Administration for Children and Families February 5, 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Reauthorization of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program
Document Number: 08-455
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-02-05
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Children and Families Administration
This final rule implements changes to the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program required by the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA) (Pub. L. 109-171). The DRA reauthorized the TANF program through fiscal year (FY) 2010 with a renewed focus on work, program integrity, and strengthening families through healthy marriage promotion and responsible fatherhood. On June 29, 2006, ACF published an interim final rule implementing the required statutory changes with a 60-day comment period that ended on August 28, 2006. We have considered all comments received during this period and made necessary changes as reflected in this final rule.