Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 65678 [2018-27692]

Download as PDF 65678 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 245 / Friday, December 21, 2018 / Notices Estimated Total Annual BurdenHours: 15,898. 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. 2018–27687 Filed 12–20–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–40–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects: Title: Head Start Eligibility Verification. OMB No.: 0970–0374. Description: The Office of Head Start (OHS) within the Administration for Children and Families, United States Department of Health and Human Services, proposes to renew, with changes, its authority for record keeping requirements associated with Head Start eligibility verification. OHS revised the Head Start Eligibility Verification form to reflect changes in the eligibility final rule published on February 10, 2015 (80 FR 7368). OHS initially developed the form to help programs determine eligibility. However, Head Start programs are not required to use this specific form. Programs may either adopt the form or design a new form to meet the eligibility requirements. The Office of Head Start published a final rule on eligibility under the authority granted to the Secretary of Health and Human Services under the Head Start Act (Act) at sections 644(c), 645(a)(1)(A), and 645A(c). The final rule clarifies Head Start’s eligibility procedures and enrollment requirements, and reinforces Head Start’s overall mission to support lowincome families and early learning. A program must maintain records as specified in sections 1305.4(d)(2), 1305.4(l), and 1305.4(h) through (j) of the final rule. Respondents: Head Start and Early Head Start program grant recipients. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Instruments amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 § 1305.4(l) Eligibility determination records (sample form) ............................. § 1305.4(d)(2) ................................................................................................... § 1305.4(h),(i), and (j) ...................................................................................... § 1305.4(l) Other Record Keeping ................................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 124,520. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 00:00 Dec 21, 2018 Jkt 247001 1,600 20 1,600 1,600 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 PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response 478 1 1 1 Total burden hours .10 2 15 15 76,480 40 24,000 24,000 comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication. Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–27692 Filed 12–20–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Title: State Plan for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). OMB No.: 0970–0145. Description: The State plan is a mandatory statement submitted to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services by the State. It E:\FR\FM\21DEN1.SGM 21DEN1

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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 Eligibility Verification.
    OMB No.: 0970-0374.
    Description: The Office of Head Start (OHS) within the 
Administration for Children and Families, United States Department of 
Health and Human Services, proposes to renew, with changes, its 
authority for record keeping requirements associated with Head Start 
eligibility verification. OHS revised the Head Start Eligibility 
Verification form to reflect changes in the eligibility final rule 
published on February 10, 2015 (80 FR 7368). OHS initially developed 
the form to help programs determine eligibility. However, Head Start 
programs are not required to use this specific form. Programs may 
either adopt the form or design a new form to meet the eligibility 
requirements.
    The Office of Head Start published a final rule on eligibility 
under the authority granted to the Secretary of Health and Human 
Services under the Head Start Act (Act) at sections 644(c), 
645(a)(1)(A), and 645A(c). The final rule clarifies Head Start's 
eligibility procedures and enrollment requirements, and reinforces Head 
Start's overall mission to support low-income families and early 
learning. A program must maintain records as specified in sections 
1305.4(d)(2), 1305.4(l), and 1305.4(h) through (j) of the final rule.
    Respondents: Head Start and Early Head Start program grant 
recipients.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of    Average burden
                   Instruments                       Number of     responses per     hours per     Total burden
                                                    respondents     respondent       response          hours
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Sec.   1305.4(l) Eligibility determination                 1,600             478             .10          76,480
 records (sample form)..........................
Sec.   1305.4(d)(2).............................              20               1               2              40
Sec.   1305.4(h),(i), and (j)...................           1,600               1              15          24,000
Sec.   1305.4(l) Other Record Keeping...........           1,600               1              15          24,000
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 124,520.
    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. 2018-27692 Filed 12-20-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4184-01-P