Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request; Refugee Assistance Program Estimates: CMA-ORR-1, 26691 [2017-11874]

Download as PDF 26691 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 109 / Thursday, June 8, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families [OMB No.: 0970–0030] Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request; Refugee Assistance Program Estimates: CMA— ORR–1 Description: The ORR–1, Cash and Medical Assistance (CMA) Program Estimates, is the application for grants under the CMA program. The application is required by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) program regulations at 45 CFR 400.11(b). The regulation specifies that States must submit, as their application for this program, estimates of the projected costs they anticipate incurring in providing cash and medical assistance for eligible recipients and the costs of administering the program. Under the CMA program, States are reimbursed for the costs of providing these services and benefits for eight months after an eligible recipient arrives in this country. The eligible recipients for these services and benefits are refugees, Amerasians, Cuban and Haitian Entrants, asylees, Afghans and Iraqi with Special Immigrant Visas, and victims of a severe form of trafficking. States that provide services for unaccompanied refugee minors also provide an estimate for the cost of these services for the year for which they are applying for grants. ORR proposes streamlining language to make the instructions easier to read. ORR proposes adding language for clarification and consistency across programs. Additionally, ORR proposes to require states to submit copies of their contracts with URM providers with the submission. Respondents: State Agencies, Replacement Designees under 45 CFR 400.301(c), and Wilson-Fish Grantees (State 2 Agencies) administering or supervising the administration of programs under Title IV of the Act. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours ORR–1, Cash and Medical Assistance Program Estimates ........................... asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Instrument 55 1 0.60 27.60 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 27.60. In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Ch. 35), 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 Street SW., Washington, DC 20201. Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. Email address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. The Department specifically requests 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 agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:24 Jun 07, 2017 Jkt 241001 comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families

[OMB No.: 0970-0030]


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request; 
Refugee Assistance Program Estimates: CMA--ORR-1

    Description: The ORR-1, Cash and Medical Assistance (CMA) Program 
Estimates, is the application for grants under the CMA program. The 
application is required by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) 
program regulations at 45 CFR 400.11(b). The regulation specifies that 
States must submit, as their application for this program, estimates of 
the projected costs they anticipate incurring in providing cash and 
medical assistance for eligible recipients and the costs of 
administering the program. Under the CMA program, States are reimbursed 
for the costs of providing these services and benefits for eight months 
after an eligible recipient arrives in this country. The eligible 
recipients for these services and benefits are refugees, Amerasians, 
Cuban and Haitian Entrants, asylees, Afghans and Iraqi with Special 
Immigrant Visas, and victims of a severe form of trafficking. States 
that provide services for unaccompanied refugee minors also provide an 
estimate for the cost of these services for the year for which they are 
applying for grants.
    ORR proposes streamlining language to make the instructions easier 
to read. ORR proposes adding language for clarification and consistency 
across programs. Additionally, ORR proposes to require states to submit 
copies of their contracts with URM providers with the submission.
    Respondents: State Agencies, Replacement Designees under 45 CFR 
400.301(c), and Wilson-Fish Grantees (State 2 Agencies) administering 
or supervising the administration of programs under Title IV of the 
Act.

                                             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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ORR-1, Cash and Medical Assistance Program                55                1             0.60            27.60
 Estimates..................................
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 27.60.
    In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Ch. 35), 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 Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20201. Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. Email 
address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified 
by the title of the information collection.
    The Department specifically requests 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 
agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (c) the quality, utility, and clarity of the information 
to be collected; and (d) 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. 2017-11874 Filed 6-7-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4184-45-P