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Title: Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Household Report.

OMB No.: 0970-0060.

Description: This report is an annual activity required by statute (42 U.S.C. 8629) and Federal reguations (45 CFR 96.92) for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Submission of the completed report is one requirement for LIHEAP grantees applying for Federal LIHEAP block grant funds. States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico are required to report statistics for the previous Federal fiscal year on:

  • Assisted and applicant households, by type of LIHEAP assistance;
  • Assisted and applicant households, by type of LIHEAP assistance and poverty level;
  • Assisted households, regardless of the type(s) of LIHEAAP assistance;
  • Assisted households, by type of LIHEAP assistance, having at least one vulnerable member broken out; by a person at least 60 years or younger, disabled person, or a child five years older or younger;
  • Assisted households, by type of LIHEAP assistance, with at least one member age 2 years or under;
  • Assisted households, by type of LIHEAP assistance, with at least one member ages 3 years through 5 years; and
  • Assisted households, regardless of the type(s) of LIHEAP assistance, having at least one member 60 years or older, disabled, or five years old or younger.

Insular areas (other than the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico) and Indian Tribal Grantees are required to submit data only on the number of households receiving heating, cooling, energy crisis, or weatherization benefits.

The information is being collected for the Department's annual LIHEAP Report to Congress. The data also provide information about the use of LIHEAP funds. Finally, the data are used in the calculation of LIHEAP performance measures under the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993. The data elements will allow the accuracy of measuring LIHEAP targeting performance and LIHEAP cost efficiency.

Respondents: State Governments, Tribal Governments, Insular Areas, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.Start Printed Page 51370

Annual Burden Estimates

InstrumentNumber of respondentsNumber of responses per respondentAverage burden hours per responseTotal burden hours
Assisted Household Report—Long Form521251,300
Assisted Household Report—Short Form16411164
Applicant Household Report52113676

Estimated Total Annual Burden Estimates: 2,140.

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: 202-395-6974, 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. 2011-21107 Filed 8-17-11; 8:45 am]

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