The Department of Health and Human Services; Office of the Secretary will periodically publish summaries of proposed information collections projects and solicit public comments in compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. To request more information on the project or to obtain a copy of the information collection plans and instruments, call the OS Reports Clearance Officer on (202) 690-6207.
Comments are invited 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 proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance 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.
Proposed Project 1. HHS Acquisition Regulations—HHSAR Subpart 315 Solicitations and Receipt of Proposals and Quotations—0990-0139—Extension with no change—Subpart 315.4 is needed to ensure consistency in all Departmental solicitations and to ensure that all solicitations describe all of the information which an offeror would need to submit an acceptable proposal. Respondents: State and local government, Businesses or other for-profit organizations, non-profit institutions, small businesses; Total Number of Respondents: 6,645; Frequency of Response: one time; Average Burden per Response: 2 hours; Estimated Annual Burden 13,290 hours.
Send comments to Cynthia Agnes Bauer, OS Reports Clearance Officer, Room 503H, Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Start Printed Page 4428Washington, DC 20201. Written comments should be received within 60 days of this notice.Start Signature
Dated: January 18, 2000.
Dennis P. Williams,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Budget.
[FR Doc. 00-1884 Filed 1-26-00 8:45 am]
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