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To request a copy of these documents, call the SAMHSA Reports Clearance Officer on (240) 276–1243. Project: Measures of Co-Occurring Infrastructure (OMB No. 0930–0284)— Revision SAMHSA’s Center for Mental Health Services and Center for Substance Abuse Treatment conducts a data collection activity for provider-level performance measures about the screening, assessment, and treatment of co-occurring disorders. The measures were developed with active input from COSIG grantees. Their input was also sought regarding suggestions for making the implementation and reporting processes as smooth as possible. Based on suggestions from COSIG grantees, CSAT has taken the following actions to improve data quality: Clarified instructions, simplified minimum required reporting, developed optional reporting methods, allowed grantees time to work out internal processes, and held monthly conference calls to answer grantee questions and to allow grantees PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33443 to share experiences with implementation. These steps allow CSAT to enhance working relationships with the grantees and improve the overall quality of the data collection process. Implementation will be limited to 16 of the States with Co-occurring State Incentive Grants (COSIG) and States receiving COSIG grants in future years. COSIG grants enable States to develop or enhance their infrastructure and capacity to provide accessible, effective, comprehensive, coordinated/integrated, and evidence-based treatment services to persons with co-occurring substance abuse and mental disorders. Only the immediate Office of the Governor of States may receive COSIG grants, because SAMHSA considers the Office of the Governor to have the greatest potential to provide the multi-agency leadership needed to accomplish COSIG goals. The COSIG program is part of SAMHSA’s plan to achieve certain goals regarding services for persons with cooccurring substance use and mental disorders: • Increase percentage of treatment programs that screen for co-occurring disorders; • Increase percentage of treatment programs that assess for co-occurring disorders; • Increase percentage of treatment programs that treat co-occurring disorders through collaborative, consultative, and integrated models of care; • Increase the number of persons with co-occurring disorders served. These measures will enable SAMHSA to benchmark and track progress toward these goals within COSIG States. Information will be collected annually about the number and percentage of programs that offer screening, assessment, and treatment services for co-occurring disorders; and the number of clients actually screened, assessed, and treated through these programs. Information will also be collected annually about providers’ policies regarding screening, assessment, and treatment services for persons with cooccurring disorders. A questionnaire, to be completed by providers, contains 47 items, answered either by checking a box or entering a number in a blank. The questionnaire is available both in printed form and electronically. Obtaining the information to enter on the questionnaire will require respondent providers to track screening, assessment, and treatment services for clients. COSIG States will be required to report information to SAMHSA for all E:\FR\FM\12JNN1.SGM 12JNN1 33444 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 114 / Thursday, June 12, 2008 / Notices providers directly participating in their COSIG projects. SAMHSA will consider sampling strategies for States with large numbers of participating providers and for providers serving large numbers of Number of respondents Data collection clients. Annual burden for the activities is shown below: Responses per respondent Hours per response (min) Total burden hours Capacity to Screen, Assess, and Treat ........................................................... Policy on Screening, Assessment, Referral, and Treatment .......................... 298 298 1 1 4.5 3 1,341 15 Total .......................................................................................................... 298 ........................ ........................ 1,356 Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed information collection should be sent by July 14, 2008 to: SAMHSA Desk Officer, Human Resources and Housing Branch, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503; due to potential delays in OMB’s receipt and processing of mail sent through the U.S. Postal Service, respondents are encouraged to submit comments by fax to: (202) 395–6974. Dated: June 6, 2008. Elaine Parry, Acting Director, Office of Program Services. [FR Doc. 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Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Nebraska (FEMA–1765–DR), dated May 30, 2008, and related determinations. EFFECTIVE DATE: May 30, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peggy Miller, Disaster Assistance Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES EFFECTIVE DATE: VerDate Aug<31>2005 June 4, 2008. 21:47 Jun 11, 2008 Jkt 214001 AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated May 30, 2008, the President declared a major disaster under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (the Stafford Act), as follows: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Nebraska resulting from severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding during the period of April 23–26, 2008, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121– 5206 (the Stafford Act). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the State of Nebraska. In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses. You are authorized to provide Public Assistance in the designated areas, Hazard Mitigation throughout the State, and any other forms of assistance under the Stafford Act that you deem appropriate. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance also will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs, except for any particular projects that are eligible for a higher Federal cost-sharing percentage under the FEMA Public Assistance Pilot Program instituted pursuant to 6 U.S.C. 777. If Other Needs Assistance under Section 408 of the Stafford Act is later requested and warranted, Federal funding under that program also will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Thomas A. Hall, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared disaster. The following areas of the State of Nebraska have been designated as E:\FR\FM\12JNN1.SGM 12JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request

    Periodically, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services 
Administration (SAMHSA) will publish a summary of information 
collection requests under OMB review, in compliance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). To request a copy of these 
documents, call the SAMHSA Reports Clearance Officer on (240) 276-1243.

