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Download as PDF 28304 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 117 / Tuesday, June 18, 2019 / Notices 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: Section 640(a)(2)(D) and section 649 of the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–12795 Filed 6–17–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–22–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; 45 CFR 303.7—Provision of Services in Intergovernmental IV–D; Federally Approved Forms (OMB #0970–0085) Office of Child Support Enforcement; Administration for Children and Families; HHS AGENCY: ACTION: Request for Public Comment. SUMMARY: This is a revision to an existing data collection which expires December 31, 2019. This data collection consists of 13 intergovernmental forms used by states and other entities to process intergovernmental child support cases. This request is for minor revisions to the approved forms. 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 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: Public Law 104–193, the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, amended 42 U.S.C. 666 to require State Child Support Enforcement (CSE) agencies to enact the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA) into State law by January 1, 1998. Section 311(b) of UIFSA requires the States to use forms mandated by Federal law. 45 CFR 303.7(a)(4) also requires child support programs to use federally-approved forms in intergovernmental IV–D cases unless a country has provided alternative forms. Proposed changes to the forms include updates for clarification and consistency to the instructions on all of the forms. Additional changes include: • On the Child Support Enforcement Transmittal #3—Request for Assistance/ Discovery, the addition of a new case processing action to facilitate payment processing for a direct Income Withholding Order, and the revision of the payment forwarding action. • On the Declaration in Support of Establishing Parentage, the revision of the declaration signature section to make it consistent with the General Testimony and more flexible for cases involved children in foster care. Respondents: State agencies administering a child support program under title IV–D of the Social Security Act. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Instrument Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours Transmittal #1—Initial Request ....................................................................... Transmittal #1—Initial Request Acknowledgement * ...................................... Transmittal #2—Subsequent Action ................................................................ Transmittal #3—Request for Assistance/Discovery ........................................ Uniform Support Petition ................................................................................. General Testimony .......................................................................................... Declaration in Support of Establishing Parentage ........................................... Child Support Locate Request ........................................................................ Notice of Determination of Controlling Order .................................................. Letter of Transmittal Requesting Registration ................................................. Personal Information Form for UIFSA § 311 * ................................................. Child Support Agency Confidential Information Form * ................................... Request for Change of Support Payment Location Pursuant to UIFSA 319(b) * ......................................................................................................... 54 54 54 54 54 54 54 54 54 54 54 54 18,246 18,246 13,685 2,737 7,298 7,298 2,737 182 2 10,948 7,298 21,895 0.17 0.05 0.08 0.08 0.05 0.33 0.15 0.05 0.25 0.08 0.05 0.05 167,498 49,264 59,119 11,824 19,705 130,050 22,170 491 27 47,295 19,705 59,117 54 91 0.05 246 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: .................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ 586,511 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:23 Jun 17, 2019 Jkt 247001 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. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; 45 CFR 303.7--Provision 
of Services in Intergovernmental IV-D; Federally Approved Forms (OMB 
#0970-0085)

AGENCY: Office of Child Support Enforcement; Administration for 
Children and Families; HHS

ACTION: Request for Public Comment.

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SUMMARY: This is a revision to an existing data collection which 
expires December 31, 2019. This data collection consists of 13 
intergovernmental forms used by states and other entities to process 
intergovernmental child support cases. This request is for minor 
revisions to the approved forms.

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: Public Law 104-193, the Personal Responsibility and 
Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, amended 42 U.S.C. 666 to 
require State Child Support Enforcement (CSE) agencies to enact the 
Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA) into State law by January 
1, 1998. Section 311(b) of UIFSA requires the States to use forms 
mandated by Federal law. 45 CFR 303.7(a)(4) also requires child support 
programs to use federally-approved forms in intergovernmental IV-D 
cases unless a country has provided alternative forms.
    Proposed changes to the forms include updates for clarification and 
consistency to the instructions on all of the forms. Additional changes 
include:
     On the Child Support Enforcement Transmittal #3--Request 
for Assistance/Discovery, the addition of a new case processing action 
to facilitate payment processing for a direct Income Withholding Order, 
and the revision of the payment forwarding action.
     On the Declaration in Support of Establishing Parentage, 
the revision of the declaration signature section to make it consistent 
with the General Testimony and more flexible for cases involved 
children in foster care.
    Respondents: State agencies administering a child support program 
under title IV-D of the Social Security Act.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of    Average burden
                   Instrument                        Number of     responses per     hours per     Total burden
                                                    respondents     respondent       response          hours
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Transmittal #1--Initial Request.................              54          18,246            0.17         167,498
Transmittal #1--Initial Request Acknowledgement               54          18,246            0.05          49,264
 *..............................................
Transmittal #2--Subsequent Action...............              54          13,685            0.08          59,119
Transmittal #3--Request for Assistance/Discovery              54           2,737            0.08          11,824
Uniform Support Petition........................              54           7,298            0.05          19,705
General Testimony...............................              54           7,298            0.33         130,050
Declaration in Support of Establishing Parentage              54           2,737            0.15          22,170
Child Support Locate Request....................              54             182            0.05             491
Notice of Determination of Controlling Order....              54               2            0.25              27
Letter of Transmittal Requesting Registration...              54          10,948            0.08          47,295
Personal Information Form for UIFSA Sec.   311 *              54           7,298            0.05          19,705
Child Support Agency Confidential Information                 54          21,895            0.05          59,117
 Form *.........................................
Request for Change of Support Payment Location                54              91            0.05             246
 Pursuant to UIFSA 319(b) *.....................
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours:........  ..............  ..............  ..............         586,511
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    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: 45 CFR 303.7.

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-12794 Filed 6-17-19; 8:45 am]
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