Request for Public Comment on the Proposed Adoption of Administration for Native Americans Program Policies and Procedures; Correction, 8077-8078 [2016-03132]

Download as PDF 8077 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 31 / Wednesday, February 17, 2016 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Carmelia Strickland, Director, Division of Program Operations, ANA, (877) 922– 9262. Administration for Children and Families [CFDA Numbers: 93.581, 93.587, 93.612, 93.340] Request for Public Comment on the Proposed Adoption of Administration for Native Americans Program Policies and Procedures; Correction Administration for Native Americans, ACF, HHS. ACTION: Notice for Public Comment; Correction. AGENCY: The Administration for Children and Families, Administration for Native Americans (ANA), published a notice for public comment in the Federal Register of December 8, 2015, on the proposed adoption of program policies and procedures concerning FY 2016 Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA). The document contained incorrect information under ‘‘Section D. Changes to Evaluation Criteria for All FOAs (FOA Section V.1. Criteria); 45 CFR 75.204’’ concerning evaluation criteria and point values for the Native Youth Initiative for Leadership, Empowerment, and Development (hereinafter referred to as ‘‘Native Youth I–LEAD’’) Funding Opportunity Announcement (HHS– 2016–ACF–ANA–NC–1167). DATES: The deadline for receipt of comments is 15 days from publication of this Notice for Public Comment; Correction in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Send comments in response to this correction notice via email to Lillian Sparks Robinson, Commissioner, ANA, at ANACommissioner@ acf.hhs.gov. Comments will be available for inspection by members of the public at the Administration for Native Americans, 330 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20201. SUMMARY: Need for assistance (10 pts) Outcomes expected (35 pts) Correction In the Federal Register of December 8, 2015, in Volume 80, No. 235, on page 76296, in the third column, correct section ‘‘D. Changes to Evaluation Criteria for All FOAs (FOA Section V.1. Criteria); 45 CFR 75.204’’ to read: D. Changes to Evaluation Criteria for All FOAs FOA (Section V.1. Criteria), except the Native Youth I–LEAD FOA; 45 CFR 75.204: 1. Changes to Evaluation Criteria Maximum Point Values: In all FY 2016 FOAs, except the Native Youth I–LEAD FOA (HHS–2016–ACF–ANA–NC–1167), ANA proposes to adjust the maximum point values of evaluation criteria to prioritize the elements that are important to project monitoring and project success. ANA intends to add five points to the value for the Approach Criterion for a maximum point value of 35. The point value for the Objective Work Plan (OWP) criterion will be reduced by five points for a maximum point value of 20 points. ANA proposes to use the following maximum point values for criteria in all FY 2016 FOAs, except the Native Youth I–LEAD FOA: Maximum point values Evaluation criteria Need for Assistance ................. Outcomes Expected ................. Project Approach ...................... Objective Work Plan ................. Budget and Budget Justification 10 25 35 20 10 points. points. points. points. points. The remainder of Section D. is correct. Correction Section ‘‘E. Change to Recipient Reporting Requirements for All FOAs (FOA Section VI.3.Reporting Approach (40 pts) Budget and budget justification (15 pts) asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 0 1–8 9–16 0 1–3 4–6 0 1–2 2–3 6–8 ................................. 9–10 ............................... 11–30 31–35 17–35 36–40 7–10 11–15 3–4 5 19:05 Feb 16, 2016 Jkt 238001 (FOA Section VI.3.Reporting Requirements); 45 CFR 75.342; and a new Section G. is added as ‘‘G. Relocation of ANA Offices.’’ There are PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Need for Assistance ................. Outcomes Expected ................. Approach .................................. Budget and Budget Justification Bonus Points ............................ Maximum point values 10 points. 35 points. 40 points. 15 points. 5 points. Submission of an OWP form will not be required of Native Youth I–LEAD applicants therefore there will not be an evaluation criterion related to the OWP. 2. In the evaluation of Native Youth I–LEAD applications, ANA intends to include youth ages 18 to 25 as objective reviewers and subject matter experts. As applicable to all objective reviewers, youth reviewers will also be subject to conflict of interest requirements and confidentiality certification. 3. In scoring each section of a Native Youth I–LEAD application, objective reviewers will use the scales in the following table. Each criterion has five reference guides. Reviewers will assign a score within the range between the minimum and maximum possible points for each criterion. Guidance 0 1–5 5–10 VerDate Sep<11>2014 Evaluation criteria Bonus (5 pts) 0 ..................................... 1–3 ................................. 