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					                                                                                       Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 111 / Friday, June 9, 2006 / Notices                                                                                                  33477

                                          of information; (c) ways to enhance the                                     children with serious emotional                                             outcomes across CMHS-funded projects
                                          quality, utility, and clarity of the                                        disorders.                                                                  will improve the ability of SAMHSA
                                          information to be collected; and (d)                                           The purpose of this proposed data                                        and CMHS to respond to the
                                          ways to minimize the burden of the                                          activity is to promote the use of                                           Government Performance and Results
                                          collection of information on                                                consistent measures among CMHS                                              Act (GPRA) and the Office of
                                          respondents, including through the use                                      grantees and contractors funded through                                     Management and Budget Program
                                          of automated collection techniques or                                       the Program of Regional and National                                        Assessment Rating Tool (PART)
                                          other forms of information technology.                                      Significance (PRNS) and Children’s                                          evaluations.
                                                                                                                      Mental Health Initiative (CMHI) budget                                         A separate data collection form will
                                          Proposed Project: National Outcome                                          lines. The common National Outcome                                          be used for adults and children but will
                                          Measures (NOMs) for Consumers                                               Measures recommended by CMHS are a                                          be parallel in design. NOMs data will be
                                          Receiving Mental Health Services—                                           result of extensive examination and                                         collected at baseline with a periodic
                                          New                                                                         recommendations, using consistent                                           reassessment being conducted every six
                                                                                                                      criteria, by panels of staff, experts, and                                  months as long as the client remains in
                                             The mission of SAMHSA’s Center for                                       grantees. Wherever feasible, the                                            treatment. The proposed data collection
                                          Mental Health Services (CMHS) is to                                         proposed measures are consistent with                                       will cover eight of the ten domains in
                                          treat mental illnesses by promoting                                         or build upon previous data                                                 NOMs. The Cost-Effectiveness and
                                          mental health and by preventing the                                         development efforts within CMHS. This                                       Evidence-Based Practices domains are
                                          development or worsening of mental                                          activity will be organized to reflect and                                   under development. Completion of
                                          illness when possible. Congress created                                     support the domains specified for                                           these domains will require input from
                                          CMHS to bring new hope to adults who                                        SAMHSA’s NOMs. The use of                                                   other sources and is anticipated for
                                          have serious mental illnesses and to                                        consistent measurement for specified                                        Summer 2007.

                                                                                                                            Adult                                                                                        Child
                                                     Domain                                                                                                      Number                                                                                      Number
                                                                                                                 Source                                                                                        Source
                                                                                                                                                                 of items                                                                                    of items

                                          Access/Capacity ..........             SAMHSA Standardized Question ....................                                         4    SAMHSA Standardized Question 4 ................                                       4
                                          Functioning ..................         Mental Health Statistics Improvement Pro-                                                 8    Youth Services Survey for Families (YSS–F)                                            6
                                                                                  gram (MHSIP).
                                          Stability in Housing ......            SAMHSA Standardized Question ....................                                         1    SAMHSA Standardized Question 2 ................                                       2
                                          Education and Employ-                  SAMHSA Standardized Question ....................                                         3    SAMHSA Standardized Question 2 ................                                       2
                                            ment.
                                          Crime and Criminal                     SAMHSA Standardized Question ....................                                         1    SAMHSA Standardized Question 1 ................                                       1
                                            Justice.
                                          Perception of Care ......              MHSIP .............................................................                   14       YSS–F .............................................................                13
                                          Social Connectedness                   MHSIP .............................................................                    4       YSS–F .............................................................                 4
                                          Retention1 ....................        SAMSHA Standardized Question ....................                                      1       SAMSHA Standardized Question ....................                                   1

                                                Total Number .......              ..........................................................................           36       ..........................................................................         33



                                             In addition to questions asked of                                        information from client records on the                                        Following is the estimated annual
                                          clients related to the NOMs domains,                                        services received.                                                          response burden for this effort.
                                          programs will be required to abstract

                                                                                                                                                                                            Data collection
                                                                                                                                                                    Number of                                           Hours per data                   Total hour
                                                                                     Type of response                                                                                            per
                                                                                                                                                                   respondents                                            collection                      burden
                                                                                                                                                                                             respondents

