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Final Rule Resources

Published: January 9, 2017

Provides links to policy, fact sheets, and training materials summarizing the final regulation

Justice Department Announces Resources to Reform Practices

Published: March 21, 2016

DOJ resources to reform practices for assessing ability to pay as part of enforcement efforts to collect fees and fines

NPRM: Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Enforcement Programs

Published: November 17, 2014

The NPRM updates existing rules and proposes changes that will help modernize the Child Support Enforcement program

Facts on Garnishing Federal Benefits for Child Support

Published: February 27, 2013

Summarizes that Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are exempt from garnishment for child support

Garnishment of Supplemental Security Income Benefits

Published: February 27, 2013

Emphasizes policy related to garnishing federal benefits, especially those related to Supplemental Security Income

OCSE Training Courses for Tribal IV-D Directors

Published: July 15, 2010

Provides web-based training for tribes organized around procedures in the final rule for Tribal Child Support Enforcement Programs

Turner v. Rogers Guidance

Published: June 18, 2012

Identifies minimum procedures that IV-D programs should consider in bringing child support civil contempt actions

Tribal and State Jurisdiction to Establish and Enforce Child Support

Published: March 12, 2007

Releases an updated publication to help Tribal and State courts and child support professionals in managing child support cases

Final Rule: Child Support Technical Corrections

Published: June 9, 2020

Issues final rule to remove outdated regulations, address policy clarifications and corrections, and make conforming amendments

Flexibilities for State and Tribal Child Support Agencies during COVID-19 Pandemic

Published: May 28, 2020

Outlines flexibilities that may be available under the Stafford Act due to COVID-19


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