Proposed Information Collection Activity; Services Provided to Unaccompanied Alien Children (0970-0553), 11537-11541 [2021-03897]

Download as PDF 11537 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 36 / Thursday, February 25, 2021 / Notices d. Several fields related to release dates and immigration court appearance were removed because they are easily accessible elsewhere in UAC Path. e. A new section called ‘‘Release Request Routing’’ was added to facilitate automated notification of pending releases within UAC Path. Some fields in this section are auto-populated. f. A new ‘‘Child Advocates’’ section was added, containing two fields. g. A new ‘‘Medical’’ section was added to facilitate automated notification to the ORR medical coordinator, when applicable. The section contains two fields. h. A new ‘‘Legal’’ section was added. All fields in this section are autopopulated with the exception of the comments field. i. A new ‘‘Program Information’’ section was added to capture relevant details when a UAC is being release to a program/entity. j. In the ‘‘Case Manager Recommendation’’ section, a couple of auto-populated date fields were added. 5. Safety and Well-Being Call (Form R–6): This instrument is used by care provider facilities to document the outcome of calls made to UAC and their sponsors after release to ensure the child is safe and refer the sponsor to additional resources as needed. Currently, case managers document responses from the sponsor and UAC interview questions (required per ORR procedures) in their case management notes. ORR expanded this instrument to include the information currently captured in case management notes, in addition to the information captured in the current version of the Safety and Well-Being Follow-Up Call Report. The average burden minutes per response was increased from 30 to 45 minutes. Respondents: ORR grantee and contractor staff; and released children and sponsors. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Annual number of respondents Instrument Annual number of responses per respondent Average burden minutes per response Annual total burden hours Verification of Release (Form R–1) ................................................................. Discharge Notification (Form R–2) .................................................................. ORR Release Notification—ORR Notification to ICE Chief Counsel Release of UAC to Sponsor and Request to Change Address (Form R–3) ............. Release Request (Form R–4)—Grantee Case Managers .............................. Release Request (Form R–4)- Contractor Case Coordinators ....................... Safety and Well-Being Call (R–6) .................................................................... 216 216 253 290 10 10 9,108 10,440 216 216 170 216 270 254 321 253 5 25 20 45 4,860 22,860 18,190 40,986 Estimated Annual Burden Hours Total ..................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ 106,444 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: 6 U.S.C. 279; 8 U.S.C. 1232; Flores v. Reno Settlement Agreement, No. CV85–4544–RJK (C.D. Cal. 1996). Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–03898 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; Sponsor Review Procedures for Unaccompanied Alien Children (OMB #0970–0278); Correction Office of Refugee Resettlement, Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice; withdrawal. The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) published a document requesting public comment on proposed changes to its Family Reunification Application (also referred to as Sponsor Verification Application) and Sponsor Care Agreement. ORR is no longer pursuing changes to these forms and, therefore, withdraws its request for public comment. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Toby Biswas, Esq., 202–401–9246; UACPolicy@acf.hhs.gov. The ORR published the document in the Federal SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Feb 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Register on January 5, 2021, at 86 FR 308. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–04030 Filed 2–23–21; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4184–45–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Services Provided to Unaccompanied Alien Children (0970– 0553) Office of Refugee Resettlement; Administration for Children and Families; Department of Health and Human Services. AGENCY: ACTION: Request for public comment. 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) SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1 11538 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 36 / Thursday, February 25, 2021 / Notices Program to provide services to UAC as required by statute and ORR policy. DATES: Comments due within 60 days of publication. In compliance with the requirements 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 (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 revised 11 instruments currently approved under OMB #0970–0553 and plans to add 11 new instruments to this collection. All instruments will be incorporated into ORR’s new case management system, UAC Path. In addition, ORR plans to remove one currently approved instrument from this collection. 1. Sponsor Assessment (Form S–5): This instrument is used by case managers to document their assessment of the suitability of a potential sponsor to provide for the safety and well-being of a UAC. ORR reformatted and reorganized the instrument and reworded some of the fields. In addition, ORR made the following revisions: Æ In the ‘‘Sponsor Basic Information’’ section, added the field ‘‘Relationship to UAC’’. Æ In the ‘‘Family Relationships’’ section, added the field ‘‘Home Address’’ and removed the field ‘‘Are you married to your partner?’’ Æ In the ‘‘Household Composition’’ section, removed the field ‘‘Valid Identity Document Received’’. Æ In the ‘‘Previous Sponsorship’’ section, removed the field ‘‘How many children did you sponsor?’’ and added the following fields: ‘‘What contact do you still have with the child?’’, What is the child’s current legal status?’’, and ‘‘HHM/AACG Name’’. Æ In the ‘‘Proof of Identity’’ section, removed the following fields: ‘‘Sponsor’s identity is verified’’, ‘‘Household member’s identity is verified’’, ‘‘Adult Caregiver’s identity is verified’’, and ‘‘Additional information on identity’’. Æ In the ‘‘Proof of Immigration Status or U.S. Citizenship’’ section, added the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Feb 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 following fields: ‘‘Proof of Immigration Document Type’’, ‘‘Expiration Date’’, ‘‘Date Documents Issued’’, and ‘‘Verified by Government Agency or Consulate’’. Æ In the ‘‘Proof of Address’’ section, added the field ‘‘Alternate Phone’’ and removed the following fields: ‘‘Work Phone’’, ‘‘Fax’’, ‘‘Describe the area/ neighborhood where you reside’’, ‘‘Do you receive your mail at a different address?’’, ‘‘If yes, what is the address that you use to receive mail?’’, and ‘‘Resided at Address Within Past 5 Years’’. Æ In the ‘‘Proof of Financial Stability’’ section, added the following fields: ‘‘List Proof of Financial Stability documents provided’’, ‘‘Proof of Financial Stability Document Type’’, and ‘‘Date Document Issued’’. Æ In the ‘‘Care Plan’’ section, added the fields ‘‘Are you aware of any mental health conditions of the UAC which will need treatment?’’ and ‘‘Explain how you plan to supervise and ensure the safety of the UAC’’ and removed eight other fields. Æ Removed the ‘‘Safety Plan’’ section. Æ In the ‘‘Supervision Plan’’ section, removed the fields ‘‘SSN/A No.’’ and ‘‘Explain how you plan to supervise the minor’’. Æ In the ‘‘Alternate Adult Caregiver Plan’’ section, removed the field ‘‘SSN/ A No.’’. Æ In the ‘‘Self-Disclosed Criminal History’’ section, added the fields ‘‘Conviction’’ and ‘‘List any child abuse and neglect history’’ and removed six other fields. Æ In the ‘‘Sponsor’s Knowledge of UAC Journey and Apprehension’’ section, added the field ‘‘If there is a debt still owed for the UAC’s journey, please explain’’. Æ In the ‘‘Human Trafficking’’ section, added the fields ‘‘If you have travelled back to your country of origin since your arrival in the U.S., please explain’’ and ‘‘Were you ever restricted from quitting or leaving the work?’’ and removed 16 other fields. 2. Home Study Assessment (formerly titled Home Study Report) (Form S–6): This instrument is used by home study providers to document their assessment of a potential sponsor after performing a home site visit. ORR reformatted and reorganized the instrument and reworded some of the fields. In addition, ORR made the following revisions: Æ In the ‘‘UAC Background’’ section, removed the question related to the UAC’s understanding of certain U.S. laws. Questions about how sponsor disciplines children and whether UAC would feel safe living with sponsor were replaced with a single question asking if PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the UAC has any concerns about living with sponsor. Æ In the ‘‘Sponsor’s Motivation and Relationship to UAC’’ section, replaced the question on the location of the sponsor’s family members in the U.S. and their relationship to the UAC with a question asking if the sponsor has a family support system in the U.S. and whether they can provide assistance. Æ In the ‘‘Household Members’’ section, removed fields related to background checks because this information is documented by case managers elsewhere in UAC Path. Æ In the ‘‘Summary’’ section, removed the risk factors and protective factors table. 3. Adult Contact Profile (formerly titled New Sponsor) (Form S–7): The purpose of this instrument has been expanded; it now acts as a hub where users can access all records related to a sponsor, adult household member, or alternate adult caregiver. The average burden minutes per response was increased from 20 to 45 minutes. In addition, ORR made the following revisions: Æ Replaced the ‘‘UAC Basic Information’’ section with the ‘‘Associated UACs’’ table. Æ Removed the following fields: ‘‘SSN’’, Country of Residency’’, ‘‘Query ID’’, ‘‘Does anyone in the Household have a Serious Contagious Disease?’’, and ‘‘Do any of the Occupants Have Criminal Convictions or Charges, Other Than Minor Traffic Violations?’’. Æ Added the following fields: ‘‘AKA’’, ‘‘Current Age’’, ‘‘Primary Language Spoken’’, ‘‘Other Spoken Languages’’, ‘‘Additional Cultural Information’’, and ‘‘Legacy Address’’. Æ Replaced the fields related to address and address flags with the ‘‘Address History’’ section. Æ Moved the information from the ‘‘Affidavits of Support’’ table to the Sponsor Assessment. 4. Initial Intakes Assessment (Form S– 8): This instrument is used by care providers to screen UAC for trafficking or other safety concerns, special needs, danger to self and others, medical conditions, and mental health concerns. ORR reformatted and reorganized the instrument and reworded some of the fields. The average burden minutes per response was increased from 15 to 20 minutes. In addition, ORR made the following revisions: Æ In the ‘‘Information’’ section, removed the field ‘‘Date of departure from home country’’ and added the following fields: ‘‘City of Birth’’, ‘‘Neighborhood of Birth’’, ‘‘Religious Affiliation’’, ‘‘Other Languages Spoken’’, E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 36 / Thursday, February 25, 2021 / Notices ‘‘Who did UAC live with before placement?’’ Æ Replaced the ‘‘Family Information’’ section with the ‘‘Family and Friends’’ and ‘‘Adult Contact Relationships’’ sections. Æ Added new ‘‘Significant Information’’ section, containing six fields. Æ In the ‘‘Medical’’ section, replaced or reworded most fields and expanded the fields related to allergies into multiple fields. Æ Added a new ‘‘Medication Overview’’ section, containing three fields. Æ Revised the available fields in the ‘‘Observable or Reported Medical Concerns’’ section. Æ Reduced the number of fields in the ‘‘Mental Health’’ section to three. 5. Assessment for Risk (Form S–9): This instrument is an assessment administered by care providers to reduce the risk that a child or youth is sexually abused or abuses someone else while in ORR custody. ORR reformatted and reorganized the instrument and changed reworded some of the fields. In addition, ORR added several fields related to the UAC’s sexual history and two fields on mental and physical disability and illness. The average burden minutes per response was increased from 30 to 45 minutes. 6. UAC Assessment (Form S–11): This instrument is an in-depth assessment used by care providers to document information about the UAC that is used to inform provision of services (e.g., case management, legal, education, medical, mental health, home studies), screen for trafficking or other safety concerns, and identify special needs. ORR reformatted and reorganized the instrument and reworded some of the fields. The average burden minutes per response was increased from 45 minutes to 2 hours. In addition, ORR made the following revisions: Æ Added a new ‘‘Age-determination or Identity Concern’’ section, containing 11 fields. Æ In the ‘‘Additional UAC Information’’ section, added the following fields: ‘‘City of Birth’’, ‘‘Who did UAC live before placement’’, ‘‘Neighborhood of Birth’’, and ‘‘Other additional information’’. Æ In the ‘‘Family and Friends’’ section, removed ‘‘Has family in Country of Origin?’’, ‘‘Has Family in the US?’’ fields. Replaced ‘‘Family in Country of Origin’’ and ‘‘Family and Friends in the U.S.’’ tables with a ‘‘Family and Friends’’ table. Added ‘‘Separated from Parents/Legal Guardian?’’ and ‘‘Migrant Protection Protocol case?’’ fields. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Feb 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 Æ Removed the ‘‘Medical History’’ and ‘‘Medication Table’’ from the ‘‘Medical’’ section and added the field ‘‘Health care needs are being addressed’’. Æ Moved fields in the ‘‘Legal’’ section to the UAC Profile and UAC Legal Information instruments found in other ORR information collections. Æ Removed all fields from the ‘‘Criminal’’ section and replaced them with three new fields and an area to provide details on any criminal charges (nine fields). Æ Removed the ‘‘Mental Health/ Behavior’’ section because that information is available in the mental health area of UAC Path. Æ In the ‘‘Sponsor Information’’ section, replaced the table with the ‘‘Adult Contact Relationship’’ table and added a section that displays ‘‘Previous Sponsor Applications’’. Æ Added a ‘‘Documents’’ section in which documents directly related to case management may be uploaded. Æ In the ‘‘Certification’’ section, created separate areas for both the clinician and case manager to certify that all required sections of the instruments are complete and accurate and added ‘‘Translator Name’’ and ‘‘Language’’ fields. 7. UAC Case Review (Form S–12): This instrument is used by care providers to document new information obtained after completion of the UAC Assessment. ORR reformatted and reorganized the instrument and reworded some of the fields. The average burden minutes per response was increased from 30 minutes to 2 hours. In addition, ORR made the following revisions: Æ Added a new ‘‘Age-determination or Identity Concern’’ section, containing 11 fields. Æ Created a new ‘‘Additional UAC Information’’ section and added the following fields: ‘‘UAC Case Review Type’’, ‘‘Who did UAC live with before placement?’’, ‘‘City of Birth’’, ‘‘Religious Affiliation’’, ‘‘Neighborhood of Birth’’, ‘‘Separated from Parents/Legal Guardian?’’, and ‘‘Parent Separation Case Updates’’. Æ In the ‘‘Medical’’ section, added a new ‘‘Health care needs are being addressed’’ field and a table of ‘‘Existing Mental Health Diagnoses’’ that is autopopulated from information entered into the mental health area of UAC Path. Æ Removed the ‘‘Medical History’’ and ‘‘Medication Table’’ from the ‘‘Medical’’ section. Æ In the ‘‘Mental Health’’ section, removed the fields under ‘‘Psychological Evaluation’’ and added PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11539 the following fields: ‘‘Date Completed’’, ‘‘Date of Evaluation’’, and ‘‘Evaluator’’. Æ Added a new ‘‘Case Plan’’ section, containing seven fields. Æ Moved fields in the ‘‘Legal’’ section to the UAC Profile and UAC Legal Information instruments found in other ORR information collections. Æ In the ‘‘Sponsor Information’’ section, replaced the table with the ‘‘Adult Contact Relationship’’ table and added a section that displays ‘‘Previous Sponsor Applications’’. Æ Added a new ‘‘Criminal’’ section (three fields) and an area to provide details on any criminal charges (nine fields). Æ Added a ‘‘Documents’’ section in which documents directly related to case management may be uploaded. Æ Removed the ‘‘Recommendations’’ and ‘‘Care Plan’’ sections. Æ In the ‘‘Certification’’ section, created separate areas for both the clinician and case manager to certify that all required sections of the instruments are complete and accurate and added ‘‘Translator Name’’ and ‘‘Language’’ fields. 8. Individual Service Plan (Form S– 13): This instrument is used by care providers to document all services provided to the UAC. ORR revised the formatting and reworded some of the fields. In addition, ORR added the following fields: ‘‘Contract Number’’, ‘‘Individual Service Plan’’, ‘‘Entity Name’’, ‘‘Notes’’, ‘‘List Team Members who Contributed to ISP’’, ‘‘Translator Name’’, and ‘‘Language’’. In addition, ORR added an area where documents directly related to the service plan may be uploaded. The average burden minutes per response was increased from 15 to 20 minutes. 9. Long Term Foster Care Travel Request (Form S–14): This instrument is used by long term foster care providers to request ORR approval for a UAC to travel with their foster family outside of the local community. ORR revised the formatting and reworded some of the fields. In addition, ORR added the following fields: ‘‘Status’’, ‘‘Transportation Notes’’, ‘‘Policy #’’, ‘‘Remand for Further Information’’, and ‘‘ORR Decision’’. The average burden minutes per response was increased from 15 to 20 minutes. 10. Child Advocate Recommendation and Appointment (Form S–15): This instrument is used by care providers and other stakeholders to recommend appointment of a child advocate for a UAC. The child advocate contractor then enters whether a child advocate is available and ORR approves the appointment. ORR reformatted and reorganized the instrument and E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1 11540 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 36 / Thursday, February 25, 2021 / Notices reworded some of the fields. No changes were made to the content. 11. 30 Day Restrictive Placement Case Review (formerly titled Summary Notes: Thirty Day Restrictive Placement Case Review) (Form S–16): This instrument is used by care providers to document their 30-day review for UAC in placed in a restrictive setting. ORR revised the formatting and added the following fields: ‘‘Out-of-Network RTC Provider’’, ‘‘Case Manager Name’’, ‘‘Case Coordinator Name’’, ‘‘FFS Name’’, ‘‘Name and Title’’, and ‘‘Date’’. 12. Admission (Form S–18): This instrument is used by ORR grantee case managers and clinicians to document the UAC’s initial needs, functioning, and history. Other instruments are also accessible from within the Admission instrument, such as transfer requests, travel requests, and various child assessments. This is a new instrument that ORR plans to add to this collection. 13. Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS) Referral (Form S–19): This instrument is used by ORR grantee case managers to refer a UAC for a home study and/or post-release services. This is a new instrument that ORR plans to add to this collection. 14. UAC Authorized/Restricted Call List and Call Log (Form S–20): This instrument is used by case managers to create a list of authorized and restricted contacts to ensure safe communication for the UAC and document the details of phone calls made by a UAC. This is a new instrument that ORR plans to add to this collection. 15. Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS) Primary Provider Entity (Form S–21A): This instrument is used by grantee HS/PRS providers to add identifying information about their organization into the UAC Path system. Each organization only needs to be created once. Field values may be updated as often as needed. This is a new instrument that ORR plans to add to this collection. 16. Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS) Subcontractor Entity (Form S– 21B): Entity record. Each organization only needs to be created once. Field values may be updated as often as needed. This is a new instrument that ORR plans to add to this collection. 17. Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS) Primary Provider Profile (Form S–21C): This instrument is used by HS/PRS providers to add identifying information about caseworkers employed by their organization. Each organization only needs to be created once. Field values may be updated as often as needed. This is a new instrument that ORR plans to add to this collection. 18. Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS) Subcontractor Profile (Form S–21D): This instrument is used by HS/ PRS providers to add identifying information about caseworkers employed their sub-grantee organizations. Each organization only needs to be created once. Field values may be updated as often as needed. This is a new instrument that ORR plans to add to this collection. 19. Post-Release Service (PRS) Event (Form S–22): This instrument is used by post-release service caseworkers to document referrals made and services provided at critical junctures of service provision, such as 14 day, 6 month, 12 month, and closure. The instrument contains auto-populated sponsor information and areas to document information about the HS/PRS provider, reason for referral, the minor’s placement and safety status, and services areas addressed. This is a new instrument that ORR plans to add to this collection. 20. Case Manager Call Log and Case Notes (Form S–23): This instrument is used by case managers to log any contact (in-person, phone, video, social media, or mail) they make in relation to the UAC’s case, including any related notes. This is a new instrument that ORR plans to add to this collection. 21. Sponsor Application (Form S–24): This instrument is used by care providers to document certain information and milestones in the sponsor application process. This is a new instrument that ORR plans to add to this collection. 22. Ohio Youth Assessment System (OYAS) Reentry Tool: No changes were made to this instrument. 23. UAC Case Status: ORR is discontinuing this instrument. Respondents: ORR grantee and contractor staff; UAC; sponsors; and child advocates. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Sponsor Assessment (Form S–5) ................................................................... Home Study Assessment (Form S–6) ............................................................. Adult Contact Profile (Form S–7) .................................................................... Initial Intakes Assessment (Form S–8) ............................................................ Assessment for Risk (Form S–9) .................................................................... UAC Assessment (Form S–11) ....................................................................... UAC Case Review (Form S–12) ..................................................................... Individual Service Plan (Form S–13) ............................................................... Long Term Foster Care Travel Request (Form S–14) .................................... Child Advocate Recommendation and Appointment (Form S–15) ................. Thirty Day Restrictive Placement Case Review (Form S–16) ........................ Admission (Form S–18) ................................................................................... Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS) Referral (Form S–19) ............. UAC Authorized/Restricted Call List and Call Log (Form S–20) .................... Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS) Primary Provider Entity (Form S–21A) ......................................................................................................... Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS) Subcontractor Entity (Form S–21B) ......................................................................................................... Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS) Primary Provider Profile (Form S–21C) .............................................................................................. Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS) Subcontractor Profile (Form S–21D) ......................................................................................................... Post-Release Service (PRS) Event (Form S–22) ........................................... Case Manager Call Log and Case Notes (Form S–23) .................................. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Feb 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Annual number of responses per respondent Annual number of respondents Information collection title Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Average burden minutes per response Annual total burden hours 216 60 216 216 216 216 216 216 30 216 15 216 216 216 265 81 1,324 278 556 278 556 694 8 5 67 278 68 6,981 60 45 45 20 45 120 120 20 20 15 45 20 20 5 57,240 3,645 214,488 20,016 90,072 120,096 240,192 49,968 80 270 754 20,016 4,896 125,658 9 1 5 1 51 1 5 4 9 13 5 10 51 60 216 13 968 8,426 5 60 5 55 58,080 151,668 E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1 11541 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 36 / Thursday, February 25, 2021 / Notices ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES—Continued Annual number of responses per respondent Annual number of respondents Information collection title Average burden minutes per response Annual total burden hours Sponsor Application (Form S–24) ................................................................... Ohio Youth Assessment System (OYAS) Reentry Tool ................................. 216 15 265 101 60 75 57,240 1,894 Estimated Annual Burden Hours Total ..................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ 1,216,343 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: 6 U.S.C. 279; 8 U.S.C. 1232; Flores v. Reno Settlement Agreement, No. CV85–4544–RJK (C.D. Cal. 1996). Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–03897 Filed 2–24–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–45–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Community Living [OMB No. 0985–New] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; State Performance Report Administration for Community Living, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is announcing an opportunity for the public to comment on the proposed collection of information listed above. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), Federal agencies are required to publish a notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Feb 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the new information collection requirements relating to the State Performance Report. DATES: Comments on the collection of information must be submitted electronically by 11:59 p.m. (EST) or postmarked by April 26, 2021. ADDRESSES: Submit electronic comments on the collection of information to: Susan.Jenkins@ acl.hhs.gov. Submit written comments on the collection of information to Administration for Community Living, Washington, DC 20201, Attention: Susan Jenkins. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Jenkins, Administration for Community Living, Washington, DC 20201, by email at Susan.Jenkins@ acl.hhs.gov or by telephone at 202–795– 7369. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. ‘‘Collection of information’’ is defined under the PRA and includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. PRA section (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) requires Federal agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, ACL is publishing a notice of the proposed collection of information set forth in this document. The currently approved SPR under 0985–0008 will expire in FY 2022, which is the final reporting year for the currently approved OMB control number (0985–0008). In order to comply with requirements under the PRA it is necessary to place this ‘‘new SPR’’ IC under a new OMB control number while keeping the currently approved SPR PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 under 0985–0008 active for remaining reporting in FY 2022. With respect to the following collection of information, ACL invites comments on our burden estimates or any other aspect of this collection of information, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of ACL’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of ACL’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used to determine burden estimates; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. The purpose of this data collection is to fulfill requirements of the Older Americans Act and the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act (GPRA Modernization Act) of 2010 and related program performance activities. Section 202(a)(16) of the OAA requires the collection of statistical data regarding the programs and activities carried out with funds provided under the OAA and Section 207(a) directs the Assistant Secretary on Aging to prepare and submit a report to the President and Congress based on those data. Section 202(f) directs the Assistant Secretary to develop a set of performance outcome measures for planning, managing, and evaluating activities performed and services provided under the OAA. Requirements pertaining to the measurement and evaluation of the impact of all programs authorized by the OAA are described in section 206(a). The State Performance Report is one source of data used to develop and report performance outcome measures and measure program effectiveness in achieving the stated goals of the OAA. The Administration on Aging (now within the Administration for E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Services Provided to 
Unaccompanied Alien Children (0970-0553)

AGENCY: Office of Refugee Resettlement; Administration for Children and 
Families; Department of Health and Human Services.

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 inviting public comments on revisions to an approved 
information collection. The request consists of several forms that 
allow the Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC)

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Program to provide services to UAC as required by statute and ORR 
policy.

DATES: Comments due within 60 days of publication. In compliance with 
the requirements 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: ORR revised 11 instruments currently approved under 
OMB #0970-0553 and plans to add 11 new instruments to this collection. 
All instruments will be incorporated into ORR's new case management 
system, UAC Path. In addition, ORR plans to remove one currently 
approved instrument from this collection.
    1. Sponsor Assessment (Form S-5): This instrument is used by case 
managers to document their assessment of the suitability of a potential 
sponsor to provide for the safety and well-being of a UAC. ORR 
reformatted and reorganized the instrument and reworded some of the 
fields. In addition, ORR made the following revisions:
    [cir] In the ``Sponsor Basic Information'' section, added the field 
``Relationship to UAC''.
    [cir] In the ``Family Relationships'' section, added the field 
``Home Address'' and removed the field ``Are you married to your 
partner?''
    [cir] In the ``Household Composition'' section, removed the field 
``Valid Identity Document Received''.
    [cir] In the ``Previous Sponsorship'' section, removed the field 
``How many children did you sponsor?'' and added the following fields: 
``What contact do you still have with the child?'', What is the child's 
current legal status?'', and ``HHM/AACG Name''.
    [cir] In the ``Proof of Identity'' section, removed the following 
fields: ``Sponsor's identity is verified'', ``Household member's 
identity is verified'', ``Adult Caregiver's identity is verified'', and 
``Additional information on identity''.
    [cir] In the ``Proof of Immigration Status or U.S. Citizenship'' 
section, added the following fields: ``Proof of Immigration Document 
Type'', ``Expiration Date'', ``Date Documents Issued'', and ``Verified 
by Government Agency or Consulate''.
    [cir] In the ``Proof of Address'' section, added the field 
``Alternate Phone'' and removed the following fields: ``Work Phone'', 
``Fax'', ``Describe the area/neighborhood where you reside'', ``Do you 
receive your mail at a different address?'', ``If yes, what is the 
address that you use to receive mail?'', and ``Resided at Address 
Within Past 5 Years''.
    [cir] In the ``Proof of Financial Stability'' section, added the 
following fields: ``List Proof of Financial Stability documents 
provided'', ``Proof of Financial Stability Document Type'', and ``Date 
Document Issued''.
