Mar 282018


SUMMARY: ACF is seeking public suggestions, in particular from state and tribal title IV–E agencies and Indian tribes and tribal consortiums and other stakeholders, for streamlining the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System (AFCARS) data elements and removing any undue burden related to reporting AFCARS.

DATES:Comments on this advance notice of proposed rulemaking must be received by June 13, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by [docket number and/or RIN number], by one of the following methods:
Federal eRulemaking Portal: Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
Include [docket number and/or RIN number] in subject line of the message.
Mail: Written comments may be submitted to
Kathleen McHugh
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Administration for Children and Families
Director, Policy Division
330 C Street SW, Washington, DC 0024.

Please be aware that mail sent in response to this ANPRM may take an additional 3 to 4 days to process due to security screening of mail.

Instructions: When commenting, please identify the topic, data element, or issue to which your comment pertains. All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number or Regulatory Information Number for this rulemaking. All comments received will be posted without change to, including any personal information provided.

READ the posted PDF from the Federal Register/ Vol. 83, No. 51 / Thursday, March 15, 2018 / Proposed Rules Page 11449
BIA taking comments re ICWA data March 2018

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