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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families

Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

Title:State Developmental Disabilities Council 5-Year State Plan.

OMB No.:0980-0162.

Description:A Plan developed by the State Council on Developmental Disabilities is required by federal statute. Each State Council on Developmental Disabilities must develop the plan, provide for approval by the State Governor, and finally submit the plan on a five-year basis. On an annual basis, the Council must review the plan and make any amendments. The State Plan will be used (1) By the Council as a planning document; (2) by the citizenry of the State as a mechanism for commenting on the plans of the Council; and (3) by the Department as a stewardship tool, for ensuring compliance with the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, as one basis for providing technical assistance (e.g.,

during site visits), and as a support for management decision making.

Respondents:55 State Developmental Disabilities Councils.

Annual Burden Estimates

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 20,185

Additional Information

Copies of the proposed collection may be obtained by writing to the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Administration, Office of Information Services, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447,Attn:ACF Reports Clearance Officer. All requests should be identified by the title of the information collection.E-mail address: infocollection@acf.hhs.gov.

OMB Comment:OMB is required to make a decision concerning the collection of information between 30 and 60 days after publication of thisdocument in theFederal Register. Therefore, a comment is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent directly to the following:

Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project,Fax:202-395-7285.E-mail: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov, Attn:Desk Officer for the Administration for Children and Families.
Robert Sargis, Reports Clearance Officer.