4–5 ................................. Correction Section F. Relocation of ANA Offices is changed to F. Change to Recipient Reporting Requirements for All FOAs Requirements); 45 CFR 75.342’’ is changed to: E. Proposed Evaluation Criteria for the Native Youth I–LEAD (FOA Section V.1.Criteria) (HHS–2016–ACF–ANA– NC–1167); 45 CFR 75.204’’ added: 1. Evaluation Criteria: The evaluation criteria will offer up to five Bonus Points for applications that include letters of support from communitybased youth that describe how they were involved in the planning of the proposed project and how they will continue their involvement in the project’s implementation. ANA proposes to use the following maximum point values for criteria in the Native Youth I–LEAD FOAs: No information provided. No strengths. Limited or incomplete proposal lacking detail. Some incomplete discussion or insufficient detail. Strong overall discussion and detail. Detailed and compelling proposal. No weaknesses. no changes to the content of these sections. E:\FR\FM\17FEN1.SGM 17FEN1 8078 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 31 / Wednesday, February 17, 2016 / Notices Statutory Authority: Section 814 of the Native American Programs Act of 1974, as amended. Lillian Sparks Robinson, Commissioner, Administration for Native Americans. [FR Doc. 2016–03132 Filed 2–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–34–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2016–N–0001] Science Board to the Food and Drug Administration Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: Notice. This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of a public advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The meeting will be open to the public. Name of Committee: Science Board to the Food and Drug Administration (Science Board). General Function of the Committee: The Science Board provides advice to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs and other appropriate officials on specific, complex scientific and technical issues important to the FDA and its mission, including emerging issues within the scientific community. Additionally, the Science Board provides advice to the Agency on keeping pace with technical and scientific developments including in regulatory science, input into the Agency’s research agenda and on upgrading its scientific and research facilities and training opportunities. It will also provide, where requested, expert review of Agency-sponsored intramural and extramural scientific research programs. Date and Time: The meeting will be held on March 1, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Location: FDA White Oak Campus, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Building 31 Conference Center, the Great Room (Rm. 1503, Section A), Silver Spring, MD 20993–0002. For those unable to attend in person, the meeting will also be webcast. The link for the webcast is available at https:// collaboration.fda.gov/ scienceboard0316/. Answers to commonly asked questions including information regarding special VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:05 Feb 16, 2016 Jkt 238001 accommodations due to a disability, visitor parking, and transportation may be accessed at: http://www.fda.gov/ AdvisoryCommittees/ AboutAdvisoryCommittees/ ucm408555.htm. Contact Person: Rakesh Raghuwanshi, Office of the Chief Scientist, Office of the Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration, Bldg. 1 Rm. 3309, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20993, 301–796–4769, rakesh.raghuwanshi@fda.hhs.gov, or FDA Advisory Committee Information Line, 1–800–741–8138 (301–443–0572 in the Washington, DC area). A notice in the Federal Register about last minute modifications that impact a previously announced advisory committee meeting cannot always be published quickly enough to provide timely notice. 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The Science Board will also receive a final report from the Centers of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation Program Evaluation Subcommittee. FDA intends to make background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, the background material will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posted on FDA’s Web site after the meeting. Background material is available at http://www.fda.gov/ AdvisoryCommittees/Calendar/ default.htm. Scroll down to the appropriate advisory committee meeting link. PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Procedure: Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee. Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before February 23, 2016. Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 3:15 and 4:15 p.m. Those individuals interested in making formal oral presentations should notify the contact person and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and addresses of proposed participants, and an indication of the approximate time requested to make their presentation on or before February 23, 2016. Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. If the number of registrants requesting to speak is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the scheduled open public hearing session, FDA may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers for the scheduled open public hearing session. The contact person will notify interested persons regarding their request to February 25, 2016. Persons attending FDA’s advisory committee meetings are advised that the Agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical outlets. FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with disabilities. If you require accommodations due to a disability, please contact Mr. Rakesh Raghuwanshi at least 7 days in advance of the meeting. FDA is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory committee meetings. Please visit our Web site at http://www.fda.gov/ AdvisoryCommittees/ AboutAdvisoryCommittees/ ucm111462.htm for procedures on public conduct during advisory committee meetings. FDA regrets that it was unable to publish this notice 15 days prior to the March 1, 2016, meeting of the Science Board. Because the Agency believes there is some urgency to bring these issues to public discussion and qualified members of the Science Board were available at this time, the Commissioner of Food and Drugs concluded that it was in the public interest to hold this meeting even if there was not sufficient time for the customary 15-day public notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 31 (Wednesday, February 17, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8077-8078]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-03132]



