NCSEA Legislative Updates

NCSEA Supports Effort to Establish Task Force Regarding BOP Management of Criminal and Civil Debt Collection Processes

NCSEA Supports Effort to Establish Task Force Regarding BOP Management of Criminal and Civil Debt Collection Processes

April 29, 2022-NCSEA has written to Representative Lance Gooden supporting his proposal for a bill to establish a joint task force to develop a strategic plan to improve the Bureau of Prison’s (BOP) management of criminal and civil debt collection processes in its Inmate Trust Fund Accounts and to improve ...
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NCSEA Legislative Quarterly Update

NCSEA Legislative Quarterly Update

April 26, 2022-The NCSEA Legislative Quarterly Update has been prepared and distributed by the NCSEA Legislative Education Subcommittee.  The document is distributed to Congressional Staff members of the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees, and other staff members involved in child support legislation.  Read the April 2022 edition ...
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Same-Sex Parents and Child Support Program Requirements PIQ

Same-Sex Parents and Child Support Program Requirements PIQ

OCSE has issued a Policy Interpretation Question (PIQ) regarding the use of parentage for paternity, in the IV-D program, meeting the needs of today’s families, including same-sex parent families. The full PIQ is available here: : www.acf.hhs.gov/css/policy-guidance/same-sex-parents-and-child-support-program-requirements. NCSEA reached out to OCSE in February, 2022 requesting that OCSE interprets “Paternity” as ...
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NCSEA Requests OCSE Interpret “Paternity” as “Parentage” in Title IV-D of the Social Security Act and Federal Regulations

NCSEA Requests OCSE Interpret “Paternity” as “Parentage” in Title IV-D of the Social Security Act and Federal Regulations

NCSEA has reached out to OCSE requesting that the IV-D programs  use parentage for paternity, meeting the needs of today's families, including  same-sex parent families. NCSEA believes interpreting the term “paternity” as “parentage” will provide a connection between the child and parents, treat all children equally, and hold both parents ...
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NCSEA Communicates Program Recommendations to OCSE

NCSEA Communicates Program Recommendations to OCSE

NCSEA sent a letter to OCSE with suggestions for actions that would substantially improve the child support program. The full letter can be found here ...
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NCSEA submits comments on Paternity Establishment Percentage Performance Relief

NCSEA submits comments on Paternity Establishment Percentage Performance Relief

November 16, 2021-NCSEA submitted comments to OCSE on the proposed Paternity Establishment Percentage (PEP) modification. The revision is in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read NCSEA's full response and comments here.  ...
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