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Title: 45 CFR Part 95, Section F.

OMB No.: 0992-0005.

Description: The advance planning document (APD) process, established in the rules at 45 CFR Part 95, Subpart F, is the procedure by which states request and obtain approval for Federal financial participation in their cost of acquiring automatic data processing equipment and services. The state agency's submitted APD provides the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) with the following information necessary to determine the state's need to acquire the requested ADP equipment and/or services:

(1) A statement of need;

(2) A requirements analysis and feasibility study;

(3) A cost benefit analysis;

(4) A proposed activity schedule; and,

(5) A proposed budget.

HHS' determination of a state agency's need to acquire requested ADP equipment or services is authorized at sections 402(a)(5), 452(a)(1), 1902(a)(4) and 1102 of the Social Security Act.

Respondents: States.

Annual Burden Estimates

InstrumentNumber of respondentsNumber of responses per respondentAverage burden hours per responseTotal burden hours
Advance Planning Document501.84605,520
RFP and Contract501.541.5115.5
Emergency Funding Request271127
Service Agreements141114
Biennial Reports5011.575

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,751.5

Additional Information: Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Administration, Office of Information Services, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. e-mail address:

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, e-mail address:

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Dated: August 8, 2004.

Robert Sargis,

Reports Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 04-18840 Filed 8-17-04; 8:45 am]