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CMS–10008 (OMB#: 0938–0802); Dated: January 30, 2008. (2) observational assessments of BSF
Frequency: Once; Affected Public: Michelle Shortt, families and their children.
Private sector—Business or other for- Director, Regulations Development Group, These data collections are part of the
profit; Number of Respondents: 10; Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory BSF evaluation, which is an important
Total Annual Responses: 10; Total Affairs. opportunity to learn if well-designed
Annual Hours: 160. [FR Doc. E8–2066 Filed 2–7–08; 8:45 am] interventions can help low-income
BILLING CODE 4120–01–P couples develop the knowledge and
To obtain copies of the supporting
relationship skills that research has
statement and any related forms for the shown are associated with healthy
proposed paperwork collections DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND marriages. BSF programs provide
referenced above, access CMS Web site HUMAN SERVICES instruction and support to improve
address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ marriage and relationship skills and
PaperworkReductionActof1995, or E- Administration for Children and enhance couples’ understanding of
mail your request, including your Families marriage. In addition, BSF programs
address, phone number, OMB number, provide links to a variety of other
and CMS document identifier, to Submission for OMB Review;
services that could help couples sustain
Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov, or call the Comment Request
a healthy relationship (e.g., employment
Reports Clearance Office on (410) 786– Proposed Project: assistance). The BSF evaluation uses an
1326. experimental design that randomly
Title: Building Strong Families (BSF) assigns couples who volunteer to
To be assured consideration, Demonstration and Evaluation—Impact
comments and recommendations for the participate in BSF programs to a
Study Second Follow-up program or to a control group.
proposed information collections must OMB No.: New Collection.
be received by the OMB desk officer at The 36-month data collection effort
the address below, no later than 5 p.m. Description: The Administration for draws heavily from the 15-month survey
Children and Families (ACF), U.S. conducted in BSF sites. Materials for the
on March 10, 2008. OMB Human
Department of Health and Human 15-month data collection effort were
Resources and Housing Branch,
Services (HHS), is proposing a data previously submitted to OMB and were
Attention: Carolyn Lovett, New collection activity as part of the approved under OMB Control No. 0970–
Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Building Strong Families (BSF) 0304.
Washington, DC 20503, Fax Number: Demonstration and Evaluation. The Respondents: The respondents for the
(202) 395–6974. proposed collection will consist of two telephone questionnaire will be all
elements: (1) A telephone survey to be couples in the BSF evaluation. The
administered to both partners in couples respondents for the observational
enrolled in the BSF research sample assessments will be a sub-sample of
about 36 months after enrollment, and children of the couples.

ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES


Annual Number of Average burden Estimated
Instrument number of responses per hours per annual burden
respondents respondent response hours

36-month telephone survey (female partner) .................................. 2,099 1 .9166666 1,924


(55 minutes)
36-month telephone survey (male partner) ..................................... 1,978 1 .8333333 1,648
(50 minutes)
Child/family observations ................................................................. 1,125 1 .6666666 750
(40 minutes)

Estimated Total Annual Burden having its full effect if OMB receives it DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND
Hours: 4,322 within 30 days of publication. Written HUMAN SERVICES
Additional Information: Copies of the comments and recommendations for the
proposed collection may be obtained by proposed information collection should Administration for Children and
writing to the Administration for be sent directly to the following: Office Families
Children and Families, Office of of Management and Budget, Paperwork
Submission for OMB Review;
Administration, Office of Information Reduction Project, FAX: 202–395–6974,
Comment Request
Services, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Attn: Desk Officer for ACF.
Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF Title: Voluntary Establishment of
Dated: February 1, 2008.
Reports Clearance Officer. All requests Paternity.
should be identified by the title of the Brendan Kelly,
OMB No.: 0970–0175.
information collection. E-mail address: Reports Clearance Officer. Description: Section 466(a)(5)(C) of
infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. [FR Doc. 08–555 Filed 2–7–08; 8:45 am] the Social Security Act requires States
OMB Comment: OMB is required to BILLING CODE 4184–01–M to pass laws ensuring a simple civil
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made a decision concerning the process for voluntarily acknowledging


collection of information between 30 paternity under which the State must
and 60 days after publication of this provide that the mother and putative
document in the Federal Register. father must be given notice, orally and
Therefore, a comment is best assured of in writing, of the benefits and legal

