Submission for OMB Review; ACF's Generic Clearance for Grant Reviewer Recruitment Forms (OMB #0970-0477), 5692 [2019-03068]

Download as PDF 5692 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 36 / Friday, February 22, 2019 / Notices CMS–643 Hospice Survey and Deficiencies Report Form and Supporting Regulations Under the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501– 3520), federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. The term ‘‘collection of information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA requires federal agencies to publish a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, CMS is publishing this notice. Information Collection 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension without change of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Hospice Survey and Deficiencies Report Form and Supporting Regulations; Use: We use the information collected as the basis for certification decisions for hospices that wish to obtain or retain participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. The information is used by CMS regional offices, which have the delegated authority to certify Medicare facilities for participation, and by State Medicaid agencies, which have comparable authority under Medicaid. The information on the Hospice Survey and Deficiencies Report Form is coded for entry into the OSCAR system. The data is analyzed by the CMS regional offices and by the CMS central office components for program evaluation and monitoring purposes. The information is also available to the public upon request. Form Number: CMS–643 (OMB control number: 0938–0379); Frequency: Yearly; Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments; Number of Respondents: 4,811; Total Annual Responses: 1,603; Total Annual Hours: 1,603. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Thomas Pryor at 410–786–1132.) Dated: February 19, 2019. William N. Parham, III, Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–03079 Filed 2–21–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; ACF’s Generic Clearance for Grant Reviewer Recruitment Forms (OMB #0970–0477) Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation; Administration for Children and Families; HHS. ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) is proposing an extension of a currently approved generic clearance (OMB No. 0970–0477) for Grant Reviewer Recruitment (GRR) forms. The GRR forms will be used to select reviewers who will participate in the grant review process for the purpose of selecting successful applications. DATES: Comments due within 30 days of publication. OMB is required to make a decision concerning the collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of this document in the SUMMARY: 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 of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Email: OIRA_ SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families. Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20201, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. Email address: OPREinfocollection@acf.hhs.gov. ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: Under this generic approval, ACF conducts and proposes to continue to conduct more than one information collection that is very similar, voluntary, low-burden and uncontroversial. The purpose is to select qualified reviewers for the grant peer review process based on professional qualifications using data entered by candidates and the uploaded writing sample and/or curriculum vitae and/or resume. The grant review process is in accordance with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) Grants Policy Directive (GPD) 2.04 ‘‘Awarding Grants’’, the DHHS Awarding Agency Grants Administration Manual (AAGAM), Chapter 2.04.104C ‘‘Objective Review of Grant Applications’’, and the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, Sections 799(f) and 806(e). Respondents: Individuals who may apply to review ACF grant applications. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Total number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Annual burden hours Grant Reviewer Recruitment Form .................................................................. 3000 1 .5 1500 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1500. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Submission for OMB Review; ACF's Generic Clearance for Grant 
Reviewer Recruitment Forms (OMB #0970-0477)

AGENCY: Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation; Administration 
for Children and Families; HHS.

ACTION: Request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of 
Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) is proposing an extension of 
a currently approved generic clearance (OMB No. 0970-0477) for Grant 
Reviewer Recruitment (GRR) forms. The GRR forms will be used to select 
reviewers who will participate in the grant review process for the 
purpose of selecting successful applications.

DATES: Comments due within 30 days of publication. 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.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office 
of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Email: 
OIRA_SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration 
for Children and Families.
    Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained by writing to the 
Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research 
and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20201, Attn: OPRE 
Reports Clearance Officer. All requests should be identified by the 
title of the information collection. Email address: 
OPREinfocollection@acf.hhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Description: Under this generic approval, ACF conducts and proposes 
to continue to conduct more than one information collection that is 
very similar, voluntary, low-burden and uncontroversial. The purpose is 
to select qualified reviewers for the grant peer review process based 
on professional qualifications using data entered by candidates and the 
uploaded writing sample and/or curriculum vitae and/or resume. The 
grant review process is in accordance with the U.S. Department of 
Health and Human Services' (DHHS) Grants Policy Directive (GPD) 2.04 
``Awarding Grants'', the DHHS Awarding Agency Grants Administration 
Manual (AAGAM), Chapter 2.04.104C ``Objective Review of Grant 
Applications'', and the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, Sections 
799(f) and 806(e).
    Respondents: Individuals who may apply to review ACF grant 
applications.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                  Number of      Average burden
                 Instrument                   Total number of   responses per      hours per      Annual burden
                                                respondents       respondent        response          hours
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Grant Reviewer Recruitment Form.............            3000                1               .5             1500
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1500.

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-03068 Filed 2-21-19; 8:45 am]
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