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Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request; Medical Complaint Form, Contact Investigation Form: Non-TB Illness, and Contact Investigation Form: Active/Suspect TB

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Description: The Administration for Children and Families' Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) places unaccompanied minors in their custody in licensed care provider facilities until reunification with a qualified sponsor. Care provider facilities are required to provide children with services such as classroom education, mental health services, and health care. Pursuant to Exhibit 1, part A.2 of the Flores Settlement Agreement (Jenny Lisette Flores, et al., v. Janet Reno, Attorney General of the United States, et al., Case No. CV 85-4544-RJK (C.D. Cal. 1996), care provider facilities, on behalf of ORR, shall arrange for appropriate routine medical and dental care, family planning services, and emergency health care services, including a complete medical examination (including screening for infectious disease) within 48 hours of admission, excluding weekends and holidays, unless the minor was recently examined at another facility; appropriate immunizations in accordance with the U.S. Public Health Service (PHS), Center for Disease Control; administration of prescribed medication and special diets; appropriate mental health interventions when necessary for each minor in their care.

The forms are to be used as worksheets for healthcare providers and health departments to compile information that would otherwise have been collected during a medical evaluation. Once completed, the forms will be given to care provider program staff for data entry into ORR's electronic data repository known as `The UAC Portal'. Data will be used to record UC health conditions/illnesses and for case management of any identified illnesses/conditions.

Respondents: Office of Refugee Resettlement Grantee staff.

Annual Burden

InstrumentNumber of respondentsNumber of responses per respondentAverage burden hours per responseTotal burden hours
Medical Complaint Form1202,507.1339,109
Contact Investigation Form: Non-TB Illness1204.0838
Contact Investigation Form: Suspect or Active TB1202.0819

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 39,166.

In compliance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chap 35), 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 Planning, Research and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW., Washington DC 20201. Attn: ACF Reports Clearance Officer. Email 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. Start Printed Page 28490Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication.

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Robert Sargis,

Reports Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2017-13013 Filed 6-21-17; 8:45 am]