Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 59632 [E8-23881]

Download as PDF 59632 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 197 / Thursday, October 9, 2008 / Notices call to order by the Council Chair and approval of previous Council minutes. The AHRQ director will present her update on current research, programs, and initiatives. The agenda will include a discussion on Patient-centered Health Care and Cost Effective Health Care by the Council. The final agenda will be available on the AHRQ Web site at http:// www.ahrq.gov no later than November 3, 2008. Dated: October 1, 2008. Carolyn M. Clancy, Director. [FR Doc. E8–23732 Filed 10–8–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: State Developmental Disabilities Council 5-Year State Plan. OMB No.: 0980–0162. Description: A Plan developed by the State Council on Developmental Disabilities is required by federal statute. Each State Council on Developmental Disabilities must develop the plan, provide for public comments in the State, provide for approval by the State’s Governor, and finally submit the plan on a five-year basis. On an annual basis, the Council must review the plan and make any amendments. The State Plan will be used (1) By the Council as a planning document; (2) by the citizenry of the State as a mechanism for commenting on the plans of the Council; and (3) by the Department as a stewardship tool, for ensuring compliance with the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, as one basis for providing technical assistance (e.g., during site visits), and as a support for management decision making. Respondents: State Governments. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instrument State Developmental Disabilities Council 5–Year State Plan ......................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 20,185. In compliance with the requirements of Section 506(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) Number of responses per respondent 55 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: October 3, 2008. Janean Chambers, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–23881 Filed 10–8–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Average burden hours per response 1 367 Total burden hours 20,185 OMB No.: 0980–0212. Description: For the program of the State Councils on Developmental Disabilities, funds are awarded to State agencies contingent on fiscal requirements in subtitle B of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act. The SF–269, ordinarily mandated in the revised OMB Circular A–102, provides no accounting breakouts necessary for proper stewardship. Consequently, the proposed streamlined form will substitute for the SF–269 and will allow compliance monitoring and proactive compliance maintenance and technical assistance. Respondents: State Councils and Designated State Agencies. Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: Financial Status Reporting Form for State Councils on Developmental Disabilities Program. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Number of respondents Number of esponses per espondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours Financial Status Reporting Form for State Councils on Developmental Disabilities Program .......................................................................................... 55 3 5.10 841.50 VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:01 Oct 08, 2008 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\09OCN1.SGM 09OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 197 (Thursday, October 9, 2008)]
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[FR Doc No: E8-23881]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: State Developmental Disabilities Council 5-Year State Plan.
    OMB No.: 0980-0162.
    Description: A Plan developed by the State Council on Developmental 
Disabilities is required by federal statute. Each State Council on 
Developmental Disabilities must develop the plan, provide for public 
comments in the State, provide for approval by the State's Governor, 
and finally submit the plan on a five-year basis. On an annual basis, 
the Council must review the plan and make any amendments. The State 
Plan will be used (1) By the Council as a planning document; (2) by the 
citizenry of the State as a mechanism for commenting on the plans of 
the Council; and (3) by the Department as a stewardship tool, for 
ensuring compliance with the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and 
Bill of Rights Act, as one basis for providing technical assistance 
(e.g., during site visits), and as a support for management decision 
making.
    Respondents: State Governments.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of        Average
                   Instrument                        Number of     responses per   burden hours    Total burden
                                                    respondents     respondent     per response        hours
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State Developmental Disabilities Council 5-Year               55               1             367          20,185
 State Plan.....................................
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 20,185.
    In compliance with the requirements of Section 506(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: October 3, 2008.
Janean Chambers,
Reports Clearance Officer.
 [FR Doc. E8-23881 Filed 10-8-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-P