CSPMTL 140 (Court Order for Genetic Testing- 5 Year Rule Review)
Child Support Program Manual Transmittal Letter No. 140
September 17, 2018
TO: All Child Support Program Manual Holders
FROM: Cynthia C. Dungey, Director
SUBJECT: Court Order for Genetic Testing- 5 Year Rule Review

The Office of Child Support (OCS) has filed the following rule with no changes. The rule has been reviewed in accordance with section 106.03 of the Revised Code, which requires the review of all state agency rules within a five-year period.  The effective date of the “no change” rule will remain the same as the existing rule.

Rule Rule Title Effective Date of Rule
5101:12‑40‑25 Court Order for Genetic Testing 12/15/2006

This rule describes the process for court ordered genetic testing.

This rule is authorized by ORC section 3125.25, and amplifies ORC section 3111.09.


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

  • 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:


or on the ODJFS Forms Central Internet 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.