Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 16683 [2015-07168]

Download as PDF 16683 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 60 / Monday, March 30, 2015 / Notices Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 25, 2015. Michael J. Lewandowski, Associate Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2015–07159 Filed 3–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: Form CB–496: Title IV–E Programs Quarterly Financial Report. OMB No.: 0970–0205. Description: This is a financial report submitted following the end of each fiscal quarter by each State or Tribe with an approved title IV–E plan administering any of three title IV–E entitlement grant programs—Foster Care, Adoption Assistance or Guardianship Assistance. The purpose of this form is to enable each State or Tribe to meet its statutory and regulatory requirement to report program expenditures made in the preceding fiscal quarter and to estimate program expenditures to be made in the upcoming fiscal quarter. This form also allows States and Tribes to report the actual and estimated average monthly number of children assisted in each of the three IV–E entitlement grant programs in the preceding and upcoming fiscal quarters, respectively. The Administration for Children and Families provides Federal funding at the rate of 50 percent for nearly all allowable and legitimate administrative costs of these programs and at other funding rates for other specific categories of costs as detailed in Federal statute and regulations. The information collected in this report is used by this agency to calculate quarterly Federal grant awards and to enable oversight of the financial management of the programs. With this request, we are soliciting public comments on revising the form to incorporate changes to title IV–E programs made in accordance with the September 2014 enactment of Public Law 113–183, the ‘‘Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act.’’ This includes the new requirement at section 473(a)(8)(B) of the Social Security Act to report annually on the methodology used to calculate adoption savings due to the application of differing title IV–E eligibility criteria for children designated as an ‘‘applicable child’’ under section 473(e) along with an accounting of the amount of and the expenditure of any such savings. Respondents: States (including Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia) and Tribes * with approved title IV–E plans. (* An estimated 15 Tribes have or will have approved title IV–E plans within the next 3-year period.) ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours Form CB–496: Title IV–E Programs Quarterly Financial Report .................... mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Instrument 67 4 21 5,628 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,628. 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) VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:57 Mar 27, 2015 Jkt 235001 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. 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Purpose: The ACICBL provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (Secretary) concerning policy, program development, and other matters of significance related to interdisciplinary, community-based training grant programs authorized under sections 750–759, title VII, part D of the Public Health Service Act, as amended by the Affordable Care Act. The following sections are included under this part: 751—Area Health Education Centers; 752—Continuing Education Support for Health Professionals Serving in Underserved Communities; 753—Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement; 754—Quentin N. Burdick Program for Rural Interdisciplinary Training; 755—Allied Health and Other Disciplines; 756— Mental and Behavioral Health Education and Training, and 759— E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 60 (Monday, March 30, 2015)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: Form CB-496: Title IV-E Programs Quarterly Financial Report.
    OMB No.: 0970-0205.
    Description: This is a financial report submitted following the end 
of each fiscal quarter by each State or Tribe with an approved title 
IV-E plan administering any of three title IV-E entitlement grant 
programs--Foster Care, Adoption Assistance or Guardianship Assistance.
    The purpose of this form is to enable each State or Tribe to meet 
its statutory and regulatory requirement to report program expenditures 
made in the preceding fiscal quarter and to estimate program 
expenditures to be made in the upcoming fiscal quarter. This form also 
allows States and Tribes to report the actual and estimated average 
monthly number of children assisted in each of the three IV-E 
entitlement grant programs in the preceding and upcoming fiscal 
quarters, respectively.
    The Administration for Children and Families provides Federal 
funding at the rate of 50 percent for nearly all allowable and 
legitimate administrative costs of these programs and at other funding 
rates for other specific categories of costs as detailed in Federal 
statute and regulations.
    The information collected in this report is used by this agency to 
calculate quarterly Federal grant awards and to enable oversight of the 
financial management of the programs.
    With this request, we are soliciting public comments on revising 
the form to incorporate changes to title IV-E programs made in 
accordance with the September 2014 enactment of Public Law 113-183, the 
``Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act.'' This 
includes the new requirement at section 473(a)(8)(B) of the Social 
Security Act to report annually on the methodology used to calculate 
adoption savings due to the application of differing title IV-E 
eligibility criteria for children designated as an ``applicable child'' 
under section 473(e) along with an accounting of the amount of and the 
expenditure of any such savings.
    Respondents: States (including Puerto Rico and the District of 
Columbia) and Tribes * with approved title IV-E plans. (* An estimated 
15 Tribes have or will have approved title IV-E plans within the next 
3-year period.)

                                             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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Form CB-496: Title IV-E Programs Quarterly                67                4               21            5,628
 Financial Report...........................
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,628.
    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. 2015-07168 Filed 3-27-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4184-01-P