Proposed Information Collection Activity; Child Care Improper Payments Data Collection Instructions, 18985-18986 [2021-07425]

Download as PDF 18985 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 68 / Monday, April 12, 2021 / Notices running away that occurred after a child’s adoption) as well as family functioning, perceptions of the adoption relationship, and services and support received after adoption. Due to the COVID–19 pandemic, initial activities to contact potential respondents were delayed. As a result, ACF is requesting an extension to collect data beyond the current OMB expiration date of September 30, 2021. Respondents: Adopted youth, young adults, adults, and their associated adoptive parents who participated in NSCAW I or II. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES No. of respondents (total over request period) Instrument Survey of NSCAW Adopted Youth, Young Adults, and Adults ................................................................................ Survey of NSCAW Adoptive Parents .................................. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 571. 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: Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Adoption Reform Act of 1978. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–07420 Filed 4–9–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–44–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES [OMB No. 0970–0323] Proposed Information Collection Activity; Child Care Improper Payments Data Collection Instructions Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, HHS. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:37 Apr 09, 2021 Jkt 253001 ACTION: No. of responses per respondent (total over request period) 588 554 1 1 Request for public comment. The Administration for Children and Families is proposing revisions to an approved information collection, Child Care Improper Payments Data Collection Instructions (OMB #0970–0323, expiration 10/31/ 2021). There are minor changes requested to the form. DATES: Comments due within 60 days of publication. In compliance with the requirements 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: Section 2 of the Payment Integrity Information Act of 2019 (PIIA) provides for estimates and reports of improper payments by federal agencies. Subpart K of 45 CFR, Part 98 of the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) requires states to prepare and submit a report of errors occurring in the administration of CCDF grant funds once every 3 years. The Office of Child Care (OCC) is completing the fifth 3-year cycle of case record reviews to meet the requirements for reporting under PIIA. The current SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Avg. burden per response (in hours) .5 .5 Total burden (in hours) 294 277 Annual burden (in hours) 294 277 data collection forms and instructions expire October 31, 2021. As part of the renewal process, OCC has revised the document with minor changes that do not change the methodology, but provide respondents with additional guidance, clarification, and support to facilitate completeness and accuracy of the required data submissions. Clarifying language and a question have been added to the revised document to support Lead Agencies that administer all or part of the CCDF program through other governmental or non-governmental agencies to include the following: • In Section 1 Introduction on page 2, a subsection ‘‘Considerations for Administering CCDF Through Other Agencies’’ was added to describe how Lead Agency responsibilities in administering the CCDF program through other entities apply to the error rate review process. • In Section III Creating the Sampling Decisions, Assurances, and Fieldwork Preparation Plan on page 11, and the Sampling Decisions, Assurances, and Fieldwork Preparation Plan Report template (Attachment 1), a new item was added at Item 3g Case Review Logistics to request information about how a Lead Agency accesses documents stored by other entities if part of eligibility is determined by the other entity. OCC is particularly interested in feedback about the clarity of these instructions and the ease and accuracy with which respondents can provide information on accessing documents stored by other entities. Respondents: State grantees, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1 18986 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 68 / Monday, April 12, 2021 / Notices ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Total number of respondents Instrument Total number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Total burden hours Annual burden hours Sampling Decisions, Assurances, and Fieldwork Preparation Plan ........................................................................... Record Review Worksheet .................................................. State Improper Payments Report ........................................ Corrective Action Plan ......................................................... 52 52 52 5 1 276 1 2a 106 6.33 639 156 5,512 90,848 33,228 1,560 1,837 30,283 11,076 520 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours ......................... ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ 43,716 a The total number of responses per respondent ranges from one to three, depending on how long it takes respondents to reduce the Improper Payment Rate to below the threshold. Respondents submit a Corrective Action Plan that covers a 1-year period; at the end of each year, if respondents have not reduced the Improper Payment Rate to below the threshold, they submit a new Corrective Action Plan for the following year. An average of two responses per respondent is used to calculate annual burden estimates. 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: 45 CFR part 98, subpart K. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–07425 Filed 4–9–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–43–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2011–N–0655] Animal Generic Drug User Fee Act; Public Meeting; Request for Comments AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. Notice of public meeting; request for comments. ACTION: Electronic Submissions The Food and Drug Administration (FDA, the Agency, or we) is announcing the following virtual public meeting entitled ‘‘Animal Generic Drug User Fee Act.’’ The purpose of the public meeting is to invite public comment on the Animal Generic Drug User Fee Act (AGDUFA) program and suggestions regarding the features FDA should consider for the Submit electronic comments in the following way: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Comments submitted electronically, including attachments, to https:// www.regulations.gov will be posted to the docket unchanged. Because your comments will be made public, you are solely responsible for ensuring that your SUMMARY: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES next reauthorization of the AGDUFA program. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The public meeting will be hosted via a live virtual webcast on Thursday, May 20, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Time. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for registration dates and information. To permit the widest possible opportunity to obtain comments on all aspects of the public meeting, the docket will remain open for comment throughout the reauthorization process of AGDUFA, until December 1, 2022. In addition to being publicly viewable at http:// www.regulations.gov, comments received by June 21, 2021, suggesting changes to the program, will also be published on https://www.fda.gov/ industry/animal-generic-drug-user-feeact-agdufa/agdufa-meetings. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments as follows. Please note that late, untimely filed comments will not be considered. Electronic comments must be submitted on or before December 1, 2022. The https://www.regulations.gov electronic filing system will accept comments until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time at the end of December 1, 2022. Comments received by mail/hand delivery/courier (for written/paper submissions) will be considered timely if they are postmarked or the delivery service acceptance receipt is on or before that date. VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:37 Apr 09, 2021 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 comments do not include any confidential information that you or a third party may not wish to be posted, such as medical information, your or anyone else’s Social Security number, or confidential business information, such as a manufacturing process. Please note that if you include your name, contact information, or other information that identifies you in the body of your comments, that information will be posted on https://www.regulations.gov. • If you want to submit a comment with confidential information that you do not wish to be made available to the public, submit the comment as a written/paper submission and in the manner detailed (see ‘‘Written/Paper Submissions’’ and ‘‘Instructions’’). Written/Paper Submissions Submit written/paper submissions as follows: • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier (for written/paper submissions): Dockets Management Staff (HFA–305), Food and Drug Administration, 5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061, Rockville, MD 20852. • For written/paper comments submitted to the Dockets Management Staff, FDA will post your comment, as well as any attachments, except for information submitted, marked and identified, as confidential, if submitted as detailed in ‘‘Instructions.’’ Instructions: All submissions received must include the Docket No. FDA– 2011–N–0655 for ‘‘Animal Generic Drug User Fee Act.’’ Received comments, those filed in a timely manner, will be placed in the docket and, except for those submitted as ‘‘Confidential Submissions,’’ publicly viewable at https://www.regulations.gov or at the Dockets Management Staff between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, 240–402–7500. • Confidential Submissions—To submit a comment with confidential information that you do not wish to be made publicly available, submit your E:\FR\FM\12APN1.SGM 12APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 68 (Monday, April 12, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18985-18986]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-07425]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families

