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Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 64390 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 209 / Wednesday, October 29, 2014 / Notices human capital management solutions in such areas as staffing, labor relations, training, performance management and organizational development. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice advises of the establishment of the GLMRC in compliance with Executive Order 13522, and is published in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub L. 92–463). The purpose of the GLMRC is to promote collaboration between managers and employees, through their exclusive representatives, for continued delivery of the highest quality services to the American taxpayer. The GLMRC, serving as a complement to the existing collective bargaining process, will provide a non-adversarial forum for management and employees’ exclusive representatives to discuss workplace challenges and problems and endeavor to develop solutions jointly. 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[FR Doc. 2014–25689 Filed 10–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4151–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Title: Title IV–E Foster Care Eligibility Review, Child and Family Service Reviews, and Multi-Ethnic Placement Act Anti-Discrimination Enforcement Corrective Action Plan; Final Rule. OMB No.: 0970–0214. Description: The following five separate activities are associated with this information collection: Foster Care Eligibility Review (FCER) Program Improvement Plan; Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSR) state agency Statewide Assessment; CFSR On-site Review; CFSR Program Improvement Plan; and Multi-Ethnic Placement Act Anti-Discrimination Enforcement Corrective Action Plan. The collection of information for review of federal payments to states for foster care maintenance payments (45 CFR 1356.71(i)) is authorized by title IV–E of the Social Security Act (the Act), section 474 [42 U.S.C. 674]. The FCER ensure that states claim title IV–E funds only on behalf of title IV–E eligible children. The collection of information for review of state child and family services programs (45 CFR 1355.33(b), 1355.33(c) and 1355.35(a)) is to determine whether such programs are in substantial conformity with state plan requirements under parts B and E of the Act and is authorized by section 1123(a) [42 U.S.C. 1320a–1a] of the Act. The CFSR looks at both the outcomes related to safety, permanency and well-being of children served by the child welfare system and at seven systemic factors that support the outcomes. Section 474(d) of the Act [42 U.S.C. 674] deploys enforcement provisions (45 CFR 1355.38(b) and (c)) for the requirements at section 471(a)(18) [42 U.S.C. 671], which prohibit the delay or denial of foster and E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1 64391 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 209 / Wednesday, October 29, 2014 / Notices adoptive placements based on the race, color, or national origin of any of the individuals involved. The enforcement provisions include the execution and completion of corrective action plans when a state is in violation of section 471(a)(18) of the Act. The information collection is needed: (1) To ensure compliance with title IV–E foster care eligibility requirements; (2) to monitor state plan requirements under titles IV– B and IV–E of the Act, as required by federal statute; and (3) to enforce the title IV–E anti-discrimination requirements through state corrective action plans. The resultant information will allow ACF to determine if states are in compliance with state plan requirements and are achieving desired outcomes for children and families, help ensure that claims by states for title IV– E funds are made only on behalf of title IV–E eligible children, and require states to revise applicable statutes, rules, policies and procedures, and provide proper training to staff, through the development and implementation of corrective action plans. These reviews not only address compliance with eligibility requirements but also assist states in enhancing the capacities to serve children and families. In computing the number of burden hours for this information collection, ACF based the annual burden estimates on ACF’s and states’ experiences in conducting reviews and developing program improvement plans. Respondents: State Title IV–B and Title IV–E Agencies. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instrument 45 45 45 45 45 CFR CFR CFR CFR CFR 1356.7(i) Program Improvement Plan (FCER) .................................. 1366.33(b) Statewide Assessment (CFSR) ....................................... 1355.33(c) On-site Review (CFSR) ................................................... 1355.35(a) Program Improvement Plan (CFSR) ............................... 1355.38(b) and (c) Corrective Action ................................................. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 21,838. 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, Fax: 202–395–7285, Number of responses per respondent 2 13 13 13 1 Email: OIRA_SUBMISSION@ OMB.EOP.GOV, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–25644 Filed 10–28–14; 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: Intergovernmental Reference Guide (IRG). OMB No.: 0970–0209. Description: The Intergovernmental Reference Guide (IRG) is a centralized 1 1 1 1 1 Average burden hours per response 90 120 1,186 300 780 Total burden hours 180 1,560 15,418 3,900 780 and automated repository of state and tribal profiles, which contains highlevel descriptions of each state and tribe’s child support enforcement (CSE) program. These profiles provide state and tribal CSE agencies, and foreign countries with an effective and efficient method for updating and accessing information needed to process intergovernmental child support cases. The IRG information collection activities are authorized by: (1) 42 U.S.C. 652(a)(7), which requires OCSE to provide technical assistance to state child support enforcement agencies to help them establish effective systems for collecting child and spousal support; (2) 42 U.S.C. 666(f), which requires states to enact the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act; and (3) 45 CFR 303.7, which requires state child support agencies to provide services in intergovernmental cases. Respondents: All state and tribal CSE agencies. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Instrument Intergovernmental Referral Guide: State Profile Guidance—(States and Territories) ......................................................................................................... Intergovernmental Referral Guide: Tribal Profile Guidance ............................ Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 615.60. In compliance with the requirements of Section 506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:21 Oct 28, 2014 Jkt 235001 54 60 Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of responses per respondent 18 18 Average burden hours per response 0.30 0.30 Total burden hours 291.60 324.00 information collection described above. Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded by writing E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    Title: Title IV-E Foster Care Eligibility Review, Child and Family 
Service Reviews, and Multi-Ethnic Placement Act Anti-Discrimination 
Enforcement Corrective Action Plan; Final Rule.
