- The Child Support Performance and Incentive Act of 1998, also known as CSPIA and Public Law#105-200, was signed into law by President Clinton on July 16, 1998.
- Actual bill
- It amended multiple sections of Social Security Act (42 U.S.C 651-669)
- Key points listed in the legislation included:
1. Provide for an alternative penalty procedure for States that fail to meet Federal child support data processing requirements
2. Reform Federal incentive payments for effective child support performance
3. Provide for more flexible penalty procedure for States that violate interjurisdictional adoption requirements
4. Removed barriers to creating and enforcing health care coverage
Solomon-Fears, Carmen, The Child Support Enforcement Program: A Legislative History, March 21, 2016, p. 30.
DSHS Economic Services Administration, ESA Briefing Book State Fiscal Year 2015, Appendix 7, Child Support Federal Legislative History, p. A7-1