Submission for OMB Review; Head Start Program Performance Standards (OMB #0970-0148), 34753-34754 [2021-14123]

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AHRQ also includes in its definition of priority populations those groups identified in Section 2(a) of Executive Order 13985 as members of underserved communities: Black, Latino, and Indigenous and Native American persons, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and other persons of color; members of religious minorities; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) persons; persons with disabilities; persons who live in rural areas; and persons otherwise adversely affected by persistent poverty or inequality. Nominations of persons with expertise in health care for these priority populations are encouraged. Dated: June 24, 2021. Marquita Cullom, Acting Director. [FR Doc. 2021–13966 Filed 6–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–90–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Submission for OMB Review; Head Start Program Performance Standards (OMB #0970–0148) Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families, HHS. ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34753 The Office Head Start (OHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting a 3-year extension of the information collection requirements under the Head Start Program Performance Standards (OMB #0970– 0148). There are no changes to the information collection. DATES: Comments due within 30 days of publication. OMB must make a decision about the collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. SUMMARY: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: Section 641A of the Head Start Act, 42 U.S.C. 9836A, directs HHS to develop ‘‘scientifically based and developmentally appropriate education performance standards related to school readiness’’ and ‘‘ensure that any such revisions in the standards do not result in the elimination of or any reduction in quality, scope, or types of health, educational, parental involvement, nutritional, social, or other services.’’ The Office of Head Start (OHS) announced in the Federal Register in 2016 the first comprehensive revision of the Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS) since their original release in 1975. This information collection was approved alongside the final rule for the HSPPS. This information collection is entirely recordkeeping and does not contain any standardized instruments to provide flexibility for local programs. These records are intended to act as a tool for grantees and delegate agencies to be used in their day-to-day operations. For example, this includes the requirement that programs maintain a waiting list of eligible families. There are no changes to the record keeping requirements. Respondents: Head Start Grantees. Depending on the standard, the calculated burden hours is based on the individual enrollee (1,054,720), family (956,120), program (3,020), or staff (265,030). In a few cases, only a proportion of one of these may apply. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1 34754 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 123 / Wednesday, June 30, 2021 / Notices ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES 1301.6(a) ............................................................................ 1302.12(k) .......................................................................... 1302.14(c) .......................................................................... 1302.16(b) .......................................................................... 1302.33(a)–(b) ................................................................... 1302.33(c)(2) ...................................................................... 1302.42(a)–(b) ................................................................... 1302.42(e) .......................................................................... 1302.47(b)(7)(iv) ................................................................ 1302.53(b)–(d) ................................................................... 1302.90(a) .......................................................................... 1302.90(b)(1)(i)–(iv), (b)(4) ................................................ 1302.93(a) .......................................................................... 1302.94(a) .......................................................................... 1302.101(a)(4), 1302.102(b)–(c) ........................................ 1302.102(d)(3) ................................................................... 1303.12 .............................................................................. 1303.22–24 ........................................................................ 1303.42–53 ........................................................................ 1303.70(c) .......................................................................... 1303.72(a)(3) ..................................................................... 1304.13 .............................................................................. 1304.15(a) .......................................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,153,774. Authority: 42 U.S.C. 9836A. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–14123 Filed 6–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–40–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2014–N–1960] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; MedWatch: The Food and Drug Administration Medical Products Reporting Program AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA, Agency, or we) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the Agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Federal Agencies are required to publish 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 public comment in response to the notice. This notice jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Jun 29, 2021 Jkt 253001 Total number of responses per respondent Total number of respondents Instrument 3,020 1,054,720 3,020 3,020 1,054,720 294,632 1,054,720 3,020 3,020 3,020 3,020 79,509 26,503 3,020 3,020 110 3,020 956,120 260 200 3,020 75 400 Average burden hours per response 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 solicits comments on information collection associated with FDA’s MedWatch adverse experience reporting (AER) program. DATES: Submit either electronic or written comments on the collection of information by August 30, 2021. 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 August 30, 2021. The https://www.regulations.gov electronic filing system will accept comments until 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time at the end of August 30, 2021. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Submission for OMB Review; Head Start Program Performance 
Standards (OMB #0970-0148)

AGENCY: Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families, 
HHS.

