CSPMTL 64 (Revision to Rule 5101:12-30-25, "Role of the CSEA Administrative Officer")
Child Support Program Manual Transmittal Letter No. 64
December 14, 2011
TO: All Child Support Program Manual Holders
FROM: Michael B. Colbert, Director
SUBJECT: Revision to Rule 5101:12-30-25, "Role of the CSEA administrative officer"

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

Amended RuleAmended Rule TitlePrior Effective Date of RuleEffective Date of Amendment
5101:12‑30‑25Role of the CSEA administrative officer10/02/200601/01/2012
This rule describes the responsibility of the child support enforcement agency (CSEA) to employ an administrative officer for the purpose of conducting administrative hearings. The rule also lists the required criteria and qualifications of an administrative officer. Changes from the existing rule include: correct the rules reference in paragraph (A), and revise the language for clarity.
This rule is authorized by ORC sections 3111.53 and 3125.25 and amplifies ORC section 3111.53.


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.