Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 78803 [E8-30470]

Download as PDF 78803 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 23, 2008 / Notices Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained 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. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. E-mail address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. OMB Comment: OMB is required to make a decision concerning the collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Fax: 202– 395–6974, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families. Dated: December 18, 2008. Janean Chambers, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–30458 Filed 12–22–08; 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: TANF Quarterly Financial Report, ACF–196. OMB No.: 0970–0247. Description: This information collection is authorized under Section 411(a)(3) of the Social Security Act. This request is for renewal of approval to use the Administration for Children and Families’ (ACF) 196 form for periodic financial reporting under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Approval of this information collection expires on March 31, 2009. States participating in the TANF program are required by statute to report financial data on a quarterly basis. This form meets the legal standard and provides essential data on the use of Federal funds. Failure to collect the data would seriously compromise ACF’s ability to monitor program expenditures, estimate funding needs, and to prepare budget submissions required by Congress. Financial reporting under the TANF program is governed by 45 CFR part 265. Respondents: TANF Agencies. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instrument Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response 51 4 8 ACF–196 .......................................................................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,632 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 will 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:29 Dec 22, 2008 Jkt 217001 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. E8–30470 Filed 12–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Notice of Issuance of Final Policy Directive AGENCY: Administration for Native Americans, Administration for Children and Families, HHS. ACTION: Notice of Issuance of Final Policy Directive. SUMMARY: The Administration for Native Americans (ANA) herein issues final interpretive rules, general statements of policy and rules of agency organization, procedure or practice relating to the Social and Economic PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total burden hours 1,632 Development Strategies (hereinafter referred to as SEDS), Social and Economic Development Strategies for Alaska (hereinafter referred to as SEDSAK), Native Language Preservation and Maintenance Assessment (hereinafter referred to as Native Language Assessment), Native Language Preservation and Maintenance Planning (hereinafter referred to as Native Language Planning), Native Language Preservation and Maintenance Implementation (hereinafter referred to as Native Language Implementation), Native Language Preservation and Maintenance Immersion (hereinafter referred to as Native Language Immersion), Family Preservation— Improving the Well-Being of Children Project Planning (hereinafter referred to as Family Preservation Planning), Family Preservation—Improving the Well-Being of Children Project Implementation (hereinafter referred to as Family Preservation Implementation) and Environmental Regulatory Enhancement (hereinafter referred to as ERE). DATES: November 21, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheila K. Cooper, Director of Program Operations, at (877) 922–9262. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 814 of the Native American Programs E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: TANF Quarterly Financial Report, ACF-196.
    OMB No.: 0970-0247.
    Description: This information collection is authorized under 
Section 411(a)(3) of the Social Security Act. This request is for 
renewal of approval to use the Administration for Children and 
Families' (ACF) 196 form for periodic financial reporting under the 
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Approval of 
this information collection expires on March 31, 2009. States 
participating in the TANF program are required by statute to report 
financial data on a quarterly basis. This form meets the legal standard 
and provides essential data on the use of Federal funds. Failure to 
collect the data would seriously compromise ACF's ability to monitor 
program expenditures, estimate funding needs, and to prepare budget 
submissions required by Congress. Financial reporting under the TANF 
program is governed by 45 CFR part 265.
    Respondents: TANF Agencies.

                                             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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ACF-196.........................................              51               4               8           1,632
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,632
    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 will 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. E8-30470 Filed 12-22-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-P