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Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Extension of the Expiration Date of the Title VI Program Performance Report

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Summary

The Administration on Aging (AoA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information collection requirements relating to the Title VI Program Performance Report.

 

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Submit written or electronic comments on the collection of information by April 7, 2003.

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Submit electronic comments on the collection of information to: Yvonne.Jackson@aoa.gov. Submit written comments on the collection of information to Administration on Aging, Washington, DC 20201.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Back to Top

Yvonne Jackson; Director; Office for American Indian, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian Programs; Administration on Aging, Washington, DC; (202) 357-3501; Yvonne.Jackson@aoa.gov.

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Under the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. “Collection of information” is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and includes agency request or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) requires Federal agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, AoA is publishing notice of the proposed collection of information set forth in this document. With respect to the following collection of information, AoA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of AoA's functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of AoA's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques when appropriate, and other forms of information technology.

The purpose is to continue an existing information collection, Title VI Program Performance Report, from Title VI grantees to use in reporting information on programs funded by Title VI as required under section 202(a)(19), section 614(a)(2), and section 614(a)(3) of the Older Americans Act, as amended.

AoA estimates the burden of this collection of information as follows:

Frequency: Semi-Annually.

Respondents: Tribal Organizations.

Estimated Number of Responses: 486.

Estimated Burden Hours: 729.

Dated: January 30, 2003.

Josefina G. Carbonell,

Assistant Secretary for Aging.

[FR Doc. 03-2499 Filed 2-3-03; 8:45 am]

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