Title: ACF Generic Clearance for Mandatory Grant Financial Reports.
OMB No.: 0970—New.
Description: OMB has granted permission for ACF to submit a request for a generic clearance to be used for the financial reports used in the administration of mandatory grants. This clearance supports the Departments initiative of Generating Efficiencies through Streamlined Processes by employing an abbreviated process.
If approved program offices will be at liberty to tailor a financial report to their specific needs rather than adhering to a standard form.
Respondents: States and Territories.
Annual Burden Estimates
|Instrument||Number of respondents||Number of responses per
respondent||Average burden hours
per response||Total burden hours|
|Mandatory Grant Financial Reports||900||4||5||18,000|
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours:
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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 Start Printed Page 60201comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication.
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-27306 Filed 12-18-17; 8:45 am]
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