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Submission for OMB Review; Case Plan Requirement, Title IV-E of the Social Security Act
Document Number: 2020-18652
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting a 3-year extension of the information collectionCase Plan Requirement, Title IV-E of the Social Security Act, (OMB #0970-0428, expiration 3/31/2021). ACF is reporting a change to the information collectionthe burden estimates in the previously-approved request were based on the children in foster care as the respondent instead of the agency completing the case plan. The burden estimates, therefore, are adjusted accordingly.
Submission for OMB Review; Administration for Native Americans (ANA) Ongoing Progress Report (OPR) and Objective Work Plan (OWP)
Document Number: 2020-18219
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-20
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Administration for Native Americans (ANA) is requesting a revision to the information collection: Ongoing Progress Report (OPR) and the Objective Work Plan (OWP) (OMB #0970-0452). Changes are proposed to reduce the burden on the public by combining ANA's Annual Data Report (OMB #0970-0475) with the OPR.
Submission for OMB Review; Youth Empowerment Information, Data Collection, and Exploration on Avoidance of Sex (IDEAS) (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-17680
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-13
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), proposes survey data collection activities as part of the Youth Empowerment IDEAS study.
Submission for OMB Review; Center for States Evaluation Ancillary Data Collection (0970-0501)
Document Number: 2020-17590
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the collection of information under the Center for States Evaluation Ancillary Data Collection (OMB #0970- 0501, expiration date 08/31/2020) without changes.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Contact After Adoption or Guardianship: Child Welfare Agency and Family Interactions (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-17270
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-07
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), seeks approval for a one-time study to examine child welfare agency family contact activities. The primary objective of this study is to describe how public child welfare agencies are in contact with or receive information about the well-being of children and youth who have exited the foster care system through adoption or guardianship, particularly the experiences of these children with instability. A secondary objective is to understand what types of information child welfare agencies systematically track about these children.
Revised Procedures and Standards: Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE) Review
Document Number: 2020-17001
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-05
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), oversees the Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE) review, which is proposing to revise the procedures and standards that guide its work. The revised procedures and standards will be presented in two separate Federal Register notices. The current Federal Register notice seeks comments on proposed changes and clarifications to several procedural topics and on the standards for assessing the quality of impact study designs. Readers are referred to the full version of the HomVEE Draft Version 2 Handbook on the HomVEE website (https://homvee.acf.hhs.gov) for more details. Another Federal Register notice summarizes updated definitions, rules, and procedures related to handling home visiting model versions (commonly referred to in the home visiting research literature as adaptations) in the review.
Updated Defintions, Rules, and Procedures Related to Model Versions: Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE) Review
Document Number: 2020-16992
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-05
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), oversees the Home Visiting Evidence of Effectiveness (HomVEE) review, which is proposing to revise the procedures and standards that guide its work. The revised procedures and standards will be presented in two separate Federal Register notices. The current Federal Register notice seeks comments on proposed updated definitions, rules, and procedures related to handling home visiting model versions (commonly referred to in the home visiting research literature as adaptations) in the HomVEE review. Another Federal Register notice summarizes proposed changes and clarifications to HomVEE's procedures and standards for rating the quality of impact studies and determining which home visiting models meet HHS criteria for evidence of effectiveness. Readers are referred to the full text of the HomVEE Draft Version 2 Handbook on the HomVEE website (https:// homvee.acf.hhs.gov/) for more details on all proposed changes.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Voluntary Acknowledgment of Paternity and Required Data Elements for Paternity Establishment Affidavits
Document Number: 2020-16893
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-04
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, is requesting a 3-year extension of the Voluntary Acknowledgment of Paternity and Required Data Elements for Paternity Establishment Affidavits (OMB #0970-0171). There are no changes requested to the form.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Multistate Financial Institution Data Match With Federally Assisted State Transmitted Levy
Document Number: 2020-16891
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-04
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
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).
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Office of Refugee Resettlement Annual Survey of Refugees (OMB #0907-0033)
Document Number: 2020-13941
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeks an update to the existing data collection for the Annual Survey of Refugees. The Annual Survey of Refugees is a yearly sample survey of refugee households entering the U.S. in the previous five fiscal years. The requested update is based upon results of a multi-year effort in instrument redesign and field testing. ACF estimates the proposed changes will increase response burden from 30 to 48 minutes per respondent.
