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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 19, 2008

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Marla Augustine, DHHS, Communications and Legislative Services, (402-471-4047), marla.augustine@dhhs.ne.gov

 

DHHS to Hold Hearing August 28 in Lincoln

Lincoln The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Children and Family Services will hold a public hearing August 28, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. CT. The hearing will take place in Lincoln at the State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lower Level Conference Room ‘A.’

The Division is holding this hearing to accept comments on proposed changes to regulations for Child Support Enforcement. This is a second hearing on these regulations. The first hearing was held on July 24, 2008.

The proposed change will add language that clarifies that the overpaid party received tax intercept dollars in error, including the tax offset dollars returned to the IRS and/or the Nebraska Department of Revenue due to an amended tax return.

Anyone may attend and comment at the hearing or submit comments in writing. Written comments must be postmarked or received by 5:00 p.m. CT, August 28, 2008. They should be sent to DHHS Regulatory Analysis and Integration, 301 Centennial Mall South, P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, NE 68509; faxed to 402-742-2382; or e-mailed to Rules.Regs@dhhs.ne.gov.

If auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations are needed to participate in a hearing, please call 402-471-9022. Persons with hearing impairments may call the DHHS at 402-471-9570 (voice and TDD) or the Nebraska Relay System at 711 or 800-833-7352 TDD.

Draft regulations and DHHS hearing notices are available online at: http://www.dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/reg_hearings.aspx.

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