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Title 45Subtitle BChapter IIPart 286


TITLE 45—Public Welfare

SUBTITLE B—REGULATIONS RELATING TO PUBLIC WELFARE

CHAPTER II—OFFICE OF FAMILY ASSISTANCE (ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS), ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

PART 286—TRIBAL TANF PROVISIONS

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Subpart A—GENERAL TRIBAL TANF PROVISIONS

§286.1
What does this part cover?
§286.5
What definitions apply to this part?
§286.10
What does the term “assistance” mean?
§286.15
Who is eligible to operate a Tribal TANF program?
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Subpart B—TRIBAL TANF FUNDING

§286.20
How is the amount of a Tribal Family Assistance Grant (TFAG) determined?
§286.25
How will we resolve disagreements over the State-submitted data used to determine the amount of a Tribal Family Assistance Grant?
§286.30
What is the process for retrocession of a Tribal Family Assistance Grant?
§286.35
What are proper uses of Tribal Family Assistance Grant funds?
§286.40
May a Tribe use the Tribal Family Assistance Grant to fund IDAs ?
§286.45
What uses of Tribal Family Assistance Grant funds are improper?
§286.50
Is there a limit on the percentage of a Tribal Family Assistance Grant that can be used for administrative costs?
§286.55
What types of costs are subject to the administrative cost limit on Tribal Family Assistance Grant funds?
§286.60
Must Tribes obligate all Tribal Family Assistance Grant funds by the end of the fiscal year in which they are awarded?
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Subpart C—TRIBAL TANF PLAN CONTENT AND PROCESSING

§286.65
How can a Tribe apply to administer a Tribal Temporary Assistance For Needy Families (TANF) Program?
§286.70
Who submits a Tribal Family Assistance Plan?
§286.75
What must be included in the Tribal Family Assistance Plan?
§286.80
What information on minimum work participation requirements must a Tribe include in its Tribal Family Assistance Plan?
§286.85
How will we calculate the work participation rates?
§286.90
How many hours per week must an adult or minor head-of-household participate in work-related activities to count in the numerator of the work participation rate?
§286.95
What, if any, are the special rules concerning counting work for two-parent families?
§286.100
What activities count towards the work participation rate?
§286.105
What limitations concerning vocational education, job search and job readiness assistance exist with respect to the work participation rate?
§286.110
What safeguards are there to ensure that participants in Tribal TANF work activities do not displace other workers?
§286.115
What information on time limits for the receipt of assistance must a Tribe include in its Tribal Family Assistance Plan?
§286.120
Can Tribes make exceptions to the established time limit for families?
§286.125
Does the receipt of TANF benefits under a State or other Tribal TANF program count towards a Tribe's TANF time limit?
§286.130
Does the receipt of Welfare-to-Work (WtW) cash assistance count towards a Tribe's TANF time limit?
§286.135
What information on penalties against individuals must be included in a Tribal Family Assistance Plan?
§286.140
What special provisions apply to victims of domestic violence?
§286.145
What is the penalty if an individual refuses to engage in work activities?
§286.150
Can a family, with a child under age 6, be penalized because a parent refuses to work because (s)he cannot find child care?
§286.155
May a Tribe condition eligibility for Tribal TANF assistance on assignment of child support to the Tribe?
§286.160
What are the applicable time frames and procedures for submitting a Tribal Family Assistance Plan?
§286.165
How is a Tribal Family Assistance Plan amended?
§286.170
How may a Tribe petition for administrative review of disapproval of a TFAP or amendment?
§286.175
What special provisions apply in Alaska?
§286.180
What is the process for developing the comparability criteria that are required in Alaska?
§286.185
What happens when a dispute arises between the State of Alaska and the Tribal TANF eligible entities in the State related to the comparability criteria?
§286.190
If the Secretary, the State of Alaska, or any of the Tribal TANF eligible entities in the State of Alaska want to amend the comparability criteria, what is the process for doing so?
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Subpart D—ACCOUNTABILITY AND PENALTIES

§286.195
What penalties will apply to Tribes?
§286.200
How will we determine if Tribal Family Assistance Grant funds were misused or intentionally misused?
§286.205
How will we determine if a Tribe fails to meet the minimum work participation rate(s)?
§286.210
What is the penalty for a Tribe's failure to repay a Federal loan?
§286.215
When are the TANF penalty provisions applicable?
§286.220
What happens if a Tribe fails to meet TANF requirements?
§286.225
How may a Tribe establish reasonable cause for failing to meet a requirement that is subject to application of a penalty?
§286.230
What if a Tribe does not have reasonable cause for failing to meet a requirement?
§286.235
What penalties cannot be excused?
§286.240
How can a Tribe appeal our decision to take a penalty?
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Subpart E—DATA COLLECTION AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

§286.245
What data collection and reporting requirements apply to Tribal TANF programs?
§286.250
What definitions apply to this subpart?
§286.255
What quarterly reports must the Tribe submit to us?
§286.260
May Tribes use sampling and electronic filing?
§286.265
When are quarterly reports due?
§286.270
What happens if the Tribe does not satisfy the quarterly reporting requirements?
§286.275
What information must Tribes file annually?
§286.280
When are annual reports due?
§286.285
How do the data collection and reporting requirements affect Public Law 102-477 Tribes?


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