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State Plan Material


Published: August 8, 2014



DATE:  August 8, 2014

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

SUBJECT: State Plan Material

ATTACHMENTS:  OCSE-21-U4 - Transmittal and Notice of Approval of State Plan Material form (OMB 0970-0017) and State Plan Table of Contents

BACKGROUND: As a condition of receiving federal financial participation, the state IV-D agency must have an approved state plan describing the nature and scope of its child support program, which meets all federal requirements. The state plan consists of the preprinted state plan pages and any related attachments and contains all information necessary for the Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) to determine whether a state plan can be approved. Sections 454 and 466 of the Social Security Act set forth the requirements for submission of a state plan and plan amendments for the child support program.

CONTENT: OMB has approved an update of the OCSE-21-U4.  The state plan package has not changed.  See attached State Plan Table of Contents.

EFFECTIVE DATE: The new expiration date is June 30, 2017. 


ACTION REQUIRED: No action required

INQUIRIES TO: ACF/OCSE Regional Program Managers


Vicki Turetsky
Office of Child Support Enforcement

cc: ACF/OCSE Regional Program Managers
     Tribal IV-D Directors

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