Submission for OMB Review; Information Comparison With Insurance Data (OMB #0970-0342)
The Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) is requesting a 3-year extension of the currently approved Information Comparison with Insurance Data (OMB #0970-0342; Expires 1/31/2021).
Submission for OMB Review; Multistate Financial Institution Data Match With Federally Assisted State Transmitted Levy
The Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) is requesting a 3-year extension of the currently approved Multistate Financial Institution Data Match with Federally Assisted State Transmitted Levy (MSFIDM/FAST Levy) (current OMB approval expires 1/31/2021).
Submission for OMB Review; Administration and Oversight of the Unaccompanied Alien Children Program (0970-0547)
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to continue to collect information that will allow ORR to monitor Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) Program care provider facility compliance with Federal laws and regulations, legal agreements, and ORR policies and procedures; and perform other administrative tasks related to the UAC Program. These information collections were originally approved under emergency approval for 6 months. This request is to continue data collection. Information collections related to other aspects of the UAC Programs, such as sponsorship and health care, are covered under OMB Numbers 0970-0278, 0970-0385, 0970-0466, 0970-0490, 0970-0498, 0970-0509, and 0970-0543.
Notice of Meeting
Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and the Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act, that a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States (Committee) will be held on December 9 and 10, 2020. The purpose of the meeting is for the Committee to discuss state efforts in implementing the recommendations described in its interim report, Best Practices and Recommendations for States, as well as discuss gap areas and barriers to addressing the sex trafficking of children and youth in the United States as it relates to demand, online exploitation, interstate compacts, and other issue areas. The Committee requests any examples and comments from the public to inform their work and also requests input on barriers pertaining to the recommendations in its interim report, including strategies to ensure that policies and procedures related to interstate compacts (e.g., Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children; Interstate Commission for Juveniles), as well as the implementation of interstate compacts, work to combat the sex trafficking of children and youth; strategies for states to address demand (for the purposes of this discussion, demand reduction refers to any effort to reduce the purchase of sex from a minor); and, strategies for states to address vulnerabilities for human trafficking as it relates to online exploitation, recruitment, and grooming of children and youth, specifically as it relates to engaging with tech companies. Please submit your examples and/or comments to NAC@nhttac.org with the subject ``NAC Comments'' as soon as possible and before December 1, 2020.
Submission for OMB Review; Identifying and Addressing Human Trafficking in Child Welfare Agencies (New Collection)
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is proposing to collect data on child welfare agencies' efforts to identify human trafficking and subsequent service delivery. The goal of the study is to better understand child welfare practice in screening for human trafficking, and the degree to which screening is related to subsequent referrals for, access to, and delivery of specialized services for children identified as trafficking victims or at high risk of trafficking.
Head Start Designation Renewal System
This document delays the effective date of the final rule entitled ``Head Start Designation Renewal System,'' published in the Federal Register on August 28, 2020. As published, the rule was to be effective October 27, 2020. ACF is postponing the effective date of the rule to November 9, 2020.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Formative Data Collections for ACF Program Support (OMB #0970-0531)
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) proposes to revise the existing overarching generic clearance for Formative Data Collections for ACF Program Support (OMB #0970-0531) to increase the estimated number of respondents and, therefore, the overall burden estimate.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Community-Based Family Resource and Support Grants (Name changed to Child Abuse Prevention Program-OIS notified 6/2007) (OMB No.: 0970-0155)
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the Program Instruction (PI) for the Community-Based Family Resource and Support Grants or the Community- Based Child Abuse Prevention (CBCAP) program (OMB No.: 0970-0155, expiration 3/31/2021), which outlines information collection requirements pursuant to receiving a grant award. There are no changes requested to the information collection process.
Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority
Statement of Organizations, Functions, and Delegations of Authority. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is restructuring the Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP) within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families, ACF, into three divisionsPrevention, Protection, and Research and Policythat report to the OTIP Director.