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Expedited OMB Review and Public Comment; Proposed Information Collection Activity; Administration and Oversight of the Unaccompanied Alien Children Program
Document Number: 2020-07995
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-16
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 monitor care provider facility compliance with federal laws and regulations, legal agreements, and ORR policies and procedures; and perform other administrative tasks.
Submission for OMB Review; Intergovernmental Reference Guide (IRG) OMB #0970-0209
Document Number: 2020-07885
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-15
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Intergovernmental Reference Guide (IRG) is a centralized and automated repository of state and tribal profiles that contains high-level descriptions of each state and tribal child support enforcement (CSE) program. These profiles provide state, tribal, and foreign country CSE agencies with an effective and efficient method for updating and accessing information needed to process intergovernmental child support cases.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Guidance for Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) (OMB #0970-0157)
Document Number: 2020-07819
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-14
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.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States (NAC) Recommendations and State Self-Assessment Survey (NEW)
Document Number: 2020-07554
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is proposing to collect data for a new survey, the National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States (NAC) Recommendations and State Self- Assessment Survey.
Notice for Public Comment on Administration for Native Americans' Program Policies and Procedures Relating to Social and Economic Development Strategies-Growing Organizations
Document Number: 2020-07488
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-09
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, 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 new funding opportunity announcement (FOA) in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, Social and Economic Development Strategies Growing Organizations (SEDS-GO), (HHS-2020-ACF-ANA-NN-1837).
Submission for OMB Review; State Plan Child Support Collection and Establishment of Paternity Title IV-D OCSE-100 and OCSE-21-U4
Document Number: 2020-06869
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-02
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).
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Youth Empowerment Information, Data Collection, and Exploration on Avoidance of Sex (IDEAS) (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-06867
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-02
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: ACF Program Instruction-Children's Justice Act (OMB #0970-0425)
Document Number: 2020-06525
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-30
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 Children's Justice Act Program Instruction (OMB #0970-0425, expiration 4/30/2020). There are no changes requested to the form.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Survey of the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being (NSCAW) Adopted Youth, Young Adults, and Adoptive Parents (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-06491
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-30
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: Title V State Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Program (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-06210
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-25
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; Immediate Disaster Case Management Intake Assessment (OMB #0970-0461)
Document Number: 2020-06182
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-25
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.
Expedited OMB Review and Public Comment; Screening Tool for Unaccompanied Alien Children Program Staff and Visitors (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-06244
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-24
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 collection involves a risk questionnaire designed to identify potential coronavirus (COVID-19) among staff and visitors to Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) programs to ensure the life and safety of UAC in ORR care.
Administration on Children, Youth and Families; Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority
Document Number: 2020-05869
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-19
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Statement of Organizations, Functions, and Delegations of Authority. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) has reorganized the Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF). The reorganization has no impact on existing delegations of authority. The reorganization within the ACYF Office of the Commissioner amends the functions of the Office of Management Services and creates the Office of Budget. Within the Children's Bureau (CB), it creates the Division of Performance Measurement and Improvement. It removes the Office of Data Analysis, Research and Evaluation from the Office of the Commissioner and transfers the functions to the Division of Performance Measurement and Improvement. Within the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), it renames the Division of Adolescent Development and Support to the Division for Optimal Adolescent Development and elevates the Runaway Homeless Youth office to the Division of Runaway and Homeless Youth. It also creates the Division of Evaluation, Data and Policy. Lastly, it renames the Division of Family Violence Prevention to the Division of Family Violence Prevention and Services.
Expedited OMB Review and Public Comment: Information Collection Activity; Medical Complaint Form, Contact Investigation Form: Non-TB Illness, and Contact Investigation Form: Active/Suspect TB
Document Number: 2020-05628
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-18
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 revisions. The request consists of the addition of questions to the Medical Complaint Form to track instances of COVID-19.
Expedited OMB Review and Public Comment: Information Collection Activity; Initial Medical Exam Form and Initial Dental Exam Form
Document Number: 2020-05624
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-18
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 revisions. The request consists of the addition of questions to the Initial Medical Exam Form to track instances of COVID-19.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; National Child Abuse and Neglect Data System (OMB #0970-0424)
Document Number: 2020-05500
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-17
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 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; Data Collection for the Next Generation of Enhanced Employment Strategies Project (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-05440
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-17
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is proposing data collection activities conducted for the Next Generation of Enhanced Employment Strategies (NextGen) Project. The objective of this project is to identify and rigorously evaluate innovative interventions designed to promote employment and economic security among low-income individuals with complex challenges to employment. The project will include an experimental impact study, descriptive study, and cost study.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Refugee Support Services (RSS) and RSS Set Aside Sub-Agency List (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-05035
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-12
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; Survey of Youth Transitioning From Foster Care (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-04805
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-10
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 human trafficking and other victimization experiences among youth recently or currently involved in the child welfare system. The goal of the one-time survey is to better understand trafficking experiences; to identify modifiable risk and protective factors associated with trafficking victimization; and to inform child welfare policy, programs, and practice.
