Proposed Information Collection Activity; Plan for Foster Care and Adoption Assistance-Title IV-E (OMB #0970-0433), 35391-35392 [2019-15603]

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[FR Doc. 2019–15589 Filed 7–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; State Court Improvement Program (OMB # 0970–0307) Children’s Bureau Administration for Children and Families; HHS. ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a three-year extension of the Court Improvement Program (CIP) Program Instruction, Strategic Plan Template, and Annual CIP SelfAssessment (OMB #0970–0307, expiration 8/31/2019). There are minimal updates to the form to reflect new legislation. The collections are necessary to continue operating the program in compliance with congressional reauthorization. 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 SUMMARY: 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 proposed collection is a continuation of the current collection and comprised of two components: An application including a strategic plan that is due once every five years, and an annual self-assessment. The next annual self-assessment will be due June 30, 2020. The next five- year application will be due in 2021. Respondents: We anticipate the highest state court of every state, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to respond. All 52 jurisdictions currently participate in the program. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Total number of respondents Instrument jspears on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES 5-year Application ................................................................ Annual self-assessment ....................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4004 hours in 2020 and 2022; 8788 hours in 2021 (when both the selfassessment and the 5-year application are due within the year) 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:43 Jul 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 Total number of responses per respondent 52 52 Average burden hours per response 1 3 Authority: Sec. 50761, Pub. L. 115–123 Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–15639 Filed 7–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P 92 77 Total burden hours 4,784 4,004 Annual burden hours N/A 12,012 information collection Plan for Foster Care and Adoption Assistance (OMB #0970–0433) to include two new information collections specific to two new programs. 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. DATES: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Plan for Foster Care and Adoption Assistance—Title IV–E (OMB #0970–0433) Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, HHS. ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting to revise the existing SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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, ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM 23JYN1 35392 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 23, 2019 / Notices emailed or written, should be identified by the title of the information collection. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title IV–E of the Social Security Act (the Act) was amended by Public Law 115–123, which included the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA). The FFPSA authorized new optional title IV–E funding for time-limited (one year) prevention services for mental health/ substance abuse and in-home parent skill-based programs for: (1) A child who is a candidate for foster care (as defined in section 475(13) of the Act), (2) pregnant/parenting foster youth, and (3) the parents/kin caregivers of those children and youth (sections 471(e), 474(a)(6), and 475(13) of the Act). Title IV–E prevention services must be rated as promising, supported, or wellsupported in accordance with HHS criteria and be approved by HHS (section 471(e)(4)(C) of the Act) as part of the Title IV–E Prevention Services Clearinghouse (section 476(d)(2) of the Act). A state or tribal title IV–E agency electing to participate in the program must submit a five-year title IV–E prevention program plan that meets the statutory requirements. (See Program Instructions ACYF–CB–PI–18–09 and ACYF–CB–PI–18–10 for more information.) The FFPSA also amended Section 474(a)(7) of the Act to reimburse state and tribal IV–E agencies for a portion of the costs of operating kinship navigator programs that meet certain criteria. To qualify for funding under the title IV– E Kinship Navigator program, the program must meet the requirements of a kinship navigator program described in section 427(a)(1) of the Act. The kinship navigator program must also meet practice criteria of promising, supported, or well-supported in accordance with HHS criteria and be approved by HHS (section 471(e)(4)(C) of the Act). To begin participation in the title IV–E Kinship Navigator Program, a title IV–E agency must submit an attachment to its title IV–E plan that specifies the Kinship Navigator model it has chosen to implement, the date on which the provision of program services began or will begin, and that provides an assurance that the model meets the requirements of section 427(a)(1) of the Act as well as a brief narrative describing how the program will be operated. (Please see Program Instruction ACYF–CB–PI–18–11 for additional information.) Respondents: State and tribal title IV– E agencies. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Total number of respondents Instrument Title IV–E prevention services plan ................................................................. Attachment to Title IV–E plan for Kinship navigator program ......................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 195. 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: Title IV–E of the Social Security Act as amended by Public Law (Pub. L.) 115–123 enacted February 9, 2018. jspears on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–15603 Filed 7–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–25–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:43 Jul 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 30 45 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2019–N–0430] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Generic Clearance for Quick Turnaround Testing of Communication Effectiveness AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. Fax written comments on the collection of information by August 22, 2019. ADDRESSES: To ensure that comments on the information collection are received, OMB recommends that written comments be faxed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, Attn: FDA Desk Officer, Fax: 202–395–7285, or emailed to DATES: Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 1 1 Average burden hours per response Annual burden hours 5 1 150 45 oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. All comments should be identified with the OMB control number 0910-New and title ‘‘Generic Clearance for Quick Turnaround Testing of Communication Effectiveness.’’ Also include the FDA docket number found in brackets in the heading of this document. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ila S. Mizrachi, Office of Operations, Food and Drug Administration, Three White Flint North, 10A–12M, 11601 Landsdown St., North Bethesda, MD 20852, 301–796–7726, PRAStaff@ fda.hhs.gov. In compliance with 44 U.S.C. 3507, FDA has submitted the following proposed collection of information to OMB for review and clearance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing that a proposed collection of information has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). SUMMARY: PO 00000 Number of responses per respondent Sfmt 4703 Generic Clearance for Quick Turnaround Testing of Communication Effectiveness OMB Control Number 0910–NEW This notice announces the FDA information collection request to OMB for approval of a generic clearance that will allow FDA to use quick turnaround surveys, focus groups, and in-depth interviews collected from consumers and other stakeholders to communicate FDA issues of immediate and important public health significance. For example, E:\FR\FM\23JYN1.SGM 23JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 141 (Tuesday, July 23, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35391-35392]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-15603]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Plan for Foster Care 
and Adoption Assistance--Title IV-E (OMB #0970-0433)

