102 STAT. 2352
PUBLIC LAW 100-485—OCT. 13, 1988
SEC. 123. AUTOMATED TRACKING AND MONITORING SYSTEMS MADE MANDATORY.
42 USC 654.
42 USC 652.
(a) PLAN REQUIREMENT.—(1) Section 454 of the Social Security Act is amended— (A) by striking "and" after the semicolon at the end of paragraph (22); (B) by striking the period at the end of paragraph (23) and inserting in lieu thereof "; and"; and (C) by inserting after paragraph (23) the following new paragraph: "(24) provide that if the State, as of the date of the enactment of this paragraph, does not have in effect an automated data processing and information retrieval system meeting all of the requirements of paragraph (16), the State— "(A) will submit to the Secretary by October 1, 1991, for review and approval by the Secretary within 9 months after submittal an advance automated data processing planning document of the type referred to in such paragraph; and "(B) will have in effect by October 1, 1995, an operational automated data processing and information retrieval system, meeting all the requirements of that paragraph, which has been approved by the Secretary.". (2) Section 454(16) of such Act is amended by striking "an automatic" and inserting in lieu thereof "a statewide automated". (b) WAIVER AUTHORITY.—Section 452(d) of such Act is amended— (1) by striking "The" in paragraph (1) and inserting in lieu thereof "Except as provided in paragraph (3), the"; and (2) by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(3) The Secretary may waive any requirement of paragraph (1) or any condition specified under section 454(16) with respect to a State if— "(A) the State demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Secretary that the State has an alternative system or systems that enable the State, for purposes of section 403(h), to be in substantial compliance with other requirements of this part; and "(B)(i) the waiver meets the criteria of paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) of section 1115(c), or "(ii) the State provides assurances to the Secretary that steps will be taken to otherwise improve the State's child support enforcement program.". (c) REPEAL OF 90-PERCENT FEDERAL REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR
AUTOMATED DATA SYSTEMS.—Effective September 30, 1995, section 455(a)(l) of such Act (as amended by section 112(a) of this Act) is amended— (1) by striking subparagraphs (A) and (B); (2) by redesignating subparagraph (C) as subparagraph (A); (3) in subparagraph (A) (as so redesignated)— (A) by striking "(rather than the percentage specified in subparagraph (A))"; and (B) by inserting "and" after the semicolon; and (4) by inserting after subparagraph (A) (as so redesignated) the following new subparagraph: "(B) equal to the percent specified in paragraph (2) of the total amounts expended by such State during such quarter for the operation of the plan approved under section 454;".