Home > 106th Congressional Bills > S. 1844 (es) To amend part D of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide for an alternative penalty procedure with respect to compliance with requirements for a State disbursement unit. [Engrossed in Senate] ...

S. 1844 (es) To amend part D of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide for an alternative penalty procedure with respect to compliance with requirements for a State disbursement unit. [Engrossed in Senate] ...


Google
 
Web GovRecords.org








106th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                S. 1844

 To amend part D of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide for 
   an alternative penalty procedure with respect to compliance with 
              requirements for a State disbursement unit.


_______________________________________________________________________


                   IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

                            November 2, 1999

Mr. Roth (for himself, Mr. Moynihan, Mr. Voinovich, Mrs. Feinstein, Mr. 
Roberts, Mrs. Boxer, Mr. Enzi, Mr. Thomas, Mr. Gramm, Mr. Kerrey, Mrs. 
Hutchison, and Mr. Bayh) introduced the following bill; which was read 
           twice, considered, read the third time, and passed

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
 To amend part D of title IV of the Social Security Act to provide for 
   an alternative penalty procedure with respect to compliance with 
              requirements for a State disbursement unit.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION. 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Child Support Miscellaneous 
Amendments of 1999''.

SEC. 2. ALTERNATIVE PENALTY PROCEDURE RELATING TO COMPLIANCE WITH 
              REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO STATE DISBURSEMENT UNIT.

    (a) In General.--Section 455(a) of the Social Security Act (42 
U.S.C. 655(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following:
    ``(5)(A)(i) If--
            ``(I) the Secretary determines that a State plan under 
        section 454 would (in the absence of this paragraph) be 
        disapproved for the failure of the State to comply with 
        subparagraphs (A) and (B)(i) of section 454(27), and that the 
        State has made and is continuing to make a good faith effort to 
        so comply; and
            ``(II) the State has submitted to the Secretary, not later 
        than April 1, 2000, a corrective compliance plan that describes 
        how, by when, and at what cost the State will achieve such 
        compliance, which has been approved by the Secretary,
then the Secretary shall not disapprove the State plan under section 
454, and the Secretary shall reduce the amount otherwise payable to the 
State under paragraph (1)(A) of this subsection for the fiscal year by 
the penalty amount.
    ``(ii) All failures of a State during a fiscal year to comply with 
any of the requirements of section 454B shall be considered a single 
failure of the State to comply with section 454(27)(A) during the 
fiscal year for purposes of this paragraph.
    ``(B) In this paragraph:
            ``(i) The term `penalty amount' means, with respect to a 
        failure of a State to comply with subparagraphs (A) and (B)(i) 
        of section 454(27)--
                    ``(I) 4 percent of the penalty base, in the case of 
                the 1st fiscal year in which such a failure by the 
                State occurs (regardless of whether a penalty is 
                imposed in that fiscal year under this paragraph with 
                respect to the failure), except as provided in 
                subparagraph (C)(ii);
                    ``(II) 8 percent of the penalty base, in the case 
                of the 2nd such fiscal year;
                    ``(III) 16 percent of the penalty base, in the case 
                of the 3rd such fiscal year;
                    ``(IV) 25 percent of the penalty base, in the case 
                of the 4th such fiscal year; or
                    ``(V) 30 percent of the penalty base, in the case 
                of the 5th or any subsequent such fiscal year.
            ``(ii) The term `penalty base' means, with respect to a 
        failure of a State to comply with subparagraphs (A) and (B)(i) 
        of section 454(27) during a fiscal year, the amount other wise 
        payable to the State under paragraph (1)(A) of this subsection 
        for the preceding fiscal year.
    ``(C)(i) The Secretary shall waive all penalties imposed against a 
State under this paragraph for any failure of the State to comply with 
subparagraphs (A) and (B)(i) of section 454(27) if the Secretary 
determines that, before April 1, 2000, the State has achieved such 
compliance.
    ``(ii) If a State with respect to which a reduction is required to 
be made under this paragraph with respect to a failure to comply with 
subparagraphs (A) and (B)(i) of section 454(27) achieves compliance 
with such section on or after April 1, 2000, and on or before September 
30, 2000, then the penalty amount applicable to the State shall be 1 
percent of the penalty base with respect to the failure involved.
    ``(D) The Secretary may not impose a penalty under this paragraph 
against a State for a fiscal year for which the amount otherwise 
payable to the State under paragraph (1)(A) of this subsection is 
reduced under paragraph (4) for failure to comply with section 
454(24)(A).''.
    (b) Inapplicability of Penalty Under TANF Program.--Section 
409(a)(8)(A)(i)(III) of such Act (42 U.S.C. 609(a)(8)(A)(i)(III)) is 
amended by striking ``section 454(24)'' and inserting ``paragraph (24) 
or (27)(A) of section 454''.
    (c) Effective Date.--The amendments made by this section shall take 
effect on October 1, 1999.
                                 <all>

Pages: 1

Other Popular 106th Congressional Bills Documents:

