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Download as PDF 7290 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 26 / Thursday, February 7, 2008 / Notices ESTIMATE OF ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS—Continued Reference Group Veterinarians ................................................................................................... Dated: January 30, 2008. Maryam Daneshvar, Acting Reports Clearance Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E8–2213 Filed 2–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P 3 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [30Day–08–0026] Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) publishes a list of information collection requests under review by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). To request a copy of these requests, call the CDC Reports Clearance Officer at (404) 639–5960 or send an email to omb@cdc.gov. Send written comments to CDC Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC or by fax to (202) 395–6974. Written comments should be received within 30 days of this notice. 1 Average burden per response 30/60 to identify high-risk patients. The revision captures changes in the diagnosis and treatment of TB, and improves the monitoring of trends in TB epidemiology and outbreaks and support CDC in developing strategies to meet the national goal of TB elimination. In 2001, DTBE initiated a comprehensive review of the RVCT with stakeholders and partner organizations. This review resulted in the revision of the data collection form in 2007. The reporting areas use and analyze their RVCT data to monitor local TB trends, evaluate program success, and focus resources to eliminate TB. CDC uses the RVCT data to monitor national trends by demographics, risk, and region. These summaries are published annually in CDC-sponsored publications, journals, and are submitted as Agency reports to the Congress. CDC is requesting approval for approximately 8050 burden hours, an estimated increase of 490 hours. There is no cost to respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized burden hours are 8050. Proposed Project Report of Verified Case of Tuberculosis (RVCT), (OMB No. 0920– 0026)—Revision—National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Background and Brief Description DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Number of responses per respondent Number of respondents Type of respondents In the United States, an estimated 10 to 15 million people are infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis and about 10% of these persons will develop tuberculosis (TB) disease at some point in their lives. TB is a reportable disease in every state. National TB surveillance has been conducted and maintained by the U.S. Public Health Service and CDC through the cooperation of the states since 1953. Data are collected by 60 reporting areas (the 50 states, the District of Columbia, New York City, Puerto Rico, and 7 jurisdictions in the Pacific and Caribbean). CDC’s Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (DTBE) has revised the Report of Verified Case of Tuberculosis (RVCT) data collection instrument, which has been in use since 1993. The increase in burden hours is due to the addition of information on new clinical diagnostic tests and factors ESTIMATE OF ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS Types of respondents Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden per response (in hours) Local, state, and territorial health departments ........................................................................... 60 230 35/60 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES BILLING CODE 4163–18–P jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Dated: January 30, 2008. Maryam I. Daneshvar, Acting Reports Clearance Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E8–2214 Filed 2–6–08; 8:45 am] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Administration for Children and Families 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 recruit Early Head Start (EHS) programs for participation in the Descriptive VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:02 Feb 06, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. E:\FR\FM\07FEN1.SGM 07FEN1 7291 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 26 / Thursday, February 7, 2008 / Notices 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 the needs of children and families in EHS programs, and how children and families in EHS programs progress over time. The activity proposed under this notice includes only the data collected during the selection and recruitment of programs to participate in DSEHS and a pilot study on the feasibility of proposed measures. To select and recruit programs, ACF intends to send letters to program directors of selected EHS programs. Directors will receive a summary of the study goals that will include an overview of the design and data collection, a brochure describing the study, and examples of the consent materials for enrolling study participants. Programs will not be asked to enroll participants during the initial selection and recruitment phase. Selected programs may also receive a follow-up phone call to answer questions from EHS directors or staff. Program directors will be asked to provide information on the numbers of families enrolled with children who will be within two months of the target ages at the time of each of the four fall data collections. ACF intends to conduct a feasibility pilot study at two EHS programs in June 2008. In the pilot study, ACF will test the feasibility of administering various direct child assessment measures and parent interviews. Respondents: EHS Program Directors, parents, and Children. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Annual number of respondents Instrument Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Estimated annual burden hours 60 60 40 40 1 1 1 1 .25 .50 1.0 1.0 15 30 40 40 Recruitment materials sent to program sites ................................................. Program roster of children in target ages ...................................................... Pilot Test—Child Assessment ....................................................................... Pilot Test—Parent Interview .......................................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 125. 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 if 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 ACF. January 29, 2008. Brendan Kelly, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 08–529 Filed 2–6–08: 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: Annual Progress Report— University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service. OMB No: 0970–0289. Description: Section 104 (42 USC 15004) of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 (DD Act of 2000) directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop and implement a system of program accountability to monitor the grantees funded under the DD Act of 2000. The program accountability system shall include the National Network of University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service (UCEDDSs) authorized under Part D of the DD Act of 2000. In addition to the accountability system, Section 154 (e) (42 USC 15064) of the DD Act of 2000 includes requirements for a UCEDD Annual Report. Respondents: University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Educaiton, Research, and Service ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instrument Numbero responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES UCEDD Annual Report Template .................................................................... 67 1 200 13,400 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: .................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ 13,400 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:02 Feb 06, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\07FEN1.SGM 07FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 26 (Thursday, February 7, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    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 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.

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    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 the needs of children and families in EHS 
programs, and how children and families in EHS programs progress over 
time.
    The activity proposed under this notice includes only the data 
collected during the selection and recruitment of programs to 
participate in DSEHS and a pilot study on the feasibility of proposed 
measures.
    To select and recruit programs, ACF intends to send letters to 
program directors of selected EHS programs. Directors will receive a 
summary of the study goals that will include an overview of the design 
and data collection, a brochure describing the study, and examples of 
the consent materials for enrolling study participants. Programs will 
not be asked to enroll participants during the initial selection and 
recruitment phase.
    Selected programs may also receive a follow-up phone call to answer 
questions from EHS directors or staff. Program directors will be asked 
to provide information on the numbers of families enrolled with 
children who will be within two months of the target ages at the time 
of each of the four fall data collections.
    ACF intends to conduct a feasibility pilot study at two EHS 
programs in June 2008. In the pilot study, ACF will test the 
feasibility of administering various direct child assessment measures 
and parent interviews.
    Respondents: EHS Program Directors, parents, and Children.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of    Average burden     Estimated
                   Instrument                     Annual  number   responses per     hours per     annual burden
                                                  of respondents    respondent       response          hours
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Recruitment materials sent to program sites.....              60               1             .25              15
Program roster of children in target ages.......              60               1             .50              30
Pilot Test--Child Assessment....................              40               1            1.0               40
Pilot Test--Parent Interview....................              40               1            1.0               40
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 125.

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 if 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 ACF.

    January 29, 2008.
Brendan Kelly,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 08-529 Filed 2-6-08: 8:45 am]
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