- The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) was created in 1975 as part of the Social Security Act of 1974. The principal purpose was to run the OCSE Program.2
- Here is a list of articles from Congressional Research Service about OCSE.
- One of the principal architects of the current federally-driven child support approach, Dr. Robert Williams, consulted with OCSE from 1983-1990.
- Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 666(a)(8) and (b)(3), all new and modified child support orders must contain a provision regarding automatic garnishment through the child support enforcement bureaucracy even in non-welfare cases unless both parties agree it is not necessary.
- Caseload has changed from public to private cases (See table).