Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 56546-56547 [2010-23096]

Download as PDF 56546 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 179 / Thursday, September 16, 2010 / Notices Dated: September 10, 2010. Maryam Daneshvar, Reports Clearance Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2010–23093 Filed 9–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–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, e-mail paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA Reports Clearance Officer at (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: Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) Annual Operating Report (AOR) Form (OMB No. 0915– 0314)—[Extension]. This clearance request is for approval of the modified AOR for applicants to report NFLP loan fund activity annually. The modified form will collect additional data from applicants will include information on the total number of enrollees, graduates, and graduates employed as nurse faculty by, (1) Age and Gender, (2) Nursing Programs, (3) Nursing Degrees. Under Title VIII, section 846A of the Public Health Service Act, as amended by Public Law 111–148, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) enters into an agreement with a school of nursing and makes an award to the school. The award is used to establish a distinct account for the NFLP loan fund at the school. The school of nursing makes loans from the NFLP fund to students enrolled full-time in a master’s or doctoral nursing education program that will prepare them to become qualified nursing faculty. Following graduation from the NFLP Number of respondents Form Nurse Faculty Loan Program Annual Operating Report (AOR) ...................................... Total Burden .................................................... mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD 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 10, 2010. Sahira Rafiullah, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2010–23135 Filed 9–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:19 Sep 15, 2010 Jkt 220001 Responses per respondent 150 150 Total responses 1 1 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects: Title: State Abstinence Education Program. OMB No.: 0970–0381. Description: The State Abstinence Program was extended through Fiscal Year 2014 under Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (Affordable Care Act, hereafter), Public Law 111– 148. PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 lending school, loan recipients may receive up to 85 percent NFLP loan cancellation over a consecutive fouryear period in exchange for service as full-time faculty at a school of nursing located in the U.S. and all of its territories where a school of nursing may be located. The NFLP lending school collects any portion of the loan that is not cancelled and any loans that go into repayment and deposits these monies into the NFLP loan fund to make additional NFLP loans. The school of nursing must keep records of all NFLP loan fund transactions. The NFLP Annual Operating Report is used to collect information relating to the NFLP loan fund operations and financial activities for a specified reporting period (July 1 through June 30 of the academic year). Participating schools will complete and submit the AOR annually. In addition to the newly required data, participating schools will provide the Federal Government with current and cumulative information on: (1) The number and amount of loans made, (2) the number of NFLP recipients and graduates, (3) the number and amount of loans collected, (4) the number and amount of loans in repayment, (5) the number of NFLP graduates employed as nurse faculty, (6) NFLP loan fund receipts, disbursements and other related cost. The NFLP loan fund balance is used to determine future awards to the school. The estimate of burden for this form is as follows: Hours per responses 150 150 Total burden hours 8 8 1200 1200 The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) is accepting applications from States and Territories for the development and implementation of the State Abstinence Program. The purpose of this program is to support decisions to abstain from sexual activity by providing abstinence programming as defined by Section 510(b) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 710(b)) with a focus on those groups that are most likely to bear children out-of-wedlock, such as youth in or aging out of foster care. States are encouraged to develop flexible, medically accurate and effective abstinence-based plans responsive to their specific needs. These plans must provide abstinence E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1 56547 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 179 / Thursday, September 16, 2010 / Notices education, and at the option of the State, where appropriate, mentoring, counseling, and adult supervision to promote abstinence from sexual activity, with a focus on those groups which are most likely to bear children out-ofwedlock. An expected outcome for all programs is to promote abstinence from sexual activity. OMB approval is requested to solict comments from the public on paperwork reduction as it relates to ACYF’s receipt of the following documents from applicants and awardees: Application for Mandatory Formula Grant. State Plan. Performance Progress Report. Respondents: 50 States and 9 Territories, to include, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands and Palau. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Application, to include program narrative ........................................ State Plan ........................................................................................ Performance Progress Reports ....................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,316. 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: September 13, 2010. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–23096 Filed 9–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:19 Sep 15, 2010 Jkt 220001 Number of responses per respondent Number of respondents Instrument 59 59 59 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2010–N–0001] Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The meeting will be open to the public. Name of Committee: Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee. General Function of the Committee: To provide advice and recommendations to the agency on FDA’s regulatory issues. Date and Time: The meeting will be held on October 7, 2010, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on October 8, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: FDA White Oak Conference Center, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 31, rm. 1503, Silver Spring, MD 20993–0002. Information regarding special accommodations due to a disability, visitor parking, and transportation may be accessed at: http://www.fda.gov/Advisory Committees/default.htm; under the heading ‘‘Resources for You’’ click on ‘‘White Oak Conference Center Parking and Transportation Information for FDA Advisory Committee Meetings.’’ Contact Person: Karen TempletonSomers, Center for Tobacco Products, Food and Drug Administration, 9200 Corporate Blvd., Rockville, MD 20850, 1–877–287–1373 (choose Option 4), email: TPSAC@fda.hhs.gov, or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Average burden hours per response 1 1 2 24 40 30 Total burden hours 1,416 2,360 3,540 1–800–741–8138 (301–443–0572 in the Washington, DC area), code 8732110002. Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting. A notice in the Federal Register about last minute modifications that impact a previously announced advisory committee meeting cannot always be published quickly enough to provide timely notice. Therefore, you should always check the agency’s Web site and call the appropriate advisory committee hot line/phone line to learn about possible modifications before coming to the meeting. Agenda: On October 7 and 8, 2010, the committee will hear and discuss presentations on the publicly available industry documents as they relate to the issue of the impact of the use of menthol in cigarettes on the public health, including such use among children, African-Americans, Hispanics, and other racial and ethnic minorities. FDA intends to make background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, the background material will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posted on FDA’s Web site after the meeting. Background material is available at http://www.fda.gov/ AdvisoryCommittees/Calendar/ default.htm. Scroll down to the appropriate advisory committee link. Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before September 30, 2010. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. on October 7, E:\FR\FM\16SEN1.SGM 16SEN1

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[FR Doc No: 2010-23096]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

    Proposed Projects:
    Title: State Abstinence Education Program.
    OMB No.: 0970-0381.
    Description: The State Abstinence Program was extended through 
Fiscal Year 2014 under Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 
2010 (Affordable Care Act, hereafter), Public Law 111-148.
    The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) is accepting 
applications from States and Territories for the development and 
implementation of the State Abstinence Program. The purpose of this 
program is to support decisions to abstain from sexual activity by 
providing abstinence programming as defined by Section 510(b) of the 
Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 710(b)) with a focus on those groups 
that are most likely to bear children out-of-wedlock, such as youth in 
or aging out of foster care.
    States are encouraged to develop flexible, medically accurate and 
effective abstinence-based plans responsive to their specific needs. 
These plans must provide abstinence

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education, and at the option of the State, where appropriate, 
mentoring, counseling, and adult supervision to promote abstinence from 
sexual activity, with a focus on those groups which are most likely to 
bear children out-of-wedlock. An expected outcome for all programs is 
to promote abstinence from sexual activity.
    OMB approval is requested to solict comments from the public on 
paperwork reduction as it relates to ACYF's receipt of the following 
documents from applicants and awardees:
    Application for Mandatory Formula Grant.
    State Plan.
    Performance Progress Report.
    Respondents: 50 States and 9 Territories, to include, District of 
Columbia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, Northern 
Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall 
Islands and Palau.

                                             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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Application, to include program                         59                 1                24             1,416
 narrative..............................
State Plan..............................                59                 1                40             2,360
Performance Progress Reports............                59                 2                30             3,540
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,316.
    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: September 13, 2010.
Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-23096 Filed 9-15-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-P