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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families

[CFDA Numbers: 93.581, 93.587, 93.612, 93.340]


Request for Public Comment on the Proposed Adoption of 
Administration for Native Americans Program Policies and Procedures; 
Correction

AGENCY: Administration for Native Americans, ACF, HHS.

ACTION: Notice for Public Comment; Correction.

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SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families, Administration 
for Native Americans (ANA), published a notice for public comment in 
the Federal Register of December 8, 2015, on the proposed adoption of 
program policies and procedures concerning FY 2016 Funding Opportunity 
Announcements (FOA). The document contained incorrect information under 
``Section D. Changes to Evaluation Criteria for All FOAs (FOA Section 
V.1. Criteria); 45 CFR 75.204'' concerning evaluation criteria and 
point values for the Native Youth Initiative for Leadership, 
Empowerment, and Development (hereinafter referred to as ``Native Youth 
I-LEAD'') Funding Opportunity Announcement (HHS-2016-ACF-ANA-NC-1167).

DATES: The deadline for receipt of comments is 15 days from publication 
of this Notice for Public Comment; Correction in the Federal Register.

ADDRESSES: Send comments in response to this correction notice via 
email to Lillian Sparks Robinson, Commissioner, ANA, at 
ANACommissioner@acf.hhs.gov. Comments will be available for inspection 
by members of the public at the Administration for Native Americans, 
330 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20201.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carmelia Strickland, Director, 
Division of Program Operations, ANA, (877) 922-9262.

Correction

    In the Federal Register of December 8, 2015, in Volume 80, No. 235, 
on page 76296, in the third column, correct section ``D. Changes to 
Evaluation Criteria for All FOAs (FOA Section V.1. Criteria); 45 CFR 
75.204'' to read:
    D. Changes to Evaluation Criteria for All FOAs FOA (Section V.1. 
Criteria), except the Native Youth I-LEAD FOA; 45 CFR 75.204:
    1. Changes to Evaluation Criteria Maximum Point Values: In all FY 
2016 FOAs, except the Native Youth I-LEAD FOA (HHS-2016-ACF-ANA-NC-
1167), ANA proposes to adjust the maximum point values of evaluation 
criteria to prioritize the elements that are important to project 
monitoring and project success. ANA intends to add five points to the 
value for the Approach Criterion for a maximum point value of 35. The 
point value for the Objective Work Plan (OWP) criterion will be reduced 
by five points for a maximum point value of 20 points.
    ANA proposes to use the following maximum point values for criteria 
in all FY 2016 FOAs, except the Native Youth I-LEAD FOA:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
            Evaluation criteria                 Maximum point values
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Need for Assistance.......................  10 points.
Outcomes Expected.........................  25 points.
Project Approach..........................  35 points.
Objective Work Plan.......................  20 points.
Budget and Budget Justification...........  10 points.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    The remainder of Section D. is correct.

Correction

    Section ``E. Change to Recipient Reporting Requirements for All 
FOAs (FOA Section VI.3.Reporting Requirements); 45 CFR 75.342'' is 
changed to:
    E. Proposed Evaluation Criteria for the Native Youth I-LEAD (FOA 
Section V.1.Criteria) (HHS-2016-ACF-ANA-NC-1167); 45 CFR 75.204'' 
added:
    1. Evaluation Criteria: The evaluation criteria will offer up to 
five Bonus Points for applications that include letters of support from 
community-based youth that describe how they were involved in the 
planning of the proposed project and how they will continue their 
involvement in the project's implementation.
    ANA proposes to use the following maximum point values for criteria 
in the Native Youth I-LEAD FOAs:

------------------------------------------------------------------------
            Evaluation criteria                 Maximum point values
------------------------------------------------------------------------
Need for Assistance.......................  10 points.
Outcomes Expected.........................  35 points.
Approach..................................  40 points.
Budget and Budget Justification...........  15 points.
Bonus Points..............................  5 points.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Submission of an OWP form will not be required of Native Youth I-
LEAD applicants therefore there will not be an evaluation criterion 
related to the OWP.
    2. In the evaluation of Native Youth I-LEAD applications, ANA 
intends to include youth ages 18 to 25 as objective reviewers and 
subject matter experts. As applicable to all objective reviewers, youth 
reviewers will also be subject to conflict of interest requirements and 
confidentiality certification.
    3. In scoring each section of a Native Youth I-LEAD application, 
objective reviewers will use the scales in the following table. Each 
criterion has five reference guides. Reviewers will assign a score 
within the range between the minimum and maximum possible points for 
each criterion.

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                                                                                   Budget and
                                                    Outcomes      Approach (40       budget
          Need for assistance (10 pts)            expected (35        pts)        justification   Bonus (5 pts)                  Guidance
                                                      pts)                          (15 pts)
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0..............................................               0               0               0               0  No information provided. No strengths.
1-3............................................             1-5             1-8             1-3             1-2  Limited or incomplete proposal lacking
                                                                                                                  detail.
4-5............................................            5-10            9-16             4-6             2-3  Some incomplete discussion or
                                                                                                                  insufficient detail.
6-8............................................           11-30           17-35            7-10             3-4  Strong overall discussion and detail.
9-10...........................................           31-35           36-40           11-15               5  Detailed and compelling proposal. No
                                                                                                                  weaknesses.
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Correction

    Section F. Relocation of ANA Offices is changed to F. Change to 
Recipient Reporting Requirements for All FOAs (FOA Section 
VI.3.Reporting Requirements); 45 CFR 75.342; and a new Section G. is 
added as ``G. Relocation of ANA Offices.'' There are no changes to the 
content of these sections.


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    Statutory Authority: Section 814 of the Native American Programs 
Act of 1974, as amended.

Lillian Sparks Robinson,
Commissioner, Administration for Native Americans.
[FR Doc. 2016-03132 Filed 2-16-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-34-P