5101:9-6-94 Child support enforcement agency (CSEA) project grants.

(A) As the result of a waiver granted by the United States department of health and human services (HHS^) to the state of Ohio under Section 1115 of the Social Security Act ( 42 U.S.C. 13151 as amended, the Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS) will allocate project funding to participating CSEAs. Each CSEA with a HHS approved project shall utilize the funding in accordance with catalog of domestic federal assistance (CFDA) number 93.564 and its individual project proposal.

(B) ODJFS will prepare and enter into a sub grant agreement with the CSEA for the federal awards being issued to the CSEA. Subgrant agreements shall be signed by the director of ODJFS and one or more of the following county grantees as defined by division (A) of section 5101.21 of the Revised Code:

(1) A board of county commissioners: or

(2) A county elected official that is a child support enforcement agency.

(C) Approved projects are funded as follows:

(1) Federal.

(a) Total allowable expenditures for each approved project are eligible for the federal financial participation (FFP) reimbursement rate of sixty-six per cent.

(b) Funds awarded will be issued as an allocation to each participating CSEA and may be used for twenty-nine per cent of the total allowable project expenditures.

(2) State and local.

(a) Projects funded under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act require a five per cent match. Participating counties shall provide the five per cent local match.

(b) The CSEA may use its state child support allocation as described in rule 5101:9-6-80 of the Administrative Code for the five per cent match by performing a post-allocated adjustment in the quarterly information consolidation plus(QuIC+) system.

(D) ODJFS will establish separate financial coding for each approved project in the county finance information system (CFIS). To utilize the funding, the CSEA will submit draw requests and report expenditures using these CFIS codes. The CSEA shall report expenditures on the JFS 02750 "Child Support Administrative Fund Monthly Financial Statement" as described in paragraph (E) of rule 5101:9-7-29 of the Administrative Code.

(E) The CSEA shall capture administrative costs associated with this project in accordance with the random moment sample (RMS^) process detailed in rule 5101:9-7-23 of the Administrative Code. An RMS participant performing work associated with the project at the time of the observation shall choose the following:

(1) The special project program code: and

(2) The activity code established for its approved project.

(F) The definitions, requirements, and responsibilities contained in rule 5101:9-6-50 of the Administrative Code are applicable to this rule.

Effective: 03/22/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/01/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3125.25, 5101.02
Rule Amplifies: 3125.03, 3125.11, 3125.191, 3125.21, 3125.25, 5101.02