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HHS/ACF RIN: 0970-AC96 Publication ID: Fall 2023 
Title: Parentage Establishment in the Child Support Services Program 

This rule will replace the gender-specific term paternity, where applicable, with the gender-neutral term, parentage, to be more inclusive of all family structures in the Child Support Enforcement Program regulation.

Agency: Department of Health and Human Services(HHS)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. sec. 1302    42 U.S.C. sec. 666(a)(5)    42 U.S.C. sec. 652(g)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  09/26/2023  88 FR 65928   
NPRM Comment Period End  11/27/2023 
Final Action  04/00/2024 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Darryl Watts
Policy Program Specialist, Division of Policy and Training
Department of Health and Human Services
Administration for Children and Families
Office of Child Support Enforcement, 330 C Street SW,
Washington, DC 20201
Phone:202 969-3621