Submission for OMB Review; Survey of the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) Adopted Youth, Young Adults, and Adoptive Parents (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-13939
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) seeks approval for a one- time study to examine familial outcomes 8 or more years after a child's adoption from the child welfare system. The primary objective of this study is to estimate the prevalence of instability events that occur in families who have adopted children who have exited the foster care system. The second objective is to understand risk and protective factors associated with post adoption instability.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Cost Study of Trauma-Specific Evidence-Based Programs Used in the Regional Partnership Grants Program (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-13935
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Children's Bureau (CB), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to collect data for a new descriptive studythe Cost Study of Trauma-Specific Evidence-Based Programs used in the Regional Partnership Grants (RPG) Program.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being-Third Cohort (NSCAW III) (OMB #0970-0202)
Document Number: 2020-13856
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to collect data on the child welfare workforce as part of the third cohort of children and families for the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW III). Previous and current data collections for NSCAW have been approved by OMB under OMB #0970-0202. This request is for additional data collection.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Identifying and Addressing Human Trafficking in Child Welfare Agencies (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-13779
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
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.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Case Plan Requirement, Title IV-E of the Social Security Act, (OMB #0970-0428)
Document Number: 2020-13684
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-25
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting a 3-year extension of the information collectionCase Plan Requirement, Title IV-E of the Social Security Act, (OMB #0970-0428, expiration 3/31/2021). ACF is reporting a change to the information collectionthe burden estimates in the previously-approved request were based on the number of children in foster care as the respondent instead of the agency completing the case plan. The burden estimates, therefore, are adjusted accordingly.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Data Reporting for Work Participation (OMB #0970-0338)
Document Number: 2020-13501
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Data Reporting for Work Participation (formerly titled the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 TANF Final Rule; OMB #0970-0338). Information collections include the TANF data verification procedures, the TANF Data Report, the Separate State Program (SSP)Maintenance of Effort (MOE) Data Report, the Caseload Reduction Documentation Process, and the Reasonable Cause/Corrective Compliance Documentation Process. We are proposing to continue these information collections without change.
Submission for OMB Review; National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (OMB #0970-0424)
Document Number: 2020-13402
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-23
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is requesting a 3-year extension of the National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (NCANDS) collection (OMB #0970-0424, expiration 02/28/2021). There are no changes requested to this data collection.
Submission for OMB Review; Guidance for Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) (OMB #0970-0157)
Document Number: 2020-12932
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-16
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of form ACF-123: Guidance for Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) (OMB #0970-0157, expiration date: 6/30/2020). There are minor clarifying changes requested to the guidance.
Submission for OMB Review; Income Withholding Order/Notice for Support (IWO)
Document Number: 2020-12795
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-15
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.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Administration for Native Americans (ANA) Ongoing Progress Report (OPR) and Objective Work Plan (OWP)
Document Number: 2020-12739
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) Administration for Native Americans (ANA) is requesting a revision to the information collection: Ongoing Progress Report (OPR) and the Objective Work Plan (OWP) (OMB #0970-0452). Changes are proposed to reduce the burden on the public by combining ANA's Annual Data Report (OMB #0970-0475) with the OPR.
Announcement of Intent To Award 35 Operating Division (OPDIV)-Initiated Supplements for Grantees Under the Direct Services for Survivors of Torture Program
Document Number: 2020-12564
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
ACF, ORR, Division of Refugee Health announces the intent to award 35 OPDIV-Initiated Supplements in amounts ranging from $23,500 to $95,569 to grantees providing direct services funded through the Services for Survivors of Torture Program. See Table 1 below for more details on the supplement awards.
Child Support
Document Number: 2020-12188
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-09
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
This rule is intended to eliminate regulations that are outdated or unnecessary and to make technical amendments to the Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Enforcement (FEM) final rule, published on December 20, 2016, including to amend the compliance date for review and adjustment of child support orders. The Office of Child Support Enforcement is also making conforming amendments to the regulations as a result of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Generic Clearance for the Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS) Review and Technical Assistance Process (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-12125
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-05
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Children's Bureau (CB), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to establish a generic clearance to collect information to assess regulatory requirements of title IV-E agencies' Comprehensive Child Welfare Information System (CCWIS) and ensure that the CCWIS is utilized for purposes consistent with the efficient, economical, and effective administration of the title IV-B and IV-E plans. The information collected is intended to be used for review and technical assistance processes.
Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Document Number: 2020-11996
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-04
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE), is providing notice of a re-established matching program between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and State Public Assistance Agencies (SPAAs) participating in the Public Assistance Reporting Information System (PARIS) Program. The matching program provides the SPAAs with VA compensation and pension data on a periodic basis to use in determining public assistance applicants' and recipients' eligibility for certain public assistance benefits. HHS/ACF/OPRE facilitates the matching program, and the Department of Defense (DoD), Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) conducts the matches of SPAA and VA data and provides associated support.
Submission for OMB Review; Refugee Support Services (RSS) and RSS Set Aside Sub-Agency List (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-11985
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-03
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) seeks approval for a new information collection requesting Refugee Support Services (RSS) grantees and RSS Set Aside grantees to provide the agency name, city, state, phone number, and funding amount for each contracted sub-grantee.
