Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 3.djvu/495

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PUBLIC LAW 104-193—AUG. 22, 1996 110 STAT. 2225 "(VI) records of agencies administering public assistance programs; "(VII) records of the motor vehicle department; and "(VIII) corrections records, "(ii) Certain records held by private entities with respect to individuals who owe or are owed support (or against or with respect to whom a support obligation is sought), consisting of— "(I) the names and addresses of such individuals and the names and addresses of the employers of such individuals, as appearing in customer records of public utilities and cable television companies, pursuant to an administrative subpoena authorized by subparagraph (B); and "(II) information (including information on assets and liabilities) on such individuals held by financial institutions. "(E) CHANGE IN PAYEE.—In cases in which support is subject to an assignment in order to comply with a requirement imposed pursuant to part A or section 1912, or to a requirement to pay through the State disbursement imit established pursuant to section 454B, upon providing notice to obligor and obligee, to direct the obligor or other payor to change the payee to the appropriate government entity. "(F) INCOME WITHHOLDING. — TO order income withholding in accordance with subsections (a)(1)(A) and (b) of section 466. "(G) SECURING ASSETS. —In cases in which there is a support arrearage, to secure assets to satisfy the arrearage by— "(i) intercepting or seizing periodic or lump-sum payments from— "(I) a State or local agency, including unemployment compensation, workers' compensation, and other benefits; and "(II) judgments, settlements, and lotteries; "(ii) attaching and seizing assets of the obligor held in financial institutions; "(iii) attaching public and private retirement funds; and "(iv) imposing liens in accordance with subsection (a)(4) and, in appropriate cases, to force sale of property and distribution of proceeds. "(H) INCREASE MONTHLY PAYMENTS.— For the purpose of securing overdue support, to increase the amount of monthly support payments to include Eimounts for arrearages, subject to such conditions or limitations as the State may provide. Such procedures shall be subject to due process safeguards, including (as appropriate) requirements for notice, opportunity to contest the action, and opportunity for an appeal on the record to an independent administrative or judicial tribunal. " (2) SUBSTANTIVE AND PROCEDURAL RULES.— The expedited procedures required under subsection (a)(2) shall include the following rules and authority, applicable with respect to all