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PUBLIC LAW 104-193—AUG. 22, 1996 110 STAT. 2135 the date the State program funded under this part commences (unless an exception described in subparagraph (B), (C), or (D) of paragraph (7) apphes). "(2) REDUCTION OR ELIMINATION OF ASSISTANCE FOR NON- COOPERATION IN ESTABLISHING PATERNITY OR OBTAINING CHILD SUPPORT.—I f the agency responsible for administering the State plan approved under part D determines that an individual is not cooperating with the State in establishing paternity or in establishing, modifying, or enforcing a support order with respect to a child of the individual, and the individual does not qualify for any good cause or other exception established by the State pursuant to section 454(29), then the State— "(A) shall deduct from the assistance that would otherwise be provided to the family of the individual under the State program funded under this part an amount equal to not less than 25 percent of the amount of such assistance; and "(B) may deny the family any assistance under the State program. "(3) No ASSISTANCE FOR FAMILIES NOT ASSIGNING CERTAIN SUPPORT RIGHTS TO THE STATE.— "(A) IN GENERAL. —A State to which a grant is made under section 403 shall require, as a condition of providing assistance to a family under the State program funded under this part, that a member of the family assign to the State any rights the family member may have (on behalf of the family member or of any other person for whom the family member has applied for or is receiving such assisteince) to support from any other person, not exceeding the total amount of assistance so provided to the family, which accrue (or have accrued) before the date the family leaves the program, which assignment, on and after the date the family leaves the program, shall not apply with respect to any support (other than support collected pursuant to section 464) which accrued before the family received such assistance and which the State has not collected by— "(i) September 30, 2000, if the assignment is executed on or after October 1, 1997, and before October 1, 2000; or "(ii) the date the family leaves the program, if the assignment is executed on or after October 1, 2000. "(B) LIMITATION. —A State to which a grant is made under section 403 shall not require, as a condition of providing assistance to any family under the State program funded under this part, that a member of the family assign to the State any rights to support described in subparagraph (A) which accrue after the date the family leaves the program. "(4) No ASSISTANCE FOR TEENAGE PARENTS WHO DO NOT ATTEND HIGH SCHOOL OR OTHER EQUIVALENT TRAINING PRO- GRAM. — ^A State to which a grant is made under section 403 shall not use any part of the grant to provide assistance to an individual who has not attained 18 years of age, is not married, has a minor child at least 12 weeks of age in his or her care, and has not successfully completed a high-school