This document was released on August 1, 2018, by the federal Administration for Children and Families (ACF). ACF is planning to adopt new rules for licensing foster homes, and in this notice released proposed standards for stakeholder comment. Responses were due by October 1, 2018. By April 1, 2019, title IV-E agencies, which include all states and 12 tribes, must provide ACF with specific and detailed information about whether the state or tribal agency foster family home licensing standards are consistent with the model licensing standards identified in this August 2018 notice . . .