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NCSEA Wins Child Support Concession in Farm Bill

The Congressional conferees on the “Farm bill” have agreed to NCSEA’s position that the federal government maintain the state option for child support and SNAP cooperation. Currently states are allowed to choose whether to require child support cooperation when determining eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The House bill (H.R. 2) would have […]
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NCSEA Communicates Views on the Farm Bill

NCSEA has sent a letter to the House and Senate conferees regarding SNAP provisions in Agriculture and Nutrition Act (H.R. 2) and Agriculture Improvement Act (S. 3042). In the letter, NCSEA expresses our position on two provisions included in H.R. 2, Child Support Arrears and Mandatory Child Support Cooperation.  The full letter can be read […]
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Update from Capitol Hill – February 2018

Congress and the Administration Weigh in on Child Support Inserted at the last minute to help pay for a child welfare bill, the February 2018 federal spending bill contained a provision raising the annual child support fee from $25 to $35 for child support program participants who have never received Temporary Assistance for Needy Families […]
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NCSEA Congratulates Mr. Scott M. Lekan, appointed as Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) Commissioner

NCSEA Congratulates Mr. Scott M. Lekan on Appointment as Dept. of Health & Human Services’ Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) Commissioner MCLEAN, VA – The National Child Support Enforcement Association (NCSEA) extends its congratulations to NCSEA member Scott M. Lekan, who was today appointed Commissioner of the U.S. […]
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NCSEA Statement on OCSE Final Rule

Statement by NCSEA 2016-2017 President Joe Mamlin on the Release of the Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Enforcement Programs Final Rule NCSEA (the National Child Support Enforcement Association) expresses strong support for the Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Enforcement Programs final rule, issued by the Administration for Children and Families, Office […]
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Update from Capitol Hill—September 2016

Update from Capitol Hill – September 2016
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Update from Capitol Hill – July 2016

The House and Senate have recessed and return after Labor Day to work on the fiscal year 2017 spending bills. A lame duck session of uncertain scope and duration is anticipated after the elections. Earlier this summer, the House passed by voice vote a one-year extension (H.R. 5170) of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families […]
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