Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 24857 [E9-12093]

Download as PDF 24857 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 99 / Tuesday, May 26, 2009 / Notices 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: May 20, 2009. Janean Chambers, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–12104 Filed 5–22–09; 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 Proposed Projects Title: ACF Uniform Project Description. OMB No.: 0970–0139. Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) has more than 40 discretionary grant programs. The proposed information collection form would be a uniform discretionary application form eligible for use by grant applicants to submit project information in response to ACF program announcements. ACF would use this information, along with other OMBapproved information collections, to evaluate and rank applicants and protect the integrity of the grantee selection process. All ACF discretionary grant programs would be eligible but not required to use this application form. The application consists of general information and instructions; the Standard Form 424 series that requests basic information, budget information and assurances; the Project Description requesting the applicant to describe how these objectives will be achieved; along with assurances and certifications. Guidance for the content of information requested in the Project Description is found in OMB Circular A–102 and 45 CFR Part 74. Respondents: Applicants for ACF Discretionary Grant Programs. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instrument UPD ................................................................................................................. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 463,520. 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:08 May 22, 2009 Jkt 217001 11,588 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: May 20, 2009. Janean Chambers, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–12093 Filed 5–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services [CMS–2487–PN] Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Application by the American Osteopathic Association for Continued Deeming Authority for Ambulatory Surgical Centers AGENCY: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS. ACTION: Proposed notice. SUMMARY: This proposed notice acknowledges the receipt of a deeming application from the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) for PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of responses per respondent 1 Average burden hours per response 40 Total burden hours 463,520 continued recognition as a national accrediting organization for ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) that wish to participate in the Medicare or Medicaid programs. The statute requires that we publish, within 60 days of receipt of an organization’s complete application, a notice identifying the national accrediting body making the request, describing the nature of the request, and providing at least a 30-day public comment period. DATES: To be assured consideration, comments must be received at one of the addresses provided below, no later than 5 p.m. on June 25, 2009. ADDRESSES: In commenting, please refer to file code CMS–2487–PN. Because of staff and resource limitations, we cannot accept comments by facsimile (FAX) transmission. You may submit comments in one of four ways (please choose only one of the ways listed): 1. Electronically. You may submit electronic comments on this regulation to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions under the ‘‘More Search Options’’ tab. 2. By regular mail. You may mail written comments to the following address ONLY: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Attention: E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM 26MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 99 (Tuesday, May 26, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: ACF Uniform Project Description.
    OMB No.: 0970-0139.
    Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) has 
more than 40 discretionary grant programs. The proposed information 
collection form would be a uniform discretionary application form 
eligible for use by grant applicants to submit project information in 
response to ACF program announcements. ACF would use this information, 
along with other OMB-approved information collections, to evaluate and 
rank applicants and protect the integrity of the grantee selection 
process. All ACF discretionary grant programs would be eligible but not 
required to use this application form. The application consists of 
general information and instructions; the Standard Form 424 series that 
requests basic information, budget information and assurances; the 
Project Description requesting the applicant to describe how these 
objectives will be achieved; along with assurances and certifications. 
Guidance for the content of information requested in the Project 
Description is found in OMB Circular A-102 and 45 CFR Part 74.
    Respondents: Applicants for ACF Discretionary Grant 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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UPD.............................................          11,588               1              40         463,520
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 463,520.
    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: May 20, 2009.
Janean Chambers,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-12093 Filed 5-22-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-P