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Page 1 of 1 205.720 Assignment -- Subrogation -- Distribution of child support payments -- Effect of termination of Title IV-D services. (1) By applying for Title IV-D services or accepting public assistance for or on behalf of a needy dependent child, the recipient shall be deemed to have made an <br>assignment to the cabinet of the right to any child support or maintenance owed up <br>to the amount of public assistance paid by the cabinet to the recipient, including <br>amounts which have accrued at the time the assignment is made between October 1, <br>1997, and September 30, 2000. The cabinet shall be subrogated to the right of the <br>child or the person having custody to collect and receive all child support payments <br>and to initiate any support action existing under the laws of this state. (2) The cabinet shall distribute all child support payments and assigned arrearages as required by 42 U.S.C. secs. 651 et seq. (3) When Title IV-D services on behalf of a dependent child are terminated, current and past due court-ordered or administratively determined child support owed the child <br>shall be payable to the physical custodian of the dependent child for the period of <br>time the dependent child was in the physical custody of that custodian. Effective: July 15, 1998 <br>History: Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 255, sec. 6, effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1994 Ky. Acts ch. 330, sec. 3, effective July 15, 1994. -- Amended 1978 Ky. Acts <br>ch. 277, sec. 2, effective June 17, 1978. -- Created 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 343, sec. 4.