CSPMTL 88 (Revisions of New Hire Rules)
Child Support Program Manual Transmittal Letter No. 88
April 3, 2014
TO: All Child Support Program Manual Holders
FROM: Cynthia C. Dungey, Director
SUBJECT: Revisions of New Hire Rules

The Office of Child Support (OCS) has amended the following rules. The rules have been reviewed to comply with HB 59 of the 130th General Assembly.

Amended RuleAmended Rule TitlePrior Effective Date of RuleEffective Date of Amendment
5101:12‑10‑90New Hire Reporting Program09/01/20055/01/2014
This rule identifies the federal law that requires Ohio to administer a new hire reporting program; contains definitions used in the rule and the supplemental rules; specifies that new hire reports are not public records; and notes that the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services may provide copies of new hire reports to the Bureau of Workers Compensation. Changes from the existing rule include: revised the effective date of the federal statute in paragraph (A); added a new definition of "newly hired employee" in paragraph (B)(4) to comply with the revisions to the federal statute.
This rule is authorized by ORC sections 3121.8911 and 3125.25, and amplifies ORC sections 3121.89, 3121.8910, and 3125.03.
5101:12‑10‑90.1Employer Responsibility12/01/20115/01/2014
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: deleted the terms "rehire" and "return to work" to comply with HB 59.
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.


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 rules contained in this CSPMTL to determine whether they require the CSEA to update its internal procedural handbook.