Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request; The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Quarterly Data Collection, OMB No. 0906-0016-Revision, 64847-64848 [2018-27348]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 242 / Tuesday, December 18, 2018 / Notices 64847 The estimated annual burden to RWHAP AETCs is as follows: Number of respondents Responses per respondent Total responses Hours per response Total burden hours 9 2 18 32 576 Aggregate Data Set ............................................................. HRSA specifically requests comments on (1) the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden, (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. 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. A 60-day Federal Register Notice was published in the Federal Register on February 21, 2018. There were 24 public comments. 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 January 17, 2019. 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: The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Quarterly Data Collection, OMB Number: 0906–0016—Revision. Abstract: This clearance request is for continued approval of the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program Quarterly Data Collection. The MIECHV Program, administered by HRSA in partnership with the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), supports voluntary, evidence-based home visiting services during pregnancy and to parents with young children up to kindergarten entry. States, certain non-profit organizations, and Tribal entities are eligible to receive funding from the MIECHV Program and have the flexibility to tailor the program to serve the specific needs of their communities. After taking into consideration public comments in response to the 60-day notice published in the Federal Register on February 21, 2018 (83 FR 7481), HRSA is proposing revisions to the data collection forms for the MIECHV Program by making the following changes: • Form 4, Due date: The due date will be revised from 60 days to 30 days after the end of each reporting period. • Form 4, Section A: All tables will be renumbered. • Form 4, Table A.2: Columns will be revised to reflect Local Implementing Agencies (LIAs) served, LIA addresses, counties served, zip codes served, and evidence-based home visiting models implemented. • Form 4, Table A.4.1: Columns will be combined to reflect number of fulltime equivalents (FTEs) for home visitors, supervisors, and other staff. 1 HRSA currently estimates approximately 10 awardees may need to report benchmark performance data on a quarterly basis based on the statutorily-required assessment of improvement. Amy P. McNulty, Acting Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2018–27328 Filed 12–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P 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; The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Quarterly Data Collection, OMB No. 0906–0016—Revision Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 00:45 Dec 18, 2018 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Form 4, Table A.4.2: Table will be deleted. • Form 4, Section B: Section will be updated to reflect current benchmark constructs. • Form 4, Definitions of Key Terms: Update definitions for all tables. HRSA is requesting approval of this revised information collection request through March 31, 2022. Need and Proposed Use of the Information: HRSA uses quarterly performance information to demonstrate program accountability and continuously monitor and provide oversight to MIECHV Program awardees. The information is also used to provide quality improvement guidance and technical assistance to awardees and help inform the development of early childhood systems at the national, state, and local level. HRSA is seeking to revise place-based services and staffing indicators for home visiting programs. In addition, on a quarterly basis HRSA will collect a set of standardized performance and outcome indicators that correspond with the benchmark areas identified in statute for awardees who fail to demonstrate improvement through the required 3-year assessment of improvement. Likely Respondents: MIECHV Program awardees (n=56). 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 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: 2 The 10 responses for Section B are a sub-set of 56 total awardees funded through the MIECHV Program. E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1 64848 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 242 / Tuesday, December 18, 2018 / Notices 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 Form 4: Section A—Quarterly Performance Report—State/ Territory Awardees ........................................................... Form 4: Section B—Quarterly Benchmark Performance Measures .......................................................................... 56 4 224 24 5,376 1 10 4 40 200 8,000 Total .............................................................................. 2 56 ........................ 264 ........................ 13,376 Amy P. McNulty, Acting Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat. Sherrette Funn, Sherrette.Funn@hhs.gov or (202) 795–7714. When submitting comments or requesting information, please include the document identifier 0990–New–30D and project title for reference. [FR Doc. 2018–27348 Filed 12–17–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. Title of the Collection: HHS 42 CFR subpart B; Sterilization of Persons in Federally Assisted Family Planning Projects. Type of Collection: Extension. OMB No.: 0937–0166. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [Document Identifier: OS–0990–New] Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request Office of the Secretary, HHS. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Abstract: This is a request for extension of a currently approved collection for the disclosure and recordkeeping requirements codified at 42 CFR part 50, subpart B (‘‘Sterilization of Persons in Federally Assisted Family Planning Projects’’). The consent form solicits information to assure voluntary and informed consent to persons undergoing sterilization in programs of health services which are supported by federal financial assistance administered by the PHS. It provides additional procedural protection to the individual and the regulation requires that the consent form be a copy of the form that is appended to the PHS regulation. In 2003, the PHS sterilization consent form was revised to conform to OMB government-wide standards for the collection of race/ ethnicity data and to incorporate the PRA burden statement as part of the consent form. We are requesting a three year extension. Type of respondent: Individuals seeking sterilization; frequency: Once; prior to procedure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: In compliance with the requirement of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, is publishing the following summary of a proposed collection for public comment. DATES: Comments on the ICR must be received on or before January 17, 2019. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments to OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or via facsimile to (202) 395–5806. SUMMARY: ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN TABLE Number of respondents amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES Type of respondent Number responses per respondent Average burden per response (in hours) Total burden hours Citizens Seeking Sterilization .......................................................................... Citizens Seeking Sterilization .......................................................................... 100,000 100,000 1 1 1 15/60 100,000 25,000 Total .......................................................................................................... ........................ 2 ........................ 125,000 Terry Clark, Asst. Paperwork Reduction Act Reports Clearance Officer, Office of the Secretary. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES [FR Doc. 2018–27366 Filed 12–17–18; 8:45 am] National Institutes of Health BILLING CODE 4150–34–P National Cancer Institute; Notice of Closed Meetings Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given of the following meetings. VerDate Sep<11>2014 00:45 Dec 18, 2018 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The meetings will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and/or contract proposals and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with grant and/or contract proposals applications, the E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1

