Proposed Information Collection Activity; ACF-901-American Rescue Plan (ARP) Stabilization Grants Provider-Level Data (New Collection), 38722 [2021-15606]

Download as PDF 38722 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 138 / Thursday, July 22, 2021 / Notices Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019. The Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to collect data for a new collection, ACF–901—American Rescue Plan (ARP) Stabilization Grants Provider-Level Data. The data collection will provide numbers and characteristics of child care providers receiving ARP Act stabilization grant awards. SUMMARY: Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–15568 Filed 7–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–22–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families 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. DATES: Proposed Information Collection Activity; ACF–901—American Rescue Plan (ARP) Stabilization Grants Provider-Level Data (New Collection) Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: The proposed collection of information will be posted at www.acf.hhs.gov/occ. Comments may be submitted by emailing ADDRESSES: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. Alternatively, a copy can also be obtained by emailing infocollection@ acf.hhs.gov. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: The ARP Act of 2021 (Sec. 2202, Pub. L. 117–2) included approximately $24 billion in funding for child care stabilization grants. State and territory lead agencies must spend at least 90 percent of the stabilization funds as subgrants to qualified child care providers to support the stability of the child care sector during and after the COVID–19 public health emergency. Data collection will include child care provider-level information about the numbers and characteristics of child care providers receiving stabilization grant awards. Respondents: State and Territory Lead Agencies. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Instrument Total number of respondents Annual number of responses per respondent Average burden hours per response Annual burden hours 56 4 20 4,480 ACF–901: American Rescue Plan (ARP) Stabilization Grants Provider-Level Data .............................................................................................................. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 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: The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act (42 U.S.C. 9857 et seq.); 45 CFR parts 98 and 99; the ARP Act of 2021 (Sec. 2202, Pub. L. 117–2). Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–15606 Filed 7–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–84–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:10 Jul 21, 2021 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Proposed Information Collection Activity; The Study of Disability Services Coordinators and Inclusion in Head Start (New Collection) Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, HHS. ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: This is a new request for data collection for the Study of Disability Services Coordinators and Inclusion in Head Start. The study aims to provide a nationally representative picture of the Early Head Start (EHS) and Head Start (HS) Disability Services Coordinator (DSC) workforce, as well as services provided to children with disabilities and their families within these programs and how EHS/HS collaborates with services in the community, including health providers, Local Education Agencies, and Part C. This is the first study of the HS/EHS DSC workforce and will contain three waves of data collection using surveys and qualitative interviews. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 (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 OPREinfocollection@acf.hhs.gov. Alternatively, copies can also be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20201, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. All requests, emailed or written, should be identified by the title of the information collection. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Description: The Study of DSCs and Inclusion in Head Start will support ACF in better understanding the implementation of EHS/HS policies and practices for delivering disability services. This study aims to present a nationally representative description of the characteristics and work of DSCs and related staff in EHS/HS programs and how EHS/HS serves children with DATES: E:\FR\FM\22JYN1.SGM 22JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 138 (Thursday, July 22, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; ACF-901--American 
Rescue Plan (ARP) Stabilization Grants Provider-Level Data (New 
Collection)

AGENCY: Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, 
Health and Human Services (HHS).

ACTION: Request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and 
Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is 
proposing to collect data for a new collection, ACF-901--American 
Rescue Plan (ARP) Stabilization Grants Provider-Level Data. The data 
collection will provide numbers and characteristics of child care 
providers receiving ARP Act stabilization grant awards.

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: The proposed collection of information will be posted at 
www.acf.hhs.gov/occ. Comments may be submitted by emailing 
[email protected]. Alternatively, a copy can also be obtained 
by emailing [email protected]. All requests should be 
identified by the title of the information collection.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Description: The ARP Act of 2021 (Sec. 2202, Pub. L. 117-2) 
included approximately $24 billion in funding for child care 
stabilization grants. State and territory lead agencies must spend at 
least 90 percent of the stabilization funds as subgrants to qualified 
child care providers to support the stability of the child care sector 
during and after the COVID-19 public health emergency. Data collection 
will include child care provider-level information about the numbers 
and characteristics of child care providers receiving stabilization 
grant awards.
    Respondents: State and Territory Lead Agencies.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                Annual  number  Average  burden
                 Instrument                    Total  number    of  responses      hours  per     Annual  burden
                                              of  respondents  per  respondent      response          hours
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ACF-901: American Rescue Plan (ARP)                       56                4               20            4,480
 Stabilization Grants Provider-Level Data...
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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: The Child Care and Development Block Grant Act (42 
U.S.C. 9857 et seq.); 45 CFR parts 98 and 99; the ARP Act of 2021 (Sec. 
2202, Pub. L. 117-2).

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-15606 Filed 7-21-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4184-84-P