Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Comment Request, 3061-3062 [E9-825]

Download as PDF 3061 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 11 / Friday, January 16, 2009 / Notices SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the withdrawal of the guidance entitled ‘‘Guidance for Industry and FDA: Interim Evidence-Based Ranking System for Scientific Data’’ that was issued on July 10, 2003. DATES: The withdrawal is effective January 16, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula R. Trumbo, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (HFS–830), Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Pkwy., College Park, MD, 20740, 301–436–2579. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In a notice published in the Federal Register of July 11, 2003 (68 FR 41387), FDA announced the availability of a guidance entitled ‘‘Guidance for Industry and FDA: Interim Evidence-Based Ranking System for Scientific Data.’’ This guidance is being withdrawn because it is obsolete. Dated: January 13, 2009. Jeffrey Shuren, Associate Commissioner for Policy and Planning. [FR Doc. E9–959 Filed 1–15–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Comment Request In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (section 3506(c)(2)(A) of Title 44, United States Code, as amended by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects being developed for submission to OMB under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, e-mail paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer on (301) 443– 1129. Comments are invited on: (a) The proposed collection of information for the proper performance of the functions of the agency; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance 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. Proposed Project: Uncompensated Services Assurance Report (OMB No. 0915–0077)—Extension Under the Hill-Burton Act, the Government provides grants and loans for construction or renovation of health care facilities. As a condition of receiving this construction assistance, facilities are required to provide services to persons unable to pay. A condition of receiving this assistance requires facilities to provide assurances periodically that the required level of uncompensated care is being provided, and that certain notification and recordkeeping procedures are being followed. These requirements are referred to as the uncompensated services assurance. ESTIMATE OF INFORMATION COLLECTION BURDEN Responses per respondent No. of respondents Type of requirement and regulatory citation Total responses Hours per response Total hour burden Disclosure burden (42 CFR) Published Notices (124.504(c)) ........................................... Individual Notices (124.504(c)) ............................................ Determinations of Eligibility (124.507) ................................. 86 86 86 1 1 86 86 86 7,396 0.75 43.6 0.75 65 3,750 5,547 Subtotal Disclosure Burden .......................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ 9,362 10 1 10 11.0 110 4 0 2 1 ........................ 1 4 ........................ 2 6.0 ........................ 6.0 24 ........................ 12 37 4 0 1 1 1 37 14 0 0.5 0.5 0.5 18.5 7 0 10 10 1 1 10 10 0.25 0.5 3 5 ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ 179.5 Reporting Uncompensated Services Report—HRSA–710 Form (124.509(a)) ...................................................................... Application for Compliance Alternatives: Public Facilities (124.513) ............................................ Small Obligation Facilities (124.514(c)) ........................ Charitable Facilities (124.516(c)) .................................. Annual Certification for Compliance Alternatives: Public Facilities (124.509(b)) ........................................ Charitable Facilities (124.509(b)) ................................. Small Obligation Facilities (124.509(c)) ........................ Complaint Information (124.511(a)): Individuals ..................................................................... Facilities ........................................................................ mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Subtotal Reporting Burden .................................... Number of recordkeepers Recordkeeping Hours per year Total hour burden Non-alternative Facilities (124.510(a)) .................................................................................. 86 50 4,300 Subtotal Recordkeeping Burden ............................................................................. .......................... .......................... 4,300 VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:02 Jan 15, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\16JAN1.SGM 16JAN1 3062 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 11 / Friday, January 16, 2009 / Notices The total burden for this project is estimated to be 13,841.5 hours. E-mail comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer, Room 10–33, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Written comments should be received within 60 days of this notice. Dated: January 7, 2009. Alexandra Huttinger, Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E9–825 Filed 1–15–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of the following meetings. The meetings will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Trafficking and Signaling. Date: January 26, 2009. Time: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications, Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive Bethesda, MD 20892 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Deborah L. Lewis, PhD, Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4118, MSC 7850, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 1224, lewisdeb@csr.nih.gov. This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to the timing limitations imposed by the review and funding cycle. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflicts: Brain Imaging and Behavioral Treatments. Date: January 27, 2009. Time: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:02 Jan 15, 2009 Jkt 217001 Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: Weijia Ni, PhD, Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3190, MSC 7848 (for overnight mail use room # and 20817 zip) Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435–1507, niw@csr.nih.gov. This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to the timing limitations imposed by the review and funding cycle. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business and Innovative Ultrasound Imaging. Date: January 30, 2009. Time: 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel at Doheny Beach, 34402 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA 92629. Contact Person: Xiang-Ning Li, MD, PhD, Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5112, MSC 7854, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 1744, lixiang@csr.nih.gov. This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to the timing limitations imposed by the review and funding cycle. Name of Committee: Surgical Sciences, Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Integrated Review Group; Medical Imaging Study Section. Date: February 1–2, 2009. Time: 4 p.m. to 3 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel at Doheny Beach, 34402 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA 92629. Contact Person: Xiang-Ning Li, MD, PhD, Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5112, MSC 7854, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 1744, lixiang@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review, Special Emphasis Panel, Clinical Molecular Imaging. Date: February 2–3, 2009. Time: 7 p.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Doubletree Guest Suites Hotel at Doheny Beach, 34402 Pacific Coast Highway, Dana Point, CA 92629. Contact Person: Eileen W. Bradley, DSC, Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5100, MSC 7854, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435– 1179, bradleye@csrnih.gov. Name of Committee: Biology of Development and Aging Integrated Review; Group Cellular Mechanisms in Aging and Development Study Section Date: February 3–4, 2009. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Place: Hyatt Regency Bethesda, One Bethesda Metro Center, 7400 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. Contact Person: Sherry L. Dupere, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5136, MSC 7840, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435– 1021, duperes@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Health of the Population Integrated Review Group; Infectious Diseases, Reproductive Health, Asthma and Pulmonary Conditions Study Section. Date: February 5–6, 2009. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Bahia Resort Hotel, 998 West Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109. Contact Person: Sandra Melnick Seitz, DRPH, Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3156, MSC 7770, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 1251, melnicks@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Endocrinology, Metabolism, Nutrition and Reproductive Sciences Integrated Review Group; Cellular Aspects of Diabetes and Obesity Study Section. Date: February 5–6, 2009. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Hyatt Regency Bethesda, One Bethesda Metro Center, 7400 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. Contact Person: Ann A. 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Place: Serrano Hotel, 405 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94102. Contact Person: Cheri Wiggs, PhD, Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3180, MSC 7848, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435– 1261, wiggsc@csr.nih.gov. E:\FR\FM\16JAN1.SGM 16JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 11 (Friday, January 16, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3061-3062]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-825]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: 
Comment Request

