Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request, 8720 [2019-04367]

Download as PDF 8720 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 47 / Monday, March 11, 2019 / Notices www.federalreserve.gov/files/BGFRS-34ess-staff-identification-card-file.pdf. Current actions: On December 17, 2018, the Board published a notice in the Federal Register (83 FR 64573) requesting public comment for 60 days on the implementation of the FR 27. The comment period for this notice expired on February 15, 2019. The Board did not receive any comments. The collection will be implemented as proposed. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 6, 2019. Michele Taylor Fennell, Assistant Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2019–04301 Filed 3–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects Title: Federal Tax Refund Offset, Administrative Offset, and Passport Denial. OMB No.: 0970–0161. Description: The Federal Tax Refund Offset and Administrative Offset (Federal Offset) programs collect pastdue child and spousal support by intercepting certain federal payments, including federal tax refunds, of parents who have been ordered to pay support and are delinquent. The Federal Offset Program is a cooperative effort among the Department of the Treasury’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service, the federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), and state child support enforcement agencies. The Passport Denial Program reports noncustodial parents who owe child and spousal support above a threshold to the Department of State, which will then deny passports to these individuals. On an ongoing basis, child support enforcement agencies submit to OCSE the names, Social Security numbers, and the amount(s) of past-due child and spousal support of noncustodial parents who are delinquent in making payments. The information collection activities pertaining to the Federal Tax Refund Offset, Administrative Offset, and Passport Denial programs are authorized by: (1) 42 U.S.C. 652(b), 42 U.S.C. 664, 26 U.S.C. 6402(c), 31 CFR 285.3, 45 CFR 302.60, and 45 CFR 303.72, which require state child support agencies to submit information pertaining to pastdue support cases meeting specific criteria for the offset of the federal tax refund of the noncustodial parent; (2) 31 U.S.C. 3701 et seq., 31 U.S.C. 3716(h), and 31 CFR 285.1, which require state child support agencies to submit information pertaining to past-due support cases meeting specific criteria for the administrative offset of federal payments other than federal tax refunds of the noncustodial parent; (3) 42 U.S.C. 652(k), 42 U.S.C. 654(31), and 22 CFR 51.60, which require state child support agencies to submit information to OCSE pertaining to past-due support cases meeting specific criteria for the denial, revocation, restriction, or limitation of the passport of the noncustodial parent; and (4) 42 U.S.C. 654(31), 42 U.S.C. 664, 31 CFR 285.1, and 31 CFR 285.3, which require state child support agencies to submit the Annual Certification Letter to OCSE asserting that each case submitted for the Federal Tax Refund Offset, Administrative Offset, and Passport Denial programs meets federal requirements. Respondents: Child Support Enforcement Agencies. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents Information collection instrument amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES Input Record .................................................................................................... Output Record ................................................................................................. Payment File .................................................................................................... Certification Letter ............................................................................................ Portal Processing Screens .............................................................................. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 3,020. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:41 Mar 08, 2019 Jkt 247001 54 54 54 54 173 Number of responses per respondent 52 52 52 1 280.65 Average burden hours per response Total burden hours .3 .46 .135 .4 .01 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. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

Proposed Projects

    Title: Federal Tax Refund Offset, Administrative Offset, and 
Passport Denial.
    OMB No.: 0970-0161.
    Description: The Federal Tax Refund Offset and Administrative 
Offset (Federal Offset) programs collect past-due child and spousal 
support by intercepting certain federal payments, including federal tax 
refunds, of parents who have been ordered to pay support and are 
delinquent. The Federal Offset Program is a cooperative effort among 
the Department of the Treasury's Bureau of the Fiscal Service, the 
federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), and state child 
support enforcement agencies.
    The Passport Denial Program reports noncustodial parents who owe 
child and spousal support above a threshold to the Department of State, 
which will then deny passports to these individuals.
    On an ongoing basis, child support enforcement agencies submit to 
OCSE the names, Social Security numbers, and the amount(s) of past-due 
child and spousal support of noncustodial parents who are delinquent in 
making payments.
    The information collection activities pertaining to the Federal Tax 
Refund Offset, Administrative Offset, and Passport Denial programs are 
authorized by: (1) 42 U.S.C. 652(b), 42 U.S.C. 664, 26 U.S.C. 6402(c), 
31 CFR 285.3, 45 CFR 302.60, and 45 CFR 303.72, which require state 
child support agencies to submit information pertaining to past-due 
support cases meeting specific criteria for the offset of the federal 
tax refund of the noncustodial parent; (2) 31 U.S.C. 3701 et seq., 31 
U.S.C. 3716(h), and 31 CFR 285.1, which require state child support 
agencies to submit information pertaining to past-due support cases 
meeting specific criteria for the administrative offset of federal 
payments other than federal tax refunds of the noncustodial parent; (3) 
42 U.S.C. 652(k), 42 U.S.C. 654(31), and 22 CFR 51.60, which require 
state child support agencies to submit information to OCSE pertaining 
to past-due support cases meeting specific criteria for the denial, 
revocation, restriction, or limitation of the passport of the 
noncustodial parent; and (4) 42 U.S.C. 654(31), 42 U.S.C. 664, 31 CFR 
285.1, and 31 CFR 285.3, which require state child support agencies to 
submit the Annual Certification Letter to OCSE asserting that each case 
submitted for the Federal Tax Refund Offset, Administrative Offset, and 
Passport Denial programs meets federal requirements.
    Respondents: Child Support Enforcement Agencies.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of    Average burden
        Information collection instrument            Number of     responses per     hours per     Total burden
                                                    respondents     respondent       response          hours
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Input Record....................................              54              52              .3           842.4
Output Record...................................              54              52             .46          1291.7
Payment File....................................              54              52            .135           379.1
Certification Letter............................              54               1              .4            21.6
Portal Processing Screens.......................             173          280.65             .01          485.52
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    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 3,020.
    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.

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-04367 Filed 3-8-19; 8:45 am]
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