Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 66049 [E8-26519]

Download as PDF 66049 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 216 / Thursday, November 6, 2008 / Notices Number of respondents Type of respondents Number of responses per respondent 68 1 NBCCEDP grantee .......................................................................................... Dated: October 30, 2008. Maryam I. Daneshvar, Acting Reports Clearance Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E8–26429 Filed 11–5–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: Objective Work Plan (OWP), Objective Progress Report (OPR) and Project Abstract. OMB No.: 0980–0204. Description: Content changes are being made to the OPR ONLY. The information in the OPR is being collected on a quarterly basis to monitor the performance of grantees and better gauge grantee progress. The standardized format will allow ANA to report results across all its program areas and flag grantees that may need additional training and/or technical assistance to successfully implement their projects. Following are content changes being made within specific sections of the OPR form: OBJECTIVE WORK PLAN UPDATE Section: Adding 1st through 4th Quarter (Q1,Q2,Q3,Q4) results for Activities within each Objective. The grantee can continue to add to this form each quarter (rather than on to a new form), reflecting cumulative results throughout the project period rather than just the quarter. FINANCIAL Section: Add 2 Questions: (1) Provide details on any income generated as a result of ANA project activities; (2) Provide details on any changes made to the budget during the reporting period. NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH AND ELDER OPPORTUNITIES Section: Add Question: (1) Request details on any intergenerational activities between grandparents and their grandchildren. Number of respondents Instrument sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES OWP .............................................................................................................. OPR ............................................................................................................... Project Abstract ............................................................................................. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,850. 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:11 Nov 05, 2008 Jkt 217001 Dated: November 3, 2008. Janean Chambers, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–26519 Filed 11–5–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total burden (in hrs) 22 1,496 Finally, add a new section (last section) to the form: PROJECT SUSTAINABILITY: (1) Request details on the grantee’s intention to continue the project benefits and/or services after the project period has ended. End of Content Changes to the OPR. No changes are being made to the OWP or to the Project Abstract (below). The information collected by the OWP is needed to properly administer and monitor the Administration for Native Americans (ANA) programs within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF). The OWP assists applicants in describing their projects’ objectives and activities, and also assists independent panel reviewers, ANA staff and the ANA Commissioner during the review and funding decision process. The Project Abstract provides crucial information in a concise format that is utilized by applicants, independent reviewers, ANA staff and the ANA Commissioner. Respondents: Tribal Government, Native non-profit organizations, Tribal Colleges & Universities Annual Burden Estimates. Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response 1 4 1 3 1 0.50 500 275 500 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. Average burden (in hrs) Total burden hours 1,500 1,100 250 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Notice of Partially Closed Meeting; National Commission on Children and Disasters Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The open session of the meeting will be held on Thursday, November 20, 2008, from 10:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday, November 21, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The closed session of the meeting will be held on Thursday, November 20, 2008, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. The portion of the meeting that will be closed to the public shall be DATES: E:\FR\FM\06NON1.SGM 06NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: Objective Work Plan (OWP), Objective Progress Report (OPR) 
and Project Abstract.
    OMB No.: 0980-0204.
    Description: Content changes are being made to the OPR ONLY. The 
information in the OPR is being collected on a quarterly basis to 
monitor the performance of grantees and better gauge grantee progress. 
The standardized format will allow ANA to report results across all its 
program areas and flag grantees that may need additional training and/
or technical assistance to successfully implement their projects.
    Following are content changes being made within specific sections 
of the OPR form:
    OBJECTIVE WORK PLAN UPDATE Section: Adding 1st through 4th Quarter 
(Q1,Q2,Q3,Q4) results for Activities within each Objective. The grantee 
can continue to add to this form each quarter (rather than on to a new 
form), reflecting cumulative results throughout the project period 
rather than just the quarter.
    FINANCIAL Section: Add 2 Questions: (1) Provide details on any 
income generated as a result of ANA project activities; (2) Provide 
details on any changes made to the budget during the reporting period.
    NATIVE AMERICAN YOUTH AND ELDER OPPORTUNITIES Section: Add 
Question: (1) Request details on any intergenerational activities 
between grandparents and their grandchildren.
    Finally, add a new section (last section) to the form: PROJECT 
SUSTAINABILITY: (1) Request details on the grantee's intention to 
continue the project benefits and/or services after the project period 
has ended.
    End of Content Changes to the OPR.
    No changes are being made to the OWP or to the Project Abstract 
(below).
    The information collected by the OWP is needed to properly 
administer and monitor the Administration for Native Americans (ANA) 
programs within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF). The 
OWP assists applicants in describing their projects' objectives and 
activities, and also assists independent panel reviewers, ANA staff and 
the ANA Commissioner during the review and funding decision process.
    The Project Abstract provides crucial information in a concise 
format that is utilized by applicants, independent reviewers, ANA staff 
and the ANA Commissioner.
    Respondents: Tribal Government, Native non-profit organizations, 
Tribal Colleges & Universities
    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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OWP.............................................             500               1            3              1,500
OPR.............................................             275               4            1              1,100
Project Abstract................................             500               1            0.50             250
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,850.
    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: November 3, 2008.
Janean Chambers,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-26519 Filed 11-5-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-P