Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request, 43446-43447 [2015-17873]

Download as PDF 43446 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 140 / Wednesday, July 22, 2015 / Notices HRSA specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. Jackie Painter, Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2015–17884 Filed 7–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period. DATES: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than August 21, 2015. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, including the Information Collection Request Title, to the desk officer for HRSA, either by email to OIRA_ submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202–395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request a copy of the clearance requests submitted to OMB for review, email the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at paperwork@hrsa.gov or call (301) 594–4306. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Information Collection Request Title: Maternal, Infant, and Childhood Home Visiting (Home Visiting) Program NonCompeting Continuation Progress Report for Competitive Grants OMB No. 0915–0356—Extension tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:59 Jul 21, 2015 Jkt 235001 Abstract: The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program, administered by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in close partnership with the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), supports voluntary, evidence-based home visiting services during pregnancy and to parents with young children up to kindergarten entry. Competitive grants support the efforts of eligible entities that have already made significant progress towards establishing a high quality home visiting program or embedding their home visiting program into a comprehensive, high-quality early childhood system. All fifty states, the District of Columbia, five territories, and nonprofit organizations that would provide services in jurisdictions that have not directly applied for or been approved for a grant are eligible for competitive grants; and if awarded, are required to submit non-competing continuation progress reports annually. There are currently 48 entities with competitive grant awards. Some eligible entities have been awarded more than one competitive grant. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: This information collection is needed for eligible entities to report progress under the Home Visiting Program annually. On March 23, 2010, the President signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Section 2951 of the ACA amended Title V of the Social Security Act by adding a new section, 511, which authorized the creation of the Home Visiting Program (http:// frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/ getdoc.cgi?dbname=111_cong_ bills&docid=f:h3590enr.txt.pdf, pages 216–225). A portion of funding under this program is awarded to participating states and eligible jurisdictions competitively. The purpose of the competitive funding is to provide additional support to entities that have already made significant progress towards establishing a high-quality home visiting program or embedding their home visiting program into a comprehensive, high-quality early childhood system and are ready to expand and maintain expanded programs. The information collected will be used to review grantee progress on proposed project plans sufficient to permit project officers to assess whether the project is performing adequately to achieve the goals and objectives that were previously approved. This report will also provide implementation plans for the upcoming year, which project officers can assess to determine whether PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the plan is consistent with the grant as approved, and will result in implementation of a high-quality project that will complement the home visiting program as a whole. Progress Reports are submitted to project officers through the Electronic HandBooks (EHB). Failure to collect this information would result in the inability of the project officers to exercise due diligence in monitoring and overseeing the use of grant funds in keeping with legislative, policy, and programmatic requirements. Grantees are required to provide a performance narrative with the following sections: Project identifier information, accomplishments and barriers, state home visiting program goals and objectives, an update on the state home visiting program promising approach and evaluations conducted under the competitive grant, implementation of the state home visiting program in targeted at-risk communities, progress toward meeting legislatively-mandated reporting on benchmark areas, state home visiting quality improvement efforts, and updates on the administration of state home visiting program. Since federal fiscal year 2011, 48 eligible entities have received competitive grant awards. Grantees of the competitive grant program need to complete annual reports in order to comply with HRSA reporting requirements. Some grantees have been awarded up to three competitive grants to date. In the event a new Funding Opportunity Announcement is issued annually for the competitive grant program, the application for new grant funds may take the place of completion of a non-competing continuation progress report. Likely Respondents: Grantees with Home Visiting Competitive Awards Awarded in Federal Fiscal Years 2012– 2017. Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the information requested. This includes the time needed to review instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information; to search data sources; to complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. The total annual burden E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1 43447 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 140 / Wednesday, July 22, 2015 / Notices hours estimated for this ICR are summarized in the table below. TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN—HOURS Number of respondents Summary progress on the following activities Number of responses per respondent Total responses Hours per response Total burden hours Home Visiting Competitive Grant Progress Report—FY 2012, FY 2013, FY 2014 .................................................. Home Visiting Competitive Grant Progress Report—FY 2015 .................................................................................. Home Visiting Competitive Grant Progress Report— FY2016 and FY 2017 ....................................................... 37 1 37 25 925 32 1 32 25 800 47 2 94 25 2350 Total .............................................................................. 116 ........................ 166 25 4075 Jackie Painter, Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2015–17873 Filed 7–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Indian Health Service Meeting on American Indian/Alaska Native Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Issues Dated: July 15, 2015. Elizabeth A. Fowler, Deputy Director for Management Operations, Indian Health Service. Indian Health Service, HHS. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Indian Health Service (IHS) is seeking broad public input as it begins efforts to advance and promote the health needs of the American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community. DATES: The meeting will be held as shown below: 1. July 27, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. EST to 4:30 p.m. EST. ADDRESSES: The meeting location is: 1. Rockville, MD—801 Thompson Avenue, Rockville, MD 20852. Written statements may be submitted to Lisa Neel, MPH, Program Coordinator, Office of Clinical and Preventive Services, Indian Health Service, 801 Thompson Avenue, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisa Neel, MPH, Program Coordinator, Office of Clinical and Preventive Services, Indian Health Service, 801 Thompson Avenue, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852, Telephone 301–443–4305. (This is not a toll-free number.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting will be open to the public. To facilitate the building security process, those who plan to attend should RSVP to Lisa Neel at lisa.neel@ihs.gov or by telephone at 301–443–4305. (This is not tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:59 Jul 21, 2015 Jkt 235001 a toll-free number.) Public attendance may be limited to the space available. Members of the public may make statements during the meeting to the extent time permits and file written statements with the agency for its consideration. Written statements should be submitted to the address listed above. Summaries of the meeting will be available for public inspection and copying ten days following the meeting at the same address. [FR Doc. 2015–17962 Filed 7–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–16–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Indian Health Service Division of Behavioral Health, Office of Clinical and Preventive Services; Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative; Correction AGENCY: ACTION: Indian Health Service, HHS. Notice; correction. The Indian Health Service published a document in the Federal Register on July 8, 2015, for the FY 2015 Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative. The notice contained four incorrect broad objectives for Purpose Area #2. SUMMARY: Mr. Paul Gettys, Grant Systems Coordinator, Division of Grants Management (DGM), Indian Health Service, 801 Thompson Avenue, Suite TMP 360, Rockville, MD 20852, Telephone direct (301) 443– 2114, or the DGM main number (301) 443–5204. (This is not a toll-free number.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Corrections In the Federal Register of July 8, 2015, in FR Doc. 2015–16744, on page 39132, in the second column, under the heading Purpose Area 2: Suicide Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention, all the bullet points with corrections should read as follows: • Expand available behavioral health care treatment services; • Foster coalitions and networks to improve care coordination; • Educate and train providers in the care of suicide screening and evidencebased suicide care; • Promote community education to recognize the signs of suicide, and prevent and intervene in suicides and suicide ideations; • Improve health system organizational practices to provide evidence-based suicide care; • Establish local health system policies for suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention; • Integrate culturally appropriate treatment services; and • Implement trauma informed care services and programs. Dated: July 15, 2015. Elizabeth A. Fowler, Deputy Director for Management Operations, Indian Health Service. [FR Doc. 2015–17960 Filed 7–21–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–16–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Submission for OMB Review; 30-Day Comment Request Process and Outcomes Evaluation of NCI Physical Sciences in Oncology Centers (PS– OC) Initiative (NCI) Under the provisions of section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 140 (Wednesday, July 22, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43446-43447]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-17873]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for 
Review and Approval; Public Comment Request

