Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 42676 [E9-20306]

Download as PDF 42676 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 162 / Monday, August 24, 2009 / Notices 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. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Dated: August 18, 2009. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E9–20175 Filed 8–21–09; 8:45 am] Proposed Project: HRSA/Bureau of Primary Health Care Capital Improvement Program Application Electronic Health Records (EHR) Readiness Checklist (OMB No. 0915– 0325)—Extension The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) provides $1.5 billion in grants to support BILLING CODE 4184–01–P Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Periodically, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) publishes abstracts of information collection requests under review by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), in compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). To request a copy of the clearance requests submitted to OMB for review, e-mail paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA Reports Clearance Office on (301)-443– 1129. The following request has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995: Number of respondents Form Responses per respondent ‘‘construction, renovation and equipment’’, and ‘‘the acquisition of health information technology systems, for health centers including health center controlled networks receiving operating grants under section 330’’ of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 254b). HRSA is requesting extension of the approval of the Electronic Health Records (EHR) Readiness Checklist portion of the application where applicants must provide information to demonstrate readiness for electronic health records if they propose to use funds for electronic health record (EHR) related purchases. Of the $1.5 billion, HRSA will award approximately $850 million, through limited competition grants, for one-time Capital Improvement Program (CIP) grant funding in fiscal year (FY) 2009 to support existing section 330 funded health centers. Funding under this opportunity will address pressing capital improvement needs in health centers, such as construction, repair, renovation, and equipment purchases, including health information technology systems. Applicants must provide information using the EHR Readiness Checklist that demonstrates comprehensive planning and readiness for implementing EHRs. The estimated annual burden is as follows: Total responses Hours per response Total burden hours EHR Readiness Checklist ................................ 568 1 568 .25 142 Total .......................................................... 568 ............................ 568 ............................ 142 Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of this notice to the desk officer for HRSA, either by email to OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202–395–6974. Please direct all correspondence to the ‘‘attention of the desk officer for HRSA.’’ Dated: August 18, 2009. Alexandra Huttinger, Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E9–20306 Filed 8–21–09; 8:45 am] erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES 15:04 Aug 21, 2009 Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2009–N–0345] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Internet Survey on Barriers to Food Label Use AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of BILLING CODE 4165–15–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the Internet Survey on Barriers to Food Label Use. DATES: Submit written or electronic comments on the collection of information by October 23, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit electronic comments on the collection of information to http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit written comments on the collection of information to the Division of Dockets Management (HFA–305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. All comments should be identified with the docket number found in brackets in the heading of this document. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Gittleson, Office of Information Management (HFA–710), Food and Drug E:\FR\FM\24AUN1.SGM 24AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request

    Periodically, the Health Resources and Services Administration 
(HRSA) publishes abstracts of information collection requests under 
review by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), in compliance with 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). To request 
a copy of the clearance requests submitted to OMB for review, e-mail 
paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA Reports Clearance Office on (301)-
443-1129.
    The following request has been submitted to the Office of 
Management and Budget for review under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995:

Proposed Project: HRSA/Bureau of Primary Health Care Capital 
Improvement Program Application Electronic Health Records (EHR) 
Readiness Checklist (OMB No. 0915-0325)--Extension

    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) provides $1.5 
billion in grants to support ``construction, renovation and 
equipment'', and ``the acquisition of health information technology 
systems, for health centers including health center controlled networks 
receiving operating grants under section 330'' of the Public Health 
Service (PHS) Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 254b). HRSA is requesting 
extension of the approval of the Electronic Health Records (EHR) 
Readiness Checklist portion of the application where applicants must 
provide information to demonstrate readiness for electronic health 
records if they propose to use funds for electronic health record (EHR) 
related purchases. Of the $1.5 billion, HRSA will award approximately 
$850 million, through limited competition grants, for one-time Capital 
Improvement Program (CIP) grant funding in fiscal year (FY) 2009 to 
support existing section 330 funded health centers. Funding under this 
opportunity will address pressing capital improvement needs in health 
centers, such as construction, repair, renovation, and equipment 
purchases, including health information technology systems. Applicants 
must provide information using the EHR Readiness Checklist that 
demonstrates comprehensive planning and readiness for implementing 
EHRs.
    The estimated annual burden is as follows:

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                                                                    Number of       Responses per                         Hours per       Total burden
                             Form                                  respondents       respondent      Total responses      response            hours
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EHR Readiness Checklist.......................................               568                 1               568               .25               142
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    Total.....................................................               568  ................               568  ................               142
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    Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of this notice to 
the desk officer for HRSA, either by e-mail to OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202-395-6974. Please direct all 
correspondence to the ``attention of the desk officer for HRSA.''

    Dated: August 18, 2009.
Alexandra Huttinger,
Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.
[FR Doc. E9-20306 Filed 8-21-09; 8:45 am]
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