                                          Client Baseline Assessment ..........................................................................                                23,575                             1                      0.333                  7,858
                                          Periodic Client Reassessment .......................................................................                                  8,225                             1                      0.333                  2,742
                                          Chart Abstraction ...........................................................................................                        23,575                             1                      0.1                    2,358

                                                Total ........................................................................................................                 23,575       ........................    ..........................             12,958



                                            Send comments to Summer King,                                               Dated: June 1, 2006.                                                      DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND
                                          SAMHSA Reports Clearance Officer,                                           Anna Marsh,                                                                 SECURITY
                                          Room 7–1045, 1 Choke Cherry Road,                                           Director, Office of Program Services.
                                          Rockville, MD 20850. Written comments                                       [FR Doc. E6–8990 Filed 6–8–06; 8:45 am]                                     [Docket No. DHS–2006–0023]
                                          should be received by August 8, 2006.                                       BILLING CODE 4162–20–P
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Policy Directorate; Homeland Security
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Advisory Council
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                                                                                                                                                                                                  AGENCY:Policy Directorate, Department
                                                                                                                                                                                                  of Homeland Security.
                                            1 Retention is measured at the first interview for                        modified to include an item in Section K (Services                          within the past 6 months; specifically, item 3 under
                                          a continuing consumer (baseline), follow-up                                 Received) where the provider will indicate whether                          Treatment Services.
                                          interview, and discharge interview. The survey was                          the consumer received Inpatient Psychiatric Care



