5101:12-70-05.10 The child support enforcement network.

(A) This rule describes the responsibilities of the child support enforcement agency (CSEA) to use the child support enforcement network (CSENet) in the processing of interstate cases to the greatest extent possible.

(B) "Child Support Enforcement Network" (CSENet) means the electronic communications network developed by the federal office of child support enforcement (OCSE) to transmit and receive case information between states in a standardized format.

(C) The CSEA shall use CSENet to take the following actions:

(1) Request location information on a putative father or absent parent from a state that has CSENet quick locate capability with Ohio. A CSENet "Quick Locate" (LO1) transaction shall be used for this purpose.

(2) Request case information, including support order information, from a state that has CSENet case status information capability with Ohio. A CSENet "Case Status Information" (CSI) transaction shall be used for this purpose.

(3) Request the establishment of paternity from a state that has CSENet paternity capability with Ohio. A CSENet "Paternity" (PAT) transaction shall accompany a Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (UIFSA)(2008) petition for this purpose.

(4) Request the establishment of a support order from a state that has CSENet establishment capability with Ohio. A CSENet "Establishment" (EST) transaction shall accompany a UIFSA petition for this purpose.

(5) Request the enforcement of a support order from a state that has CSENet enforcement capability with Ohio. A CSENet "Enforcement" (ENF) transaction shall accompany a UIFSA petition for this purpose.

(6) Transmit case status and information to a state that has CSENet managing state cases capability with Ohio. A CSENet "Managing State Cases" (MSC) transaction shall be used for this purpose.

(D) When a CSEA receives an incoming CSENet transaction, it shall take the actions required by the transaction within thirty days.

Effective: 7/1/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 03/22/2016 and 07/01/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3125.25
Rule Amplifies: 3115.317, 3125.03, 3125.07, 3125.08
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/98, 3/1/03, 9/1/05, 11/1/11