Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 87940 [2016-29182]

Download as PDF 87940 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 234 / Tuesday, December 6, 2016 / Notices ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours Application and Annual Report ........................................................................ 52 1 60 3,120 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,120. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Additional Information Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20201. Attention Reports Clearance Officer. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. Email address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. OMB Comment OMB is required to make a decision concerning the collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Email: OIRA_ SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV. Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–29210 Filed 12–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Title: State Abstinence Education Program. OMB No.: 0970–0381. Description: Section 510 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 710), as amended by section 214 of the Medicare Access and Children’s Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 (Pub. L. 114–10) extended funding through FY 2017 for the State Abstinence Program. The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) of the Administration for Children and Families’ (ACF) Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) 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. Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20201. Attention Reports Clearance Officer. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. Email address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:39 Dec 05, 2016 Jkt 241001 59 59 OMB Comment: OMB is required to make a decision concerning the collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Email: OIRA_ PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response 1 2 Total burden hours 40 30 2,360 3,540 SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–29182 Filed 12–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    Title: State Abstinence Education Program.
    OMB No.: 0970-0381.
    Description: Section 510 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 
710), as amended by section 214 of the Medicare Access and Children's 
Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 (Pub. L. 114-10) 
extended funding through FY 2017 for the State Abstinence Program.
    The Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) of the Administration 
for Children and Families' (ACF) Administration on Children, Youth and 
Families (ACYF) 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
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,900.
    Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be 
obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, 
Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20201. Attention Reports Clearance Officer. All requests 
should be identified by the title of the information collection. Email 
address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov.
    OMB Comment: OMB is required to make a decision concerning the 
collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of 
this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best 
assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of 
publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office 
of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Email: 
OIRA_SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration 
for Children and Families.

Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-29182 Filed 12-5-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4184-01-P