Current as of: 2009
(a) Except in cases involving fraud, misrepresentation, or false statement, if a state or a political subdivision furnishes support to an individual obligee, it shall not have the right to initiate a proceeding under this chapter for the purpose of securing reimbursement for support furnished. The state shall have the right to initiate a proceeding for the purpose of:
(1) Obtaining continuing support; and/or
(2) Reimbursement in cases of fraud, misrepresentation, or false statement.
(b) The state shall have the right to recover all arrearages in court ordered support payments which were ordered or agreed to for continuing support and not for reimbursement of aid to families with dependent children (AFDC).
(c) Except to the extent that support furnished was obtained by fraud, misrepresentation or false statement, the state, through the department of administration, division of taxation, child support enforcement, shall take all necessary action, including court action, to dismiss all proceedings relating to reimbursement for support furnished and to vacate any orders relating to reimbursement for support furnished. The department shall further take all necessary action to discharge all liens against real estate and/or personal property which resulted from a proceeding for reimbursement for support furnished.
(d) No person who has paid the state any sum as a result of a proceeding for reimbursement of support furnished shall be entitled to a refund of the amount paid or a credit of the amount paid against a continuing support obligation or an arrearage of a support obligation.
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Rhode Island Laws: Child Support
U.S. Code Provisions: Child Support
Current as of: 2010
There is hereby established a regional transportation authority in the counties of Davidson, Sumner, Williamson, Wilson, Robertson, Cheatham, Maury, Dickson and Rutherford. In order for Davidson, Sumner, Williamson, Wilson, Robertson, Cheatham, Maury, Dickson or Rutherford County or any city, town or metropolitan government located within one (1) of these counties to participate in the regional transportation authority, the local government must pay its yearly local assessment to the authority within the time frame established by the authority. A county or city, town or metropolitan government may opt out of participation by means of a notice to the authority that it is ceasing payment of its yearly assessment, or the failure of any local government to pay its yearly assessment, after notice and within a time frame as established by the authority, shall result in a presumption of the authority that the local government's wishes to opt out of participation in the authority. Such presumption may be overcome by the local governments payment of current and past due assessments within a time frame established by the authority. The regional transportation authority shall be a body corporate and politic, shall be governed and managed as provided for in this chapter, and shall have the powers and duties provided for by this chapter and other applicable provisions of the law.
[Acts 1988, ch. 1026, § 1; 1989, ch. 140, § 1; 2003, ch. 306, § 1.]
U.S. Code Provisions: Transportation Authorities