Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 39496 [2012-16234]

Download as PDF 39496 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 128 / Tuesday, July 3, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families [OMB No. 0970–0036] Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: ORR Requirements for Refugee Cash Assistance; and Refugee Medical Assistance. Description: As required by section 412(e) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), is requesting the information from Form ORR–6 to determine the effectiveness of the State cash and medical assistance, social services, and targeted assistance programs. State-by-State Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) and Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) utilization rates derived from Form ORR–6 are calculated for use in formulating program initiatives, priorities, standards, budget requests, and assistance policies. ORR regulations require that State Refugee Resettlement and Wilson-Fish agencies, and local and Tribal governments complete Form ORR–6 in order to participate in the above-mentioned programs. Respondents: State Refugee Resettlement and Wilson-Fish Agencies, local, and Tribal governments. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours ORR–6 ............................................................................................................. 50 3 3.88 582 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 582. 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 (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. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–16234 Filed 7–2–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Title: Performance Measurement OnLine Tool (PMOTOOL). OMB No.: New Collection. Description: The Performance Measurement On-Line Tool (PMOTOOL) was designed by the Children’s Bureau to collect data, in an automated format, from specified discretionary grants funded by the Children’s Bureau. The data collected by this instrument will be submitted by individual discretionary grantees funded under the following programs: Abandoned Infants Assistance Program, Infant Adoption Awareness Program, Adoption Opportunities Program, Child Abuse and Neglect Program and the Child Welfare Training Program. Grantees will submit this information on semi-annual basis in conjunction with their semi-annual program progress report. The purpose of this data collection is to assist the Children’s Bureau in responding to the government wide performance effort to collect aggregate data over time to assess program progress on discretionary funded programs. The Performance Measurement ON-Line Tool (PMOTOOL) will focus on quantifiable outcome measures that are directly related to the expected social impact or public benefit of each federal program. These measurable outcomes will serve as evidence that the federally funded programs are making progress toward achieving broad, legislated program goals. Respondents: Selected clusters of competitive grant program funded by the Children’s Bureau. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATED Instrument Performance Line Tool. Performance Line Tool. VerDate Mar<15>2010 Number of respondents Measurement On- Measurement On- 16:27 Jul 02, 2012 Abandoned Infants Assistance Program Estimate 20. Infant Adoption Awareness Program Estimate 6. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families

[OMB No. 0970-0036]


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: ORR Requirements for Refugee Cash Assistance; and Refugee 
Medical Assistance.
    Description: As required by section 412(e) of the Immigration and 
Nationality Act, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), 
Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), is requesting the information 
from Form ORR-6 to determine the effectiveness of the State cash and 
medical assistance, social services, and targeted assistance programs. 
State-by-State Refugee Cash Assistance (RCA) and Refugee Medical 
Assistance (RMA) utilization rates derived from Form ORR-6 are 
calculated for use in formulating program initiatives, priorities, 
standards, budget requests, and assistance policies. ORR regulations 
require that State Refugee Resettlement and Wilson-Fish agencies, and 
local and Tribal governments complete Form ORR-6 in order to 
participate in the above-mentioned programs.
    Respondents: State Refugee Resettlement and Wilson-Fish Agencies, 
local, and Tribal governments.

                                             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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ORR-6.......................................              50                3             3.88              582
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 582.
    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 (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.

Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-16234 Filed 7-2-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-P