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House Bill No. 5254

Public Act No. 18-98

AN ACT CONCERNING CHILD SUPPORT COLLECTION FEES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. Subdivision (3) of subsection (h) of section 17b-179 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective April 1, 2019):

(3) The Office of Child Support Services shall also, in the case of an individual who never received temporary assistance for needy families and for whom the state has collected at least five hundred fifty dollars of support in a one-year period, impose an annual fee of [twenty-five] thirty-five dollars for each case in which services are furnished. The annual fee shall be (A) retained by the state from the support collected on behalf of the individual, but not from the first five hundred fifty dollars collected, (B) paid by the individual applying for the services, (C) recovered from the noncustodial parent, or (D) paid by the state.

Approved June 6, 2018