Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 15224 [2015-06443]

Download as PDF 15224 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 55 / Monday, March 23, 2015 / Notices Dated: March 17, 2015. Sharon B. Arnold, Deputy Director, AHRQ. [FR Doc. 2015–06450 Filed 3–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects: Title: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Agency Matching Program Performance Reporting Tool. OMB No.: New Collection. Description: State agencies administering a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) are mandated to participate in a computer matching program with the federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE). The outcomes of the computerized comparisons with information maintained in the National Directory of New Hires (NDNH) provide the state SNAP agencies with information to help administer their programs and in determining an individual’s eligibility. State agencies must enter into a computer matching agreement and adhere to its terms and conditions, including providing OCSE with annual performance outcomes attributable to the use of NDNH information. The Office of Management and Budget requires OCSE to periodically report performance measurements demonstrating how the use of information in the NDNH supports OCSE’s strategic mission, goals, and objectives. OCSE will provide the annual SNAP performance outcomes to the Office of Management and Budget. The information collection activities for the SNAP reports are authorized by: (1) Subsection 453 (j)(10) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 653(j)(10)), which allows the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to disclose information maintained in the NDNH to state agencies administering SNAP under the Nutrition Act of 2008, as amended by the Agriculture Act of 2014; (2) the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended by the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (5 U.S.C. 552a), which sets for the terms and conditions of a computer matching program; and (3) the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111–352), which requires agencies to report program performance outcomes to the Office of Management and Budget and for the reports to be available to the public. Respondents: State SNAP agencies. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours SNAP Agency Matching Program Performance Reporting Tool ..................... mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Instrument 54 1 1.625 88 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:51 Mar 20, 2015 Jkt 235001 other forms of information technology. Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. by May 15th of a given year to be considered for appointment to begin in January of the following year. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. 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AGENCY: The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) invites nominations of individuals qualified to serve as members of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). DATES: All nominations submitted in writing or electronically will be considered for appointment to the USPSTF. Nominations must be received SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Arrangement for Public Inspection Nomination Submissions Nominations may be submitted in writing or electronically, but should include: 1. The applicant’s current curriculum vitae and contact information, including mailing address, email address, and telephone number, and 2. A letter explaining how this individual meets the qualification requirements and how he/she would contribute to the USPSTF. The letter should also attest to the nominee’s E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

    Proposed Projects:
    Title: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Agency 
Matching Program Performance Reporting Tool.
    OMB No.: New Collection.
    Description: State agencies administering a Supplemental Nutrition 
Assistance Program (SNAP) are mandated to participate in a computer 
matching program with the federal Office of Child Support Enforcement 
(OCSE). The outcomes of the computerized comparisons with information 
maintained in the National Directory of New Hires (NDNH) provide the 
state SNAP agencies with information to help administer their programs 
and in determining an individual's eligibility. State agencies must 
enter into a computer matching agreement and adhere to its terms and 
conditions, including providing OCSE with annual performance outcomes 
attributable to the use of NDNH information.
    The Office of Management and Budget requires OCSE to periodically 
report performance measurements demonstrating how the use of 
information in the NDNH supports OCSE's strategic mission, goals, and 
objectives. OCSE will provide the annual SNAP performance outcomes to 
the Office of Management and Budget.
    The information collection activities for the SNAP reports are 
authorized by: (1) Subsection 453 (j)(10) of the Social Security Act 
(42 U.S.C. 653(j)(10)), which allows the Secretary of the U.S. 
Department of Health and Human Services to disclose information 
maintained in the NDNH to state agencies administering SNAP under the 
Nutrition Act of 2008, as amended by the Agriculture Act of 2014; (2) 
the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended by the Computer Matching and 
Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (5 U.S.C. 552a), which sets for the 
terms and conditions of a computer matching program; and (3) the 
Government Performance and Results Modernization Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 
111-352), which requires agencies to report program performance 
outcomes to the Office of Management and Budget and for the reports to 
be available to the public.
    Respondents: State SNAP agencies.

                                             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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SNAP Agency Matching Program Performance                  54                1            1.625               88
 Reporting Tool.............................
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    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. 2015-06443 Filed 3-20-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-P