[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 156 (Friday, August 12, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50225-50226]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-20495]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

    Title: Parents and Children Together--Discussion Guide.
    OMB No.: New Collection.
    Description: The Administration for Children and Families (ACE), 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is proposing an 
information collection activity as part of an evaluation of healthy 
marriage and responsible fatherhood grant programs. The evaluation 
study title is: Parents and Children Together (PACT). This phase of 
information collection will involve discussion of a range of topics 
with key informants in grantee and partner organizations such as their 
organizational structure, program services, populations served and 
specific approaches for the grant programs.
    The information will be used by ACF for the identification and 
selection of grantee programs to be included in the evaluation.
    Respondents: Semi-structured discussions will be held with 
administrators and managers of healthy marriage and responsible 
fatherhood grants and, where appropriate, administrators and managers 
of key partner agencies.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of    Average burden
                   Instrument                      Annual number   responses per     hours per     Total annual
                                                  of respondents    respondent       response      burden hours
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Discussion Guide................................             150               1               1             150
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 150.
    In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and 
Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the 
information collection described above. Copies of the proposed 
collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded 
by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of 
Planning, Research and Evaluation, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW., 
Washington, DC 20447, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. E-mail 
address: [email protected]. All requests should be 
identified by the title of the information collection.
    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

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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.

    Dated: August 8, 2011.
Steven M. Hanmer,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-20495 Filed 8-11-11; 8:45 am]
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