    In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public 
comment on proposed data collection projects (section 3506(c)(2)(A) of 
Title 44, United States Code, as amended by the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995, Public Law 104-13), the Health Resources and Services 
Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects 
being developed for submission to OMB under the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995. To request more information on the proposed project or to 
obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, e-
mail paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer on 
(301) 443-1129.
    Comments are invited on: (a) The proposed collection of information 
for the proper performance of the functions of the agency; (b) the 
accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
collection of information; (c) ways to enhance 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.

Proposed Project: Uncompensated Services Assurance Report (OMB No. 
0915-0077)--Extension

    Under the Hill-Burton Act, the Government provides grants and loans 
for construction or renovation of health care facilities. As a 
condition of receiving this construction assistance, facilities are 
required to provide services to persons unable to pay. A condition of 
receiving this assistance requires facilities to provide assurances 
periodically that the required level of uncompensated care is being 
provided, and that certain notification and recordkeeping procedures 
are being followed. These requirements are referred to as the 
uncompensated services assurance.

                                    Estimate of Information Collection Burden
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     Type of requirement and          No. of      Responses  per       Total         Hours per      Total  hour
       regulatory citation          respondents      respondent      responses       response         burden
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                                           Disclosure burden (42 CFR)
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Published Notices (124.504(c))..              86               1              86            0.75              65
Individual Notices (124.504(c)).              86               1              86            43.6           3,750
Determinations of Eligibility                 86              86           7,396            0.75           5,547
 (124.507)......................
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    Subtotal Disclosure Burden..  ..............  ..............  ..............  ..............           9,362
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                                                    Reporting
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Uncompensated Services Report--               10               1              10            11.0             110
 HRSA-710 Form (124.509(a)).....
Application for Compliance
 Alternatives:
    Public Facilities (124.513).               4               1               4             6.0              24
    Small Obligation Facilities                0  ..............  ..............  ..............  ..............
     (124.514(c))...............
    Charitable Facilities                      2               1               2             6.0              12
     (124.516(c))...............
Annual Certification for
 Compliance Alternatives:
    Public Facilities                         37               1              37             0.5            18.5
     (124.509(b))...............
    Charitable Facilities                      4               1              14             0.5               7
     (124.509(b))...............
    Small Obligation Facilities                0               1               0             0.5               0
     (124.509(c))...............
Complaint Information
 (124.511(a)):
    Individuals.................              10               1              10            0.25               3
    Facilities..................              10               1              10             0.5               5
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        Subtotal Reporting        ..............  ..............  ..............  ..............           179.5
         Burden.................
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                                                                  Number of                         Total hour
                        Recordkeeping                           recordkeepers    Hours per year       burden
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Non-alternative Facilities (124.510(a))......................               86               50            4,300
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        Subtotal Recordkeeping Burden........................  ...............  ...............            4,300
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    The total burden for this project is estimated to be 13,841.5 
hours. E-mail comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Reports 
Clearance Officer, Room 10-33, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, 
Rockville, MD 20857. Written comments should be received within 60 days 
of this notice.

    Dated: January 7, 2009.
Alexandra Huttinger,
Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.
 [FR Doc. E9-825 Filed 1-15-09; 8:45 am]
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