Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request, 69698-69699 [2013-27808]

Download as PDF 69698 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 20, 2013 / Notices fund operations and financial activities for a specified reporting period (July 1 through June 30 of the academic year). Participating schools are required to complete and submit the NFLP–APR financial data form semi-annually. The data provided in the form are essential for HRSA to effectively monitor the school’s use of NFLP funds in accordance with program guidelines. Approval of the revised NFLP–APR financial data form will facilitate HRSA’s current effort to determine future awards to the school. The electronic data collection capability will streamline the report submission process, enable an efficient annual performance review process, and serve as a data repository to facilitate reporting on the use of funds and analysis of program outcomes. Likely Respondents: Participating NFLP schools are required to adhere to reporting requirements. Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the information requested. This includes the time needed to review instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information; to search data sources; to complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for this Information Collection Request are summarized in the table below. TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS Number of respondents Form name Number of respondents per respondent Total responses Average burden per response (in hours) Total burden hours Nurse Faculty Loan Program—Annual Performance Report Financial Data Form ................................................. 150 1 150 6 900 Total burden .................................................................. 150 1 150 6 900 HRSA 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. Dated: November 12, 2013. Bahar Niakan, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2013–27836 Filed 11–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Public Comment Request Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:04 Nov 19, 2013 Jkt 232001 plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR. DATES: Comments on this Information Collection Request must be received within 60 days of this notice. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer, Room 10–29, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at (301) 443–1984. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the information request collection title for reference. Information Collection Request Title: Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship (NAT) Program Application. OMB No. 0915–xxxx—NEW. Abstract: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) provides advanced education nursing training grants to educational institutions to increase the numbers of Nurse Anesthetists through the NAT Program. The NAT Program is governed PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 by Title VIII, Section 811(a)(2) of the Public Health Service Act, (42 U.S.C. 296j(a)(2)). The proposed NAT Tables will request information on program participants such as the number of enrollees, number of enrollees/trainees supported, number of graduates, number of graduates supported, projected data on enrollees/trainees and graduates for the previous fiscal year, the types of programs they are enrolling into and/or from which enrollees/ trainees are graduating, and the distribution of Nurse Anesthetists to practice in underserved, rural, or public health practice settings. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: Funds appropriated for the NAT Program are distributed among eligible institutions based on a formula. NAT award amounts are based on enrollment and graduate data and two funding factors (Statutory Funding Preference and Special Consideration) reported on the NAT Tables. HRSA will use the NAT Tables to determine the award, ensure programmatic compliance, and provide information to the public and Congress. Likely Respondents: Eligible applicants are collegiate schools of nursing, nursing centers, academic health centers, state or local governments, and other public or private nonprofit entities determined appropriate by the Secretary that submit an application and are accredited for the provision of nurse anesthesia educational program by designated accrediting organizations. Eligible E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1 69699 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 20, 2013 / Notices applicants must be accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. The school must be located in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, or the Republic of Palau. Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the information requested. This includes the time needed to review instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information; to search data sources; to complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for this Information Collection Request are summarized in the table below. TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN—HOURS Number of respondents Form name Table 1—NAT: Enrollment, Traineeship Support, Graduate, Graduates Supported, and Projected Data .......................................................................... Table 2A—NAT: Graduate Data—Rural, Underserved, or Public Health (7/ 01/XX–6/30/XX) ............................................................................................ Table 2B—NAT: Graduates Supported by Traineeship Data—Rural, Underserved, or Public Health (7/01/XX–6/30/XX) ............................................... Total .......................................................................................................... Dated: November 12, 2013. Bahar Niakan, Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination. [FR Doc. 2013–27808 Filed 11–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines; Notice of Meeting In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92–463), notice is hereby given of the following meeting: Name: Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines (ACCV). Date and Time: December 5, 2013, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EDT). Place: Audio Conference Call and Adobe Connect Pro. The ACCV will meet on Thursday, December 5, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EDT). The public can join the meeting by: 1. (Audio Portion) Calling the conference Phone Number 800–369– 3104 and providing the following information: Leaders Name: Dr. Vito Caserta Password: ACCV 2. (Visual Portion) Connecting to the ACCV Adobe Connect Pro Meeting using the following URL: https:// hrsa.connectsolutions.com/accv/ (copy VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:04 Nov 19, 2013 Jkt 232001 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total burden hours 100 1 3.67 367 100 1 2.13 213 100 1 1.94 194 100 ........................ ........................ 774 and paste the link into your browser if it does not work directly, and enter as a guest). Participants should call and connect 15 minutes prior to the meeting in order for logistics to be set up. If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting, please test your connection using the following URL: https:// hrsa.connectsolutions.com/common/ help/en/support/meeting_test.htm and get a quick overview by following URL: http://www.adobe.com/go/connectpro_ overview. Call (301) 443–6634 or send an email to aherzog@hrsa.gov if you are having trouble connecting to the meeting site. Agenda: The agenda items for the December meeting will include, but are not limited to: Updates from the Division of Vaccine Injury Compensation (DVIC), Department of Justice, National Vaccine Program Office, Immunization Safety Office (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (National Institutes of Health) and Center for Biologics, and Evaluation and Research (Food and Drug Administration). A draft agenda and additional meeting materials will be posted on the ACCV Web site (http:// www.hrsa.gov/vaccinecompensation/ accv.htm) prior to the meeting. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Public Comment: Persons interested in providing an oral presentation should submit a written request, along with a copy of their presentation to: Annie PO 00000 Average burden per response (in hours) Number of responses per respondent Herzog, DVIC, Healthcare Systems Bureau (HSB), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Room 11C–26, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857 or email: aherzog@hrsa.gov. Requests should contain the name, address, telephone number, email address, and any business or professional affiliation of the person desiring to make an oral presentation. Groups having similar interests are requested to combine their comments and present them through a single representative. The allocation of time may be adjusted to accommodate the level of expressed interest. DVIC will notify each presenter by email, mail, or telephone of their assigned presentation time. Persons who do not file an advance request for a presentation, but desire to make an oral statement, may announce it at the time of the public comment period. Public participation and ability to comment will be limited to space and time as it permits. Note that a public hearing on the proposed Rotavirus regulation will be held immediately following the meeting referenced here within. The meeting will begin promptly at 4:30 p.m. A separate notice will be published in the Federal Register to provide the details of this hearing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anyone requiring information regarding the ACCV should contact Annie Herzog, DVIC, HSB, HRSA, Room 11C–26, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857; telephone (301) 443–6593 or email: aherzog@hrsa.gov. E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 224 (Wednesday, November 20, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 69698-69699]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-27808]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Public Comment Request

