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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XVII PUBLIC WELFARE
  • CHAPTER 119A CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT
  • Section 10 Child support trust fund; separate accounts

Section 10. The state treasurer shall serve as treasurer of the child support trust fund. He shall maintain within the child support trust fund 3 separate accounts as follows:—

(1) A child support payments account of amounts to be distributed, without appropriation, to the proper obligees. The IV-D agency shall transfer to the General Fund the state share of amounts collected pursuant to Title IV, Part D of the Social Security Act.

(2) A child support services account to be expended, without appropriation, on child support services authorized pursuant to Title IV, Part D, of the Social Security Act. To this account shall be credited all fees collected by the IV-D agency, all federal incentive payments, and all interest and earnings of the fund attributed to federal incentive payments.

(3) A child support penalties account to be expended, without appropriation, pursuant to subsections (b) and (c) of section 10A and on child support services authorized pursuant to Title IV, Part D of the Social Security Act. To this account shall be credited all penalties collected by the IV-D agency, all amounts designated for this account pursuant to subsection (a) of said section 10A, all interest collected by the IV-D agency on the state share of arrears assigned to the commonwealth pursuant to Title IV, Parts A and E, and Title XIX of the Social Security Act, and all interest and earnings of the fund, except as provided in paragraph (2) of this section. The state treasurer shall report annually, on or before October 15, to the secretary of administration and finance and to the house and senate chairs of ways and means on the total expenditures from the child support penalties account in the prior fiscal year.