Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Title: Children's Justice Act Program., 13545 [E8-4804]

Download as PDF 13545 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 50 / Thursday, March 13, 2008 / Notices the contact person below well in advance of the meeting. For Further Information Contact: Christine Branche, Ph.D., Executive Secretary, NIOSH, CDC, 395 E Street, SW., Suite 9200, Washington, DC 20201, telephone (513) 533– 6800, toll free 1 (800) 35–NIOSH, e-mail ocas@cdc.gov. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Dated: March 6, 2008. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 08–1014 Filed 3–10–08; 9:14 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Title: Children’s Justice Act Program. OMB No.: 0980–0196. Description: The Program Instruction, prepared in response to the enactment of the Children’s Justice Act (CJA), as set forth in Title II of Pub. L. 108–36, Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act Amendments of 2003, provides direction to the States and Territories to accomplish the purposes of assisting States in developing, establishing and operating programs designed to improve: (1) The handling of child abuse and neglect cases, particularly child sexual abuse and exploitation, in a manner that limits additional trauma to the child victim; (2) the handling of cases of suspected child abuse or neglect-related fatalities; (3) the investigation and prosecution of cases of child abuse and neglect, particularly child sexual abuse and exploitation; and (4) the handling of cases involving children with disabilities or serious health-related problems who are victims of abuse and neglect. This Program Instruction contains information collection requirements that are found in Pub. L. 108–36 at Sections 107(b) and 107(d), and pursuant to receiving a grant award. The information being collected is required by statute to be submitted pursuant to receiving a grant award. The information submitted will be used by the agency to ensure compliance with the statute; to monitor, evaluate and measure grantee achievements in addressing the investigation and prosecution of child abuse and neglect; and to report to Congress. Respondents: State Governments ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours Application & Annual Report ........................................................................... 52 1 60 3,120 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,120. 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 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:19 Mar 12, 2008 Jkt 214001 of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Fax: 202–395–6974, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families. Dated: March 5, 2008. Janean Chambers, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–4804 Filed 3–12–08; 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: Title IV–E State Plan for the Foster care, Independent Living and Adoption Assistance Programs. OMB No.: 0980–0141. Description: A State plan is required by sections 471 and 477(b)(2), part IV– PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E of the Social Security Act (the Act) for each public child welfare agency requesting Federal funding for foster care, independent living services and adoption assistance under the Act. The State plan is a comprehensive narrative description of the nature and scope of a State’s programs and provides assurances the programs will be administered in conformity with the specific requirements stipulated in title IV–E. The plan must include all applicable State statutory, regulatory, or policy references and citations for each requirement as well as supporting documentation. A State may use the pre-print format prepared by the Children’s Bureau of the Administration for Children and Families or a different format, on the condition that the format used includes all of the title IV–E State plan requirements of the law. Respondents: State and Territorial Agencies (State Agencies) administering or supervising the administration of the title IV–E programs. E:\FR\FM\13MRN1.SGM 13MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Title: Children's 
Justice Act Program.

    OMB No.: 0980-0196.
    Description: The Program Instruction, prepared in response to the 
enactment of the Children's Justice Act (CJA), as set forth in Title II 
of Pub. L. 108-36, Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act Amendments 
of 2003, provides direction to the States and Territories to accomplish 
the purposes of assisting States in developing, establishing and 
operating programs designed to improve: (1) The handling of child abuse 
and neglect cases, particularly child sexual abuse and exploitation, in 
a manner that limits additional trauma to the child victim; (2) the 
handling of cases of suspected child abuse or neglect-related 
fatalities; (3) the investigation and prosecution of cases of child 
abuse and neglect, particularly child sexual abuse and exploitation; 
and (4) the handling of cases involving children with disabilities or 
serious health-related problems who are victims of abuse and neglect. 
This Program Instruction contains information collection requirements 
that are found in Pub. L. 108-36 at Sections 107(b) and 107(d), and 
pursuant to receiving a grant award. The information being collected is 
required by statute to be submitted pursuant to receiving a grant 
award. The information submitted will be used by the agency to ensure 
compliance with the statute; to monitor, evaluate and measure grantee 
achievements in addressing the investigation and prosecution of child 
abuse and neglect; and to report to Congress.
    Respondents: State Governments

                                             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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Application & Annual Report.................              52                1               60            3,120
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,120.

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 the 
Administration for Children and Families.

    Dated: March 5, 2008.
Janean Chambers,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-4804 Filed 3-12-08; 8:45 am]
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