42 U.S. Code § 655 - Payments to States

(a) Amounts payable each quarter
(1) From the sums appropriated therefor, the Secretary shall pay to each State for each quarter an amount—
(A) equal to the percent specified in paragraph (2) of the total amounts expended by such State during such quarter for the operation of the plan approved under section 654 of this title,
(B) equal to the percent specified in paragraph (3) of the sums expended during such quarter that are attributable to the planning, design, development, installation or enhancement of an automatic data processing and information retrieval system (including in such sums the full cost of the hardware components of such system); and  [1]
(C) equal to 66 percent of so much of the sums expended during such quarter as are attributable to laboratory costs incurred in determining paternity, and
(D) equal to 66 percent of the sums expended by the State during the quarter for an alternative statewide system for which a waiver has been granted under section 652 (d)(3) of this title, but only to the extent that the total of the sums so expended by the State on or after July 16, 1998, does not exceed the least total cost estimate submitted by the State pursuant to section 652 (d)(3)(C) of this title in the request for the waiver;
except that no amount shall be paid to any State on account of amounts expended from amounts paid to the State under section 658a of this title or to carry out an agreement which it has entered into pursuant to section 663 of this title. In determining the total amounts expended by any State during a quarter, for purposes of this subsection, there shall be excluded an amount equal to the total of any fees collected or other income resulting from services provided under the plan approved under this part.
(2) The percent applicable to quarters in a fiscal year for purposes of paragraph (1)(A) is—
(A) 70 percent for fiscal years 1984, 1985, 1986, and 1987,
(B) 68 percent for fiscal years 1988 and 1989, and
(C) 66 percent for fiscal year 1990 and each fiscal year thereafter.
(3)
(A) The Secretary shall pay to each State, for each quarter in fiscal years 1996 and 1997, 90 percent of so much of the State expenditures described in paragraph (1)(B) as the Secretary finds are for a system meeting the requirements specified in section 654 (16) of this title (as in effect on September 30, 1995) but limited to the amount approved for States in the advance planning documents of such States submitted on or before September 30, 1995.
(B)
(i) The Secretary shall pay to each State or system described in clause (iii), for each quarter in fiscal years 1996 through 2001, the percentage specified in clause (ii) of so much of the State or system expenditures described in paragraph (1)(B) as the Secretary finds are for a system meeting the requirements of sections 654 (16) and 654a of this title.
(ii) The percentage specified in this clause is 80 percent.
(iii) For purposes of clause (i), a system described in this clause is a system that has been approved by the Secretary to receive enhanced funding pursuant to the Family Support Act of 1988 (Public Law 100–485; 102 Stat. 2343) for the purpose of developing a system that meets the requirements of sections 654 (16) of this title (as in effect on and after September 30, 1995) and 654a of this title, including systems that have received funding for such purpose pursuant to a waiver under section 1315 (a) of this title.
(4)
(A)
(i) If—
(I) the Secretary determines that a State plan under section 654 of this title would (in the absence of this paragraph) be disapproved for the failure of the State to comply with a particular subparagraph of section 654 (24) of this title, and that the State has made and is continuing to make a good faith effort to so comply; and
(II) the State has submitted to the Secretary a corrective compliance plan that describes how, by when, and at what cost the State will achieve such compliance, which has been approved by the Secretary,
then the Secretary shall not disapprove the State plan under section 654 of this title, and the Secretary shall reduce the amount otherwise payable to the State under paragraph (1)(A) of this subsection for the fiscal year by the penalty amount.
(ii) All failures of a State during a fiscal year to comply with any of the requirements referred to in the same subparagraph of section 654 (24) of this title shall be considered a single failure of the State to comply with that subparagraph during the fiscal year for purposes of this paragraph.
(B) In this paragraph:
(i) The term “penalty amount” means, with respect to a failure of a State to comply with a subparagraph of section 654 (24) of this title—
(I) 4 percent of the penalty base, in the case of the first fiscal year in which such a failure by the State occurs (regardless of whether a penalty is imposed under this paragraph with respect to the failure);
(II) 8 percent of the penalty base, in the case of the second such fiscal year;
(III) 16 percent of the penalty base, in the case of the third such fiscal year;
(IV) 25 percent of the penalty base, in the case of the fourth such fiscal year; or
(V) 30 percent of the penalty base, in the case of the fifth or any subsequent such fiscal year.
