State Employment Offices to Supply Data to Assist the Child Support Program
Date: January 4, 1977
TO: STATE AGENCIES ADMINISTERING CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT PLANS APPROVED UNDER TITLE IV-D OF THE SOCIAL SECURITY ACT AND OTHER INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS
SUBJECT: State Employment Offices to Supply Data to Assist in the Administration of the Child Support Enforcement Program
ATTACHMENT: A copy of the Unemployment Compensation Amendments of 1976, P. L. 94-566, Section 508
CONTENT: Congress has enacted an amendment to the law which established a national unemployment system that requires State employment offices, notwithstanding any other provision of law, to provide specified information to the agency administering the State's Child Support Enforcement program. Any expenses incurred in providing services requested by State IV-D agencies as specified in section 508 and charged the IV-D agencies by State employment agencies, are eligible for Federal financial participation pursuant to section 455 of the Social Security Act.
SUPERSEDED MATERIAL: Action Transmittal OCSE-AT-76-19, dated November 11, 1976.
OCSE-AT-76-19 transmitted a copy of section 509 of the Committee Print on P. L. 94-566. It is hereby superseded to reflect the change in the section number (from section 509 to section 508) which occurred upon final printing of the law.
INQUIRIES TO: OCSE Regional Representatives
Office of Child Support Enforcement
PUBLIC LAW 94-566--Oct, 20, 1976 90 STAT. 2689
SEC. 508. STATE EMPLOYMENT OFFICES TO SUPPLY IN AID OF ADMINISTRATION OF AFDC AND CHILD SUPPORT PROGRAMS.
(a) IN GENERAL.--Section 3(a) of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the establishment of a national employment system and for cooperation with the States in the promotion of such system, and for other purposes", approved June, 6, 1933 (29 U.S.C. 49b(a)), is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: "It shall be the further duty of the bureau to assure that such employment offices in each State, upon request of a public agency administering or supervising the administration of a State plan approved under Part A of title IV of the Social Security Act or of a public agency charged with any duty or responsibility under any program or activity authorized or required under part D of title IV of such Act, shall (and, notwithstanding any other provision of law, is hereby authorized to) furnish to such agency making the request, from any data contained in the files of any such employment office, information with respect to any individual specified in the request as to (A) whether such individual is receiving, has received, or has made application for, unemployment compensation, and the amount of any such compensation being received by such individual, and (B) the current (or most recent) home address of such individual, and (C) whether such individual has refused an offer of employment and, if so, a description of the employment so offered and terms, conditions, and rate of pay therefore. . "
42 USC 601 et seq.
42 USC 651
(b) PROVISION OF REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES.--For purposes of section 403 of the Social Security Act, expenses incurred to reimburse State employment offices for furnishing information requested of such offices pursuant to the third sentence of section 3(a) of the Act entitled "An Act to provide for the establishment of a national employment system and for cooperation with the States in the promotion of such system and for other purposes", approved June 6, 1933 (29 U.S.C. 49b(a), by a State or local agency administering a State plan approved under part A of title IV of the Social Security Act shall be considered to constitute expenses incurred in the administration of such State plan; and for purposes of section 455 of the Social Security Act, expenses incurred to reimburse State employment offices for furnishing information so requested by a State or local agency charged with the duty of carrying out a State plan for child support approved under part D of title IV of the Social Security Act shall be considered to constitute expenses incurred in the administration of such State plan.
42 USC 603a
42 USC 655.