(A) The federal parent locator service (FPLS) is a national location system operated by the federal office of child support enforcement to assist states in locating individuals for the purpose of providing support enforcement program services. FPLS is accessed through the support enforcement tracking system (SETS).
(B) When no location information regarding an individual is obtained from the state parent locator service after sixty days, SETS automatically submits the individual to FPLS.
(C) FPLS accesses multiple location sources including but not limited to:
(1) The national directory of new hire;
(2) The social security administration;
(3) The internal revenue service;
(4) The department of defense;
(5) The federal bureau of investigation; and
(6) The department of veterans affairs.
(D) FPLS continues to access these location sources every sixty days until the location and employment of the individual are verified.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/06/2016 and 01/01/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3125.08, 3125.25
Rule Amplifies: 3125.03, 3125.08, 4141.22
Prior Effective Dates: 9/1/76, 12/1/78, 8/1/82, 11/11/88, 8/1/90, 5/22/92 (Emer), 8/1/92, 12/21/92, 4/1/93, 6/2/01, 6/15/06