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Proposed Information Collection Activity; Monitoring and Compliance for Office of Refugee Resettlement Care Provider Facilities (New Collection)
Document Number: 2021-01142
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is inviting public comments on the proposed collection. The request consists of several forms that allow the Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Program to monitor its care provider facilities for compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, licensing and accreditation standards, ORR policies and procedures, and child welfare standards.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Placement and Transfer of Unaccompanied Alien Children Into ORR Care Provider Facilities (0970-0554)
Document Number: 2021-01085
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is inviting public comments on revisions to an approved information collection. The request consists of several forms that allow the Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Program to place UAC referred to ORR by Federal agencies into care provider facilities and to transfer UAC within the ORR care provider network.
Securing Updated and Necessary Statutory Evaluations Timely
Document Number: 2021-00597
Type: Rule
Date: 2021-01-19
Agency: Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Office of the Secretary, Administration for Children and Families, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Office of the Inspector General
The Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) requires agencies to publish plans to conduct periodic reviews of certain of their regulations. Multiple Executive Orders also require agencies to submit plans for periodic reviews of certain regulations. To further comply with the RFA and Executive Orders, and to ensure the Department's regulations have appropriate impacts, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS or the Department) issues this final rule amending its regulations to set expiration dates for the Department's regulations (subject to certain exceptions), unless the Department periodically assesses the regulations to determine if they are subject to the RFA, and if they are, performs a review that satisfies the criteria in the RFA.
Submission for OMB Review; Formative Data Collections for ACF Research and Evaluation
Document Number: 2021-00209
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-11
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) proposes to extend data collection under the existing overarching generic clearance for Formative Data Collections for ACF Research and Evaluation (OMB #0970-0356). There are no changes to the proposed types of information collection or uses of data, but the request does include an increase to the estimated number of respondents and, therefore, the overall burden estimate.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) ACF-696T Financial Report (OMB #0970-0195)
Document Number: 2021-00017
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the form ACF-696T: Child Care and Development Fund Annual Financial Report. This form is currently approved under the ACF Generic Clearance for Financial Reports (OMB #0970-0510; expiration May 31, 2021), and ACF is proposing to reinstate the previous OMB number under which this form had been approved. There are no changes requested to the form.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) ACF-696 Financial Report (OMB #0970-0163)
Document Number: 2021-00016
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the form ACF-696: Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Quarterly Financial Report. This form is currently approved under the ACF Generic Clearance for Financial Reports (OMB #0970-0510; expiration May 31, 2021), and ACF is proposing to reinstate the previous OMB number under which this form had been approved. There are no changes requested to the form.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Mental Health Care Services for Unaccompanied Alien Children (New Collection)
Document Number: 2021-00001
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is inviting public comments on the proposed collection. The request consists of several forms that allow the Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Program to provide mental health care services to UAC.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Administration and Oversight of the Unaccompanied Alien Children Program (OMB #0970-0547)
Document Number: 2020-29276
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is inviting public comments on revisions to an approved information collection. The request consists of several forms that allow the Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Program to monitor care provider facility compliance with federal laws and regulations, legal agreements, and ORR policies and procedures; and perform other administrative tasks.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; OPRE Data Collection for the Next Generation of Enhanced Employment Strategies Project (Revision of a Currently Approved Collection-OMB #0970-0545)
Document Number: 2020-29234
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is proposing revisions to data collection activities conducted for the Next Generation of Enhanced Employment Strategies (NextGen) Project, which is rigorously evaluating innovative interventions designed to promote employment and economic security among low-income individuals with complex challenges to employment. The project includes an experimental impact study, descriptive study, and cost study. The project is seeking clearance for changes to the previously approved Phase 1 instruments, updates to the previously approved consent form, and clearance for a parent/guardian consent form and a youth assent form for use in evaluations of programs for youth. The project also seeks approval to use a subset of Phase 2 instruments with programs selected for inclusion in the project with some changes made to those instruments. The requested changes do not change the previously submitted burden estimates.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Variations in Implementation of Quality Interventions (VIQI) Project (OMB #0970-0508)
Document Number: 2020-29230
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-06
