60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: State Assistance Management System (SAMS) Domestic Results Monitoring Module and NEA/AC Online Performance Reporting System (ACPRS), 19566 [2020-07245]

Download as PDF 19566 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 67 / Tuesday, April 7, 2020 / Notices Modality of completion Number of respondents Frequency of response Average burden per response (minutes) Estimated total annual burden (hours) Average theoretical hourly cost amount (dollars) * Total annual opportunity cost (dollars) ** Average wait time in field office (minutes) *** Total annual opportunity cost for wait time (dollars) ** SSA–4290–F5 ................... 3,000 1 15 750 * $17.22 ** $12,915 *** 24 ** $413 * We based this figure on average Social and Human Service Assistant’s hourly salary, as reported by Bureau of Labor Statistics data. ** This figure does not represent actual costs that SSA is imposing on recipients of Social Security payments to complete this application; rather, these are theoretical opportunity costs for the additional time respondents will spend to complete the application. There is no actual charge to respondents to complete the application. *** We based this figure on the average FY 2020 wait times for field offices, based on SSA’s current management information data. Dated: April 1, 2020. Naomi Sipple, Reports Clearance Officer,Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2020–07183 Filed 4–6–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 11022] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: State Assistance Management System (SAMS) Domestic Results Monitoring Module and NEA/ AC Online Performance Reporting System (ACPRS) Notice of request for public comment. ACTION: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to June 8, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Web: Persons with access to the internet may comment on this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the document by entering ‘‘Docket Number: DOS–2020–0001’’ in the Search field. Then click the ‘‘Comment Now’’ button and complete the comment form. • Email: EngelSM@state.gov. • Regular Mail: Send written comments to: Sarah Tajalli, Accenture Federal Services Contractor, Logistics Management, A/LM, 1800 N Kent Street, Arlington, VA 22209. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:22 Apr 06, 2020 Jkt 250001 You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, may be made to Sarah Tajalli, Accenture Federal Services Contractor, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Administration, Office of Logistics Management (A/LM), Suite 3150, 1800 N Kent Street, Arlington, VA. She may be reached by phone at (571) 551–4511 or by email at EngelSM@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: State Assistance Management System (SAMS) Domestic Results Monitoring Module. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0183. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Administration, Office of Logistic Management (A/LM). • Form Number: DS–4127. • Respondents: Recipients of Department of State grants. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 240. • Estimated Number of Responses: 960. • Average Time per Response: 20 hours. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 19,200 hours. • Frequency: Quarterly. • Obligation to Respond: Mandatory. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. PO 00000 Frm 00145 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review. Abstract of Proposed Collection In compliance with OMB Guidelines contained in 2 CFR 200, recipient organizations are required to provide, and the U.S. Department of State is required to collect, periodic program and financial performance reports. The responsibility of the Department to track and monitor the programmatic and financial performance necessitates a database that can help facilitate this in a consistent and standardized manner. The SAMS Domestic Results Monitoring Module and ACPRS enables enhanced monitoring and evaluation of grants through standardized collection and storage of relevant award elements, such as quarterly progress reports, workplans, results monitoring plans, grant agreements, and other business information related to implementers. The SAMS Domestic Results Monitoring Module streamlines communication with implementers and allows for rapid identification of information gaps for specific projects. Methodology Information will be electronically entered into SAMS Domestic and ACPRS by respondents. Jennifer Gorkowski, SAMS Deputy Program Manager. [FR Doc. 2020–07245 Filed 4–6–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–24–P E:\FR\FM\07APN1.SGM 07APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 67 (Tuesday, April 7, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 19566]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-07245]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 11022]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: State 
Assistance Management System (SAMS) Domestic Results Monitoring Module 
and NEA/AC Online Performance Reporting System (ACPRS)

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are 
requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals 
and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for 
public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to June 
8, 2020.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Web: Persons with access to the internet may comment on 
this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the 
document by entering ``Docket Number: DOS-2020-0001'' in the Search 
field. Then click the ``Comment Now'' button and complete the comment 
form.
     Email: [email protected].
     Regular Mail: Send written comments to: Sarah Tajalli, 
Accenture Federal Services Contractor, Logistics Management, A/LM, 1800 
N Kent Street, Arlington, VA 22209.
    You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information 
collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional 
information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including 
requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and 
supporting documents, may be made to Sarah Tajalli, Accenture Federal 
Services Contractor, U.S. Department of State, Bureau of 
Administration, Office of Logistics Management (A/LM), Suite 3150, 1800 
N Kent Street, Arlington, VA. She may be reached by phone at (571) 551-
4511 or by email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
     Title of Information Collection: State Assistance 
Management System (SAMS) Domestic Results Monitoring Module.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0183.
     Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Administration, Office of 
Logistic Management (A/LM).
     Form Number: DS-4127.
     Respondents: Recipients of Department of State grants.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 240.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 960.
     Average Time per Response: 20 hours.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 19,200 hours.
     Frequency: Quarterly.
     Obligation to Respond: Mandatory.
    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department.
     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost 
burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.
    Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are 
public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you 
should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your 
personal information, will be available for public review.

Abstract of Proposed Collection

    In compliance with OMB Guidelines contained in 2 CFR 200, recipient 
organizations are required to provide, and the U.S. Department of State 
is required to collect, periodic program and financial performance 
reports. The responsibility of the Department to track and monitor the 
programmatic and financial performance necessitates a database that can 
help facilitate this in a consistent and standardized manner. The SAMS 
Domestic Results Monitoring Module and ACPRS enables enhanced 
monitoring and evaluation of grants through standardized collection and 
storage of relevant award elements, such as quarterly progress reports, 
workplans, results monitoring plans, grant agreements, and other 
business information related to implementers. The SAMS Domestic Results 
Monitoring Module streamlines communication with implementers and 
allows for rapid identification of information gaps for specific 
projects.

Methodology

    Information will be electronically entered into SAMS Domestic and 
ACPRS by respondents.

Jennifer Gorkowski,
SAMS Deputy Program Manager.
[FR Doc. 2020-07245 Filed 4-6-20; 8:45 am]
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