Child Support Final Rule Fact Sheets
DEAR COLLEAGUE LETTER
DATE: January 5, 2017
TO: ALL STATE IV-D DIRECTORS
SUBJECT: Child Support Final Rule Fact Sheets
The Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Enforcement Programs Final Rule addresses procedures that increase regular, on-time payments to all families. In addition, it supports program modernization, reduction of accumulated unpaid arrears, customer service, and management practices. The final rule was published on December 20, 2016, in the Federal Register, Volume 81, Number 244, on page 93492.
The Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Enforcement Programs fact sheets provide information in the following key areas:
- Final Rule Summary;
- Civil Contempt - Ensuring Noncustodial Parents Have the Ability to Pay;
- Modification for Incarcerated Parents; and
- Case Closure.
Please send any questions regarding these fact sheets to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Office of Child Support Enforcement
cc: ACF/OCSE Regional Program Managers
Tribal IV-D Directors