- The Social Security Amendments of 1967, also known as Public Law#90-248, was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on January 2, 1968.
- Legislation was codified in 42 U.S.C 1396(a)
- Bill information: https://www.ssa.gov/OP_Home/comp2/F090-248.html
- Key points of the legislation included:
1. Required the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide the home and work addresses of an absent parent in order for a court to issue a child support order.
2. States were allowed to get data from Internal Revenue Service (IRS) records to obtain noncustodial parents’ addresses.
3. State welfare agencies were required to establish one unit whose mission was to collect child support and establish paternity for children on public assistance.
4. States had to work cooperatively with each other under child support reciprocity agreements and with courts and law enforcement officials.