(ii) The term “penalty base” means, with respect to a failure of a State to comply with a subparagraph of section 654 (24) of this title during a fiscal year, the amount otherwise payable to the State under paragraph (1)(A) of this subsection for the preceding fiscal year.
(C)
(i) The Secretary shall waive a penalty under this paragraph for any failure of a State to comply with section 654 (24)(A) of this title during fiscal year 1998 if—
(I) on or before August 1, 1998, the State has submitted to the Secretary a request that the Secretary certify the State as having met the requirements of such section;
(II) the Secretary subsequently provides the certification as a result of a timely review conducted pursuant to the request; and
(III) the State has not failed such a review.
(ii) If a State with respect to which a reduction is made under this paragraph for a fiscal year with respect to a failure to comply with a subparagraph of section 654 (24) of this title achieves compliance with such subparagraph by the beginning of the succeeding fiscal year, the Secretary shall increase the amount otherwise payable to the State under paragraph (1)(A) of this subsection for the succeeding fiscal year by an amount equal to 90 percent of the reduction for the fiscal year.
(iii) The Secretary shall reduce the amount of any reduction that, in the absence of this clause, would be required to be made under this paragraph by reason of the failure of a State to achieve compliance with section 654 (24)(B) of this title during the fiscal year, by an amount equal to 20 percent of the amount of the otherwise required reduction, for each State performance measure described in section 658a (b)(4) of this title with respect to which the applicable percentage under section 658a (b)(6) of this title for the fiscal year is 100 percent, if the Secretary has made the determination described in section 658a (b)(5)(B) of this title with respect to the State for the fiscal year.
(D) The Secretary may not impose a penalty under this paragraph against a State with respect to a failure to comply with section 654 (24)(B) of this title for a fiscal year if the Secretary is required to impose a penalty under this paragraph against the State with respect to a failure to comply with section 654 (24)(A) of this title for the fiscal year.
(5)
(A)
(i) If—
(I) the Secretary determines that a State plan under section 654 of this title would (in the absence of this paragraph) be disapproved for the failure of the State to comply with subparagraphs (A) and (B)(i) of section 654 (27) of this title, and that the State has made and is continuing to make a good faith effort to so comply; and
(II) the State has submitted to the Secretary, not later than April 1, 2000, a corrective compliance plan that describes how, by when, and at what cost the State will achieve such compliance, which has been approved by the Secretary,
then the Secretary shall not disapprove the State plan under section 654 of this title, and the Secretary shall reduce the amount otherwise payable to the State under paragraph (1)(A) of this subsection for the fiscal year by the penalty amount.
(ii) All failures of a State during a fiscal year to comply with any of the requirements of section 654B of this title shall be considered a single failure of the State to comply with subparagraphs (A) and (B)(i) of section 654 (27) of this title during the fiscal year for purposes of this paragraph.
(B) In this paragraph:
(i) The term “penalty amount” means, with respect to a failure of a State to comply with subparagraphs (A) and (B)(i) of section 654 (27) of this title—
(I) 4 percent of the penalty base, in the case of the 1st fiscal year in which such a failure by the State occurs (regardless of whether a penalty is imposed in that fiscal year under this paragraph with respect to the failure), except as provided in subparagraph (C)(ii) of this paragraph;
(II) 8 percent of the penalty base, in the case of the 2nd such fiscal year;
(III) 16 percent of the penalty base, in the case of the 3rd such fiscal year;
(IV) 25 percent of the penalty base, in the case of the 4th such fiscal year; or
(V) 30 percent of the penalty base, in the case of the 5th or any subsequent such fiscal year.
(ii) The term “penalty base” means, with respect to a failure of a State to comply with subparagraphs (A) and (B)(i) of section 654 (27) of this title during a fiscal year, the amount otherwise payable to the State under paragraph (1)(A) of this subsection for the preceding fiscal year.
(C)
(i) The Secretary shall waive all penalties imposed against a State under this paragraph for any failure of the State to comply with subparagraphs (A) and (B)(i) of section 654 (27) of this title if the Secretary determines that, before April 1, 2000, the State has achieved such compliance.
(ii) If a State with respect to which a reduction is required to be made under this paragraph with respect to a failure to comply with subparagraphs (A) and (B)(i) of section 654 (27) of this title achieves such compliance on or after April 1, 2000, and on or before September 30, 2000, then the penalty amount applicable to the State shall be 1 percent of the penalty base with respect to the failure involved.
