CSPMTL 133 (Five Year Rule Review – Administrative Procedure)
Child Support Program Manual Transmittal Letter No. 133
January 22, 2018
TO: All Child Support Program Manual Holders
FROM: Cynthia C. Dungey, Director
SUBJECT: Five Year Rule Review – Administrative Procedure

These rules have been reviewed in accordance with section 106.031 of the Revised Code, which requires the review of all state agency rules within a five-year period.

The Office of Child Support (OCS) has filed the following rule with no changes. The effective date of the "no change" rule will remain the same as the existing rule.

Rule Rule Title Effective Date
5101:12‑30‑05 Administrative Subpoenas 2/1/2013

This rule describes the authority of the child support enforcement agency (CSEA) to issue administrative subpoenas.

This rule is authorized under ORC section 3125.25 and amplifies ORC sections 3125.03 and 5101.37.

OCS has amended the following rule.

Amended Rule Amended Rule Title

Prior Effective

Date of Rule

Effective Date of


5101:12‑30‑10 Service of Process 2/1/2013 2/1/2018

This rule describes the statutory steps a CSEA is required to take to ensure service of

process is accomplished in accordance with Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure.

Changes to the rule include: added "Ohio" to the "Rules of Civil Procedure" title, updated the effective dates to comply with the "Ohio Rules of Civil Procedure," replaced the words "a father, mother" with "a parent," and added paragraph (E) to comply with provisions of the recently revised Civil Procedure rule 4.2.

This rule is authorized by ORC section 3125.25 and amplifies ORC sections 3125.03 and 3125.25.


When the CSPMTL is published, the CSPM will be updated as follows:


  • An amended rule will be inserted and the previous version will be moved to the OAC Archive section of the eManuals.
  • A no change rule will continue with the same effective date.

The rules and forms in the CSPM can be accessed at:


Forms can also be accessed on the ODJFS Forms Central InnerWeb page at:



Paragraph (I)(1) of OAC rule 5101:12-1-01 states that, whenever a program change requires modification of local procedures, the CSEA is required to revise its internal procedural handbook and submit the revision to OCS within thirty days of the revision. The CSEA should carefully review the adopted and amended rules contained in this CSPMTL to determine whether they require the CSEA to update its internal procedural handbook.