AGENCY: Children's Bureau, 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 to revise the existing information collection Plan for 
Foster Care and Adoption Assistance (OMB #0970-0433) to include two new 
information collections specific to two new 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,

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emailed or written, should be identified by the title of the 
information collection.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title IV-E of the Social Security Act (the 
Act) was amended by Public Law 115-123, which included the Family First 
Prevention Services Act (FFPSA). The FFPSA authorized new optional 
title IV-E funding for time-limited (one year) prevention services for 
mental health/substance abuse and in-home parent skill-based programs 
for: (1) A child who is a candidate for foster care (as defined in 
section 475(13) of the Act), (2) pregnant/parenting foster youth, and 
(3) the parents/kin caregivers of those children and youth (sections 
471(e), 474(a)(6), and 475(13) of the Act). Title IV-E prevention 
services must be rated as promising, supported, or well-supported in 
accordance with HHS criteria and be approved by HHS (section 
471(e)(4)(C) of the Act) as part of the Title IV-E Prevention Services 
Clearinghouse (section 476(d)(2) of the Act). A state or tribal title 
IV-E agency electing to participate in the program must submit a five-
year title IV-E prevention program plan that meets the statutory 
requirements. (See Program Instructions ACYF-CB-PI-18-09 and ACYF-CB-
PI-18-10 for more information.)
    The FFPSA also amended Section 474(a)(7) of the Act to reimburse 
state and tribal IV-E agencies for a portion of the costs of operating 
kinship navigator programs that meet certain criteria. To qualify for 
funding under the title IV-E Kinship Navigator program, the program 
must meet the requirements of a kinship navigator program described in 
section 427(a)(1) of the Act. The kinship navigator program must also 
meet practice criteria of promising, supported, or well-supported in 
accordance with HHS criteria and be approved by HHS (section 
471(e)(4)(C) of the Act). To begin participation in the title IV-E 
Kinship Navigator Program, a title IV-E agency must submit an 
attachment to its title IV-E plan that specifies the Kinship Navigator 
model it has chosen to implement, the date on which the provision of 
program services began or will begin, and that provides an assurance 
that the model meets the requirements of section 427(a)(1) of the Act 
as well as a brief narrative describing how the program will be 
operated. (Please see Program Instruction ACYF-CB-PI-18-11 for 
additional information.)
    Respondents: State and tribal title IV-E agencies.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of    Average burden
                   Instrument                      Total number    responses per     hours per     Annual burden
                                                  of respondents    respondent       response          hours
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Title IV-E prevention services plan.............              30               1               5             150
Attachment to Title IV-E plan for Kinship                     45               1               1              45
 navigator program..............................
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 195.
    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:  Title IV-E of the Social Security Act as amended by 
Public Law (Pub. L.) 115-123 enacted February 9, 2018.

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-15603 Filed 7-22-19; 8:45 am]
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