Human Services

CHAPTER 40-5.2
The Rhode Island Works Program

SECTION 40-5.2-29

§ 40-5.2-29. Non-custodial parents.

Employment obligations. Any non-custodial parent who is required by order of the family court to pay support to any family receiving assistance of any kind under this chapter, and who is unemployed and, in whole or in part as a result of such unemployment, has failed to comply with all of the terms of such support order may, if permitted by a justice of the family court, purge his or her contempt by accepting employment approved by the court, paying wages no less than the state minimum wage and/or by participation on a full-time basis in a rapid job placement program.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2008, ch. 100, art. 16, § 1.)