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Proposed Information Collection Activity; ACF Performance Progress Report, ACF-OGM-SF-PPR-B

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AGENCY:

Office of Grants Management; Administration for Children and Families; HHS.

ACTION:

Request for public comment.

SUMMARY:

The Office of Grants Management (OGM), in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the form ACF-OGM-SF-PPR-B (OMB #0970-0406, expiration 9/30/2019). There are no changes requested to the form.

DATES:

Comments due within 60 days of publication. In compliance with the requirements of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Administration for Children and Families is soliciting public comment on the specific aspects of the information collection described above.

ADDRESSES:

Copies of the proposed collection of information can be obtained and comments may be forwarded by emailing infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. Alternatively, copies can also be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, 330 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20201, Attn: OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. All requests, emailed or written, should be identified by the title of the information collection.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Description: The ACF Office of Grants Management proposes to continue collecting program performance data for Start Printed Page 39853ACF's discretionary grantees using the existing ACF-OGM-SF-PPR-B (OMB #0970-0406, expiration 9/30/2019) form with no changes. The form, developed by OGM, was created from the basic template of the OMB-approved reporting format of the Program Performance Report. OGM uses this data to ensure grantees are proceeding in a satisfactory manner in meeting the approved goals and objectives of the project, and if funding should be continued for another budget period.

The requirement for grantees to report on performance is OMB grants policy. Specific citations are contained in 45 CFR part 75 Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for HHS Awards.

Respondents: All ACF Discretionary Grantees. State governments, Native American Tribal governments, Native American Tribal Organizations, Local Governments, and Nonprofits with or without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS.

Annual Burden Estimates

InstrumentTotal number of respondentsTotal number of responses per respondentAverage burden hours per responseTotal burden hoursAnnual burden hours
ACF-OGM-SF-PPR-B6,0006136,00012,000

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12,000.

Comments: 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 comments and suggestions submitted within 60 days of this publication.

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Authority: 45 CFR part 75.

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Mary B. Jones,

ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2019-17224 Filed 8-9-19; 8:45 am]

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