- The Balanced Budget Act of 1997, also known as Public Law#105-33, was signed into law by President Bill Clinton on August 11, 1997
- Actual bill
- Legislation made several amendments to Social Security Act:
1. Created Children’s Health Insurance Program (Title XXI) to provide medical coverage to children in poor families whose parents work but are not eligible for other coverage.
2. Amended section 454 of Social Security Act for cooperation/good cause
3. Amended FPLS (Federal Parent Locator Service) language in section 453 clarifying authority to disclose data on wages and claims
4. Allowed direct funding of Tribal Support programs
Solomon-Fears, Carmen, The Child Support Enforcement Program: A Legislative History, March 21, 2016, p. 29-30.
DSHS Economic Services Administration, ESA Briefing Book State Fiscal Year 2015, Appendix 7, Child Support Federal Legislative History, p. A7-2