(1) Temporarily assigned arrears are arrears owed to the family at the time TANF started, for TANF periods beginning before October 1, 2008. These arrears remain temporarily assigned during the assistance period.
(2) Temporarily assigned arrears convert to conditionally assigned arrears when the TANF period ends. See WAC 388-14A-2039
for a description of conditionally assigned arrears.
(3) If any support collections are distributed to temporarily assigned arrears, those collections are retained by the state, up to the amount of unreimbursed assistance.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 26.18.170, 26.23.035, 26.23.050,[26.23.]110 , 74.20.040, 74.20A.030, [74.20A.]055,[74.20A.]056 , and 74.20A.310. 09-02-059, § 388-14A-2038, filed 1/5/09, effective 1/27/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090. 01-03-089, § 388-14A-2038, filed 1/17/01, effective 2/17/01.]