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Wyoming Statutes Title 20. Domestic Relations § 20-6-102. Definitions

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(a) As used in this act:

(i) “Noncustodial parent” means the parent who was not awarded primary physical custody of the child by the court;

(ii) “Department” means the department of family services;

(iii) “Division” means the designated body to administer Title IV-D child support services within the department of family services;

(iv) “Obligee” means a person to whom the duty of support is owed;

(v) “Obligor” means any person owing a duty of support;

(vi) “Title IV-D” means Title IV-D of the federal Social Security Act as amended [42 U.S.C. §§ 651 et seq.];

(vii) “This act” means W.S. 20-6-101 through 20-6-112;

(viii) “Support order” means any order entered by a court or a tribal court, which provides for payment for the support of a child and may include medical support, spousal support, arrearages related costs and fees, interest and penalties, income withholding, and other relief;

(ix) “IV-D agency” means the department of family services;

(x) “Clerk” means, for the purpose of receipts, distribution and disbursement of child support, the clerk of district court in this state where the obligor is ordered to make payments, or where mandated by law, the state disbursement unit;

(xi) “Licensing agency” means the state or any of its political subdivisions, any board, commission or other entity that issues licenses, certificates or permits necessary for an obligor to operate a motor vehicle, hunt, fish or practice a profession or occupation;

(xii) “Program” means child support services provided in cooperation with the federal government pursuant to Title IV-D of the Social Security Act, as amended.

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