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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Administration for Children and Families
45 CFR Parts 98 and 99
RIN 0970-AB74
Child Care and Development Fund
AGENCY:Administration for Children and Families (ACF), HHS
ACTION:Final rule.
SUMMARY:This final rule implements the child care provisions of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) of 1996 (Pub. L. 104-193) and incorporates technical corrections to PRWORA made by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 (Pub.L. 105-33). PRWORA appropriates new entitlement child care funds under section 418 of the Social Security Act and requires that these new Federal child care funds be subject to the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act.

The CCDBG program which was created under the original CCDBG Act is a discretionary fund program. PRWORA also reauthorized the CCDBG Act. As PRWORA requires that these child care funds be administered as a unified program, the Administration for Children and Families has named the combined funds the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) ...

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