[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 89 (Thursday, May 7, 2020)]
[Pages 27228-27229]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-09713]



Administration for Children and Families

Submission for OMB Review; Tribal Budget and Narrative 
Justification Template (New Collection)

AGENCY: Office of Child Support Enforcement; Administration for 
Children and Families; HHS.

ACTION: Request for public comment.


SUMMARY: The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE), Administration 
for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human 
Services (HHS), is proposing to collect expenditure estimates for the 
Tribal Child Support Enforcement Program through an optional financial 
reporting form, Tribal Budget and Narrative Justification Template. 
This optional template is designed for tribes operating

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an approved Tribal Child Support Enforcement Program to use in 
preparing their annual budget and narrative justification estimates in 
accordance with the tribal child support enforcement regulations.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular 
information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--
Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.

    Description: To receive child support funding under 45 CFR part 
309, tribes and tribal organizations must submit the financial forms 
described in 45 CFR 309.130(b) and other forms as the Secretary may 
designate, due no later than August 1 annually. The optional Tribal 
Budget and Narrative Justification Template will help to improve 
efficiency and establish uniformity and consistency in the annual 
budget submission and review process. Tribes may use the Excel or Word 
version of the template to submit the required financial information.
    Respondents: Tribes and tribal organizations administering a Tribal 
Child Support Enforcement Program under title IV-D of the Social 
Security Act.

                                             Annual Burden Estimates
                                                   Total number   Average burden
           Instrument              Total number    of responses      hours per     Total burden    Annual burden
                                  of respondents  per respondent     response          hours           hours
Tribal Budget and Narrative                   50               3              16           2,400             800
Tribal Budget and Narrative                   10               3              20             600             200

    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,000.

    Authority: 45 CFR 309.

Mary B. Jones,
ACF/OPRE Certifying Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-09713 Filed 5-6-20; 8:45 am]