    [cir] In the ``Care Plan'' section, added the fields ``Are you 
aware of any mental health conditions of the UAC which will need 
treatment?'' and ``Explain how you plan to supervise and ensure the 
safety of the UAC'' and removed eight other fields.
    [cir] Removed the ``Safety Plan'' section.
    [cir] In the ``Supervision Plan'' section, removed the fields 
``SSN/A No.'' and ``Explain how you plan to supervise the minor''.
    [cir] In the ``Alternate Adult Caregiver Plan'' section, removed 
the field ``SSN/A No.''.
    [cir] In the ``Self-Disclosed Criminal History'' section, added the 
fields ``Conviction'' and ``List any child abuse and neglect history'' 
and removed six other fields.
    [cir] In the ``Sponsor's Knowledge of UAC Journey and 
Apprehension'' section, added the field ``If there is a debt still owed 
for the UAC's journey, please explain''.
    [cir] In the ``Human Trafficking'' section, added the fields ``If 
you have travelled back to your country of origin since your arrival in 
the U.S., please explain'' and ``Were you ever restricted from quitting 
or leaving the work?'' and removed 16 other fields.
    2. Home Study Assessment (formerly titled Home Study Report) (Form 
S-6): This instrument is used by home study providers to document their 
assessment of a potential sponsor after performing a home site visit. 
ORR reformatted and reorganized the instrument and reworded some of the 
fields. In addition, ORR made the following revisions:
    [cir] In the ``UAC Background'' section, removed the question 
related to the UAC's understanding of certain U.S. laws. Questions 
about how sponsor disciplines children and whether UAC would feel safe 
living with sponsor were replaced with a single question asking if the 
UAC has any concerns about living with sponsor.
    [cir] In the ``Sponsor's Motivation and Relationship to UAC'' 
section, replaced the question on the location of the sponsor's family 
members in the U.S. and their relationship to the UAC with a question 
asking if the sponsor has a family support system in the U.S. and 
whether they can provide assistance.
    [cir] In the ``Household Members'' section, removed fields related 
to background checks because this information is documented by case 
managers elsewhere in UAC Path.
    [cir] In the ``Summary'' section, removed the risk factors and 
protective factors table.
    3. Adult Contact Profile (formerly titled New Sponsor) (Form S-7): 
The purpose of this instrument has been expanded; it now acts as a hub 
where users can access all records related to a sponsor, adult 
household member, or alternate adult caregiver. The average burden 
minutes per response was increased from 20 to 45 minutes. In addition, 
ORR made the following revisions:
    [cir] Replaced the ``UAC Basic Information'' section with the 
``Associated UACs'' table.
    [cir] Removed the following fields: ``SSN'', Country of 
Residency'', ``Query ID'', ``Does anyone in the Household have a 
Serious Contagious Disease?'', and ``Do any of the Occupants Have 
Criminal Convictions or Charges, Other Than Minor Traffic 
Violations?''.
    [cir] Added the following fields: ``AKA'', ``Current Age'', 
``Primary Language Spoken'', ``Other Spoken Languages'', ``Additional 
Cultural Information'', and ``Legacy Address''.
    [cir] Replaced the fields related to address and address flags with 
the ``Address History'' section.
    [cir] Moved the information from the ``Affidavits of Support'' 
table to the Sponsor Assessment.
    4. Initial Intakes Assessment (Form S-8): This instrument is used 
by care providers to screen UAC for trafficking or other safety 
concerns, special needs, danger to self and others, medical conditions, 
and mental health concerns. ORR reformatted and reorganized the 
instrument and reworded some of the fields. The average burden minutes 
per response was increased from 15 to 20 minutes. In addition, ORR made 
the following revisions:
    [cir] In the ``Information'' section, removed the field ``Date of 
departure from home country'' and added the following fields: ``City of 
Birth'', ``Neighborhood of Birth'', ``Religious Affiliation'', ``Other 
Languages Spoken'',

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``Who did UAC live with before placement?''
    [cir] Replaced the ``Family Information'' section with the ``Family 
and Friends'' and ``Adult Contact Relationships'' sections.
    [cir] Added new ``Significant Information'' section, containing six 
fields.
    [cir] In the ``Medical'' section, replaced or reworded most fields 
and expanded the fields related to allergies into multiple fields.
    [cir] Added a new ``Medication Overview'' section, containing three 
fields.
    [cir] Revised the available fields in the ``Observable or Reported 
Medical Concerns'' section.
    [cir] Reduced the number of fields in the ``Mental Health'' section 
to three.
    5. Assessment for Risk (Form S-9): This instrument is an assessment 
administered by care providers to reduce the risk that a child or youth 
is sexually abused or abuses someone else while in ORR custody. ORR 
reformatted and reorganized the instrument and changed reworded some of 
the fields. In addition, ORR added several fields related to the UAC's 
sexual history and two fields on mental and physical disability and 
illness. The average burden minutes per response was increased from 30 
to 45 minutes.
    6. UAC Assessment (Form S-11): This instrument is an in-depth 
assessment used by care providers to document information about the UAC 
that is used to inform provision of services (e.g., case management, 
legal, education, medical, mental health, home studies), screen for 
trafficking or other safety concerns, and identify special needs. ORR 
reformatted and reorganized the instrument and reworded some of the 
fields. The average burden minutes per response was increased from 45 
minutes to 2 hours. In addition, ORR made the following revisions:
    [cir] Added a new ``Age-determination or Identity Concern'' 
section, containing 11 fields.
