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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

PUBLIC LAW 98-378—AUG. 16, 1984

98 STAT. 1317

"(C)(i) In the case of a State whose penalty suspension ends pursuant to subparagraph (B)(i), the penalty shall not be applied. "(ii) In the case of a State whose penalty suspension ends pursuant to subparagraph (B)(ii), the penalty shall be applied as if the suspension had not occurred. "(iii) In the case of a State whose penalty suspension ends pursuant to subparagraph (B)(iii), the penalty shall be applied to all quarters ending after the expiration of the time period specified in such subparagraph (and prior to the first quarter throughout which the State program is found to be in substantial compliance). "(3) For purposes of this subsection, section 402(a)(27), and section 452(a)(4), a State which is not in full compliance with the requirements of this part shall be determined to be in substantial compliance with such requirements only if the Secretary determines that any noncompliance with such requirements is of a technical nature which does not adversely affect the performance of the child support enforcement program.". (c) The amendments made by this section shall be effective on and after October 1, 1983. i

Ante, p. 1316. Ante, p. 1316.

Effective date. 42 USC 602 note.

EXTENSION OF SECTION 1115 DEMONSTRATION AUTHORITY TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM

,. S E C 10. (a) Section 1115(a) of the Social Security Act is amended— 42 USC 1315. (1) by striking out "part A" in the matter preceding paragraph (1) and inserting in lieu thereof "part A or D"; (2) by striking out "402," in paragraph (1) and inserting in lieu thereof "402, 454,"; and (3) by striking out "403," in paragraph (2) and inserting in lieu thereof "403, 455,". (b) Section 1115 of such Act is further amended by adding at the 42 USC 1315. end thereof the following new subsection: "(c) In the case of any experimental, pilot, or demonstration project undertaken under subsection (a) to assist in promoting the objectives of part D of title IV, the project— 42 USC 651. "(1) must be designed to improve the financial well-being of children or otherwise improve the operation of the child support program; "(2) may not permit modifications in the child support program which would have the effect of disadvantaging children in need of support; and "(3) must not result in increased cost to the Federal Government under the program of aid to families with dependent children.". CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT FOR CERTAIN CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE

S E C 11. (a)(1) Section 457 of the Social Security Act is amended by 42 USC 657. adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(d) Notwithstanding the preceding provisions of this section, amounts collected by a State as child support for months in any period on behalf of a child for whom a public agency is making foster care maintenance payments under part E— 42 USC 670. "(1) shall be retained by the State to the extent necessary to reimburse it for the foster care maintenance payments made with respect to the child during such period (with appropriate