ACTION: Request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Office Head Start (OHS), Administration for Children and 
Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is 
requesting a 3-year extension of the information collection 
requirements under the Head Start Program Performance Standards (OMB 
#0970-0148). There are no changes to the information collection.

DATES: Comments due within 30 days of publication. OMB must make a 
decision about the collection of information between 30 and 60 days 
after publication of this document in the Federal Register. Therefore, 
a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it 
within 30 days of publication.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular 
information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--
Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Description: Section 641A of the Head Start Act, 42 U.S.C. 9836A, 
directs HHS to develop ``scientifically based and developmentally 
appropriate education performance standards related to school 
readiness'' and ``ensure that any such revisions in the standards do 
not result in the elimination of or any reduction in quality, scope, or 
types of health, educational, parental involvement, nutritional, 
social, or other services.'' The Office of Head Start (OHS) announced 
in the Federal Register in 2016 the first comprehensive revision of the 
Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS) since their original 
release in 1975. This information collection was approved alongside the 
final rule for the HSPPS.
    This information collection is entirely recordkeeping and does not 
contain any standardized instruments to provide flexibility for local 
programs. These records are intended to act as a tool for grantees and 
delegate agencies to be used in their day-to-day operations. For 
example, this includes the requirement that programs maintain a waiting 
list of eligible families. There are no changes to the record keeping 
requirements.
    Respondents: Head Start Grantees. Depending on the standard, the 
calculated burden hours is based on the individual enrollee 
(1,054,720), family (956,120), program (3,020), or staff (265,030). In 
a few cases, only a proportion of one of these may apply.

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                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                  Total number    Average burden
           Instrument             Total number    of responses      hours per      Total burden    Annual burden
                                 of respondents  per respondent      response          hours           hours
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1301.6(a)......................           3,020               1             0.70           2,114           2,114
1302.12(k).....................       1,054,720               1             .166         175,084         175,084
1302.14(c).....................           3,020               1             2.00           6,040           6,040
1302.16(b).....................           3,020               1             5.00          15,100          15,100
1302.33(a)-(b).................       1,054,720               1             1.00       1,054,720       1,054,720
1302.33(c)(2)..................         294,632               1             2.00         589,264         589,264
1302.42(a)-(b).................       1,054,720               1             0.66         696,115         696,115
1302.42(e).....................           3,020               1             0.50           1,510           1,510
1302.47(b)(7)(iv)..............           3,020               1             0.50           1,510           1,510
1302.53(b)-(d).................           3,020               1            0.166             501             501
1302.90(a).....................           3,020               1             0.50           1,510           1,510
1302.90(b)(1)(i)-(iv), (b)(4)..          79,509               1             0.33          26,238          26,238
1302.93(a).....................          26,503               1             0.25           6,626           6,626
1302.94(a).....................           3,020               1            0.166             501             501
1302.101(a)(4), 1302.102(b)-(c)           3,020               1            79.00         238,580         238,580
1302.102(d)(3).................             110               1            10.00           1,100           1,100
1303.12........................           3,020               1            0.166             501             501
1303.22-24.....................         956,120               1             0.33         315,520         315,520
1303.42-53.....................             260               1            40.00          10,400          10,400
1303.70(c).....................             200               1             1.00             200             200
1303.72(a)(3)..................           3,020               1             2.00           6,040           6,040
1304.13........................              75               1            60.00           4,500           4,500
1304.15(a).....................             400               1             0.25             100             100
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,153,774.

    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 9836A.

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-14123 Filed 6-29-21; 8:45 am]
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