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Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with 4146 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 13 / Friday, January 18, 2013 / Notices Act’’), which authorizes the Council to issue recommendations to a primary financial regulatory agency to apply new or heightened standards and safeguards for a financial activity or practice conducted by bank holding companies or nonbank financial companies under the agency’s jurisdiction.1 The Council has determined that an extension of the comment period until February 15, 2013, is appropriate. DATES: Comment due date: February 15, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the methods identified in the proposed recommendations. Please submit your comments using only one method. 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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under Section 120 of the Dodd-Frank Act, if the Council determines that the conduct, scope, nature, size, scale, concentration, or interconnectedness of a financial activity or practice conducted by bank holding companies or nonbank financial companies could create or increase the risk of significant liquidity, credit, or other problems spreading among bank holding companies and nonbank financial companies, financial markets of the United States, or low-income, minority, or underserved communities, the Council may issue recommendations to the appropriate primary financial regulatory agencies to apply new or heightened standards and safeguards for such financial activity or practice. On November 19, 2012, pursuant to Section 120 of the Dodd-Frank Act, the Council published in the Federal Register proposed recommendations that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proceed with structural reforms of MMFs. The proposed recommendations stated that the public comment period would close on January 18, 2013. The Council notes that SEC staff issued a report on November 30, 2012, regarding MMFs (SEC Report). To allow the public more time to review, consider, and comment on the proposed recommendations, and to allow the public to consider the information in 1 Public Law 111–203, 124 Stat. 1376 (2010). VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:52 Jan 17, 2013 Jkt 229001 the SEC Report in conjunction with the proposed recommendations, the Council believes it is appropriate to extend the comment period. Accordingly, the Council is extending the deadline for submitting comments on the proposed recommendations from January 18, 2013, to February 15, 2013. Dated: January 14, 2013. Rebecca H. Ewing, Executive Secretary, Department of the Treasury. [FR Doc. 2013–01037 Filed 1–17–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary [Document Identifier: HHS–OS–18521–60D] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request OS, HHS. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), Department of Health and Human Services, announces plans to submit a new Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting that ICR to OMB, OASH seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR. DATES: Comments on the ICR must be received on or before March 19, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to Information.CollectionClearance@hhs. gov or by calling (202) 690–6162. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information Collection Clearance staff, Information.CollectionClearance@hhs. gov or (202) 690–6162. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the document identifier HHS–OASH– <ICRAS ID>–60D for reference. Information Collection Request Title: Evaluation of Implementation of the Viral Hepatitis Action Plan. Abstract: In response to the viral hepatitis epidemic in the United States, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the Action Plan for the Prevention, Care & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis (Action Plan) in May 2011 to provide a comprehensive strategic plan to address viral hepatitis SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 B and C. Implementation of the Action Plan requires actions across a variety of agencies including national, state/local government, community-based organizations, and the private sector. The Evaluation of Implementation of the Viral Hepatitis Action Plan will assess state and local response to and activities that support the Action Plan, identify barriers to implementation and strategies to address these barriers, and inform future viral hepatitis efforts. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The purpose of this project is to evaluate the state and local response to and implementation of the Action Plan and examine viral hepatitis activities that are occurring in the four jurisdictions that have been pre-selected for the evaluation: Alabama, Massachusetts, New York, and Washington State. The information collected through the evaluation will position OASH to better understand implementation of the Action Plan at the state and local levels and barriers that might be occurring in the selected jurisdictions. The evaluation will also serve to examine the landscape of viral hepatitis activities that are taking place in the selected jurisdictions. The results of the evaluation will enable OASH to understand and identify potential strategies to strengthen local implementation of the Action Plan, address barriers, and inform future implementation efforts. Likely Respondents: State Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinators (CDCfunded state health department staff); other state and local health department stakeholders such as HIV and Immunization Program staff; national organization representatives who are involved in viral hepatitis program development and advocacy; local viral hepatitis stakeholders including health care and substance abuse treatment providers, non-profit community-based organization staff and volunteers, and others identified by the State Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinator (see above). Burden Statement: The estimated burden for data collection involves scheduling and conducting key informant interviews among a variety of stakeholder groups including the CDCfunded Adult Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinators, State and local health departments, community-based organizations, correctional facilities and healthcare providers. These interviews will be conducted in four states (Alabama, Massachusetts, New York and Washington). Up to twelve additional interviews will also be conducted with select national-level stakeholders. The total annual burden E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1 4147 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 13 / Friday, January 18, 2013 / Notices hours estimated for this ICR are summarized in the table below. TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN—HOURS Number of respondents Form name Number of responses per respondent Average burden per response (in hours) Total burden hours Adult Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinators ............................................... State and local health departments ............................................................... Community-based organizations ................................................................... National organizations ................................................................................... Correctional facilities ...................................................................................... Healthcare providers ...................................................................................... 4 16 12 12 12 12 1 1 1 1 1 1 1.5 .75 .5 .5 .5 .5 6 12 6 6 6 6 Total ........................................................................................................ ........................ ........................ .......................... 42 OASH specifically requests comments on (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. Darius Taylor, Deputy Information Collection Clearance Officer. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 13 (Friday, January 18, 2013)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-01022]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Office of the Secretary