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public 
comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services 
Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information 
Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks 
comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any 
other aspect of the ICR.

DATES: Comments on this Information Collection Request must be received 
within 60 days of this notice.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA 
Information Collection Clearance Officer, Room 10-29, Parklawn 
Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the 
proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and 
draft instruments, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA 
Information Collection Clearance Officer at (301) 443-1984.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting 
information, please include the information request collection title 
for reference.
    Information Collection Request Title: Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship 
(NAT) Program Application.
    OMB No. 0915-xxxx--NEW.
    Abstract: The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) 
provides advanced education nursing training grants to educational 
institutions to increase the numbers of Nurse Anesthetists through the 
NAT Program. The NAT Program is governed by Title VIII, Section 
811(a)(2) of the Public Health Service Act, (42 U.S.C. 296j(a)(2)). The 
proposed NAT Tables will request information on program participants 
such as the number of enrollees, number of enrollees/trainees 
supported, number of graduates, number of graduates supported, 
projected data on enrollees/trainees and graduates for the previous 
fiscal year, the types of programs they are enrolling into and/or from 
which enrollees/trainees are graduating, and the distribution of Nurse 
Anesthetists to practice in underserved, rural, or public health 
practice settings.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: Funds appropriated for 
the NAT Program are distributed among eligible institutions based on a 
formula. NAT award amounts are based on enrollment and graduate data 
and two funding factors (Statutory Funding Preference and Special 
Consideration) reported on the NAT Tables. HRSA will use the NAT Tables 
to determine the award, ensure programmatic compliance, and provide 
information to the public and Congress.
    Likely Respondents: Eligible applicants are collegiate schools of 
nursing, nursing centers, academic health centers, state or local 
governments, and other public or private nonprofit entities determined 
appropriate by the Secretary that submit an application and are 
accredited for the provision of nurse anesthesia educational program by 
designated accrediting organizations. Eligible

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applicants must be accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) of 
Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs of the American Association of 
Nurse Anesthetists. The school must be located in the 50 states, the 
District of Columbia, Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the 
Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the 
Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, 
or the Republic of Palau.
    Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by 
persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the 
information requested. This includes the time needed to review 
instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and 
systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying 
information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and 
providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to 
a collection of information; to search data sources; to complete and 
review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise 
disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for 
this Information Collection Request are summarized in the table below.

                                    Total Estimated Annualized Burden--Hours
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                                                                                      Average
                                                     Number of       Number of      burden per     Total burden
                    Form name                       respondents    responses per   response  (in       hours
                                                                    respondent        hours)
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Table 1--NAT: Enrollment, Traineeship Support,               100               1            3.67             367
 Graduate, Graduates Supported, and Projected
 Data...........................................
Table 2A--NAT: Graduate Data--Rural,                         100               1            2.13             213
 Underserved, or Public Health (7/01/XX-6/30/XX)
Table 2B--NAT: Graduates Supported by                        100               1            1.94             194
 Traineeship Data--Rural, Underserved, or Public
 Health (7/01/XX-6/30/XX).......................
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    Total.......................................             100  ..............  ..............             774
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    Dated: November 12, 2013.
Bahar Niakan,
Director, Division of Policy and Information Coordination.
[FR Doc. 2013-27808 Filed 11-19-13; 8:45 am]
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