§ 307.0 Scope of this part
§ 307.1 Definitions
§ 307.5 Mandatory computerized support enforcement systems
§ 307.10 Functional requirements for computerized support enforcement systems in operation by October 1, 1997
§ 307.11 Functional requirements for computerized support enforcement systems in operation by October 1, 2000
§ 307.13 Security and confidentiality for computerized support enforcement systems in operation after October 1, 1997
§ 307.15 Approval of advance planning documents for computerized support enforcement systems
§ 307.20 Submittal of advance planning documents for computerized support enforcement systems
§ 307.25 Review and certification of computerized support enforcement systems
§ 307.35 Federal financial participation at the applicable matching rate for computerized support enforcement systems
§ 307.40 Suspension of approval of advance planning documents for computerized support enforcement systems

Terms Used In 45 CFR Part 307

  • Act: means the Social Security Act, and the title referred to is title IV-D of that Act. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Applicable matching rate: means the rate of Federal funding of State IV-D programs' administrative costs for the appropriate fiscal year. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Central registry: means a single unit or office within the State IV-D agency which receives, disseminates and has oversight responsibility for processing incoming interstate IV-D cases, including UIFSA petitions and requests for wage withholding in IV-D cases and, at the option of the State, intrastate IV-D cases. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Director: means the Director, Office of Child Support Enforcement, who is the Secretary's designee to administer the Child Support Enforcement program under title IV-D. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Medicaid: means medical assistance provided under a State plan approved under title XIX of the Act. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Office: means the Office of Child Support Enforcement which is the separate organizational unit within the Department with the responsibility for the administration of the program under this title. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Procedures: means a set of instructions in a record which describe in detail the step by step actions to be taken by child support enforcement personnel in the performance of a specific function under the State's IV-D plan. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Health and Human Services. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • State: means the several States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • State plan: means the State plan for child and spousal support under section 454 of the Act. See 45 CFR 301.1