3.1 - Introduction

Federal Authority:

Section 7 of the Privacy Act- Disclosure of Social Security Number (5 U.S.C. 552a)

United States Code

26 U.S.C. § 6103 Confidentiality and disclosure of returns and return information

26 U.S.C. § 7213 Unauthorized disclosure of information 

Social Security Act § 453(b)(2) Federal Parent Locator Service, § 454(26) State plan for child and spousal support, § 454A(f) Automated data processing

Code of Federal Regulations

45 CFR 302.35 State Parent Locator Service

45 CFR 303.21 Safeguarding and disclosure of confidential information

45 CFR 307.5 Mandatory computerized support enforcement systems

45 CFR 307.13 Security and confidentiality for computerized support enforcement systems in operation after October 1, 1997

State Authority:

Wyoming Statute

Wyo. Stat. §  20-6-101 et. seq. Child Support Enforcement Act

Wyoming Child Support Enforcement Rule

  Chapter 13 - Safeguarding and Disclosure of Confidential Information

Policy Number:  3.1

Effective Date:  October 1, 2014


This chapter contains the following sections and sub-sections:


Because the IV-D child support program has access to personal, financial, and other information on all of the participants within a child support case, each child support program shall have safeguards in effect to protect all confidential information handled by the IV-D agency.  In Wyoming, these safeguards include information received from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement and Bureau of Fiscal Service contained on the Wyoming CSP computer system, POSSE, protected by the federal Privacy Act, and released to the customers within the child support enforcement program.

Cross Reference


Version Number:  4

Last Revised:  July 1, 2014

Last Reviewed:  March 29, 2023