Proposed Information Collection Activity; National Survey of Early Care and Education COVID-19 Follow-Up, 52910-52911 [2021-20573]

Download as PDF 52910 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 182 / Thursday, September 23, 2021 / Notices Description: This descriptive study aims to provide insight into the models that have been used to centralize services; organizations’ history of and impetus for centralizing services; the benefits, challenges, and costs of centralizing services from the perspectives of staff and clients; and how organizations have coordinated their centralized services virtually. This project will include site visits to three centralized community resource centers (CCRCs). The proposed information collection activities include interviews with staff, including leadership and administrative staff, frontline staff, finance staff, and IT/data staff, and focus groups with clients. The research team will also conduct observations of program activities. Respondents: Respondents will include leadership and administrative staff at the CCRC, staff who manage finances at the CCRC, staff who manage data and/or technology at the CCRC, staff who provide services directly to clients at the CCRC, and clients who have accessed services at the CCRC. ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES Number of respondents (total over request period) Instrument Interview guide for administrative/leadership staff .......................................... Interview guide for frontline staff ..................................................................... Interview guide for finance staff ...................................................................... Interview guide for IT/data staff ....................................................................... Focus group guide for clients .......................................................................... Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 146. 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: Authorized by the Social Security Act 1110 [42 U.S.C. 1310], appropriated by the Continuing Appropriations Act of 2019. Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–20556 Filed 9–22–21; 8:45 am] lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 BILLING CODE 4184–07–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:19 Sep 22, 2021 Jkt 253001 18 48 9 9 30 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families [OMB #0970–0391] Proposed Information Collection Activity; National Survey of Early Care and Education COVID–19 Follow-Up Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, HHS. ACTION: Request for public comment. AGENCY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), plans to request from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an extension to complete data collection for a two-wave COVID–19 Follow-up data collection currently underway as part of the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE). The objective of the NSECE COVID–19 Follow-up is to document the nation’s current supply of early care and education services (that is, home-based providers, center-based providers, and the center-based provider workforce). There are no changes proposed. 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: PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of responses per respondent (total over request period) 1 1 1 1 1 Avg. burden per response (in hours) 1.25 1.25 1 1 1.5 Total/annual burden (in hours) 23 60 9 9 45 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: In the context of the COVID–19 pandemic, the NSECE COVID–19 Follow-up will deepen our understanding of the state of ECE supply and the ECE workforce following the initial period of crisis, including changes in supply or departures from and re-entries to the workforce. The NSECE COVID–19 Follow-up is collecting information from centerbased ECE providers to children birth through age 5 years, not yet in kindergarten, home-based ECE providers that serve children under age 13, as well as the ECE workforce providing these services. The collection consists of three coordinated nationally representative surveys: 1. A two-wave survey of individuals who provided paid care for children under the age of 13 in a residential setting as of 2019 and participated in the 2019 NSECE (Home-based Provider Interview), 2. a two-wave survey of providers of care to children ages 0 through 5 years of age (not yet in kindergarten) in a nonresidential setting (Center-based Provider Interview) as of 2019 and that participated in the 2019 NSECE, and 3. a two-wave survey conducted with individuals employed in center-based ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1 52911 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 182 / Thursday, September 23, 2021 / Notices child care programs working directly with children in classrooms (Centerbased Classroom Staff [Workforce] Interview) as of 2019 and who participated in the 2019 NSECE. Respondents: Home-based providers as of 2019 serving children under 13 years (listed and unlisted paid)— regardless of their status serving children in 2020–2022, center-based child care providers as of 2019 serving children ages 0 through 5 years of age (not yet in kindergarten)—regardless of their status serving children in 2020– 2022, and classroom-assigned instructional staff members working Number of respondents (total over request period) Instrument Home-based Provider Interview, Wave 2—In ECE during focal week ........... Home-based Provider Interview, Wave 2—Not in ECE during focal week .... Center-based Provider Interview, Wave 2 spring or fall; in ECE during focal week ............................................................................................................. Center-based Provider Interview, Wave 2 spring or fall; not in ECE during focal week .................................................................................................... Center-based Provider Fall 2021 Funding Receipt Supplement ..................... Center-based Provider Interview Wave 2 fall; Centers completing in Wave 2 spring also .................................................................................................... (Center-based) Workforce Interview—Wave 2; In ECE during Focal Week .. (Center-based) Workforce Interview—Wave 2; Not in ECE during Focal Week ............................................................................................................ Estimated Total Burden Hours: 3,774. Authority: Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 1990 as amended by the CCDBG Act of 2014 (Pub. L. 113–186). Mary B. Jones, ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–20573 Filed 9–22–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration [Docket No. FDA–2021–D–0399] Good Manufacturing Practices for Animal Cells, Tissues, and Cell- and Tissue-Based Products; Draft Guidance for Industry; Availability AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, HHS. ACTION: Notice of availability. 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Comments submitted electronically, including attachments, to https:// www.regulations.gov will be posted to the docket unchanged. Because your comment will be made public, you are Fmt 4703 Avg. burden per response (in hours) 1 1 Electronic Submissions Frm 00040 Number of responses per respondent (total over request period) 2,025 506 requirements for current good manufacturing practices (CGMPs). All new animal drugs, including ACTPs, are required to be manufactured in accordance with CGMPS to ensure that such drugs meet the requirements of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) as to safety, and have the identity, strength, quality, and purity characteristics, which they purport to or are represented to possess. This guidance also provides FDA’s recommendations for those aspects of manufacturing specific to ACTPs in accordance with existing CGMP regulations, as applicable, and with the FD&C Act. In this guidance, we specifically address the methods, facilities, and controls used for manufacturing ACTPs. DATES: Submit either electronic or written comments on the draft guidance by November 22, 2021 to ensure that the Agency considers your comment on this draft guidance before it begins work on the final version of the guidance. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments on any guidance at any time as follows: PO 00000 with children ages 0 through 5 years of age (not yet in kindergarten) in centerbased child care providers as of 2019, regardless of their employment status in 2020–2022. Annual Burden Estimates: This request is for an extension through spring 2022. solely responsible for ensuring that your comment does 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 182 (Thursday, September 23, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52910-52911]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-20573]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families

