OCS Laws, Regulations, & Rules

There are several laws and rules that govern the child support program and the work that we do. Below is information about the main ones. It is not a complete list.


Federal Laws

US Code - Title 11: BANKRUPTCY
US Code - Title 42: THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
U.S. Code: Title 50 - WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE


Federal Regulations


Vermont Laws

Title 33: Human Services, Chapter 1: Department For Children And Families
Title 15: Domestic Relations - Chapter 5: Desertion And Support
Title 15: Domestic Relations - Chapter 11: Annulment And Divorce
Title 15: Domestic Relations - Chapter 21: Abuse Prevention
Title 15B: Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (1996)
Title 33: Human Services -Chapter 39: Enforcement Of Support
Title 33: Human Services -Chapter 41: Office Of Child Support


Vermont Rules