WSR 05-19-115

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed September 20, 2005, 4:16 p.m. ]


DESCRIPTION OF INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: PCM 05-007 Retention and Application of Interest Payments.

Subject: Retention and application of interest payments.

Effective Date: September 1, 2005.

Document Description: This notice explains to the Division of Child Support (DCS) staff that DCS does not assess or collect interest on child support debts, unless asked to do so by the initiating jurisdiction. However, when DCS is the initiating jurisdiction, some responding jurisdictions will assess, collect, and send interest payments to DCS. This policy memorandum tells staff how to apply these interest payments to both public assistance and nonassistance cases.

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) 664-5322, TDD (360) 753-9122, fax (360) 586-3274, e-mail fferry@dshs.wa.gov.

September 16, 2005

Fran Ferry

Washington State Code Reviser's Office