Submission for OMB Review; Form ACF-196, TANF Quarterly Financial Report (OMB #0970-0247), 4325 [2020-01124]

Download as PDF 4325 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 16 / Friday, January 24, 2020 / Notices includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) requires federal agencies to publish a 30-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or 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: Cooperative Agreement to Support Navigators in Federally-facilitated Exchanges; Use: Section 1311(i) of the PPACA requires Exchanges to establish a Navigator grant program under which it awards grants to eligible individuals and entities (as described in Section 1311(i)(2) of the PPACA and 45 CFR 155.210(a) and (c)) applying to serve consumers in States with a FFE. Navigators assist consumers by providing education about and facilitating selection of qualified health plans (QHPs) within the Exchanges, as well as other required duties. Entities and individuals cannot serve as federally certified Navigators and carry out the required duties without receiving federal cooperative agreement funding. As a condition of award, Navigator awardees must agree to cooperate with any Federal evaluation of the program and must provide required weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual, and final (at the end of the cooperative agreement period) reports in a form prescribed by CMS, as well as any additional reports as required. Form Number: CMS–10463 (OMB control number: 0938–1215); Frequency: Annually, Monthly, Quarterly, Weekly; Affected Public: Private sector; Number of Respondents: 50; Total Annual Responses: 50; Total Annual Hours: 20,850. (For questions regarding this collection contact Gian Johnson at 301–492–4323.) Dated: January 21, 2020. William N. Parham, III, Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–01210 Filed 1–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; Form ACF–196, TANF Quarterly Financial Report (OMB #0970–0247) Office of Family Assistance; Administration for Children and Families; HHS ACTION: Request for Public Comment. AGENCY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting to renew approval of the ACF–196 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Financial Reporting Form. The ACF–196 is the form used by states to revise expenditure data for fiscal years (FYs) prior to FY 2015. ACF will use the financial data provided by states to assess compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements relating to administrative costs and state matching requirements. No changes are proposed to the form. DATES: Comments due within 30 days of publication. OMB is required to make a decision concerning the collection of information between 30 and 60 days SUMMARY: after publication of this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Email: OIRA_ SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV, Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families. Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained 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: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. All requests, emailed or written, should be identified by the title of the information collection. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: This information collection is authorized under Section 411(a)(3) of the Social Security Act. This request is for renewal of approval to the ACF–196 form for periodic financial reporting under the TANF program. States participating in the TANF program are required by statute to report financial data on the ACF–196 report. The continuation of the ACF–196 is necessary for the states that have open grant awards before FY 2015. This form meets the legal standard and provides essential data on the use of federal funds. Failure to collect the data would seriously compromise ACF’s ability to monitor program expenditures, estimate funding needs, and to prepare budget submissions required by Congress. Financial reporting under the TANF program is governed by 45 CFR part 265. Respondents: TANF Agencies. ADDRESSES: ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Total number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Annual burden hours ACF–196 .......................................................................................................... 5 1 5 25 lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 25. Authority: U.S.C. Section 402 of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 602). Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–01124 Filed 1–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–36–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Jan 23, 2020 Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 16 (Friday, January 24, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Submission for OMB Review; Form ACF-196, TANF Quarterly Financial 
Report (OMB #0970-0247)

AGENCY: Office of Family Assistance; 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 renew approval of the ACF-196 Temporary Assistance for 
Needy Families (TANF) Financial Reporting Form. The ACF-196 is the form 
used by states to revise expenditure data for fiscal years (FYs) prior 
to FY 2015. ACF will use the financial data provided by states to 
assess compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements relating 
to administrative costs and state matching requirements. No changes are 
proposed to the form.

DATES: Comments due within 30 days of publication. OMB is required to 
make a decision concerning the collection of information between 30 and 
60 days after publication of this document in the Federal Register. 
Therefore, a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB 
receives it within 30 days of publication.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent directly to the following: Office 
of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Email: 
[email protected], Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration 
for Children and Families.
    Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained 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: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. All requests, emailed or 
written, should be identified by the title of the information 
collection.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Description: This information collection is authorized under 
Section 411(a)(3) of the Social Security Act. This request is for 
renewal of approval to the ACF-196 form for periodic financial 
reporting under the TANF program. States participating in the TANF 
program are required by statute to report financial data on the ACF-196 
report. The continuation of the ACF-196 is necessary for the states 
that have open grant awards before FY 2015. This form meets the legal 
standard and provides essential data on the use of federal funds. 
Failure to collect the data would seriously compromise ACF's ability to 
monitor program expenditures, estimate funding needs, and to prepare 
budget submissions required by Congress. Financial reporting under the 
TANF program is governed by 45 CFR part 265.
    Respondents: TANF 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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ACF-196.....................................               5                1                5               25
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 25.

    Authority: U.S.C. Section 402 of the Social Security Act (42 
U.S.C. 602).

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-01124 Filed 1-23-20; 8:45 am]
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