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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.

Sponsor and status


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



Mar 12, 1987

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H.R. 1604 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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