Submission for OMB Review; Refugee Assistance Program Estimates: CMA-ORR-1, 11535-11536 [2021-03861]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 36 / Thursday, February 25, 2021 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier CMS–372(S)] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on CMS’ intention to collect information from the public. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information (including each proposed extension or reinstatement of an existing collection of information) and to allow 60 days for public comment on the proposed action. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding our burden estimates or any other aspect of this collection of information, including the necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, the accuracy of the estimated burden, ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected, and the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. DATES: Comments must be received by April 26, 2021. ADDRESSES: When commenting, please reference the document identifier or OMB control number. To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations must be submitted in any one of the following ways: 1. Electronically. You may send your comments electronically to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for ‘‘Comment or Submission’’ or ‘‘More Search Options’’ to find the information collection document(s) that are accepting comments. 2. By regular mail. You may mail written comments to the following address: CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs, Division of Regulations Development, Attention: Document Identifier/OMB Control Number ll, Room C4–26–05, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Feb 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 To obtain copies of a supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed collection(s) summarized in this notice, you may make your request using one of following: 1. Access CMS’ website address at website address at https://www.cms.gov/ Regulations-and-Guidance/Legislation/ PaperworkReductionActof1995/PRAListing.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William N. Parham at (410) 786–4669. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Contents This notice sets out a summary of the use and burden associated with the following information collections. More detailed information can be found in each collection’s supporting statement and associated materials (see ADDRESSES). CMS–372(S)—Annual Report on Home and Community Based Services Waivers and Supporting Regulations Under the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501– 3520), federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. The term ‘‘collection of information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and 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 requires federal agencies to publish a 60-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. Information Collection 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Annual Report on Home and Community Based Services Waivers and Supporting Regulations; Use: We use this report to compare actual data to the approved waiver estimates. In conjunction with the waiver compliance review reports, the information provided will be compared to that in the Medicaid Statistical Information System (MSIS) (CMS–R–284; OMB control number 0938–0345) report and FFP claimed on a state’s Quarterly Expenditure Report (CMS–64; OMB control number 0938– 1265), to determine whether to continue the state’s home and community-based PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11535 services waiver. States’ estimates of cost and utilization for renewal purposes are based upon the data compiled in the CMS–372(S) reports. Form Number: CMS–372(S) (OMB control number: 0938–0272); Frequency: Yearly; Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments; Number of Respondents: 48; Total Annual Responses: 253; Total Annual Hours: 11,132. (For policy questions regarding this collection contact Ralph Lollar at 410–786–0777.) Dated: February 22, 2021. William N. Parham, III Director, Paperwork Reduction Staff, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–03916 Filed 2–24–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; Refugee Assistance Program Estimates: CMA— ORR–1 Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and Families, HHS. ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is requesting a 1-year extension of the form ORR–1, Cash and Medical Assistance (CMA) Program Estimates (OMB #0970–0030, expiration 2/28/2021). There are no changes requested to the form or instructions. DATES: Comments due within 30 days of publication. OMB must make a decision about 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. SUMMARY: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: The ORR–1, CMA Program Estimates, is the application for ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1 11536 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 36 / Thursday, February 25, 2021 / Notices grants under the CMA program. The application is required by ORR program regulations at 45 CFR 400.11(b). The regulation specifies that states must submit, as their application for this program, estimates of the projected costs they anticipate incurring in providing cash and medical assistance for eligible recipients and the costs of administering the program. Under the CMA program, states are reimbursed for the costs of providing these services and benefits for 8 months after an eligible recipient arrives in this country. The eligible recipients for these services and benefits are refugees, Amerasians, Cuban and Haitian Entrants, asylees, Afghans and Iraqi with Special Immigrant Visas, and victims of a severe form of trafficking. States that provide services for unaccompanied refugee minors also provide an estimate for the cost of these services for the year for which they are applying for grants. Respondents: State agencies, the District of Columbia, and Replacement Designees under 45 CFR 400.301(c) administering or supervising the administration of programs under Title IV of the Act. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Total number of respondents Total number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total/ annual burden hours ORR–1, Cash and Medical Assistance Program Estimates ........................... 57 1 0.6 34 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 34. (Authority: 8 U.S.C. 412(a)(4)) Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–03861 Filed 2–24–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–45–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Release of Unaccompanied Alien Children From ORR Custody (OMB #0970–0552) Office of Refugee Resettlement; Administration for Children and Families; Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is inviting public comments on revisions to an approved information collection. The request consists of several forms that allow the Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Program to process release of UAC from ORR custody and provide services after release. 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, ACF 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Feb 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 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: ORR plans to revise all four instruments currently approved under OMB #0970–0552 and reinstate one instrument previously approved under OMB #0970–0498 and add it to this collection. All instruments will be incorporated into ORR’s new case management system, UAC Path. 1. Verification of Release (Form R–1): This instrument is an official document provided to UAC and their sponsors by care provider facilities showing that ORR released the UAC into the sponsor’s care and custody. This form was previously approved under OMB Number 0970–0498 and is being reinstated with formatting changes under this new OMB number. No changes were made to the content. The average burden minutes per response was increased from 3 to 10 minutes. 2. Discharge Notification (Form R–2): This instrument is used by care provider facilities to notify stakeholders of the transfer of a UAC to another care provider facility or the release of a UAC from ORR custody. ORR made the following revisions: a. The ‘‘Proof of Relationship’’ field was removed because that information is found elsewhere in UAC Path and does not need to be displayed in this instrument. b. The following fields were added: ‘‘Returning UAC, Entry #,’’ ‘‘Type of Age Out,’’ ‘‘Sponsor Category,’’ ‘‘Next Immigration Hearing,’’ ‘‘Granted PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Voluntary Discharge Date,’’ ‘‘Parent/ Legal Guardian Separation,’’ ‘‘Is this a MPP Case,’’ ‘‘UAC Parent Name,’’ ‘‘Program Type.’’ c. The ‘‘Local Law Enforcement’’ and ‘‘DHS Family Shelter’’ fields were replaced with the ‘‘Governmental Agency’’ and ‘‘Name of Government Agency’’ fields. d. The following fields were added, but are not visible on version of the instrument sent to stakeholders: i. ‘‘Discharge Delay,’’ ‘‘DHS Age Out Plan,’’ ‘‘Referral to Services in COO,’’ ‘‘Completed Referral Services COO?,’’ ‘‘Date Travel Document Requested,’’ ‘‘Date of Issuance of Travel Document.’’ ii. All fields in the ‘‘Transportation Details’’ section 3. ORR Release Notification—Notice to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Chief Counsel— Release of Unaccompanied Alien Child to Sponsor and Request to Change Address (Form R–3): This instrument is used by care provider facilities to notify ICE Chief Counsel of the release of a UAC and request a change of address. The instrument was reformatted. No changes were made to the content. 4. Release Request (Form R–4): This instrument is used by care provider facilities, ORR contractor staff, and ORR federal staff, to process recommendations and decisions for release of a UAC from ORR custody. ORR made the following revisions: a. The instrument was reformatted and the titles of some fields were reworded. b. Several fields containing biographical information for the UAC were removed from the top of the instrument. c. The ‘‘Provide details on relationship including official documentation’’ text box was removed because that information is easily accessible elsewhere in UAC Path. E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 36 (Thursday, February 25, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11535-11536]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-03861]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Submission for OMB Review; Refugee Assistance Program Estimates: 
CMA--ORR-1

