Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 64957 [E8-25955]

Download as PDF 64957 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 212 / Friday, October 31, 2008 / Notices payment system. Form Number: CMS– 437A and 437B (OMB# 0938–0986); Frequency: Annually; Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; Number of Respondents: 1227; Total Annual Responses: 1227; Total Annual Hours: 307. To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed paperwork collections referenced above, access CMS’s Web Site at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ PaperworkReductionActof1995, or Email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (410) 786– 1326. In commenting on the proposed information collections please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be submitted in one of the following ways by December 30, 2008: 1. Electronically. You may submit your comments electronically to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for ‘‘Comment or Submission’’ or ‘‘More Search Options’’ to find the information collection document(s) accepting comments. 2. By regular mail. You may mail written comments to the following address: CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Regulations Development, Attention: Document Identifier/OMB Control Number __, Room C4–26–05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. Dated: October 23, 2008. Michelle Shortt, Director, Regulations Development Group, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. E8–25925 Filed 10–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Project: Title: Feasibility Test for Design Phase of National Study of Child Care Supply and Demand. OMB No.: New Collection. Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. ebenthall on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES Eligibility calls to Before/After School Programs ............................................................. Household screening calls ............................................................................................... Telephone calls with households with children under age 13 ........................................ Telephone calls with providers of home-based care from administrative lists ............... Telephone calls with center-based providers of before/after school care ...................... Telephone calls with home-based child care providers identified through household surveys ......................................................................................................................... Center-based providers from administrative lists ............................................................ In-person interviews with parents of children in non-parental care ................................ In-person interviews with child-care provider staff .......................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours ..................................................................... VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:31 Oct 30, 2008 Jkt 217001 Annual Burden Estimates Annual number of respondents Instrument Additional Information: 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 Planning, Research and Evaluation, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. E-mail address: OPREinfoco1lection@acf.hhs.gov. All Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), intends to collect information as part of the Design Phase of the National Study of Child Care Supply and Demand. This effort will gather information that will be useful for evaluating the feasibility and improving the design of a national study of child care supply and demand. The proposed collection will consist of telephone calls and in-person interviews with various types of caregivers, including parents, homebased child care providers, center-based child care providers and before- and after-school programs. These data collection efforts will be used to examine the functioning of draft survey instruments. The feasibility test procedures will help inform several decisions about proposed design of the national study, including sampling methods, costs and advantages associated with alternative interviewing protocols and reactions to the proposed methods. Respondents: General population households, home-based and centerbased child care providers and public schools serving children under age 13. Number of responses per respondent 150 1,000 160 40 20 1 1 1 1 1 2 15 5 3 5 30 150 80 12 10 64 48 50 50 .................... 1 1 1 1 .................... 3 5 4 4 .................... 19 24 20 20 365 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. PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Average burden hours per response Estimated annual burden hours Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Dated: October 24, 2008. Brendan C. Kelly, OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–25955 Filed 10–30–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

    Proposed Project:
    Title: Feasibility Test for Design Phase of National Study of Child 
Care Supply and Demand.
    OMB No.: New Collection.
    Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), intends to collect 
information as part of the Design Phase of the National Study of Child 
Care Supply and Demand. This effort will gather information that will 
be useful for evaluating the feasibility and improving the design of a 
national study of child care supply and demand. The proposed collection 
will consist of telephone calls and in-person interviews with various 
types of caregivers, including parents, home-based child care 
providers, center-based child care providers and before- and after-
school programs. These data collection efforts will be used to examine 
the functioning of draft survey instruments. The feasibility test 
procedures will help inform several decisions about proposed design of 
the national study, including sampling methods, costs and advantages 
associated with alternative interviewing protocols and reactions to the 
proposed methods.
    Respondents: General population households, home-based and center-
based child care providers and public schools serving children under 
age 13.

Annual Burden Estimates

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                                                                            Number of     Average     Estimated
                                                                 Annual     responses      burden       annual
                         Instrument                            number of       per       hours per      burden
                                                              respondents   respondent    response      hours
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Eligibility calls to Before/After School Programs...........          150            1            2           30
Household screening calls...................................        1,000            1           15          150
Telephone calls with households with children under age 13..          160            1            5           80
Telephone calls with providers of home-based care from                 40            1            3           12
 administrative lists.......................................
Telephone calls with center-based providers of before/after            20            1            5           10
 school care................................................
Telephone calls with home-based child care providers                   64            1            3           19
 identified through household surveys.......................
Center-based providers from administrative lists............           48            1            5           24
In-person interviews with parents of children in non-                  50            1            4           20
 parental care..............................................
In-person interviews with child-care provider staff.........           50            1            4           20
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours.....................  ...........  ...........  ...........          365
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    Additional Information: 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 Planning, Research and Evaluation, 370 L'Enfant 
Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance 
Officer. E-mail address: OPREinfoco1lection@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 24, 2008.
Brendan C. Kelly,
OPRE Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-25955 Filed 10-30-08; 8:45 am]
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