3115.21 Duties of state information agency.

(A) The department of job and family services is the state information agency under sections 3115.01 to 3115.59 of the Revised Code.

(B) The state information agency shall do all of the following:

(1) Compile a list, including addresses, of the tribunals in this state and each support enforcement agency in this state and transmit a copy to the state information agency of every other state that has adopted an act substantially similar to sections 3115.01 to 3115.59 of the Revised Code;

(2) Maintain a register of tribunals and support enforcement agencies received from other states;

(3) Forward to the appropriate tribunal in this state that has jurisdiction over the individual obligee or the obligor or the obligor's property, all documents concerning a proceeding under sections 3115.01 to 3115.59 of the Revised Code received from an initiating tribunal or the state information agency of the initiating state;

(4) Obtain information concerning the location of the obligor and the obligor's property within this state not exempt from execution, by such means as postal verification and federal or state parent locator services, examination of telephone directories, requests for the obligor's address from employers, and examination of governmental records, including, to the extent not prohibited by other law, those relating to real property, vital statistics, law enforcement, taxation, motor vehicles, drivers' licenses, and social security benefits.

Cite as R.C. § 3115.21

History. Effective Date: 07-01-2000