ERIC Number: ED284136
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Nov-12
Reference Count: N/A
Model Interstate Income Withholding Act with Comments.
National Conference of State Legislatures, Washington, DC.
This document contains the text of the Model Interstate Income Withholding Act, which deals with two of Congress' key goals in enacting the Child Support Enforcement Amendments of 1984: establishing a system for quick, efficient collection of support obligations throughout the country by the use of income withholding systems and improving the interstate enforcement of support obligations. The introduction states reasons for a new statutory provision, lists principles guiding the drafting of the Model Interstate Income Withholding Act, and enumerates income withholding requirements of the 1984 Child Support Amendments. The text of the Model Interstate Income Withholding Act is presented in its entirety, followed by a section-by-section presentation which includes comments after each of the act's 11 sections: (1) General Provisions; (2) Initiation of Income Withholding and Cooperation with Other Jurisdictions; (3) Responsibilities for Entering a Support Order of Another Jurisdiction for Purposes of Income Withholding; (4) Notice; (5) Income Withholding Hearing; (6) Income Withholding (Order/Notice); (7) Notice to Employer/Payor and Other Provisions; (8) Distribution of Collected Support Payments; (9) Changes; (10) Voluntary Income Withholding; and (11) Choice of Law. (NB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Support Enforcement (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Conference of State Legislatures, Washington, DC.