    OMB No.: 0970-0214.
    Description: The following five separate activities are associated 
with this information collection: Foster Care Eligibility Review (FCER) 
Program Improvement Plan; Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSR) 
state agency Statewide Assessment; CFSR On-site Review; CFSR Program 
Improvement Plan; and Multi-Ethnic Placement Act Anti-Discrimination 
Enforcement Corrective Action Plan. The collection of information for 
review of federal payments to states for foster care maintenance 
payments (45 CFR 1356.71(i)) is authorized by title IV-E of the Social 
Security Act (the Act), section 474 [42 U.S.C. 674]. The FCER ensure 
that states claim title IV-E funds only on behalf of title IV-E 
eligible children. The collection of information for review of state 
child and family services programs (45 CFR 1355.33(b), 1355.33(c) and 
1355.35(a)) is to determine whether such programs are in substantial 
conformity with state plan requirements under parts B and E of the Act 
and is authorized by section 1123(a) [42 U.S.C. 1320a-1a] of the Act. 
The CFSR looks at both the outcomes related to safety, permanency and 
well-being of children served by the child welfare system and at seven 
systemic factors that support the outcomes. Section 474(d) of the Act 
[42 U.S.C. 674] deploys enforcement provisions (45 CFR 1355.38(b) and 
(c)) for the requirements at section 471(a)(18) [42 U.S.C. 671], which 
prohibit the delay or denial of foster and

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adoptive placements based on the race, color, or national origin of any 
of the individuals involved. The enforcement provisions include the 
execution and completion of corrective action plans when a state is in 
violation of section 471(a)(18) of the Act. The information collection 
is needed: (1) To ensure compliance with title IV-E foster care 
eligibility requirements; (2) to monitor state plan requirements under 
titles IV-B and IV-E of the Act, as required by federal statute; and 
(3) to enforce the title IV-E anti-discrimination requirements through 
state corrective action plans. The resultant information will allow ACF 
to determine if states are in compliance with state plan requirements 
and are achieving desired outcomes for children and families, help 
ensure that claims by states for title IV-E funds are made only on 
behalf of title IV-E eligible children, and require states to revise 
applicable statutes, rules, policies and procedures, and provide proper 
training to staff, through the development and implementation of 
corrective action plans. These reviews not only address compliance with 
eligibility requirements but also assist states in enhancing the 
capacities to serve children and families. In computing the number of 
burden hours for this information collection, ACF based the annual 
burden estimates on ACF's and states' experiences in conducting reviews 
and developing program improvement plans.
    Respondents: State Title IV-B and Title IV-E Agencies.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of        Average
                   Instrument                        Number of     responses per   burden hours    Total  burden
                                                    respondents     respondent     per response        hours
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45 CFR 1356.7(i) Program Improvement Plan (FCER)               2               1              90             180
45 CFR 1366.33(b) Statewide Assessment (CFSR)...              13               1             120           1,560
45 CFR 1355.33(c) On-site Review (CFSR).........              13               1           1,186          15,418
45 CFR 1355.35(a) Program Improvement Plan                    13               1             300           3,900
 (CFSR).........................................
45 CFR 1355.38(b) and (c) Corrective Action.....               1               1             780             780
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 21,838.
    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, Fax: 202-395-
7285, Email: OIRA_SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV, Attn: Desk Officer for the 
Administration for Children and Families.

 Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-25644 Filed 10-28-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-P