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Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request

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Proposed Projects:

Title: Interstate Referral Guide (IRG).

OMB No.: 0970-0209.

Description: The purpose of the Intergovernmental Referral Guide (IRG) project is to provide States, Foreign Nations and Tribes with an effective and efficient way of viewing and updating their profiles with child support enforcement policies and procedures, and their address and location code information by consolidating data available through numerous discrete sources into a centralized, automated repository.

Respondents: State IV-D Child Support Programs, Foreign Nation Child Support Programs and Tribes.

Annual Burden Estimates

InstrumentNumber of respondentsNumber of responses per respondentAverage burden hours per responseTotal burden hours
IRG State User Guide (States and Territories)54180.30291.60
IRG State User Guide (Foreign Nations2320.104.60
IRG Tribal User Guide44180.30237.60
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours533.80

In compliance with the requirements of Section 506(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 Administration, Office of Information Services, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. E-mail address: 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: August 19, 2008.

Janean Chambers,

Reports Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. E8-21853 Filed 9-17-08; 8:45 am]