(D) The Secretary may not impose a penalty under this paragraph against a State for a fiscal year for which the amount otherwise payable to the State under paragraph (1)(A) of this subsection is reduced under paragraph (4) of this subsection for failure to comply with section 654 (24)(A) of this title.
(b) Estimate of amounts payable; installment payments
(1) Prior to the beginning of each quarter, the Secretary shall estimate the amount to which a State will be entitled under subsection (a) of this section for such quarter, such estimates to be based on
(A) a report filed by the State containing its estimate of the total sum to be expended in such quarter in accordance with the provisions of such subsection, and stating the amount appropriated or made available by the State and its political subdivisions for such expenditures in such quarter, and if such amount is less than the State’s proportionate share of the total sum of such estimated expenditures, the source or sources from which the difference is expected to be derived, and
(B) such other investigation as the Secretary may find necessary.
(2) Subject to subsection (d) of this section, the Secretary shall then pay, in such installments as he may determine, to the State the amount so estimated, reduced or increased to the extent of any overpayment or underpayment which the Secretary determines was made under this section to such State for any prior quarter and with respect to which adjustment has not already been made under this subsection.
(3) Upon the making of any estimate by the Secretary under this subsection, any appropriations available for payments under this section shall be deemed obligated.
(c) Repealed. Pub. L. 97–248, title I, § 174(b),Sept. 3, 1982, 96 Stat. 403
(d) State reports
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no amount shall be paid to any State under this section for any quarter, prior to the close of such quarter, unless for the period consisting of all prior quarters for which payment is authorized to be made to such State under subsection (a) of this section, there shall have been submitted by the State to the Secretary, with respect to each quarter in such period (other than the last two quarters in such period), a full and complete report (in such form and manner and containing such information as the Secretary shall prescribe or require) as to the amount of child support collected and disbursed and all expenditures with respect to which payment is authorized under subsection (a) of this section.
(e) Special project grants for interstate enforcement; appropriations
(1) In order to encourage and promote the development and use of more effective methods of enforcing support obligations under this part in cases where either the children on whose behalf the support is sought or their noncustodial parents do not reside in the State where such cases are filed, the Secretary is authorized to make grants, in such amounts and on such terms and conditions as the Secretary determines to be appropriate, to States which propose to undertake new or innovative methods of support collection in such cases and which will use the proceeds of such grants to carry out special projects designed to demonstrate and test such methods.
(2) A grant under this subsection shall be made only upon a finding by the Secretary that the project involved is likely to be of significant assistance in carrying out the purpose of this subsection; and with respect to such project the Secretary may waive any of the requirements of this part which would otherwise be applicable, to such extent and for such period as the Secretary determines is necessary or desirable in order to enable the State to carry out the project.
(3) At the time of its application for a grant under this subsection the State shall submit to the Secretary a statement describing in reasonable detail the project for which the proceeds of the grant are to be used, and the State shall from time to time thereafter submit to the Secretary such reports with respect to the project as the Secretary may specify.
(4) Amounts expended by a State in carrying out a special project assisted under this section shall be considered, for purposes of section 658 (b)  [2] of this title (as amended by section 5(a) of the Child Support Enforcement Amendments of 1984), to have been expended for the operation of the State’s plan approved under section 654 of this title.
(5) There is authorized to be appropriated the sum of $7,000,000 for fiscal year 1985, $12,000,000 for fiscal year 1986, and $15,000,000 for each fiscal year thereafter, to be used by the Secretary in making grants under this subsection.
(f) Direct Federal funding to Indian tribes and tribal organizations
The Secretary may make direct payments under this part to an Indian tribe or tribal organization that demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Secretary that it has the capacity to operate a child support enforcement program meeting the objectives of this part, including establishment of paternity, establishment, modification, and enforcement of support orders, and location of absent parents. The Secretary shall promulgate regulations establishing the requirements which must be met by an Indian tribe or tribal organization to be eligible for a grant under this subsection.


