1998 Session

Budget Bill - SB29 (Introduced)

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Department of Social Services

Item 392

Item 392

First Year - FY1997Second Year - FY1998
Child Support Enforcement Services (46300)$279,621,501$281,193,813
Support Enforcement and Collection Services (46301)FY1997 $63,687,257FY1998 $65,259,569
Public Assistance Child Support Collections (46302)FY1997 $10,925,000FY1998 $10,925,000
Non-Public Assistance Child Support Payments (46303)FY1997 $205,009,244FY1998 $205,009,244
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY1997 $0FY1998 $2,920,005
SpecialFY1997 $238,406,279FY1998 $238,566,865
Federal TrustFY1997 $41,215,222FY1998 $42,626,948

Authority: Title 63.1, Chapters 13 and 14; P.L. 104-193, Federal Code, as amended.

A. Any net revenue from child support enforcement collections, after all disbursements are made in accordance with state and federal statutes and regulations, and after the state's share of the cost of administering the program is paid, shall be estimated and deposited into the general fund by June 30 of the fiscal year in which it is collected. Any additional monies determined to be available upon final determination of a fiscal year's costs of administering the program shall be deposited to the general fund by September 1 of the subsequent fiscal year in which it is collected. The Department shall expand collections of child support payments through contracts with private agencies.

B. In determining eligibility and amounts for cash assistance, pursuant to the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, Public Law Number 104-193, the Department shall continue to disregard up to $50 per month in child support payments, and return to recipients of cash assistance up to $50 per month in child support payments collected on their behalf.

C. Amounts returned to recipients of cash assistance pursuant to Paragraph B of this item shall be considered a part of the Commonwealth's required Maintenance of Effort spending for the federal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program established by the Social Security Act.