Administration for Children and Families December 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Submission for OMB Review; Provision of Child Support Services in IV-D Cases Under the Hague Child Support Convention; Federally-Approved Forms (OMB #0970-0488)
Document Number: 2019-28109
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a three-year extension of the Hague Child Support Forms (OMB #0970-0488, expiration 4/30/2020). There are no changes requested to the form.
Submission for OMB Review; Coparenting and Healthy Relationship and Marriage Education for Dads (New Collection)
Document Number: 2019-28108
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) proposes to collect information as part of the Coparenting and Healthy Relationship and Marriage Education for Dads (CHaRMED) study. The purpose of the CHaRMED study is to better understand the services that fatherhood programs provide in the areas of Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) and coparenting to learn what strategies hold promise for promoting active engagement in these services.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Form ACF-196T, Tribal TANF Financial Report (OMB #0970-0345)
Document Number: 2019-28090
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Form ACF-196T is used by tribes to report expenditures for the Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) grant. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) will use the financial data provided by tribes to estimate quarterly funding needs, calculate award amounts, and assess compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements. ACF is requesting an extension with no changes to the form and minor updates to the instructions.
Notice for Public Comment on Administration for Native Americans' Program Policies and Procedures
Document Number: 2019-27916
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Pursuant to Section 814 of the Native American Programs Act of 1974 (NAPA), as amended, the ANA is required to provide members of the public an opportunity to comment on proposed changes in interpretive rules and general statements of policy and to give notice of the proposed changes no less than 30 days before such changes become effective. In accordance with notice requirements of NAPA, ANA herein describes proposed interpretive rules and general statements of policy that relate to ANA's funding opportunities in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. Changes to FY 2020 Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) will be based on the following previously published programs: Environmental Regulatory Enhancement (ERE), HHS-2018-ACF-ANA-NR-1344; Native American Language Preservation and MaintenanceEsther Martinez Immersion (EMI), HHS-2018-ACF-ANA-NB- 1343; Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance (P&M), HHS- 2018-ACF-ANA-NL-1342; Social and Economic Development Strategies (SEDS), HHS-2018-ACF-ANA-NA-1339; Social and Economic Development StrategiesAlaska (SEDS-AK), HHS-2018-ACF-ANA-NK-1340. In addition, ANA will publish a new FOA, HHS-2020-ACF-ANA-NN-1837, which will be titled Social and Economic Development Strategies for Growing Organizations (SEDS-GO). More information about SEDS-GO will be published in a separate Federal Register Notice.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Consumer Education Website and Reports of Serious Injuries and Death
Document Number: 2019-27478
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-20
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Child Care (OCC), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing a revision to an approved information collection: ``Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Consumer Education website and Reports of Serious Injuries and Death.'' (OMB #0970-0473, expiration 2/29/ 2020).
Submission for OMB Review; OCSE-75 Tribal Child Support Enforcement Program Annual Data Report (OMB #0970-0320)
Document Number: 2019-27423
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting a three-year extension of the form OCSE- 75Tribal Child Support Enforcement Annual Data Report (OMB # 0970- 0320, expiration 03/31/2020). There are no changes requested to the form.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Income Withholding Order/Notice for Support (IWO)
Document Number: 2019-27171
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-18
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a three-year extension of the form Income Withholding Order/ Notice for Support (IWO) (OMB #0970-0154, expiration 8/31/2020). This request includes minor revisions to the approved forms.
Submission for OMB Review; Generic Program-Specific Performance Progress Report (0970-0490)
Document Number: 2019-26913
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
This Notice describes the proposal to extend data collection under the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Generic Program-Specific Performance Progress Report (PPR) (0970-0490). This overarching generic allows ACF program offices to collect performance and progress data from recipients and sub-recipients who receive funding from ACF under a discretionary grant or cooperative agreement. This information is required under 45 CFR 75.342, monitoring and reporting program performance. The generic program-specific PPR was originally approved in January 2017.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; State Plan Child Support Collection and Establishment of Paternity Title IV-D OCSE-100 and OCSE-21-U4
Document Number: 2019-26323
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-06
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting a three-year extension of the forms OCSE- 21-U4: Transmittal and Notice of Approval of State Plan Material for: Title IV-D of the Social Security Act and OCSE-100: State Plan (OMB #0970-0017, expiration 7/31/2020).
Submission for OMB Review: Evaluation of the Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative, Part Two (OMB Number: 0970-0494)
Document Number: 2019-25992
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-02
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a three-year extension of the previously approved forms that include satisfaction surveys; surveys to assess jurisdiction's foundational capacity; a workshop follow-up survey; webinar and online learning registration forms; and service-specific feedback forms and interview protocol (OMB Number: 0970-0494, expiration March 31, 2020). This request includes one new innovation survey, and requests minor changes to the webinar and online learning registration forms. Three instruments from the original approval are not included with this request. This requested extension relates to a second set of instruments, which are part of a larger data collection effort being conducted for the evaluation of the Child Welfare Capacity Building Collaborative. An extension request for the first group of evaluation instruments was submitted on April 24, 2019, (OMB Number: 0970-0484, FR, 84(79)).