[1]  So in original. The “; and” probably should be a comma.

[2]  See References in Text note below.

Source

(Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, title IV, § 455, as added Pub. L. 93–647, § 101(a),Jan. 4, 1975, 88 Stat. 2355; amended Pub. L. 94–88, title II, §§ 201(c), 205,Aug. 9, 1975, 89 Stat. 433, 435; Pub. L. 94–365, § 3,July 14, 1976, 90 Stat. 990; Pub. L. 95–59, § 4,June 30, 1977, 91 Stat. 255; Pub. L. 96–178, § 2(a),Jan. 2, 1980, 93 Stat. 1295; Pub. L. 96–265, title IV, §§ 404(a), 405 (a), 407 (a), (b),June 9, 1980, 94 Stat. 463, 467; Pub. L. 96–611, §§ 9(c), 11 (c),Dec. 28, 1980, 94 Stat. 3573, 3574; Pub. L. 97–35, title XXIII, § 2333(c),Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 863; Pub. L. 97–248, title I, §§ 171(b)(2), 174 (a), (b),Sept. 3, 1982, 96 Stat. 401, 403; Pub. L. 98–378, §§ 4(a), 6 (b), 8,Aug. 16, 1984, 98 Stat. 1311, 1314, 1315; Pub. L. 100–485, title I, §§ 112(a), 123 (c),Oct. 13, 1988, 102 Stat. 2350, 2352; Pub. L. 104–193, title III, §§ 344(b)(1), (c), 375(b), 395(d)(1)(E),Aug. 22, 1996, 110 Stat. 2236, 2237, 2256, 2259; Pub. L. 105–33, title V, §§ 5546(b), (c), 5555 (a),Aug. 5, 1997, 111 Stat. 631, 632, 636; Pub. L. 105–200, title I, §§ 101(a), 102 (b), title II, § 201(f)(2)(B),July 16, 1998, 112 Stat. 646, 648, 658; Pub. L. 105–306, § 4(a)(1),Oct. 28, 1998, 112 Stat. 2926; Pub. L. 106–113, div. B, § 1000(a)(4) [title VIII, § 807(a)], Nov. 29, 1999, 113 Stat. 1535, 1501A–286; Pub. L. 106–169, title IV, § 401(i),Dec. 14, 1999, 113 Stat. 1858; Pub. L. 109–171, title VII, §§ 7308(a), 7309(a),Feb. 8, 2006, 120 Stat. 147.)
References in Text

The Family Support Act of 1988, referred to in subsec. (a)(3)(B)(iii), is Pub. L. 100–485, Oct. 13, 1988, 102 Stat. 2343. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title of 1988 Amendments note set out under section 1305 of this title and Tables.
Section 658 (b) of this title (as amended by section 5(a) of the Child Support Enforcement Amendments of 1984), referred to in subsec. (e)(4), was in the original a reference to “section 458(b)”, meaning section 458(b) of act of Aug. 14, 1935, as amended by section 5(a) ofPub. L. 98–378, which was classified to section 658 (b) of this title. Pub. L. 105–200, title II, § 201(f)(1), (2)(A),July 16, 1998, 112 Stat. 657, 658, repealed section 458 and renumbered section 458A of the act of Aug. 14, 1935, as section 458, which is classified to section 658a of this title.
Amendments

