Issue Date: 1975-06-19
Revised Date: 2019-09-01

Legal Cites

Object Type

Cash — Welfare/Mental Health

Origin Date

June 19, 1975, by the 64th Leg.

Description

The Attorney General's Department may make parent locator, child support collection, or paternity determination services available, including administration of the Federal Parent Locator Service for the enforcement or determination of child custody in cases of parental kidnapping, to an individual not otherwise eligible for the services upon application of the individual.

A reasonable application fee and costs may be assessed for the services under rules and regulations developed by the Department. The Title IV-D Agency may charge a reasonable application fee, charge a $35 annual or $3 monthly service fee and recover costs to the extent permitted by federal law for services rendered in collection of support to certain recipients.

Due Date

When service is rendered.

Collecting Agencies

Note

Amended by H.B. 544, 68th Leg., R.S.

Amended by S.B. 1175, 69th Leg., R.S.

Transferred from the Department of Human Services (324) to the Attorney General (302) by H.B. 655, 74th Leg., R.S.

Service fees added by H.B. 2588, 78th Leg., R.S.

S.B. 891, 86th Leg., R.S. increased annual fee from $25 to $35.

USAS Values

Appropriation Year 20
USAS Title WELFARE/MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE FEES
Receipt Category 13 – Welfare and MHMR
Receipt Type 30 – State Service Fees
Object Group 30 – Revenues
USAS Status A
Rev/Exp Category 01 – LICENSES, FEES, FINES, AND PENALTIES