Proposed Information Collection Activity; Native Employment Works (NEW) Program Plan Guidance and Report Requirements, (OMB No.: 0970-0174), 17168 [2019-08249]

Download as PDF 17168 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 79 / Wednesday, April 24, 2019 / Notices Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007 and the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–08248 Filed 4–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–22–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Native Employment Works (NEW) Program Plan Guidance and Report Requirements, (OMB No.: 0970– 0174) Division of Tribal TANF Management, Office of Family Assistance, Administration for Children and Families, HHS. AGENCY: ACTION: Request for Public Comment. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a three-year extension of the form OFA–0086, NEW Plan Guidance and NEW Program Report (OMB #0970– 0174, expiration 7/31/2019). There are changes requested to these forms, including the deletion of guidance for NEW programs included in Public Law 102–477 programs. DATES: Comments due within 60 days of publication. In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(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. ADDRESSES: Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded by emailing infocollection@ acf.hhs.gov. Alternatively, copies can SUMMARY: also 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, emailed or written, should be identified by the title of the information collection. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: The NEW program plan guidance documents specify the information needed to complete a NEW program plan and explains the process for plan submission every third year and to complete the annual program report. The program plan is the application for NEW program funding and documents how the grantee will carry out its NEW program. The program report provides HHS, Congress, and grantees information to document and assess the activities and accomplishments of the NEW program. Respondents: Indian tribes and tribal coalitions that run NEW programs. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Total number of respondents Instrument Annual number of respondents 1 15 NEW program plan guidance for non-477 Tribes ............... NEW program report ............................................................ Number of responses per respondent 15 44 2 44 1 1 Average burden hours per response 29 15 Annual burden hours 435 660 1 We estimate that 44 of the 78 NEW grantees will not include their NEW programs in Public Law 102–477 projects. 44 grantees divided by 3 (because grantees submit the NEW plan once every 3 years) = 15. 2 We estimate that 44 of the 78 NEW grantees will not include their NEW programs in Public Law 102–477 projects and therefore will submit the NEW program report to HHS. jbell on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1095. Comments: 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. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Continued Information Collection Activity; Evaluation of the Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative (OMB Number: 0970– 0484) Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families; HHS. ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: [FR Doc. 2019–08249 Filed 4–23–19; 8:45 am] The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a three-year extension of the previously approved forms that include satisfaction surveys; a leadership interview protocol; a web-based collaboration survey; assessment tools; and service-specific feedback forms (OMB #0970–0484, expiration 8/31/ 2019). There are no changes to the forms. BILLING CODE 4184–36–P DATES: Authority: 42 U.S.C. 612. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Apr 23, 2019 SUMMARY: Comments due within 60 days of publication. In compliance with the Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 requirements of Section 3506(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. ADDRESSES: Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded by emailing infocollection@ acf.hhs.gov. Alternatively, copies can also 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, emailed or written, should be identified by the title of the information collection. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: The Evaluation of the Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative is sponsored by the Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Capacity Building Collaborative includes three centers (Center for States, Center for Tribes, E:\FR\FM\24APN1.SGM 24APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Native Employment Works 
(NEW) Program Plan Guidance and Report Requirements, (OMB No.: 0970-
0174)

AGENCY: Division of Tribal TANF Management, Office of Family 
Assistance, Administration for Children and Families, HHS.

ACTION: Request for Public Comment.

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SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is 
requesting a three-year extension of the form OFA-0086, NEW Plan 
Guidance and NEW Program Report (OMB #0970-0174, expiration 7/31/2019). 
There are changes requested to these forms, including the deletion of 
guidance for NEW programs included in Public Law 102-477 programs.

DATES: Comments due within 60 days of publication. In compliance with 
the requirements of Section 3506(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.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the proposed collection of information can be 
obtained and comments may be forwarded by emailing 
[email protected]. Alternatively, copies can also 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, emailed or 
written, should be identified by the title of the information 
collection.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Description: The NEW program plan guidance documents specify the 
information needed to complete a NEW program plan and explains the 
process for plan submission every third year and to complete the annual 
program report. The program plan is the application for NEW program 
funding and documents how the grantee will carry out its NEW program. 
The program report provides HHS, Congress, and grantees information to 
document and assess the activities and accomplishments of the NEW 
program.
    Respondents: Indian tribes and tribal coalitions that run NEW 
programs.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of    Average burden
           Instrument              Total number    Annual number   responses per     hours per     Annual burden
                                  of respondents  of respondents    respondent       response          hours
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NEW program plan guidance for             \1\ 15              15               1              29             435
 non-477 Tribes.................
NEW program report..............          \2\ 44              44               1              15             660
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\1\ We estimate that 44 of the 78 NEW grantees will not include their NEW programs in Public Law 102-477
  projects. 44 grantees divided by 3 (because grantees submit the NEW plan once every 3 years) = 15.
\2\ We estimate that 44 of the 78 NEW grantees will not include their NEW programs in Public Law 102-477
  projects and therefore will submit the NEW program report to HHS.

    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1095.
    Comments: 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.

    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 612.

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-08249 Filed 4-23-19; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-36-P