Tribal Advance Planning Document (APD) Process and Model Tribal System (MTS) Frequently Asked Questions
DATE: December 20, 2013
TO: Tribal Agencies Administering Child Support Enforcement Plans under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act and Other Interested Individuals
SUBJECT: Tribal Advance Planning Document (APD) Process and Model Tribal System (MTS) Frequently Asked Questions
PURPOSE: This Action Transmittal (AT) is in response to questions raised during a conversation on July 11, 2013, held in conjunction with the ACF Tribal Consultation. During that meeting, the tribal APD submission process and other issues were discussed. The attached questions and answers address the issues raised.
SUMMARY: This AT addresses questions and answers regarding the following topics:
• MTS General Information
• Advance Planning Documents
• MTS Change Control Board
RELATED REFERENCES: Final Rule: Computerized Tribal IV-D Systems and Office Automation
ACTION REQUIRED: No action required.
INQUIRIES TO: ACF/OCSE Regional Program Managers and Director, Division of State and Tribal Systems (MTSProject@acf.hhs.gov)
Office of Child Support Enforcement