A Daily Legislative Update Service of the Governmental Affairs Office
daily edition 11.15.2010
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Federal Register, Vol. 75, Nos. 210 - 213 (November 1, 2010 – November 4, 2010)
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On 11/1/10, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), announced a request for public comment on a proposed information collection, Measuring Preferences for Quality of Life for Child Maltreatment, to inform the scientific and public health communities of the impacts of child maltreatment (CM), and to evaluate and compare CM intervention programs. Comments are due 12/31/10. FR67092.
On 11/2/10, ACF, HHS, announced a request for public comment on a proposed information collection, Tracking of Participants in the Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Project (EHSREP), to maintain up-to-date contact information for the children/families in the event that ACF determines that a future follow-up to the EHSREP will take place. Comments are due 1/1/11. FR67376.
On 11/4/10, ACF, HHS, announced a request for public comment on a proposed information collection, Developmental Disabilities Program Independent Evaluation Project, which will be used to provide a report to the Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD) with information on the effectiveness of its programs and policies and serve as a way for ADD to promote accountability to the public. Comments are due 12/4/10. FR67977.
 
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On 11/1/10, the Victims of Crime Office, Department of Justice (DOJ), announced a request for public comment on an extension of a currently approved information collection, Victims of Crime Act, Victim Compensation Grant Program, State Performance Report, to be used by state governments to submit Annual Performance Report data about claims for victim compensation. Comments are due 12/31/10. FR67116.
 
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On 11/3/10, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced a 12/13/10 meeting of the Social Security Panel in Washington, DC, which is designated with the task of recommending a road map to aid SSA in determining what future systems technologies may be developed to assist in carrying out its statutory mission. FR67804.
 
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On 11/2/10, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), announced a proposed rule with comment period regarding Base Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for specific communities, necessary for them to adopt in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Comments are due 1/31/11. FR67304.
On 11/2/10, FEMA, DHS, announced a request for public comment on a revision of a currently approved information collection, Revisions to National Flood Insurance Program Maps: Application Forms and Instructions, to allow owners of structures that have been found to be in a designated Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) the opportunity to request a review of this determination. Comments are due 12/2/10. FR67382.
 
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On 11/1/10, the Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Bureau (ATF), Department of Justice (DOJ), announced a request for public comment on an extension of a currently approved information collection, Application to Register as an Importer of U.S. Munitions Import List Articles, to allow ATF to determine if the registrant qualifies to engage in the business of importing firearms, ammunition, and the implements of war, and to facilitate the collection of registration fees. Comments are due 11/30/10. FR67117.
 
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On 11/2/10, HHS announced an 11/17/10 and 11/18 meeting in Rockville, MD, of the Negotiated Rulemaking Committee on Designation of Medically Underserved Populations and Health Professional Shortage Areas to discuss methodologies for identifying areas of shortage or underservice, and for other purposes. FR67303.
 
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On 11/2/10 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a request for public comment on a proposed information collection, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, & TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), which has the primary responsibility within the CDC and the U.S. Public Health Service for the prevention and control of HIV infection, and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Comments are due 12/2/10. FR67365.
 
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On 11/3/10, the Office of the Chief Information Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), announced a request for public comment on a proposed information collection, Requirements for Designating Housing Projects, to be used by HUD to evaluate a Public Housing Agency’s (PHA) request for designated housing, composed of information on their proposal to designate a public housing development for occupancy by elderly and disabled families. Comments are due 12/3/10. FR67755.
 
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On 11/2/10, the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), HHS, announced a request for public comment on a proposed information collection, Reunification Procedures for Unaccompanied Alien Children, to be utilized by ORR for determining the suitability of a sponsor/respondent for the release of a minor from ORR custody. Comments are due 1/1/11. FR67377.
 
On 11/3/10, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS), DHS, announced that it has extended the designation of Somalia for temporary protected status (TPS) for 18 months, from its current expiration date of March 17, 2011 through September 17, 2012, due to the ongoing conflict in the country and the risks posed to individuals returning to the country. FR67383.
 
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On 11/4/10, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI), Department of the Treasury, announced an invitation for applications to the FY 2011 Funding Round of the Native American CDFI Assistance (NACA) Program, which provides technical assistance grants and financial assistance grants to build the community development capacity of Certified Native CDFIs, Emerging Native CDFIs, and Sponsoring Entities, and to increase access to capital in Native Communities. Applications are due 12/22/10. FR68026.
 
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On 11/2/10, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced a request for public comment on a new information collection, proposed guidance to executive departments and agencies regarding the appointment of federally registered lobbyists to boards and commissions. Comments are due 12/2/10. FR67397.
 
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On 11/2/10, the Office of Thrift Supervision, Department of the Treasury, announced a request for public comment on an extension of a currently approved information collection, Identity Theft Red Flags and Address Discrepancies under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003, designed to hold businesses accountable in their management of consumer information through regulations that address technology and procedural issues affecting how that information is handled. Comments are due 1/3/11. FR67453.
 
 

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