AGENCY: Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and 
Families, HHS.

ACTION: Request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for 
Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human 
Services (HHS) is requesting a 1-year extension of the form ORR-1, Cash 
and Medical Assistance (CMA) Program Estimates (OMB #0970-0030, 
expiration 2/28/2021). There are no changes requested to the form or 
instructions.

DATES: Comments due within 30 days of publication. OMB must make a 
decision about 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 within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular 
information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--
Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Description: The ORR-1, CMA Program Estimates, is the application 
for

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grants under the CMA program. The application is required by ORR 
program regulations at 45 CFR 400.11(b). The regulation specifies that 
states must submit, as their application for this program, estimates of 
the projected costs they anticipate incurring in providing cash and 
medical assistance for eligible recipients and the costs of 
administering the program. Under the CMA program, states are reimbursed 
for the costs of providing these services and benefits for 8 months 
after an eligible recipient arrives in this country. The eligible 
recipients for these services and benefits are refugees, Amerasians, 
Cuban and Haitian Entrants, asylees, Afghans and Iraqi with Special 
Immigrant Visas, and victims of a severe form of trafficking. States 
that provide services for unaccompanied refugee minors also provide an 
estimate for the cost of these services for the year for which they are 
applying for grants.
    Respondents: State agencies, the District of Columbia, and 
Replacement Designees under 45 CFR 400.301(c) administering or 
supervising the administration of programs under Title IV of the Act.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                               Total number of   Average burden
                 Instrument                   Total number of   responses per      hours per      Total/ annual
                                                respondents       respondent        response       burden hours
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ORR-1, Cash and Medical Assistance Program                57                1              0.6               34
 Estimates..................................
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 34.

(Authority: 8 U.S.C. 412(a)(4))

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-03861 Filed 2-24-21; 8:45 am]
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