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Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

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Title: Developmental Disabilities Protection and Advocacy Statement of Objectives and Priorities.

OMB No.: 0980-0270.

Description: Required by federal statute and regulation. Each State Protection and Advocacy System must prepare and submit to public comment a Statement of Objectives and Priorities (SOP). The final version of this SOP for the coming fiscal year is submitted to ADD. The information in the SOP will be aggregated into a national prospective profile of where Protection and Advocacy systems are going. It will provide ADD with an overview of program direction, and permit ADD to track accomplishments against objectives/targets, permitting the formulation of technical assistance and compliance with GPRA.

Respondents: State and Tribal Government.

Annual Burden Estimates

InstrumentNumber of respondentsNumber of responses per respondentAverage burden hours per responseTotal burden hours
P&A SOP571442,508
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours2,508

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 Information Services, 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.

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 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.

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Dated: April 2, 2001.

Bob Sargis,

Reports Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 01-8456 Filed 4-5-01; 8:45 am]