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Download as PDF 22818 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 79 / Thursday, April 24, 2014 / Notices Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice and extension of comment period. FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Notice of Proposals To Engage in or To Acquire Companies Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 4 of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 1843) (BHC Act) and Regulation Y, (12 CFR Part 225) to engage de novo, or to acquire or control voting securities or assets of a company, including the companies listed below, that engages either directly or through a subsidiary or other company, in a nonbanking activity that is listed in § 225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has determined by Order to be closely related to banking and permissible for bank holding companies. Unless otherwise noted, these activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Each notice is available for inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notice also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the question whether the proposal complies with the standards of section 4 of the BHC Act. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than May 12, 2014. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (E. Ann Worthy, Vice President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201– 2272: 1. First Bells Bankshares, Inc., Bells, Texas, to acquire 100 percent of Cendera Funding, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, and thereby engage in extending credit and servicing loans, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1) of Regulation Y. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, April 21, 2014. Michael J. Lewandowski, Assistant Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2014–09322 Filed 4–23–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P On March 14, 2014, the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a notice in the Federal Register [79 FR 14515] announcing a request for information and comment. In response to requests from interested parties, NIOSH has extended the comment period until April 30, 2014. This extension allows interested parties additional time to submit comments. Additional information can be found in NIOSH Docket 272 or Federal Register 79 FR 14515. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Roland Berry Ann, NIOSH NPPTL, P.O. Box 18070, Pittsburgh, PA 15236; (412) 386–6111 (this is not a toll-free number). ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by CDC–2014–0005 and Docket Number NIOSH–272 by either of the two following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: NIOSH Docket Office, Robert. Taft Laboratories, MS–C34, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226. SUMMARY: Dated: April 18, 2014. John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2014–09346 Filed 4–23–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–19–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC–2014–0005, Docket Number NIOSH– 272] Respiratory Protective Devices Used in Healthcare National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:19 Apr 23, 2014 Jkt 232001 Title: Application Requirements for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Plan OMB No.: 0970–0075 Description: In order to receive federal LIHEAP funds, States, the District of Columbia, tribes, tribal organizations, and territories applying for LIHEAP block grant funds must first submit an annual application (Plan) that meets the LIHEAP statutory and regulatory requirements. In prior years, each grantee was also required to submit a PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Program Integrity Assessment Supplement (PIAS) annually with their Plan. The proposed revised Plan will combine the content of these two forms into one form, eliminating duplicative questions and streamlining the submission process. The proposed revised Plan will become an electronic form, to be submitted through the OnLine Data Collection System (OLDC), which is already being used by all LIHEAP grantees to submit other required ACF forms such as the SF–425 Federal Financial Report. The revised Plan will also provide grantees the option to respond to many questions by selecting one or more check-box responses, rather than providing a freeform text response. Grantees will still have the ability to enter free form text if none of the provided options are applicable. This is particularly true of the questions from the Program Integrity Assessment which had previously been all open-ended questions which resulted in inconsistent interpretation by grantees of the information sought and prevented ACF from analyzing programs nationwide in a consistent manner. This new re-formatting will also reduce the time grantees will spend on completing the form. It will also provide the Office of Community Services (OCS) with the ability to collect and analyze consistent data across all grantees in a streamlined manner. This will improve the information provided by ACF in the annual LIHEAP Report to Congress and other related reports to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of Management and Budget. Grantees will no longer have the option of submitting their annual application by mail or other methods. This will reduce lost submissions. The electronic system also has data validation checks programmed to minimize incomplete submissions which reduce time by federal and grantee staff in revising submissions. Additionally, grantees will no longer have the option to submit an abbreviated Plan. All entries from each grantee’s first submission of the Plan in OLDC will be saved and pre-populated into the form for the following fiscal year’s application. Thus, after the first year, grantees will only need to make updates to the prior year’s entries, as needed. The system will flag updated data which will reduce the time federal staff spend in reviewing Plans and communicating with grantees about their submission. Grantees will still be able to submit attachments as needed. Presidential Executive Order 13520, reducing Improper Payments and Eliminating Waste in Federal Programs, E:\FR\FM\24APN1.SGM 24APN1 22819 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 79 / Thursday, April 24, 2014 / Notices issued in November 2009, encourages federal agencies to take deliberate and immediate action to eliminate fraud and improper payments. As part of the review of programs subsequent to this executive order, HHS has determined that additional information from each administering agency is necessary to assess grantee measures that are in place to prevent, detect or address waste, fraud and abuse in LIHEAP programs. This Plan incorporates the data ACF must report to HHS regarding program integrity issues such as fraud prevention controls. On January 27, 2014, ACF published a Federal Register Notice seeking 60 days of public comment on this proposed information collection. One state grantee provided comments. ACF revised the Plan to address the comments by ensuring that open field boxes and attachment capability are available if the answer choices are insufficient to address the questions. The revised model plan can be viewed on the OCS Web site at: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/ programs/liheap. Respondents: State, tribal and territory governments. AUNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of responses per respondent Plan (First year–FY 2015) ............................................................................. Plan (future years) ......................................................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: First year—420; Future years— 105. 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 Average burden hours per response 1 1 Number of respondents Instrument 2 0.50 210 210 of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Email: OIRA_ SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–09316 Filed 4–23–14; 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: Home Visiting: Approaches to Father Engagement and Father’s Experiences. OMB No.: New Collection. Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Total burden hours 420 105 Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing a data collection activity as part of the Home Visiting: Approaches to Father Engagement and Father’s Experiences study. This study will document strategies used by selected home visiting programs to engage and serve fathers and the perceptions and experience of participating fathers. The findings will be of utility for many home visiting programs that desire to increase the active engagement of fathers to support the positive development of children as well as to organizations which provide oversight and technical assistance to home visiting programs. Through semistructured discussions, respondents will be asked to comment on the most important strategies to support and facilitate fathers’ participation. Respondents: Administrators and key staff of selected home visiting programs, home visitors, and selected participating fathers and mothers. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Total number of respondents Instrument Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours Annual burden hours (rounded) pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Guide for Selecting Parents for Interviews ...................... Interview Guide for Program Administrators ................... Interview Guide for Home Visitors ................................... Interview Guide for Fathers—English and Spanish versions ........................................................................ Interview Guide for Mothers—English and Spanish versions ........................................................................ Home Visit Observation Sheet ........................................ 5 15 25 1 1 1 10 1.5 1.25 50 22.5 31.25 50 23 31 40 1 1.27 50.8 51 10 10 1 1 1.02 0.17 10.2 1.7 10 2 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours ..................... ........................ ........................ .......................... Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:19 Apr 23, 2014 Jkt 232001 Planning, Research and Evaluation, 370 L’Enfant Promenade SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. All requests should PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 .......................... 167 be identified by the title of the information collection. Email address: OPREinfocollection@acf.hhs.gov. E:\FR\FM\24APN1.SGM 24APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 79 (Thursday, April 24, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22818-22819]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-09316]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    Title: Application Requirements for the Low Income Home Energy 
Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Plan
    OMB No.: 0970-0075
    Description: In order to receive federal LIHEAP funds, States, the 
District of Columbia, tribes, tribal organizations, and territories 
applying for LIHEAP block grant funds must first submit an annual 
application (Plan) that meets the LIHEAP statutory and regulatory 
requirements. In prior years, each grantee was also required to submit 
a Program Integrity Assessment Supplement (PIAS) annually with their 
Plan. The proposed revised Plan will combine the content of these two 
forms into one form, eliminating duplicative questions and streamlining 
the submission process. The proposed revised Plan will become an 
electronic form, to be submitted through the On-Line Data Collection 
System (OLDC), which is already being used by all LIHEAP grantees to 
submit other required ACF forms such as the SF-425 Federal Financial 
Report. The revised Plan will also provide grantees the option to 
respond to many questions by selecting one or more check-box responses, 
rather than providing a free-form text response. Grantees will still 
have the ability to enter free form text if none of the provided 
options are applicable. This is particularly true of the questions from 
the Program Integrity Assessment which had previously been all open-
ended questions which resulted in inconsistent interpretation by 
grantees of the information sought and prevented ACF from analyzing 
programs nationwide in a consistent manner. This new re-formatting will 
also reduce the time grantees will spend on completing the form. It 
will also provide the Office of Community Services (OCS) with the 
ability to collect and analyze consistent data across all grantees in a 
streamlined manner. This will improve the information provided by ACF 
in the annual LIHEAP Report to Congress and other related reports to 
the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Office of 
Management and Budget.
    Grantees will no longer have the option of submitting their annual 
application by mail or other methods. This will reduce lost 
submissions. The electronic system also has data validation checks 
programmed to minimize incomplete submissions which reduce time by 
federal and grantee staff in revising submissions. Additionally, 
grantees will no longer have the option to submit an abbreviated Plan. 
All entries from each grantee's first submission of the Plan in OLDC 
will be saved and pre-populated into the form for the following fiscal 
year's application. Thus, after the first year, grantees will only need 
to make updates to the prior year's entries, as needed. The system will 
flag updated data which will reduce the time federal staff spend in 
reviewing Plans and communicating with grantees about their submission. 
Grantees will still be able to submit attachments as needed.
    Presidential Executive Order 13520, reducing Improper Payments and 
Eliminating Waste in Federal Programs,

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issued in November 2009, encourages federal agencies to take deliberate 
and immediate action to eliminate fraud and improper payments. As part 
of the review of programs subsequent to this executive order, HHS has 
determined that additional information from each administering agency 
is necessary to assess grantee measures that are in place to prevent, 
detect or address waste, fraud and abuse in LIHEAP programs. This Plan 
incorporates the data ACF must report to HHS regarding program 
integrity issues such as fraud prevention controls.
    On January 27, 2014, ACF published a Federal Register Notice 
seeking 60 days of public comment on this proposed information 
collection. One state grantee provided comments. ACF revised the Plan 
to address the comments by ensuring that open field boxes and 
attachment capability are available if the answer choices are 
insufficient to address the questions.
    The revised model plan can be viewed on the OCS Web site at: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ocs/programs/liheap.
    Respondents: State, tribal and territory governments.

                                             Aunual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of    Average burden
                   Instrument                        Number of     responses per     hours per     Total burden
                                                    respondents     respondent       response          hours
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Plan (First year-FY 2015).......................             210               1            2                420
Plan (future years).............................             210               1            0.50             105
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: First year--420; Future 
years--105.
    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, Email: OIRA_SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for 
Children and Families.

Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-09316 Filed 4-23-14; 8:45 am]
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