Title: Child Care and Development Fund Tribal Plan (Form ACF-118-A).
OMB No.: 0970-0198.
Description: The Child Care and Development fund (CCDF) Tribal Plan serves as the agreement between the applicant (Indian Tribes, tribal consortia and tribal organizations) and the Federal government that describes how tribal applicants will operate CCDF Block Grant programs. The Tribal Plan provides assurances that the CCDF funds will be administered in conformance with legislative requirements, federal regulations at 45 CFR parts 98 and 99 and other applicable instructions or guidelines issued by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF). Tribes must submit a new CCDF Tribal plan every two years in accordance with 45 CFR 98.17.
Respondents: Tribal CCDF Programs (262 in total).
|Instrument||Number of respondents||Number of responses per respondent||Average burden hours per response||Total burden hours|
|CCDF Tribal Plan||262||1||17.5||4,585|
|CCDF Tribal Plan Amendments||262||1||1.5||393|
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,978.
CCDF Tribal Plans are submitted biannually. This collection burden has been calculated to reflect an annual burden.
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.Start Signature
Dated: December 14, 2001.
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 01-31376 Filed 12-19-01; 8:45 am]
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