[Document Identifier: HHS-OS-18521-60D]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Public Comment Request

AGENCY: OS, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health 
(OASH), Department of Health and Human Services, announces plans to 
submit a new Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting that ICR 
to OMB, OASH seeks comments from the public regarding the burden 
estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.

DATES: Comments on the ICR must be received on or before March 19, 
2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to 
Information.CollectionClearance@hhs.gov or by calling (202) 690-6162.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information Collection Clearance 
staff, Information.CollectionClearance@hhs.gov or (202) 690-6162.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting 
information, please include the document identifier HHS-OASH--60D for reference.
    Information Collection Request Title: Evaluation of Implementation 
of the Viral Hepatitis Action Plan.
    Abstract: In response to the viral hepatitis epidemic in the United 
States, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the 
Action Plan for the Prevention, Care & Treatment of Viral Hepatitis 
(Action Plan) in May 2011 to provide a comprehensive strategic plan to 
address viral hepatitis B and C. Implementation of the Action Plan 
requires actions across a variety of agencies including national, 
state/local government, community-based organizations, and the private 
sector. The Evaluation of Implementation of the Viral Hepatitis Action 
Plan will assess state and local response to and activities that 
support the Action Plan, identify barriers to implementation and 
strategies to address these barriers, and inform future viral hepatitis 
efforts.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The purpose of this 
project is to evaluate the state and local response to and 
implementation of the Action Plan and examine viral hepatitis 
activities that are occurring in the four jurisdictions that have been 
pre-selected for the evaluation: Alabama, Massachusetts, New York, and 
Washington State. The information collected through the evaluation will 
position OASH to better understand implementation of the Action Plan at 
the state and local levels and barriers that might be occurring in the 
selected jurisdictions. The evaluation will also serve to examine the 
landscape of viral hepatitis activities that are taking place in the 
selected jurisdictions. The results of the evaluation will enable OASH 
to understand and identify potential strategies to strengthen local 
implementation of the Action Plan, address barriers, and inform future 
implementation efforts.
    Likely Respondents: State Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinators 
(CDC-funded state health department staff); other state and local 
health department stakeholders such as HIV and Immunization Program 
staff; national organization representatives who are involved in viral 
hepatitis program development and advocacy; local viral hepatitis 
stakeholders including health care and substance abuse treatment 
providers, non-profit community-based organization staff and 
volunteers, and others identified by the State Viral Hepatitis 
Prevention Coordinator (see above).
    Burden Statement: The estimated burden for data collection involves 
scheduling and conducting key informant interviews among a variety of 
stakeholder groups including the CDC-funded Adult Viral Hepatitis 
Prevention Coordinators, State and local health departments, community-
based organizations, correctional facilities and healthcare providers. 
These interviews will be conducted in four states (Alabama, 
Massachusetts, New York and Washington). Up to twelve additional 
interviews will also be conducted with select national-level 
stakeholders. The total annual burden

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hours estimated for this ICR are summarized in the table below.

                                    Total Estimated Annualized Burden--Hours
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                                                                     Number of    Average burden
                    Form name                        Number of     responses per   per response    Total burden
                                                    respondents     respondent      (in hours)         hours
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Adult Viral Hepatitis Prevention Coordinators...               4               1            1.5                6
State and local health departments..............              16               1             .75              12
Community-based organizations...................              12               1             .5                6
National organizations..........................              12               1             .5                6
Correctional facilities.........................              12               1             .5                6
Healthcare providers............................              12               1             .5                6
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    Total.......................................  ..............  ..............  ..............              42
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    OASH specifically requests comments on (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.

Darius Taylor,
Deputy Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-01022 Filed 1-17-13; 8:45 am]
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