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                                          ACTION: Notice of Partially Closed                      common culture at the Department as                    DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND
                                          Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.                     well as on the future of terrorism and                 SECURITY
                                                                                                  how the department should respond
                                          SUMMARY: The Homeland Security                                                                                 Transportation Security Administration
                                                                                                  and prepare the public. In those
                                          Advisory Council (HSAC) will hold a
                                                                                                  discussions various speakers from the
                                          meeting for purposes of receiving new                                                                          Intent To Request Approval From OMB
                                          taskings and briefings and holding                      Department and outside will discuss the
                                                                                                                                                         of One New Public Collection of
                                          member deliberations. This meeting will                 current trends in terrorism as well as
                                                                                                                                                         Information: TSA Web Site Usability
                                          be partially closed.                                    how various companies and
                                                                                                                                                         Development: Focus Groups and
                                                                                                  organizations have created a common
                                          DATES: Monday, June 26, 2006.                                                                                  Online Survey
                                                                                                  culture. Therefore certain trade secrets
                                          ADDRESSES: The open portions of the
                                                                                                  are likely to be discussed as well as how              AGENCY: Transportation Security
                                          meeting for the purpose of receiving                                                                           Administration, DHS.
                                                                                                  the Federal government investigates and
                                          future taskings and discussion listed
                                          above will be held at the St. Regis Hotel,              tracks the patterns of terrorism.                      ACTION: Notice.
                                          at 923 16th and K Streets, NW.,                            Public Attendance: A limited number                 SUMMARY: The Transportation Security
                                          Washington, DC, in the Potomac Room,                    of members of the public may register to               Administration (TSA) invites public
                                          lower lobby level from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.                attend the public session on a first-                  comment on a new information
                                          The closed portions of the meeting will                 come, first-served basis per the                       collection requirement abstracted below
                                          be held in the Mt. Vernon Room, lower                   procedures that follow. Security                       that we will submit to the Office of
                                          lobby level, and the United States Secret               requires that any member of the public                 Management and Budget (OMB) for
                                          Service Headquarters from 8:30 a.m. to                  who wishes to attend the public session                approval in compliance with the
                                          11 a.m, and then again from 1 p.m. to                   provide his or her name and date of                    Paperwork Reduction Act.
                                          4 p.m.                                                  birth no later than 5 p.m. E.S.T.,                     DATES: Send your comments by August
                                             If you desire to submit written                      Monday, June 19, 2006, to Kezia
                                          comments, they must be submitted by                                                                            8, 2006.
                                                                                                  Williams or an Executive Staff Member
                                          June 19, 2006. Comments must be                                                                                ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed
                                                                                                  of the HSAC via e-mail at                              or delivered to Katrina Wawer,
                                          identified by DHS–2006–0023 and may                     HSAC@dhs.gov or via phone at (202)
                                          be submitted by one of the following                                                                           Attorney-Advisor, Office of the Chief
                                                                                                  205–1433. Photo identification will be                 Counsel, TSA–2, Transportation
                                          methods:                                                required for entry into the public
                                             • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://                                                                       Security Administration, 601 South
                                                                                                  session, and everyone in attendance                    12th Street, Arlington, VA 22202–4220.
                                          www.regulations.gov. Follow the
                                                                                                  must be present and seated by 10:50
                                          instructions for submitting comments.                                                                          FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
                                             • E-mail: HSAC@dhs.gov. Include                      a.m.
                                                                                                                                                         Katrina Wawer at the above address, or
                                          docket number in the subject line of the                   Information on Services for                         by telephone (571) 227–1995; or
                                          message.                                                Individuals with Disabilities: For                     Yolanda Clark, Director and Chief
                                             • Fax: (202) 772–9718.                               information on facilities or services for              Spokesperson, or Philip Joncas, Office
                                             • Mail: Kezia Williams, Homeland                     individuals with disabilities, or to                   of Strategic Communications and Public
                                          Security Advisory Council, Department                   request special assistance at the                      Information, TSA–9, Transportation
                                          of Homeland Security, Washington, DC                    meeting, contact Kezia Williams as soon                Security Administration, 601 South
                                          20528.                                                  as possible.                                           12th Street, Arlington, VA 22202–4220,
                                             Instructions: All submissions received                                                                      or call (571) 227–2747.
                                          must include the words ‘‘Department of                     Basis for Closure: In accordance with
                                                                                                  Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory                  SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
                                          Homeland Security’’ and DHS–2006–
                                          0023, the docket number for this action.                Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, as                   Comments Invited
                                          Comments received will be posted                        amended (5 U.S.C. App. 1 et seq.), I
                                                                                                  have determined that portions of this                     In accordance with the Paperwork
                                          without alteration at http://                                                                                  Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501
                                          www.regulations.gov, including any                      HSAC meeting will be closed. At the
                                                                                                  closed portions of the meeting the                     et seq.), an agency may not conduct or
                                          personal information provided.                                                                                 sponsor, and a person is not required to
                                             Docket: For access to the docket to                  committee will be addressing specific
                                                                                                                                                         respond to, a collection of information
                                          read background documents or                            security and infrastructure
                                                                                                                                                         unless it displays a valid OMB control
                                          comments received by the DHS                            vulnerabilities, and these discussions
                                                                                                                                                         number. Therefore, in preparation for
                                          Homeland Security Advisory Council,                     are likely to include: trade secrets and
                                                                                                                                                         OMB review and approval of the
                                          go to http://www.regulations.gov.                       commercial or financial information
                                                                                                                                                         following information collection, TSA is
                                          FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:                        that is privileged or confidential;                    soliciting comments to—
                                          Kezia Williams, Homeland Security                       investigative techniques and                              (1) Evaluate whether the proposed
                                          Advisory Council, Washington, DC                        procedures; and matters that for which                 information requirement is necessary for
                                          20528, (202) 205–1433, HSAC@dhs.gov.                    disclosure would likely frustrate                      the proper performance of the functions
                                          SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: At the                       significantly the implementation of                    of the agency, including whether the
                                          upcoming meeting, the HSAC will focus                   proposed agency actions. Accordingly, I                information will have practical utility;
                                          on the future of terrorism; threat                      have determined that these portions of                    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the
                                          assessment for the next five years, and                 the meeting must be closed as consistent               agency’s estimate of the burden;
                                          creating a common culture within the                    with the provisions of 5 U.S.C.                           (3) Enhance the quality, effectiveness,
                                          Department of Homeland Security. The                    552b(c)(4), (7)(E), and (9)(B).                        and clarity of the information to be
                                          HSAC will also hold deliberations and                     Dated: June 5, 2006.                                 collected; and
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                                          discussions among HSAC members,                                                                                   (4) Minimize the burden of the
                                                                                                  Michael Chertoff,
                                          including discussions regarding                                                                                collection of information on those who
                                          administrative matters.                                 Secretary.                                             are to respond, including using
                                             The closed portion of the meeting will               [FR Doc. 06–5253 Filed 6–6–06; 2:14 pm]                appropriate automated, electronic,
                                          include discussions on building a                       BILLING CODE 4410–10–P                                 mechanical, or other technological


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