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Title: Required Data Elements for Paternity Establishment Affidavits.

OMB No.: 0970-0171.

Description: Section 466(a)(5)(C)(iv) of the Social Security Act the Act) requires States to develop and use an affidavit for the voluntary acknowledgement of paternity. The affidavit for the voluntary acknowledgement of paternity must include the minimum requirements specified by the Secretary under section 452(a)(7) of the Act. The affidavits will be used by hospitals, birth record agencies, and other entities participating in the voluntary paternity establishment program.

Respondents: State and Tribal IV-D agencies, hospitals, birth record agencies and other entities participating in the voluntary paternity establishment program.

Annual Burden Estimates

InstrumentNumber of respondentsNumber of responses per respondentAverage burden hours per responseTotal burden hours
Acknowledgments1,167,09710.17198,406.49
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours:198,406.49

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. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection. E-mail address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov.

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.

Fax: 202-395-7285.

E-mail: OIRA_SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV.

Attn: Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families.

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Robert Sargis,

Reports Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2011-6947 Filed 3-23-11; 8:45 am]

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