Proposed Information Collection Activity: ACF Program Instruction-Children's Justice Act (OMB #0970-0425), 3052 [2020-00739]

Download as PDF 3052 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 12 / Friday, January 17, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity: ACF Program Instruction— Children’s Justice Act (OMB #0970– 0425) 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 3-year extension of the Children’s Justice Act Program Instruction (OMB #0970–0425, expiration 4/30/2020). 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 SUMMARY: 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 (OPRE), 330 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20201, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. All requests, emailed or written, should be identified by the title of the information collection. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: The Program Instruction, prepared in response to the enactment of the Children’s Justice Act (CJA), Title II of Public Law 111–320, Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act Reauthorization of 2010, provides direction to the states and territories to accomplish the purposes of assisting states in developing, establishing, and operating programs designed to improve: (1) The assessment and investigation of suspected child abuse and neglect cases, including cases of suspected child sexual abuse and exploitation, in a manner that limits additional trauma to the child and the child’s family; (2) the assessment and investigation of cases of suspected child abuse-related fatalities and suspected child neglect-related fatalities; (3) the investigation and prosecution of cases of child abuse and neglect, including child sexual abuse and exploitation; and (4) the assessment and investigation of cases involving children with disabilities or serious health-related problems who are suspected victims of child abuse or neglect. This Program Instruction contains information collection requirements that are found in Public Law 111–320 at sections 107(b) and 107(d), and pursuant to receiving a grant award. The information submitted will be used by the agency to ensure compliance with the statute; to monitor, evaluate, and measure grantee achievements in addressing the investigation and prosecution of child abuse and neglect; and to report to Congress. Respondents: State Governments. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Total number of respondents Annual number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Annual burden hours Application and Annual Report ................................................................ 52 1 60 3,120 lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,120. 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. 5106c Sec. 107(b)(4) and 42 U.S.C. 5106 Sec. 107(B)(5). Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity: ACF Program 
Instruction--Children's Justice Act (OMB #0970-0425)

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 a 3-year extension of the Children's Justice Act Program 
Instruction (OMB #0970-0425, expiration 4/30/2020). 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 (OPRE), 330 C Street SW, Washington, 
DC 20201, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. All requests, emailed or 
written, should be identified by the title of the information 
collection.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Description: The Program Instruction, prepared in response to the 
enactment of the Children's Justice Act (CJA), Title II of Public Law 
111-320, Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act Reauthorization of 
2010, provides direction to the states and territories to accomplish 
the purposes of assisting states in developing, establishing, and 
operating programs designed to improve: (1) The assessment and 
investigation of suspected child abuse and neglect cases, including 
cases of suspected child sexual abuse and exploitation, in a manner 
that limits additional trauma to the child and the child's family; (2) 
the assessment and investigation of cases of suspected child abuse-
related fatalities and suspected child neglect-related fatalities; (3) 
the investigation and prosecution of cases of child abuse and neglect, 
including child sexual abuse and exploitation; and (4) the assessment 
and investigation of cases involving children with disabilities or 
serious health-related problems who are suspected victims of child 
abuse or neglect. This Program Instruction contains information 
collection requirements that are found in Public Law 111-320 at 
sections 107(b) and 107(d), and pursuant to receiving a grant award. 
The information submitted will be used by the agency to ensure 
compliance with the statute; to monitor, evaluate, and measure grantee 
achievements in addressing the investigation and prosecution of child 
abuse and neglect; and to report to Congress.
    Respondents: State Governments.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                            Annual number of   Average burden
               Instrument                  Total number of    responses per       hours per       Annual burden
                                             respondents       respondent         response            hours
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Application and Annual Report...........               52                 1                60             3,120
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,120.
    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. 5106c Sec. 107(b)(4) and 42 U.S.C. 5106 
Sec. 107(B)(5).

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-00739 Filed 1-16-20; 8:45 am]
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