[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 197 (Tuesday, October 13, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 61425-61426]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-25924]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    Title: Title IV-E Plan for Foster Care, Adoption Assistance, and, 
optional, Guardianship Assistance Programs.
    OMB No.: 0970-0433.
    Description: A title IV-E plan is required by section 471, part IV-
E of the Social Security Act (the Act) for each public child welfare 
agency requesting Federal funding for foster care, adoption assistance 
and guardianship assistance under the Act. Section 479B of the Act 
provides for an Indian tribe, tribal organization or tribal consortium 
(Tribe) to operate a title IV-E program in the same manner as a State 
with minimal exceptions. The Tribe must have an approved title IV-E 
Plan. The title IV-E plan provides assurances the programs will be 
administered in conformity with the specific requirements stipulated in 
title IV-E. The plan must include all applicable State or Tribal 
statutory, regulatory, or policy references and citations for each 
requirement as well as supporting documentation. A title IV-E agency 
may use the pre-print format prepared by the Children's Bureau of the 
Administration for Children and Families or a different format, on the 
condition that the format used includes all of the title IV-E plan 
requirements of the law.
    Respondents: Title IV-E agencies administering or supervising the 
administration of the title IV-E programs.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
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                                                                     Number of    Average burden
                   Instrument                        Number of     responses per     hours per     Total burden
                                                    respondents     respondent       response          hours
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Title IV-E Plan.................................              17               1              16             272
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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 272.

Additional Information

    Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained by writing to the 
Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research 
and Evaluation, 370 L'Enfant Promenade SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: 
ACF Reports Clearance Officer. All requests should be identified by the 
title of the information collection. Email address: 
[email protected].

OMB Comment

    OMB is required to make a decision concerning 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. 
Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent directly to the following: Office of 
Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project, Email: 
[email protected]. Attn:

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Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families.

Robert Sargis,
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-25924 Filed 10-9-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4184-01-P