Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 15735 [E9-7501]

Download as PDF 15735 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 65 / Tuesday, April 7, 2009 / Notices Send comments to Summer King, SAMHSA Reports Clearance Officer, Room 7–1044, One Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD 20857 and e-mail her a copy at summer.king@samhsa.hhs.gov. Written comments should be received within 60 days of this notice. Dated: April 1, 2009. Elaine Parry, Director, Office of Program Services. [FR Doc. E9–7779 Filed 4–6–09; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Title: Building Strong Families (BSF) Demonstration and Evaluation Impact Study Second Follow-up. OMB No.: 0970–0304. Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), anticipates continuing data collection for the 15-month followup surveys of the Building Strong Families (BSF) Demonstration and Evaluation. Data collection will continue for an additional 6 months beyond the current date of expiration (July 31, 2009). BILLING CODE 4162–20–P This data collection is a part of the BSF evaluation, which is an important opportunity to learn if well-designed interventions can help low-income couples develop the knowledge and relationship skills that research has shown are associated with healthy marriages. The BSF evaluation uses an experimental design that randomly assigns couples who volunteer to participate in BSF programs to a program or control group. Materials for the original 15-month data collection effort, previously submitted to OMB, covered impact and implementation data collections. Data collection for the impact study is complete. ACF anticipates collecting data for an additional 6 months in order to complete data collection for the entire sample of participants. Respondents: Couples enrolled in the BSF evaluation, including program and control groups. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Annual number of respondents Instrument 15-month telephone survey (female partner) .................................................. 15-month telephone survey (male partner) ..................................................... Total Burden Hours: 2,495. Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. E-mail address: OPREinfocollection@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 Number of responses per respondent 1,434 1,434 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: March 30, 2009. Brendan C. Kelly, OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–7501 Filed 4–6–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects: 1 1 Average burden hours per response .91 .83 Estimated annual burden hours 1,305 1,190 Title: Head Start Grant Application and Budget Instruments. OMB No.: 0970–0207. Description: The Office of Head Start is proposing to renew, without changes, the Head Start Grant Application and Budget Instrument, which standardizes the grant application information that is requested from all Head Start and Early Head Start grantees applying for continuation grants. The application and budget forms are available in a password-protected, Web-based system. Completed applications can be transmitted electronically to Regional and Central Offices. The Administration for Children and Families believes that this application form makes the process of applying for Head Start program grants more efficient for applicants. Respondents: Head Start and Early Head Start grantees. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours HS grant and budget instrument ..................................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: .................................................... 1,600 ........................ 1 ........................ 33 ........................ 52,800 52,800 VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:13 Apr 06, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    Title: Building Strong Families (BSF) Demonstration and Evaluation 
Impact Study Second Follow-up.
    OMB No.: 0970-0304.
    Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), anticipates 
continuing data collection for the 15-month follow-up surveys of the 
Building Strong Families (BSF) Demonstration and Evaluation. Data 
collection will continue for an additional 6 months beyond the current 
date of expiration (July 31, 2009).
    This data collection is a part of the BSF evaluation, which is an 
important opportunity to learn if well-designed interventions can help 
low-income couples develop the knowledge and relationship skills that 
research has shown are associated with healthy marriages. The BSF 
evaluation uses an experimental design that randomly assigns couples 
who volunteer to participate in BSF programs to a program or control 
group.
    Materials for the original 15-month data collection effort, 
previously submitted to OMB, covered impact and implementation data 
collections. Data collection for the impact study is complete. ACF 
anticipates collecting data for an additional 6 months in order to 
complete data collection for the entire sample of participants.
    Respondents: Couples enrolled in the BSF evaluation, including 
program and control groups.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                  Annual  number     Number of        Average        Estimated
                   Instrument                           of         responses per   burden hours    annual burden
                                                    respondents     respondent     per response        hours
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15-month telephone survey (female partner)......           1,434               1             .91           1,305
15-month telephone survey (male partner)........           1,434               1             .83           1,190
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    Total Burden Hours: 2,495.
    Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be 
obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, 
Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, 
SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. All 
requests should be identified by the title of the information 
collection. E-mail address: OPREinfocollection@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: March 30, 2009.
Brendan C. Kelly,
OPRE Reports Clearance Officer.
 [FR Doc. E9-7501 Filed 4-6-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-M