Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 5461 [2013-01450]

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[FR Doc. 2013–01300 Filed 1–24–13; 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: Guidance for Tribal TANF. OMB No.: 0970–0157. Description 42 U.S.C. 612 (Section 412 of the Social Security Act) requires each Indian Tribe that elects to administer and operate a TANF program to submit a TANF Tribal Plan. The TANF Tribal Plan is a mandatory statement submitted to the Secretary by the Indian Tribe, which consists of an outline of how the Indian Tribes TANF program will be administered and operated. It is used by the Secretary to determine whether the plan is approvable and to determine that the Indian Tribe is eligible to receive a TANF assistance grant. It is also made available to the public. Respondents Indian Tribes applying to operate a TANF program. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total Burden hours Request for State Data Needed to Determine the Amount of a Tribal Family Assistance Grant .......................................................................................... 23 1 68 1564 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1564. 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) VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:39 Jan 24, 2013 Jkt 229001 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. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–01450 Filed 1–24–13; 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 Proposed Projects Title: ANA Project Impact Assessment Survey. OMB No.: 0970–0379 PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Description: The information collected by the Project Impact Assessment Survey is needed for two main reasons: (1) To collect crucial information required to report on the Administration for Native Americans’ (ANA) established Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) measures, and (2) to properly abide by ANA’s congressionally-mandated statute (42 United States Code 2991 et seq.) found within the Native American Programs Act of 1974, as amended, which states that ANA will evaluate projects assisted through ANA grant dollars ‘‘including evaluations that describe and measure the impact of such projects, their effectiveness in achieving stated goals, their impact on related programs, and their structure and mechanisms for delivery of services.’’ The information collected with this survey will fulfill ANA’s statutory requirement and will also serve as an important planning and performance tool for ANA. Respondents: Tribal Governments, Native American nonprofit organizations, and Tribal Colleges and Universities. E:\FR\FM\25JAN1.SGM 25JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: Guidance for Tribal TANF.
    OMB No.: 0970-0157.

Description

    42 U.S.C. 612 (Section 412 of the Social Security Act) requires 
each Indian Tribe that elects to administer and operate a TANF program 
to submit a TANF Tribal Plan. The TANF Tribal Plan is a mandatory 
statement submitted to the Secretary by the Indian Tribe, which 
consists of an outline of how the Indian Tribes TANF program will be 
administered and operated. It is used by the Secretary to determine 
whether the plan is approvable and to determine that the Indian Tribe 
is eligible to receive a TANF assistance grant. It is also made 
available to the public.

Respondents

    Indian Tribes applying to operate a TANF program.

                                             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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Request for State Data Needed to Determine                23                1               68             1564
 the Amount of a Tribal Family Assistance
 Grant......................................
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1564.
    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 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. 2013-01450 Filed 1-24-13; 8:45 am]
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