Key points of the legislation regarding child support included:
1. IRS was allowed to intercept personal income tax refunds from individuals with overdue child support as classified by the Department of Health and Human Services for both public and non-public assistance cases.
2. IV-D agencies were mandated to collected child support for AFDC families.
3. Required past due child support to be withheld from unemployment insurance benefits.
4. Made child support amounts not dischargeable in bankruptcy proceedings.
5. A service fee for non-AFDC cases was assessed to the obligator as a way to make services to this group more self-sufficient.
DSHS Economic Services Administration, ESA Briefing Book State Fiscal Year 2015, Appendix 7, Child Support Federal Legislative History, p. A7-4
Solomon-Fears, Carmen, The Child Support Enforcement Program: A Legislative History, March 21, 2016, p. 14.