2006—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 109–171, § 7309(a), inserted “from amounts paid to the State under section 658a of this title or” before “to carry out an agreement” in concluding provisions.
Subsec. (a)(1)(C). Pub. L. 109–171, § 7308(a), substituted “66 percent” for “90 percent (rather than the percentage specified in subparagraph (A))”.
1999—Subsec. (a)(1)(B). Pub. L. 106–169amended Pub. L. 104–193, § 344(b)(1)(A). See 1996 Amendment note below.
Subsec. (a)(5). Pub. L. 106–113added par. (5).
1998—Subsec. (a)(1)(D). Pub. L. 105–200, § 102(b), added subpar. (D).
Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 105–200, § 101(a), added par. (4).
Subsec. (a)(4)(C)(iii). Pub. L. 105–306added cl. (iii).
Pub. L. 105–200, § 201(f)(2)(B), made technical amendments to references in original act which appear in text as references to section 658a (b)(4), section 658a(b)(6), and section 658a (b)(5)(B) of this title.
1997—Subsec. (a)(3)(B)(i). Pub. L. 105–33, § 5555(a)(1), inserted “or system described in clause (iii)” after “each State” and “or system” after “the State”.
Subsec. (a)(3)(B)(iii). Pub. L. 105–33, § 5555(a)(2), added cl. (iii).
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 105–33, § 5546(b), redesignatedsubsec. (b), relating to direct Federal funding to Indian tribes and tribal organizations, as (f).
Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 105–33, § 5546(c), amended heading and text of subsec. (f) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The Secretary may, in appropriate cases, make direct payments under this part to an Indian tribe or tribal organization which has an approved child support enforcement plan under this subchapter. In determining whether such payments are appropriate, the Secretary shall, at a minimum, consider whether services are being provided to eligible Indian recipients by the State agency through an agreement entered into pursuant to section 654 (34) of this title.”
Pub. L. 105–33, § 5546(b), redesignatedsubsec. (b), relating to direct Federal funding to Indian tribes and tribal organizations, as (f).
1996—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 104–193, § 344(c), which directed repeal of Pub. L. 100–485, § 123(c), was executed by restoring the provisions of this section amended by § 123(c) to read as if § 123(c) had not been enacted, to reflect the probable intent of Congress. See 1988 Amendment note below.
Subsec. (a)(1)(B). Pub. L. 104–193, § 344(b)(1)(A), as amended by Pub. L. 106–169, added subpar. (B) and struck out former subpar. (B) which read as follows: “equal to 90 percent (rather than the percent specified in subparagraph (A)) of so much of the sums expended during such quarter as are attributable to the planning, design, development, installation or enhancement of an automatic data processing and information retrieval system (including in such sums the full cost of the hardware components of such system) which the Secretary finds meets the requirements specified in section 654 (16) of this title, or meets such requirements without regard to clause (D) thereof, and”.
Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 104–193, § 344(b)(1)(B), added par. (3).
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104–193, § 375(b), added subsec. (b) relating to direct Federal funding to Indian tribes and tribal organizations.
Subsec. (e)(1). Pub. L. 104–193, § 395(d)(1)(E), substituted “noncustodial parents” for “absent parents”.
1988—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 100–485, § 123(c), which directed striking subpars. (A) and (B), redesignating subpar. (C) as (A), striking “(rather than the percentage specified in subparagraph (A))” and inserting “and” after the semicolon in subpar. (A), and adding new subpar. (B) which read “equal to the percent specified in paragraph (2) of the total amounts expended by such State during such quarter for the operation of the plan approved under section 654 of this title;”, was repealed by Pub. L. 104–193, § 344(c).
Subsec. (a)(1)(C). Pub. L. 100–485, § 112(a), added subpar. (C).