1 H.R. 3416 (ih) For the relief of Desmond J. Burke. [Introduced in House] ...
2 S.Res. 253 (is) To express the sense of the Senate that the Federal investment in biomedical research should be increased by $2,700,000,000 in fiscal year 2001. [Introduced in Senate] ...
3 H.Con.Res. 105 (ih) Authorizing the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the 1999 Special Olympics World Games to be run through the Capitol Grounds. [Introduced in House] ...
4 H.R. 439 (eh) To amend chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as [Engrossed in House] ...
5 H.R. 5324 (ih) To amend the Social Security Act to make corrections and refinements in the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP health insurance programs, as revised by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 and the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Balanced Budget Refinem...
6 S. 893 (rs) To amend title 46, United States Code, to provide equitable treatment with respect to State and local income taxes for certain individuals who perform duties on vessels. [Reported in Senate] ...
7 H.R. 2459 (ih) To authorize the President to award a gold medal on behalf of the Congress to General Wesley Clark and to provide for the production of bronze duplicates of such medal for sale to the public. [Introduced in House] ...
8 H.Con.Res. 300 (ih) Recognizing and commending our Nation's Federal workforce for successfully preparing our Nation to withstand any catastrophic Year 2000 computer problem disruptions. [Introduced in House] ...
9 H.R. 4601 (rh) To provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 213(c) of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2001 to reduce the public debt and to decrease the statutory limit on the public debt. [Reported in House] ...
10 S. 1012 (is) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to use the Consumer Price Index in addition to the national average wage index for purposes of cost-of-living adjustments. [Introduced in Senate] ...
11 S. 276 (is) For the relief of Sergio Lozano, Fauricio Lozano and Ana Lozano. [Introduced in Senate] ...
12 H.Con.Res. 432 (ih) Recognizing the founding of the Alliance for Reform and Democracy in Asia, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...
13 H.R. 4942 (eh) Making appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in whole or in part against the revenues of said District for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2001, and for other purposes. [Engrossed...
14 H.R. 5670 (ih) To ensure that the receipts and disbursements of the Social Security trust funds are not included in a unified Federal budget. [Introduced in House] ...
15 S. 2327 (is) To establish a Commission on Ocean Policy, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...
16 S. 1455 (es) To enhance protections against fraud in the offering of financial assistance for college education, and for other purposes. [Engrossed in Senate] ...
17 H.R. 444 (ih) To amend the Dairy Production Stabilization Act of 1983 to ensure that all persons who benefit from the dairy promotion and research program contribute to the cost of the program. [Introduced in House] ...
18 S. 2812 (eah) [Engrossed Amendment House] ...
19 H.R. 17 (ih) To amend the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978 to require the President to report to Congress on any selective embargo on agricultural commodities, to provide a termination date for the embargo, to provide greater assurances for contract sanctit...
20 S.Con.Res. 131 (is) Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the workers' strikes in Poland that lead to the creation of the independent trade union Solidarnosc, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Senate] ...
21 H.R. 939 (ih) To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to eliminate certain mandatory minimum penalties relating to crack cocaine offenses. [Introduced in House] ...
22 S. 60 (is) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide equitable treatment for contributions by employees to pension plans. [Introduced in Senate] ...
23 H.R. 4896 (ih) To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the child tax credit to $2,000 per child. [Introduced in House] ...
24 H.Con.Res. 441 (ih) Expressing the sense of Congress concerning the investigation into the terrorist attack on the U.S.S. COLE on October 12, 2000. [Introduced in House] ...
25 H.R. 4330 (ih) To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of annual screening pap smears, screening pelvic exams, and clinical breast exams under the Medicare Program. [Introduced in House] ...
26 H.J.Res. 119 (enr) Making further continuing appropriations for the fiscal year 2001, and for other purposes. [Enrolled bill] ...
27 H.R. 4946 (ih) To amend the Small Business Act to direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish a pilot program to provide regulatory compliance assistance to small business concerns, and for other purposes. [Introduced in Hou...
28 H.R. 971 (ih) To amend the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to protect [Introduced in House] ...
29 S. 1332 (is) To authorize the President to award a gold medal on behalf of Congress to Father Theodore M. Hesburgh, in recognition of his outstanding and enduring contributions to civil rights, higher education, the Catholic Church, the Nation, and the gl...
30 H.Res. 673 (ih) Honoring the four members of the United States Marine Corps who died on December 11, 2000, and extending the condolences of the House of Representatives on their deaths. [Introduced in House] ...


Other Documents:

106th Congressional Bills Records and Documents

GovRecords.org presents information on various agencies of the United States Government. Even though all information is believed to be credible and accurate, no guarantees are made on the complete accuracy of our government records archive. Care should be taken to verify the information presented by responsible parties. Please see our reference page for congressional, presidential, and judicial branch contact information. GovRecords.org values visitor privacy. Please see the privacy page for more information.
House Rules:

104th House Rules
105th House Rules
106th House Rules

Congressional Bills:

104th Congressional Bills
105th Congressional Bills
106th Congressional Bills
107th Congressional Bills
108th Congressional Bills

Supreme Court Decisions

Supreme Court Decisions

Additional

1995 Privacy Act Documents
1997 Privacy Act Documents
1994 Unified Agenda
2004 Unified Agenda

Congressional Documents:

104th Congressional Documents
105th Congressional Documents
106th Congressional Documents
107th Congressional Documents
108th Congressional Documents

Congressional Directory:

105th Congressional Directory
106th Congressional Directory
107th Congressional Directory
108th Congressional Directory

Public Laws:

104th Congressional Public Laws
105th Congressional Public Laws
106th Congressional Public Laws
107th Congressional Public Laws
108th Congressional Public Laws

Presidential Records

1994 Presidential Documents
1995 Presidential Documents
1996 Presidential Documents
1997 Presidential Documents
1998 Presidential Documents
1999 Presidential Documents
2000 Presidential Documents
2001 Presidential Documents
2002 Presidential Documents
2003 Presidential Documents
2004 Presidential Documents

Home Executive Judicial Legislative Additional Reference About Privacy