WSR 05-17-056

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed August 9, 2005, 4:19 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: PCM 05-001 and PCM 05-002.

Subject: Arrears-only interstate cases, Washington Service Members' Civil Relief Act (SCRA).

Effective Date: July 21, 2005.

Document Description: PCM 05-001 to Division of Child Support (DCS) staff clarifies how to manage interstate cases in which DCS is requesting that the responding jurisdiction establishes an arrears-only debt when the responding jurisdiction cannot or will not honor this request.

PCM 05-002 to DCS staff explains to staff that recent state legislation grants National Guard members and reservists similar rights that other active duty members receive under the existing federal SCRA.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statement, contact Fran Ferry, Division of Child Support, P.O. Box 11520, Tacoma, WA 98411-5520, phone (360) 664-5233, TDD (360) 753-9122, fax (360) 664-5342, e-mail fferry@dshs.wa.gov.

August 5, 2005

Fran Ferry

Washington State Code Reviser's Office