EXHIBIT 2

THIS EXHIBIT IS INTENDED TO BE A GUIDELINE OR TOOL FOR STATES TO USE FOR THEIR CASE REVIEWS, AND WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR THE STATES USE UPON REQUEST; HOWEVER, IT IS NOT A MANDATORY REVIEW INSTRUMENT AND STATES MAY DESIGN THEIR OWN REVIEW INSTRUMENTS OR FORMS TO CONDUCT CASE REVIEWS.

CASE CLOSURE

Questions

Yes

No

Reasons for Deficiency

References

Comments

1. Was case closed during the review period?

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If Yes, continue with Question C1.

If No, go to Question 2.

C1. If the case was closed, did it meet one or more of the Federal closure criteria?

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167303.11(b)(1) - (12)

If Yes, go to Question C2. No represents an Error case.

C2. If closed, was 60 day notice sent, if appropriate?

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167303.11(c)

Yes or N/A represents an Action case. No represents an Error case.

General Case Closure Comments:

ESTABLISHMENT OF PATERNITY AND CHILD SUPPORT ORDERS

Questions

Yes

No

Reasons for Deficiency

References

Comments

2. Was child support order establishment an issue during the review period?

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If Yes, Continue with Question OE1;

If No, Go to Question #3.

OE1. Was a child support order established during the review period?

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303.4

Yes represents an "Outcome Action Case"; go to Question #3.

If No, go to Question OE2.

ONLY EVALUATE ONE QUESTION BETWEEN OE2 AND OE4:

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Evaluate the last required action during the review period for which the time frame can be evaluated.

OE2. If the non-custodial parent was located, was service accomplished within 90 calendar days of locate, or if service was unsuccessful, were unsuccessful attempts documented in accordance with Stateís definition of diligent efforts.

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303.4(d) and 303.3(c)

Yes represents a "Process Action Case"; go to Question #3.

No represents an Error case.

OE3. If location was needed, was the latest Federal locate requirement met?

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303.3(b)(3) and (5)

Yes represents a "locate action case" go to question #3. No represents an Error case.

OE4: If case opening was needed, was the Federal requirement met?

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303.2(b)

Yes represents a "case opening action case." No represents an Error case.

General Establishment Comments:

EXPEDITED PROCESSES

Question

Yes

No

Reason for Deficiency

References

Comments

3. Was expedited process an issue (support order need to be established in the review period and non-custodial parent had been served either prior to or during the review period)?

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If Yes, Continue with Question EP1;

If No, Go to Question 4.

EP1.Were actions taken to establish support orders (and paternity if needed) from the date of service to the time of disposition within 6 months? (If long-arm jurisdiction used, credit given for 6-month standard if action completed within 12 months.)

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167303.101(b)(2)(i) and 167303.101(b)(2)(iii)

Yes represents an "Outcome Action Case." Also, EP2 would also receive a Yes for the second time frame.

If No, Go to Question EP 2. N/A if insufficient time to complete.

EP2. Were actions taken to establish support orders (and paternity if needed) from the date of service to the time of disposition within 12 months?

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167303.101(b)(2)(i)

Yes represents an "Outcome Action Case", go to Question 4. No represents an error case. N/A if insufficient time to complete.

General Establishment Comments:

ENFORCEMENT OF SUPPORT OBLIGATIONS

Question

Yes

No

Reason for Deficiency

References

Comments

4. Was Enforcement of Support Obligations an issue during the review period?

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If Yes, Continue with Question E1;

If No, Go to Question 5.

E1. Was a wage withholding (ww) collection received in the last quarter of the review period?

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303.6(c)(1)

Yes represents an "Outcome Action Case" and do not need to review time frames; but must also review question E7.

If No, go to Question E2.

E2. If ww not appropriate, was any collection received as a result of an enforcement action?

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303.6(c)(2)

Yes represents an "Outcome Action Case" and do not need to review time frames; but must also review question E7

If no, go to Question E3.

ONLY EVALUATE ONE QUESTION between E3 and E6 :

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Evaluate the last required action during the review period for which the time frame can be evaluated.

E3. If ww was appropriate, was ww actions initiated within required time frames?

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303.100(c)(2), 303.100(f)(2), and

167453A(g)(1) of the Act.

If yes, go to Question E7 to determine if all Enforcement requirements met.

No represents an Error case; go to Question 5.

E4. If ww was not appropriate, was other appropriate enforcement action(s) initiated within Federal time frames, or if service of process necessary but unsuccessful, were unsuccessful attempts documented to meet Stateís diligent efforts definition ?

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303.6(b), 303.6(c)(2), and 303.3(c)

If yes, go to Question E7 to determine if all Enforcement requirements met.

No represents an Error case; go to Question 5.

E5. If non-custodial parentís address and/or employer needed to be located, was the latest Federal requirement met?

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303.3(b)(3) and 303.3(b)(5)

If yes, go to Question E7 to determine if all Enforcement requirements met.

No represents an Error case; go to Question 5.

E6. If case opening required, was the Federal requirement met?