1984—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 98–378, § 4(a)(1)–(5), designated existing provisions as par. (1) and in par. (1) as so designated, struck out “, beginning with the quarter commencing July 1, 1975,” after “for each quarter”, substituted subpar. (A) for former par. (1) which provided for an amount equal to 70 percent of the total amounts expended by the State during the quarter for the operation of the plan approved under section 654 of this title, struck out former par. (2) which provided for an amount equal to 50 percent of the total amounts expended by the State during the quarter for the operation of a plan which met the conditions of section 654 of this title except as was provided by a waiver by the Secretary which was granted pursuant to specific authority set forth in the law, redesignated former par. (3) as subpar. (B) of par. (1), and in subpar. (B) as so redesignated, substituted “subparagraph (A)” for “clause (1) or (2)”, and inserted “(including in such sums the full cost of the hardware components of such system)” and “, or meets such requirements without regard to clause (D) thereof”.
Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 98–378, § 4(a)(6), added par. (2). Former par. (2) was struck out.
Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 98–378, § 4(a)(3), redesignated par. (3) of subsec. (a) as subpar. (B) of subsec. (a)(1).
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 98–378, § 8, added subsec. (e).
1982—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 97–248, § 174(a), substituted “70 percent” for “75 percent”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 97–248, § 174(b), struck out subsec. (c) which had provided that expenditures of courts of a State or its political subdivisions in connection with performance of services related to the operation of a plan approved under section 654 of this title, would be included in determining the amounts expended by a State during any quarter for the operation of such plan, that the aggregate amount of such expenditures would be reduced by the total amount of those expenditures made by a State for the 12-month period beginning on Jan. 1, 1978, and that a State agency could, under State law, pay the courts of the State from amounts received under subsec. (a) of this section.
1981—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 97–35, as amended by Pub. L. 97–248, § 171(b)(2), inserted provision that in determining the total amounts expended by any State during a quarter, for purposes of this subsection, there be excluded an amount equal to the total of any fees collected or other income resulting from services provided under the plan approved under this part.
1980—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–611, § 9(c), inserted provision following par. (3) that no amount shall be paid to any State on account of amounts expended to carry out an agreement which it has entered into pursuant to section 663 of this title.
Pub. L. 96–611, § 11(c), which was intended to make a technical correction in par. (3) by substituting a period for the semicolon at the end thereof, was not executed in view of the amendment by section 9(c) ofPub. L. 96–611inserting provision following par. (3).
Pub. L. 96–265, § 405(a), added par. (3).
Pub. L. 96–178struck out provisions following par. (2) prohibiting payment to any State on account of furnishing child support collection or paternity determination services (other than the parent locator services) to individuals under section 654 (6) of this title during any period beginning after Sept. 30, 1978.
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 96–265, § 407(a), substituted “Subject to subsection (d) of this section, the Secretary” for “The Secretary”.
Subsecs. (c), (d). Pub. L. 96–265, §§ 404(a), 407 (b), added subsecs. (c) and (d).
1977—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 95–59substituted “September 30, 1978” for “June 30, 1977” in provisions following par. (2).
1976—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–365substituted “June 30, 1977” for “June 30, 1976”.
1975—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–88, §§ 201(c), 205, designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), and inserted provisions authorizing Secretary to pay to each State for each quarter beginning with the quarter commencing July 1, 1975, an amount equal to 50 per cent of the total amounts expended by such State during such quarter for the operation of a plan which meets the conditions of section 654 of this title except as is provided by a waiver by the Secretary which is granted pursuant to specific authority set forth in the law.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 94–88, § 205, added subsec. (b).
Effective Date of 2006 Amendment