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting a 3-year extension with changes to continue collecting data for the study Variations in Implementation of Quality Interventions (VIQI). In addition to extending data collection, OPRE proposes to update burden estimates to accommodate a different sample size of centers, administrators, teachers, and coaches; to revise data collection instruments and activities for the impact evaluation and process study in line with lessons learned during the pilot study; to add a second timepoint of data collection for the teacher reports to questions about children; to provide one new instrument to collect parent report of children's skills and behaviors; and to provide one new instrument in anticipation of COVID-19 necessitating further information gathering to contextualize findings from the impact evaluation and process study.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Pre-Testing of Evaluation Data Collection Activities (OMB #0970-0355)
Document Number: 2020-29183
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-05
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) proposes to extend the existing overarching generic clearance for Pre-testing of Evaluation Data Collection Activities (Office of Management and Budget (OMB) #0970-0355) with no changes.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Interstate Administrative Subpoena and Notice of Interstate Lien (OMB #0970-0152)
Document Number: 2020-29182
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-05
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the Interstate Administrative Subpoena and Notice of Interstate Lien forms (OMB #0970-0152, expiration 7/31/ 2021). There is no change requested to these forms.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Sponsor Review Procedures for Unaccompanied Alien Children (OMB #0970-0278)
Document Number: 2020-29117
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-01-05
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
This information collection consists of several instruments that allow the Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Program to assess the ability of potential sponsors to provide for the physical and mental well-being of the UAC and whether the UAC will be safe in the custody of the potential sponsor. The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is inviting public comments on proposed revisions to the Sponsor Verification Application (formerly the Family Reunification Application); and the Sponsor Care Agreement. Revisions to the Sponsor Care Agreement change the categorization from supplementary material to an information collection and associated burden has been included in this update.
Submission for OMB Review; Generic Clearance for the Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS) Review and Technical Assistance Process (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-28925
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-31
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Children's Bureau (CB), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to establish a generic clearance to collect information to assess regulatory requirements of title IV-E agencies' Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS) and ensure that the CCWIS is utilized for purposes consistent with the efficient, economical, and effective administration of the title IV-B and IV-E plans. The information collected is intended to be used for review and technical assistance processes.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; OPRE Data Collection for Supporting Youth To Be Successful in Life (SYSIL) (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-28886
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a new data collection. The Supporting Youth to be Successful in Life study (SYSIL) will build evidence on how to end homelessness among youth and young adults with experience in the child welfare system by continuing work with an organization who conducted foundational work as part of the Youth At-Risk of Homelessness project (OMB Control Number: 0970-0445). SYSIL will provide important information to the field by designing and conducting a federally led evaluation of a comprehensive service model for youth at risk of homelessness.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Annual Statistical Report on Children in Foster Homes and Children in Families Receiving Payment in Excess of the Poverty Income Level From a State Program Funded Under Part A of Title IV of the Social Security Act
Document Number: 2020-28252
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-22
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Family Assistance (OFA), Administration for Children and Families, is requesting a 3-year extension of the form ACF-4125: Annual Statistical Report on Children in Foster Homes and Children in Families Receiving Payment in Excess of the Poverty Income Level from a State Program Funded Under Part A of Title IV of the Social Security Act (OMB #0970-0004, expiration 3/21/2021). There are no changes requested to the form.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; National and Tribal Evaluation of the 2nd Generation of the Health Profession Opportunity Grants
Document Number: 2020-28246
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-22
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Program provides healthcare occupational training for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families recipients and other low-income people. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved various data collection activities for the National and Tribal Evaluation of the 2nd Generation of HPOG (HPOG 2.0 National and Tribal Evaluation) under OMB #0970-0462. Due to the profound effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the U.S. economy, on families nationwide and on HPOG 2.0 programs, the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) is considering surveying study participants who applied to the HPOG Program after the onset of the pandemic. This notice provides a summary for public review and comment of the use and burden associated with a new information collection for this ``COVID Cohort'' Survey.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Follow-up Study of Coaching Practices in Early Care and Education Settings (OMB #0970-0515)
Document Number: 2020-28043
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-21
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
This is a primary data collection request for the Follow-up Study of Coaching Practices in Early Care and Education Settings (3), a follow-up to the previously approved Study of Coaching Practices in Early Care and Education Settings (SCOPE) survey (OMB #0970-0515). The study aims to examine, using surveys and qualitative interviews, the practice and processes of coaching and professional development in supporting early care and education (ECE) settings in their provision of care for preschool children and their families as COVID-19 has progressed. The study will focus on both centers and family child care (FCC) homes that serve low-income children, with a primary target of settings that serve children supported by Child Care and Development Fund subsidies or a Head Start grant.
