity. The affidavit for the voluntary 
acknowledgement of paternity must include the minimum requirements 
specified by the Secretary under section 452(a)(7) of the Act. The 
affidavits will be used by hospitals, birth record agencies, and other 
entities participating in the voluntary paternity establishment 
program.
    Respondents: State and Tribal IV-D agencies, hospitals, birth 
record agencies and other entities participating in the voluntary 
paternity establishment 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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None........................................       1,025,521         Variable             .166          170,236
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 170,236.
    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: November 20, 2007.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 07-5841 Filed 11-26-07; 8:45 am]
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