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Updated Locator Codes Data Standards

DCL-14-04

Published: February 20, 2014
Information About:
State/Local Child Support Agencies, Tribal Child Support Agencies
Topics:
Federal Systems, Intergovernmental Reference Guide (IRG), International
Types:
Policy, Dear Colleague Letters (DCL)
Tags:
Data Standardization

DEAR COLLEAGUE LETTER

DCL-14-04

DATEFebruary 20, 2014

TO:  ALL STATE AND TRIBAL IV-D DIRECTORS

RE:  Updated Locator Codes Data Standards

SUPERCEDES: DCL-07-02 – Locator Codes (aka FIPS) Data Standards and DCL-08-04 – Clarification of Locator Codes (aka FIPS) Data Standards

Dear Colleague:

This letter consolidates information about locator code data standards from two previous Dear Colleague Letters, DCL-07-02 and DCL-08-04.  This DCL also provides newly established codes for sub-jurisdictions within the United Kingdom.

For your convenience, we have attached the coding scheme standards and the complete list of locator codes for U.S. Foreign Reciprocating Countries.

Please e-mail questions to Richard Ordowich at richard.ordowich@acf.hhs.gov.

Sincerely,

Vicki Turetsky
Commissioner
Office of Child Support Enforcement

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cc: ACF/OCSE Regional Program Managers