Sovereign Tribal Nations must meet the objectives of Title IV-D of the Social Security Act and comply with federal regulations to receive funding to operate child support programs.
These policies are consistent with the government-to-government relationships with Indian Tribes and take into account the unique characteristics and circumstances of tribal communities.
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- Published: May 27, 2016Provides information on the uniform guidance for tribal programs
- Published: May 20, 2016Reauthorization of the plan provides an opportunity to consider comments on the Tribal Direct Funding activity
- Published: May 5, 2016Announces the development of a Tribal Child Support Budget Toolbox
- Published: March 3, 2016Reminds tribes of the requirement for quadrennial reviews of the child support guidelines
- Published: February 22, 2016Process for tribal child support programs to access the Federal Parent Locator Service
- Published: October 5, 2011Addresses questions regarding handling and enforcement of spousal support-only cases
- Published: April 11, 2008Questions and answers on pre-award costs in OMB Circular A-87, start date of start-up grants, and no-cost extensions
- Published: December 3, 2012Provides information on the Cobell Trust Settlement finalized on November 24, 2012
- Published: April 9, 2013Announces that 50 tribes now operate a comprehensive tribal child support program
- Published: March 30, 2004Final Rule on Tribal Child Support Enforcement Programs with guidance on applying for and receiving funding