3111.80 Hearing to determine child support and provision for health care.

If a request for issuance of an administrative support order is made under section 3111.29 or 3111.78 of the Revised Code or an administrative officer issues an administrative order determining the existence of a parent and child relationship under section 3111.46 of the Revised Code, the administrative officer shall schedule an administrative hearing to determine, in accordance with Chapters 3119. and 3121. of the Revised Code, the amount of child support any parent is required to pay, the method of payment of child support, and the method of providing for the child's health care.

The administrative officer shall send the mother and the father of the child notice of the date, time, place, and purpose of the administrative hearing. With respect to an administrative hearing scheduled pursuant to an administrative order determining, pursuant to section 3111.46 of the Revised Code, the existence of a parent and child relationship, the officer shall attach the notice of the administrative hearing to the order and send it in accordance with that section. The Rules of Civil Procedure shall apply regarding the sending of the notice, except to the extent the civil rules, by their nature, are clearly inapplicable and except that references in the civil rules to the court or the clerk of the court shall be construed as being references to the child support enforcement agency or the administrative officer.

The hearing shall be held no later than sixty days after the request is made under section 3111.29 or 3111.78 of the Revised Code or an administrative officer issues an administrative order determining the existence of a parent and child relationship under section 3111.46 of the Revised Code. The hearing shall not be held earlier than thirty days after the officer gives the mother and father notice of the hearing.

Cite as R.C. § 3111.80

History. Effective Date: 03-22-2001