    [cir] In the ``Additional UAC Information'' section, added the 
following fields: ``City of Birth'', ``Who did UAC live before 
placement'', ``Neighborhood of Birth'', and ``Other additional 
information''.
    [cir] In the ``Family and Friends'' section, removed ``Has family 
in Country of Origin?'', ``Has Family in the US?'' fields. Replaced 
``Family in Country of Origin'' and ``Family and Friends in the U.S.'' 
tables with a ``Family and Friends'' table. Added ``Separated from 
Parents/Legal Guardian?'' and ``Migrant Protection Protocol case?'' 
fields.
    [cir] Removed the ``Medical History'' and ``Medication Table'' from 
the ``Medical'' section and added the field ``Health care needs are 
being addressed''.
    [cir] Moved fields in the ``Legal'' section to the UAC Profile and 
UAC Legal Information instruments found in other ORR information 
collections.
    [cir] Removed all fields from the ``Criminal'' section and replaced 
them with three new fields and an area to provide details on any 
criminal charges (nine fields).
    [cir] Removed the ``Mental Health/Behavior'' section because that 
information is available in the mental health area of UAC Path.
    [cir] In the ``Sponsor Information'' section, replaced the table 
with the ``Adult Contact Relationship'' table and added a section that 
displays ``Previous Sponsor Applications''.
    [cir] Added a ``Documents'' section in which documents directly 
related to case management may be uploaded.
    [cir] In the ``Certification'' section, created separate areas for 
both the clinician and case manager to certify that all required 
sections of the instruments are complete and accurate and added 
``Translator Name'' and ``Language'' fields.
    7. UAC Case Review (Form S-12): This instrument is used by care 
providers to document new information obtained after completion of the 
UAC Assessment. ORR reformatted and reorganized the instrument and 
reworded some of the fields. The average burden minutes per response 
was increased from 30 minutes to 2 hours. In addition, ORR made the 
following revisions:
    [cir] Added a new ``Age-determination or Identity Concern'' 
section, containing 11 fields.
    [cir] Created a new ``Additional UAC Information'' section and 
added the following fields: ``UAC Case Review Type'', ``Who did UAC 
live with before placement?'', ``City of Birth'', ``Religious 
Affiliation'', ``Neighborhood of Birth'', ``Separated from Parents/
Legal Guardian?'', and ``Parent Separation Case Updates''.
    [cir] In the ``Medical'' section, added a new ``Health care needs 
are being addressed'' field and a table of ``Existing Mental Health 
Diagnoses'' that is auto-populated from information entered into the 
mental health area of UAC Path.
    [cir] Removed the ``Medical History'' and ``Medication Table'' from 
the ``Medical'' section.
    [cir] In the ``Mental Health'' section, removed the fields under 
``Psychological Evaluation'' and added the following fields: ``Date 
Completed'', ``Date of Evaluation'', and ``Evaluator''.
    [cir] Added a new ``Case Plan'' section, containing seven fields.
    [cir] Moved fields in the ``Legal'' section to the UAC Profile and 
UAC Legal Information instruments found in other ORR information 
collections.
    [cir] In the ``Sponsor Information'' section, replaced the table 
with the ``Adult Contact Relationship'' table and added a section that 
displays ``Previous Sponsor Applications''.
    [cir] Added a new ``Criminal'' section (three fields) and an area 
to provide details on any criminal charges (nine fields).
    [cir] Added a ``Documents'' section in which documents directly 
related to case management may be uploaded.
    [cir] Removed the ``Recommendations'' and ``Care Plan'' sections.
    [cir] In the ``Certification'' section, created separate areas for 
both the clinician and case manager to certify that all required 
sections of the instruments are complete and accurate and added 
``Translator Name'' and ``Language'' fields.
    8. Individual Service Plan (Form S-13): This instrument is used by 
care providers to document all services provided to the UAC. ORR 
revised the formatting and reworded some of the fields. In addition, 
ORR added the following fields: ``Contract Number'', ``Individual 
Service Plan'', ``Entity Name'', ``Notes'', ``List Team Members who 
Contributed to ISP'', ``Translator Name'', and ``Language''. In 
addition, ORR added an area where documents directly related to the 
service plan may be uploaded. The average burden minutes per response 
was increased from 15 to 20 minutes.
    9. Long Term Foster Care Travel Request (Form S-14): This 
instrument is used by long term foster care providers to request ORR 
approval for a UAC to travel with their foster family outside of the 
local community. ORR revised the formatting and reworded some of the 
fields. In addition, ORR added the following fields: ``Status'', 
``Transportation Notes'', ``Policy #'', ``Remand for Further 
Information'', and ``ORR Decision''. The average burden minutes per 
response was increased from 15 to 20 minutes.
    10. Child Advocate Recommendation and Appointment (Form S-15): This 
instrument is used by care providers and other stakeholders to 
recommend appointment of a child advocate for a UAC. The child advocate 
contractor then enters whether a child advocate is available and ORR 
approves the appointment. ORR reformatted and reorganized the 
instrument and

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reworded some of the fields. No changes were made to the content.
    11. 30 Day Restrictive Placement Case Review (formerly titled 
Summary Notes: Thirty Day Restrictive Placement Case Review) (Form S-
16): This instrument is used by care providers to document their 30-day 
review for UAC in placed in a restrictive setting. ORR revised the 
formatting and added the following fields: ``Out-of-Network RTC 
Provider'', ``Case Manager Name'', ``Case Coordinator Name'', ``FFS 
Name'', ``Name and Title'', and ``Date''.
