(1) If the department determines an employee is qualified for benefits and that the employee owes child support obligations, the department shall notify the applicable state or local child support enforcement agency and deduct and withhold an amount from benefits in a manner consistent with RCW 50.40.050
(2) For the purposes of this section, "child support obligations" means only those obligations that are being enforced pursuant to a plan described in section 454 of the social security act which has been approved by the secretary of health and human services under Title IV-D of the social security act (42 U.S.C. Sec. 651 et seq.).
(3) Consistent with chapter 50A.25
RCW, the department may verify child support obligations with the department of social and health services.