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§15-9-5  Duty of department to parent. –

Published: 2015

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Domestic Relations


Support of Children [See Title 16 Chapter 97 – The Rhode Island Board

of Education Act]

SECTION 15-9-5

   § 15-9-5  Duty of department to parent.


(a) Prior to filing a claim pursuant to § 15-9-1, the department shall

seek the cooperation of the person from whom reimbursement for support and

maintenance may be sought.

   (b) The department shall inform the person that he or she

does not, for good cause, have to cooperate. The department shall explain to

the person his or her rights and obligations, including good cause for refusal

to cooperate, as set forth in 45 C.F.R. 232.41 et seq.

   (c) The department shall promulgate rules, regulations, and

procedures to implement this section.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1990, ch. 65, art. 38, § 2.)