This notice from the Federal Register announces the allotment percentage for fiscal years 2020 and 2021 for each state under the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Child Welfare Services Program authorized by title IV-B, subpart 1 of the Social Security Act (the Act). The allotment percentages are one of the factors used in the computation of the federal grants awarded under the program. The law requires the Department of Health and Human Services to publish the allotment percentages every two years.
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.