[OMB No. 0970-0323]


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Child Care Improper 
Payments Data Collection Instructions

AGENCY: Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, 
HHS.

ACTION: Request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families is proposing 
revisions to an approved information collection, Child Care Improper 
Payments Data Collection Instructions (OMB #0970-0323, expiration 10/
31/2021). There are minor changes requested to the form.

DATES: Comments due within 60 days of publication. In compliance with 
the requirements 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: Section 2 of the Payment Integrity Information Act of 
2019 (PIIA) provides for estimates and reports of improper payments by 
federal agencies. Subpart K of 45 CFR, Part 98 of the Child Care and 
Development Fund (CCDF) requires states to prepare and submit a report 
of errors occurring in the administration of CCDF grant funds once 
every 3 years.
    The Office of Child Care (OCC) is completing the fifth 3-year cycle 
of case record reviews to meet the requirements for reporting under 
PIIA. The current data collection forms and instructions expire October 
31, 2021. As part of the renewal process, OCC has revised the document 
with minor changes that do not change the methodology, but provide 
respondents with additional guidance, clarification, and support to 
facilitate completeness and accuracy of the required data submissions.
    Clarifying language and a question have been added to the revised 
document to support Lead Agencies that administer all or part of the 
CCDF program through other governmental or non-governmental agencies to 
include the following:
     In Section 1 Introduction on page 2, a subsection 
``Considerations for Administering CCDF Through Other Agencies'' was 
added to describe how Lead Agency responsibilities in administering the 
CCDF program through other entities apply to the error rate review 
process.
     In Section III Creating the Sampling Decisions, 
Assurances, and Fieldwork Preparation Plan on page 11, and the Sampling 
Decisions, Assurances, and Fieldwork Preparation Plan Report template 
(Attachment 1), a new item was added at Item 3g Case Review Logistics 
to request information about how a Lead Agency accesses documents 
stored by other entities if part of eligibility is determined by the 
other entity.
    OCC is particularly interested in feedback about the clarity of 
these instructions and the ease and accuracy with which respondents can 
provide information on accessing documents stored by other entities.
    Respondents: State grantees, the District of Columbia, and Puerto 
Rico.

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                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                   Total number
                                   Total number    of responses       Average      Total burden    Annual burden
           Instrument             of respondents        per        burden hours        hours           hours
                                                    respondent     per response
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Sampling Decisions, Assurances,               52               1             106           5,512           1,837
 and Fieldwork Preparation Plan.
Record Review Worksheet.........              52             276            6.33          90,848          30,283
State Improper Payments Report..              52               1             639          33,228          11,076
Corrective Action Plan..........               5           2 \a\             156           1,560             520
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    Estimated Total Annual        ..............  ..............  ..............  ..............          43,716
     Burden Hours...............
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\a\ The total number of responses per respondent ranges from one to three, depending on how long it takes
  respondents to reduce the Improper Payment Rate to below the threshold. Respondents submit a Corrective Action
  Plan that covers a 1-year period; at the end of each year, if respondents have not reduced the Improper
  Payment Rate to below the threshold, they submit a new Corrective Action Plan for the following year. An
  average of two responses per respondent is used to calculate annual burden estimates.

    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: 45 CFR part 98, subpart K.

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-07425 Filed 4-9-21; 8:45 am]
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