Administration for Children and Families July 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Information Collection Activity; National Survey of Early Care and Education COVID-19 Follow-Up (OMB #0970-0391)
Document Number: 2020-16550
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing a two-wave data collection as part of the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE) (OMB #0970-0391), which will be conducted October 2020 through June 2021. The objective of the NSECE COVID-19 Follow-up is to document the nation's current supply of early care and education (ECE) services that is home-based providers, center-based providers, and the center-based provider workforce. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NSECE COVID-19 Follow-up will deepen our understanding of the state of ECE supply and the ECE workforce following the initial period of crisis, including changes in supply or departures from and re-entries to the workforce.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: State Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) (OMB #0970-0380)
Document Number: 2020-16527
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) requires mandatory formula grant applications, state plans, and performance progress reports from states and territories for the development of and implementation of their State Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP). The State PREP Funding Opportunity Announcement sets forth the application and state plan requirements for the receipt of the following documents from applicants and awardees: Application, State Plan, and Performance Progress Report. ACYF/FYSB are requesting a reinstatement with no changes to the previously approved information collections under OMB #0970-0380.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Application Requirements for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Model Plan Application (OMB #0970-0075)
Document Number: 2020-16197
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Community Services (OCS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting a 3-year extension of the form OCS-0024: Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Model Plan Application (OMB #0970-0075, expiration 9/30/2020). There are no changes requested to the form.
Expedited OMB Review and Public Comment; Proposed Information Collection Activity; Release of Unaccompanied Alien Children From ORR Custody
Document Number: 2020-16053
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting expedited review of an information collection request from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and inviting public comments on the proposed collection. The request consists of several forms that allow the Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Program to process release of UAC from ORR custody and provide services after release.
Expedited OMB Review and Public Comment; Proposed Information Collection Activity; Services Provided to Unaccompanied Alien Children
Document Number: 2020-16050
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting expedited review of an information collection request from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and inviting public comments on the proposed collection. The request consists of several forms that allow the Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Program to provide services to UAC as required by statute and ORR policy.
Expedited OMB Review and Public Comment; Proposed Information Collection Activity; Placement and Transfer of Unaccompanied Alien Children Into ORR Care Provider Facilities
Document Number: 2020-16043
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting expedited review of an information collection request from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and inviting public comments on the proposed collection. The request consists of several forms that allow the Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Program to place UAC referred to federal agencies into care provider facilities and to transfer UAC within the ORR care provider network.
Realignment of the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration
Document Number: 2020-15517
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) has realigned functions under the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration (ODASA). This realignment establishes the Office of Transformation, Business, and Management; establishes the Office of Government Contracting Services; realigns functions currently organized under the Immediate Office, Office of Workforce Planning and Development, and Office of Financial Services; and renames the Office of Financial Services to the Office of Grants Policy.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Assessing Models of Coordinated Services for Low-Income Children and Their Families (AMCS) (0970-0535)
Document Number: 2020-14944
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting an extension to continue collecting data for the study, Assessing Models of Coordinated Services for Low-Income Children and Their Families (AMCS). Data collection has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will not be complete by the current expiration date of October 31, 2020. There are no changes proposed to the current instruments.
Submission for OMB Review; Child and Family Services Plan (CFSP), Annual Progress and Services Report (APSR), and Annual Budget Expenses Request and Estimated Expenditures (CFS-101) (0970-0426)
Document Number: 2020-14881
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-10
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 collection of information under the Child and Family Services Plan (CFSP), the Annual Progress and Services Report (APSR), and the Annual Budget Expenses Request and Estimated Expenditures (CFS-101) collection (OMB #0970-0426, expiration 1/31/2021). There are minor changes to the APSR, the burden hours for the APSR, and CFS-101 form.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Generic for ACF Program Monitoring Activities (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-14789
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-09
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a new generic clearance for information collections related to ACF program office monitoring activities. ACF programs promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities. The proposed Generic for ACF Program Monitoring Activities would allow ACF program offices to collect standardized information from recipients that receive federal funds to ensure oversight, evaluation, support purposes, and stewardship of federal funds.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Refugee Data Submission System for Formula Funds Allocations (ORR-5) (OMB #0970-0043)
Document Number: 2020-14674
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to extend approval for data collection using the current Refugee Data Submission System for Formula Funds Allocations (ORR-5) until January 31, 2021, and revise the current form for use after Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. The revised form will collect additional client-level data.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Family Violence Prevention and Services Program (OMB #0970-0280)
Document Number: 2020-14673
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau plans to extend data collection for the Family Violence Prevention and Services Program (OMB #0970-0280; Expiration Date: March 31, 2021). No changes are proposed to the existing information collection.