Title 15
Domestic Relations

Chapter 16
Income Withholding

R.I. Gen. Laws § 15-16-15

§ 15-16-15. Initiation of income withholding with other jurisdictions.

(a) With respect to a state that has not adopted the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA), on behalf of any client for whom the department is already providing services, or on application of a resident of this state who is an obligee or obligor of a support order issued by this state, or of an agency to whom the obligee has assigned support rights, the department shall promptly request the agency of another jurisdiction in which the obligor of a support order derives income to enter the order for the purpose of obtaining income withholding against that income.

(b) The department shall compile and promptly transmit to the agency of the other jurisdiction all documentation required to enter a support order for this purpose.

(c) The department also shall immediately transmit to the agency of the other jurisdiction a certified copy of any subsequent modifications of the support order.

History of Section.
P.L. 1987, ch. 163, § 1; P.L. 1996, ch. 129, § 6; P.L. 1996, ch. 131, § 6; P.L. 1996, ch. 132, § 6; P.L. 1996, ch. 133, § 6.