Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
The information collection required by the use of this form is necessary to comply with Public Law 95-608, the Indian Child Welfare Act, and as codified in 25 CFR part 23, Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). This information is collected through the use of a consolidated caseload form by tribal Indian Child Welfare Act program directors who are the providers of the ICWA services. The information is used to determine the extent of service needs in local Indian communities, assessment of the Indian Child Welfare Act program effectiveness, and to provide data for the annual program budget justification. The responses to this request for information collection are voluntary and the aggregated report is not considered confidential. The public is not required to respond unless a currently valid OMB control number is displayed.
We requested comments on the proposed renewal in the
(a) the necessity of this information collection for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;
(b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
(c) ways we could enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and,
(d) ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the information on therespondents, such as through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Please note that an agency may not sponsor or request, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it has a valid OMB Control Number.
OMB is required to respond to this request within 60 days after publication of this notice in the