5101:12-20 Location
5101:12-20-05.3 Federal Parent Locator Service
Effective Date: December 15, 2021
Most Current Prior Effective Date: January 1, 2017

(A)The federal parent locator service (FPLS) is a national location system operated by the federal office of child support enforcement to assist states in locating individuals for the purpose of providing support enforcement program services. FPLS is accessed through the support enforcement tracking system (SETS).

(B)When no location valid address information or no employment information regarding an individuala non-custodial parent is obtained from the state parent locator service after sixty daysrecorded, SETS automatically submits the individual to FPLS.

(C)FPLS accesses multiple location sources including but not limited to:

(1)The national directory of new hire;

(2)The social security administration;

(3)The internal revenue service;

(4)The department of defense;

(5)The federal bureau of investigation; and

(6)The department of veterans affairs.

(D)FPLS continues to access these location sources every sixty days until the location and employment of the individual are verified.

Effective: 12/15/2021

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 9/20/2021 and 09/20/2026


Date: 11/30/2021

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 3125.08, 3125.25

Rule Amplifies: 3125.03, 3125.08, 4141.22

Prior Effective Dates: 09/01/1976, 12/01/1978, 08/01/1982, 11/11/1988, 08/01/1990, 05/22/1992 (Emer.), 08/01/1992, 12/21/1992, 04/01/1993, 06/02/2001, 06/15/2006, 01/01/2017