Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 60298 [E8-24188]

Download as PDF 60298 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 198 / Friday, October 10, 2008 / Notices ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument No. of respondents No. of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours ACF–204 .......................................................................................................... 54 1 128 6,912 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours ..................................................................................................................................... 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 7, 2008. Janean Chambers, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–24187 Filed 10–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: ACF–IV–E–1 Foster Care and Adoption Assistance Financial Reporting Form. OMB No.: 0970–0205. Description: State agencies administer the Foster Care and Adoption Assistance Programs under Title IV–E of 6,912 the Social Security Act. The Administration for Children and Families provides Federal funding at the rate of 50 percent for most of the administrative costs and at other rates for other specific categories of costs as detailed in Federal statute and regulations. This form is submitted quarterly by each State to estimate the funding needs for the upcoming fiscal quarter and to report expenditures for the fiscal quarter just ended. This form is also used to provide annual budget projections from each State. The information collected in this report is used by this agency to calculate quarterly Federal grant awards and to enable this agency to submit budget requests to Congress through the Department and to enable oversight of the financial management of the programs. Respondents: State agencies (including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico) administering the Foster Care and Adoption Assistance programs under Title IV–E of the Social Security Act. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES No. of respondents No. of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours Form ACF–IV–E–1 .......................................................................................... mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Instrument 52 4 17 3,536 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,536. 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: VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:11 Oct 09, 2008 Jkt 217001 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 PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 other forms of information technology. Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Dated: October 7, 2008. Janean Chambers, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–24188 Filed 10–9–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 198 (Friday, October 10, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: ACF-IV-E-1 Foster Care and Adoption Assistance Financial 
Reporting Form.
    OMB No.: 0970-0205.
    Description: State agencies administer the Foster Care and Adoption 
Assistance Programs under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act. The 
Administration for Children and Families provides Federal funding at 
the rate of 50 percent for most of the administrative costs and at 
other rates for other specific categories of costs as detailed in 
Federal statute and regulations. This form is submitted quarterly by 
each State to estimate the funding needs for the upcoming fiscal 
quarter and to report expenditures for the fiscal quarter just ended. 
This form is also used to provide annual budget projections from each 
State. The information collected in this report is used by this agency 
to calculate quarterly Federal grant awards and to enable this agency 
to submit budget requests to Congress through the Department and to 
enable oversight of the financial management of the programs.
    Respondents: State agencies (including the District of Columbia and 
Puerto Rico) administering the Foster Care and Adoption Assistance 
programs under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                    No. of      Average  burden
                 Instrument                        No. of       responses per      hours  per      Total burden
                                                respondents       respondent        response          hours
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Form ACF-IV-E-1.............................              52                4               17            3,536
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,536.
    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 7, 2008.
Janean Chambers,
Reports Clearance Officer.
 [FR Doc. E8-24188 Filed 10-9-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-P