Pub. L. 109–171, title VII, § 7308(b),Feb. 8, 2006, 120 Stat. 147, provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall take effect on October 1, 2006, and shall apply to costs incurred on or after that date.”
Pub. L. 109–171, title VII, § 7309(b),Feb. 8, 2006, 120 Stat. 147, provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall take effect on October 1, 2007.”
Effective Date of 1999 Amendments

Amendment by Pub. L. 106–169effective as if included in the enactment of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, Pub. L. 104–193, see section 401(q) ofPub. L. 106–169, set out as a note under section 602 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 106–113effective Oct. 1, 1999, see section 1000(a)(4) [title VIII, § 807(c)] of Pub. L. 106–113, set out as a note under section 609 of this title.
Effective Date of 1998 Amendments

Pub. L. 105–306, § 4(a)(2),Oct. 28, 1998, 112 Stat. 2927, provided that: “The amendment made by paragraph (1) of this subsection [amending this section] shall take effect as if included in the enactment of section 101(a) of the Child Support Performance and Incentive Act of 1998 [Pub. L. 105–200, amending this section], and the amendment shall be considered to have been added by section 101(a) of such Act for purposes of section 201(f)(2)(B) of such Act [amending this section].”
Pub. L. 105–200, title II, § 201(f)(3),July 16, 1998, 112 Stat. 658, provided that: “The amendments made by this subsection [amending this section, renumbering section 658a assection 658 of this title, and repealing former section 658 of this title] shall take effect on October 1, 2001.”
Effective Date of 1997 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 105–33effective as if included in the enactment of title III of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, Pub. L. 104–193, see section 5557 ofPub. L. 105–33, set out as a note under section 608 of this title.
Effective Date of 1996 Amendment

For effective date of amendment by Pub. L. 104–193, see section 395(a)–(c) of Pub. L. 104–193, set out as a note under section 654 of this title.
Effective Date of 1988 Amendment

Pub. L. 100–485, title I, § 112(b),Oct. 13, 1988, 102 Stat. 2350, provided that: “The amendments made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall apply with respect to laboratory costs incurred on or after October 1, 1988.”
Pub. L. 100–485, title I, § 123(c),Oct. 13, 1988, 102 Stat. 2352, which provided that the amendment made by that section was effective Sept. 30, 1995, was repealed by Pub. L. 104–193, title III, § 344(c),Aug. 22, 1996, 110 Stat. 2237.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment

Amendment by section 4(a) ofPub. L. 98–378applicable to fiscal years after fiscal year 1983, see section 4(c) ofPub. L. 98–378, set out as a note under section 652 of this title.
Amendment by section 6(b) ofPub. L. 98–378applicable with respect to quarters beginning on or after Oct. 1, 1984, see section 6(c) ofPub. L. 98–378, set out as a note under section 654 of this title.
Effective Date of 1982 Amendment

Amendment by section 171(b)(2) ofPub. L. 97–248effective on and after Aug. 13, 1981, see section 171(c) ofPub. L. 97–248, set out as a note under section 503 of this title.
Pub. L. 97–248, title I, § 174(d),Sept. 3, 1982, 96 Stat. 403, provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall apply with respect to quarters beginning on or after October 1, 1982. Subsection (b) [amending this section] shall apply with respect to quarters beginning on or after October 1, 1983; and the amendment made by subsection (c) [amending section 658 of this title] shall apply with respect to amounts collected on or after October 1, 1983.”
Effective Date of 1981 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 97–35effective Oct. 1, 1981, except as otherwise specifically provided, see section 2336 ofPub. L. 97–35, set out as a note under section 651 of this title.
Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Pub. L. 96–265, title IV, § 404(b),June 9, 1980, 94 Stat. 463, provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall apply with respect to expenditures made by States on or after July 1, 1980.”
Amendment by section 405(a) ofPub. L. 96–265effective July 1, 1981, and to be effective only with respect to expenditures, referred to in subsec. (a)(3) of this section, made on or after such date, see section 405(e) ofPub. L. 96–265, set out as a note under section 652 of this title.
Pub. L. 96–265, title IV, § 407(d),June 9, 1980, 94 Stat. 468, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section and section 603 of this title] shall be effective in the case of calendar quarters commencing on or after January 1, 1981.”
Pub. L. 96–178, § 2(b),Jan. 2, 1980, 93 Stat. 1295, as amended by Pub. L. 96–272, title III, § 301(a),June 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 527, provided that: “This section [amending this section] shall become effective on the date of the enactment of this Act [Jan. 2, 1980], and shall apply with respect to services furnished on or after October 1, 1978.”
Effective Date of 1975 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 94–88effective Aug. 1, 1975, unless otherwise provided, see section 210 ofPub. L. 94–88, set out as a note under section 654 of this title.
Temporary Resumption of Prior Child Support Law