Submission for OMB Review; Advance Planning Document (APD) Process (OMB #0970-0417)
Document Number: 2020-27916
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-18
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) is requesting an update to the Advance Planning Document (APD) process (OMB #0970-0417). OCSE proposes revisions to the annual burden estimates to reflect an increase in the number of states seeking approval to implement modernization solutions in efforts to replace antiquated legacy child support enforcement systems and to address an excess demand for emergency funding requests due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Submission for OMB Review; Placement and Transfer of Unaccompanied Alien Children Into ORR Care Provider (0970-0554)
Document Number: 2020-27901
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-18
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to continue to collect information that will allow Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Program to place UAC referred to ORR by Federal agencies into care provider facilities and to transfer UAC within the ORR care provider network. These information collections were originally approved under emergency approval for 6 months. This request is to continue data collection. Information collections related to other aspects of the UAC Programs, such as sponsorship and health care, are covered under OMB Numbers 0970-0278, 0970-0385, 0970-0466, 0970-0490, 0970-0498, 0970-0509, and 0970-0543.
Submission for OMB Review; Services Provided to Unaccompanied Alien Children (0970-0553)
Document Number: 2020-27898
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-18
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to continue to collect information that will allow Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Program to provide services to UAC as required by statute and ORR policy. These information collections were originally approved under emergency approval for 6 months. This request is to continue data collection. Information collections related to other aspects of the UAC Programs, such as sponsorship and health care, are covered under OMB Numbers 0970-0278, 0970-0385, 0970-0466, 0970-0490, 0970-0498, 0970-0509, and 0970-0543.
Submission for OMB Review; Release of Unaccompanied Alien Children From ORR Custody (0970-0552)
Document Number: 2020-27896
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-18
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to continue to collect information that will allow Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Program to process release of UAC from ORR custody and provide services after release. These information collections were originally approved under emergency approval for 6 months. This request is to continue data collection. Information collections related to other aspects of the UAC Programs, such as sponsorship and health care, are covered under OMB Numbers 0970-0278, 0970-0385, 0970-0466, 0970-0490, 0970-0498, 0970-0509, and 0970-0543.
Regulatory Clean Up Initiative; Correction
Document Number: 2020-26389
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-12-17
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration, Office of the Secretary, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Inspector General
The Department of Health and Human Services is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on November 16, 2020. This document had incorrectly designated footnotes and typographical errors.
Submission for OMB Review; Child Care and Development Fund Plan for States/Territories for FFY 2022-2024 (ACF-118; OMB #0970-0114)
Document Number: 2020-27466
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the form ACF-118: Child Care and Development Fund Plan for States/Territories (OMB #0970-0114, expiration 12/31/2021) for FFY 2022-2024. There are minor changes requested to the form.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Refugee Assistance Program Estimates: CMA-ORR-1
Document Number: 2020-27406
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is requesting a 1-year extension of the form ORR-1, Cash and Medical Assistance (CMA) Program Estimates (OMB #0970-0030, expiration 2/28/2021). There are no changes requested to the form or instructions.
Submission for OMB Review; ORR-3 and ORR-4 Report Forms for the Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Program (OMB #0970-0034)
Document Number: 2020-27194
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-11
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is requesting a 3- year extension of the ORR-3 and ORR-4 Report Forms (OMB #0970-0034, expiration 01/31/2021). ORR proposes revisions to improve clarity, secure outcome-based data, increase compliance with reporting requirements, and reduce burden.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) Post-Expenditure Report, Pre-Expenditure Report, and Intended Use Plan
Document Number: 2020-27015
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-09
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a revision to the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) Post- Expenditure Report, Pre-Expenditure Report, and Intended Use Plan (OMB #0970-0234), previously titled, ``Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) Post-Expenditure Report''). ACF is proposing to expand the information collection to include the collection of states' Intended Use Plans and retitle the information collection to clarify the role of the Pre- Expenditure Report.
Announcement of the Intent To Award a Single-Source Grant to the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland
Document Number: 2020-26970
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
ACF/OPRE announces the intent to award a grant in the amount of $499,514 to the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. The purpose of this award is to develop alternative statistical methods for adjusting Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) caseload data to account for states' programmatic differences and examine the relative effectiveness of state programs.
