Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 78802 [E8-30456]

Download as PDF 78802 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 23, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: Developmental Disabilities Protection & Advocacy Program Statement of Goals and Priorities. OMB No.: 0980–0270. Description: Federal statute and regulation require each State Protection and Advocacy (P&A) System to prepare and submit to public comment a Statement of Goals and Priorities (SGP) for the P&A for Developmental Disabilities (PADD) program for each coming fiscal year. While the P&A is mandated to protect and advocate under a range of different Federally authorized disabilities programs, only the PADD program requires an SGP. Following the required public input for the coming fiscal year, the P&As submit the final version of this SGP to the Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD). ADD will aggregate the information in the SGPs into a national profile of programmatic emphasis for P&A Systems in the coming year. This aggregation will provide ADD with a tool for monitoring of the public input requirement. Furthermore, it will provide an overview of program direction, and permit ADD to track accomplishments against goals/targets, permitting the formulation of technical assistance and compliance with the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993. Respondents: State and Tribal Governments. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response P&A SGP ......................................................................................................... 57 1 44 2,508 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: .................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ 2,508 Instrument 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: December 18, 2008. Janean Chambers, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–30456 Filed 12–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Title: Child Care and Development Fund Plan for States/Territories for FFY 2010–2011 (ACF–118). OMB No.: 0970–0114. Description: The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Plan (the Total burden hours Plan) for States and Territories is required from each CCDF Lead agency in accordance with Section 658E of the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990, as amended (Pub. L. 101–508, Pub. L. 104–193, and 42 U.S.C. 9858). The implementing regulations for the statutorily required Plan are set forth at 45 CFR 98.10 through 98.18. The Plan, submitted on the ACF–118, is required biennially, and remains in effect for two years. The Plan provides ACF and the public with a description of, and assurance about, the States or the Territories child care program. The ACF–118 is currently approved through June 30, 2009, making it available to States and Territories needing to submit Plan Amendments through the end of the FY 2009 Plan Period. However, in July 2009, States and Territories will be required to submit their FY 2010–2011 Plans. Consistent with the statute and regulations, ACF requests extension of the ACF–118 with minor corrections and modifications. The Tribal Plan (ACF–118a) is not affected by this notice. Respondents: State and Territorial CCDF Lead Agencies. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response ACF–118 .......................................................................................................... 56 0.50 162.57 4,551.96 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: .................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ 4,551.96 Instrument VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:29 Dec 22, 2008 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1 Total burden hours

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: Developmental Disabilities Protection & Advocacy Program 
Statement of Goals and Priorities.
    OMB No.: 0980-0270.
    Description: Federal statute and regulation require each State 
Protection and Advocacy (P&A) System to prepare and submit to public 
comment a Statement of Goals and Priorities (SGP) for the P&A for 
Developmental Disabilities (PADD) program for each coming fiscal year. 
While the P&A is mandated to protect and advocate under a range of 
different Federally authorized disabilities programs, only the PADD 
program requires an SGP. Following the required public input for the 
coming fiscal year, the P&As submit the final version of this SGP to 
the Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD). ADD will 
aggregate the information in the SGPs into a national profile of 
programmatic emphasis for P&A Systems in the coming year. This 
aggregation will provide ADD with a tool for monitoring of the public 
input requirement. Furthermore, it will provide an overview of program 
direction, and permit ADD to track accomplishments against goals/
targets, permitting the formulation of technical assistance and 
compliance with the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993.
    Respondents: State and Tribal Governments.

                                             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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P&A SGP.........................................              57               1              44           2,508
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours:........  ..............  ..............  ..............           2,508
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    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: December 18, 2008.
Janean Chambers,
Reports Clearance Officer.
 [FR Doc. E8-30456 Filed 12-22-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-P