Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 65679 [2018-27686]

Download as PDF 65679 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 245 / Friday, December 21, 2018 / Notices consists of an outline specifying how the state’s TANF program will be administered and operated and certain required certifications by the State’s Chief Executive Officer. It is used to provide the public with information about the program. Authority to require States to submit a State TANF plan is contained in section 402 of the Social Security Act, as amended by Public Law 104–193, the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. States are required to submit new plans periodically (i.e., within a 27-month period). We are proposing to continue the information collection without change. Respondents: The 50 States of the United States, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instrument Title Amendments ............................................................................................ State TANF plan .............................................................................................. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 594. Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 370 L’Enfant Promenade SW, Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. Email address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. OMB Comment: OMB is required to make a decision concerning the collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office Number of responses per respondent 18 18 of Management and Budget Paperwork Reduction Project, Fax: 202–395–7285, Email: OIRA_SUBMISSION@ OMB.EOP.GOV, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–27639 Filed 12–20–18; 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 Proposed Projects Title: Head Start Grant Application and Budget Instruments. Average burden hours per response 1 1 Total burden hours 3 30 54 540 OMB No.: 0970–0207. Description: The Office of Head Start is proposing to renew, without changes, the Head Start Grant Application and Budget Instrument, which grantees use to provide information that is requested from all Head Start and Early Head Start grantees applying for continuation grants. The application and budget forms are available in the Head Start Enterprise System (HSES), a secure webbased system, which transmits completed applications to Regional and Central Offices. The Administration for Children and Families believes that this application instrument has made the process of applying for a Head Start continuation grant more efficient for applicants. Respondents: Head Start and Early Head Start grantees. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours HS grant and budget instrument ..................................................................... 2,000 1 33 66,000 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 66,000. In compliance with the requirements of Section 506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 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, 370 L’Enfant Promenade SW, Washington, DC 20447, VerDate Sep<11>2014 00:00 Dec 21, 2018 Jkt 247001 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) PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 ways to minimize the burden 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 245 (Friday, December 21, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: Head Start Grant Application and Budget Instruments.
    OMB No.: 0970-0207.
    Description: The Office of Head Start is proposing to renew, 
without changes, the Head Start Grant Application and Budget 
Instrument, which grantees use to provide information that is requested 
from all Head Start and Early Head Start grantees applying for 
continuation grants. The application and budget forms are available in 
the Head Start Enterprise System (HSES), a secure web-based system, 
which transmits completed applications to Regional and Central Offices. 
The Administration for Children and Families believes that this 
application instrument has made the process of applying for a Head 
Start continuation grant more efficient for applicants.
    Respondents: Head Start and Early Head Start grantees.

                                             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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HS grant and budget instrument..............           2,000                1               33           66,000
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 66,000.
    In compliance with the requirements of Section 506(c)(2)(A) of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 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, 370 L'Enfant Promenade SW, 
Washington, DC 20447, 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 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. 2018-27686 Filed 12-20-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4184-01-P