Title 15
Domestic Relations

Chapter 26
State Disbursement Unit for the Collection and Distribution of Child Support

R.I. Gen. Laws § 15-26-4

§ 15-26-4. Change in payee.

In cases in which support is assigned to the state pursuant to § 40-6-9 and where there is an existing child support order made payable to the obligee, after notice to the obligor and obligee, the state collection and disbursement unit and/or any other state or federal agency taking action to establish or enforce a child support or medical order shall direct the obligor or other payer through a wage withholding order to change the payee to the appropriate instate or interstate government entity without the necessity of a court order or a hearing relative to the child support order.

History of Section.
P.L. 1997, ch. 170, § 18; P.L. 2001, ch. 155, § 6.