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Agency Information Collection Request. 30-Day Public Comment Request,

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Office of the Secretary, HHS.

In compliance with the requirement of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, is publishing the following summary of a proposed information collection request for public comment. The ICR requests modification of the Research and Related Other Project Information form, OMB Control Number 4040-0001, for the addition of two exemptions to the form in compliance with 45 CFR 46 Subpart A, The Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (Common Rule). Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.


Comments on the ICR must be received on or before August 23, 2017.


Submit your comments to or via facsimile to (202) 395-5806.

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To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed paperwork collections referenced above, email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, to, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (202) 690-7569. Send written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collections within 30 days of this notice directly to the OMB Desk Officer; faxed to OMB at 202-395-6974.

Proposed Project: Research and Related Other Project Information, OMB Control Number 4040-0001—Office within—Specific program collecting the data (is applicable).

Abstract: Grant applicants are required to provide additional information as a supplement to their application for Federal assistance to awarding agencies using the Research and Related Other Project Information form. If applicants use human subjects in their research, the applicant must adhere to 45 CFR 46 Subpart A, The Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (Common Rule). The Common Rule defined six exemptions from research guidelines. Two additional exemptions were added to revisions of the Common Rule on January 17, 2017 for a total of eight exemptions. The Research and Related Other Project Information form must be updated in order to accommodate the additional two exemptions.

Estimated Annualized Burden Table

Form nameNumber of respondentsNumber of responses per respondentAverage burden per response (in hours)Total burden hours
Research and Related Other Project Information137,66911137,669
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Darius Taylor,

Office of the Secretary, Paperwork Reduction Act Reports Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2017-15447 Filed 7-21-17; 8:45 am]