Administration for Children and Families February 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Proposed Projects
Document Number: 05-3506
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children and Families Administration
Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegations of Authority
Document Number: 05-3365
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-22
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children and Families Administration
Office of Child Support Enforcement; Special Improvement Project (SIP) Grants
Document Number: 05-3090
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-17
Agency: Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health & Human Services, Children and Families Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) invites eligible applicants to submit competitive grant applications for special improvement projects, which further the national child support mission, vision, and goals. For FY 2005, OCSE is looking for projects that reflect the goals of the new FY 2005-2009 strategic plan including the goals that all children have parentage established; and all children in IV-D (child support) cases have support orders established, have medical coverage and receive financial support from parents as ordered. The last goal of the strategic plan is that the IV-D program will be efficient and responsive in its operations. Applications will be screened and evaluated as indicated in this program announcement. Awards will be contingent upon the outcome of the competition and the availability of funds. For FY 2005, approximately $1.8 million is available for all priority areas. A non-Federal match is not required. The anticipated start date for the new awards is August 1, 2005; projects under Priority 1 may run through December 31, 2006, for a period of up to 17 months; projects under Priorities 2, 4 and 5 may run through July 31, 2007, for a period of up to 24 months and projects under Priority 3 may run through July 31, 2008, for a period of up to 36 months. Legislative Authority: Section 452(j) of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 652(j), provides Federal funds for information dissemination and technical assistance to States, training of Federal and State staff to improve child support programs, and research, demonstration, and special projects of regional or national significance relating to the operation of State child support enforcement programs.
State Median Income Estimate for a Four-Person Family (FFY 2006); Notice of the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2006 State Median Income Estimates for Use Under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Administration by the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Community Services, Division of Energy Assistance
Document Number: 05-3088
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children and Families Administration
This notice announces the estimated median income for four- person families in each State and the District of Columbia for FFY 2006 (October 1, 2005 to September 30, 2006). LIHEAP grantees may adopt the State median income estimates beginning with the date of this publication of the estimates in the Federal Register or at a later date as discussed below. This means that LIHEAP grantees could choose to implement this notice during the period between the heating and cooling seasons. However, by October 1, 2005, or by the beginning of a grantee's fiscal year, whichever is later, LIHEAP grantees using State median income estimates must adjust their income eligibility criteria to be in accord with the FFY 2006 State median income estimates. This listing of estimate State median incomes provides one of the maximum income criteria that LIHEAP grantees may use in determining a household's income eligibility for LIHEAP.
Agency Recordkeeping/Reporting Requirements Under Emergency Review by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
Document Number: 05-3087
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children and Families Administration
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Proposed Projects:
Document Number: 05-2826
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children and Families Administration
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-2825
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children and Families Administration
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-2744
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-14
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children and Families Administration
Office of Community Services Funding Opportunity
Document Number: 05-2512
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-09
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children and Families Administration
Notice of Issuance of Final Policy Directive
Document Number: 05-2325
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children and Families Administration
The Administration for Native Americans (ANA) herein describes its issuance of final interpretive rules, general statements of policy and rules of agency procedure or practice relating to the Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS), Language Preservation and Maintenance (hereinafter referred to as Native Language), and Environmental Regulatory Enhancement (hereinafter referred to as Environmental) programs.
Administration for Native Americans (ANA); FY 2005 for New Community-Based Projects
Document Number: 05-1900
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-03
Agency: Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health & Human Services, Children and Families Administration, Department of Health and Human Services
The Administration for Native Americans (ANA), within the Administration for Children and Families, announces the availability of fiscal year (FY) 2005 funds for new community-based projects under ANA's Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS) for Native Americans program. ANA's FY 2005 SEDS goals and areas of interest are focused on strengthening children, families, and communities through community-based organizations, tribes, and Village governments. The Program Areas of Interest are projects that ANA considers supportive to Native American communities. Although eligibility for funding is not restricted to projects of the type listed in this program announcement, these Areas of Interest are ones which ANA sees as particularly beneficial to the development of healthy Native American communities. Financial assistance under the SEDS program is provided utilizing a competitive process in accordance with the Native American Programs Act of 1974, as amended. The purpose of this Act is to promote the goal of economic and social self-sufficiency for American Indians, Native Hawaiians, Alaskan Natives, and other Native American Pacific Islanders, including American Samoa natives.
Administration for Native Americans (ANA); FY 2005 Funds for New Community-Based Activities
Document Number: 05-1899
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-03
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children and Families Administration
The Administration for Native Americans (ANA), within the Administration for Children and Families, announces the availability of fiscal year (FY) 2005 funds for new community-based activities under ANA's Native Language program. Financial assistance is provided utilizing a competitive process in accordance with the Native American Programs Act of 1974, as amended. ANA provides financial assistance to eligible applicants for the purpose of assisting Native Americans in assuring the survival and continuing vitality of their languages. Grants are provided under the following two categories: Category I Assessment Grants are used to conduct the assessment needed to identify the current status of the Native American language(s) to be addressed and to establish community long-range language goals; and, Category II Design and/or Implementation Grants are to design and/or implement a preservation language project that will contribute to the achievement of the community's long-range language goal(s). The Program Areas of Interest are projects that ANA considers supportive to Native American communities. Although eligibility for funding is not restricted to projects of the type listed in this program announcement, these Areas of Interest are ones which ANA sees as particularly beneficial to the development of healthy Native American communities.
Administration for Native Americans (ANA); FY 2005 Funds for the Environmental Regulatory Enhancement Program
Document Number: 05-1898
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-03
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children and Families Administration
The Administration for Native Americans (ANA), within the Administration for Children and Families, announces the availability of fiscal year (FY) 2005 funds for the Environmental Regulatory Enhancement (Environmental) Program. Financial assistance is provided utilizing the competitive process in accordance with the Native American Programs Act of 1974, as amended. The Program Areas of Interest are projects that ANA considers supportive to Native American communities. Although eligibility for funding is not restricted to projects of the type listed in this program announcement, these Areas of Interest are ones which ANA sees as particularly beneficial to the development of healthy Native American communities.
Delegation of Authority
Document Number: 05-1896
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-02
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children and Families Administration
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 05-1895
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-02-02
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children and Families Administration