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A Guide to the Tribal IV-D Start-Up Application Process

IM-05-06

Published: June 22, 2005
Information About:
Tribal Child Support Agencies
Topics:
Funding, Federal Financial Participation (FFP)
Types:
Guides/Publications/Reports, Policy, Information Memorandums (IM), Tribal Policy

INFORMATION MEMORANDUM

IM-05-06

ATTACHMENT: Building a Tribal IV-D Program: A Guide to the Start-Up Application Process

DATE: June 22, 2005

TO: Tribal IV-D Directors, Federally Recognized Indian Tribes, and Other Interested Individuals

SUBJECT: Building a Tribal IV-D Program: A Guide to the Start-Up Application Process

BACKGROUND: The Final Rule on Tribal Child Support Enforcement programs was published in the Federal Register (60 FR 16638) on March 30, 2004. The Rule implements section 455(f) of the Social Security Act and sets forth the requirements and related provisions for Tribal IV-D programs. The requirements are found at 45 CFR part 309.

The Guide provides useful information for Tribes and Tribal organizations that may be interested in operating a Child Support Enforcement program.

INQUIRIES: ACF Regional Administrators

David H. Siegel
Acting Commissioner
Office of Child Support Enforcement

cc: State IV-D Directors