ERIC Number: ED436312
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Child Support Report, 1999.
Sharman, Phil, Ed.
Child Support Report, v21 n1-12 Jan-Dec 1999
This document comprises the 12 issues for 1999 of the "Child Support Report," which explores problems related to child support enforcement, reports on federal and state government child support enforcement initiatives, and summarizes research related to child support. Editorials and information on events and conferences of interest and funding opportunities are featured regularly. Major topics include: (1) Kentucky's Investigator Pilot Project, and early findings of the effect of child support and self-sufficiency programs in Washington state (January); (2) the National Council of State Child Support Enforcement Administrators, and Operation Search and Seize in Georgia (February); (3) increasing interstate collections, and reducing welfare costs and dependency (March); (4) Ad Council campaign aimed at fathers, and barriers to applying for child support services (April); (5) Texas' Paternity Opportunity Program, and implementing self-assessment of state child support enforcement programs (May); (6) the Georgia Fatherhood Initiative to help low-income men pay support, and information exchange by Internet (June); (7) Colorado efforts to serve prisoners with child support obligations, and a California court ruling concerning child support defendants and appointed counsel (July); (8) the role of state courts in child support enforcement, and new safeguards for family violence victims (August); Rhode Island's electronic funds transfer/electronic data interchange (EFT/EDI) for child support funds, and Mississippi's Responsible Fatherhood Initiative (September); (10) connecting fathers, families, and communities in Washington state, and Minnesota's project to help low-income fathers (October); (11) the National Legislators' Symposium on Child Support, and a survey of Food Stamp Program participants (November); and (12) Year 2000 preparations of the Office of Child Support Enforcement, and new federal rules to enforce health care coverage in child support orders (December). (HTH)
Descriptors: Child Support, Child Welfare, Children, Divorce, Fathers, Federal Legislation, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Responsibility, Parents, State Programs, State Regulation, Welfare Reform, Welfare Services
Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Support Enforcement, Division of Consumer Services, Mail Stop OCSE/DCS, 370 L'Enfant Promenade, Washington, DC 20047; Tel: 202-401-4626; Fax: 202-401-5559; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Office of Child Support Enforcement (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Child Support Enforcement