TITLE 15
Domestic Relations

CHAPTER 15-11.1
Full Enforcement of Support Obligations

SECTION 15-11.1-6


§ 15-11.1-6 Certification of noncompliance.

(a) The department may certify in writing to any appropriate board that a support obligor is not in compliance with a court order of support if:

(1) The obligor does not timely request a hearing upon service of a notice issued under § 15-11.1-3 and is not in compliance with a court order of support thirty-one (31) days after service of the notice or mailing of the notice;

(2) The family court issues a decision or order after a hearing that finds the obligor is not in compliance with a court order of support, and the obligor has not appealed the decision within any applicable appeal period provided by law for appeals of a decision or order of a magistrate of the family court; or

(3) After a decision or order of the family court has been appealed, a decision or order of the Rhode Island supreme court which determines or affirms that the obligor is not in compliance with a court order of support.

(b) The department's certification shall include a copy of the decision or order of the court, where applicable. The department shall send by first class mail a copy of any certification of noncompliance filed with a board to the obligor at the obligor's most recent address of record.

[See § 12-1-15 of the General Laws.]

History of Section.
(P.L. 1995, ch. 370, art. 29, § 6; P.L. 1995, ch. 374, § 6; P.L. 1997, ch. 170, § 5; P.L. 1998, ch. 442, § 6.)