I am petitioning the State of Pennsylvania to change the law on SSI recipients NOT haveing to pay child support.
Suplemental Security Income (SSI) is a supplemental income plan by the federal government. SSI is funded through tax revenues and was created to help individuals with disabilities pay for their basic needs such as food, clothing and shelter. To be eligible for SSI, a person must be over the age of 65, blind or disabled and have limited income or limited resources. The individual must also be a U.S. citizen and reside in the United States. SSI benefits are different from Social Security benefits in that they are not a substitute for wage loss but a secondary income based on need. Additionally, unlike with Social Security Disability, the SSI program does not provide for dependents of an SSI recipient.
Read more: Child Support & SSI Laws in Pennsylvania | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/list_6317861_child-support-ssi-laws-pennsylvania.html#ixzz1IUCNwVnr If you recieve cash benefits from welfare and ordered to pay child support it comes out of your cash benefit. If you recieve SSD and ordered to pay support you pay out of that benefit. Every other benefit out there you pay child support out of, if ordered, except for SSI. This law is telling me that a Man/Women can make 10 babies and not have to worry about paying for them cause they are on SSI. What is wrong with this picture? My personal expierence is I have a ex-boyfriend(Never Married)and a daughter from him who I am in custody of. He is on SSI, but the thing is he also works when he wants extra money. He works for so long then he gets lazy and quits, knowning he has the SSI check to fall back on. He gets a income tax return every year. My daughter gets nothing. What im hoping for is that there is alot more women or men in my situation out there and want to speak up against this law and have it changed where it doesnt matter what kind of income you have, if you make a child you are responsible for support of that child. Income is Income.