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Download as PDF 66664 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 188 / Wednesday, September 28, 2016 / Notices diligence during the regulatory review period. To meet its burden, the petition must be timely (see DATES) and contain sufficient facts to merit an FDA investigation. (See H. Rept. 857, part 1, 98th Cong., 2d sess., pp. 41–42, 1984.) Petitions should be in the format specified in 21 CFR 10.30. Submit petitions electronically to http://www.regulations.gov at Docket No. FDA–2013–S–0610. Submit written petitions (two copies are required) to the Division of Dockets Management (HFA– 305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. Dated: September 20, 2016. Leslie Kux, Associate Commissioner for Policy. [FR Doc. 2016–23330 Filed 9–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4164–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request; The Division of Independent Review Grant Reviewer Recruitment Form Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), HRSA announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR. DATES: Comments on this ICR must be received no later than November 28, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer, Room 14N–29, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:04 Sep 27, 2016 Jkt 238001 proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and draft instruments, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at (301) 443–1984. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the information request collection title for reference. Information Collection Request Title: The Division of Independent Review Grant Reviewer Recruitment Form. OMB No. 0915–0295—Extension. Abstract: HRSA’s Division of Independent Review (DIR) is responsible for administering the review of eligible grant applications submitted to HRSA. DIR ensures that the objective review process is independent, efficient, effective, economical, and complies with the applicable statutes, regulations, and policies. Applications are reviewed by subject experts knowledgeable in health and public health disciplines for which support is requested. Review findings are advisory to HRSA programs responsible for making award decisions. This request continues a Web-based data collection system, the Reviewer Recruitment Module (RRM), used to gather critical review participant information. The RRM uses standardized categories of information in drop down menu format for data such as the following: Degree, specialty, occupation, work setting, and in select instances affiliations with organizations and institutions that serve special populations. Some program regulations require that application objective review committees contain consumers of health services. Other demographic data may be voluntarily provided by a potential review participant. Defined data elements assist HRSA in finding and selecting expert grant review participants for objective review committees. HRSA maintains a roster of approximately 6,000 qualified individuals who served on HRSA objective review committees. The Webbased RRM simplifies review participant registration entry using a user-friendly Graphical User Interface (GUI) with a few data drop down menu choices and a search engine that supports key word queries in the actual resume or Curriculum Vitae text. Review participants can also update their information electronically. The RRM is 508 compliant and accessible by PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the general public using any of the commonly used Internet browsers via a link on the HRSA ‘‘Grants’’ Internet site or by keying the RRM URL into their browser. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: HRSA uses the RRM to collect information from individuals who are willing to volunteer as objective review committee participants for the Agency’s discretionary and competitive grant or cooperative agreement funding opportunities. The RRM provides HRSA with an effective search and communication functionality with which to identify and contact qualified potential grant review participants. The RRM has an enhanced search and reporting capability to help DIR ensure that HRSA’s review participant pool has the necessary skills and diversity to meet the ever-evolving need for qualified grant review participants. When DIR identifies an expertise, demographic need, or any other specific needs that are under-represented in the RRM pool, DIR can recruit specifically to address those needs. Expertise is always the primary determinant in selecting potential review participants for any grant review and no participant is required to provide demographic information to join the pool or be selected as a reviewer for any competition. Likely Respondents: Individuals with experience in social, cultural, and health care fields who are knowledgeable about HRSA’s mission and competitive program needs to deliver quality health care to all Americans. Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the information requested. This includes the time needed to review instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information; to search data sources; to complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for this ICR are summarized in the table below. E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1 66665 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 188 / Wednesday, September 28, 2016 / Notices TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS Number of respondents Form name Responses per respondent Total responses Average burden per response (in hours) Total burden hours New review participants ....................................................... Updating review participants information ............................. 250 5,000 1 1 250 5,000 .166 .333 42 1,665 Total .............................................................................. 5,250 ........................ 5,250 ........................ 1,707 HRSA specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. Jason E. Bennett, Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2016–23306 Filed 9–27–16; 8:45 am] Notice of Listing of Members of the National Institutes of Health’s Senior Executive Service 2016 Performance Review Board (PRB) The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announces the persons who will serve on the National Institutes of Health’s Senior Executive Service 2016 Performance Review Board. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information about the NIH Performance Review Board, contact the Office of Human Resources Division of Senior and Scientific Executive Management, National Institutes of Health, Building 2, Room 5E18, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, telephone 301–402–7999 (not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This action is being taken in accordance with Title 5, U.S.C., Section 4314(c)(4), which requires that members of performance review boards be appointed in a manner to ensure consistency, stability, and objectivity in performance appraisals and requires that notice of the appointment of an individual to serve as a member be published in the Federal Register. The following persons will serve on the NIH Performance Review Board, mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Jkt 238001 BILLING CODE 4140–01–P National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases; Notice of Meeting National Institutes of Health 18:04 Sep 27, 2016 [FR Doc. 2016–23391 Filed 9–27–16; 8:45 am] National Institutes of Health DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 Dated: September 22, 2016. Francis S. Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES BILLING CODE 4165–15–P SUMMARY: which oversees the evaluation of performance appraisals of NIH Senior Executive Service (SES) members: Alfred Johnson, Chair, Joellen Austin, Michelle Bulls, Michael Gottesman, Michael Lauer, Andrea Norris, LaVerne Stringfield, Lawrence Tabak, Timothy Wheeles. Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Board of Scientific Counselors, NIDDK. The meeting will be open to the public as indicated below, with attendance limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the Contact Person listed below in advance of the meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public as indicated below in accordance with the provisions set forth in section 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended for the review, discussion, and evaluation of individual grant applications conducted by the NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DIABETES AND DIGESTIVE AND KIDNEY DISEASES, including consideration of personnel qualifications and performance, and the competence of individual investigators, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Board of Scientific Counselors, NIDDK. Date: October 20, 2016. Open: 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Agenda: Introductions and Overview. Place: National Institutes of Health, Building 10, 9th Floor, Bunim Room 9S233, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. Closed: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate personal qualifications and performance, and competence of individual investigators. Place: National Institutes of Health, Building 10, 9th Floor, Bunim Room 9S233, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Michael W. Krause, Ph.D., Scientific Director, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institute of Health, Building 5, Room B104, Bethesda, MD 20892–1818, (301) 402–4633, mwkrause@helix.nih.gov. Any interested person may file written comments with the committee by forwarding the statement to the Contact Person listed on this notice. The statement should include the name, address, telephone number and when applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person. In the interest of security, NIH has instituted stringent procedures for entrance onto the NIH campus. All visitor vehicles, including taxicabs, hotel, and airport shuttles will be inspected before being allowed on campus. Visitors will be asked to show one form of identification (for example, a government-issued photo ID, driver’s license, or passport) and to state the purpose of their visit. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.847, Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Research; 93.848, Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Research; 93.849, Kidney Diseases, Urology and Hematology Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: September 22, 2016. David Clary, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2016–23314 Filed 9–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering; Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: 
Public Comment Request; The Division of Independent Review Grant 
Reviewer Recruitment Form

