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[FR Doc. 2016–20710 Filed 8–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P 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 Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours 59 59 1 2 40 30 2,360 3,540 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: .................................................... mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES State Plan ........................................................................................................ Performance Progress Reports ....................................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ 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, 330 C St. SW., Washington, DC 20201, Attn: Reports Clearance Officer, email address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All request VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:04 Aug 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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. 2016–20747 Filed 8–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P 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 burden
                   Instrument                        Number of     responses per     hours per     Total burden
                                                    respondents     respondent       response          hours
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State Plan......................................              59               1              40           2,360
Performance Progress Reports....................              59               2              30           3,540
                                                 ---------------------------------------------------------------
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours:........  ..............  ..............  ..............           5,900
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    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 St. SW., Washington, DC 20201, 
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. 2016-20747 Filed 8-29-16; 8:45 am]
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