[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 138 (Tuesday, July 19, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 42713]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-18096]


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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Children and Families


Notice of Meeting; Administration for Native Americans

AGENCY: Administration for Children and Families, Department of Health 
and Human Services.

ACTION: Notice of Tribal Consultation.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), 
Administration for Children and Families (ACF) will host a tribal 
consultation to solicit input on the agency's programs.

DATES: August 18, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Room 800, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 
20201.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian A. Sparks, Commissioner, 
Administration for Native Americans, at 202-401-5590, by e-mail at 
Lillian.sparks@acf.hhs.gov or by mail at 370 L'Enfant Promenade, SW., 2 
West, Washington, DC 20447.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    On September 29, 2010, ACF held its first Tribal Consultation 
Session in 5 years. The purpose of that session was to receive input to 
ACF's draft Tribal Consultation Policy and ACF has been working hard to 
finalize that policy. ACF Principals will once again be available to 
speak with tribal leaders to discuss issues important to the tribes. 
This year's session will focus on ACF tribal program priorities and 
will include a listening session on tribal self-governance. Testimonies 
may be submitted no later than August 5, 2011, to: Lillian Sparks, 
Commissioner, Administration for Native Americans, 370 L'Enfant 
Promenade, SW., Washington, DC 20447, anacommissioner@acf.hhs.gov.
    In addition to the Tribal Consultation Session, ACF will be hosting 
a Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Day to provide information 
about ACF programs, the grants process and financial management, 
technical assistance available from ACF, and ACF's Interoperability 
Innovation Initiative. The Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Day 
will take place on August 17, 2011, at the same address as the Tribal 
Consultation Session, listed above.
    ACF is encouraging tribes to send their tribal planning officers or 
comparable employee to attend the Tribal Training and Technical 
Assistance Day. Registration for both the Tribal Training and Technical 
Assistance Day and the Tribal Consultation Session can be made at the 
following Web site address: http://www.acfconsultation.com/.
    The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) also will be 
extending an invitation to tribal leaders to engage in an additional 
day of consultation and dialogue concerning tribal child support 
issues. This consultation will take place on August 19, 2011, the day 
after the ACF Tribal Consultation Session. It will be held in the 
multipurpose room on the 7th Floor of the Aerospace Building, located 
at 901 D Street, SW., Washington, DC 20447. Additional information will 
be sent out by OCSE under separate cover.

    Dated: July 11, 2011.
George H. Sheldon,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Children and Families.
[FR Doc. 2011-18096 Filed 7-18-11; 8:45 am]
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