Proposed Information Collection Activity; Child Support Enforcement Program Quarterly Financial Report (OCSE-396) and Quarterly Collection Report (OCSE-34) (OMB #0970-0181), 14756-14757 [2021-05630]

Download as PDF 14756 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 51 / Thursday, March 18, 2021 / Notices ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES—Continued Number of respondents (total over request period) Instrument AIAN FACES 2019 fall 2021 special Head Start teacher child report ................................................ AIAN FACES 2019 fall 2021 special Head Start teacher survey ........................................................ Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,126. 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: Section 640(a)(2)(D) and section 649 of the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–05627 Filed 3–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–22–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; Child Support Enforcement Program Quarterly Financial Report (OCSE–396) and Quarterly Collection Report (OCSE–34) (OMB #0970–0181) Office of Child Support Enforcement, Administration for AGENCY: Number of responses per respondent (total over request period) Average burden per response (in hours) Total burden (in hours) Annual burden (in hours) 80 20 .17 272 91 80 1 .17 14 5 Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Request for public comment. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the forms: OCSE–34 ‘‘Child Support Enforcement Program Quarterly Collection Report,’’ and OCSE–396 ‘‘Child Support Enforcement Program Quarterly Financial Report.’’ These forms are currently approved under the ACF Generic Clearance for Financial Reports (OMB #0970–0510; expiration May 31, 2021), and ACF is proposing to reinstate the previous OMB number under which these forms had been approved (OMB #0970–0181). There are no changes requested to the forms, but the instructions have been updated for clarity and to update the current fee amounts. SUMMARY: 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 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. DATES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: Form OCSE–396 and Form OCSE–34 are financial reports submitted following the end of each fiscal quarter by grantees administering the Child Support Enforcement Program in accordance with plans approved under Title IV–D of the Social Security Act. Submission of these forms enables grantees to meet their statutory and regulatory requirement to report program expenditures and child support collections, respectively, from the previous fiscal quarter. States use Form OCSE–396 to report quarterly expenditures made in the previous quarter and to estimate program expenditures to be made, and incentive payments to be earned, in the upcoming quarter. ACF provides federal funding to states for the Child Support Enforcement Program at the rate of 66 percent for all allowable and legitimate administrative costs of this program. States use Form OCSE–34 to report quarterly collections made under Title IV–D of the Social Security Act. Tribes use OMB Form SF–425 to report quarterly expenditures made in the previous quarter. Form SF–425 is approved under OMB #4040–0014 and is not included as part of this comment request. Respondents: 54 states (including Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, and the District of Columbia) complete Forms OCSE–396 and OCSE–34. Approximately 60 tribes complete Form OCSE–34. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Total number of respondents Instrument Form OCSE–396 ............................................................................................. Form OCSE–34 ............................................................................................... VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Mar 17, 2021 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Annual number of responses per respondent 54 114 E:\FR\FM\18MRN1.SGM 4 4 18MRN1 Average burden hours per response Annual burden hours 6 14 1,296 6,384 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 51 / Thursday, March 18, 2021 / Notices Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,680. 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: Sections 454(10), 455(b), 455(d), and 458(e) of the Social Security Act. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–05630 Filed 3–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–41–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this notice announces that the Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality (ACIM) has scheduled a public meeting. Information about ACIM and the agenda for this meeting can be found on the ACIM website at https://www.hrsa.gov/ advisory-committees/infant-mortality/ index.html. SUMMARY: April 19, 2021, 12 p.m.–4 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) and April 20, 2021, 12 p.m.–4 p.m. ET. ADDRESSES: This meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar link and login information will be available at ACIM’s website before the meeting: https://www.hrsa.gov/advisorycommittees/infant-mortality/index.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David S. de la Cruz, Ph.D., MPH, Designated Federal Official, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, HRSA, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:49 Mar 17, 2021 Jkt 253001 20857; 301–443–0543; or SACIM@ hrsa.gov. The ACIM is authorized by section 222 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 217a), as amended. The Committee is governed by provisions of Public Law 92–463, as amended, (5 U.S.C. App. 2), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of Advisory Committees. The ACIM advises the Secretary of HHS on department activities and programs directed at reducing infant mortality and improving the health status of pregnant women and infants. The ACIM represents a public-private partnership at the highest level to provide guidance and focus attention on the policies and resources required to address the reduction of infant mortality and the improvement of the health status of pregnant women and infants. With a focus on life course, the ACIM addresses disparities in maternal health to improve maternal health outcomes, including preventing and reducing maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity. The ACIM provides advice on how best to coordinate myriad federal, state, local, and private programs and efforts that are designed to deal with the health and social problems impacting infant mortality and maternal health, including implementation of the Healthy Start program and maternal and infant health objectives from the National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives (i.e., Healthy People 2030). The agenda for the April 19–20, 2021, meeting is being finalized and may include the following topics: Immigrant maternal and child health issues; environmental contributions to infant mortality and maternal mortality; the role of doulas, and a discussion on priority topic areas for ACIM to address in a letter to HHS leadership. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Refer to the ACIM website for any updated information concerning the meeting. Members of the public will have the opportunity to provide written or oral comments. Requests to submit a written statement or make oral comments to the ACIM should be sent to David S. de la Cruz, using the email address above at least 3 business days prior to the meeting. Public participants may submit written statements in advance of the scheduled meeting by emailing SACIM@hrsa.gov. Oral comments will be honored in the order they are requested and may be limited as time allows. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance or another SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 14757 reasonable accommodation should notify David S. de la Cruz at the contact information listed above at least 10 business days prior to the meeting. Maria G. Button, Director, Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 2021–05598 Filed 3–17–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4165–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Mucosal Immunology and Microbiome. Date: April 1, 2021. Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, Rockledge II, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: Alok Mulky, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4203, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435–3566, mulkya@mail.nih.gov. This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to the timing limitations imposed by the review and funding cycle. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 51 (Thursday, March 18, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14756-14757]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-05630]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Child Support 
Enforcement Program Quarterly Financial Report (OCSE-396) and Quarterly 
Collection Report (OCSE-34) (OMB #0970-0181)

