H.R. 1604 (100th): A bill to amend part D of title IV of the Social Security Act to require that mandatory income withholding of court-ordered child support begin automatically when the court order is issued, to strengthen the presently-required State guidelines for child support award amounts, to require that employment security information be made available for child support enforcement purposes through Federal and State telecommunications networks, and to increase the penalties on States for failure to comply with statutorily prescribed procedures.


Mar 12, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 12, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Marge Roukema
Representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
3/12/1987--Introduced.Amends part D (Child Support and Establishment of Paternity) of title IV of the Social Security Act to require the withholding of child support payments from the non-custodial parent's wages ...

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H.R. 1720 (Related)
Family Support Act of 1988

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 13, 1988

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Mar 12, 1987


100 cosponsors (55R, 45D) (show)
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