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This notice from the Federal Register announces the opportunity for public comment on the policy interpretation of section 106(b)(2)(B)(x) articulated in question 2.1A.4 #8 of the Child Welfare Policy Manual (CWPM), which concerns the public disclosure of findings or information about a case of child abuse or neglect which results in a child fatality or near fatality.

This notice from the Federal Register announces the opportunity for public comment on the suspension and termination policies for the title IV-E adoption assistance program, articulated in the Child Welfare Policy Manual. It similarly announces the opportunity to provide public comment about any other policy areas of concern relating to the title IV-E adoption assistance program.

This document presents a summary of federal child welfare legislation since 1974 that has had a significant impact on the field.

P.L. 110-351

October 7, 2008

This document provides an overview of Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008.

P.L. 109-171

February 8, 2008

This document provides an overview of Deficit Reduction Act of 2005.

P.L. 109-432

December 20, 2006

This document provides an overview of Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006.

P.L. 109-288

September 28, 2006

This document provides an overview of Child and Family Services Improvement Act of 2006.

P.L. 109-248

July 27, 2006

This document provides an overview of Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006.

This proposed rule implements the data collection requirements of the Foster Care Independence Act of 1999 (P.L. 106–169), as incorporated into the Social Security Act at section 477.

P.L. 109-239

July 3, 2006

This document provides an overview of Safe and Timely Interstate Placement of Foster Children Act of 2006.