Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 28490-28491 [2017-13033]

Download as PDF 28490 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 119 / Thursday, June 22, 2017 / Notices Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Management Information System (RHY– HMIS) Description: The Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Act, as amended by Public Law 106–71 (42 U.S.C. 5701 et seq.), mandates that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) report regularly to Congress on the status of HHS-funded programs serving runaway and homeless youth. Such reporting is similarly mandated by the Government Performance and Results Act Modernization Act of 2010. Organizations funded under the Runaway and Homeless Youth program are required by statute (42 U.S.C. 5712, 42 U.S.C. 5714–2) to meet certain data collection and reporting requirements. These requirements include maintenance of client statistical records on the number and the characteristics of Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–13013 Filed 6–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families [OMB No.: 0970–0123] Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects: Runaway and Homeless Youth—Homeless the runaway and homeless youth, and youth at risk of family separation, who participate in the project, and the services provided to such youth by the project. Respondents: The respondents are the youth who are recipients of services from RHY program grants, which are made up of States, localities, private entities and coordinated networks of such entities. Typical respondents are the youth that participate in the Basic Center, Transitional Living/Maternity Group Home, and Street Outreach programs. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instrument sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES RHY–HMIS: Basic Center Program (Intake) ................................................... RHY–HMIS: Basic Center Program (Exit) ....................................................... RHY–HMIS: Transitional Living Program (including Maternity Group Home program and TLP Demonstration Programs; Intake) ................................... RHY–HMIS: Transitional Living Program (including Maternity Group Home program and TLP Demonstration Programs; Exit) ...................................... RHY–HMIS: Street Outreach Program (Contact) ............................................ RHY–HMIS: Street Outreach Program (Engagement) .................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 40,810. In compliance with the requirements of Section 506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Family and Youth Services Bureau within 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, Family and Youth Services Bureau, Switzer Building 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) VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:08 Jun 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 0.38 0.26 15,580 9,594 6,000 1 0.38 2,280 5,400 36,000 14,400 1 1 1 0.26 0.22 0.28 1,404 7,920 4,032 [FR Doc. 2017–13017 Filed 6–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Title: State Plan for Grants to States for Refugee Resettlement. OMB No.: 0970–0351. Description: A State Plan is required by 8 U.S.C. 1522 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (the Act) [Title IV, Sec. 412 of the Act] for each State agency requesting Federal funding for refugee resettlement under 8 U.S.C. 524 [Title Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Total burden hours 1 1 Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. Frm 00023 Average burden hours per response 41,000 36,900 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. PO 00000 Number of responses per respondent IV, Sec. 414 of the Act], including Refugee Cash and Medical Assistance, Unaccompanied Minor Refugee Program, Refugee Social Services, and Targeted Assistance program funding. The State Plan is a comprehensive narrative description of the nature and scope of a States programs and provides assurances that the programs will be administered in conformity with the specific requirements stipulated in 45 CFR 400.4–400.9. The State Plan must include all applicable State procedures, designations, and certifications for each requirement as well as supporting documentation. The plan assures ORR that the State is capable of administering refugee assistance and coordinating employment and other social services for eligible caseloads in conformity with specific requirements. ORR proposes organizational and formatting changes to make the checklist more accessible to the user. Additionally, ORR proposes streamlining language to make the checklist easier to read. These proposed changes include technical corrections to regulatory citations. ORR proposes removing a number of requirements, including an assurance regarding the E:\FR\FM\22JNN1.SGM 22JNN1 28491 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 119 / Thursday, June 22, 2017 / Notices inclusion of refugee resettlement programs in pandemic influenza emergency plans and a basic description of providers conducting medical screening. ORR proposes to remove a requirement that all states describe a plan for the care, supervision of, and legal responsibility for, refugee children who become unaccompanied in the state. ORR also proposes to remove requirements specific to the Cuban/ Haitian entrants and replace them with an assurance that states will provide all ORR-eligible populations with the benefits and services described in the State Plan. ORR proposes adding language to clarify the following requirements related to the Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URM) program: State policy on education and training vouchers, medical coverage, the location of URM providers, monitoring procedures, the process for establishing legal responsibility, and information about sub-contractors. States must use a pre-print format for required components of State Plans for ORR- funded refugee resettlement services and benefits prepared by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF). States must submit by August 15 each year new or amended State Plan for the next Federal fiscal year. For previously approved plan, States must certify no later than October 31 each year that the approved State plan is current and continues in effect. 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 Title IV State Plan ............................................................................................ sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Instrument 55 1 15 750 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 750. In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chap 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 16:08 Jun 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–13033 Filed 6–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Community Living Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection (ICR Rev); National Survey of Older Americans Act Participants (NSOAAP) Administration for Community Living, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is announcing that the proposed collection of information listed below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance as required under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA). This 30-Day notice collects comments on the information collection requirements related to a Revision of a Currently Approved Collection (ICR Rev) (OMB approval number 0985– 0023). DATES: Submit written comments on the collection of information by July 24, 2017. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information by fax SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 202–395–5806 or by email to OIRA_ submission@omb.eop.gov, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for ACL. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Heather Menne at 202–795–7733 or Heather.Menne@acl.hhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In compliance with 44 U.S.C. 3507, ACL has submitted the following proposed collection of information to OMB for review and clearance. ACL is requesting approval for three years of an extension of the currently approved data collection with modifications. The National Survey of Older Americans Act (OAA) Participants information collection will include consumer assessment surveys for the Congregate and Home-delivered meal nutrition programs; Case Management, Homemaker, and Transportation Services; and the National Family Caregiver Support Program. This survey builds on earlier national pilot studies and surveys, as well as performance measurement tools developed by ACL grantees in the Performance Outcomes Measures Project (POMP). Changes identified as a result of these initiatives were incorporated into the last data collection package that was approved by OMB and are included in this proposed extension with modifications of a currently approved collection. This information will be used by ACL to track performance outcome measures; support budget requests; comply with the GPRA Modernization Act of 2010 (GPRAMA) reporting requirements; provide national benchmark information; and inform program development and management initiatives. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

