Announcing the Intent To Award a Single-Source Program Expansion Supplements to Cooperative Agreements Within the Office of Refugee Resettlement's Unaccompanied Children's (UC) Program, 95143 [2016-31062]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 248 / Tuesday, December 27, 2016 / Notices Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2016–31184 Filed 12–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families [CFDA Number: 93.676] Announcing the Intent To Award a Single-Source Program Expansion Supplements to Cooperative Agreements Within the Office of Refugee Resettlement’s Unaccompanied Children’s (UC) Program Office of Refugee Resettlement, ACF, HHS. ACTION: This notice announces the intent to award a single-source expansion supplement grant to existing grantees’, BCFS Health and Human Services (90ZU0075) and the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (90ZU0081), Cooperative Agreement within the Office of Refugee Resettlement’s Unaccompanied Children’s (UC) Program. AGENCY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), announces its intent to award a cooperative agreement of up to $3,311,087 as a single-source expansion supplements to the Post Release Services Programs within the Unaccompanied Children’s (UC) Program. The expansion supplement grants will support the immediate need for additional post-release services to accommodate the increasing number of UCs being referred by DHS, and as a result, the increase of UCs referred for post-release services. The increase in the UC population necessitates the need for expansion of services to expedite the release of UC. The Flores v. Reno settlement agreement requires that requires the timely release of children and youth to qualified parents, guardians, relatives or other adults, referred to as ‘‘sponsors.’’ DATES: Supplemental award funds will support activities from September 30, 2015 through September 29, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jallyn Sualog, Director, Division of Children’s Services, Office of Refugee asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:45 Dec 23, 2016 Jkt 241001 Resettlement, 330 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20201. Email: DCSProgram@acf.hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ORR is continuously monitoring its capacity to provide post-release services to the unaccompanied children in HHS custody. ORR has specific requirements for the provision of services. Award recipients must have the infrastructure, licensing, experience, and appropriate level of trained staff to meet those requirements. The expansion of the existing postrelease services program through this supplemental award is a key strategy for ORR to be prepared to meet its responsibility of safe and timely release of Unaccompanied Children referred to its care by DHS and so that the US Border Patrol can continue its vital national security mission to prevent illegal migration, trafficking, and protect the borders of the United States. Statutory Authority: This program is authorized by— (A) Section 462 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, which in March 2003, transferred responsibility for the care and custody of Unaccompanied Alien Children from the Commissioner of the former Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) to the Director of ORR of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). (B) The Flores Settlement Agreement, Case No. CV85–4544RJK (C.D. Cal. 1996), as well as the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110–457), which authorizes post release services under certain conditions to eligible children. All programs must comply with the Flores Settlement Agreement, Case No. CV85–4544–RJK (C.D. Cal. 1996), pertinent regulations and ORR policies and procedures. Christopher Beach, Senior Grants Policy Specialist, Division of Grants Policy, Office of Administration, Administration for Children and Families. [FR Doc. 2016–31062 Filed 12–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–45–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2016–D–1495] Factors to Consider Regarding BenefitRisk in Medical Device Product Availability, Compliance, and Enforcement Decisions; Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Availability AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: PO 00000 Notice of availability. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 248 (Tuesday, December 27, 2016)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2016-31062]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families

[CFDA Number: 93.676]


Announcing the Intent To Award a Single-Source Program Expansion 
Supplements to Cooperative Agreements Within the Office of Refugee 
Resettlement's Unaccompanied Children's (UC) Program

AGENCY: Office of Refugee Resettlement, ACF, HHS.

ACTION: This notice announces the intent to award a single-source 
expansion supplement grant to existing grantees', BCFS Health and Human 
Services (90ZU0075) and the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants 
(90ZU0081), Cooperative Agreement within the Office of Refugee 
Resettlement's Unaccompanied Children's (UC) Program.

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SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of 
Refugee Resettlement (ORR), announces its intent to award a cooperative 
agreement of up to $3,311,087 as a single-source expansion supplements 
to the Post Release Services Programs within the Unaccompanied 
Children's (UC) Program.
    The expansion supplement grants will support the immediate need for 
additional post-release services to accommodate the increasing number 
of UCs being referred by DHS, and as a result, the increase of UCs 
referred for post-release services. The increase in the UC population 
necessitates the need for expansion of services to expedite the release 
of UC. The Flores v. Reno settlement agreement requires that requires 
the timely release of children and youth to qualified parents, 
guardians, relatives or other adults, referred to as ``sponsors.''

DATES: Supplemental award funds will support activities from September 
30, 2015 through September 29, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jallyn Sualog, Director, Division of 
Children's Services, Office of Refugee Resettlement, 330 C Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20201. Email: DCSProgram@acf.hhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ORR is continuously monitoring its capacity 
to provide post-release services to the unaccompanied children in HHS 
custody.
    ORR has specific requirements for the provision of services. Award 
recipients must have the infrastructure, licensing, experience, and 
appropriate level of trained staff to meet those requirements. The 
expansion of the existing post-release services program through this 
supplemental award is a key strategy for ORR to be prepared to meet its 
responsibility of safe and timely release of Unaccompanied Children 
referred to its care by DHS and so that the US Border Patrol can 
continue its vital national security mission to prevent illegal 
migration, trafficking, and protect the borders of the United States.

    Statutory Authority: This program is authorized by--
    (A) Section 462 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, which in 
March 2003, transferred responsibility for the care and custody of 
Unaccompanied Alien Children from the Commissioner of the former 
Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) to the Director of ORR 
of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
    (B) The Flores Settlement Agreement, Case No. CV85-4544RJK (C.D. 
Cal. 1996), as well as the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims 
Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-457), which 
authorizes post release services under certain conditions to 
eligible children. All programs must comply with the Flores 
Settlement Agreement, Case No. CV85-4544-RJK (C.D. Cal. 1996), 
pertinent regulations and ORR policies and procedures.

Christopher Beach,
Senior Grants Policy Specialist, Division of Grants Policy, Office of 
Administration, Administration for Children and Families.
[FR Doc. 2016-31062 Filed 12-23-16; 8:45 am]
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