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157 / Tuesday, August 15, 2006 / Notices

interventions on marital stability and community members where CHMI communities with similar outcomes in
satisfaction and child and family well- demonstrations are operating, the first of comparison communities that are well
being outcomes among low-income three CHMI surveys. The impact matched to the demonstration project
families. Primary data for the impact evaluation will assess the effects of sites.
evaluation will come from three waves community healthy marriage initiatives Respondents: Community members
of in-person data collection. This by comparing family and child well- aged 18–49 in three study sites and
collection is a baseline survey of being outcomes in the CHMI three comparison communities.

ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES


Number of Average
Number of Total burden
Instrument responses per burden hours
respondents hours
respondent per response

CHMI Baseline Survey .................................................................................... 4,200 1 1 4,200

Estimated Total Annual Burden Dated: August 9, 2006. representative grantee/delegate agencies
Hours: 4200/ Robert Sargis, (in communities where there were more
In compliance with the requirements Reports Clearance Officer. eligible children and families than can
of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the [FR Doc. 06–6923 Filed 8–14–06; 8:45am] be served by the program). The
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the BILLING CODE 4184–01–M
participating children were randomly
Administration for Children and assigned to either a Head Start group
Families is soliciting public comment (that could enroll in Head Start services)
on the specific aspects of the DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND or a control group (that could not enroll
information collection described above. HUMAN SERVICES in Head Start services but could enroll
Copies of the proposed collection of in other available services selected by
information can be obtained and Administration for Children and their parents). Data collection for the
comments may be forwarded by writing Families study began in the fall of 2002 and
to the Administration for Children and extended through spring 2006.
Families, Office of Administration, Proposed Information Collection
It is the intention of the
Office of Information Services, 370 Activity; Comment Request Proposed
Administration for Children and
L’Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, Projects
Families to examine outcomes for this
DC 20447, Attn: ACF Reports Clearance
Title: Third Grade Follow-up to the sample of children and families during
Officer. E-mail address:
Head Start Impact Study. the spring of the children’s third grade
infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. All requests
OMB No.: 0970–0229. year. Data will be collected in the spring
should be identified by the title of the
Description: The Administration for of 2007 (for the four-year-old cohort)
information collection.
The Department specifically requests Children and Families (ACF) within the and the spring of 2008 (for the three-
comments on (a) whether the proposed Department of Health and Human year-old cohort). The domains for
collection of information is necessary Services (HHS) is requesting comments development to be assessed include
for the proper performance of the on plans to implement a third grade demographic characteristics of the
functions of the agency, including follow-up to the Head Start Impact children and families, as well as
whether the information shall have Study. This study will collect children’s cognitive development,
practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the information for determining, on a school achievement and adjustment,
agency’s estimate of the burden of the national basis, how Head Start affects socio-emotional functioning, health and
proposed collection of information; (c) outcomes in the third grade for children access to health care, and relationships
the quality, utility, and clarity of the who participated in the program as with peers. Information will also be
information to be collected; and (d) compared to children not enrolled in collected on parents’ involvement in
ways to minimize the burden of the Head Start and to determine under educational activities, mental health
collection of information on which conditions Head Start works best and well-being, and monitoring and
respondents, including through the use and for which children. other parenting practices, and
of automated collection techniques or The Head Start Impact Study was a information related to the characteristics
other forms of information technology. longitudinal study that involved and quality of the schools and
Consideration will be given to approximately 5,000 first-time-enrolled classrooms that children attend.
comments and suggestions submitted three- and four-year-old pre school Respondents: Individuals or
within 60 days of this publication. children across 84 nationally households and school districts.

ANNUAL BURDEN ESTIMATES


Number of Average
Number of Total burden
Respondents and activities responses per burden hours
respondents hours
respondent per response
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Child Interview and Assessment ..................................................................... 4,600 1 1 4,600


Parent Interview ............................................................................................... 4,600 1 1 4,600
Teacher Survey ............................................................................................... 4,600 1 .33 1,533
School Administrator Survey ........................................................................... 2,300 1 .25 575

Total Annual Burden Estimates ................................................................ ........................ ........................ ........................ 11,308