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responsibilities and consequences of birth record agencies, and other entities Respondents: State and Tribal IV–D
acknowledging paternity. The participating in the voluntary paternity agencies.
information is to be used by hospitals, establishment program.

ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES


Number of Average burden
Number of Total burden
Instrument responses per hours per
respondents hours
respondent response

None ................................................................................................ 1,025,521 (1) .166 170,236


1 Variable.

Estimated Total Annual Burden of Management and Budget, Paperwork OMB No.: 0970–0198.
Hours: 170,236. Reduction Project, Fax: 202–395–6974, Description: The Child Care and
Additional Information: Copies of the Attn: Desk Officer for the Development Fund (CCDF) Tribal Plan
proposed collection may be obtained by Administration for Children and serves as the agreement between the
writing to the Administration for Families.
Children and Families, Office of applicant (Indian tribes, tribal consortia
Dated: February 4, 2008. and tribal organizations) and the Federal
Administration, Office of Information Janean Chambers,
Services, 370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., government that describes how tribal
Reports Clearance Officer. applicants will operate CCDF Block
Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF
Reports Clearance Officer. All requests [FR Doc. 08–556 Filed 2–7–08; 8:45 am] Grant programs. The Tribal Plan
should be identified by the title of the BILLING CODE 4184–01–M provides assurances that the CCDF
information collection. E-mail address: funds will be administered in
infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. conformance with legislative
OMB Comment: OMB is required to DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND requirements, federal regulations at 45
make a decision concerning the HUMAN SERVICES CFR parts 98 and 99 and other
collection of information between 30 Administration for Children and applicable instructions or guidelines
and 60 days after publication of this Families issued by the Administration for
document in the Federal Register. Children and Families (ACF). Tribes
Therefore, a comment is best assured of Proposed Information Collection must submit a new CCDF Tribal Plan
having its full effect if OMB receives it Activity; Comment Request every two years in accordance with 45
within 30 days of publication. Written CFR 98.17.
comments and recommendations for the Proposed Projects
proposed information collection should Respondents: Tribal CCDF Programs
Title: Child Care and Development
be sent directly to the following: Office Fund Tribal Plan (Form ACF–118–A). (259 in total).

ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES


Number of Average burden
Number of Total burden
Instruments responses per hours per
respondents hours
respondent response

CCDF Tribal Plan ............................................................................ 259 1 17.5 4,532.5


CCDF Tribal Plan Amendments ...................................................... 259 1 1.5 388.5

Estimated Total Annual Burden The Department specifically requests Dated: February 4, 2008.
Hours: 4,921. comments on: (a) Whether the proposed Janean Chambers,
In compliance with the requirements collection of information is necessary Reports Clearance Officer.
of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the for the proper performance of the [FR Doc. 08–557 Filed 2–7–08; 8:45 am]
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the functions of the agency, including BILLING CODE 4184–01–M
Administration for Children and whether the information shall have
Families is soliciting public comment practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the
on the specific aspects of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the
information collection described above. proposed collection of information; (c)
Copies of the proposed collection of the quality, utility, and clarity of the
information can be obtained and
information to be collected; and (d)
comments may be forwarded by writing
ways to minimize the burden of the
to the Administration for Children and
Families, Office of Administration, collection of information on
Office of Information Services, 370 respondents, including through the use
L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, of automated collection techniques or
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DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance other forms of information technology.


Officer. E-mail address: Consideration will be given to
rsargis@acf.hhs.gov. All requests should comments and suggestions submitted
be identified by the title of the within 60 days of this publication.
information collection.

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