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Final Rule: Reasonable Quantitative Standards for Review and Adjustment of Child Support Orders

AT-06-02

Published: May 25, 2006
Information About:
State/Local Child Support Agencies
Topics:
Case Management, Review and Modification
Types:
Policy, Action Transmittals (AT), Regulations

ACTION TRANSMITTAL

AT-06-02

ATTACHMENT: Final rule published in the Federal Register May 23, 2006

DATE: May 25, 2006

TO: State Agencies Administering Child Support Enforcement Plans under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act and Other Interested Parties

SUBJECT: Final Rule on Reasonable Quantitative Standards for Review and Adjustment of Child Support Orders

ATTACHMENT: Attached is the final rule published in the Federal Register May 23, 2006, (71 FR29590). This rule finalizes without change the provisions of the interim final rule published on December 28,2004 and responds to public comments received as a result of the interim final rule. The rule permits States to use a reasonable quantitative standard to determine whether or not to proceed with an adjustment of an existing child support award amount after conducting a review of the order, regardless of the method of review used.

REFERENCES: 45 CFR 303.8

EFFECTIVE DATE: May 23, 2006

INQUIRIES: ACF Regional Administrators

Margot Bean
Commissioner
Office of Child Support Enforcement

Attachment
cc: Tribal IV-D Directors