Title 15
Domestic Relations

Chapter 25
Credit Reporting

R.I. Gen. Laws § 15-25-2

§ 15-25-2. Furnishing consumer reports to child support agency.

The department of administration, division of taxation, child support enforcement agency, is authorized to request consumer reports provided the agency certifies to the credit reporting agency in writing the following:

(1) The consumer credit report is needed for the purpose of establishing an individual’s capacity to pay child support or determining the appropriate level of such payments;

(2) The paternity of the consumer for the child to which the obligation relates has been established or acknowledged by the consumer in accordance with state laws which the obligation arises;

(3) The consumer has been given at least ten (10) days prior notice, by certified mail, to the last known address, that the report will be requested and be made available to the consumer; and

(4) The consumer credit report will be kept confidential, will be used solely for the purpose described in subdivision (1) of this section and will not be used in connection with any other civil, administrative or criminal proceeding.

History of Section.
P.L. 1998, ch. 370, § 4.