[OMB #0970-0391]


Proposed Information Collection Activity; National Survey of 
Early Care and Education COVID-19 Follow-Up

AGENCY: Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration 
for Children and Families, HHS.

ACTION: Request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. 
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), plans to request from 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an extension to complete data 
collection for a two-wave COVID-19 Follow-up data collection currently 
underway as part of the National Survey of Early Care and Education 
(NSECE). The objective of the NSECE COVID-19 Follow-up is to document 
the nation's current supply of early care and education services (that 
is, home-based providers, center-based providers, and the center-based 
provider workforce). There are no changes proposed.

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: In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NSECE 
COVID-19 Follow-up will deepen our understanding of the state of ECE 
supply and the ECE workforce following the initial period of crisis, 
including changes in supply or departures from and re-entries to the 
workforce. The NSECE COVID-19 Follow-up is collecting information from 
center-based ECE providers to children birth through age 5 years, not 
yet in kindergarten, home-based ECE providers that serve children under 
age 13, as well as the ECE workforce providing these services. The 
collection consists of three coordinated nationally representative 
surveys:
    1. A two-wave survey of individuals who provided paid care for 
children under the age of 13 in a residential setting as of 2019 and 
participated in the 2019 NSECE (Home-based Provider Interview),
    2. a two-wave survey of providers of care to children ages 0 
through 5 years of age (not yet in kindergarten) in a non-residential 
setting (Center-based Provider Interview) as of 2019 and that 
participated in the 2019 NSECE, and
    3. a two-wave survey conducted with individuals employed in center-
based

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child care programs working directly with children in classrooms 
(Center-based Classroom Staff [Workforce] Interview) as of 2019 and who 
participated in the 2019 NSECE.
    Respondents: Home-based providers as of 2019 serving children under 
13 years (listed and unlisted paid)--regardless of their status serving 
children in 2020-2022, center-based child care providers as of 2019 
serving children ages 0 through 5 years of age (not yet in 
kindergarten)--regardless of their status serving children in 2020-
2022, and classroom-assigned instructional staff members working with 
children ages 0 through 5 years of age (not yet in kindergarten) in 
center-based child care providers as of 2019, regardless of their 
employment status in 2020-2022.
    Annual Burden Estimates: This request is for an extension through 
spring 2022.

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                                                                     Number of
                                                     Number of     responses per
                                                    respondents     respondent      Avg. burden    Total burden
                   Instrument                       (total over     (total over    per response     (in hours)
                                                      request         request       (in hours)
                                                      period)         period)
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Home-based Provider Interview, Wave 2--In ECE              2,025               1            0.35             709
 during focal week..............................
Home-based Provider Interview, Wave 2--Not in                506               1            0.25             126
 ECE during focal week..........................
Center-based Provider Interview, Wave 2 spring             3,291               1            0.38           1,251
 or fall; in ECE during focal week..............
Center-based Provider Interview, Wave 2 spring             1,097               1            0.22             241
 or fall; not in ECE during focal week..........
Center-based Provider Fall 2021 Funding Receipt            1,255               1            0.20             251
 Supplement.....................................
Center-based Provider Interview Wave 2 fall;               1,136               1            0.29             329
 Centers completing in Wave 2 spring also.......
(Center-based) Workforce Interview--Wave 2; In             1,775               1            0.37             657
 ECE during Focal Week..........................
(Center-based) Workforce Interview--Wave 2; Not              874               1            0.24             210
 in ECE during Focal Week.......................
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    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 3,774.
    Authority: Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 
1990 as amended by the CCDBG Act of 2014 (Pub. L. 113-186).

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-20573 Filed 9-22-21; 8:45 am]
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