    12. Admission (Form S-18): This instrument is used by ORR grantee 
case managers and clinicians to document the UAC's initial needs, 
functioning, and history. Other instruments are also accessible from 
within the Admission instrument, such as transfer requests, travel 
requests, and various child assessments. This is a new instrument that 
ORR plans to add to this collection.
    13. Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS) Referral (Form S-19): 
This instrument is used by ORR grantee case managers to refer a UAC for 
a home study and/or post-release services. This is a new instrument 
that ORR plans to add to this collection.
    14. UAC Authorized/Restricted Call List and Call Log (Form S-20): 
This instrument is used by case managers to create a list of authorized 
and restricted contacts to ensure safe communication for the UAC and 
document the details of phone calls made by a UAC. This is a new 
instrument that ORR plans to add to this collection.
    15. Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS) Primary Provider 
Entity (Form S-21A): This instrument is used by grantee HS/PRS 
providers to add identifying information about their organization into 
the UAC Path system. Each organization only needs to be created once. 
Field values may be updated as often as needed. This is a new 
instrument that ORR plans to add to this collection.
    16. Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS) Subcontractor Entity 
(Form S-21B): Entity record. Each organization only needs to be created 
once. Field values may be updated as often as needed. This is a new 
instrument that ORR plans to add to this collection.
    17. Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS) Primary Provider 
Profile (Form S-21C): This instrument is used by HS/PRS providers to 
add identifying information about caseworkers employed by their 
organization. Each organization only needs to be created once. Field 
values may be updated as often as needed. This is a new instrument that 
ORR plans to add to this collection.
    18. Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS) Subcontractor Profile 
(Form S-21D): This instrument is used by HS/PRS providers to add 
identifying information about caseworkers employed their sub-grantee 
organizations. Each organization only needs to be created once. Field 
values may be updated as often as needed. This is a new instrument that 
ORR plans to add to this collection.
    19. Post-Release Service (PRS) Event (Form S-22): This instrument 
is used by post-release service caseworkers to document referrals made 
and services provided at critical junctures of service provision, such 
as 14 day, 6 month, 12 month, and closure. The instrument contains 
auto-populated sponsor information and areas to document information 
about the HS/PRS provider, reason for referral, the minor's placement 
and safety status, and services areas addressed. This is a new 
instrument that ORR plans to add to this collection.
    20. Case Manager Call Log and Case Notes (Form S-23): This 
instrument is used by case managers to log any contact (in-person, 
phone, video, social media, or mail) they make in relation to the UAC's 
case, including any related notes. This is a new instrument that ORR 
plans to add to this collection.
    21. Sponsor Application (Form S-24): This instrument is used by 
care providers to document certain information and milestones in the 
sponsor application process. This is a new instrument that ORR plans to 
add to this collection.
    22. Ohio Youth Assessment System (OYAS) Reentry Tool: No changes 
were made to this instrument.
    23. UAC Case Status: ORR is discontinuing this instrument.
    Respondents: ORR grantee and contractor staff; UAC; sponsors; and 
child advocates.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                   Annual number  Average burden
          Information collection title             Annual number   of responses     minutes per    Annual total
                                                  of respondents  per respondent     response      burden hours
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Sponsor Assessment (Form S-5)...................             216             265              60          57,240
Home Study Assessment (Form S-6)................              60              81              45           3,645
Adult Contact Profile (Form S-7)................             216           1,324              45         214,488
Initial Intakes Assessment (Form S-8)...........             216             278              20          20,016
Assessment for Risk (Form S-9)..................             216             556              45          90,072
UAC Assessment (Form S-11)......................             216             278             120         120,096
UAC Case Review (Form S-12).....................             216             556             120         240,192
Individual Service Plan (Form S-13).............             216             694              20          49,968
Long Term Foster Care Travel Request (Form S-14)              30               8              20              80
Child Advocate Recommendation and Appointment                216               5              15             270
 (Form S-15)....................................
Thirty Day Restrictive Placement Case Review                  15              67              45             754
 (Form S-16)....................................
Admission (Form S-18)...........................             216             278              20          20,016
Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS)                     216              68              20           4,896
 Referral (Form S-19)...........................
UAC Authorized/Restricted Call List and Call Log             216           6,981               5         125,658
 (Form S-20)....................................
Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS) Primary               9               1               5               1
 Provider Entity (Form S-21A)...................
Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS)                      51               1               5               4
 Subcontractor Entity (Form S-21B)..............
Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS) Primary               9              13               5              10
 Provider Profile (Form S-21C)..................
Home Study/Post-Release Service (HS/PRS)                      51              13               5              55
 Subcontractor Profile (Form S-21D).............
Post-Release Service (PRS) Event (Form S-22)....              60             968              60          58,080
Case Manager Call Log and Case Notes (Form S-23)             216           8,426               5         151,668

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Sponsor Application (Form S-24).................             216             265              60          57,240
Ohio Youth Assessment System (OYAS) Reentry Tool              15             101              75           1,894
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    Estimated Annual Burden Hours Total.........  ..............  ..............  ..............       1,216,343
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    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: 6 U.S.C. 279; 8 U.S.C. 1232; Flores v. Reno Settlement 
Agreement, No. CV85-4544-RJK (C.D. Cal. 1996).

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-03897 Filed 2-24-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-45-P