CHAPTER 280

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 434

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 31, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO COLLECTION AND TRANSFER OF SUPPORT PAYMENTS.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Amend §504(a), Title 31, Delaware Code, by striking said subsection in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

" (a) Any law of the State to the contrary notwithstanding, the application and/or receipt of public assistance under §503(d) of this Title, shall act as an automatic and immediate assignment of all rights of support for the applicant and/or recipient and any dependent child. Such assignment shall have the full force and effect of law to the State and shall be collectible by the Bureau of Child Support Enforcement. All money collected pursuant to such assignment shall be deposited directly to the credit of the Child Support Enforcement Account for distribution in accordance with the provision of Section 457 of the Social Services Amendments of 1974."

Approved August 4, 1975