Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 5258-5259 [2012-2320]

Download as PDF 5258 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 22 / Thursday, February 2, 2012 / Notices Dated: January 26, 2012. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES [FR Doc. 2012–2298 Filed 2–1–12; 8:45 am] [Document Identifier: CMS–10161] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES World Trade Center Health Program Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee (WTCHP STAC or Advisory Committee), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Notice of Cancellation: This notice was published in the Federal Register on December 29, 2011, Volume 76, Number 250, page 81947. This meeting, scheduled to convene on January 24, 2012 was canceled due to lack of access to the telephone number published to provide public access to the meeting. Notice will be provided when the next meeting is scheduled in accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463). Contact Person for More Information: Paul J. Middendorf, Ph.D., Designated Federal Officer, NIOSH, CDC, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Mailstop R–45, Cincinnati, OH 45226, Telephone: 1– (888) 982–4748, Email: wtcstac@cdc.gov. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Dated: January 26, 2012. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4163–18–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:04 Feb 01, 2012 Jkt 226001 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is publishing the following summary of proposed collections for public comment. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: New Freedom Initiative—Web-based Reporting System for Grantees; Use: CMS awards competitive grants to States and other eligible entities for the purpose of designing and implementing effective and enduring improvements in community-based long-term services and support systems. CMS requires that grantees report on a quarterly, semiannual, and/or annual basis depending upon the grant type. CMS requires the information obtained through webbased grantee reporting for two reasons: (1) In order to effectively monitor the grants; and, (2) To report to Congress and other interested stakeholders the progress and obstacles experienced by the grantees. The grantees are the respondents to the web-based reporting system. Form Number: CMS–10161 (OCN 0938–0979); Frequency: Annually, Semi-annually, and Quarterly; Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal Governments; Number of Respondents: 171; Total Annual Responses: 428; Total Annual Hours: 3,764. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Effie George at (410) 786–8639. For all other issues call (410) 786–1326.) AGENCY: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [FR Doc. 2012–2296 Filed 2–1–12; 8:45 am] Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed paperwork collections referenced above, access CMS’ Web site address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ PaperworkReductionActof1995, or Email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (410) 786– 1326. In commenting on the proposed information collections please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be submitted in one of the following ways by April 2, 2012: 1. Electronically. You may submit your comments electronically to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for ‘‘Comment or Submission’’ or ‘‘More Search Options’’ to find the information collection document(s) accepting comments. 2. By regular mail. You may mail written comments to the following address: CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Regulations Development, Attention: Document Identifier/OMB Control Number CMS–10161 (OCN 0938–0979), Room C4–26–05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. Dated: January 25, 2012. Martique Jones, Director, Regulations Development Group, Division B, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2012–2286 Filed 2–1–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: Child Welfare Demonstration Projects Information Collection. OMB No.: New. Description: Per section 1130 of the Social Security Act as amended by Public Law 112–34, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Children’s Bureau (CB) is planning to announce an opportunity for title IV–E agencies to submit proposals for new child welfare waiver demonstration projects. CB is able to approve up to ten child welfare E:\FR\FM\02FEN1.SGM 02FEN1 5259 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 22 / Thursday, February 2, 2012 / Notices waiver demonstration projects in each of Fiscal Years 2012, 2013 and 2014. These demonstration waiver projects involve the waiver of certain requirements of title IV–E and IV–B. These projects do not provide additional funding to carry out new services; rather they allow more flexible uses of Federal funds in order to test new approaches to service delivery or financing structures in an effort to improve outcomes for children and families involved in the child welfare system. We encourage title IV–E agencies wishing to apply for approval of a waiver demonstration project to submit a letter of intent followed by a full proposal at a later date. For title IV–E agencies that choose to submit a letter of intent, the letter of intent should indicate the title IV–E agency’s intent to submit a proposal, and briefly describe the demonstration project, including the nature of the intervention the agency wishes to implement, the target population the agency wishes to serve, the reasons for selecting the proposed project and the evaluation design that the agency is considering. The full proposal must describe the project in extensive detail including the goals identified in statute that the project is intended to accomplish, the geographic areas in which the proposed project will be conducted, the service interventions to be implemented, the impact intervention is expected to have on outcomes related to safety, permanency, well-being, how service provision will change for children and families under the waiver demonstration, a statement of program requirements for waivers needed to conduct the project, an estimate of the projected costs or savings of the proposed project, a description of the proposed evaluation design and an accounting of any other sources of funding that have been used to provide the services that the agency now proposes to address under a waiver demonstration. Respondents: States. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instrument Number of responses per respondent 10 10 1 1 srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Letter of intent .................................................................................................................. Full proposal .................................................................................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 450. 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 Planning, Research and Evaluation, 370 L’Enfant Promenade SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. Email 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 information to be collected; and (e) 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:04 Feb 01, 2012 Jkt 226001 Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–2320 Filed 2–1–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meetings. The meetings will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Cardiac Electrophysiology, Arrhythmia and Sleep Apnea. Date: February 15, 2012. Time: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Average burden hours per response 5 40 Total burden hours 50 400 Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Olga A. Tjurmina, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4138, MSC 7814, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 451– 1375, ot3d@nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Special Topics: Topics in Bacterial Pathogenesis. Date: March 1–2, 2012. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Hilton Alexandria Old Town, 1767 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Contact Person: Rolf Menzel, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3196, MSC 7808, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435– 0952, menzelro@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Small Business: Non-HIV Diagnostics, Food Safety, Sterilization/Disinfection and Bioremediation. Date: March 1–2, 2012. Time: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: St. Regis Hotel, 923 16th and K Streets NW., Washington, DC 20006. Contact Person: Gagan Pandya, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, National Institutes of Health, Center for Scientific Review, 6701 Rockledge Drive, RM 3200, MSC 7808, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435–1167, pandyaga@mai.nih.gov. E:\FR\FM\02FEN1.SGM 02FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 22 (Thursday, February 2, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 5258-5259]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: Child Welfare Demonstration Projects Information Collection.
    OMB No.: New.
    Description: Per section 1130 of the Social Security Act as amended 
by Public Law 112-34, the Administration for Children and Families 
(ACF), Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), 
Children's Bureau (CB) is planning to announce an opportunity for title 
IV-E agencies to submit proposals for new child welfare waiver 
demonstration projects. CB is able to approve up to ten child welfare