    Title: State Plan for Grants to States for Refugee Resettlement.
    OMB No.: 0970-0351.
    Description: A State Plan is required by 8 U.S.C. 1522 of the 
Immigration and Nationality Act (the Act) [Title IV, Sec. 412 of the 
Act] for each State agency requesting Federal funding for refugee 
resettlement under 8 U.S.C. 524 [Title IV, Sec. 414 of the Act], 
including Refugee Cash and Medical Assistance, Unaccompanied Minor 
Refugee Program, Refugee Social Services, and Targeted Assistance 
program funding. The State Plan is a comprehensive narrative 
description of the nature and scope of a States programs and provides 
assurances that the programs will be administered in conformity with 
the specific requirements stipulated in 45 CFR 400.4-400.9. The State 
Plan must include all applicable State procedures, designations, and 
certifications for each requirement as well as supporting 
documentation.
    The plan assures ORR that the State is capable of administering 
refugee assistance and coordinating employment and other social 
services for eligible caseloads in conformity with specific 
requirements. ORR proposes organizational and formatting changes to 
make the checklist more accessible to the user. Additionally, ORR 
proposes streamlining language to make the checklist easier to read. 
These proposed changes include technical corrections to regulatory 
citations. ORR proposes removing a number of requirements, including an 
assurance regarding the

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inclusion of refugee resettlement programs in pandemic influenza 
emergency plans and a basic description of providers conducting medical 
screening. ORR proposes to remove a requirement that all states 
describe a plan for the care, supervision of, and legal responsibility 
for, refugee children who become unaccompanied in the state. ORR also 
proposes to remove requirements specific to the Cuban/Haitian entrants 
and replace them with an assurance that states will provide all ORR-
eligible populations with the benefits and services described in the 
State Plan.
    ORR proposes adding language to clarify the following requirements 
related to the Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URM) program: State policy 
on education and training vouchers, medical coverage, the location of 
URM providers, monitoring procedures, the process for establishing 
legal responsibility, and information about sub-contractors.
    States must use a pre-print format for required components of State 
Plans for ORR- funded refugee resettlement services and benefits 
prepared by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) of the 
Administration for Children and Families (ACF).
    States must submit by August 15 each year new or amended State Plan 
for the next Federal fiscal year. For previously approved plan, States 
must certify no later than October 31 each year that the approved State 
plan is current and continues in effect.
    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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Title IV State Plan.........................              55                1               15              750
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 750.
    In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chap 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. 2017-13033 Filed 6-21-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4184-01-P