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Download as PDF 53118 Notices Federal Register Vol. 81, No. 155 Thursday, August 11, 2016 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Food and Nutrition Service Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES August 8, 2016. The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Comments are requested regarding (1) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments regarding this information collection received by September 12, 2016 will be considered. Written comments should be addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax (202) 395–5806 and to Departmental Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250–7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720–8958. An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:44 Aug 10, 2016 Jkt 238001 the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Food and Nutrition Service Title: Erroneous Payments in Child Care Centers Study (EPICCS). OMB Control Number: 0584–NEW. Summary of Collection: The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), administered by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), is authorized at Section 17 of the National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 1766). The CACFP supports day care centers through reimbursements of costs for serving nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children and adults. The Improper Payments Information Act (IPIA) of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–300) set annual requirements for Federal programs, such as CACFP, to report estimates of improper payments in an effort to improve program integrity. Further guidance was provided in a 2009 Executive Order and by the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act (IPERA) of 2010 (Pub. L. 111–204) and the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act (IPERIA) of 2012 (Pub. L. 112–248), which amended and expanded IPIA requirements. In order to comply with reporting requirements concerning improper payments, FNS is conducting the Erroneous Payments in Child Care Centers Study (EPICCS). This study will focus on CACFP operations in participating child care centers and their sponsoring organizations. This study is necessary for FNS’s annual compliance with IPERA in the child care center component of CACFP. Need and Use of the Information: The data collected from EPICCS will be used to produce national estimates of improper or erroneous payments in the child care center component of the CACFP resulting from certification, aggregation, and meal claiming errors; to develop models for calculating annual, national estimates for all three types of errors; and to describe methodologies for generating State-level erroneous payment estimates in a White Paper. 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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Food and Nutrition Service


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

August 8, 2016.
    The Department of Agriculture has submitted the following 
information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Comments 
are requested regarding (1) whether the collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the 
accuracy of the agency's estimate of burden including the validity of 
the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.
    Comments regarding this information collection received by 
September 12, 2016 will be considered. Written comments should be 
addressed to: Desk Officer for Agriculture, Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), 
OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov or fax (202) 395-5806 and to Departmental 
Clearance Office, USDA, OCIO, Mail Stop 7602, Washington, DC 20250-
7602. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 720-
8958.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information 
unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB 
control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to 
respond to the collection of information that such persons are not 
required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

Food and Nutrition Service

    Title: Erroneous Payments in Child Care Centers Study (EPICCS).
    OMB Control Number: 0584-NEW.
    Summary of Collection: The Child and Adult Care Food Program 
(CACFP), administered by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), is 
authorized at Section 17 of the National School Lunch Act (42 U.S.C. 
1766). The CACFP supports day care centers through reimbursements of 
costs for serving nutritious meals and snacks to eligible children and 
adults. The Improper Payments Information Act (IPIA) of 2002 (Pub. L. 
107-300) set annual requirements for Federal programs, such as CACFP, 
to report estimates of improper payments in an effort to improve 
program integrity. Further guidance was provided in a 2009 Executive 
Order and by the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act (IPERA) 
of 2010 (Pub. L. 111-204) and the Improper Payments Elimination and 
Recovery Improvement Act (IPERIA) of 2012 (Pub. L. 112-248), which 
amended and expanded IPIA requirements. In order to comply with 
reporting requirements concerning improper payments, FNS is conducting 
the Erroneous Payments in Child Care Centers Study (EPICCS). This study 
will focus on CACFP operations in participating child care centers and 
their sponsoring organizations. This study is necessary for FNS's 
annual compliance with IPERA in the child care center component of 
CACFP.
    Need and Use of the Information: The data collected from EPICCS 
will be used to produce national estimates of improper or erroneous 
payments in the child care center component of the CACFP resulting from 
certification, aggregation, and meal claiming errors; to develop models 
for calculating annual, national estimates for all three types of 
errors; and to describe methodologies for generating State-level 
erroneous payment estimates in a White Paper. FNS will also use the 
data to fulfill reporting requirements under IPERA to annually measure 
and report erroneous payments in the CACFP, to identify the sources of 
erroneous payments, and to inform its policy-making and regulatory 
processes for maintenance and improvements in program integrity.
    Description of Respondents: Individuals or households, Businesses 
or other for-profits, Not-for profit institutions, and State, Local, or 
Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 8,942.
    Frequency of Responses: Reporting: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours: 13,906.

Ruth Brown,
Departmental Information Collection Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-19088 Filed 8-10-16; 8:45 am]
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