Request for Information; Innovative Approaches and Knowledge Gaps Related to Enhancing Nonresident Parents' Ability To Support Their Children Economically and Emotionally; Extension of Comment Period
Document Number: 2020-04543
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-05
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
Through this Request for Information (RFI), the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), seeks to further the development of employment programs for nonresident parents by soliciting information and recommendations from a broad array of stakeholders in the public and private sectors, including state, regional, tribal, and local areas. The Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2018 (Evidence Act) requires federal agencies to develop evidence-building plans to identify and address policy questions relevant to programs, policies, and regulations of the agency. In this vein, ACF will analyze information collected from this RFI to continue developing a learning and action agenda to better understand the effectiveness of employment programs for nonresident parents.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Office of Refugee Resettlement Unaccompanied Refugee Minors Program Application and Withdrawal of Application or Declination of Placement Form (Previous OMB #0970-0498)
Document Number: 2020-04136
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-28
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; Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) Performance Measures and Adulthood Preparation Subjects (PMAPS) Studies-Data Collection Related to the Performance Measures Study-Extension (OMB #0970-0497).
Document Number: 2020-04085
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
A goal of the Performance Measures and Adulthood Preparation Subjects (PMAPS) studies is to collect, analyze, and report on performance measure data for the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) programs. The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) and the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) request a revision to a currently approved information collection (OMB No. 0970-0497; expiration date: 04/30/2020). The purpose of the request is to make adaptions to the participant entry and exit surveys, and continue the ongoing data collection of the performance measures from PREP grantees.
Submission for OMB Review; Form ACF-196T, Tribal TANF Financial Report (OMB #0970-0345)
Document Number: 2020-04067
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-28
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.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Adoption Call to Action Data Collection (New Data Collection)
Document Number: 2020-03579
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-24
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; Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) Consumer Education Website and Reports of Serious Injuries and Death
Document Number: 2020-03557
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-24
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; Tribal Child Support Enforcement Direct Funding Request: 45 CFR 309-Plan (OMB #0970-0218)
Document Number: 2020-03354
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-20
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 3-year extension of the 45 CFR 309-Plan (OMB #0970-0218, expiration 3/21/2020). There are no changes requested to this form.
Submission for OMB Review; Procedural Justice-Informed Alternatives to Contempt Demonstration Project Data Collection
Document Number: 2020-02628
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-11
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 proposing to collect data as part of the rigorous evaluation of the Procedural Justice-Informed Alternatives to Contempt (PJAC) demonstration.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Tribal Budget and Narrative Justification Template (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-02386
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-07
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 proposing to collect expenditure estimates for the Tribal Child Support Enforcement Program through an optional financial reporting form, Tribal Budget and Narrative Justification Template. This optional template is designed for tribes operating an approved Tribal Child Support Enforcement Program to use in preparing their annual budget and narrative justification estimates in accordance with the tribal child support enforcement regulations.
Notice for Public Comment on Administration for Native Americans' Program Policies Relating to the Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance-Esther Martinez Immersion Funding Opportunity
Document Number: 2020-02319
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-06
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 the notice requirements of NAPA, ANA herein describes proposed general statements of policy that relate to the Native American Language Preservation and MaintenanceEsther Martinez Immersion (EMI) funding opportunity announcement (FOA) in fiscal year (FY) 2020.
Submission for OMB Review; Formative Evaluation of Family Unification Program (FUP) Vouchers for Youth Transitioning Out of Foster Care (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-02315
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-06
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 is requesting public comment on data collection activities as part of the Formative Evaluation of Family Unification Program (FUP) Vouchers for Youth Transitioning Out of Foster Care. The purpose of the request is to conduct information collection activities, including an online survey, interviews, and focus group discussions.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-Being-Third Cohort (NSCAW III) (OMB #0970-0202)
Document Number: 2020-02075
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-04
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.
Submission for OMB Review; National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center (NHTTAC) Evaluation Package (OMB #0970-0519)
Document Number: 2020-01608
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is requesting to continue data collection with an increased number of respondents to the previously approved information collection, National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center (NHTTAC) Evaluation Package (OMB #0970-0519, expiration 10/31/2021). This request was originally approved under expedited review and increased the estimated burden hours from 689 hours to 9,497 hours. In addition, the previously approved Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond to human trafficking (SOAR) Online Participant Feedback Form was restructured into a long and short form to reduce burden for information collected on SOAR Online training participants outside of the NHTTAC learning management system. There are no changes requested to the items on any forms.
