(A) The Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS) issues funding to child support enforcement agencies (CSEAs) for the administration of special project opportunities that further the national and state child support mission and goals.
(B) Projects may be funded by federal or state funding. Opportunities for special projects may be made available to counties via the United States department of health and human services (HHS) office of child support enforcement (OCSE) or ODJFS office of child support (OCS).
(C) Federal discretionary projects.
(1) The United States department of health and human services (HHS) office of child support enforcement (OCSE) offers two types of discretionary project opportunities: Section 1115 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1315 (9/2014) demonstration grants and special improvement project (SIP) grants.
(2) Upon HHS approval, ODJFS will allocate project funding to a participating CSEA. Each CSEA with an approved project shall utilize the funding in accordance with the grant award letter received from HHS. The catalog of federal domestic assistance (CFDA) number for this funding will be included in the federal grant award letter.
(D) Statewide initiatives.
(1) ODJFS may issue state or federal child support training funding to assist CSEAs in providing training for county CSEA employees. ODJFS will issue guidance on the utilization of any statewide initiatives.
(2) ODJFS will communicate the type of funding used via allocation letters from the county finance information system (CFIS).
(E) ODJFS will communicate the funding and liquidation periods for all funding through CFIS. The CSEA shall report receipts and disbursements as described in rule 5101:9-7-29 of the Administrative Code.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 05/19/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3125.25, 5101.02
Rule Amplifies: 3125.03, 3125.11, 3125.21, 3125.25, 5101.02
Prior Effective Dates: 3/22/10, 7/1/15