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303.2(b)

If yes, go to Question E7 to determine if all Enforcement requirements met.

No represents an Error case; go to Question 5.

ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION IF CASE HAS ARREARS

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E7. If case had arrearages, was it submitted for Federal and State Tax Refund Offsets, if appropriate?

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303.6(c)(3), 303.72(a), and 303.102(a)

If yes or N/A, and previous Federal requirements met (Question E2 through E6), then Case is an Action case.

No represents an Error case; go to Question 5.

General Enforcement Comments:

DISBURSEMENT OF COLLECTIONS

Questions

Yes

No

Reasons for Deficiency

References

Comments

5. Were collections received during the last quarter of the review period? (If more than one collection, review the latest collection received during the last quarter of the review period.)

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If Yes, Continue with Question d1;

If No, Go to Question 6.

This requirement is effective 10/1/98 or 10/1/99 (for courts handling collections prior to PRWORA)

D1. From date of receipt, did the State disburse amounts payable under 167457(a) of the Act within 2 business days after receipt from the employer or other source of income.

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167454B(c)(1) of the SSA

Yes represents an "Outcome Action Case", go to Question 6.

No represents an "Error" case.

General Disbursement of Collections Comments

Securing and Enforcing Medical Support Orders

Questions

Yes

No

Reasons for Deficiency

References

Comments

6. Was securing and enforcing a Medical Support

Obligation an issue during the review period?

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If Yes, Begin with Question MS1;

If No, Go to Question 7.

MS1. For support orders being established or modified, was medical support ordered? If not ordered, was medical support included in the petition for support?

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167466(a)(19) of the Act and 167303.31(b)(1)

If Yes or N/A, go to Question MS3. No to the second question represents an Error case.

MS2. If medical support ordered, did IV-D take steps to determine if health insurance was available?

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167303.30(a)(7) and 167303.30(a)

No represents Error case.

MS3. If medical insurance was available, but not obtained, were steps taken to enforce the order?

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167303.31(b)(7)

No represents Error case.

MS4. If health insurance was obtained, was the Medicaid agency informed?

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167303.31(b)(6)

No represents Error case.

MS5. If health insurance obtained, was custodial parent notified?

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167303.31(b)(5)

No represents Error case.

MS6. Did IV-D request insurance provider to inform them of lapses of coverage?

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167303.31(b)(9)

No represents Error case.

MS7. If non-custodial parent was providing health insurance coverage and changes employment and the new employer provides health care coverage, did the State transfer notice of the health care provision to the new employer, which would enroll the child in the non-custodial parentís health plan, unless the non-custodial parent contested the notice

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167466 (a)(19) of the Act

No represents Error case.

General Medical Support Comments:

REVIEW AND ADJUSTMENT OF ORDERS

Questions

Yes

No

Reasons for Deficiency

References

Comments

7. Was review and adjustment an issue during the review period?

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If Yes, Continue with Question R1;

If No, Go to Question 8.

R1. If case was reviewed and adjusted, or a determination is made, as a result of a review, during the review period, that an adjustment was not needed, the State will be considered to have taken appropriate action.

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167303.8(f)(3)

Yes represents an Action Case, go to Question 8. If no, answer appropriate question R2 through R5.

ONLY EVALUATE ONE QUESTION between R2 and R5 :

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R2. If request received during the review period and a review is necessary, was both parties given 30 days to contest any adjustment to that support order if the cost-of living or automated methods had been utilized?

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167466(a)(10)(A)(ii) of the Act

Yes represents an Action case. No represents an Error case.

R3. Was a review completed within 180 days of determining that a review should be conducted or locating the non-requesting parent, whichever occurs later?

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167303.8(f)(1)(ii)

Yes represents an Action case. No represents an Error case.

R4. Were the custodial and non-custodial parents provided notices not less often then once every three years informing them of their right to request a review?

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Section 466 (a)(10)(C) of the Act

Yes represents an Action case. No represents an Error case.

R5. If non-custodial parentís address and/or employer needed to be located, was the latest Federal requirement met?

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303.3(b)(3) and 303.3(b)(5)

Yes represents an Action case. No represents an Error case.

General Review and Adjustment Comments:

INTERSTATE SERVICES

Questions

Yes

No

Reasons for Deficiency

References

Comments

8. Was Interstate an issue during the review period?

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If Yes, Continue with Question IN1;

If No, not applicable.

INITIATING INTERSTATE CASE:

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IN1: Was interstate time frame met? [Only need to evaluate the latest time frame.]

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167303.7(b)(2), 167303.7(b)(4), 167303.7(b)(5), and 167303.7(b)(6)

Yes represents an Action case. No represents an Error case.

RESPONDING INTERSTATE CASE:

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IN2: Was interstate time frame met? [Only need to evaluate the latest time frame.]

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167303.7(a)(2), 167303.7(a)(4), 167303.7(c)(5), 167303.7(c)(6), 167454B(c)(1) of the Act, 167303.7(c)(7)(iv), and 303.7(c)(9).

Yes represents an Action case. No represents an Error case.

General Interstate Comments: