- The Tax Reduction and Simplification Act of 1977, also known as Public Law#95-30, was signed into law by President Jimmy Carter on May 23, 1977.
- Bill information
- Included several amendments to Title IV-D of Social Security Act
- Key points of the legislation included:
1. Changed Title IV-D to clarify and broaden the circumstances for allowing federal employee wage garnishment.
2. Amended 454 of Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 654) which required states to provide bonding for those handling child support collections.
3. Amended 458(a) of the Social Security Act (32 U.S.C. 658(a) to allow matching rate of 15% of AFDC collections.
Solomon-Fears, Carmen, The Child Support Enforcement Program: A Legislative History, March 21, 2016, p. 13.