- PRWORA, also known as The 1996 Welfare Reform Act and Public Law#104–193, was signed into law by President Clinton on August 22, 1996.
- Legislation was codified in 42 U.S.C. § 666.
- Bill information
- Key points of the legislation that changed Title IV-D child support program included:
1. Companies must report new hires (including wages) to a new database.
2. Financial institutions must report any matches between their account holders and a list of individuals with arrearage
3. Individuals with arrearages will have their state licenses (drivers, business, other) revoked.
4. Child support must be automatically garnished from their wages.
5. Child Support orders must provide for health coverage
6. States must identify fathers at least 90% of time in nonmarital births.
7. States were required to maintain child support order registries.
8. States were required to maintain data on new hires.