1.  Record of all support orders.  On or before October 1, 1998, the department shall maintain a record of each support order established or modified in the State. The record must include standardized data elements, including the names, social security numbers and dates of birth of the parties. The department shall update and monitor the record relating to each support order in all cases in which support rights are assigned to the department or for which the department otherwise provides support enforcement services. The department and the judicial branch shall work cooperatively to develop efficient procedures for implementing the requirements of this subsection.  

[PL 1997, c. 537, §29 (NEW); PL 1997, c. 537, §62 (AFF).]

Terms Used In Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2104

  • Department: means the Department of Health and Human Services and its agents and authorized representatives. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • state: means any state, territory or possession of the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 101
  • Support order: means a judgment, decree or order, whether temporary, final or subject to modification, issued by a court or an administrative agency of competent jurisdiction for the support and maintenance of a child, including a child who has attained the age of majority under the law of the issuing state, or a child and the parent with whom the child is living, that provides for monetary support, health care, arrearages or reimbursement and may include related costs and fees, interest and penalties, income withholding, attorney's fees and other relief. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 19-A Sec. 2101
  • United States: includes territories and the District of Columbia. See Maine Revised Statutes Title 1 Sec. 72
2.  Automated data matching.  The department shall compare by automated data processing the record of each support order maintained by the department with the records of the Federal Government, other states and other state agencies for the purposes of matching, receiving and disclosing information as required by 42 United States Code, Chapter 7, Subchapter IV, Part D (1996). All state agencies shall work cooperatively with the department to develop automated procedures for providing the department with information the department is permitted access to for purposes of carrying out its responsibilities under the Social Security Act, Chapter 7, Subchapter IV, Part D.  

[PL 1997, c. 537, §29 (NEW); PL 1997, c. 537, §62 (AFF).]

§2104. Credit for dependent benefits (As enacted by PL 1997, c. 466, §8 and affected by §28 is REALLOCATED TO TITLE 19-A, SECTION 2107)

SECTION HISTORY

RR 1997, c. 1, §16 (RAL). PL 1997, c. 466, §8 (NEW). PL 1997, c. 466, §28 (AFF). PL 1997, c. 537, §29 (NEW). PL 1997, c. 537, §62 (AFF).