Pub. L. 111–5, div. B, title II, § 2104,Feb. 17, 2009, 123 Stat. 449, provided that: “During the period that begins on October 1, 2008, and ends on September 30, 2010, section 455(a)(1) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 655 (a)(1)) shall be applied and administered as if the phrase ‘from amounts paid to the State under section 458 [42 U.S.C. 658a] or’ does not appear in such section.”
Temporary Limitation on Payments Under Special Federal Matching Rate

Pub. L. 104–193, title III, § 344(b)(2),Aug. 22, 1996, 110 Stat. 2236, as amended by Pub. L. 105–33, title V, § 5555(b),Aug. 5, 1997, 111 Stat. 637, provided that:
“(A) In general.—The Secretary of Health and Human Services may not pay more than $400,000,000 in the aggregate under section 455(a)(3)(B) of the Social Security Act [42 U.S.C. 655 (a)(3)(B)] for fiscal years 1996 through 2001.
“(B) Allocation of limitation among states.—The total amount payable to a State or a system described in subparagraph (C) under section 455(a)(3)(B) of such Act for fiscal years 1996 through 2001 shall not exceed the limitation determined for the State or system by the Secretary of Health and Human Services in regulations.
“(C) Allocation formula.—The regulations referred to in subparagraph (B) shall prescribe a formula for allocating the amount specified in subparagraph (A) among States with plans approved under part D of title IV of the Social Security Act [42 U.S.C. 651 et seq.], and among systems that have been approved by the Secretary to receive enhanced funding pursuant to the Family Support Act of 1988 (Public Law 100–485; 102 Stat. 2343) for the purpose of developing a system that meets the requirements of sections 454(16) (as in effect on and after September 30, 1995) and 454A [probably means sections 454(16) and 454A of the Social Security Act which are classified to sections 654 (16) and 654a, respectively, of this title], including systems that have received funding for such purpose pursuant to a waiver under section 1115(a) [probably means section 1115(a) of the Social Security Act which is classified to section 1315 (a) of this title], which shall take into account—
“(i) the relative size of such State and system caseloads under part D of title IV of the Social Security Act [42 U.S.C. 651 et seq.]; and
“(ii) the level of automation needed to meet the automated data processing requirements of such part.”
Payments to States for Certain Expenses Incurred During July 1975

Pub. L. 94–88, title II, § 206,Aug. 9, 1975, 89 Stat. 435, provided that amounts expended in good faith by any State during July 1975 in certain ways in preparation for or implementation of the child support program under this part were to be considered for purposes of this section, to the extent that payment for the expenses incurred would have been made under the terms of this section, had the amendment by section 101 ofPub. L. 93–647been effective on July 1, 1975, to have been expended by the State for the operation of the State plan or for the conduct of activities specified in this section.

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45 CFR - Public Welfare

45 CFR Part 301 - STATE PLAN APPROVAL AND GRANT PROCEDURES

45 CFR Part 302 - STATE PLAN REQUIREMENTS

45 CFR Part 303 - STANDARDS FOR PROGRAM OPERATIONS

45 CFR Part 304 - FEDERAL FINANCIAL PARTICIPATION

45 CFR Part 307 - COMPUTERIZED SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT SYSTEMS

45 CFR Part 309 - TRIBAL CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT (IV-D) PROGRAM

45 CFR Part 310 - COMPUTERIZED TRIBAL IV-D SYSTEMS AND OFFICE AUTOMATION

 

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