Policy

OCSE proposes and implements national policy for the child support program.  We provide guidance and training to help states and tribes develop and operate their individual programs according to federal laws and regulations.

Policy Guidance Overview

OCSE provides program requirements, program information, policy guidance, and program instructions using several types of documents.

Most Recent Final Rules

 

The Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Enforcement Programs Final Rule was published on December 20, 2016. Resources include the final rule, an overview document, fact sheets, compliance dates list, state plan update, and related training material.

 

The Technical Corrections Final Rule was published on June 9, 2020. Resources include the final rule, state plan update, and related training material.

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