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Tribal Advance Planning Document (APD) Process and Model Tribal System (MTS) Frequently Asked Questions

AT-13-04

Published: December 20, 2013
Information About:
Tribal Child Support Agencies
Topics:
Tribal Systems
Types:
Policy, Action Transmittals (AT)

ACTION TRANSMITTAL

AT-13-04

DATE: December 20, 2013

TO: Tribal Agencies Administering Child Support Enforcement Plans under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act and Other Interested Individuals

SUBJECT: Tribal Advance Planning Document (APD) Process and Model Tribal System (MTS) Frequently Asked Questions

ATTACHMENT: Questions and Answers on the Tribal APD Process and other MTS Issues

PURPOSE: This Action Transmittal (AT) is in response to questions raised during a conversation on July 11, 2013, held in conjunction with the ACF Tribal Consultation. During that meeting, the tribal APD submission process and other issues were discussed. The attached questions and answers address the issues raised.

SUMMARY: This AT addresses questions and answers regarding the following topics:
• MTS General Information
• Advance Planning Documents
• MTS Change Control Board

RELATED REFERENCES: Final Rule: Computerized Tribal IV-D Systems and Office Automation

ACTION REQUIRED: No action required.

INQUIRIES TO: ACF/OCSE Regional Program Managers and Director, Division of State and Tribal Systems (MTSProject@acf.hhs.gov)

Vicki Turetsky
Commissioner
Office of Child Support Enforcement