Proposed Information Collection Activity; Office of Community Services (OCS) Community Economic Development (CED) Standard Reporting Format (OMB #0970-0386), 55969 [2019-22741]

Download as PDF 55969 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 202 / Friday, October 18, 2019 / Notices reinstatement of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, CMS is publishing this notice that summarizes the following proposed collection(s) of information for public comment: 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Organ Procurement Organization’s (OPOs) Health Insurance Benefits Agreement and Supporting Regulations; Use: The Medicare and Medicaid Programs final conditions for coverage for Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs) require OPOs to sign agreements with the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in order to be reimbursed and perform their services. The information provided on this form serves as a basis for continuing the agreements with CMS and the OPOs for participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs for reimbursement of service. Form Number: CMS–576A (OMB Control Number: 0938–0512); Frequency: Occasionally; Affected Public: Private Sector (Business or other for-profit and Not-for-profit institutions); Number of Respondents: 58; Total Annual Responses: 58; Total Annual Hours: 29. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Melissa Rice at 410–786–3270.) Dated: October 11, 2019. William N. Parham, III, Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–22715 Filed 10–17–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P Washington, DC 20201, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. All requests, emailed or written, should be identified by the title of the information collection. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Proposed Information Collection Activity; Office of Community Services (OCS) Community Economic Development (CED) Standard Reporting Format (OMB #0970–0386) Office of Community Services, Administration for Children and Families, HHS. ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: The Office of Community Services (OCS) is requesting a three-year extension of the semi-annual reporting format for Community Economic Development (CED) grantees, the Performance Progress Report (PPR), which collects information concerning the outcomes and management of CED projects (OMB #0970–0386, expiration 6/30/2020). There are no changes requested to the form. 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, SUMMARY: Description: OCS will continue collecting key information about projects funded through the CED program. The legislative requirement for this program is in Title IV of the Community Opportunities, Accountability and Training and Educational Services Act (COATS Human Services Reauthorization Act) of October 27, 1998, Public Law 105–285, section 680(b) as amended. The PPR collects information concerning the outcomes and management of CED projects. OCS will use the data to critically review the overall design and effectiveness of the program. The PPR will continue to be administered to all active grantees of the CED program. Grantees will be required to use this reporting tool for their semiannual reports to be submitted twice a year. The current PPR replaced both the annual questionnaire and other semiannual reporting formats, which resulted in an overall reduction in burden for the grantees while significantly improving the quality of the data collected by OCS. OCS seeks to renew this PPR to continue to collect quality data from grantees. To ensure the burden on grantees is not increased, but that the information collected demonstrates the full impact of the program, OCS has conducted an indepth review of the forms and requests no changes to the PPR. Respondents: Active CED Grantees. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Annual number of respondents Instrument PPR for Current OCS–CED Grantees ............................................................. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 387. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:37 Oct 17, 2019 Jkt 250001 129 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. PO 00000 Annual number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response 2 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 1.5 Authority: Section 680(a)(2) of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Act, 42 U.S.C. 9921. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–22741 Filed 10–17–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–24–P Frm 00068 Annual burden hours E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1 387

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Office of Community 
Services (OCS) Community Economic Development (CED) Standard Reporting 
Format (OMB #0970-0386)

AGENCY: Office of Community Services, Administration for Children and 
Families, HHS.

ACTION: Request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Community Services (OCS) is requesting a three-
year extension of the semi-annual reporting format for Community 
Economic Development (CED) grantees, the Performance Progress Report 
(PPR), which collects information concerning the outcomes and 
management of CED projects (OMB #0970-0386, expiration 6/30/2020). 
There are no changes requested to the form.

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: OCS will continue collecting key information about 
projects funded through the CED program. The legislative requirement 
for this program is in Title IV of the Community Opportunities, 
Accountability and Training and Educational Services Act (COATS Human 
Services Reauthorization Act) of October 27, 1998, Public Law 105-285, 
section 680(b) as amended. The PPR collects information concerning the 
outcomes and management of CED projects. OCS will use the data to 
critically review the overall design and effectiveness of the program.
    The PPR will continue to be administered to all active grantees of 
the CED program. Grantees will be required to use this reporting tool 
for their semi-annual reports to be submitted twice a year. The current 
PPR replaced both the annual questionnaire and other semi-annual 
reporting formats, which resulted in an overall reduction in burden for 
the grantees while significantly improving the quality of the data 
collected by OCS. OCS seeks to renew this PPR to continue to collect 
quality data from grantees. To ensure the burden on grantees is not 
increased, but that the information collected demonstrates the full 
impact of the program, OCS has conducted an in-depth review of the 
forms and requests no changes to the PPR.
    Respondents: Active CED Grantees.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                   Annual number  Average burden
                   Instrument                      Annual number   of responses      hours per     Annual burden
                                                  of respondents  per respondent     response          hours
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PPR for Current OCS-CED Grantees................             129               2             1.5             387
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 387.
    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: Section 680(a)(2) of the Community Services Block 
Grant (CSBG) Act, 42 U.S.C. 9921.

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-22741 Filed 10-17-19; 8:45 am]
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