Expedited OMB Review: Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) Plan (New Collection), 28362 [2021-11162]

Download as PDF 28362 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 100 / Wednesday, May 26, 2021 / Notices Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–11118 Filed 5–25–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–44–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Expedited OMB Review: Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) Plan (New Collection) Office of Community Services, Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health and Human Services. ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: The Office of Community Services (OCS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting expedited review of an information collection request from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) Plan. OCS solicited SUMMARY: comments in the form of the LIHWAP survey (approved under OMB #0970– 0531), which was available on the LIWHAP webpage from Monday, April 19–Tuesday April 27. These comments were due prior to submission of this information collection request and have been addressed in the submission package to OMB. OCS will use information from the LIHWAP Plan to identify recipients, methods and categories for grantee expenditures, as well as to assess the effectiveness of grantee planning and compliance to terms and conditions for the LIHWAP. DATES: Comments should be submitted as soon as possible upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by using the search function. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: ACF is requesting that OMB grant a 180-day approval for this request under procedures for expedited processing. If OCS determines to need to continue use of the LIHWAP plan beyond this initial 180-day approval period, a request for review under normal procedures will be submitted within 180 days of the approval for this request. The LIHWAP is an emergency program intended to maintain continuity in water services for households with the lowest incomes that pay a high proportion of income for drinking water and waste water services. LIHWAP grantees have the flexibility to design certain policies and procedures related to the implementation of their LIHWAP programs in order to target the specific needs of their service population. The LIHWAP Plan will collect information related to each grantee’s program design, including eligibility, benefit amounts, outreach, fiscal monitoring, etc. Grantees must report on program design and be approved prior to making payments on behalf of eligible households. Respondents: LIHWAP Grantees, including States, Territories, and tribes that received a Low Income Household Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) grant award for Fiscal Year 2021. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Total number of respondents Total number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Annual burden hours LIHWAP Plan ................................................................................................... 206 1 2 412 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 412. Grantees are required to submit one Plan that will cover their FY 2021 funding (including the American Rescue Plan funding) and covers the project period funded through September 30, 2023. Grantees will submit revised Plans if they make significant changes to their program during that project period. The two hour estimate includes potential revision(s) which are anticipated to be limited and quick in nature. Authority: Sec. 533, Public Law 116–260. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–11162 Filed 5–21–21; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4184–80–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:00 May 25, 2021 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice of a modified system of records. AGENCY: In accordance with requirements of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the HHS is updating an existing system of records maintained by HRSA’s Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW), System No. 09–15–0037, HHS/ HRSA/BHW Scholarship and Loan Repayment Program Records. The records in the system of records are about individuals who have applied for, are receiving, or have received awards under one of BHW’s scholarship and loan repayment programs, as well as SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 individuals who indicate an interest in employment in or assignment to a medical facility located in a health professional shortage area or a medically underserved population area, incident to their participation in a BHW scholarship or loan repayment program. In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4) and (11), this notice is applicable May 26, 2021, subject to a 30day period in which to comment on the new and revised routine uses, described below. Please submit any comments by June 25, 2021. DATES: Written comments may be submitted by mail, addressed to: ATTN: HRSA/BHW/OAA, 5600 Fishers Ln., Rockville, MD 20857, or by using this electronic contact method: https:// www.hrsa.gov/about/contact/ bhwhelp.aspx. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: General questions about the revised system of records may be submitted by telephone to (800) 221–9393. E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM 26MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Expedited OMB Review: Low Income Household Water Assistance 
Program (LIHWAP) Plan (New Collection)

AGENCY: Office of Community Services, Administration for Children and 
Families, Department of Health and Human Services.

ACTION: Request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Community Services (OCS), Administration for 
Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human 
Services (HHS), is requesting expedited review of an information 
collection request from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of 
the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) Plan. OCS 
solicited comments in the form of the LIHWAP survey (approved under OMB 
#0970-0531), which was available on the LIWHAP webpage from Monday, 
April 19-Tuesday April 27. These comments were due prior to submission 
of this information collection request and have been addressed in the 
submission package to OMB. OCS will use information from the LIHWAP 
Plan to identify recipients, methods and categories for grantee 
expenditures, as well as to assess the effectiveness of grantee 
planning and compliance to terms and conditions for the LIHWAP.

DATES: Comments should be submitted as soon as possible upon 
publication of this notice in the Federal Register.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by using the 
search function.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Description: ACF is requesting that OMB grant a 180-day approval 
for this request under procedures for expedited processing. If OCS 
determines to need to continue use of the LIHWAP plan beyond this 
initial 180-day approval period, a request for review under normal 
procedures will be submitted within 180 days of the approval for this 
request.
    The LIHWAP is an emergency program intended to maintain continuity 
in water services for households with the lowest incomes that pay a 
high proportion of income for drinking water and waste water services. 
LIHWAP grantees have the flexibility to design certain policies and 
procedures related to the implementation of their LIHWAP programs in 
order to target the specific needs of their service population. The 
LIHWAP Plan will collect information related to each grantee's program 
design, including eligibility, benefit amounts, outreach, fiscal 
monitoring, etc. Grantees must report on program design and be approved 
prior to making payments on behalf of eligible households.
    Respondents: LIHWAP Grantees, including States, Territories, and 
tribes that received a Low Income Household Energy Assistance Program 
(LIHEAP) grant award for Fiscal Year 2021.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                               Total number of   Average burden
                 Instrument                   Total number of   responses per      hours per      Annual burden
                                                respondents       respondent        response          hours
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LIHWAP Plan.................................             206                1                2              412
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 412.
    Grantees are required to submit one Plan that will cover their FY 
2021 funding (including the American Rescue Plan funding) and covers 
the project period funded through September 30, 2023. Grantees will 
submit revised Plans if they make significant changes to their program 
during that project period. The two hour estimate includes potential 
revision(s) which are anticipated to be limited and quick in nature.

    Authority: Sec. 533, Public Law 116-260.

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-11162 Filed 5-21-21; 4:15 pm]
BILLING CODE 4184-80-P