Office of Child Support Enforcement; Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority
Document Number: 2020-26778
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) has reorganized the Office of Child Support Enforcement. This reorganization realigns the functions of the Office of Child Support Enforcement. It eliminates the Division of Performance and Statistical Analysis and moves the functions to the Division of Federal Systems.
Flexibility for Head Start Designation Renewals in Certain Emergencies
Document Number: 2020-26033
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-12-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
This interim final rule adds a new provision to the Head Start Program Performance Standards (HSPPS) to establish parameters by which ACF may make designation renewal determinations during a federally declared major disaster, emergency, or public health emergency (PHE) and in the absence of all normally required data.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Generic Clearance for Financial Reports Used for ACF Mandatory Grant Programs (OMB #0970-0510)
Document Number: 2020-26636
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-12-03
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) proposes to extend data collection under the existing overarching generic clearance for Financial Reports used for ACF Mandatory Grant Programs (OMB #0970- 0510). There are no changes to the proposed types of information collection or uses of data.
Submission for OMB Review; Understanding Children's Transitions From Head Start to Kindergarten (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-26335
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeks approval to conduct semi-structured, qualitative interviews with Head Start staff (grantee administrators, managers/coordinators, center directors, teachers, staff), parents, affiliated community providers, and partner local education agency staff (administrators, elementary school principals, staff, and kindergarten teachers) at six sites. A comparative case study design will explore varying strategies and approaches to supporting children's transitions from Head Start to kindergarten.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request; Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood Performance Measures and Additional Data Collection (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-26266
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Family Assistance (OFA), has had administrative responsibility for federal funding of programs that strengthen families through healthy marriage and relationship education and responsible fatherhood programming since 2006 through the Healthy Marriage (HM) and Responsible Fatherhood (RF) Grant Programs. ACF required the 2015 cohort of HMRF granteeswhich received 5-year grants in September 2015to collect and report performance measures about program operations, services, and clients served (OMB #0970-0460). A performance measures data collection system called nFORM (Information, Family Outcomes, Reporting, and Management) was implemented with the 2015 cohort to improve the efficiency of data collection and reporting and the quality of data. This system allows for streamlined and standardized submission of grantee performance data through regular progress reports and supports grantee-led and federal research projects. ACF will continue performance measure and other data collection activities for the HMRF grant program with a new cohort of grantees who received 5-year awards in September 2020. ACF is requesting comment on a new data collection to support these activities with the 2020 HMRF grantee cohort. ACF has made changes to the previous cohort's data collection instruments and performance reports for use in the new cohort. This new grantee cohort is expected to begin collecting performance measure data and reporting to ACF in April 2021.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Human Services Programs in Rural Contexts Study
Document Number: 2020-26248
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proposing to collect data on the challenges and unique opportunities of administering human services programs in rural contexts. Case studies of 12 communities, in combination with analysis of administrative data and qualitative comparative analysis of the qualitative data, will provide ACF with a rich description of human services programs in rural contexts and provide ACF opportunities for strengthening human services programs' capacity to promote the economic and social wellbeing of individuals, families, and communities in rural contexts.
Submission for OMB Review; ORR Serious Medical Procedure Request (SMR) Form (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-26121
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to collect data for a new data collection, the Serious Medical Procedure Request (SMR) Form.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery (OMB #0970-0401)
Document Number: 2020-25978
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) proposes to extend data collection under the existing overarching Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery (OMB #0970-0401). There are no changes to the proposed types of information collection or uses of data, but ACF is requesting an increase to the estimated number of respondents.
Notice of Allotment Percentages to States for Child Welfare Services State Grants
Document Number: 2020-25917
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
As required by the Social Security Act, the Department is publishing the allotment percentage for each state under the Title IV-B Subpart 1, Stephanie Tubbs Jones Child Welfare Services Grant Program. The allotment percentages are one of the factors used in the computation of the Federal grants awarded under the Program.
Submission for OMB Review: State Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) (OMB #0970-0380)
Document Number: 2020-25782
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) requires mandatory formula grant applications, state plans, and performance progress reports from states and territories for the development and implementation of their State Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP). The State PREP Funding Opportunity Announcement sets forth the application and state plan requirements for the receipt of the following documents from applicants and awardees: Application, State Plan, and Performance Progress Report. ACYF/FYSB are requesting a reinstatement with no changes to the previously approved information collections under OMB #0970-0380.