Secretarial Determination To Lower Head Start Center-Based Service Duration Requirements
Document Number: 2020-00635
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-01-30
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Secretary of Health and Human Services has the authority, on or before February 1, 2020, to lower the percentage of center-based funded enrollment slots for which Head Start programs must provide 1,020 annual hours of planned class operations, based on an assessment of the availability of sufficient funding to mitigate a substantial reduction in funded enrollment. The Secretary hereby gives notice of his exercise of that authority to reduce the percentage from 100 percent (all) of a Head Start program's center-based slots, to 45 percent of a Head Start program's center-based slots.
Submission for OMB Review; Domestic Victims of Human Trafficking Program Data (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-01265
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-27
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office on Trafficking in Persons (OTIP), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is proposing to collect data for the Domestic Victims of Human Trafficking Program (DVHT). The DVHT Program is inclusive of three distinct programs: The Domestic Victims of Human Trafficking and Services Outreach Program, Demonstration Grants to Strengthen the Response to Victims of Human Trafficking in Native Communities Program, and the Strengthen the Health Care Response for Victims of Human Trafficking Program grants. The data collection instruments are intended to collect information for all three DVHT programs.
Submission for OMB Review; Form ACF-196, TANF Quarterly Financial Report (OMB #0970-0247)
Document Number: 2020-01124
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-24
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is requesting to renew approval of the ACF-196 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Financial Reporting Form. The ACF-196 is the form used by states to revise expenditure data for fiscal years (FYs) prior to FY 2015. ACF will use the financial data provided by states to assess compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements relating to administrative costs and state matching requirements. No changes are proposed to the form.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Family Level Assessment and State of Home Visiting (FLASH-V) Outreach and Recruitment Study (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-01018
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-23
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 is requesting public comment on new data collection activities to gather information about how Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) local implementing agencies (LIAs) recruit families for program participation and work with their community referral partners to recruit families. The project is designed to examine challenges programs experience reaching caseload capacity and how challenges might be overcome.
Submission for OMB Review; Community Services Block Grant Annual Report
Document Number: 2020-00928
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-22
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Administration of Children and Families (ACF), Office of Community Services (OCS) is requesting a three-year extension with minor changes of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Annual Report (OMB No.: 0970-0492, expiration 1/31/2020). This request will support the currently utilized CSBG Annual Report, comprised of Modules 1-4, and incorporates performance management.
Proposed Information Collection Activity: ACF Program Instruction-Children's Justice Act (OMB #0970-0425)
Document Number: 2020-00739
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-17
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 Children's Justice Act Program Instruction (OMB #0970-0425, expiration 4/30/2020). There are no changes requested to the form.
Submission for OMB Review; Building Capacity To Evaluate Child Welfare Community Collaborations To Strengthen and Preserve Families (CWCC) Cross-Site Process Evaluation (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-00594
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-16
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) intends to collect data for an evaluation of the initiative, Community Collaborations to Strengthen and Preserve Families (also referred to as Child Welfare Community Collaborations [CWCC]). The cross-site process evaluation will provide insight to ACF about the various factors that promote or impede the implementation of child welfare community collaborations.
Submission for OMB Review; Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Form 2: Grantee Performance Measures (OMB #0970-0500)
Document Number: 2020-00593
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-16
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 the ACFTribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (Tribal MIECHV) Program Form 2: Grantee Performance Measures (OMB #0970-0500; Expiration date 8/31/2020). There are no changes requested to the form.
Proposed Information Collection Activity; Data Collection for the Next Generation of Enhanced Employment Strategies Project (New Collection)
Document Number: 2020-00107
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-08
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) within the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is proposing data collection activities conducted for the Next Generation of Enhanced Employment Strategies (NextGen) Project. The objective of this project is to identify and rigorously evaluate innovative interventions designed to promote employment and economic security among low-income individuals with complex challenges to employment. The project will include an experimental impact study, descriptive study, and cost study.
Submission for OMB Review; Office of Community Services (OCS) Community Economic Development (CED) Standard Reporting Format
Document Number: 2020-00007
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-07
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families
The Office of Community Services (OCS) is requesting a three- year extension of the semi-annual reporting format for Community Economic Development (CED) grantees, the Performance Progress Report (PPR), which collects information concerning the outcomes and management of CED projects (OMB #0970-0386, expiration 6/30/2020). There are no changes requested to the form.
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.