Title: Voluntary Establishment of Paternity.
OMB No.: 0970-0175.
Description: The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 requires States to develop procedures for a simple civil process for voluntarily acknowledging paternity under which the State must provide that, before a mother and putative father can sign a voluntary acknowledgement of paternity, the mother and putative father must be given notice, orally and in writing, of the alternatives to, the legal consequences of, and the rights and responsibilities of acknowledging Start Printed Page 20818paternity, and ensure that due process safeguards are afforded.
Respondents: Hospitals, birth record agencies, and other entities participating in a State's voluntary paternity establishment program.
Annual Burden Estimates
|Notifying entity||Number of disclosors||Number of disclosures per disclosor||Average burden hours per disclosure||Average burden hours for training||Total burden hours|
|Birth Record Agencies||3,072||3.319||.166||36||1,728|
|Child Support Agencies||3,072||3.319||.166||36||1,728|
|Private Health Care Providers||650,000||3.319||.166||36||1,728|
|Child Care Resource and Referral Centers||500||3.319||.166||36||1,728|
|Child Care Providers||310,000||3.319||.166||36||1,728|
|Legal Aid Agencies and Private Attorneys||946,500||3.319||.166||36||1,728|
|Food Stamp Agencies||3,072||3.319||.166||36||1,728|
|community Action Agencies||1,158||3.319||.166||36||1,728|
|Head Start Schools||37,000||3.319||.166||36||1,728|
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 76,059.
Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained 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.
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, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attn: Desk Officer for ACF.Start Signature
Dated: April 20, 2001.
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 01-10233 Filed 4-24-01; 8:45 am]
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