Administrative Costs for Children in Title IV-E Foster Care
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is proposing to amend the regulations for Child and Family Services with respect to title IV-E administrative costs and eligibility determinations and re-determinations for title IV-E foster care recipients and foster care ``candidates.'' This Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) proposes rules to implement title IV-E foster care eligibility and administrative cost provisions in sections 472 and 474 of the Social Security Act (the Act) and incorporates previously issued policy guidance.
Notice of Appeal
By designation of the Administration for Children and Families, a member of the Departmental Appeals Board has been appointed as the presiding officer for an appeal of the Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) disapproval of an amendment to the plan of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services for implementing title IV-E of the Social Security Act (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance). The purpose of this notice is to give interested parties an opportunity to participate. Requests To Participate: Requests to participate as a party or as amicus curiae must be submitted to the Departmental Appeals Board in the form specified at 45 CFR 213.15 by February 11, 2005. Within that time, those persons, groups, or organizations seeking participation as parties or amici may file petitions or request extensions of time for submitting petitions to participate, and may also contact the Board to obtain copies of the briefs that the parties have filed.