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Final Rule: Incentives, Penalties and Audit

AT-01-01

Published: January 3, 2001
Information About:
State/Local Child Support Agencies
Topics:
Funding, Incentive, Penalty
Types:
Policy, Action Transmittals (AT), Regulations
Tags:
Data Reliability

ACTION TRANSMITTAL

OCSE-AT-01-01

DATE: January 3, 2001

TO: STATE AGENCIES ADMINISTERING CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT PLANS UNDER TITLE IV-D OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT AND OTHER INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS

SUBJECT: Final Rule on Incentives, Penalties and Audit

ATTACHMENT: Attached is the final rule published in the Federal Register December 27, 2000 (65 FR 82177) promulgating Federal regulations on the new performance-based incentive system, performance penalties and establishes standards for certain types of audits, required by the Child Support Performance and Incentive Act of 1998. The rule adds new regulations and revises existing regulations contained in 45 CFR Parts 302, 304 and 305. These changes largely implement the statute and provide clarification on the operation of the new incentive system, performance penalties and aspects of audit.

EFFECTIVE DATE: December 27, 2000

REGULATION REFERENCE: 45 CFR Parts 302, 304 and 305

INQUIRIES TO: ACF Regional Administrators

Frank Fuentes
Deputy Commissioner and Acting
Operating Head
Office of Child Support Enforcement

Final Rule on Incentives, Penalties and Audit