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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; The Maternal, Infant, and 
Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Quarterly Data Collection, OMB 
No. 0906-0016--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. A 60-day Federal 
Register Notice was published in the Federal Register on February 21, 
2018. There were 24 public comments. 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 January 
17, 2019.

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: The Maternal, Infant, and 
Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Quarterly Data Collection, OMB 
Number: 0906-0016--Revision.
    Abstract: This clearance request is for continued approval of the 
Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program 
Quarterly Data Collection. The MIECHV Program, administered by HRSA in 
partnership with the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), 
supports voluntary, evidence-based home visiting services during 
pregnancy and to parents with young children up to kindergarten entry. 
States, certain non-profit organizations, and Tribal entities are 
eligible to receive funding from the MIECHV Program and have the 
flexibility to tailor the program to serve the specific needs of their 
communities. After taking into consideration public comments in 
response to the 60-day notice published in the Federal Register on 
February 21, 2018 (83 FR 7481), HRSA is proposing revisions to the data 
collection forms for the MIECHV Program by making the following 
changes:
     Form 4, Due date: The due date will be revised from 60 
days to 30 days after the end of each reporting period.
     Form 4, Section A: All tables will be renumbered.
     Form 4, Table A.2: Columns will be revised to reflect 
Local Implementing Agencies (LIAs) served, LIA addresses, counties 
served, zip codes served, and evidence-based home visiting models 
implemented.
     Form 4, Table A.4.1: Columns will be combined to reflect 
number of full-time equivalents (FTEs) for home visitors, supervisors, 
and other staff.
     Form 4, Table A.4.2: Table will be deleted.
     Form 4, Section B: Section will be updated to reflect 
current benchmark constructs.
     Form 4, Definitions of Key Terms: Update definitions for 
all tables. HRSA is requesting approval of this revised information 
collection request through March 31, 2022.
    Need and Proposed Use of the Information: HRSA uses quarterly 
performance information to demonstrate program accountability and 
continuously monitor and provide oversight to MIECHV Program awardees. 
The information is also used to provide quality improvement guidance 
and technical assistance to awardees and help inform the development of 
early childhood systems at the national, state, and local level. HRSA 
is seeking to revise place-based services and staffing indicators for 
home visiting programs. In addition, on a quarterly basis HRSA will 
collect a set of standardized performance and outcome indicators that 
correspond with the benchmark areas identified in statute for awardees 
who fail to demonstrate improvement through the required 3-year 
assessment of improvement.
    Likely Respondents: MIECHV Program awardees (n=56).
    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 
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:
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    \1\ HRSA currently estimates approximately 10 awardees may need 
to report benchmark performance data on a quarterly basis based on 
the statutorily-required assessment of improvement.
    \2\ The 10 responses for Section B are a sub-set of 56 total 
awardees funded through the MIECHV Program.

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                                     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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Form 4: Section A--Quarterly                  56               4             224              24           5,376
 Performance Report--State/
 Territory Awardees.............
Form 4: Section B--Quarterly              \1\ 10               4              40             200           8,000
 Benchmark Performance Measures.
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    Total.......................          \2\ 56  ..............             264  ..............          13,376
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Amy P. McNulty,
Acting Director, Division of the Executive Secretariat.
[FR Doc. 2018-27348 Filed 12-17-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4165-15-P