CSPMTL 99 (Requirement to Cooperate with the CSEA)
Child Support Program Manual Transmittal Letter No. 99
May 29, 2015
TO: All Child Support Program Manual Holders
FROM: Cynthia C. Dungey, Director
SUBJECT: Requirement to Cooperate with the Child Support Enforcement Agency (CSEA)

The Office of Child Support (OCS) has amended the following rules. These rules were reviewed in accordance with sections 106.03 and 119.04 of the Revised Code, which requires the review of all state agency rules within a five-year period:

Amended RuleAmended Rule TitlePrior Effective Date of RuleEffective Date of Amendment
5101:12‑1‑56Assigned medical support collections incentives5/1/20126/1/2015
This rule describes the distribution of assigned medical support collections.
Changes to the rule include updating form JFS 06613 to show it is now form number ODM 06613 with a revised date of July 2014 and clarifying language for a stated acronym.
This rule is authorized by ORC section 3125.25 and amplifies sections 3125.03 and 3125.25.
5101:12‑1‑99Chapter 5101:12-1 forms - Ohio support enforcement program5/1/20146/1/2015
This rule contains a compilation of forms with their effective or revised effective date, referenced within various rules contained within division 5101:12 of the Administrative Code, but first cited within Chapter 5101:12-1 of the Administrative Code.
Changes to the rule include updating form JFS 06613 to show it is now form number ODM 06613 with a revised date of July 2014.
This rule is authorized by ORC section 3125.25.
5101:12‑10‑31Requirement to cooperate with the child support enforcement agency12/15/20096/1/2015
This rule describes the requirements for an applicant/recipient of Ohio Works First (OWF), applicant/recipient of Medicaid, and the Title IV-E agency that has custody of a child receiving Title IV-E Foster Care Maintenance (FCM) benefits, to cooperate with the CSEA to establish paternity and establish, modify, and enforce a child support order.
Changes to the rule include: clarification of instances of non-cooperation when a CSEA sends a notification letter; update to a referenced form number; and added language for consistency with OAC 5101:2‑47‑08.
This rule is authorized under ORC section 3125.25, 5101.591, 5107.05 and amplifies ORC sections 5101.58, 5101.59, 5107.20, 5107.22.


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.
  • An adopted rule will be inserted.

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. The CSEA should give particular care when reviewing the following rules as they contain new or modified requirements with which the CSEA must comply: