Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 10533 [2012-3945]

Download as PDF 10533 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 35 / Wednesday, February 22, 2012 / Notices ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES—Continued Number of responses per respondent Number of respondents Instrument Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Voting Access Annual Report ...... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,980. Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained 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. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. Email address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. OMB Comment: OMB is required to make a decision concerning the collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Fax: 202–395–7285, Email: OIRA_SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV. Attn: Desk Officer for the 55 Administration for Children and Families. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–3986 Filed 2–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Title: Understanding the Dynamics of Disconnection from Employment and Assistance. OMB No.: New Collection. Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing a data collection activity as part of the ‘‘Understanding the Dynamics of Disconnection from Employment and Assistance’’ research project. The purpose of this study is to improve understanding of low-income Average burden hours per response 1 Total burden hours 16 880 individuals and families who are disconnected from employment and from public assistance and particularly those not receiving cash assistance through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. ACF is proposing to use a discussion guide to collect qualitative information from respondents who are low-income and disconnected from employment and public assistance. The guide will be used to interview respondents in order to learn about their experiences with disconnection. Topics will include recent employment and reasons for not working; use of public benefit programs and reasons for using or not using specific benefits; their financial circumstances and material well-being including the stability and sources of income, housing and living arrangements; their coping strategies for addressing their circumstances; and their views on potential pathways out of disconnectedness. Respondents: Individuals who are low-income, disconnected from employment and public assistance, and living in low-income areas targeted by the study. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Annual number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total annual burden hours Discussion Guide ............................................................................................. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Instrument 72 1 1.5 108 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 108. In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(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: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. Email address: OPREinfocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:19 Feb 21, 2012 Jkt 226001 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 PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Dated: February 14, 2012. Steven M. Hanmer, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–3945 Filed 2–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–09–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2011–N–0585] Stephen L. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

    Title: Understanding the Dynamics of Disconnection from Employment 
and Assistance.
    OMB No.: New Collection.
    Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing a data 
collection activity as part of the ``Understanding the Dynamics of 
Disconnection from Employment and Assistance'' research project. The 
purpose of this study is to improve understanding of low-income 
individuals and families who are disconnected from employment and from 
public assistance and particularly those not receiving cash assistance 
through the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. ACF 
is proposing to use a discussion guide to collect qualitative 
information from respondents who are low-income and disconnected from 
employment and public assistance. The guide will be used to interview 
respondents in order to learn about their experiences with 
disconnection. Topics will include recent employment and reasons for 
not working; use of public benefit programs and reasons for using or 
not using specific benefits; their financial circumstances and material 
well-being including the stability and sources of income, housing and 
living arrangements; their coping strategies for addressing their 
circumstances; and their views on potential pathways out of 
disconnectedness.
    Respondents: Individuals who are low-income, disconnected from 
employment and public assistance, and living in low-income areas 
targeted by the study.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                  Number of     Average  burden
                 Instrument                    Annual  number   responses  per     hours  per      Total annual
                                              of  respondents     respondent        response       burden hours
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Discussion Guide............................              72                1              1.5              108
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 108.
    In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(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: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. Email 
address: OPREinfocollection@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: February 14, 2012.
Steven M. Hanmer,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-3945 Filed 2-21-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-09-M