Submission for OMB Review: Title V State Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Program (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-11628
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-06-01
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) is accepting mandatory formula grant applications and State Plans from states and territories for the development of and implementation for Title V State Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Program. The Title V State SRAE Funding Opportunity Announcement sets forth the application requirements for the receipt of the following documents from applicants and awardees: Application, State Plan, and Performance Progress Report.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Federal Case Registry (FCR) (OMB #0970-0421)
Document Number: 2020-11578
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the Federal Case Registry (FCR). There are no changes to the collection instruments used for the FCR (current Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval expires January 31, 2021).
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Adoption Call to Action Data Collection (New Data Collection)
Document Number: 2020-11362
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to collect data for a new descriptive study, Adoption Call to Action (ACTA) Data Collection.
Submission for OMB Review; Immediate Disaster Case Management Intake Assessment
Document Number: 2020-11312
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Human Services, Emergency Preparedness and Response (OHSEPR) is the emergency management office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF). OHSEPR is requesting a 3-year extension of the Immediate Disaster Case Management Intake Assessment tool (OMB #0970-0461). The content of the form has not changed. There is one modification to the proposed use of resulting aggregate data, to include a use to advance research with a goal of developing a Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement process.
Submission for OMB Review; Office of Refugee Resettlement Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Program Application and Withdrawal of Application or Declination of Placement Form (Previous OMB #0970-0498)
Document Number: 2020-11307
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) is requesting a 3- year extension of the application and Withdrawal of Application or Declination of Placement Form for the Unaccompanied Refugee Minors (URM) Program. Proposed revisions to each instrument are minimal. These forms were previously approved under OMB #0970-0498, expiration 7/31/ 2020. ORR is currently seeking a new OMB number specific to these forms, as they were previously approved as part of another information collection package for ORR's Unaccompanied Alien Children's program.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Center for States Evaluation Ancillary Data Collection (0970-0501)
Document Number: 2020-10906
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-20
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting a 3-year extension of the collection of information under the Center for States Evaluation Ancillary Data Collection (OMB #0970- 0501, expiration date 8/31/2020) without changes.
Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Document Number: 2020-10697
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), is providing notice of a new matching agreement to re-establish the matching program between HHS/ACF/OCSE (hereinafter, ``OCSE'') and state workforce agencies (SWA) administering the Unemployment Compensation benefits program (UC). The matching program compares SWA records with new hire and quarterly wage information maintained in the National Directory of New Hires (NDNH), the outcomes of which help SWAs administer their UC programs.
Privacy Act of 1974; Matching Program
Document Number: 2020-10694
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), is providing notice of a new matching agreement to re-establish the matching program between HHS/ACF/OCSE (hereinafter, ``OCSE'') and state agencies administering the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. The matching program compares state TANF agency records with employment and wage information maintained in the National Directory of New Hires (NDNH), the outcomes of which help state agencies administer their TANF programs.
Tribal Consultation Meetings
Document Number: 2020-10440
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Pursuant to the Head Start Act, notice is hereby given of three 1-day tribal consultation sessions to be held between HHS/ACF OHS leadership and the leadership of tribal governments operating Head Start and Early Head Start programs. The purpose of these consultation sessions is to discuss ways to better meet the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) children and their families, taking into consideration funding allocations, distribution formulas, and other issues affecting the delivery of Head Start services in their geographic locations. Three tribal consultations will be held as part of HHS/ACF or ACF Tribal Consultation Sessions. Please note the planned tribal consultation dates may be impacted by COVID-19 travel restrictions. OHS will consider virtual means of facilitating tribal consultations and/or the postponing of tribal consultations should travel restrictions and group meeting limitations remain in effect.
Submission for OMB Review; 2020 Residential Energy Consumption Survey (RECS), Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Administrative Data Matching (OMB #0970-0486)
Document Number: 2020-10230
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-13
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Community Services (OCS) is requesting a reinstatement without change for the collection and reporting of administrative household recipient data from state LIHEAP grantees. OMB approved the original collection under #0970-0486. ACF published a Federal Register notice on July 30, 2019 soliciting 60 days of public comment on requiring state grantees to provide household-level recipient data for this effort. ACF received no comments on that notice.
Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System
Document Number: 2020-09817
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-05-12
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
This rule finalizes revisions to the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) regulations proposed on April 19, 2019. AFCARS regulations require title IV-E agencies to collect and report data to ACF on children in out-of-home care, children who exit out-of-home care to adoption or legal guardianship, and children who are covered by a title IV-E adoption or guardianship assistance agreement.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Information Comparison With Insurance Data (OMB #0970-0342)
Document Number: 2020-09933
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-11
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
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).
Administration for Native Americans; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2020-09850
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families (ACF) will host a virtual Tribal Consultation to consult on ACF programs and tribal priorities.