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PUBLIC LAW 104-193—AUG. 22, 1996 110 STAT. 2205 (b) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The amendment made by subsection (a) 42 USC 654 note. shall become effective on October 1, 1997. SEC. 304. RIGHTS TO NOTIFICATION OF HEARINGS. (a) IN GENERAL.—Section 454 (42 U.S.C. 654), as amended by section 302(b)(2) of this Act, is amended by inserting after paragraph (11) the following new paragraph: "(12) provide for the establishment of procedures to require the State to provide individuals who are applying for or receiving services under the State plan, or who are parties to cases in which services are being provided under the State plan— "(A) with notice of all proceedings in which support obligations might be established or modified; and "(B) with a copy of any order establishing or modifying a child support obligation, or (in the case of a petition for modification) a notice of determination that there should be no change in the amount of the child support award, within 14 days after issuance of such order or determination;". (b) EFFECTIVE DATE. —The amendment made by subsection (a) 42 USC 654 note, shall become effective on October 1, 1997. Subtitle B—Locate and Case Tracking SEC. 311. STATE CASE REGISTRY. Section 454A, as added by section 344(a)(2) of this Act, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsections: "(e) STATE CASE REGISTRY. — "(1) CONTENTS.— The automated system required by this section shall include a registry (which shall be known as the 'State case registry*) that contains records with respect to— "(A) each case in which services are being provided by the State agency under the State plan approved under this part; and "(B) each support order established or modified in the State on or after October 1, 1998. "(2) LINKING OF LOCAL REGISTRIES. —The State case registry may be established by linking local case registries of support orders through an automated information network, subject to this section. "(3) USE OF STANDARDIZED DATA ELEMENTS. —Such records shall use standardized data elements for both parents (such as names, social security numbers and other uniform identification numbers, dates of birth, and case identification numbers), and contain such other information (such as on case status) as the Secretary may require. "(4) PAYMENT RECORDS.— Each case record in the State case registry with respect to which services are being provided under the State plan approved under this part and with respect to which a support order has been established shall include a record of— "(A) the amount of monthly (or other periodic) support owed under the order, and other amounts (including arrearages, interest or late payment pengdties, and fees) due or overdue under the order;