General Assembly: 78 (2000 Regular GA) - Chapter 1096 - Child support — medical support — data matching


Published: 2000-04-14

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CH.1095 LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-EIGHTH G.A., 2000 SESSION 240

Sec. 16. Section 261.92, subsection 1, paragraph b, subparagraph (8), Code 1999, is amended to read as follows:

(8) Require development of equal employment opportunity reports, including the initia- tion of the processes necessary for the completion of the annual EEO e reports required by the federal equal employment opportunity commission.

Sec. 17. Section 261B.3A, Code 1999, is amended to read as follows: 261B.3A REQUIREMENT. A In order to register. a school offering eourses or programs of study leading to a degree in

the state of Iowa shall be accredited by an agency or organization approved or recognized by the United States department of education or a successor agency and be approved for opera- tion by the appropriate state ageneies in all other states in '""hieh it operates or maintains a presenee college student aid commission.

Sec. 18. Section 261B.4, subsection 9, Code 1999, is amended to read as follows: 9. \\'hether The name of the sehool is aeeredited by any accrediting agency recognized by

the United States department of education or a successor agency and, if so, the name of the aeereditation body which has accredited the school and the status under which accredita- tion is held.

Sec. 19. Section 261B.9, subsection 6, Code 1999, is amended to read as follows: 6. V.'hether The name of the sehool is aeeredited by an accrediting agency recognized by

the United States department of education or its successor agency which has accredited the school.

Sec. 20. TRANSFER OF OSTEOPATHIC FORGIVABLE LOAN REVOLVING FUND MONEYS BY TREASURER. On the effective date of this Act, the treasurer of state shall transfer any balance in the osteopathic forgivable loan program2 to the osteopathic physi- cian recruitment revolving fund established pursuant to section 13 of this Act.

Sec.21. DIRECTION TO CODE EDITOR. The Code editor is directed to correct internal references in section 261.9 of the Code as necessary in conjunction with the enactment of this Act.

Approved April 14, 2000

CHAPTER 1096 CHILD SUPPORT - MEDICAL SUPPORT - DATA MATCHING

S.F.2254

AN ACT relating to child support, immunity from liability for financial institutions relating to data matching and levies against accounts, including medical support and payment of costs to financial institutions for data matching and automation program development and providing for retroactive applicability.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 252E.1, subsection 10, Code 1999, is amended to read as follows: 10. "Order" means a support order entered pursuant to chapter 234, 252A, 252C, 252F.

252H, 252K. 598, 600B, or any other support chapter, or pursuant to a comparable statute of a foreign jurisdiction, or an ex parte order entered pursuant to section 252E.4. "Order" also includes a notice of such an order issued by the child support recovery unit to an employer.

, See chapter 1232. §89 herein

241 LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-EIGHTH G.A., 2000 SESSION CH.I096

Sec. 2. Section 252E.2, Code 1999, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION. 4. A medical support order of a foreign jurisdiction may be entered

or filed with the clerk of the district court. However, entry of such a medical support order under this subsection does not constitute registration of that medical support order.

Sec. 3. Section 2521.4, subsections 3 and 4, Code Supplement 1999, are amended to read as follows:

3. The unit may pay a reasonable fee to a financial institution for conducting the data match required in subsection 2, not to exceed the lower of either one hundred fifty dollars for each quarterly data match or the actual costs incurred by the financial institution for each quarterly data match. However, the unit may also adopt rules pursuant to chapter 17 A to specify a fee amount for each quarterly data match based upon the estimated state share of funds collected under this chapter, which, when adopted, shall be applied in lieu of the one hundred fifty dollar fee under this subsection. In addition, the unit may pay a reasonable fee to a financial institution for automation programming development performed in order to conduct the data match required in subsection 2, not to exceed the lower of either five hun- dred dollars or the actual costs incurred by the financial institution. The unit may use the state share of funds collected under this chapter to pay the fees to financial institutions under this subsection. For state fiscal years beginning July 1, 1999, and July 1,2000, the unit may use up to one hundred percent of the state share of such funds. For state fiscal years beginning on or after July 1, 2001, the unit may use up to fifty percent of the state share of such funds. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, a financial institu- tion shall have until a date provided in the agreement in subsection 2 to submit its claim for a fee under this subsection. If the unit does not have sufficient funds available under this subsection for payment of fees under this subsection for conducting data matches or for automation program development performed in the fiscal year beginning July 1. 1999, the cost may be carried forward to a il:1h:lre the fiscal year beginning July 1. 2000. The unit may also use funds from an amount assessed a child support agency of another state, as defined in section 252H.2, to conduct a data match requested by that child support agency as pro- vided in 42 U.S.C. § 666(a)(14) to pay fees to financial institutions under this subsection.

4. a.. =Hie A financial institution is immune from any liability in any action or proceeding, whether civil or criminal, '",'flieR might otRep .... ise be ineliFFed or imflosed for any of the following:

Q-;- ill Any The disclosure of any information released by ffte a financial institution to the unit pursuant to this seetion chapter or the rules or procedures adopted by the unit to imple- ment this chapter. including disclosure of information relating to an obligor who maintains an account with the financial institution or disclosure of information relating to any other person who maintains an account with the financial institution that is provided for the purpose of complying with the data match reQyirements of this section and with the agree- ment entered into between the financial institytion and the ynit pyrsyant to sybsection 2.

IT. ID Any encumbrance or surrender of any assets held by ffte a financial institution in response to a notice of lien or levy issued by the unit.

e,. ill Any etftet: action talren in or omission in connection with good faith .e.ff2m to comply with this seetion or seetion 2521.7 chapter or any rules or procedyres that are adopted by the ynit to implement this chapter.

ID The disclosyre. yse. or misyse by the ynit or by any other person of information provided or assets delivered to the ynit by a financial institytion.

b. For the pm:poses of this section. "financial institytion" inclydes officers. directors. employees. contractors. and agents of the financial institytion.

Sec. 4. RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY. Section 2521.4, subsection 3,1 as amended in this Act, is retroactively applicable to January 1, 2000.

Approved April 14, 2000

I See chapter 1232, §90, 95 herein