Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Comment Request, 51279-51280 [E9-24046]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 192 / Tuesday, October 6, 2009 / Notices Dated: September 30, 2009. Jonathan Ishee, Office of Policy and Research, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. [FR Doc. E9–24041 Filed 10–5–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–45–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary Renewal of Declaration Regarding Emergency Use of Doxycycline Hyclate Tablets Accompanied by Emergency Use Information AGENCY: Office of the Secretary (OS), HHS. jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Secretary of Homeland Security determined on September 23, 2008 that there is a significant potential for a domestic emergency involving a heightened risk of attack with a specified biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear agent or agents—in this case, Bacillus anthracis. On the basis of this determination, the Secretary of Health and Human Services is renewing the October 1, 2008 declaration by former Secretary Michael O. Leavitt of an emergency justifying the authorization of emergency use of doxycycline hyclate tablets accompanied by emergency use information subject to the terms of any authorization issued by the Food and Drug Commissioner under 21 U.S.C. 360bbb–3(a). This notice is being issued in accordance with section 564(b)(4) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. 360bbb–3(b)(4). DATES: This Notice and referenced HHS declaration are effective as of October 1, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nicole Lurie, MD MSPH, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Office of the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201, Telephone (202) 205–2882 (this is not a toll free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 23, 2008, former Secretary of Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff, determined that there is a significant potential for a domestic emergency, VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:15 Oct 05, 2009 Jkt 220001 involving a heightened risk of attack with a specified biological, chemical, radiological, or nuclear agent or agents—in this case, Bacillus anthracis, although there is no current domestic emergency involving anthrax, no current heightened risk of an anthrax attack, and no credible information indicating an imminent threat of an attack involving Bacillus anthracis. Pursuant to section 564(b) of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. 360bbb–3(b), and on the basis of such determination, on October 1, 2008, former Secretary of Health and Human Services, Michael O. Leavitt, declared an emergency justifying the authorization of the emergency use of doxycycline hyclate tablets accompanied by emergency use information subject to the terms of any authorization issued under 21 U.S.C. 360bbb–3(a).1 Pursuant to section 564(b)(2)(B) of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. 360bbb– 3(b), and on the basis of Secretary Chertoff’s September 23, 2008 determination, I hereby renew former Secretary Leavitt’s October 1, 2008 declaration of an emergency justifying the authorization of the emergency use of doxycycline hyclate tablets accompanied by emergency use information subject to the terms of any authorization issued under 21 U.S.C. 360bbb–3(a). I am issuing this notice in accordance with section 564(b)(4) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. 360bbb–3(b)(4). Dated: October 1, 2009. Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–24086 Filed 10–1–09; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4150–37–P 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 1 Pursuant to section 564(b)(4) of the FFDCA, notice of the determination by the Secretary, DHS, and the declaration by the Secretary, HHS, was provided at 73 FR 58242 (October 6, 2008). PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51279 proposed data collection projects (section 3506(c)(2)(A) of Title 44, United States Code, as amended by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Pub. L. 104–13), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects being developed for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (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: National Health Service Corps Travel Request Worksheet—Extension Clinicians participating in the HRSA National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program use the online Travel Request Worksheet to receive travel funds from the Federal Government to perform pre-employment interviews at sites on the NHSC’s Opportunities List. The travel approval process is initiated when a scholar notifies the NHSC of an impending interview at one or more NHSC approved practice sites. The Travel Request Worksheet is also used to initiate the relocation process after a NHSC scholar has successfully been matched to an approved practice site. Upon receipt of the Travel Request Worksheet, the NHSC will review and approve or disapprove the request and promptly notify the scholar and the NHSC logistics contractor regarding travel arrangements and authorization of the funding for the site visit or relocation. The estimated annual burden is as follows: E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1 51280 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 192 / Tuesday, October 6, 2009 / Notices Form Number of respondents Responses per respondent Total responses Hours per response Total burden hours Travel Request Worksheet .................................................. 140 2 280 .06 16.8 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: September 29, 2009. Alexandra Huttinger, Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E9–24046 Filed 10–5–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P 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, Pub. L. 104–13), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects being developed for submission to the Office of Management and Budget (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, call the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer on (301) 443–1129. Comments are invited 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) 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: The Health Education Assistance Loan (HEAL) Program: Forms (OMB No. 0915–0043)— Extension The Health Education Assistance Loan (HEAL) program continues to Responses per respondent Number of respondents Form and number administer and monitor outstanding loans which were provided to eligible students to pay for educational costs in a number of health professions. HEAL forms collect information that is required for responsible program management. The HEAL Repayment Schedule, Fixed and Variable, provides the borrower with the cost of a HEAL loan, the number and amount of payments, and the Truth-in-Lending disclosures. The Lender’s Report on HEAL Student Loans Outstanding (Call Report), provides information on the status of loans outstanding by the number of borrowers and total number of loans whose loan payments are in various stages of the loan cycle, such as student education and repayment, and the corresponding dollar amounts. These forms are needed to provide borrowers with information on the cost of their loan(s) and to determine which lenders may have excessive delinquencies and defaulted loans. The estimate of burden for the forms is as follows: Total responses Hours per responses Total burden hours Disclosure: Repayment Schedule HRSA 502–1,2 .......................... Reporting: Call Report HRSA 512 ................................................. 8 396 3,168 0.50 1,584 13 4 52 0.75 39 Total Reporting and Disclosure ............................. 21 ........................ 3,220 ........................ 1,623 jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES 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: September 29, 2009. Alexandra Huttinger, Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination. [FR Doc. E9–24044 Filed 10–5–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:15 Oct 05, 2009 Jkt 220001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 concerning opportunity for public comment on proposed collections of information, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 will publish periodic summaries of proposed projects. To request more information on the proposed projects or to obtain a copy of the information collection plans, call the SAMHSA Reports Clearance Officer on (240) 276– 1243. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collections of information are 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) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 192 (Tuesday, October 6, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51279-51280]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-24046]


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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, Pub. L. 104-13), the Health Resources and Services 
Administration (HRSA) publishes periodic summaries of proposed projects 
being developed for submission to the Office of Management and Budget 
(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: National Health Service Corps Travel Request 
Worksheet--Extension

    Clinicians participating in the HRSA National Health Service Corps 
(NHSC) Scholarship Program use the online Travel Request Worksheet to 
receive travel funds from the Federal Government to perform pre-
employment interviews at sites on the NHSC's Opportunities List.
    The travel approval process is initiated when a scholar notifies 
the NHSC of an impending interview at one or more NHSC approved 
practice sites. The Travel Request Worksheet is also used to initiate 
the relocation process after a NHSC scholar has successfully been 
matched to an approved practice site. Upon receipt of the Travel 
Request Worksheet, the NHSC will review and approve or disapprove the 
request and promptly notify the scholar and the NHSC logistics 
contractor regarding travel arrangements and authorization of the 
funding for the site visit or relocation.
    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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Travel Request Worksheet...........................................             140                2              280              .06             16.8
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    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: September 29, 2009.
Alexandra Huttinger,
Director, Division of Policy Review and Coordination.
[FR Doc. E9-24046 Filed 10-5-09; 8:45 am]
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