AGENCY: Office of Child Support Enforcement, Administration for 
Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is 
requesting a 3-year extension of the forms: OCSE-34 ``Child Support 
Enforcement Program Quarterly Collection Report,'' and OCSE-396 ``Child 
Support Enforcement Program Quarterly Financial Report.'' These forms 
are currently approved under the ACF Generic Clearance for Financial 
Reports (OMB #0970-0510; expiration May 31, 2021), and ACF is proposing 
to reinstate the previous OMB number under which these forms had been 
approved (OMB #0970-0181). There are no changes requested to the forms, 
but the instructions have been updated for clarity and to update the 
current fee amounts.

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 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: Form OCSE-396 and Form OCSE-34 are financial reports 
submitted following the end of each fiscal quarter by grantees 
administering the Child Support Enforcement Program in accordance with 
plans approved under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act. Submission 
of these forms enables grantees to meet their statutory and regulatory 
requirement to report program expenditures and child support 
collections, respectively, from the previous fiscal quarter.
    States use Form OCSE-396 to report quarterly expenditures made in 
the previous quarter and to estimate program expenditures to be made, 
and incentive payments to be earned, in the upcoming quarter. ACF 
provides federal funding to states for the Child Support Enforcement 
Program at the rate of 66 percent for all allowable and legitimate 
administrative costs of this program. States use Form OCSE-34 to report 
quarterly collections made under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act.
    Tribes use OMB Form SF-425 to report quarterly expenditures made in 
the previous quarter. Form SF-425 is approved under OMB #4040-0014 and 
is not included as part of this comment request.
    Respondents: 54 states (including Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin 
Islands, and the District of Columbia) complete Forms OCSE-396 and 
OCSE-34. Approximately 60 tribes complete Form OCSE-34.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                  Annual  number
                                                   Total  number   of  responses      Average     Annual  burden
                   Instrument                           of              per        burden  hours       hours
                                                    respondents     respondent     per  response
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Form OCSE-396...................................              54               4               6           1,296
Form OCSE-34....................................             114               4              14           6,384
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,680.
    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: Sections 454(10), 455(b), 455(d), and 458(e) of the 
Social Security Act.

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-05630 Filed 3-17-21; 8:45 am]
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