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by, and services provided through, the foster care

agency...” as one of the programs that the lead agency must

ensure that it coordinates with when implementing its child find responsibilities. However, child welfare programs, such as the foster care system, and child protection programs are two different programs and in some States are not in the same system. Therefore, we have clarified in

new §303.302(c)(1)(ii)(G) (proposed §303.301(c)(1)(ii)(G))

that lead agencies must coordinate child find activities with both child protection and child welfare programs.

Changes: We have added the words “and child welfare” after

the words “child protection” in new §303.302(c)(1)(ii)(G)

(proposed §303.301(c)(1)(ii)(G)).

Comment: None.

Discussion: As previously stated in the Analysis of Comments and Changes section for subpart C of these regulations, upon further review, the Department has determined that it is not appropriate to limit either

coordination with, or referrals from, the programs that

provide services under the Family Violence Prevention and

Services Act in new §303.302(c)(1)(ii)(A) (proposed

§303.301(c)(1)(ii)(I)) and §303.303(c)(11) (proposed

§303.302(c)(11)). Therefore, we have removed the following

language “(for States electing to make available services