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.
- July 25, 2013
- March 30, 2004
- December 3, 2012
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- Published: October 23, 2014Report to Congress Tribal Outreach for solicitation of comments
- Published: April 4, 2014Announces four new programs - now 54 tribes operate comprehensive tribal child support programs
- Published: December 19, 2013OMB reauthorized the Direct Funding Request plan until December 31, 2016
- Published: September 24, 2013Reminds tribes of the importance of timely submission of the Tribal Annual Data Report (OCSE-75) for FY 2013
- Published: July 25, 2013Provides notification of open comment period on the Tribal Child Support Direct Funding Request: 45 CFR 309-Plan
- Published: October 5, 2011Addresses questions regarding handling and enforcement of spousal support-only cases
- 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: 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: March 30, 2004Final Rule on Tribal Child Support Enforcement Programs with guidance on applying for and receiving funding