Submission for OMB Review; Voluntary Acknowledgment of Paternity and Required Data Elements for Paternity Establishment Affidavits (OMB #0970-0171)
Document Number: 2020-25772
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is requesting a 3-year extension of the Voluntary Acknowledgment of Paternity and Required Data Elements for Paternity Establishment Affidavits (OMB #0970-0171). There are no changes requested to the form, but burden estimates have been adjusted.
Submission for OMB Review; TANF Expenditure Report, ACF-196R (OMB #0970-0446)
Document Number: 2020-25771
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Expenditure Report, Form ACF-196R (OMB #0970-0446, expiration 2/28/2021). ACF is reporting a change to remove certain guidance that was associated with an earlier ACF-196 report in order to devote the instructions to the singular ACF-196R report. In addition, ACF has clarified instructions where states have previously expressed confusion and has reorganized the format and chronology of section headers to better reflect the flow of the TANF reporting process.
Submission for OMB Review; Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) Post-Expenditure Report (OMB #0970-0234)
Document Number: 2020-25639
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-20
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) Post-Expenditure Report (OMB #0970-0234, expiration 1/31/2021). Although ACF initially proposed changes (see 85 FR 57863), after reconsideration during the initial comment period, this request is for an extension with no changes.
Expedited OMB Review and Public Comment: Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Annual Report (OMB #0970-0492)
Document Number: 2020-25479
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
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) and is inviting public comments on the proposed collection of data for the new Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) CARES Act Supplemental and CSBG Disaster Supplemental funding. This information will be collected through modified versions of the currently approved CSBG Annual Report (OMB #0970-0492, expiration 2/28/2023).
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Addition of New Instruments to Existing Information Collections by the Office of Refugee Resettlement (OMB #s: 0970-0553, 0970-0554, and 0970-0547)
Document Number: 2020-25477
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is inviting public comments on several proposed instruments. The instruments will be added to the following existing information collections: Services Provided to Unaccompanied Alien Children (OMB #0970-0553), Placement and Transfer of Unaccompanied Alien Children into ORR Care Provider Facilities (OMB #0970-0554), and Administration and Oversight of the Unaccompanied Alien Children Program (OMB #0970-0547).
Regulatory Clean Up Initiative
Document Number: 2020-21774
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-11-16
Agency: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration, Office of the Secretary, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Inspector General
The U.S Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is amending its regulations to make miscellaneous corrections, including correcting references to other regulations, misspellings and other typographical errors. This document is necessary to inform the public of these non-substantive changes to HHS's regulations.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; State Plan for Grants to States for Refugee Resettlement (OMB #0970-0351)
Document Number: 2020-24777
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-09
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is requesting a 3-year extension of the ACF form ORR-0135 State Plan for Grants to States for Refugee Resettlement (OMB #0970-0351, expiration 3/31/2021). ORR is proposing changes to the form.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; OCSE Stafford Act Flexibilities Request Form (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-24592
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-05
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), seeks approval of a standardized request form to collect information from state and tribal title IV-D child support agencies requesting administrative flexibilities under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (the ``Stafford Act''), due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Submission for OMB Review; Refugee Data Submission System for Formula Funds Allocations (ORR-5) (OMB #0970-0043)
Document Number: 2020-24398
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-04
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to extend approval for data collection using the current Refugee Data Submission System for Formula Funds Allocations (ORR-5) until January 31, 2021, and revise the current form for use after Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. The revised form will collect additional client-level data.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Formative Data Collections for ACF Research and Evaluation (OMB #0970-0356)
Document Number: 2020-24266
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-03
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) proposes to extend data collection under the existing overarching generic clearance for Formative Data Collections for ACF Research and Evaluation (OMB #0970-0356). There are no changes to the proposed types of information collection or uses of data, but the request does include an increase to the estimated number of respondents and, therefore, the overall burden estimate.
Submission for OMB Review; Information Comparison With Insurance Data (OMB #0970-0342)
Document Number: 2020-24141
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) is requesting a 3-year extension of the currently approved Information Comparison with Insurance Data (OMB #0970-0342; Expires 1/31/2021).
Submission for OMB Review; Multistate Financial Institution Data Match With Federally Assisted State Transmitted Levy
Document Number: 2020-24008
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-10-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) is requesting a 3-year extension of the currently approved Multistate Financial Institution Data Match with Federally Assisted State Transmitted Levy (MSFIDM/FAST Levy) (current OMB approval expires 1/31/2021).