CSPMTL 61 (Revision to the Termination of Services Rule)
Child Support Program Manual Transmittal Letter No. 61
October 21, 2011
TO: All Child Support Program Manual Holders
FROM: Michael B. Colbert, Director
SUBJECT: Revision to the Termination of Services Rule

The Office of Child Support (OCS) has amended the following rule:

Amended RuleAmended Rule TitlePrior Effective Date of RuleEffective Date of Amendment
5011:12‑10‑70Termination of Services12/15/200911/01/2011
This rule describes the termination of services criteria and the process the child support Enforcement Agency (CSEA) uses to terminate IV-D services or support enforcement program services (SEPS). Changes from the existing rule include: Revise the language in paragraphs (B)(9) and D(8) for clarity; and add two (2) new criteria in paragraph (D) to comply with new federal requirements regarding the treatment of intergovernmental cases.
This rule is authorized by ORC sections 3123.121 and 3125.25, and amplifies ORC sections 3121.441, 3123.12, and 3125.11.


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.

The rules and forms in the CSPM can be accessed 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 amended rule contained in this CSPMTL to determine whether they require the CSEA to update its internal procedural handbook.