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration 
(HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments 
submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided 
to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the 
review and approval period.

DATES: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than August 21, 
2015.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, including the Information Collection 
Request Title, to the desk officer for HRSA, either by email to 
OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202-395-5806.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request a copy of the clearance 
requests submitted to OMB for review, email the HRSA Information 
Collection Clearance Officer at paperwork@hrsa.gov or call (301) 594-
4306.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Information Collection Request Title: Maternal, Infant, and 
Childhood Home Visiting (Home Visiting) Program Non-Competing 
Continuation Progress Report for Competitive Grants OMB No. 0915-0356--
Extension
    Abstract: The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting 
(MIECHV) Program, administered by the Health Resources and Services 
Administration (HRSA) in close partnership with the Administration for 
Children and Families (ACF), supports voluntary, evidence-based home 
visiting services during pregnancy and to parents with young children 
up to kindergarten entry. Competitive grants support the efforts of 
eligible entities that have already made significant progress towards 
establishing a high quality home visiting program or embedding their 
home visiting program into a comprehensive, high-quality early 
childhood system. All fifty states, the District of Columbia, five 
territories, and nonprofit organizations that would provide services in 
jurisdictions that have not directly applied for or been approved for a 
grant are eligible for competitive grants; and if awarded, are required 
to submit non-competing continuation progress reports annually. There 
are currently 48 entities with competitive grant awards. Some eligible 
entities have been awarded more than one competitive grant.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: This information 
collection is needed for eligible entities to report progress under the 
Home Visiting Program annually. On March 23, 2010, the President signed 
into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). Section 
2951 of the ACA amended Title V of the Social Security Act by adding a 
new section, 511, which authorized the creation of the Home Visiting 
Program (http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=111_cong_bills&docid=f:h3590enr.txt.pdf, pages 216-
225). A portion of funding under this program is awarded to 
participating states and eligible jurisdictions competitively. The 
purpose of the competitive funding is to provide additional support to 
entities that have already made significant progress towards 
establishing a high-quality home visiting program or embedding their 
home visiting program into a comprehensive, high-quality early 
childhood system and are ready to expand and maintain expanded 
programs.
    The information collected will be used to review grantee progress 
on proposed project plans sufficient to permit project officers to 
assess whether the project is performing adequately to achieve the 
goals and objectives that were previously approved. This report will 
also provide implementation plans for the upcoming year, which project 
officers can assess to determine whether the plan is consistent with 
the grant as approved, and will result in implementation of a high-
quality project that will complement the home visiting program as a 
whole. Progress Reports are submitted to project officers through the 
Electronic HandBooks (EHB). Failure to collect this information would 
result in the inability of the project officers to exercise due 
diligence in monitoring and overseeing the use of grant funds in 
keeping with legislative, policy, and programmatic requirements. 
Grantees are required to provide a performance narrative with the 
following sections: Project identifier information, accomplishments and 
barriers, state home visiting program goals and objectives, an update 
on the state home visiting program promising approach and evaluations 
conducted under the competitive grant, implementation of the state home 
visiting program in targeted at-risk communities, progress toward 
meeting legislatively-mandated reporting on benchmark areas, state home 
visiting quality improvement efforts, and updates on the administration 
of state home visiting program.
    Since federal fiscal year 2011, 48 eligible entities have received 
competitive grant awards. Grantees of the competitive grant program 
need to complete annual reports in order to comply with HRSA reporting 
requirements. Some grantees have been awarded up to three competitive 
grants to date.
    In the event a new Funding Opportunity Announcement is issued 
annually for the competitive grant program, the application for new 
grant funds may take the place of completion of a non-competing 
continuation progress report.
    Likely Respondents: Grantees with Home Visiting Competitive Awards 
Awarded in Federal Fiscal Years 2012- 2017.
    Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by 
persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the 
information requested. This includes the time needed to review 
instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and 
systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying 
information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and 
providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to 
a collection of information; to search data sources; to complete and 
review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise 
disclose the information. The total annual burden

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hours estimated for this ICR are summarized in the table below.

                                    Total Estimated Annualized Burden--Hours
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                                                     Number of
     Summary progress on the         Number of     responses per       Total         Hours per     Total burden
      following activities          respondents     respondent       responses       response          hours
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Home Visiting Competitive Grant               37               1              37              25             925
 Progress Report--FY 2012, FY
 2013, FY 2014..................
Home Visiting Competitive Grant               32               1              32              25             800
 Progress Report--FY 2015.......
Home Visiting Competitive Grant               47               2              94              25            2350
 Progress Report--FY2016 and FY
 2017...........................
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    Total.......................             116  ..............             166              25            4075
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Jackie Painter,
Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2015-17873 Filed 7-21-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4165-15-P