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Download as PDF 15438 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 59 / Monday, March 29, 2010 / Notices applications to identify appropriate peer grant reviewers. Depending on their experience and qualifications, applicants may be invited to serve as either grant reviewers or review group chairpersons. The following table shows the annual response burden estimate. Number of respondents Responses/ respondent Burden/ responses (hours) Total burden hours 500 ............................................................................................................................................... 1 1.5 750 Send comments to Summer King, SAMHSA Reports Clearance Officer, Room 7–1044, One Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD 20857. Written comments should be received within 60 days of this notice. Dated: March 23, 2010. Elaine Parry, Director, Office of Program Services. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects: Title: ACF Grantee Survey of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). OMB No.: 0970–0076. Description: The LIHEAP Grantee Survey is an annual data collection activity, which is sent to grantees of the 50 states and the District of Columbia administering the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The survey is mandatory in order that national estimates of the sources and uses of LIHEAP funds can be calculated [FR Doc. 2010–6870 Filed 3–26–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–P in a timely manner; a range can be calculated of State average LIHEAP benefits; and maximum income cutoffs for four-person households can be obtained for estimating the number of low-income households that are income eligible for LIHEAP under the State income standards. The need for the above information is to provide the Administration and Congress with fiscal estimates in time for hearings about LIHEAP appropriations and program performance. The information also is included in the Departments annual LIHEAP Report to Congress. Survey information also will be posted on the Office of Community Services LIHEAP Web site for access by grantees and other interested parties. Respondents: 50 States and the District of Columbia. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours LIHEAP Grantee Survey .................................................................................. cprice-sewell on DSK89S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Instrument 51 1 3.50 178.50 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 178.50. 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 09:18 Apr 05, 2010 Jkt 220001 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 24, 2010. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–6862 Filed 3–26–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: Strengthening Communities Fund Program Evaluation. OMB No.: New Collection. Description: This proposed information collection activity is to obtain evaluation information from Strengthening Communities Fund (SCF) grantees. Grantees include participants in two SCF grant programs contributing to the economic recovery as authorized in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The SCF evaluation is an important opportunity to examine the outcomes achieved by the Strengthening Communities Fund in meeting its objective of improving the capacity of E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1

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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 Grantee Survey of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance 
Program (LIHEAP).
    OMB No.: 0970-0076.
    Description: The LIHEAP Grantee Survey is an annual data collection 
activity, which is sent to grantees of the 50 states and the District 
of Columbia administering the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program 
(LIHEAP). The survey is mandatory in order that national estimates of 
the sources and uses of LIHEAP funds can be calculated in a timely 
manner; a range can be calculated of State average LIHEAP benefits; and 
maximum income cutoffs for four-person households can be obtained for 
estimating the number of low-income households that are income eligible 
for LIHEAP under the State income standards. The need for the above 
information is to provide the Administration and Congress with fiscal 
estimates in time for hearings about LIHEAP appropriations and program 
performance. The information also is included in the Departments annual 
LIHEAP Report to Congress. Survey information also will be posted on 
the Office of Community Services LIHEAP Web site for access by grantees 
and other interested parties.
    Respondents: 50 States and the District of Columbia.

                                             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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LIHEAP Grantee Survey.......................              51                1             3.50           178.50
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 178.50.
    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 24, 2010.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
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