The department of job and family services shall charge an application fee of up to twenty-five dollars, as determined by rule adopted by the director of job and family services pursuant to Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, for furnishing services under Title IV-D of the "Social Security Act," 88 Stat. 2351 (1975), 42 U.S.C. 651, as amended, to persons not participating in Ohio works first under Chapter 5107. of the Revised Code or to persons not exempted from paying the fee under section 454(6)(B) of the "Social Security Act," as amended by the "Balanced Budget Act of 1997," 111 Stat. 625, 42 U.S.C. 654(6)(B). The director shall adopt rules pursuant to Chapter 119. of the Revised Code authorizing counties, at their option, to waive the payment of the fee. The application fee, unless waived pursuant to rules adopted by the director pursuant to this section, shall be paid by those persons.
Effective Date: 03-22-2001 .