Office of Child Support Enforcement 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

State Parent Locator Service; Safeguarding Child Support Information
Document Number: E8-22054
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-09-26
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Support Enforcement, Children and Families Administration
The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 (PRWORA) created and expanded State and Federal title IV-D child support enforcement databases and significantly enhanced access to information for title IV-D child support purposes. States are moving toward integrated service delivery and developing enterprise architecture initiatives to link their program databases. This final rule prescribes requirements for: State Parent Locator Service responses to authorized location requests; and State IV-D program safeguarding of confidential information and authorized disclosures of this information. This rule restricts the use of confidential data and information to child support purposes, with exceptions for certain disclosures permitted by statute.
Computerized Tribal IV-D Systems and Office Automation
Document Number: E8-13042
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-11
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Child Support Enforcement, Child Support Enforcement Office, Family Support Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This proposed rule would enable Tribes and Tribal organizations currently operating a comprehensive Tribal Child Support Enforcement program 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 processing. This proposed rule addresses the Secretary's commitment to provide instructions and guidance to Tribes and Tribal organizations on requirements for applying for, and upon approval, securing Federal Financial Participation (FFP) in the costs of installing, operating, maintaining, and enhancing automated data processing systems.
Tribal Child Support Enforcement Program
Document Number: E8-13073
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-06-10
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Child Support Enforcement, Child Support Enforcement Office, Family Support Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given for the dates and locations for one informational meeting and three Tribal consultations on the Computerized Tribal IV-D Systems and Office Automation Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). On June 11, 2008, the Federal Register will publish an NPRM that would enable Tribes and Tribal organizations currently operating a comprehensive Tribal Child Support Enforcement program under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act (the Act) to apply for and receive direct Federal funding for the costs of child support automated data processing. This proposed rule addresses the Secretary's commitment to provide instructions and guidance to Tribes and Tribal organizations on requirements for applying for, and upon approval, securing Federal Financial Participation (FFP) under the Tribal IV-D program in the costs of installing, operating, maintaining, and enhancing child support automated data processing systems. The public comment period for this regulation will be 60 days from the date of the publication of the NPRM. The Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) will host one meeting to introduce the proposed rule and three consultations to receive public comment on the proposed rule. This notification provides specific information for the informational meeting and consultations.