Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 75556 [2014-29641]

Download as PDF 75556 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 243 / Thursday, December 18, 2014 / Notices collections with local/county/city governmental staff or delegates will be conducted on an annual basis. It is also estimated that HHS/ASPE may submit up to three data collections with STLT governmental or staff delegates annually. Ninety-five percent of these data collections will be Web-based and five percent telephone, in-person, and focus groups. The total annualized burden of 54,000 hours is based on the following estimates. ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS Form name State, Territorial, or Tribal government staff ... Local/County/City government staff ................ Web, telephone, in-person, focus group ........ Web, telephone, in-person, focus group ........ Leroy A. Richardson, Chief, Information Collection Review Office, Office of Scientific Integrity, Office of the Associate Director for Science, Office of the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2014–29627 Filed 12–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Title: Permanency Innovations Initiative Evaluation: Phase 4. OMB No.: 0970–0408. Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Number of responses per respondent Number of respondents Type of respondents Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) intends to collect additional data for an evaluation of the Permanency Innovations Initiative (PII). This 5-year initiative, funded by the Children’s Bureau (CB) within ACF, is intended to build the evidence base for innovative interventions that enhance well-being and improve permanency outcomes for particular groups of children and youth who are at risk for long-term foster care and who experience the most serious barriers to timely permanency. Data collection for the PII evaluation includes a number of components being launched at different points in time. Phase 1 (approved August 2012, OMB# 0970–0408) included data collection for a cross-site implementation evaluation and site-specific evaluations of two PII grantees (Washoe County, Nevada, and the State of Kansas). Phase 2 (approved 800 3,000 Average burden per response (in hrs.) 30 10 1 1 August 2013) included data collection for two more PII grantees (Illinois DCFS and one of two interventions offered by the Los Angeles LGBTQ Center’s Recognize Intervene Support Empower [RISE] project). Phase 3 (approved July 2014) included data collection for an evaluation of another PII grantee intervention and two additional crosssite PII studies. The grantee intervention was a second RISE intervention, the Care Coordination Team (CCT). The two PII cross-site studies were a cost study and an administrative data study. Phase 4 will include data collection for another PII grantee, the California Department of Social Services’ California Partnership for Permanency (CAPP) project. Respondents: Spanish and English speaking Biological parents, legal guardians, foster parents (or caregivers). ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Total number of respondents Instrument Annual number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total annual burden hours 1205 402 1 .6 241 2231 744 1 .6 446 CAPP annual burden hours ................................................. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES CAPP Parent-Legal Guardian Self-Administered Questionnaire, Telephone Questionnaire ....................................... CAPP Caregiver Self-Administered Questionnaire, Telephone Questionnaire ........................................................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ 687 In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(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: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. Email address: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:23 Dec 17, 2014 Jkt 235001 OPREinfocollection@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 PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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. Karl Koerper, ACF/OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–29641 Filed 12–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

    Title: Permanency Innovations Initiative Evaluation: Phase 4.
    OMB No.: 0970-0408.
    Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) intends to collect 
additional data for an evaluation of the Permanency Innovations 
Initiative (PII). This 5-year initiative, funded by the Children's 
Bureau (CB) within ACF, is intended to build the evidence base for 
innovative interventions that enhance well-being and improve permanency 
outcomes for particular groups of children and youth who are at risk 
for long-term foster care and who experience the most serious barriers 
to timely permanency.
    Data collection for the PII evaluation includes a number of 
components being launched at different points in time. Phase 1 
(approved August 2012, OMB# 0970-0408) included data collection for a 
cross-site implementation evaluation and site-specific evaluations of 
two PII grantees (Washoe County, Nevada, and the State of Kansas). 
Phase 2 (approved August 2013) included data collection for two more 
PII grantees (Illinois DCFS and one of two interventions offered by the 
Los Angeles LGBTQ Center's Recognize Intervene Support Empower [RISE] 
project). Phase 3 (approved July 2014) included data collection for an 
evaluation of another PII grantee intervention and two additional 
cross-site PII studies. The grantee intervention was a second RISE 
intervention, the Care Coordination Team (CCT). The two PII cross-site 
studies were a cost study and an administrative data study.
    Phase 4 will include data collection for another PII grantee, the 
California Department of Social Services' California Partnership for 
Permanency (CAPP) project.
    Respondents: Spanish and English speaking Biological parents, legal 
guardians, foster parents (or caregivers).

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of    Average burden
           Instrument              Total number    Annual number   responses per     hours per     Total annual
                                  of respondents  of respondents    respondent       response      burden hours
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CAPP Parent-Legal Guardian Self-            1205             402               1              .6             241
 Administered Questionnaire,
 Telephone Questionnaire........
CAPP Caregiver Self-Administered            2231             744               1              .6             446
 Questionnaire, Telephone
 Questionnaire..................
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CAPP annual burden hours........  ..............  ..............  ..............  ..............             687
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    In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(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: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. Email 
address: OPREinfocollection@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.

Karl Koerper,
ACF/OPRE Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-29641 Filed 12-17-14; 8:45 am]
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