Subpart A General Provisions
Subpart B Requirements for Computerized Tribal Iv-D Systems and Office Automation
Subpart C Funding for Computerized Tribal Iv-D Systems and Office Automation
Subpart D Accountability and Monitoring Procedures for Computerized Tribal Iv-D Systems

Terms Used In 45 CFR Part 310

  • Act: means the Social Security Act, and the title referred to is title IV-D of that Act. See 45 CFR 301.1
  • 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
  • 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:
  • Form: means a federally-approved document used for the establishment and enforcement of support obligations whether compiled or transmitted in written or electronic format, including but not limited to the Income Withholding for Support form, and the National Medical Support Notice. 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
  • 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