(750 ILCS 24/35)
IV-D Child Support Program responsibilities.
(a) The Department has the authority and responsibility for administering
the IV-D Child Support Program in compliance with Title IV, Part D of the
federal Social Security Act.
(b) The Department may enter into agreements with contractors or local
governmental entities to manage any services provided by the IV-D Child Support
Program in counties in which the State's Attorney is not operating a Program.
All contractors or local governmental entities entering into agreements with
the Department must meet the applicable performance standards set forth in
(c) In all counties, whether or not the State's Attorney in a county is
operating a Program, the Department must, at a minimum, fulfill its
responsibilities under Title IV, Part D of the federal Social Security Act and
Article X of the Illinois Public Aid Code in connection with the following:
(1) Operation of a statewide toll free telephone
number that refers parties to the appropriate contact as established by a Plan.
(2) Management and supervision of the State
(3) Management and supervision of KIDS and the State
Case Registry established under Section 10-27 of the Illinois Public Aid Code, including the responsibility (i) for entering and editing data for activities being conducted by the Department with respect to a current child support case and (ii) for having conflicting or incorrect data reconciled with respect to those activities. A State's Attorney operating a Program, however, must be able to enter data directly into KIDS with respect to any current child support cases for which the State's Attorney is responsible and must be able to edit that data when necessary.
(4) Federal income tax refund intercepts.
(5) State income tax refund and other payment
(6) Sending notices required by law to parents,
except as otherwise provided in a Plan.
(7) Submitting past due support information to
(8) Notifying the Illinois Department of Public
Health of parentage establishments and acknowledgments.
(9) Maintaining the Central Case Registry with
respect to interstate cases, and taking any necessary actions that are not otherwise specified in a Plan.
(10) Submittal of past-due support information to the
Illinois Department of Revenue.
(11) Requests for data matches with financial
(12) Account reviews and redeterminations for any
child support cases in which administrative processes are utilized by the Department under this Section.
(13) Reports to the federal government.
(14) All other duties required under Title IV, Part D
of the federal Social Security Act that are not otherwise included in a Plan.
(d) To the extent that the provisions of this Act are inconsistent with the
responsibilities or requirements imposed on the IV-D Child Support Program
under Article X of the Illinois Public Aid Code, the provisions of this
Act shall control, unless doing so violates Title IV, Part D of the
federal Social Security Act.
(Source: P.A. 92-876, eff. 6-1-03.)