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waiver demonstration projects in each of Fiscal Years 2012, 2013 and 
2014. These demonstration waiver projects involve the waiver of certain 
requirements of title IV-E and IV-B. These projects do not provide 
additional funding to carry out new services; rather they allow more 
flexible uses of Federal funds in order to test new approaches to 
service delivery or financing structures in an effort to improve 
outcomes for children and families involved in the child welfare 
system. We encourage title IV-E agencies wishing to apply for approval 
of a waiver demonstration project to submit a letter of intent followed 
by a full proposal at a later date. For title IV-E agencies that choose 
to submit a letter of intent, the letter of intent should indicate the 
title IV-E agency's intent to submit a proposal, and briefly describe 
the demonstration project, including the nature of the intervention the 
agency wishes to implement, the target population the agency wishes to 
serve, the reasons for selecting the proposed project and the 
evaluation design that the agency is considering. The full proposal 
must describe the project in extensive detail including the goals 
identified in statute that the project is intended to accomplish, the 
geographic areas in which the proposed project will be conducted, the 
service interventions to be implemented, the impact intervention is 
expected to have on outcomes related to safety, permanency, well-being, 
how service provision will change for children and families under the 
waiver demonstration, a statement of program requirements for waivers 
needed to conduct the project, an estimate of the projected costs or 
savings of the proposed project, a description of the proposed 
evaluation design and an accounting of any other sources of funding 
that have been used to provide the services that the agency now 
proposes to address under a waiver demonstration.
    Respondents: States.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                            Number of     Average
                                                               Number of    responses      burden       Total
                         Instrument                           respondents      per       hours per      burden
                                                                            respondent    response      hours
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Letter of intent............................................           10            1            5           50
Full proposal...............................................           10            1           40          400
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 450.
    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 
Planning, Research and Evaluation, 370 L'Enfant Promenade SW., 
Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. Email 
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 information to be 
collected; and (e) 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.

Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-2320 Filed 2-1-12; 8:45 am]
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