Proposed Information Collection Activity, Comment Request, 59633 [2016-20729]

Download as PDF 59633 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 168 / Tuesday, August 30, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity, Comment Request Proposed Project Title: State Abstinence Education Program. OMB No.: 0970–0381. Description: Section 215 of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (Pub. L. 114–10) 42 U.S.C. 1305 extended funding through FY 2017 for the State Abstinence Program. The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) is accepting applications from States and Territories for the development and implementation of the State Abstinence Program. The purpose of this program is to support decisions to abstain from sexual activity by providing abstinence programming as defined by Section 510(b) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 710(b)) with a focus on those groups that are most likely to bear children out-of-wedlock, such as youth in or aging out of foster care and other vulnerable populations. States are encouraged to develop flexible, medically accurate and effective abstinence-based plans responsive to their specific needs and inclusive of vulnerable populations. These plans must provide abstinence education, and at the option of the State, where appropriate, mentoring, counseling, and adult supervision to promote abstinence from sexual activity, with a focus on those groups which are most likely to bear children out-ofwedlock. An expected outcome for all programs is to promote abstinence from sexual activity. OMB approval is requested to solicit comments from the public on paperwork reduction as it relates to ACYF’s receipt of the following documents from applicants and awardees: State Plan. Performance Progress Report. Respondents: 50 States and 9 Territories, to include, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands and Palau. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instrument mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES State Plan ........................................................................................................ Performance Progress Reports ....................................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,900. 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: Reports Clearance Officer, email address: infocollection@ acf.hhs.gov. All request should be identified by the title of the information collection. The Department specifically request 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 agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden information to be collected; and (e) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:04 Aug 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 59 59 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. 2016–20729 Filed 8–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P Average burden hours per response Number of responses per respondent 1 2 Total burden hours 40 30 2,360 3,540 Although you can comment on any guidance at any time (see 21 CFR 10.115(g)(5)), to ensure that the Agency considers your comment on this draft guidance before it begins work on the final version of the guidance, submit either electronic or written comments on the draft guidance by October 31, 2016. DATES: ADDRESSES: You may submit comments as follows: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2007–D–0369] Bioequivalence Recommendations for Risperidone; Draft Guidance for Industry; Availability AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice of availability. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing the availability of a revised draft guidance for industry on generic risperidone injection, entitled ‘‘Bioequivalence Recommendations for Risperidone.’’ The recommendations provide specific guidance on the design of bioequivalence (BE) studies to support abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) for risperidone injection. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Electronic Submissions Submit electronic comments in the following way: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Comments submitted electronically, including attachments, to http:// www.regulations.gov will be posted to the docket unchanged. Because your comment will be made public, you are solely responsible for ensuring that your comment does not include any confidential information that you or a third party may not wish to be posted, such as medical information, your or anyone else’s Social Security number, or confidential business information, such as a manufacturing process. Please note that if you include your name, contact information, or other information that identifies you in the body of your comments, that information will be posted on http://www.regulations.gov. E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity, Comment Request

Proposed Project

    Title: State Abstinence Education Program.
    OMB No.: 0970-0381.
    Description: Section 215 of the Medicare Access and CHIP 
Reauthorization Act of 2015 (Pub. L. 114-10) 42 U.S.C. 1305 extended 
funding through FY 2017 for the State Abstinence Program.
    The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) is accepting 
applications from States and Territories for the development and 
implementation of the State Abstinence Program. The purpose of this 
program is to support decisions to abstain from sexual activity by 
providing abstinence programming as defined by Section 510(b) of the 
Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 710(b)) with a focus on those groups 
that are most likely to bear children out-of-wedlock, such as youth in 
or aging out of foster care and other vulnerable populations.
    States are encouraged to develop flexible, medically accurate and 
effective abstinence-based plans responsive to their specific needs and 
inclusive of vulnerable populations. These plans must provide 
abstinence education, and at the option of the State, where 
appropriate, mentoring, counseling, and adult supervision to promote 
abstinence from sexual activity, with a focus on those groups which are 
most likely to bear children out-of-wedlock. An expected outcome for 
all programs is to promote abstinence from sexual activity.
    OMB approval is requested to solicit comments from the public on 
paperwork reduction as it relates to ACYF's receipt of the following 
documents from applicants and awardees:
    State Plan.
    Performance Progress Report.
    Respondents: 50 States and 9 Territories, to include, District of 
Columbia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, Northern 
Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall 
Islands and Palau.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of        Average
                   Instrument                        Number of     responses per   burden  hours   Total burden
                                                    respondents     respondent     per  response       hours
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State Plan......................................              59               1              40           2,360
Performance Progress Reports....................              59               2              30           3,540
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,900.
    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: Reports Clearance Officer, email address: 
infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All request should be identified by the 
title of the information collection.
    The Department specifically request 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 
agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information 
to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden information to be 
collected; and (e) 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. 2016-20729 Filed 8-29-16; 8:45 am]
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