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The Department will provide professional, legal, technical and accounting services in the administration of the County's federal and state funded local child support agency in accordance with the functions and responsibilities as provided in Title IV-D of the Social Security Act. In providing such services, the Department will perform such functions as may be assigned to it including, but not limited to, the following:
(a) Establish, modify, and enforce child support and medical support orders, and determine paternity for children born out of wedlock, within the time limits set forth by federal law.
(b) Take appropriate action, including criminal action in cooperation with the District Attorney, to establish, modify, and enforce child support and, when appropriate, enforce spousal support orders established by a court of competent jurisdiction when the child is receiving public assistance, and, when requested, take the same action on behalf of a child who is not receiving public assistance.
(c) Receive and distribute funds collected in accordance with state and federal regulations.
(d) Plan and administer outreach programs to inform the public of the Title IV-D services available to persons not receiving public assistance.
(e) Perform such other duties as the Board or Chief Administrative Officer may from time to time assign in accordance with state and federal regulations.
(Added by Ord. No. 9378 (N.S.), effective 10-12-01)