[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 76 (Friday, April 19, 2002)]
[Page 19438]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-9535]



Office of the Secretary

Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request

    The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the 
Secretary publishes a list of information collections it has submitted 
to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance in 
compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 
35) and 5 CFR 1320.5. The following are those information collections 
recently submitted to OMB.

1. Simplified Federalwide Assurance and IRB Registration System--

    Developed by the Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP), the 
new assurance and Institutional Review Board (IRB) registration system 
is designed to satisfy information collection requirements of Section 
491 of the Public Health Services Act, the Common Rule for the 
Protection of Human Subjects (56 FR 28003) and HHS Regulations at 45 
CFR Part 46. Respondents: Not-for Profit Institutions, For-Profits, 
State, Local or Tribal Governments, Federal Government; Burden 
Information for the IRB Registration--Total Annual Responses: 667; 
Average Burden per Response: one hour; Annual Burden: 667 hours. Burden 
Information for the assurance process is incorporated under OMB control 
number 0990-0260, which the information collection request for all 
reporting and recordkeeping requirements contained in the common rule.
    OMB Desk Officer: Allison Herron Eydt.
    Copies of the information collection packages listed above can be 
obtained by calling the OS Reports Clearance Officer on (202) 690-6207. 
Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent directly to the OMB desk officer designated 
above at the following address: Human Resources and Housing Branch, 
Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 
10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503.
    Comments may also be sent to Cynthia Agens Bauer, OS Reports 
Clearance Officer, Room 503H, Humphrey Building, 200 Independence 
Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201. Written comments should be received 
within 30 days of this notice.

    Dated: April 11, 2002.
Kerry Weems,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Budget.
[FR Doc. 02-9535 Filed 4-18-02; 8:45 am]