Project: Measures of Co-Occurring Infrastructure (OMB No. 0930-0284)--
Revision

    SAMHSA's Center for Mental Health Services and Center for Substance 
Abuse Treatment conducts a data collection activity for provider-level 
performance measures about the screening, assessment, and treatment of 
co-occurring disorders. The measures were developed with active input 
from COSIG grantees. Their input was also sought regarding suggestions 
for making the implementation and reporting processes as smooth as 
possible. Based on suggestions from COSIG grantees, CSAT has taken the 
following actions to improve data quality: Clarified instructions, 
simplified minimum required reporting, developed optional reporting 
methods, allowed grantees time to work out internal processes, and held 
monthly conference calls to answer grantee questions and to allow 
grantees to share experiences with implementation. These steps allow 
CSAT to enhance working relationships with the grantees and improve the 
overall quality of the data collection process.
    Implementation will be limited to 16 of the States with Co-
occurring State Incentive Grants (COSIG) and States receiving COSIG 
grants in future years. COSIG grants enable States to develop or 
enhance their infrastructure and capacity to provide accessible, 
effective, comprehensive, coordinated/integrated, and evidence-based 
treatment services to persons with co-occurring substance abuse and 
mental disorders. Only the immediate Office of the Governor of States 
may receive COSIG grants, because SAMHSA considers the Office of the 
Governor to have the greatest potential to provide the multi-agency 
leadership needed to accomplish COSIG goals. The COSIG program is part 
of SAMHSA's plan to achieve certain goals regarding services for 
persons with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders:
     Increase percentage of treatment programs that screen for 
co-occurring disorders;
     Increase percentage of treatment programs that assess for 
co-occurring disorders;
     Increase percentage of treatment programs that treat co-
occurring disorders through collaborative, consultative, and integrated 
models of care;
     Increase the number of persons with co-occurring disorders 
served.
    These measures will enable SAMHSA to benchmark and track progress 
toward these goals within COSIG States.
    Information will be collected annually about the number and 
percentage of programs that offer screening, assessment, and treatment 
services for co-occurring disorders; and the number of clients actually 
screened, assessed, and treated through these programs. Information 
will also be collected annually about providers' policies regarding 
screening, assessment, and treatment services for persons with co-
occurring disorders.
    A questionnaire, to be completed by providers, contains 47 items, 
answered either by checking a box or entering a number in a blank. The 
questionnaire is available both in printed form and electronically. 
Obtaining the information to enter on the questionnaire will require 
respondent providers to track screening, assessment, and treatment 
services for clients.
    COSIG States will be required to report information to SAMHSA for 
all

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providers directly participating in their COSIG projects. SAMHSA will 
consider sampling strategies for States with large numbers of 
participating providers and for providers serving large numbers of 
clients. Annual burden for the activities is shown below:

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                                                                                     Hours per
                 Data collection                     Number of     Responses per     response      Total burden
                                                    respondents     respondent         (min)           hours
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Capacity to Screen, Assess, and Treat...........             298               1             4.5           1,341
Policy on Screening, Assessment, Referral, and               298               1               3              15
 Treatment......................................
                                                 ---------------------------------------------------------------
    Total.......................................             298  ..............  ..............           1,356
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    Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed 
information collection should be sent by July 14, 2008 to: SAMHSA Desk 
Officer, Human Resources and Housing Branch, Office of Management and 
Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 
20503; due to potential delays in OMB's receipt and processing of mail 
sent through the U.S. Postal Service, respondents are encouraged to 
submit comments by fax to: (202) 395-6974.

    Dated: June 6, 2008.
Elaine Parry,
Acting Director, Office of Program Services.
[FR Doc. E8-13189 Filed 6-11-08; 8:45 am]
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