Section 38-10-32Action to assure that parents of child in department's custody or receiving maintenance payments provide support.
The department may take action under this article or any other appropriate state and federal statutes to assure that the parent or parents of a child in the custody and care of the department or otherwise receiving foster care maintenance payments under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act, provide support for such child. An order for support may be made at the time custody is granted to the department and may be made a part of the custody order.
(Acts 1986, Ex. Sess., No. 86-686, p. 81, §3.)