ERIC Number: ED248414
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Sep-12
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight Hearing on Child Support Enforcement. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session (New York, New York).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This document presents the text of the Congressional hearings on nonpayment of child support, examining the link between nonpayment and child abuse, and focusing on possible remedies. The content of the proposed National Child Support Enforcement Act (H.R. 3354) is discussed. Written statements from 12 individuals are included, dealing with the difficulties in enforcing current child support rulings, welfare spending, and court jurisdictions. Statements from custodial mothers having difficulty receiving child support are provided. A description of the work of FOCUS, For Our Child and Us, a New York State funded paralegal agency concerned with the enforcement of court awarded child support, is also presented. Collection methods for child support payments are proposed, including state clearinghouses, wage attachment, jail, and interception of tax refunds. (JAC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.