CSPMTL 62 (Revision to the New Hire Rule, "Employer responsibilities")
Child Support Program Manual Transmittal Letter No. 62
November 7, 2011
TO: All Child Support Program Manual Holders
FROM: Michael B. Colbert, Director
SUBJECT: Revision to the New Hire Rule, "Employer responsibilities"

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

Amended RuleAmended Rule TitlePrior Effective Date of RuleEffective Date of Amendment
5011:12‑10‑90.1Employer responsibilities09/01/200512/01/2011
This rule describes the responsibilities of an employer to submit a new hire report to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The rule also lists the required data and the process of submitting the data; and identifies an employer's liability for failing to submit a new hire report. Changes from the existing rule include: add language to paragraph (C) requiring the employer to submit new information about the employee date of services when first performed. This information is required to comply with the revised federal regulation, section 453A of the Social Security Act (effective 6/8/11).
This rule is authorized by ORC sections 3121.8911 and 3125.25 and amplifies ORC sections 3121.891, 3121.892, 3121.893, 3121.8910, and 3125.03.21 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.