Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Carry-Over Funds
This final rule implements the statutory change to section 404(e) of the Social Security Act as enacted by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. This change allows States, Tribes and Territories to use Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program funds carried over from a prior year for any allowable TANF benefit, service or activity. Previously these funds could be used only to provide assistance. This final rule applies to States, local governments, and Tribes that administer the TANF program.
Proposed Comment Request for Review of ACF Disaster Case Management Implementation Guide; Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, May 22, 1995), this notice announces that the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Human Services Emergency Preparedness and Response (OHSEPR) intends to submit notice in the Federal Register for comments on the ACF Disaster Case Management Implementation Guide, dated December 2009.
Family Violence Prevention and Services/Grants for Domestic Violence Shelters/Grants to Native American Tribes (Including Alaska Native Villages) and Tribal Organizations
This announcement governs the proposed award of formula grants under the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) to Native American Tribes (including Alaska Native Villages) and Tribal organizations. The purpose of these grants is to assist Tribes in establishing, maintaining, and expanding programs and projects to prevent family violence and to provide immediate shelter and related assistance for victims of family violence and their dependents (42 U.S.C. 10401).
Office of Family Assistance; Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
In accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is publishing notice of a new system of records, entitled ``Administration for Children and Families' National Responsible Fatherhood Pledge Campaign (NRFPC).''
Computerized Tribal IV-D Systems and Office Automation
This rule enables Tribes and Tribal organizations currently operating comprehensive Tribal Child Support Enforcement programs under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act (the Act) to apply for and receive direct Federal funding for the costs of automated data
Proposed Adoption of ANA Program Policies and Procedures
Pursuant to Section 814 of the Native American Programs Act of 1974 (NAPA), as amended, the Administration for Native Americans is required to provide members of the public an opportunity to comment on proposed changes in interpretive rules, general statements of policy, and rules of agency procedure or practice, and to give notice of the final adoption of such changes at least 30 days before the changes become effective. In accordance with notice requirements of NAPA, ANA herein describes its proposed interpretive rules, general statements of policy, and rules of agency procedure or practice as they relate to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOA) for the following programs: Social and Economic Development Strategies (hereinafter referred to as SEDS), Social and Economic Development StrategiesSpecial Initiative (hereinafter referred to as SEDS-SI), Native Language Preservation and Maintenance (hereinafter referred to as Language Preservation), Native Language Preservation and MaintenanceEsther Martinez Initiative (hereinafter referred to as Language-EMI), and Environmental Regulatory Enhancement (hereinafter referred to as ERE). This notice also provides additional information about ANA's plan for administering the programs.
Office of Community Services; Award a Single Source Replacement Grant
The Office of Community Services (OCS) awarded a single source replacement grant of $50,000 under the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Training and Technical Assistance and Capacity Building ProgramEarned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Other Asset Formation Opportunities program to Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS) in Baltimore, Maryland on September 30, 2007. On September 16, 2009, MVLS submitted a letter relinquishing their grant. Job Opportunities Task Force (JOTF) of Baltimore, Maryland, an eligible entity, submitted a letter and grant application on September 16, 2009, requesting approval as a single source replacement grantee for the CSBG EITC project as of September 30, 2009. The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) approved Job Opportunities Task Force as the permanent successor grantee for the award.
Administration on Children, Youth and Families; Notice To Award One Expansion Supplement Grant
This notice announces the award of an expansion supplement grant to one grantee under the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB)/ Family Violence Prevention and Services Program. The expansion supplement award is made to the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Harrisburg, PA, a technical assistance provider, to support their capacity to provide technical support and training to State and local domestic violence advocates and social service agencies. These efforts will allow FYSB to support collaborative work to enhance the capacity of Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and other Federal programs to provide assistance to eligible victims of domestic violence.