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2014 Statute


23-3109. Duty of obligee and public office to provide certain notices; records of support payments. (a) If an obligee is receiving income withholding payments under this act, the obligee shall give written notice of any change of address, within seven days after the change to the public office, clerk of the district court or court trustee through which the obligee receives the payments.

(b) If any support rights are assigned to the secretary for children and families, the obligee shall serve on the secretary for children and families a copy of any order for support providing for immediate income withholding or any notice of intent to apply for issuance of an income withholding order. If any support rights are assigned to the secretary for children and families, payments pursuant to an income withholding order shall be disbursed as the notice of assignment directs.

(c) The obligee or public office shall provide written notice to the court trustee or clerk of the court of any other support payments made, including but not limited to a setoff under federal or state law, a collection of unemployment compensation pursuant to K.S.A. 44-718, and amendments thereto, or a direct payment from the obligor. The clerk of the court issuing the order for support or other designated person shall record the amounts reported in such notices.

(d) Any public office and clerk of court which collects, disburses or receives payments pursuant to income withholding orders shall maintain complete, accurate and clear records of all payments and their disbursement. Certified copies of payment records maintained by a public office or clerk of court shall, without further proof, be admitted into evidence in any legal proceedings which concern the issue of support.

History: L. 1985, ch. 115, § 9; L. 1990, ch. 117, § 4; L. 1992, ch. 254, § 6; L. 2014, ch. 115, § 39; July 1.