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Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period. DATES: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than April 26, 2018. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, including the ICR Title, to the desk officer for HRSA, either by email to OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202–395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request a copy of the clearance requests submitted to OMB for review, email Lisa Wright-Solomon, the HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at paperwork@hrsa.gov or call (301) 443– 1984. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Information Collection Request Title: Nurse Corps Scholarship Program (NCSP) OMB No. 0915–0301—Revision. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Abstract: The NCSP, administered by HRSA’s Bureau of Health Workforce, provides scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a minimum 2year full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent), at an eligible health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses (i.e., a Critical Shortage Facility (CSF)). The scholarship consists of payment of tuition, fees, other reasonable educational costs, and a monthly support stipend. Program recipients are required to fulfill NCSP service commitments at CSFs, which are located in the 50 States, the District of Columbia, Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The NCSP collects data to determine an applicant’s eligibility for the program, monitor a participant’s continued enrollment in a school of nursing, monitor the participant’s compliance with the NCSP service obligation, and prepare annual reports to Congress. The following information will be collected: (1) From the schools, on a quarterly basis—general applicant and nursing school data such as full name, location, tuition/fees, and enrollment status; (2) from the schools, on an annual basis—data concerning tuition/fees and overall student enrollment status; and (3) from the participants and their employing CSF on a biannual basis—data concerning the participant’s employment status, work schedule, and leave usage. The revision to this clearance package will incorporate one new form and one updated form. The CSF Verification Form will be used to verify participant transfers to CSFs. The Initial Employment Verification Form has been revised to include all eligible service site types listed in the NCSP Application and Program Guidance. Likely Respondents: NCSP scholars in school, graduates, educational institutions, and CSFs. 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 E:\FR\FM\27MRN1.SGM 27MRN1 13137 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 59 / Tuesday, March 27, 2018 / Notices 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. TOTAL ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN—HOURS Number of respondents Form name Number of responses per respondent Average burden per response (in hours) Total responses Total burden hours Eligible Applications/Application Program Guidance ........... School Enrollment Verification Form ................................... Confirmation of Interest Form .............................................. Data Collection Worksheet Form ......................................... Graduation Close Out Form ................................................ Initial Employment Verification Form ................................... Employer—Participant Service Verification Form ................ CSF Verification Form ......................................................... 2,600 500 250 500 200 500 1,000 200 1 4 1 1 1 1 2 1 2,600 2,000 250 500 200 500 2,000 200 2 .33 .2 1 .17 .42 .12 .2 5,200 660 50 500 34 210 240 40 Total .............................................................................. 5,750 ........................ 8,250 ........................ 6,934 Amy McNulty, Acting Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2018–06077 Filed 3–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism; Notice of Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given of meetings of the National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. The meetings will be open to the public as indicated below, with attendance limited to space available. 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Time: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Agenda: Presentation of NIAAA, NCI, and NIDA Director’s Update, Scientific Reports, and other topics within the scope of the Collaborative Research on Addiction at NIH (CRAN). Place: National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Terrace Level Conference Rooms, 5635 Fishers Lane, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Abraham P. Bautista, Ph.D., Director, Office of Extramural Activities, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, 5635 Fishers Lane, Room 2085, Rockville, MD 20852, 301–443–9737, bautista@mail.nih.gov. Paulette S. Gray, Ph.D., Director, Division of Extramural Activities, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 9609 Medical Center Drive, Room 7W444, PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Bethesda, MD 20892, 240–276–6340, grayp@ dea.nci.nih.gov. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Health Resources and Services Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for 
Review and Approval; Public Comment Request; NURSE Corps Scholarship 
Program; Information Collection Request Title: Nurse Corps Scholarship 
Program, OMB No. 0915-0301--Revision

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

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, HRSA 
has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted 
during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB 
will accept further comments from the public during the review and 
approval period.

DATES: Comments on this ICR should be received no later than April 26, 
2018.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, including the ICR Title, to the desk 
officer for HRSA, either by email to [email protected] or by 
fax to 202-395-5806.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request a copy of the clearance 
requests submitted to OMB for review, email Lisa Wright-Solomon, the 
HRSA Information Collection Clearance Officer at [email protected] or 
call (301) 443-1984.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Information Collection Request Title: Nurse Corps Scholarship 
Program (NCSP) OMB No. 0915-0301--Revision.
    Abstract: The NCSP, administered by HRSA's Bureau of Health 
Workforce, provides scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a 
minimum 2-year full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent), 
at an eligible health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses 
(i.e., a Critical Shortage Facility (CSF)). The scholarship consists of 
payment of tuition, fees, other reasonable educational costs, and a 
monthly support stipend. Program recipients are required to fulfill 
NCSP service commitments at CSFs, which are located in the 50 States, 
the District of Columbia, Guam, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the 
Northern Mariana Islands, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the 
Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, 
and the Republic of Palau.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: The NCSP collects data to 
determine an applicant's eligibility for the program, monitor a 
participant's continued enrollment in a school of nursing, monitor the 
participant's compliance with the NCSP service obligation, and prepare 
annual reports to Congress. The following information will be 
collected: (1) From the schools, on a quarterly basis--general 
applicant and nursing school data such as full name, location, tuition/
fees, and enrollment status; (2) from the schools, on an annual basis--
data concerning tuition/fees and overall student enrollment status; and 
(3) from the participants and their employing CSF on a biannual basis--
data concerning the participant's employment status, work schedule, and 
leave usage.
    The revision to this clearance package will incorporate one new 
form and one updated form. The CSF Verification Form will be used to 
verify participant transfers to CSFs. The Initial Employment 
Verification Form has been revised to include all eligible service site 
types listed in the NCSP Application and Program Guidance.
    Likely Respondents: NCSP scholars in school, graduates, educational 
institutions, and CSFs.
    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

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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.

                                    Total Estimated Annualized Burden--Hours
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                                                     Number of                    Average burden
            Form name                Number of     responses per       Total       per response    Total burden
                                    respondents     respondent       responses      (in hours)         hours
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Eligible Applications/                     2,600               1           2,600               2           5,200
 Application Program Guidance...
School Enrollment Verification               500               4           2,000             .33             660
 Form...........................
Confirmation of Interest Form...             250               1             250              .2              50
Data Collection Worksheet Form..             500               1             500               1             500
Graduation Close Out Form.......             200               1             200             .17              34
Initial Employment Verification              500               1             500             .42             210
 Form...........................
Employer--Participant Service              1,000               2           2,000             .12             240
 Verification Form..............
CSF Verification Form...........             200               1             200              .2              40
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    Total.......................           5,750  ..............           8,250  ..............           6,934
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Amy McNulty,
Acting Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2018-06077 Filed 3-26-18; 8:45 am]
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