Proposed Information Collection Activity; Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Tribal Annual Report-ACF-700 (0970-0430), 28305 [2019-12782]

Download as PDF 28305 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 117 / Tuesday, June 18, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Tribal Annual Report— ACF–700 (0970–0430) Office of Child Care; Administration for Children and Families; HHS. ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a three-year extension of the form ACF–700: Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Tribal Annual Report (OMB #0970–0430, expiration 11/30/2019) with changes. DATES: Comments due within 60 days of publication. In compliance with the 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. ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Tribal Annual Report (ACF–700) requests Total number of responses per respondent Instrument Total number of respondents ACF–700 ........................................... ACF–700 ........................................... 138 (Tribes with small allocation) .... 83 (Tribes with medium/large allocation). Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,780. 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. 9857. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–12782 Filed 6–17–19; 8:45 am] jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES 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. BILLING CODE 4184–43–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:23 Jun 17, 2019 Jkt 247001 Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Assessing the Implementation and Cost of High Quality Early Care and Education: Field Test (0970–0499) Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, HHS. AGENCY: Request for public comment. SUMMARY: This information request is part of the project, Assessing the Implementation and Cost of High Quality Early Care and Education (ECE– ICHQ). The project’s goal is to create a technically sound and feasible instrument that will provide consistent, systematic measures of the implementation and costs of education and care in center-based settings that serve children from birth to age 5. The resulting measures will inform research, policy, and practice by improving understanding of variations in what centers do to support quality, their associated costs, and how resources for ECE may be better aligned with expectations for quality. PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Average burden hours per response 3 3 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ACTION: Tribal Lead Agencies (TLAs) to provide annual Tribal aggregate information on services provided through the CCDF, which is required by CCDF regulations (45 FR parts 98 and 99). The revised ACF–700 report consists of an introductory section that provides program characteristics and two parts: (1) Administrative Data, and (2) Tribal Narrative. The content and format of the entire form have been revised to address Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 changes and to reduce the reporting burden to TLAs. Information from the ACF–700 will be included in the CCDF Report to Congress, as appropriate, and will be shared with TLAs to inform them of CCDF-funded activities. Respondents: Tribal Governments. Annual Burden Estimates: Total burden hours 19 26 7,866 6,474 Annual burden hours 2,622 2,158 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 OPREinfocollection@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 Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeks approval to collect new information to use in testing measures of the implementation and costs of high quality early care and education. This information collection is part of the project, Assessing the Implementation and Cost of High Quality Early Care and Education (ECE– DATES: E:\FR\FM\18JNN1.SGM 18JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Child Care and 
Development Fund (CCDF) Tribal Annual Report--ACF-700 (0970-0430)

AGENCY: Office of Child Care; 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 ACF-700: Child Care and 
Development Fund (CCDF) Tribal Annual Report (OMB #0970-0430, 
expiration 11/30/2019) with changes.

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 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Tribal 
Annual Report (ACF-700) requests Tribal Lead Agencies (TLAs) to provide 
annual Tribal aggregate information on services provided through the 
CCDF, which is required by CCDF regulations (45 FR parts 98 and 99). 
The revised ACF-700 report consists of an introductory section that 
provides program characteristics and two parts: (1) Administrative 
Data, and (2) Tribal Narrative. The content and format of the entire 
form have been revised to address Child Care and Development Block 
Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 changes and to reduce the reporting burden to 
TLAs.
    Information from the ACF-700 will be included in the CCDF Report to 
Congress, as appropriate, and will be shared with TLAs to inform them 
of CCDF-funded activities.
    Respondents: Tribal Governments.
    Annual Burden Estimates:

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                                                   Total number   Average burden
          Instrument             Total number of   of responses      hours per     Total burden    Annual burden
                                   respondents    per respondent     response          hours           hours
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ACF-700.......................  138 (Tribes with               3              19           7,866           2,622
                                 small
                                 allocation).
ACF-700.......................  83 (Tribes with                3              26           6,474           2,158
                                 medium/large
                                 allocation).
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,780.
    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. 9857.

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-12782 Filed 6-17-19; 8:45 am]
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