Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 10594-10595 [E9-5196]

Download as PDF 10594 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 46 / Wednesday, March 11, 2009 / Notices Research, PA DD09–002; and the supplements received for Epidemiologic and Surveillance and Epidemiologic Research of Duchenne and Becker Muscular Dystrophy, PA DD06–002.’’ For Further Information Contact: Geneva L. Cashaw, Designated Federal Official, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, NE., Mailstop K–92, Telephone (770) 488–8390. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Dated: March 4, 2009. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E9–5117 Filed 3–10–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP): Grants for Injury Control Research Centers, CE09–001 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES In accordance with Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the aforementioned meeting. Time and Date: 9 a.m.–12 p.m., March 30, 2009 (Closed). Place: Teleconference. Status: The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with provisions set forth in Section 552b(c) (4) and (6), Title 5 U.S.C., and the Determination of the Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, CDC, pursuant to Public Law 92–463. Matters To Be Discussed: The meeting will include the secondary review of applications received in response to Funding Opportunity Announcement, CE09–001, Grants for Injury Control Research Centers. For Further Information Contact: Gwendolyn Cattledge, Ph.D., Deputy Associate Director for Science, NCIPC, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, NE., MS F–62, Atlanta, GA 30341, Telephone (770) 488– 4665. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:01 Mar 10, 2009 Jkt 217001 Dated: March 2, 2009. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E9–5157 Filed 3–10–09; 8:45 am] Dated: February 26, 2009. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E9–5156 Filed 3–10–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Administration for Children and Families National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Initial Review Group (NCIPC, IRG) Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announce the following meeting: Times and Date: 8:30 a.m.–9 a.m., April 2, 2009 (Open). 9 a.m.–6 p.m., April 2, 2009 (Closed). Place: Embassy Suites of Buckhead, 3285 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA 30305, telephone: (404) 261–7733. Status: Portions of the meetings will be closed to the public in accordance with provisions set forth in section 552b(c)(4) and (6), Title 5, U.S.C., and the Determination of the Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, CDC, pursuant to section 10(d) of Public Law 92–463. Purpose: This group is charged with providing advice and guidance to the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, and the Director, CDC, concerning the scientific and technical merit of grant and cooperative agreement applications received from academic institutions and other public and private profit and nonprofit organizations, including State and local government agencies, to conduct specific injury research that focuses on prevention and control. Matters To Be Discussed: The meeting will include the review, discussion, and evaluation of individual research grant applications submitted in response to Fiscal Year 2009 Requests for Applications related to the following individual research announcement: RFA–CE–09–004 ‘‘Unintentional Poisoning from Prescription Drug Overdose in Adults (R21).’’ Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. For Further Information Contact: Jane Suen, Dr.P.H., NCIPC, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, NE., Mailstop F–62, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, telephone: (770) 488–4281; fax: (770) 488–4422. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Proposed Projects Title: State Plan for Foster Care and Adoption Assistance—Title IV–E. OMB No.: 0980–0141. Description: A title IV–E plan is required by section 471 part IV–E of the Social Security Act (the Act) for each public child welfare agency requesting Federal funding for foster care, adoption assistance and guardianship assistance under the Act. The title IV–E plan provides assurances the programs will be administered in conformity with the specific requirements stipulated in title IV–E. The plan must include all applicable State statutory, regulatory, or policy references and citations for each requirement as well as supporting documentation. A title IV–E agency may use the pre-print format prepared by the Children’s Bureau of the Administration for Children and Families or a different format, on the condition that the format used includes all of the title IV–E State plan requirements of the law. Public Law 110–351, the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008, created a new title IV–E plan option to provide a Guardianship Assistance Program for relatives of children in foster care (section 471(a)(28) of the Act). The Guardianship Assistance program was made effective for States upon enactment of Public Law 110–351 (October 7, 2008). Effective October 1, 2009, Public Law 110–351 will allow Tribes, Tribal organizations and Tribal consortia to directly operate title IV–E programs for foster care maintenance payments, adoption assistance and kinship guardianship assistance. The law also made a number of other changes to title IV–E plan requirements and eligibility criteria. The law’s provisions expanding the scope of the title IV–E program necessitates a revision of the preprint. Respondents: State and Territorial Agencies (State Agencies) administering E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 46 / Wednesday, March 11, 2009 / Notices or supervising the administration of the title IV–E programs and Federallyrecognized Tribes, Tribal organizations 10595 and Tribal consortia administering title IV–E programs. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours Title IV–E Plan ................................................................................................. 33 1 16 528 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 528. 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: March 6, 2009. Janean Chambers, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–5196 Filed 3–10–09; 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 OMB No.: 0970–0033. Description: The Annual Survey of Refugees collects information on the social and economic circumstances of a random sample of refugees, Amerasians, and entrants who arrived in the United States in the five years prior to the date of the survey. The survey focuses on the refugees training, labor force participation, and welfare utilization rates. Dates are segmented by region of origin, State of resettlement, and number of months since arrival. From the responses, the Office of Refugee Resettlement reports on the economic adjustment of refugees to the American economy. These data are used by Congress in its annual deliberations or refugee admissions and funding and by program managers in formulating policies for the future direction of the Refugee Resettlement Program. Respondents: Refugees, entrants, Amerasians, and Havana parolees. Proposed Projects Title: Annual Survey of Refugees (Form ORR–9). ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours ORR–9 ............................................................................................................. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Instrument 2,000 1 0.67 1,333.33 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,333.33. 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:01 Mar 10, 2009 Jkt 217001 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 PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: March 6, 2009. Janean Chambers, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 46 (Wednesday, March 11, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10594-10595]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-5196]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: State Plan for Foster Care and Adoption Assistance--Title 
IV-E.
    OMB No.: 0980-0141.
    Description: A title IV-E plan is required by section 471 part IV-E 
of the Social Security Act (the Act) for each public child welfare 
agency requesting Federal funding for foster care, adoption assistance 
and guardianship assistance under the Act. The title IV-E plan provides 
assurances the programs will be administered in conformity with the 
specific requirements stipulated in title IV-E. The plan must include 
all applicable State statutory, regulatory, or policy references and 
citations for each requirement as well as supporting documentation. A 
title IV-E agency may use the pre-print format prepared by the 
Children's Bureau of the Administration for Children and Families or a 
different format, on the condition that the format used includes all of 
the title IV-E State plan requirements of the law.
    Public Law 110-351, the Fostering Connections to Success and 
Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008, created a new title IV-E plan option 
to provide a Guardianship Assistance Program for relatives of children 
in foster care (section 471(a)(28) of the Act). The Guardianship 
Assistance program was made effective for States upon enactment of 
Public Law 110-351 (October 7, 2008).
    Effective October 1, 2009, Public Law 110-351 will allow Tribes, 
Tribal organizations and Tribal consortia to directly operate title IV-
E programs for foster care maintenance payments, adoption assistance 
and kinship guardianship assistance.
    The law also made a number of other changes to title IV-E plan 
requirements and eligibility criteria. The law's provisions expanding 
the scope of the title IV-E program necessitates a revision of the 
preprint.
    Respondents: State and Territorial Agencies (State Agencies) 
administering

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or supervising the administration of the title IV-E programs and 
Federally-recognized Tribes, Tribal organizations and Tribal consortia 
administering title IV-E programs.

                                             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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Title IV-E Plan.............................              33                1               16              528
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 528.
    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: March 6, 2009.
Janean Chambers,
Reports Clearance Officer.
 [FR Doc. E9-5196 Filed 3-10-09; 8:45 am]
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