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In compliance with the requirements 1305 note, 42 U.S.C. 601 et seq., and as sections 641A(d) and 645A(b)(9) of the
of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the amended now and hereafter. Head Start Act, and 45 CFR part 1304
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the (b) Limitations and Conditions. and to terminate or suspend funding or
Administration for Children and 1. This delegation shall be exercised deny refunding to Head Start and Early
Families is soliciting public comment under the Department’s existing policies Head Start grantees pursuant to Section
on the specific aspects of the on delegations and regulations. 646 of the Head Start Act, 42 U.S.C.
information collection described above. 2. This delegation shall be exercised 9841, and 45 CFR parts 1303 and 1304.
Copies of this proposed collection of under financial and administrative (b) Limitations and Conditions.
information can be obtained and requirements applicable to all 1. This delegation shall be exercised
comments may be forwarded by writing Administration for Children and under the Department’s existing policies
to the Administration for Children and Families authorities. on delegations and regulations.
Families, Office of Information Services, 3. Any redelegation shall be in writing 2. This delegation shall be exercised
370 L’Enfant Promenade, SW., and prompt notification must be under financial and administrative
Washington, DC 20447, Attn: ACF provided to all affected managers, requirements applicable to all
Reports Clearance Officer. All requests supervisors, and other personnel. Administration for Children and
should be identified by the title of the (c) Effect on Existing Delegations. Families authorities. The approval or
information collection. E-mail: This delegation supersedes any disapproval of grant applications, the
infocollection@acf.hhs.gov. previous delegation of authority making of grant awards, the waiver of
The Department specifically requests pertaining to the Child Care and the non-Federal share under 42 U.S.C.
comments on (a) whether the proposed Development Block Grant Program to 9835(b), the waiver of fifteen percent
collection of information is necessary the Administration on Children, Youth administrative cost limitation under 42
for the proper performance of the and Families (ACYF) and officials U.S.C. 9839(b), and the approval of
functions of the agency, including within ACYF. interim grantees under 42 U.S.C. 9836(e)
(d) Effective Date. require concurrence of the grants officer.
whether the information shall have
This delegation was effective on July The approval or disapproval of contract
practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the
24, 2006. applications and awards are subject to
agency’s estimate of the burden of the
I hereby affirm and ratify any actions contracting officer processes in
proposed collection of information; (c)
taken by the Director, Office of Family accordance with Federal Acquisition
the quality, utility, and clarity of the
Assistance, which involved the exercise Regulations.
information to be collected; and (d)
of the authority delegated herein prior 3. Any redelegation shall be in writing
ways to minimize the burden of the
to the effective date of this delegation. and prompt notification must be
collection of information on
respondents, including through the use Dated: August 7, 2006. provided to all affected managers,
of automated collection techniques or Wade F. Horn, supervisors, and other personnel.
other forms of information technology. Assistant Secretary for Children and Families. (c) Effect on Existing Delegations.
This delegation supersedes all
Consideration will be given to [FR Doc. E6–13332 Filed 8–14–06; 8:45 am]
previous delegations of authority
comments and suggestions submitted BILLING CODE 4184–01–P
involving the Head Start Act to officials
within 60 days of this publications.
within the Administration on Children,
Dated: August 9, 2006. Youth and Families.
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND
Robert Sargis, (d) Effective Date.
HUMAN SERVICES This delegation was effective on July
Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 06–6924 Filed 8–14–06; 8:45 am] Administration for Children and 24, 2006.
I hereby affirm and ratify any actions
BILLING CODE 4184–01–M Families
taken by the Director, Office of Head
Statement of Organization, Functions Start, which involved the exercise of the
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND and Delegation of Authority authority delegated herein prior to the
HUMAN SERVICES effective date of this delegation.
Notice is hereby given that I have
Dated: August 7, 2006.
Administration for Children and delegated to the Director, Office of Head
Wade F. Horn,
Families Start, the following authority vested in
me by the Secretary of Health and Assistant Secretary for Children and Families.
Statement of Organization, Functions Human Services in a memorandum [FR Doc. E6–13333 Filed 8–14–06; 8:45 am]
and Delegation of Authority dated August 20, 1991. BILLING CODE 4184–01–P
(a) Authority Delegated.
Notice is hereby given that I have Authority to administer the Head
delegated to the Director, Office of Start and Early Head Start programs, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND
Family Assistance, the following authorized by the Head Start Act, 42 SECURITY
authority vested in me by the Secretary U.S.C. 9801 et seq., including authority
of Health and Human Services in a to conduct reviews of Head Start and Office of the Secretary
memorandum dated September 16, Early Head Start grantees pursuant to
1997. sections 641A(c) and 645A(b)(9) of the United States Visitor and Immigrant
(a) Authority Delegated. Head Start Act, 42 U.S.C. 9836A and Status Indicator Technology Program
Authority to administer the 9840A, and to determine the existence (‘‘US–VISIT’’); Notice to Aliens Subject
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provisions of the Child Care and of deficiencies, as defined in 45 CFR to US–VISIT Screening
Development Block Grant Amendments 1304.3(a)(6), and other instances of AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, DHS.
of 1996, 42 U.S.C. 9801 note, under noncompliance, to make determinations ACTION: Notice.
Sections 601–615 of the Personal of whether deficiencies and other
Responsibility and Work Opportunity instances of noncompliance have been SUMMARY: This Notice identifies the port
Reconciliation Act of 1996, 42 U.S.C. corrected by grantees pursuant to of entry of Fresno, California, the sea

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