Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 31242 [2016-11633]

Download as PDF 31242 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 96 / Wednesday, May 18, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: Interstate Administrative Subpoena and Notice of Interstate Lien. OMB No.: 0970–0152. Description: Section 452(a)(11) of the Social Security Act requires the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to promulgate a form for administrative subpoenas and imposition of liens used by State child support enforcement (title IV–D) agencies. The Interstate Administrative Subpoena is used to collect information for the establishment, modification and enforcement of child support orders in interstate cases. Section 454(9)(E) of the Social Security Act requires each State to cooperate with any other State in using the federal form for issuance of administrative subpoenas and imposition of liens in interstate child support cases. Tribal IV–D agencies are not required to use this form but may choose to do so. OMB approval of these forms are expiring in December, 2016 and the Administration for Children and Families is requesting an extension of this form. Respondents: State, local or Tribal agencies administering a child support enforcement program under title IV–D of the Social Security Act. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instrument sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Administrative Subpoena ......................................................................... Notice of Lien ........................................................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 494,895. 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, 330 C Street SW., Washington DC 20201. 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. 2016–11633 Filed 5–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:10 May 17, 2016 Jkt 238001 Number of responses per respondent 31,344 1,916,891 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Office of the Assistant Secretary; Statement of Delegation of Authority Notice is hereby given that on January 27, 2016, the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families re-delegated certain responsibilities under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA), as amended, to the Director of the Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP), an office within the Immediate Office of the Assistant Secretary. In addition, the Assistant Secretary delegated to OTIP other authorities under sections 107(b) and 107(f) of the TVPA. By virtue of these re-delegations, certain previously delegated authorities to the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) were rescinded. By virtue of the authority vested in the Assistant Secretary by the Secretary of Health and Human Services on April 30, 2004, I rescinded the following delegation to the Director of ORR made on January 11, 2008 (73 FR 5198) and re-delegated the responsibilities to the Director of OTIP, with the authority to re-delegate: Authority to conduct public awareness and information activities under section 106(b) of the TVPA (22 U.S.C. 7104(b)). By virtue of the authority vested in the Assistant Secretary by the Secretary of Health and Human Services on March 28, 2001 (66 FR 18642), I rescinded the following delegation to the Director of ORR made on April 10, 2001 (66 FR PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Average burden hours per response 1 1 0.50 0.25 Total burden hours 15,672 479,223 19960–61) and re-delegated the responsibilities to the Director of OTIP, with authority to re-delegate: Authority to conduct certification activities under section 107(b)(1) of the TVPA, (22 U.S.C. 7105(b)(1)). In exercising this authority, personnel in OTIP will consult with the Secretary of Homeland Security. By virtue of the authority vested in the Assistant Secretary by the Secretary of Health and Human Services on March 23, 2009 (74 FR 14564), I rescinded the following delegations to the Director of ORR made on April 10, 2009 (74 FR 19233) and re-delegated the responsibilities to the Director of OTIP, with authority to re-delegate: Authority under section 107(b)(1) of the TVPA (22 U.S.C. 7105(b)(1)) to provide interim assistance to children who may have been subjected to a severe form of trafficking and to issue eligibility letters and conduct related activities. In issuing eligibility letters, personnel in the Administration for Children and Families will consult with the Attorney General, the Secretary of Homeland Security, and nongovernmental organizations with expertise on victims of trafficking. Authority to train Federal staff and State and local officials to improve identification and protection for victims of a severe form of trafficking under section 107(c)(4) of the TVPA (22 U.S.C. 7105(c)(4)). These delegations of authority supersede any prior delegations or redelegations on these subjects to the extent such delegations or redelegations may be inconsistent herewith. E:\FR\FM\18MYN1.SGM 18MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: Interstate Administrative Subpoena and Notice of Interstate 
Lien.
    OMB No.: 0970-0152.
    Description: Section 452(a)(11) of the Social Security Act requires 
the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to 
promulgate a form for administrative subpoenas and imposition of liens 
used by State child support enforcement (title IV-D) agencies. The 
Interstate Administrative Subpoena is used to collect information for 
the establishment, modification and enforcement of child support orders 
in interstate cases. Section 454(9)(E) of the Social Security Act 
requires each State to cooperate with any other State in using the 
federal form for issuance of administrative subpoenas and imposition of 
liens in interstate child support cases. Tribal IV-D agencies are not 
required to use this form but may choose to do so. OMB approval of 
these forms are expiring in December, 2016 and the Administration for 
Children and Families is requesting an extension of this form.
    Respondents: State, local or Tribal agencies administering a child 
support enforcement program under title IV-D of the Social Security 
Act.

                                             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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Administrative Subpoena.....................           31,344                1             0.50           15,672
Notice of Lien..............................        1,916,891                1             0.25          479,223
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 494,895.
    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, 330 C Street SW., Washington DC 
20201. 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. 2016-11633 Filed 5-17-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-01-P