AGENCY: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department 
of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public 
comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), HRSA announces plans to submit an 
Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA 
seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or 
any other aspect of the ICR.

DATES: Comments on this ICR must be received no later than November 28, 
2016.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to paperwork@hrsa.gov or mail the HRSA 
Information Collection Clearance Officer, Room 14N-29, 5600 Fishers 
Lane, Rockville, MD 20857.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on the 
proposed project or to obtain a copy of the data collection plans and 
draft instruments, email paperwork@hrsa.gov or call the HRSA 
Information Collection Clearance Officer at (301) 443-1984.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: When submitting comments or requesting 
information, please include the information request collection title 
for reference.
    Information Collection Request Title: The Division of Independent 
Review Grant Reviewer Recruitment Form.
    OMB No. 0915-0295--Extension.
    Abstract: HRSA's Division of Independent Review (DIR) is 
responsible for administering the review of eligible grant applications 
submitted to HRSA. DIR ensures that the objective review process is 
independent, efficient, effective, economical, and complies with the 
applicable statutes, regulations, and policies. Applications are 
reviewed by subject experts knowledgeable in health and public health 
disciplines for which support is requested. Review findings are 
advisory to HRSA programs responsible for making award decisions.
    This request continues a Web-based data collection system, the 
Reviewer Recruitment Module (RRM), used to gather critical review 
participant information. The RRM uses standardized categories of 
information in drop down menu format for data such as the following: 
Degree, specialty, occupation, work setting, and in select instances 
affiliations with organizations and institutions that serve special 
populations. Some program regulations require that application 
objective review committees contain consumers of health services. Other 
demographic data may be voluntarily provided by a potential review 
participant. Defined data elements assist HRSA in finding and selecting 
expert grant review participants for objective review committees.
    HRSA maintains a roster of approximately 6,000 qualified 
individuals who served on HRSA objective review committees. The Web-
based RRM simplifies review participant registration entry using a 
user-friendly Graphical User Interface (GUI) with a few data drop down 
menu choices and a search engine that supports key word queries in the 
actual resume or Curriculum Vitae text. Review participants can also 
update their information electronically. The RRM is 508 compliant and 
accessible by the general public using any of the commonly used 
Internet browsers via a link on the HRSA ``Grants'' Internet site or by 
keying the RRM URL into their browser.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: HRSA uses the RRM to 
collect information from individuals who are willing to volunteer as 
objective review committee participants for the Agency's discretionary 
and competitive grant or cooperative agreement funding opportunities. 
The RRM provides HRSA with an effective search and communication 
functionality with which to identify and contact qualified potential 
grant review participants. The RRM has an enhanced search and reporting 
capability to help DIR ensure that HRSA's review participant pool has 
the necessary skills and diversity to meet the ever-evolving need for 
qualified grant review participants. When DIR identifies an expertise, 
demographic need, or any other specific needs that are under-
represented in the RRM pool, DIR can recruit specifically to address 
those needs. Expertise is always the primary determinant in selecting 
potential review participants for any grant review and no participant 
is required to provide demographic information to join the pool or be 
selected as a reviewer for any competition.
    Likely Respondents: Individuals with experience in social, 
cultural, and health care fields who are knowledgeable about HRSA's 
mission and competitive program needs to deliver quality health care to 
all Americans.
    Burden Statement: Burden in this context means the time expended by 
persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide the 
information requested. This includes the time needed to review 
instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and 
systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying 
information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and 
providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to 
a collection of information; to search data sources; to complete and 
review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise 
disclose the information. The total annual burden hours estimated for 
this ICR are summarized in the table below.

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                                     Total Estimated Annualized Burden Hours
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                                                                                  Average burden
            Form name                Number of     Responses per       Total       per response    Total burden
                                    respondents     respondent       responses      (in hours)         hours
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New review participants.........             250               1             250            .166              42
Updating review participants               5,000               1           5,000            .333           1,665
 information....................
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    Total.......................           5,250  ..............           5,250  ..............           1,707
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    HRSA specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and 
utility of the proposed information collection for the proper 
performance of the agency's functions, (2) the accuracy of the 
estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology to 
minimize the information collection burden.

Jason E. Bennett,
Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2016-23306 Filed 9-27-16; 8:45 am]
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